Maxi dresses look cute for ladies who like wearing them for casual occasions such as evening walks, going to the beach, among others. Choosing the hairstyle to wear with your maxi dress or long dress may not be that simple as it will require a hairstyle which compliments and matches with the length of the dress.
with a maxi dress for a stunning and elegant look. Don’t let the length of the dress deter you from looking beautiful and adorable as we got you covered with the best, cutest and hottest hairstyles with a maxi or long dress.
Come with me as I take you through the various hairstyles with a maxi dress with detailed description of step by step directions on how to style each hairstyle to make heads turn as ever person who spots you will be staring or gazing at your tremendous look.
HAIRSTYLES WITH MAXI OR LONG DRESSES
Do you think the length of hair matters when opting to wear a maxi dress? Yes it does coz maxi dresses look great on ladies with either medium length or long hair as the length of the hair compliments and matches with the length of the dress. Below are some of the hairstyles with maxi dresses which will look great on you when paired together.
LONG STRAIGHT HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
Long straight is the easiest hairstyle which you can easily style and wear with maxi dresses. It’s easy to style just like any other everyday hairstyle and will take you less than 5 minutes to achieve a finished look.
Begin by washing your hair with cold clean water as warm water will deprive the hair of its moisture leaving it dehydrated and dry. When washing, apply shampoo and hair conditioner to your hair to remove dirt from your hair and make it soft and shiny after washing.
Rinse with clean cold water then place a clean dry towel around your head flipped upside down so that excess water drips off and the remaining is absorbed by the towel.
Apply styling products like hair moisturizer to keep your hair moisturized all day long. Comb through your hair to make it straight and free from any tangles or knots.
Allow your hair to completely dry natural by air by sitting under a shade or leaving it as you do some other constructive work at home for about 3 to 4 hours.
When your hair is thoroughly dry, part it to the side or in the middle then apply small quantities of hairspray and brush through to make it smooth and straight. In case your hair is kind of curly, use a flat iron to iron out those curly pieces to make them smooth and straight.
You’re done styling your hair, just choose your favorite maxi dress pair it with flip-flops or thongs and you will be good to go for your evening casual leisure time at the beach.
LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
Look your best in a maxi dress with this pretty and cute long wavy hairstyle which you can recreate and wear with maxi dresses when going to work on weekends or towards the weekends like on Thursday or Friday.
The big bouncy and sexy long waves compliments and matches well with the length of the dress making it the perfect hairstyle for this outfit. Choose a nice maxi dress in neutral colors such as white, black, grey and cream pair it with flip-flips or thongs in black or brown color. Compliment the outfits with a nice and simple handbag of the same color like your shoes and hair for a perfect and stunning outfit.
HOW TO RE-CREATE LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES TO WEAR WITH MAXI DRESSES
Begin with freshly washed and dry hair prepared and ready for styling. Apply small quantities of styling mousse to it then comb through to evenly distribute the product.
Using a radial brush and blow-dryer, blow dry your hair from the roots to mid-length till when you reach the ends. When blow drying, place the radial brush under your hair at the roots then roll it away from your head keeping the blow-dryer following over the top of that section.
Continue blow drying till when all your hair at the back, sides and on top of your head is thoroughly dry. Apply thermal protector to your hair then gently comb through to evenly distribute the product.
Grab a small section of hair, place its ends at the base of the curling iron barrel then wrap the hair up around the barrel till when you reach mid-length of your hair. Hold the curling iron for about 6 to 8 seconds then unwind the strands backwards.
Repeat the above process till when all the hair on your head except the bangs is curled to create voluminous, sexy and bouncy waves.
Apply small amounts of smoothing shine to give your hair a super shine finish and a pomade to make your hair smell nice after styling. Finish the look with a strong hairspray applied to the sides, the back and the top in small quantities for a strong hold and you will be done and good to go rock a trendy, chic, sexy and elegant long wavy hairstyle.
HALF PONYTAIL HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
Another cute, interesting and easy hairstyle with maxi dresses is a half ponytail. It’s easy to style and looks super cute as the layers in the back and the bump on the top compliments the length of the maxi dress.
Begin with dry hair then apply small quantities of styling products to make your hair soft, smooth and easy to style.
Divide or section your hair into half by placing the thumbs of your fingers right above the temples and push them in as you move towards the middle or center of your head. This will create two sections one at the top and the other at the back.
Secure the top secure with hair elastic to form a ponytail and the bottom section left to hang down over the back and your shoulders. You can accessorize the half ponytail with a nice flower, bow tie or butter fly clip to make it look pretty and more attractive.
SIDE PONY HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
In case you wore a half pony the other day, you can change the style of the ponytail to a side pony. It’s easy, cute and looks elegant with the length of the dress paired with it. Choose a maxi dress of your own preference in color and texture, pair it with nice open shoes or sandal.
Accessorize the look with a cute nice clutch bag in neutral colors the compliment the look with dark sunnies to protect your eyes from direct sun-rays.
Gather all your hair (straight or curly any can work) to one side of your neck then secure it to form a loose side ponytail. Accessorize the pony with a nice matching flower accessory at the point where you secured it with hair elastic.
A nice panama or cowboy hat worn over your hair will be a good compliment to finish off the look for a trendy, easy and fashionable outfit.
LONG CURLY HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
Curly hairstyles generally looks cute on ladies with naturally curly hair. If you are an African American ladies or black woman with natural curly hair and you have been wondering how best you can showoff in your maxi dress, well this will be the perfect match for you more especially when your hair is long or of medium length.
Choose a nice maxi dress which matches with the color of your hair then pair it with your favorite sandals. Since this is more of a casual outfit, you don’t have to wear boots or any heels as they will ruin the outfit.
Emphasize your curls either by applying hot rollers to set the curls or using a curling iron to further curl and emphasize your natural curls. Remember to apply heat protector whenever you are going to use any heat or hot tools to your hair.
Allow the curls to set for about 5 to 10 minutes then run your fingers through the curls to separate them. Style them in a way you like them to look you your head and you will be done.
MEDIUM STRAIGHT HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
In case you have medium length hair, it as well looks great with maxi dresses. Try styling your medium length hair then pair it with a maxi dress when going out with your friends in the evening or on weekends.
This is kind of everyday hairstyle which is easy and quick to style. Start by washing your hair in the morning when taking a morning shower. Remember to apply hair conditioner to soften your hair and make it shinny after washing.
Towel dry your hair then comb through to remove any tangles and knots. Apply styling products to it then use a flat iron to smooth it down.
Flat iron the bangs across your face in the way you like them to be after styling. Apply hairspray the gently brush down any sticking out hair strands and you will be good to go.
UPDO HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
When choosing an updo to wear with a maxi dress, opt for those which don’t completely take all your hair away from your face. Half updos will be the best choice to consider when choosing an updo hairstyle with maxi dresses.
Try on half up half down updo hairstyle for long hair with your fancy maxi dress which will make heads turn and necks bend to whosever spots you walking around town or down the streets.
MEDIUM WAVY HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
Just like long wavy hairstyles with maxi dresses, medium wavy hairstyles with maxi dresses look incredibly elegant and will flatter the length of the dress. In case you have short hair, you can opt for hair extensions or wigs the curls them to create waves. Read the directions on the pack before curling or dying your extensions to blend into your natural hairs as some hair extensions will completely be damaged when dyed or curled.
For ladies with medium length hair, you can just curly your hair from the mid-length to the ends to create cute, sexy and bouncy waves. Apply thermal protection before curling then finish the hairstyle with a litter hairspray to keep the style in place and you will be good to go.
HALF UP HALF DOWN HAIRSTYLE WITH MAXI DRESSES
The length of the hairstyle make it the best and the most appropriate hairstyle to be worn with maxi dresses. Its super cute as it can be worn to various occasions such as weddings, prom and homecoming where you wear mainly long or maxi dresses.
Look at how pretty the ladies in the images below are in their maxi dresses with half up half down hairstyles! Get a few hair styling tips from them to re-create a unique, elegant and stunning look of half up half down hairstyle with a maxi dress.
Medium Curly Hairstyle WITH MAXI DRESSES
For medium length hair, this medium curly hairstyle will be the best hairstyle to style and wear with maxi dresses. You can wear this kind of hairstyle with long dresses when going to a wedding, formal occasion, and special occasions such as prom or when going out on casual occasions on weekends or in the evening.
It’s easy to style that the way it looks coz it’s just a matter of defining the curls for your medium hair in a way that best suits your face shape at the same time complimenting your facial feature.
You can set the curls using either hot rollers or a curling iron. Apply thermal protector (prevents hair breakage) to our hair before using any heat or hot tool on it. Allow your curls to set for about 5 to 10 minutes then use a large tooth comb to lift the roots of the curls so that they look voluminous and attractive.
You’re done styling your hair all you need to do next is to choose a nice maxi or long dress which best suits the occasion you are dressing for then pair it with a nice small size clutch bag or purse.
High heels will be the best choice to wear with your long dress in case you are dressing for formal or special occasions such as parties, prom, homecoming or office.