The right fall hairstyles breathe new life into your look and get you ready for the coming months. If you ask us, fall is the most transitory season. We walk into September 21st tanned, hair bleached, mind on vacation—but by mid-October, reality sets in. It’s time to plan the holidays, darken your wardrobe, and maybe switch up your hair. These cute fall hairstyles are the refresher you need to get you through it all—because festive parties and matching pajamas are ahead of us. And you don’t want to rock your overgrown ombré in the family holiday card, just saying.
Give yourself a crown by teasing hair at the roots and adding a delicate rhinestone headband.
Party from all angles with the modern mullet, which elevates every hair look and is the something extra you need to stand out as the temperature drops.
A soft fringe offers all the benefits of a full bang with way less commitment. Why not try barely-there bangs on for size this fall?
Create a center part and add two sweet mini braids for a super easy fall hairstyle that flatters everyone.
While not the first Kardashian hairspo most go for, Kris has one of the most underrated cuts—and it’s a perfect topper for sweater weather. Heighten volume and her patented piecey texture with Andrew Fitzsimons Hair Body Volume Blowdry Spray.
Embrace your natural curl pattern and play with shape to create an edgy look.
Grab your flat irons, because this sleek hair look is as timeless 20-plus years later. We reach for the Dyson Corrale. While a splurge, it minimizes heat damage and allows you to style minus the cord.
Full curls brushed back are so touchable and timeless. We’re forever Team Marilyn, especially this fall.
Rock long, exaggerated curls and stun every party from Halloween to New Year’s with big waves. Fake it till you make it with the Beachwaver S1.25 Dual Voltage Rotating Curling Iron, which truly does the work for you.
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Brush hair all the way over to create movement without barely moving. We love this mid-length fall hairstyle, which does a whole lot with very little.
Spice up a bob with layered, almost-jagged ends.
Take the season to the next level with dark rainbow hair dye and 2022’s most exciting trend, hair decals.
Grown Woman Blowout
A flipped-out blowout creates volume and is so grown up. This is the ultimate job interview, dinner party host, boss lady look.
Use your fall hairstyle to make a statement. Go bold and turn your hair into literal art, à la queen Lizzo.
Go for Gold
Autumn’s answer to blonde is a hyper-saturated, even-toned gold hue, made all the more dreamy with long S-waves.
Fall and wet waves are the perfect pair your mane needs, just don’t forget your product. We reach for Evo Total Recoil Curl Definer to get this fall hairstyle just right.
It’s hat weather so embrace the laid-back cool and be sure to take care of your strands via a silk-lined bucket hat like this one by Damn Gina.
One of our favorite trends of all time is dopamine glam—whether hair tinsel, butterfly clips, or a fire buzz cut.
School Girl Braids
Give pigtail braids a whirl and even braid your money pieces for a face-framing, unexpected effect.
Knotty and Nice
Try Bantu knots with some bold hair accessories for the updo update we’ve been waiting for.
Looking to update your color for the season? THESE are the fall hair color trends we’re currently obsessed with!