3 Super Easy Shoulder-length Hairstyles That Will Upgrade Your Date Night Look In Less Than 5 Minutes

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If you don’t have crazy long hair, it doesn’t mean that you can only lean on plain and boring straight or curly styles.

There are so much you can do with your shoulder length hair!

When it comes to styling your hair for a date night, medium length hair combines the versatility of long hair and the lightness of short hair.

Up-do, buns, braids…With some creativity and a little bit of practice, you can DIY your hair and make it sophisticated, cute and elegant.

Here in this post, we have gathered some of the best easy hairdos for shoulder length hair.

Get your bobby pins and elastic bands ready and let’s get started.

Click to check one specific shoulder length hairstyle or scroll down to explore:

Easy Date-night-ready Hairdos For Shoulder Length Hair

1. Easy French-Braided Updo

Easy French-Braided Updo Tutorial - easy hairdo for shoulder-length/ medium length hair - the French-braided updo. Perfect hair for a date night out

This super easy-to-do hairstyle is adding a twist to the classic French braids. If you are familiar with braiding your hair, this medium length hairdo should cost you less than 5 minutes.

Source:Ashley Bloomfield

Step-by-Step Tutorial:

1. Spray dry shampoo to the hair to add some texture and volume to it.

Easy French-Braided Updo Tutorial - easy hairdo for shoulder-length/ medium length hair - the French-braided updo. Perfect hair for a date night out

2. Separate the top layer of the hair into 3 sections.

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3. Cross the outer sections to the middle alternatively.

Easy French-Braided Updo Tutorial - easy hairdo for shoulder-length/ medium length hair - the French-braided updo. Perfect hair for a date night out

4. Add some hair to the outer section each time before crossing with the middle section.

Easy French-Braided Updo Tutorial - easy hairdo for shoulder-length/ medium length hair - the French-braided updo. Perfect hair for a date night out

5. Work your way down to the bottom of your hair. Secure your French braid with an elastic band.

Loosen up the braid a little to create a sophisticated look.Easy French-Braided Updo Tutorial - easy hairdo for shoulder-length/ medium length hair - the French-braided updo. Perfect hair for a date night out

6. Roll your little ponytail upward and hide it inside your braid with a bobby pin.Easy French-Braided Updo Tutorial - easy hairdo for shoulder-length/ medium length hair - the French-braided updo. Perfect hair for a date night out

Watch the video tutorial down below

2. Pull-through Braid For Shoulder Length Hair

 Pull-through Braid For Shoulder Length Hair​ - 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

Compared to French braids, this look might take some more work (and elastic bands). But once mastered, this “hair splitting trick” is going to add sophistication to your shoulder length hairstyle.

Source:Ashley Bloomfield

Step-by-Step Tutorial:

1. Pull a small section from the top of your hair and tight it with an elastic band.

 Pull-through Braid For Shoulder Length Hair​ - 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

2. Flip the top section and pull a new section of hair underneath. Tight it the same way.

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3. Split the top section in half and flip the second section over to the middle. Keep the hair fixed with a pin.

 Pull-through Braid For Shoulder Length Hair​ - 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

4. Grab some hair from both sides to add in the split top section. Secure it with an elastic band.

 Pull-through Braid For Shoulder Length Hair​ - 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

5. Continue the same pull-through trick all the way to the midway.

 Pull-through Braid For Shoulder Length Hair​ - 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

6. Grab all the hair left and tight it as a messy bun with some bobby pins.

 Pull-through Braid For Shoulder Length Hair​ - 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

Watch the video tutorial down below

3. Romantic Beachy Waves With French-Braided Banks

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This one-sided braided hairstyle is so cute that no one will be able to look away. You can wear it to a date night, to work and it can be your back-to-school hairstyle as well.

Source:Ashley Bloomfield

Step-by-Step Tutorial:

1. Pick a layer of your banks and separate it into 3 sections.

Romantic Beachy Waves With French-Braided Banks- 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

2. Do a basic French braid by adding hair from the outer layers to the middle.

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3. Braid the hair all the way to the end and secure it with an elastic band.

Romantic Beachy Waves With French-Braided Banks- 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

4. Pin the braided banks to the back of your head.

5. Use a flat iron on the rest of your hair.Romantic Beachy Waves With French-Braided Banks- 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

6. Iron your hair away and towards your face alternatively to create the beautiful beachy waves.Romantic Beachy Waves With French-Braided Banks- 3 medium length hairstyles to upgrade your look in less than 10 minutes - Todaywedate.com

Watch the video tutorial down below

With all the styles to choose from, your date night look is going to be pitch perfect.

So which one do you like the best? Comment down below!

Happy dating!

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