When it comes to styling hair, blondes really do have more fun! There are countless cuts and color combinations that help to bring out the very best in stunning golden tones. Whether you have fall, spring, summer or winter coloring, you can find blonde hair designs that work with your sense of style and your color palette. We’ve gone ahead and found 40 top hairstyles for blondes that are sure to make your hair color pop.
Tousled Beachy Waves
Long blonde waves with ash brown lowlights give your hair a sun-kissed appearance the makes it seem as if you just got back from a beachside vacation. You can add depth by tousling your hair using texturizers for a fresh, beach swept look.
Long, Highlighted Layers
Highlights give long, blonde hair a multifaceted appearance and help it to catch the light, whether you’re eating dinner by the fire or stepping outside for a morning stroll. You can straighten long hair with a flat iron for a polished finish.
Short Blonde Layers
Sleek blonde layers look just as good long as they do short. Platinum highlights add texture to light blonde hair look great against both light and dark skin tones. Cooler shades of platinum blonde complement warm skin tones best.
Blonde Curls Braided in Back
Braiding two front sections of long, curly hair around the back of your head is a simple yet stylish way to keep your hair in place. Dark brown undertones add another layer of depth to this style by placing emphasis on the texture of your curls.
The Classic Bob
This ageless favorite is a versatile option for blonde women who prefer to wear their hair shorter. It goes well with or without bangs and can be worn curly, straight, or anything in between.
Silver-Blonde Ombre Spirals
Silver tones are quickly becoming a staple in modern hairstyles that makes a bold and unforgettable statement about your sense of style. Cool, silver-blonde tones create a striking look in wavy blonde hair, creating luminescent highlights and shadows. If you have naturally straight hair, you can achieve loose spirals using a large-barrel curling iron.
Messy Blonde Wedge Cut
Get the bedhead look with this casual asymmetrical style. The cut is longer in the front than in the back in order to frame and lengthen the face, creating a flattering profile from any angle.
Ombre Blonde Bob
If you don’t want to deal with the upkeep that blonde roots require, you can always opt for a low-maintenance ombre look. Ombre shading is one of the hottest trends of the season, and it works with virtually any hair color. You can lighten your hair from a natural deep champagne color to a lighter bleach blonde, or you can experiment with some more out-of-the-box color combinations.
Platinum Pixie Cut
This cute cut looks great on oval, square or heart-shaped faces. The look draws attention to your eyes instead of common problem areas such as the chin or forehead. A side swept part can also help to hide any asymmetrical facial features that you want to downplay.
You can give your pixie cut a bit of an edge by styling it into a choppy fauxhawk with some hair mousse or sculpting wax.
Light Blonde Undercut
If you want to stay in tune with your punk-rock roots, you can create an edgy grunge look with an undercut and side fringe. If you include highlights, they should be lighter than the color of your roots. For an even more unique look you can shave personalized designs into your undercut, such as logos, words, and other images.
Double Twisted Buns
This traditional Scandinavian style looks great on blondes of any color, from champagne to platinum. Both sides of the hair are twisted into elegant knots that rest along the nape of the neck in a style that’s both fashionable and functional.
This unique twist on a traditional bun gives your hair dramatic depth and texture. Two thick French braids lead the eye down to a messy bun. Using this style, blondes with highlights or ombre hair coloring can show off the entire spectrum of color that their hair has to offer.
Golden Braided Crown
This elaborate braided look gives blonde hair and almost halo-like feel to it. Thick, twisting locks intertwine to create an all-natural crown, adding a whole new dimension to blonde highlights. This elegant look works just as well in a casual setting as it does in a formal environment.
Rose-Blonde Pixie Cut
Add a feminine spin to the classic pixie cut by including some blush-toned highlights in your hair. Rose blonde shades goes well with almost any skin tone, and you can make your coloring as bold or as subtle as you choose
Asymmetrical Blonde Coiffure
This look shouts fun and flirty without sacrificing class. An asymmetrical tumble of curls softens your face and thin out your jawline for a more elegant, distinguished appearance. You can pair this look with smoldering eye makeup for a drop-dead gorgeous evening look. Read more about hairstyle ideas for women over 50.
Blonde Layers with Chocolate Lowlights
Adding dark, chunky highlights can create stark contrast and depth in what would otherwise be relatively plain blonder hair. Straightening your hair with a flat iron will help to show off its stunning two-toned coloration.
Geometric Platinum Bob
Geometric hairstyles are very much in vogue these days, but in darker colors, the cut can sometimes appear harsh and unforgiving. Platinum blonde coloring creates softer edges around your face, particularly when paired with pale skin. The beauty of this style is in its simplicity, and it tends to look best without overwhelming highlights or lowlights.
Dirty Blonde Messy Bun
Messy buns are a low effort look that never seems to go out of style. You can pile long or medium hair into a loose bun on the top of your head, leaving some tendrils free to complete the casual, carefree image.
Strawberry Blonde Twisted Top Knot
For a chic, professional look that will make you stand out in the workplace, pin up your hair in a twisted top knot. This style is sophisticated, yet still casual enough to wear in just about any business setting. A tight topknot also keeps your hair out of your face and prevents unkempt and unsightly flyaway locks.
Long Blonde Half-Top Knot
The half-top knot is a great compromise for when you’re not sure whether to put your hair up or leave it down. This updo sweeps the top half of your hair into an attractive messy bun while leaving the rest to cascade down your back. It’s a great updo option for blondes with long hair, as a full bun or topknot can feel heavy and awkward.
Knotted Blonde Ponytail
This twist on a classic ponytail is an elegant solution that keeps hair out of your face while still looking elegant. Simply twist the sides of your hair back into a gentle knot for a flattering ponytail.
Blonde Rose Bun
This swirling bun creates the appearance of a rose using sweeping motions of the hair as it twists into a floral knot. Highlights bring the whole look to life by adding more texture to your hair. This is a simple yet stately look that would make a great addition to any evening gown, prom dress, or wedding outfit.
For a bit of punk rock glamor, try styling short blonde hair into a classic 50’s style. This look combines class with sass for a hairstyle that’s bound to get you noticed.
This easy look is a timeless classic that takes just seconds to achieve. Leaving some strands of hair down can help to frame your face and create a chic, casual look that works both inside and outside of the house.
With blonde hair, you’re never too old to look cute in a set of pigtails. For a mature look, wear your pigtails down over your shoulders and secure with small, subtle bands. You can also include wispy bangs to help soften the style and frame your face.
Braids can add some volume and dimension to lackluster pigtails, especially is you have darker undertones to your hair. Lowlights can add some depth to blonde pigtails and prevent intricate details from appearing washed out or dull.
The Classic Marilyn
No blonde hairstyle is more iconic than that of actress Marilyn Monroe. You can mimic her style with short platinum blonde waves and a dramatic side part. This look can go with either pale or darker skin tones, but it works best with warm complexions.
This sexy yet sporty look is a great way to keep long, wavy hair out of your face and off your neck as you work or exercise. On sunny days, you can wear this high ponytail through a baseball cap to protect your skin from sun damage- not to mention how cute it looks.
This timeless classic has been around for hundreds of years as a go-to favorite for women with long hair. French braids offer a stylish yet functional design that helps to keep hair out of the way and in its place.
Accented Blonde Braid
If you’re getting ready for a special occasion, you may want to accent a plain braid with flowers or jewelry. It’s easy to wind wire decor or flower chains through a braid to create a unique, eye-catching look. This is the perfect hairstyle for brides with long blonde locks, as it can help to make your hair stand out against the white of your dress.
Dirty Blonde Half-Braid
Instead of a full braid, you can keep long hair out of the way using a cute half-braid. You can create a half-braid in the French style, or opt for a less intricate option. Half-braids can add volume to both straight and curly blonde hairstyles.
Honey Blonde Curls
These warm blonde curls go well with darker skin tones. The shade complements warm complexions while helping to balance out cooler colors. You can achieve a curled look with a chemical treatment, or use a small-barreled curling iron to create tight ringlets.
Bright Blonde Cornrows
If you have cornrows, you can add extra depth to the look by highlighting them with a rich shade of blonde. You can dye from the root or transition to blonde from black or dark brown roots for a more striking look.
Lavender Blonde Flipped Bob
This flipped bob features platinum to violet ombre coloring, giving the look a bit of an edge. Flipped bobs work well with dramatic side swept bangs that add a bit of volume to the style.
Blush Blonde Bob
Subtle pink coloring makes this bob stand out from the crowd, softening cool colors and adding a feminine touch to your overall style. You can match makeup, jewelry, and even nail polish to your hair color for a coordinated look.
Braided Amber Bun
A French style braid is the hallmark of this bun’s distinctive appearance, winding its way in a graceful pattern across the back of your head before folding into a neat, braided bun. This look really brings out the texture of deep blonde hair with chocolate undertones.
Blonde Balayage Waves
Balayage highlights are a subtle way to give your hair a little extra color to give your hair a lighter, sun-kissed appearance. The highlights fade naturally into the line of your part so that you don’t have to worry about dying your roots every few months.
The asymmetrical bob is a trendy modern style that looks good in any shade of blonde, from ash to platinum. This look is great for round and heart-shaped faces.
Harley Quinn Hair
It’s easy to get Harley Quinn’s iconic look with either permanent or washable hair dye. Dye one side of your hair pink and the other side electric blue, then use a large barrel curling iron to get wavy curls. You can wear your hair up in Harley’s trademark pigtails, or keep it down for an evening look.
Blonde Shades and Styles
When it comes to top hairstyles for blondes, there’s no shortage of options available. Whether you’re a natural blonde or plan to add some blonde highlights to your hair, there’s bound to be a color that will bring out the best in your skin tone. You can find chic blonde styles for long wavy locks, short choppy layers, and everything in between.