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Embrace Western Vibes With These 20 Chic Cowgirl Hairstyles

Embrace Western Vibes With These 20 Chic Cowgirl Hairstyles

If I had to describe cowgirl hairstyles in three words, they would be: carefree, traditional, and practical. Well, these three words are probably the main reason cowgirl hairstyles are becoming more and more popular than ever. Whether you’re heading to a western-themed event or simply want to embrace the carefree western vibes, I’ll help you find the best cowgirl hairstyle for any occasion!

1. Light Brown Wavy Cowgirl Hairstyle

Long brunette wavy hair is synonymous with cowgirl hairstyles because of its natural look and subtle cottagecore aesthetic. Whether you choose a lighter or darker brunette shade, know that each brunette shade looks flattering on all skin tones.

2. Double French Pigtail Braids

Double French pigtail braids are a classic among cowgirl hairstyles. To do a French braid, you’ll need to cross the left strand over the middle strand, and then cross the right strand over the new middle strand. Pro tip: French braids cross over and Dutch braids cross under.

3. Cowboy Copper With Blonde Highlights

Cowboy copper combines rich brown and red shades resembling a leather-colored brownish-red tone. Adding blonde highlights to trendy cowboy copper will result in a dimensional, natural-looking cowgirl hairstyle.

4. Messy Braided Bun

Messy textures, braids, and buns are the three biggest trademarks of cowgirl hairstyles. So, what do you get when you combine the three of them? You get a messy braided bun. Perfection.

5. Layered Locs With Hair Beads

Hello, stylish lady! If you want to achieve a unique cowgirl look, layered locs with hair beads will do the job. Unlike standard locs, layered locs will give more volume to your hair and ensure you become the queen of cowgirl hairstyles. (Sounds like a good deal to me.)

6. Braided Space Buns

Braided space buns are one of the cutest and most creative cowgirl styles that look amazing on all hair textures. If you want to perfect this hairstyle, I have only one tip: the messier, the better!

7. Twin Ponytails With Oversized Scrunchies

Twin ponytails with regular-sized elastics would be just another cute hairstyle. Adding oversized scrunchies is a huge game-changer because they make your twin ponytails look more fashionable and cowgirl-like.

8. Low Messy Bun For Straight Hair

If you have straight hair and want to add some texture to your mane with no heat, a messy bun is the perfect solution. This cowgirl hairstyle has all the best features: simplicity, carefree vibes, and unique appearance.

9. Cowgirl Formal Updo Hairstyle

The best thing about cowgirl hairstyles is that they can be customized for both casual and formal occasions. If you’re looking for a perfect western-inspired formal hairstyle, opt for a low braided formal updo with a tousled wavy texture.

10. Pastel Green Pink Braided Cowgirl Hairstyle

With cowgirl hairstyles, you can combine modern and traditional elements to create a more personalized look. Adding pastel hues to braids is a perfect example of a modern-traditional cowgirl hairstyle.

11. Platinum Blonde Hair With Side Bangs

If you’re looking for a lighter hair color and have a lighter skin tone, the platinum blonde hue will help you embrace western vibes. Not only that. Platinum blonde hair with side bangs will stylishly frame your face and enhance your best features. So, what are you waiting for?

12. Messy Bun With A Headband

If a messy bun is too simple for you, you can always spice up your hairstyle with a stylish headband. Remember to pull front hair strands out to achieve a face-framing effect.

13. Double Dutch Pigtail Braids

Double Dutch pigtail braids are a thicker version of braids perfect for thin hair. To do a Dutch braid, you’ll need to cross the left strand under the middle strand, and then cross the right strand under the new middle strand.

14. Half-Up Half-Down Hairstyle With A Scarf

A simple half-up half-down hairstyle can be easily transformed into a unique cowgirl hairstyle by adding a scarf with interesting patterns. If you have a longer scarf, you can create a stylish bow to embrace western vibes in the most stylish way possible.

15. Long Wavy Hair With Braids

For an effortless cowgirl look, combine wavy hair textures with braids. Adding highlights or lowlights to your hairstyle will help achieve depth and dimensional appearance.

16. Modern Cowgirl Hairstyle

A modern version of a cowgirl hairstyle includes voluminous waves with (or without) a deep side part. Long wavy hair with a deep side part and a natural-looking hair color is a true gem among cowgirl styles.

17. Boho Cowgirl Hairstyle

Combine boho and western vibes for more personalized hairstyles! It even rhymes! For a simple boho cowgirl hairstyle combine and experiment with loose braids, scarves, and tousled waves.

18. Long Brunette Wavy Hair

A cowgirl hat is an inevitable element of a genuine cowgirl hairstyle. I’m sure everyone agrees that nothing beats long brunette wavy hair under a chic, cowgirl hat. It’s one of the simplest and coolest cowgirl styles. Period.

19. Cowgirl Copper Half-Up Half-Down Cowgirl Style

Cowgirl copper + half-up half-down hairstyle + waves = flawless cowgirl style. With or without a cowgirl hat, this hairstyle will look equally amazing on all hair lengths.

20. Long Bronde Hair With Braids

Combine a bronde (brown and blonde) shade with braids to achieve an effortless, chic cowgirl look. There are no rules here except one: the longer the hair, the better!