AD // Date night is a great opportunity to dress up and do something fun outside of the normal motions of every day life. I believe date nights are a great way to maintain a spark in your relationship and are super important to help you de-stress and have some quality time with just the two of you! A little later in this post, we’re going to look at my top 3 date night hairstyles.
Managing a relationship during lockdown wasn’t easy for anyone. Whether you were thrown into a long-distance relationship without warning or on the opposite end of the spectrum, found yourself spending every second with your partner when you couldn’t leave the house.
We either had to get creative with some long distance date ideas or understand how to navigate each other all day every day. The dating scene even changed after the pandemic and it was a very bizarre space to be in.
But now, in 2022, date nights are well and truly back on the menu! And whether you prefer a classic meal or are looking for date ideas for gamers, it’s always nice to dress up for date night!
So what about the date night hairstyles?
My hair is naturally very thick so it got to a point where it got too long to do anything with. There was no volume. No style. No nothing. You might think that having long hair, you have loads of options with what to do with it but that wasn’t the case for me.
So I finally bit the bullet and had it cut up to my shoulders at the end of 2019. 2019 was a transformative year for me and I wanted to enter into the New Year with a new spring in my step. And I thought a brand new and different hair cut would help with that. And it totally did! What is it about getting a new hair cut that makes you think you can take on the world?
Although shortly after, the pandemic put a halt to plans and we definitely had to lean in to more date ideas for couples at home during this time. It was still a nice opportunity to try out some date night hairstyles!
I do love experimenting with my hair and I’m definitely looking at trying some different things with it in the furutre. Perhaps I’ll go for a Baylage hair colour next time!
But let’s get onto the topic today! I’m sharing with you my 3 go-to date night hairstyles for a date night with my boy or a meal out with my friend:
Date Night Hairstyle No.1: Curly Wurly
My hair is naturally pretty straight so it takes a LOT of effort to get my hair curly like this. For that reason, I don’t do this style often, unless it’s a special occasion like date night! This is something I couldn’t do when my hair was so long because the curls just simply wouldn’t hold for longer than 10 minutes. My curls stay in all day now!
For this look, I use my straighteners to curl my hair. Twisting it in different directions for each strand to give it a slightly more messy look. If I’m going for ultra messy then I pop some mousse in afterwards but for this, I just hair sprayed and let it set.
Date Night Hairstyle No.2: Messy Up-Do
This is a great, easy look to do if your hair is already curly but you don’t want it down. So if I was going out and had my hair curly one night and was going out the following evening too, I’d probably shove it up in a messy up-do for something a bit different. It’s also a nice style for when you’re warm and want your hair off the back of your neck.
Again, this was the same curls I did with the straighteners. I simply shoved the back up in a low, messy bun and pulled out a few strands around the front and bottom for a bit of added texture and volume.
Date Night Hairstyle No.3: Milkmaid Braids
This is probably my favourite of the three because it’s SO CUTE and something I couldn’t do with long hair because I didn’t have enough room on my head for the actual braids! This look is perfect date night hairstyle for a Summer date night or a cute day out with friends. It gets your hair out the way but stays looking sweet all day long.
For this, I split my hair into half and messily fishtail braided both sides, securing at the bottom with a band. I then brought both braids up on top of my head and secured with a ton of hair slides. This look can be a messy or as neat as you like too. If you want it messier, just do looser braids!
I hope you liked these date night hairstyles from me! This is obviously something a bit different to your usual post you’d find from me but I do like to experiment with my hair so I enjoyed creating these looks for this post.
Your hair is gorgeous. Great ideas even though I’d not have a chance recreating them!
Thank you 🙂
I love all these looks on you!! Curly wurly is my favorite and I have tried so hard to curl my hair with my straightener but always mess it up!! You look beautiful with all these styles and I hope you have lots of fun date nights!!
Thank you! It does take a bit of practice 🙂
Ooh I love your suggestions! My hair’s naturally curly and I often find myself doing messy updos. I’ve never tried milkmaid braids before but I love them on you – I’m definitely going to give them a go myself! Thank you so much for sharing x
I’m so jealous, I’d love to have naturally curly hair!
These hairstyles suit you so much Jenny! I love the milk maids braids, that’s such a cute hairstyle!
Lucy | http://www.lucymary.co.uk
Thank you 🙂 I love those as well!
I love doing curls or waves for date night.
I love waves as well!
I shaved my head because I was completely hopeless when it came to doing it. The messy up do is cute.
It looks amazing on you!
Curly and tussle hairstyles are always the best for date night. It makes you look sexy, alluring, yet innocent. Your partner surely cannot take his eyes of you.
Awh thank you!
Love these hairstyles! I am naturally rubbish at hairstyles and the only time my hair is actually nice is when my hairdresser styles it for me 😂 I don’t tend to use straighteners or curlers I braid my hair after I wash it (again a very crap braid may I say) and then I just sleep in that and take it out in the morning and voila some curls 😂 I do love a messy bun though!
I tried the dressing gown curls a while ago and they were amazing but I haven’t been able to recreate it since. I do want to use heat less!
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Love your hair! Such helpful hairstyles!😊
Thank you 🙂
I love your hair shorter it really suits you.
The braid is super cute!!
Thanks so much!
Love your hair!
Your curls are absolutely gorgeous!!! Love!!!
Awh thank you!
Your hair is stunning! I love it curly!
Girlllll look at you with all these ads ;))) So happy & proud of you!!! These looks are so pretty! I recently took my hair from medium-long to medium-short which is always a big change for me bc I also adorrre long hair. It’s fun to experiment with new styles! x
Awh thank you lovely! Enjoy experimenting with your new hair! xxx
You have such pretty hair! I love the braids on you. I have the opposite problem, my hair is medium length but VERY thin so I can’t do much with it at all!
Thanks so much! x
I love curling my hair!
Love, Amie ❤
The Curvaceous Vegan
I have this cycle of growing out my hair for about a year, and chopping it off. Right now, I am post chop off so I am always looking for fun updos! Thanks for sharing.
Also, you are lovely 🙂
tonyalee @ http://vivaciousbibliophile.com/
I can imagine I’ll go that way too haha! Awh thank you! x
I love nothing more than doing my hair for a night out. You cant beat plaits and braids in my book for a simple but chic add on to gorgeous hair!
Oh yes definitely! x
I suck at most things hair related. Mine is thigh length and naturally wavy/ lightly curly so I tend to let it do its own thing mos of the time. I totally get your point for making the chop though, I definitely feel like I have too much hair to do much with a lot of the time. I love messy up dos but I find they get so heavy and hurt my head after quite a short period of time because I have so much of it x
I love your hair! But I get why the up dos might hurt – your hair is pretty thick!
I love the colour of your hair! When I curl line it always looks a mess but yours is so pretty xx
Thank you xx
Thank you very much!
I’ve only just grown my hair down to my shoulders. I had it as a pixie cut for years! I’m excited I can finally put it in a ponytail lol! HairstyleH are a new thing I’ve not attempted yet! Can’t believe you can plait and style your own hair!
I love your hair – I think curls look good on everyone x
Thank you x
I love the messy up do! I don’t often curl my hair but when I do the curls stay in for ages. I love the idea of using the curls to create a new up do 🙂 x
Love the curls and creative up dos. You’ve nailed it!
I just love your hair!! What a fun post, the styles are super cute. I am terrible with hair but part of that may because I don’t take enough time to venture out and learn how to properly practice other styles 🙂
Thank you 😌
These all look so pretty! I love milkmaid braids but I’ve never figured out how to fishtail. My hair is getting unmanageably long again and I’m thinking about a cut I just can’t decide what to do. Great post!
I personally find fishtails easier than plaits!
I looove curly hair on you – it’s absolutely gorgeous and really suits and frames your face! 🙂 I’m trying to experiment a bit more with my hair lately, so can’t wait to try and copy some of these gorgeous styles 🙂 x
Thank you so much! I’d love to see some photos if you try and copy them!
Omg I am so hopeless with my hair. Either it’s just in a really high ponytail or left down and brushed. I’m not creative at all and I’m terrible at plaits. Your hair looks really lovely though. Thanks for sharing some new hair inspo!
Kate | thelittlecrunch.co.uk
Thank you! This is about as good as my talents get tbh!
I’m completely helpless when it comes to styling my hair – I would love to learn how to do the milkmaid braids because they look so pretty!
They’re really easy! Maybe I’ll do a tutorial at some point!
I love your hair, it’s looking beautiful.
The styles are gorgeous as well, really suit you.
I always go for curly as it offers some much needed volume for my thin hair x
Thanks so much! Curly definitely hides thin hair!
Tbh, I don’t really do much with my hair. It used to be super long and I just left it straight down most of the time. Now I’ve had a major cut I might start experimenting a bit like you have.
You totally should!
Loving all of these styles! I’m so badly in need of a color
Change at the moment.
My go to hair style is usually a messy bun or a side braid. Right now I’m growing my hair out a bit because it was recently cut short a few months ago.
I love a messy bun but I find them really hard!
These look great and reminds me I need a haircut… badly.
Thanks for sharing.
Thank you x
Love the 2nd look here! My hair is naturally curly so if it’s having a bad frizz day, I’ll do a low bun however if I’m wanting to put effort in, I’ll straighten it!
Thank you! Ah I wish mine was naturally curly!
You look gorgeous! I’m loving your curly hair, it looks great! And milkmaid braids are SO cute, thanks for reminding me of this pretty style! Have a great week beauty ❤️
Thanks so much!
milkmaid braids are my absoluuuuute fave you know!! x
Yassss they’re so cute x
I find having shorter hair so much more manageable which is great. My hair is quite thick so if it’s too long it drives me nuts xx
I feel you there!
Nice hair ideas Jenny!
Thank you x
I love all of these on you – curly hair really suits you! I don’t do anything really with my hair as it’s thick and wild – I straighten it to avoid having to tie it up (looks unprofessional down and hair up =migraines) though I do love having it in a bun so then i can show off my undercut.
Thank you 🙂 I love your hair from the photos I’ve seen of you!
Ah these look so nice! I am rubbish at doing my hair – it spends most of its time in a ponytail, a bun and if it is down, I’ve ever straightened it or curled it! Your hair colour is also really pretty!
Ellyn x | Life Of A Beauty Nerd
Thanks so much! xx
You look gorgeous in all of these photos! I love curling the ends of my hair at the moment but I definitely need to get a trim soon, it’s at that point where it’s just a bit too long! xx
Tiffany x http://www.foodandotherloves.co.uk
There’s definitely a limit isn’t there! Mine was unbearably long!
Loved this post!! New follower XX
Love these styles – especially the milkmaid braids! So cute! I’m rubbish at doing hair – I basically have 3 hairstyles I can do and I think they’re all so boring and basic!
Aw I love all of these, you’ve got such gorgeous hair!
Thank you so much! xx
Love your hairstyles, especially the milk braids, I really want to learn how to do those!