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The Trendiest Holiday Hair Looks for 2014

The holidays can be hectic, but your holiday hair shouldn't be. Whether you're at a Christmas church service, frying latkes at home, or hosting Friendsgiving, we've got a style for you.

Crisscross Pony

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This crisscross pony from A Beautiful Mess is an adorable update on an old standby. Wear this look for all your holiday events, from caroling with friends to cuddling by the fire.

Photo: A Beautiful Mess

Knotted Half Updo

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Just Bebe XO has the perfect holiday look for low-maintence ladies. Add a cheerful touch to effortless beach waves with a cute knotted half-pony.

Photo: Just Bebe XO

Bohemian Half-Up Fishtail Braid

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Fishtail hairstyles aren't just for summer! This boho braid will be right at home with a cashmere sweater and some knee-high boots. Get the full tutorial here.

Twisted Halo

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You'll look simply angelic with a stylish halo hairstyle. This undone updo from Twist Me Pretty is your best bet for low-key holiday hair.

Photo: Twist Me Pretty

Braided Bun

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Bows aren't just for presents! Copy this look from Join the Mood, and add a pretty clip or ribbon to a braided bun for gorgeous holiday hair.

Photo: Join The Mood

Big Bouffant

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Turn up the volume at any holiday party with this teased retro look from Bobby Glam. Paired with cat eyes and a festive red lip, this hairstyle is perfection.

Photo: Bobby Glam

Holiday Hair Bow

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Far from Lady Gaga–like proportions, this holiday hair bow is sweet and simple. You'll look as pretty as a present with this fun half-updo. Get the full tutorial here.

Upside Down Braid Bun

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This fun look from Barefoot Blonde is almost too simple to re-create: Just turn your head upside down, do a French or Dutch braid to the crown, and twist the rest into a bun. It's sleek enough for a party dress and casual enough for a comfy winter sweater.

Photo: Barefoot Blonde

Side-Braided Bun

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The Freckled Fox gives the classic low-key messy bun a trendy update with tiny accent braids. Her laid-back look is perfect for downtime with friends and family.

Photo: The Freckled Fox

Wraparound Rope-Braid Bun

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Perfect for a holiday party or a formal family dinner, this braided updo is easier than it looks. Get the full tutorial here.

Retro Sidesweep

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Hair and Makeup by Steph has holiday glam down pat. This super-sleek sideswept look is timeless and flattering on all face shapes. If your family or significant other insists on getting holiday pictures, this should be your go-to style.

Photo: Hair and Makeup by Steph

Double Lace Braid

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If you're the office trendsetter or the family fashionista, this look from Alexsis Mae is the holiday hair for you. Rock these trendy braids with a pair of statement earrings to steal the show.

Photo: Alexsis Mae

Bow Braids

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This fun, feminine, bow-braid tutorial from Hair Romance gets you the perfect look for a family holiday get-together. A look this sweet is sure to win everyone over, even if you forgot to bring a side dish... again.

Photo: Hair Romance

Twisted Crown Braid

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Crown braids are the ultimate in trendy hairstyles this year, so a simple, twisted look is sure to garner tons of compliments. Get the full tutorial here.


Bouffant Half-Updo

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This half-up holiday hairdo from Makeup Wearables is ideal for a wintertime date night. Think holiday parades, viewing holiday lights, and spiked hot chocolate!

Photo: Makeup Wearables

Mid Knot

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Forget the topknot—this look from The Small Things Blog proves a low bun can be just as chic. This easy-to-style 'do is perfect for the hectic holiday season. If you're the type of girl who's still wrapping gifts when it's time to go out the door, then go ahead and rock this quick and easy updo.

Photo: The Small Things Blog

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