We’ve taken some of the guesswork out of which styles to choose and selected the best Quinceanera hairstyles and gorgeous color combinations! It’s your Quinceanera, and it’s time to plan the perfect outfit and hairstyle to help you feel like a princess for this special day. After all, it’s a once in a lifetime event and you want to look perfect in your photos right?
# 1 Crown of Curls
Is it possible to have an updo that has volume and movement? Absolutely! In this example, the hair has been given an all-over color – a rich and glossy golden chestnut brown. The stylist began by curling all the model’s hair into ringlets and then secured it in sections. This creates a Mohawk-inspired updo that will stay put but still have movement while you dance the night away!
What’s not to love about a sleek dark to light ombre? This model hits all the right notes with her stunning hot toffee base color that melts away into a soft caramel blonde. The locks were styled with a gentle curl and a pretty French Braid helps provide the style with structure.
# 3 Pin Up Perfection
Dark hair colors like these Havana brown locks go really well with light colored dresses. Here we can see that some lighter highlights have also been added in golden hazelnut brown. The stylist used a combination of braiding, curling and plenty of hairpins to create this glamorous updo.
# 4 Unique Quinceanera Hairstyle
A sweet sixteen birthday is a once in a lifetime occasion, so why not go all out with your quinceanera hairstyles? The basis of this elegant updo is the color – a stunning crushed garnet brown with red undertones. The locks were curled and piled in the back with an interested braided detail just behind the sexiest fringe.
# 5 Fairytale Updo
Every girl wants to feel like a princess for her quinceanera and a hairstyle like this will certainly achieve that! We love this silky blue-black hair with a few rosewood streaks – this really adds dimension. The stylist added tight defined curls and a high, neat coif. This is an awesome look for girls with medium length locks.
# 6 Chocolate Curls
For this look, the stylist used thick sections of hair to create bouncy ringlet curls which have been fashioned into a half up half down formal style. The model's locks are midnight black at the roots which lighten into dark chocolate brown. The curls really help this warm shade catch and reflect the light.
# 7 Up and Away Ombre
This model is sporting lovely two toned hair color in cinnamon brown and warm honey nut blonde. The hairstyle features a coifed messy updo with a short parting and loose strands alongside the model's face. These strands are an extra light chamomile blonde. We love the sparkly hair accessory too!
# 8 Shades of Brown
Loose strands can help draw attention to beautifully colored locks. This braided updo has been set just below the crown and features plenty of loose strands within and below it. This helps highlight the sorrel colored strands against the auburn base color.
# 9 Fanciful Hair
This intricate formal do features a fishtail crown braid which feeds into a thick braided bun at the back. The model's hair is a sunny sandy blonde, with ash blonde and dark brown roots. Don’t be afraid to have loose strands with your hairstyle – they help add to the fanciful feeling!
# 10 Black Braided Halo
Inky black is always a dramatic hair color and don’t you love how it has been combined with deep chocolate streaks? Here a waterfall halo style braid sits atop multiple loose braids. The hair that wasn’t braided with left loose with a slight curl and ringlets on the edges – stunning!
# 11 Midnight Ruby
Why have one braid when you can have many and then fashion them into a thick side braid just like this model? Within this style, we can see various braiding styles including French braids. The stylist has chosen an incredibly rich midnight ruby for the hair color with subtle puce highlights that provide contrast.
# 12 Heartbreak Hair
We know – it’s just too gorgeous, right? This stunning side braid updo is neat on top with loose strands on the bottom and color is eye-catching. Within this models locks, we can see smooth milk chocolate brown combined with biscuit brown and a few vanilla microlights.
# 13 Rosewood Blossom
Using small tight French braids like this in front not only keeps your hair out of your face, but also makes your updo look more voluminous. A bright yellow clip is being used to add structure to this look. The model's hair is a deep rosewood shade with beautiful natural looking chocolate highlights.
# 14 Chocolate Cherry Braid Fountain
Dimension like this is a sign of amazing color work – just look how well blended the sable, walnut and chocolate cherry shades are. Braids are always a good choice for formal styles, especially multiple braids like we see here, for when you don’t want to wear your hair up.
# 15 Loose Velvety Brown Updo
Brunette hair is able to achieve a velvety texture with just the right color – in this example, the model's hair is a dark French roast brown at the base with dark amber and chocolate toffee highlights. These are highlighted in the loose organic up style.
# 16 Island Sunset Braided Wrap
It’s your party and you can have pink hair if you want to! Why not steal this models style and ask your stylist for deep fuchsia roots followed by magenta, hot pink, and tangerine shades. Balayage (a free hand color technique) would probably work best to achieve this melted color. A braided updo is a perfect way to show off your bold colors!
# 17 Blonde Side Braid
We love the cool blonde shades that are trending and they are beautifully displayed here. Beige blonde roots give way to vanilla and baby blonde shades. The stylist brought them together beautifully in this messy look side braid style with loose locks that cascade down her back.
# 18 Gold Quinceanera Hairstyle
Golden amber was mixed with chocolate brown and strawberry blonde to create this aching beautiful hair color. The stylist used an updo to help draw attention to the hair's reflective quality by using curls and tucks.
# 19 Golden Locks
Side braid styles like this are perfect for special occasions, especially with a waterfall of golden blonde and dark ash blonde locks that flow out from under it. This hairstyle looks natural and sleek while still having a princess feeling.
# 20 Sable Hued Fishtail Braid
Dark hair colors like this sable brown look are grown up and fun, especially when combined with an on trend formal do like this. This model is wearing her hair in a thick fishtail side braid with a few accent curls on either side.
# 21 Blonde and Espresso Brown Blend
For a softer whimsical look why not try a palette of browns and blondes? This model's hair was colored with a blend of dark espresso (towards the center), ash blonde, and white blonde(on the edges). The locks were then fashioned into a pulled through formal style, with loose fly away strands on the sides.
# 22 Havana Brown Side Updo
This model’s long locks have plenty of dimension and shine thanks to the careful blend of Havana brown tones. The hair is styled with a fold over braid and the locks flow out down the shoulders in gentle waves.
# 23 Sunflower and Chamomile Braided Look
Steal this models style for a wonderfully natural look! Her blonde hair shimmers with subtle shadow roots and sunflower and chamomile shades. There’s a Dutch braid that runs from the front to the back that connects with a folded bun.
# 24 Fall Quinceanera Hairstyle
For an autumn Quinceanera why not consider some fall colors like this? This model is wearing a superb blend of copper, bronze, and ruby brown shades over her long locks which have been styled in a voluminous braided updo.
# 25 Rosewood Weave
We love the neatly weaved look that the stylist created with this model's rich rosewood colored locks. The accessories in light diamante and pearls help to add structure and draw attention – great choice!
# 26 Party Locks In Caramel and Beach Blonde
Here the stylist made use of caramel and beach blonde colors together with light nut brown lowlights to create dimension in this model's long hair. The styling is quite unique – a folded braid in the center with the sides sleeked back and a curly ponytail.
# 27 Chocolate Gloss
This hair is so glossy, so well colored and so full of depth – it’s a masterpiece. The stylist used a French roast shade of brown for the base color with splashes of rich chocolate brown for the streaks. Finally, curls were added to mix the shades together.
# 28 Old Hollywood Glam
Channel your inner star and try out a gorgeous elegant style like this! Her locks were sleeked back in sections, fashioned into a sculpted bun, and are held in place by a clear net. Think golden blonde shades for a look like this – ones that glimmer and shimmer!
# 29 Chocolate and Caramel Curls
This model shows off a loose but chic style with free curls all along the edges and a mass of ringlets at the back. The locks are colored with a blend of dark chocolate brown and caramel hues.
# 30 Swept Away Beauty
This model’s hair is a deep sable brown color which melts into hazelnut brown on the edges. It’s been styled in a high pony with a cute flip at the back.
# 31 Medium Brown Messy Updo
Here the hair was folded into sections and pinned together at the neck to create a messy look updo. The stylist used a mixture of medium brown hues to color the locks, including rosewood, Havana brown, and caramel.
# 32 Wine-Tinted Loose Updo
This deep brown hair has a pretty wine colored undertone – which helps to add extra dimension. The locks were styled into small curls which were then pinned up at the back in a loose style.
# 33 Champagne Pony
This polished hairstyle gives us a glimpse into the shades used to color the hair. We can see a light earth brown base color followed by a mixture of champagne and honey blondes. There’s a tight braid down the center and a fluffy ponytail at the back.
# 34 Cherry Brown Medieval Look
Why not try something different for your Quinceanera hairstyle and ask your stylist for a medieval type braid such as this. Combine it with rich cherry brown shades for maximum effect!
# 35 Blended Braids and Rolls
This model sports a formal look with plenty of blended colors such as ginger brown, pale blonde and hot toffee. There’s a Dutch braid along the side with rolled curls pinned up at the back.
# 36 Game of Thrones Style
Why not try a Game of Thrones inspired look for your party? Ask your stylist to color your locks with earthy browns and beige blondes and give you a long curly braided hairstyle.
# 37 Golden Side Bun
This glamorous look features fold over edges and a sexy side bun, with plenty of volume. The model’s hair is a lovely mixture of sandy blondes with caramel streaks.
# 38 Hazelnut Highlights
We love this weaved updo with cute metal butterfly accessories and it has amazing color as well. There’s a chocolate cherry color in front, followed by hazelnut and ash brown gray.
# 39 Golden Curl Spray
This model has golden and caramel colored hair with earth brown roots. Her locks have been styled into a bushy pony full of curls and body. Perfect party hair!
# 40 New Quinceanera Hairstyle with Blonde Ombre
Voluminous weaved looks like this are the new updo! Ask your stylist for a dark to light blonde ombre for your long locks and style it like this for your big day.
# 41 Golden Edges
To create this look the hair was divided into sections and then carefully pinned up at the back. The stylist also added sparkling gold highlights and a small side braid.
# 42 Unique Brunette Bow
If you choose this look for your party, you can be pretty sure that you’ll stand out. We love the crisp feeling of this bow updo and the way it shows off her espresso color with amber highlights.
# 43 Polished Golden Pin Curls
Pin curls are hot this season and we love how the stylist has used them along the side of this models head to add interest. Braids and a brushed over fringe help add to the polished feel and her hair shines with the pretty golden orange streaks.
# 44 Brown to Sunset Red
Another gorgeous look for fall! This model’s hair starts out in warm chocolate brown which melts into shades of sunset red along the edges.
# 45 Vivid Candy Red Party Hair
This model has opted for all over candy red color for her medium length locks and styled it into an updo that contains braids and pin curls with a sculptured bun underneath.
We hope that we’ve helped inspire you and give you ideas for your Quinceanera hairstyle. Remember that you can choose any colors for an updo and you don’t need long locks for a formal style. Use pin curls, braids and sleek brushed over sections or ask your stylist for a mass of pretty curls – it’s your party and you can style your hair just how you want to!