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10 Holiday Hairstyles Perfect for Any Occasion  

Are you prep-hair-ing for the holidays? We know it's important to look and feel your best for all your holiday festivities. Whether you're hosting a small gathering or attending a party, we have your holiday hair covered.  

Check out our 10 simple hairstyle ideas for all hair types to help you sleigh this holiday season! 

For the glam holiday party… 

 1. Sleek Low Pony 

This trendy hairstyle is oh-so-glam and oh-so-easy to do at home! It’s perfect for the holiday occasions where you need to jazz up your look. Create a side or middle part and simply pull your hair into a low ponytail, then use a pomade, such as Solutions Texturizing Pomade, to secure this hairstyle to ensure it'll last the entire holiday soiree.   

2. Slicked Back 

The slicked-back hairstyle is simple, clean and perfect for those events where you’d like to take your hairstyle to the next level. This hairstyle works best on longer hair to achieve the slicked-back look. Incorporate a pomade, like Solutions by Great Clips Pomade for Men

For the daytime celebrations… 

3. Pixie Cut 

The pixie cut is making a comeback! This blast from the past is perfect for the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Your hair will stay out of your face so you can deck the halls all day long! Accessorize with a statement headband to instantly elevate your fresh look.  

4. Classic Scissor Cut 

This timeless haircut is easy to maintain and takes no time to style, making it the perfect haircut for the busiest time of the year. Spruce up this look with styling gel to add a little volume and texture. 

For the adventurous festivities… 

5. Shag 

If you’re searching for a low-maintenance look that’s easy to style, the shag is for you! Perfect for both short and long hair, this casual but elegant hairstyle will have you feeling merry and bright this holiday season. Pin your hair back with a sparkly clip for an extra festive touch! 

6. Crew Cut 

This fresh haircut will ensure you’re looking and feeling great for even the most adventurous holiday activities! You’ll love how easy it is to manage this timeless hairstyle. Don’t forget to start with a fresh haircut at your local Great Clips salon to ensure this hairstyle looks great.  

For the laidback gatherings… 

7. Wispy Bangs  

Enter the holiday season with a bang(s). Bangs are a simple addition to your hair and perfect for winter months! Try out wispy bangs for a cozy, effortless look that instantly elevates any hairstyle. 

8. Embrace Natural Texture 

Keep it simple this holiday season by keeping it natural! If you have naturally curly or wavy hair, amplify your natural texture by defining your hair with a mousse or gel when styling, such as Solutions Curl Whipped Mousse. For best results when styling your natural hair, you’ll want to ensure your hair is well moisturized to combat dry hair during colder months.  

For the holiday host… 

9. Textured Lob 

Add some layers to your classic lob to give it a voluminous, textured look! This hairstyle is simple, stunning and perfect for refreshing your look for holiday festivities. Accessorize with cute clips to add a special touch!  

 10. Sleek Comb-Over 

The sleek comb-over is a quick and easy hairstyle. When you’re hosting a holiday party, you’re probably running around a bit more than you’d like. This hairstyle is perfect for that! Use a pomade to achieve the desired comb-over and ensure it stays in place.  


While it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s also the busiest. So, skip waiting in the salon by using our waitlist feature on the Great Clips app. You can see your place in line after you check in – so you can get more of those holiday errands done before your haircut! 

What holiday looks do you plan to try out this season? Share with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Head to your local Great Clips salon for a fresh cut and check out our Solutions by Great Clips products to help you achieve the perfect, holiday hairstyle. 


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