3 Super Easy and Totally Beautiful Updo Hairstyles


Long, beautiful hairstyles can be fun to recreate, but sometimes, it’s just easier to throw your hair up in a super cute updo, especially during the spring and summer. The temperature gets hotter, humidity rises, and the last thing you want to do is apply a flat iron to your hair. But no worries, Beauty Smartie Maria Gomez has got you covered with three super cute hairstyles!

Now, you might be wondering: Exactly how do I secure the perfect updo? And what about curly hair updos? Is it possible to have an elegant and involved updo that’s actually easy to create? Well, considered your questions answered. Follow along in the tutorial above or check out the written directions. And make sure to tell us which hairstyle is your fave! Really though, we want to hear from you, so make sure to vote in the polls, below.


1. Part your hair down the right side.

2. Section off a piece hair toward the front of your head.

3. Brush the rest of you hair and tie it into a low side ponytail.

4. Wrap the loose hair around the base of your ponytail.

5. To create the bun and keep your hair in place, add some bobby pins. Hack: You can apply hairspray to your bobby pin before you put it in, so it doesn’t move throughout the day.

6. Wrap the loose section of hair (from step 2) and wrap it around the bun. Secure it with bobby pins.

7. Apply hairspray throughout your hair.


1. Part your hair down the middle.

2. Leave two pieces sectioned off in the front.

3. Gather the back section of the hair into a low ponytail and tie it off with an elastic.

4. Apply hairspray to the loose sections of hair (from step 2).

5. Take the right strand, bring it to the back of your head, and secure it with a bobby pin on the left side.

6. Then take the left strand, bring it to the back of your head, and secure it with a bobby pin on the right side.

7. Make sure to tuck in the bobby pins so that they’re nearly invisible.


1. Gather your hair into a high, sleek ponytail.

2. Divide your ponytail into two sections, and then braid each section all the way down.

3. Secure the braids with an elastic.

4. Wrap the braids around each other in opposite directions, until they are wrapped all the way around.

5. Use bobby pins to secure the braids in place.

6. Apply hairspray to tame any flyways.