7 stunning hairstyles during the festive season

Though we do not get a lot of time in our daily lives to look our best, festivals, or the festive season is a whole different story. Just after the month of August passes, we feel the festivities in the air as the months from September to November approach. And you surely know what those mean! Yes, we are talking about the festive season. In fact, we do not have just one festival but multiple ones during this time. From Durga Puja and Navratri to Dussehra, Ganesh Chaturthi, and Diwali, it is safe to say that this is the time of the year we all crave for.

Besides, the enjoyment itself, what we really crave is planning for our dresses, makeup, and hair. Before the festive season, we go shopping early not only because all the good outfits will be gone but also because we have to decide our hair, makeup, and jewelry in advance too, according to the outfits we will sport each day. However, it can be really tough to think about new hairstyles to go with each outfit of yours. Moreover, the hairstyles you pin on your Pinterest board can be quite hard to replicate too. Yes Madam provides at-home salon services for all occasions and of course, including hairstyles for the wedding season and for the festive season as well! But if you want to try out simple yet elegant hairstyles on your own, here are the ones that would make you look absolutely gorgeous.

Hairstyles that you can rock this festive season

Before we dive into the details of festive hairstyles women can opt for, you can also read about some classy hairstyle ideas for men on our blog.

1. Milkmaid braids

Festive hairstyle
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This is one of the most stunning hairstyles that you can sport this year in the festive season. It would look really amazing with your traditional Indian attires like kurtas, salwars and especially with lehengas. If you have longer hair, you can easily sport this hairstyle without any trouble. Here are the steps you need to follow to replicate this hairstyle. You just need to make two braids on both sides of your head and then wrap them together above the nape of your neck. This is an intricate and artful hairstyle that is stealing the hairstyle trends lately and you must try this out this year.

2. Messy side bun

This hairstyle has been around for quite a while now and this is one that would never go out of style. Though it may be considered by some as primarily a wedding hairstyle, you can sport a messy side bun on any occasion. For example, just like you would get all dolled up in such functions as weddings, engagements, or pre-wedding functions like sangeet, you can replicate this hairstyle on Navratri and Diwali. You should also make sure that you have the accessories to really tie up the look together. This hairstyle is pretty much self-explanatory and hence should be easy to create. In fact, you can get quite creative in the way you place the bun and think about how the bun appears as well. Also, you must not forget to spritz on some hair spray so that your updo doesn’t come undone.

3. Milkmaid side braids

If you love beach vibes and effortless hairstyles, this hairstyle is the perfect one for you. And you don’t need to worry about this hairstyle not fitting the occasion because it would look gorgeous with any ethnic attire. You can totally go for this hairstyle if you have medium or long hair. Moreover, this hairstyle gives you plenty of room to get creative. You could incorporate braids at the side of your head or leave a few strands hanging to frame your face while having a beautiful brain cascading down your shoulder. Spray on some hairspray to keep it all together.

4. Double waterfall braid updo

Hairstyle for festive season
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Another intricate and elegant hairstyle you could try for this festive season is this double waterfall braid updo. Not only will this hairstyle look great with any outfit, you would be on top of your hair game for the whole day with this gorgeous hairstyle. This hairstyle may be a bit tough for some so don’t be afraid to ask for help. After braiding your hair on the side of your head in a waterfall braid, wrap up your remaining hair in a braided or simple bun. Do not forget to spray on some hairspray to keep this gorgeous hairstyle in place.

5. Half up, half down

Though this hairstyle may seem simple to you and may not seem sophisticated enough for the festive season, you can rest assured that this hairstyle can steal the show too. Secure the hair on the top of your head with a few bobby pins and make sure it looks sleek. Leave the rest of your hair cascading down and accessorize nicely. This hairstyle would go nicely with any Indian or Western attire and would make you look extremely stylish and glamorous.

6. Textured ponytail

Yet another hairstyle that may sound simple but is definitely not. Besides being a gorgeous hairstyle for any type of attire, Indian or western, this hairstyle is easy to replicate and will leave you with a look that is non-pareil. The key to making this hairstyle a festive one is to make it look effortless and elegant. First, you need to secure your hair in a ponytail but leave a few strands to frame your face so that it is not too slicked out. Secure your flouncy ponytail and you are good to go!

7. Dutch buns

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Here is yet another flirty and gorgeous hairstyle for the festive season and here’s how you can replicate it. First, you should make a Dutch braid starting at the crown and going to the top of your head. Then, you need to make a bun and secure it in place at the top of your head. Leaving the hair on your neck would help you remain cool and fresh. The best makeup with this hairstyle would be an edgy look with glossy lips and a graphic liner.


It won’t be wrong to say that the above-listed hairstyles are quite stunning and would look extraordinarily beautiful in the festive season. Though most of them can be easily replicated, some of them might be tough. Thus, Yes Madam offers its at-home salon services where you can get your hair done by trained professionals in the comforts of your home this festive season. This is your chance to steal the show this Navratri and Diwali!

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