Whether you are the host for your family and friends or an attendee this Thanksgiving, there will be lots of phone cameras documenting the special day. Prepare to look fabulous for Thanksgiving as well as for the Black Friday sale. Holidays seasons will be upon us so, even if your outfit game is on the relaxed and comfy side, your hair game will make you look like an A-lister. Here is a list of Thanksgiving hairstyle ideas of all time for every hair texture, color, and length that will make you look camera-ready this holiday season.
Thanksgiving Hairstyle Ideas
Thanksgiving Hairstyle Ideas
1. Ponytail With Braids For Thanksgiving
Ponytails are a classic hairstyle, and you can never go wrong with it. Create a braid of your choice on your ponytail and own Thanksgiving this year. Your look will go from cozy to high-fashion in less than 2 minutes. Choose a clean and sharp look for Thanksgiving, and you can rock this look during the black Friday sale. Add some color to your eyes with a pair of dangling earrings, and you are ready for the feast. This hairstyle will work for any hair types, and it won’t take you longer than two minutes to achieve this look.
2. Show Off Your Natural Curls For Thanksgiving
There is nothing more beautiful than a woman who flaunts her curls. Different women have different curl patterns. Make your stunning locks the center of attention while giving thanks this year. Use a hair diffuser of your choice to set the look. Create a deep part with this hairstyle to make your face the center of attention. It is an effortless look that won’t take you more than five minutes. You have the option to go with this hairstyle when you hit the stores during the Black Friday sale and expect tons of compliments.
3. The Pineapple Hairstyle
When we think of pineapple, our mind goes straight to tropical summer days and warmth. If you have curly hair, you have to try this hairstyle during the Thanksgiving festivities. This is another hairstyle that is low maintenance yet chic. Follow these detailed and straightforward methods to create the perfect pineapple hairstyle that will last for hours.
Step one: Comb your hair thoroughly.
Step two: Apply a hair mousse of your choice or try out Design Essentials Almond and Avocado Curl Enhancing Mousse from the Indique Virgin Hair. It does not leave any flaky residue.
Step three: After you finish step two, brush your hair again and tie it into a high ponytail.
Step four: Tease your curls to create a voluminous look.
Step five: Grab a scarf or a bandana. Choose a colorful one to create a lively look.
1. Fold your bandana into a triangle and wrap it around your hair.
2. Grab the edges and secure it by creating a knot or two.
3. Go the extra mile and tuck the remaining flaps to create a slick look.
These are the six simple steps needed to create the pineapple hairstyle. You can choose this hairstyle if you are traveling, going out, or shopping during the Black Friday sale.
4. Lob With Tons Of Texture
If you are in the in-between stage where your hair isn’t short enough to be called a bob nor long enough to be a shoulder-length hair, this would be called a lob. There are so many Hollywood A-list stars that have rocked this textured lob hairstyle. Our favorite star turned pop star has been spotted with this hairstyle several times. If you have thin and fine hair, grab your curling wand and start curling your hair to achieve tons of texture. This is the perfect hairstyle if you are hosting the Thanksgiving dinner because it does not require a village to look beautiful in this hairstyle.
Choose the parting style of your choice to look camera-ready throughout the affair.
5. Curly Ponytail Hairstyle
If you couldn’t visit your local hair salon to get a stunning look because of the pandemic, then we have a solution for you. There are two hairstyles we recommend (depending on your hair type and texture). First, if you have curly hair, tie it into a ponytail just above the nape of your neck. You won’t have to put in extra effort because your naturally curly locks will come through for you. The second option is for women with thin hair; tie your hair into a ponytail and use your curler to create waves. This method will make you look gorgeous and youthful. Pro tip: purchase hair extensions during the Black Friday sale and forget about thin ponytails.
6. Loose French Braid
This hairstyle is for ladies, who are always in charge of hosting Thanksgiving dinner. It is not easy being the reigning queen of Thanksgiving. Choose this loose French braid hairstyle because it is effortlessly beautiful and easy to achieve. This loose French braid takes about two minutes to create, so you have ample of time to pick out the perfect dress to go with this look. Let your makeup and outfit be the center of attention, while your hair compliments the whole ensemble. You will be ready in no time with this hairstyle.
7. Half-up Hairstyle
Slay Thanksgiving brunch or dinner with this half-up hairstyle. Zendaya is a style icon you should follow when it comes to hair, glam, fashion, and everything else. She looked terrific in a half-up hairstyle a few red carpets ago. Recreate her iconic hairstyle for Thanksgiving this year. Assemble your hair into a half-up ponytail and create effortless waves throughout your hair. This hairstyle is chic and playful, and that’s exactly what you need when you are attending a Thanksgiving fiesta. If you have short hair and you want to achieve this look, shop for hair extensions during the Black Friday sale. A lot of hair boutiques are doing a pre-black Friday sale. Go the extra mile and take out a few stands on each side of your face.
8. Kendall Jenner Inspired Messy Bun Hairstyle
Who doesn’t want to look like the highest-paid supermodel in the world? There is no doubt that the oldest Jenner sister is an absolute beauty, and her hair game is strong with natural colors. Whether you are wearing a pantsuit or a dress this Thanksgiving dinner, choose this messy bun hairstyle inspired by Kendall Jenner. This hairstyle is a time-saver, and you will look like a high-end model that always looks good in photos. Create a middle part and tie your hair into a messy bun. Don’t forget to pull out a few strands of your locks to achieve this look.
9. Double Dutch Braids for Thanksgiving 2020
Just like ponytails, braids are a classic. Thanksgiving is an excellent time for you and your sister or daughter to try these double Dutch braids. If you have a little one, then twin with her during the holiday season and strengthen your bond. This hairstyle will look fabulous, no matter your hair texture, length, or color. Start braiding from the top of your head until you reach the ends and secure the look with a rubber band on each braid. Pull out a few strands and loosen the braids at the top of your head to achieve a voluminous look.
10. Short Hair With Mini Bows
Are you looking for a minimalistic and straightforward hairstyle this Thanksgiving? Look no further than this short hair with mini bows. This hairstyle is inspired by our favorite Pretty Little Liar, Lucy Hale. Brush your hair and divide it into two sections. Put on a mini bow clip on each section and use your short hair to frame your face. No matter what you wear, you will look amazing in your holiday pictures with this hairstyle.
11. Side-Parted Hairstyle With Waves
Are you looking for a reason to bust out your hair curler? Thanksgiving will be upon us soon, so why not create tons of waves on your side-parted hairstyle. Pick a side and part your hair, then bring out your curling wand. Create chunky S-shaped curls from the top until the bottom and slay Thanksgiving. If you need an extra oomph, use hair extensions on it or wear your human hair wigs that way, you won’t damage your hair from the heat. If you are looking for new wigs and extensions, check out Indique Virgin Hair and similar hair stores for incredible deals during the Black Friday sale frenzy.
12. A Pixie Cut With Long Layers
Short hairstyles such as pixie cuts do not get the attention and praise it deserves. If you get the chance to visit a salon before your Thanksgiving dinner, you need to try this pixie cut hairstyle with long layers. In this hairstyle, your layers will gradually become longer as it descends. This look is feminine, and the bangs add an extra vigor to your overall look. Choose a pink color with dark roots to achieve a contrasting and multi-tone look. The compliments won’t stop rolling when you step outside of your house during the holiday season.
13. Flipped Ends Hairstyle For Thanksgiving
Choose this hairstyle with flipped ends when you are visiting your partner's parents for Thanksgiving. This hairstyle is elegant and screams old school glamour. Gather your hair at the crown and secure it with a hairband. Create flipped ends with your curling wand. Pair this look with a classic Chanel Jacket and skirt, and you will win over your partner’s family within a few minutes.
14. Bejeweled Cornrows For Thanksgiving
Make your cornrows stand out in the crown with accessories. You have the option to choose from different hair rings and beads. You can also add yarn thread and intertwine it with your cornrows. Let your hair be the star for the nigh center of attention, and wear clothes that will accentuate your hairstyle. PSA: if you aren’t an expert at braiding cornrows, make sure you get it done by a professional.
15. Braided Low Ponytail
If you want the ultimate effortless and cozy hairstyle, then you have got to choose this low braided ponytail during your intimate family Thanksgiving dinner. You don’t have to spend money and get your hair done. Part your hair in your desired side and do a three-strand or a knot braid on your low ponytail. You have the option to loosen your braid to get the most out of this effortless look.
16. Bantu Knots For This Thanksgiving
This hairstyle is one of the cutest and chicest protective looks of all time. Protect your hair while looking stunning as hell. Bantu Knots hairstyle is a work of art, and you will look like a masterpiece when you wear this hairstyle during Thanksgiving with your friends and family. When you create this look, make sure you leave a few strands out to braid them separately. Add rings and beads on your knots and braids, and be ready to blow your guests away.
17. Bouncy Curls With Hair Clips
Little Mix singer Leigh-Anne Pinnock always flaunts her naturally curly hair on her Instagram account. One of our favorite hairstyles is her bouncy curls with butterfly hair clips. This is a simple hairstyle that does not require a lot of styling. All you need to do to achieve this hairstyle is to apply a curl defining hair mousse before heading out for Thanksgiving dinner, and don’t forget the golden butterfly hair clips.
18. Long And Loose Wavy Hairstyle
Embrace your thin and fine hair with this long and loose wavy hairstyle. Use your curling wand to create stunning loose waves on your hair during your Thanksgiving outing. This hairstyle is beautiful and reminds us of warm summer days. Wrap a bulky wool or cotton scarf around your neck and wear a beanie with this hairstyle to get ready for the fall season.
These are some of our favorite Thanksgiving hairstyle ideas that you should try this year. Look your absolute best whether you are hosting the famous supper or attending it. You can choose from a wide range of hairstyles mentioned above, and most of the hairstyles will suit any hair type, color, and length. Don’t forget to shop during this Black Friday sale because it will be better than before, and as mentioned earlier, many stores are offering a pre-black Friday sale; don’t wait any longer; go get what you deserve.
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