Gorgeous Valentine's Day Hairstyles That Will Slay Your Zoom Date (2024)

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Hair can make or break a look — and you certainly want to stand out for the better on Valentine's Day, regardless of if you're spending the romantic holiday with your S.O. or hanging with the girls for a Galentine's gathering. Once you've planned the cutest Valentine's Day outfit (dresses are totally optional) and found the perfect V-Day gift (whether it's for your bae or gal pal) it's time to figure out the hair situation.

Say goodbye to those tired loose waves — we've gathered the prettiest hairstyles for the occasion. And the best part is, you don't have to be a skilled stylist or a pro with hot tools to achieve these romantic, effortless hair looks. Even the laziest gals won't mind whipping up some of these styles. From a soft, wispy updo to gorgeous braids, here are 12 hairstyles to go with whatever you have planned for Valentine's Day.

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Trendy Clips

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The beauty of the hair clip trend is that one little accessory can immediately amp up your whole look. Make your V-Day look extra festive with some heart clips or pink barrettes. Or, just grab a pair of sparkly bobby pins to hold your strands back.

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French Roll Updo

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It doesn't get more romantic than a wispy updo. A modern twist on classic french roll, this elegant look would pair well with soft makeup.

Here's how to get the look:

  1. Add texture to your locks with hair spray and if you prefer, a quick curling wand action.
  2. Gather all of your hair on the right side of your head and pin your hair in place.
  3. Create a small bun with your ends.
  4. Once secure, tightly roll in your hair inwards until you reach your head.
  5. Pin down and tuck in any loose ends!

3

Twisted Updo

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For naturally curly girls, this twisted updo is such a fun yet easy way to jazz up your look for Valentine's Day.

Here's how to achieve it:

  1. Section off where you're going to twist the back of your hair.
  2. Start flat twisting up at the bottom of your hair, and twist out all of the side and back of your hair into sections.
  3. Use flexi rods to rod the front section of your hair.
  4. After letting your hair dry, take down the rods and separate to add volume to the updo.
  5. Add bobby pins to secure twists in place.

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Textured High Pony

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If you're third day hair happens to fall on the ~romantic~ holiday, this quick textured pony is the answer to your problems.

Here's how:

  1. Texture is key. If you don't already have texture in your hair, spray in dry shampoo and add waves for extra volume.
  2. Pull your strands back into a high ponytail and tightly secure with a hair tie.
  3. Tease the front part of your pony and pull it forward.

5

Waterfall Braid

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Braiding is one of the simplest ways to add glam to a look, and this modified fFrench braid won't disappoint.

  1. Section off a small portion of hair on one side, and split the section into three equal parts.
  2. French braid the section for about an inch and a half, and grab a new piece of hair from behind that section.
  3. Continue until you reach the back of your head, and bobby pin the sections into place.
  4. Repeat the steps on the other side.

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Low Side Bun

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If you're going on a romantic dinner date with bae and planning on wearing a beautiful dress, this hairstyle is the perfect way to top off your romantic look.

Here's how:

  1. Part your hair down the right side and section off the front portion of the right side of your hair.
  2. Brush the rest of your hair into a low side ponytail.
  3. Wrap your hair around the base of the ponytail, securing with bobby pins.
  4. Take the sectioned off portion of hair and wrap it around the bun as well, framing your face in the process. Secure it with bobby pins.

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Double French Braids

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This look is soooo cute and is perfect for a casual Valentine's Day date, especially if you're doing something a little more active.

Here's how to achieve it:

  1. Run an ample amount of mousse through your hair from root to tip.
  2. Starting from the top, french braid your hair and secure at the bottom.
  3. Repeat on the other side.

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    Crossover Low Ponytail

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    Having a more casual night? This ponytail is the perfect hairstyle because it's low maintenance while still being adorable.

    How to get the look:

    1. Start with your hair parted in the middle. Leave two sections out in front and pull the rest into a low ponytail.
    2. Spray the front sections of hair and then, one at a time, take a section and cross it on top of the ponytail holder.
    3. Secure in place with a bobby pin.

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    Braided Twist

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    Add some accessories to your hair game. For this look, you'll need a gorgeous scarf. Pick one that compliments your outfit, or base your whole look around one! It's up to you.

    Here's how:

    1. Divide your hair in half and secure the back half of your hair in a low ponytail with an elastic.
    2. Starting from the scalp, braid the front half of your hair forward all the way until the end.
    3. Roll up your scarf and wrap it around your head, tying a bow at the top.
    4. Take the large braid in the front and pull it back, tucking it into your ponytail.

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    Braided Top Knot

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    This bun is so versatile — you can wear it with jeans or an adorable dress. Either way, it will keep your hair out of your face so that's one thing you won't have to worry about all night.

    Here's how to get the look:

    1. Gather your hair into a high, sleek ponytail, brushing out any bubbles or fly aways.
    2. Divide your ponytail into two sections and braid each one, using mini elastics to secure.
    3. Wrap the braids around each other in opposite directions until they're totally wrapped around. Secure with bobby pins.

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    Braided Twist

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    This hairstyle is regal af and will leave you feeling like a princess on Valentine's Day. Bonus? It's crazy easy to achieve.

    1. Flip your hair forward and then, starting from the back, braid your hair into one large braid until you reach the end.
    2. Sweep your hair across the chosen side of your head and tuck the ends in. That's literally it!

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      Braided Side Bun

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      This look is super simple, but has a little twist! Master the look in seconds so you can spend more time on your makeup and outfit.

      Here's how to achieve it:

      1. Part your hair on the right side.
      2. Using gel and a brush, start doing a lace braid on the smaller side. A lace braid is like a french braid, but you only pick up hair closer to your face. Secure with an elastic.
      3. Apply more gel to the other side of your hair and start a lace braid again.
      4. Once your get to your ear, start braiding your hair normally. Secure with an elastic when you get to the bottom.
      5. Take the two braids and the rest of your hair and pull everything into a low side ponytail.
      6. Wrap the ponytail around into a bun and secure with bobby pins.

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      Gorgeous Valentine's Day Hairstyles That Will Slay Your Zoom Date (2024)

      FAQs

      What hairstyle looks best on Zoom? ›

      The best professional hairstyles for short hair
      • Bubble ponytail.
      • Scarf braid.
      • French braid.
      • Side braid.
      • Wavy half-up style.
      • Halo braid.
      • Sleek ponytail.
      • Wash and go.

      What should I wear to look good on Zoom? ›

      For a Zoom video conference call, it is recommended to wear professional attire just like you would for an in-person meeting. Opt for neat and presentable clothing, such as a dress shirt, blouse, or a professional top.

      How do I get emo hair? ›

      Bangs are a trademark of emo style. Ask your stylist to give you long, razor-cut bangs that start from a deep part on one side. Ask for a razor cut for blunt layers. Your stylist can create blunt, choppy layers by cutting your hair with a straight razor.

      Should you wear your hair up or down for a Zoom interview? ›

      Keep it simple with a ponytail

      Instead of wearing your hair down, wear a classy bun or ponytail, or twist your hair into a smooth, long braid to keep your hair away from your face. Classy buns, ponytails or a long braid can give a professional look to your style while keeping you comfortable.

      How do you not look washed out on Zoom? ›

      How to Look Better on Zoom: 11 Easy Tips
      1. Prop up your computer. The camera should be positioned an inch or so above your head. ...
      2. Simplify your background. ...
      3. Position your face in the screen. ...
      4. Look at the camera. ...
      5. Don't slouch. ...
      6. Wear a little makeup (guys, too). ...
      7. Dress OKish. ...
      8. Pay attention.

      Is it better to wear hair up or down for interview? ›

      It really depends on the job you're interviewing for. If it's a more casual job, then wearing your hair down is probably fine. But if it's a more formal job, you might want to consider putting your hair up to look more professional.

      How do I use touch up my appearance on Zoom? ›

      In the Zoom desktop client, click your profile picture and then click Settings . Click the Video tab. Select the Touch up my appearance check box. Use the slider to adjust the effect.

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