What is a Good Hairstyle for Thanksgiving?


Have you been sifting through hairstyle idea lists in search of a good hairdo for Thanksgiving? Many people are - you’re not alone. The perfect idea can lead to a memorable look you’ll treasure for years to come, and we’re here to help you find yours. In this article, we’ll share some great hairstyles you can rock this holiday. Let’s get right into it! 

The Characteristics of a Good Thanksgiving Hairstyle

The truth is that a good Thanksgiving hairstyle may mean different things to different people. Some prefer something that’s easy to DIY while others don’t mind going all out with a fancy schmancy do’. Then, you’ve got your messy-yet-chic styles, which contrast with those super sleek hairdos. The list is extremely long. But in the following sections, we aim to help you narrow down your style choices by grouping styles into a few special categories that may resonate with you.

A Style That’s Easy to DIY

For folks who want something they don’t have to learn rocket science to pull off, here are some great options: 

  • Cascading curls - Spritz on some heat protectant, grab a curling iron, and curl your hair in small, medium, or large sections. Finish things off with a hairspray to keep your do’ in place. 

  • Sleek high pony - As spellbinding as a sleek high pony is, there’s no denying that it’s super easy to create. Just pull your hair into a high ponytail using generous amounts of gel and hairspray. Add your own personal flair with extras like a festive headband or regal jewels. 

  • Crown braid - When you want to look angelic for a special occasion, there’s no better choice than a crown braid. Just pull your hair into a low ponytail, twist or three-strand braid the hair to the ends, wrap the braid around your head, and pin it to secure. 

A Style That’s Super Fancy 

Want to have the fanciest hair in every room you walk into? Choose one of the styles below: 

  • Updo with face-framing pieces - There are few hairstyles fancier than the updo. This one features a French roll but leaves the front a little more relaxed with tendrils to frame the face and add personality. 

  • Regal fishtail braid - Put your face at the forefront with a regal and timeless fishtail braid. It looks like a three-strand braid, but 100 times more intricate. Let yours hang to either side of your head or fall down your back. 

A Style That’s Messy-Yet-Chic 

If messy-chic is more your jam, try one of the following styles: 

  • Messy high bun with bangs - We all love a good messy bun. And this one’s turned up a few notches. It features bangs that frame the face, adding some structure to the messiness of the bun. 

  • Wash-n-Go - If your natural hair is textured (curly, wavy, coily, etc.), play it up! Wash your hair, rake in a moisturizer or gel with your hands, and let your hair air dry. Then, fluff, fluff, fluff to make it big and bold. 

So, there you have it - several good hairstyles for Thanksgiving. We hope that one of the picks featured in this article is exactly what you’ve been looking for! Happy holidays! 




Author: Andrea Reyes

Andrea is a mother, wife, writer, and natural hair enthusiast of 15 years. Currently on her natural hair journey, she’s been trying countless products and techniques to understand and embrace her natural hair. She is the creator of NaturallyTextured.com, a new website featuring informative articles that share tips, tricks, and techniques aimed to help others learn to love their hair through proper hair care. She writes with the hope of making hair care easier to understand and implement.


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