Who doesn’t love the holidays? We get time off, we’re traveling, we’re resting, and we’re showing up and out with glamorous holiday looks. If you’re a parent, you’re tasked with spreading the holiday spirit throughout the family and coordinating looks for your children. Whether it’s a school play, classroom party, or family event, there’s no shortage of opportunities to create fun and festive holiday hairstyles. Whether you aim to go glam with soft curls or updo or get silly with accessories like headbands or colored hair pieces, there are endless ways to create a holiday hairstyle for your kids.
If you’re ready to get inspired, then get ready to screenshot and save these 12 adorable holiday hairstyles for your tiny tots.
1. Bubble Braids with Cornrows
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It’s giving range, dimension, and lots of accessories with the beautiful headband and silver clasps to decorate the bubble braids.
2. Half up/down with twisted crown
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We love to see a wash and go with a little flair. This mom elevates the curls by twisting two separate sections to create a crown across the middle of the head.
3. Loose Curls With Pearls
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The best holiday hairstyles are simple and this is one that you can easily replicate regardless of texture by simply including festive jewels across the top and and middle of the head.
4. Rope Twists
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We all know that the dress and hair are the staples of traditional family portraits. A protective style like these ornate rope twists are long, beautiful, and easy to maintain all season.
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Twists are a fun and simple protective style that keeps the strands moisturized and can help with length retention. Adding a little fun accessory a bow, is an easy way to dress this style up for the holidays.
6. Bubble braids
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Bubble braids have been all the rage this season because they work with any texture and can be dressed up or down with a fun part.
7. Mohawk Buns
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Updos are really chic ways to style any hair texture during the holidays. This mohawk bun is simple, and pretty and can be decorated with festive clips throughout the hair.
8. Braided ponytails
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Bring on the braids and beads. Ponytails are always a go-to style because you can easily section different hair pieces and tie them up with a band. This look takes that concept to the next level with blinged out jewels throughout the hair.
9. Formal Updo
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If your tiny tot opts for a blowout or silk press, you can still rock a classic holiday hairstyle like an updo. Pulling out loose pieces to frame the face is great for adding dimension, which can be curled or left straight.
10. Space Buns
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Space buns are always fun to create with any braided style and the pop of color weaved into each bun is perfect for ushering in December.
12. Two Buns
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This adorable style takes a classic look like two buns and elevates it by twisting them to the front and using gold accessories for additional holiday glam.
Let these holiday hairstyles rule the season, and if you’re looking for the perfect products, check out our article on the 11 Best Natural Hair Products for Styling Kids Curly Hair.