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5 Easy and Elegant Hairdos for the Festive Season

Samreen Samad, Team iDiva
21 October 2013

Most of us dread the idea of creating a new hairstyle for a special occasion. It usually involves too much money, time and effort to get a rocking hairdo. So, usually we just bring out our flat irons and curling tongs and just leave our hair open *yawn*. This festive season try these awesome hairstyles, which look red carpet-worthy and can be done effortlessly.

twisted bun
twisted bun

Twisted bun
This hairstyle is super cute and very simple. You will require a comb, bobby pins, plastic rubber bands and flower hair accessories to get this gorgeous bun. This hairdo is perfect for women who have medium to long hair and looks great for the festive season. The flower hair accessories add a feminine and holiday touch to the hairstyle. You can watch the tutorial here.

Waterfall twist
Waterfall twist

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Waterfall twist
This hairstyle works for almost all kinds of hair and can be done easily. You only require a few bobby pins and you’re good to go. The waterfall twist is not only simple but it looks intricate and beautiful as well. You can work this hairstyle on both straight as well as curly hair and it looks great with a sari, salwar kameez or lehenga. Here’s a really simple tutorial of the waterfall twist.

Sassy updo for short hair
Sassy updo for short hair

Sassy updo for short hair

Most women with short hair end up leaving their hair open for special occasions as they think there’s not much you can do with a short crop. But that’s not true. With a little patience and enthusiasm you can get this stunning updo which will immediately turn heads. Check here.

fishtail updo
fishtail updo

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Fishtail updo
There’s no denying that the fishtail braid looks uber cool, but if you think it’s done to death and too casual for a festive occasion, then give your regular fishtail braid a twist by... twisting it. The bun may look complicated but don’t let that scare you; watch the video to know how easy and fun it is.

Twist around side braid
Twist around side braid

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Twist around side braid
This one looks amazing and is quick and effortless. All you need for this hairdo is a few rubber bands and long hair.  So, on days when you’re running out of time but still want a smashing hairstyle, here’s what you need to do.

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