Tired of having the same hairstyle every day? Do you want to experiment with something new and trendy? Dutch hairstyles are the way to go! Dutch hairstyles are popular among women of all ages and hair types due to their intricate braids and twists.
We’ve compiled a list of 42 Dutch hairstyles for women that you can try for any occasion in this blog. From the traditional Dutch braid to the more intricate Dutch fishtail braid, we’ve covered a variety of styles suitable for both casual and formal occasions. Our collection includes updos, braids, buns, twists, and more, so you’ll find a look that complements your hair and face shape.
Whether you want a simple everyday hairstyle or a glamorous updo for a special occasion, our Dutch hairstyle guide has you covered. We’ve also included step-by-step instructions and tutorials to help you easily recreate these hairstyles at home. So, get ready to experiment with these 42 stunning Dutch hairstyles!
1. Dutch braid
The Dutch braid, also known as an inverted French braid, is a classic hairstyle that creates a 3D effect by weaving three hair strands under each other. This braid goes from the crown to the nape. Dutch braids are perfect for weddings and errands. It’s stylish and keeps hair out of your face.
2. Dutch fishtail braid
This is a fishtail braid variation. Instead of three strands, this braid style weaves two. Start a Dutch fishtail braid by weaving two small sections of hair from the front of your head under each other, adding more hair as you go. Long hair can be styled up or down with this braid.
3. Dutch crown braid
This formal updo is beautiful. This crown-like hairstyle involves braiding from the front of the head to the crown. Add flowers or other accessories to the Dutch crown braid. It’s also stylish and keeps hair out of your face.
4. Dutch waterfall braid
This casual waterfall half-up is beautiful. This crown-like hairstyle involves braiding from the front of the head to the crown and long loose waves. Add flowers or other accessories to the Dutch crown braid. It’s also stylish and keeps hair out of your face.
5. Dutch lace braid
This delicate braid style creates a lacy look by weaving smaller sections of hair into the braid. This braid can be worn alone or in a Dutch crown or fishtail braid. Dutch lace braids are made by braiding a Dutch braid and weaving in small sections of hair as you go down.
6. Dutch milkmaid braid
This classic updo involves weaving two braids across your head to create a crown-like effect. This braid works for casual and formal occasions to keep hair out of your face. To make a Dutch milkmaid braid, cross two Dutch braids over your head with bobby pins. This braid is versatile.
7. Dutch mermaid braid
This gorgeous hairstyle resembles a mermaid’s tail. Dutch braids turn into fishtail braids in this braid. It’s a great beach or summer wedding hairstyle for all hair types. To get this look, part your hair in the middle and Dutch braid both sides. Start a fishtail braid at the nape of your neck and secure it with an elastic band. To look more casual, loosen the braid.
8. Dutch pancake braid
This intricate hairstyle flattens braid sections to create a pancake effect. Medium to long hair works best for this special occasion or night out hairstyle. Start with a Dutch braid and gently pancake each section to achieve this look. After braiding, secure it with an elastic band and pancake it to make it wider and fuller.
9. Dutch side braid
This simple, elegant hairstyle is perfect for everyday wear. Beautiful and feminine, this braid starts on one side of your head and moves to the other. First, part your hair on one side and Dutch braid the larger section. Continue the braid into a three-strand braid and secure it with an elastic band at the nape of your neck. To look more polished, tuck the remaining hair behind your ear.
10. Dutch accent braid
This simple but stylish hairstyle involves adding a small braid to a larger hairstyle. This braid can be worn at the crown, side, or back, adding texture and interest to any hairstyle. To achieve this look, Dutch braid a small section of hair. After braiding the section to your desired length, secure it with a small elastic band and tuck it into the larger hairstyle.
11. Dutch twist braid
This romantic hairstyle twists hair into a braid. This wedding or formal hairstyle works best on long hair. Start with a middle part and two Dutch braids on each side to achieve this look. After braiding the hair to the nape, twist the braids and secure them with bobby pins. For a cleaner look, tuck the remaining hair into the twist.
12. Dutch double braid
This fun and edgy hairstyle involves two Dutch braids on each side of your head. This hairstyle is perfect for music festivals or a day out with friends with medium to long hair. To get this look, part your hair in the middle and Dutch braid each side. After braiding, pancake them for a fuller look. Tune the remaining hair into a bun or ponytail to look more polished.
13. Dutch inverted braid
This gorgeous hairstyle is perfect for any occasion. Reverse Dutch braids create a stunning “floating” effect. To get this look, section your hair in the middle and take a small section from the front. Reverse the Dutch braid by dividing this section into three parts and braiding under. Braid until your neck and secure with an elastic band. This hairstyle looks great alone or with loose waves or curls. Ideal for hiking or road trips.
14. Dutch braided ponytail
This chic and easy hairstyle is perfect for medium to long hair. Dutch braids at the crown lead to a ponytail in this style. Start with a Dutch braid at the crown of your head and braid down to the nape. Secure the braid with an elastic band and ponytail your hair. This hairstyle is great for casual events or adding elegance to your daily look.
15. Dutch braided bun
The Dutch braided bun is elegant and classic for formal events. Start with a Dutch braid at the crown and a low ponytail. Twist the ponytail into a bun and secure it with bobby pins. Long hair looks great with this hairstyle and bold earrings or lipstick.
16. Dutch braided updo
This gorgeous hairstyle is perfect for weddings, proms, and other special occasions. Start a Dutch braid on each side of your head from the temples backward to achieve this look. Next, tie your hair into a low ponytail and twist it into a bun with bobby pins. Finally, pin the braids around the bun. This hairstyle works well with floor-length gowns and cocktail dresses for medium to long hair.
17. Dutch half-up braid
This flirty hairstyle is perfect for a day out with friends or a date night. First, Dutch braid a small section of hair from each side of your head. Secure the braids with an elastic band at the back of your head and let your hair hang loose into a half-up. Long-haired people will love this hairstyle with loose waves or curls.
18. Dutch braided headband
This chic and practical hairstyle keeps hair out of your face while looking chic. Start a Dutch braid on each side of your head from the temples backward to achieve this look. Bobby pins the braids together at the back. Then, tuck the braid ends behind your ears making a braided headband and let your hair hang loose. This medium-to-long hairstyle works well with straight or loose waves.
19. Dutch braided bangs
Dutch braided bangs are a chic way to keep your hair out of your face. It’s a great way to spice up your everyday look for women with long or medium hair. Section off a small section of hair at the front of your head to achieve this style. Starting with small sections of hair, Dutch braid this section. Braid until the end and secure with an elastic band. It’s perfect for casual occasions and works best with loose waves or straight hair.
20. Dutch braided crown updo
This romantic and elegant hairstyle is perfect for weddings and other formal or professional events. Long-haired women can show off their gorgeous locks with this hairstyle. Start by parting your hair in the middle and braiding two Dutch braids on each side. Tie the braids together with an elastic band at the nape. Next, Bobby, pin the braids around your head. It’s perfect for formal events with loose waves or curls.
21. Braided space buns
Coachella-like festivals and concerts are perfect for these playful hairstyles. This hairstyle is best for women with long or medium-length hair and showcases your style. Start by parting your hair down the middle and braiding two Dutch braids on each side. Tie the braids together with an elastic band at the nape. Next, wrap each braid around itself and pin it. With loose waves or curls, this hairstyle is perfect for any casual occasion.
22. Braided messy bun
The Dutch braided messy bun is a simple but chic hairstyle for days when you want to look put together but doesn’t have time. It’s a great way to spice up your everyday look for women with long or medium hair. Section off a small section of hair at the front of your head to achieve this style. Starting with small sections of hair, Dutch braid this section. When you reach your neck, tie the braid in a messy bun. It’s perfect for casual occasions and works best with loose waves or straight hair.
23. Dutch crown twist
The Dutch crown twist is a chic hairstyle for weddings and formal events. Long-haired women can show off their gorgeous locks with this hairstyle. Start by parting your hair in the middle and braiding two Dutch braids on each side. Twist and pin the braids at your neck. It’s perfect for formal events with loose waves or curls.
24. Dutch rope braid
The Dutch rope braid is a classy formal hairstyle. Twisting two sections of hair clockwise and crossing them counterclockwise creates a thick braid in this hairstyle. A twisted, rope-like braid sits on the head. To add flair, pull out small sections of hair to create a messy, undone look. Long hair is best for this hairstyle, which can be embellished with hairpins or jewelry.
25. Dutch twist and flip
For a bold look, try the Dutch twist and flip. A Dutch braid at the crown is twisted and flipped to create a half-up, half-down hairstyle. The twist and flip technique creates a unique and eye-catching hairstyle. Add hairpins or flowers to this hairstyle on medium to long hair for a feminine touch.
26. Dutch braided chignon
Weddings, proms, and other formal events are ideal for the Dutch braided chignon. A Dutch braid on one side of the head is twisted into a chignon at the nape for this hairstyle. The result is a sophisticated, polished look that will impress. Long hair works best for this hairstyle, and a hairpin or jeweled clip adds sparkle.
27. Dutch knot
The Dutch knot is a chic everyday hairstyle. This hairstyle involves a high ponytail and a knot. For a seamless look, bobby pin the knot and tuck the ponytail ends under. A headband or scarf can dress up this hairstyle for medium to long hair.
28. Dutch braided top knot
Dutch braided top knots are fun for music festivals and casual outings. The Dutch braid at the crown is followed by a messy top knot. For a day out with friends, the look is playful and effortless. This hairstyle looks best on medium to long hair; hairpins or flowers can add flair.
29. Braided half bun
Dutch braided half buns are a trendy everyday hairstyle. This hairstyle starts with two Dutch braids on each side of the head and a half bun at the crown. The result is a chic and easy hairstyle that keeps hair out of the face. This hairstyle works best on medium to long hair, and a hairpin or scarf can add flair.
30. Fishtail crown braid
For weddings and other special occasions, the Dutch fishtail crown braid is romantic and feminine. Dutch fishtail braids on one side of the head are wrapped around the crown to create this hairstyle. For a romantic, feminine look, secure the braid with bobby pins and curl or straighten the rest of the hair.
31. Braided low ponytail
This beautiful and simple hairstyle is perfect for any casual occasion. This hairstyle involves a Dutch braid from the crown to the nape of the neck, which is tied into a low ponytail. The braid makes the ponytail more interesting. The ponytail length can be adjusted to suit all hair types.
32. Dutch braid with ribbon
This playful summer hairstyle is perfect for a day out. This style involves Dutch braiding and ribboning. Add color and texture by weaving or tying the ribbon into the braid. This hairstyle works with any outfit and all hair types. The ribbon can match the outfit or contrast to highlight the hairstyle.
33. Braided half-up half-down
This timeless hairstyle is perfect for any occasion. This hairstyle involves two temple-to-back Dutch braids. The braids are tied into a half-up half-down style, leaving the hair loose. This hairstyle suits medium to long hair and adds elegance to any outfit. Ideal for women with short hair or with an undercut.
34. Braided side ponytail
This chic side ponytail hairstyle is perfect for a night out. Dutch braid on one side, low ponytail on the other. This style gives all hair types volume and texture. Personal preference determines ponytail length, and the style can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion.
35. Waterfall twist braid
This intricate hairstyle will turn heads. This hairstyle starts with a Dutch braid at the crown and twists into a waterfall braid at the back. The waterfall braid makes the hairstyle formal. This hairstyle is best for long hair and makes a statement.
36. Dutch braided updo with curls
This romantic and whimsical hairstyle is perfect for prom or weddings and curly hair owners. This hairstyle involves twisting two Dutch braids on either side of the head into a low bun at the nape. Curling and leaving the remaining hair loose adds texture and volume. Long-haired people should try this hairstyle.
37. Fishtail side braid
This chic hairstyle adds elegance to any outfit. It involves weaving a fishtail braid on the side of your head from the top to the nape. Long-haired women look stunning in this style because the braid cascades down the head. After braiding, gently separate the strands to add texture and volume.
38. Braided ponytail with bandanas
This summer hairstyle is fun and playful. Dutch braid from crown to nape, then ponytail. Tie a bandana or scarf around the ponytail to add color and personality. This style keeps hair out of your face and cool in hot weather.
39. Braided high bun
This elegant hairstyle is perfect for formal events or work. A high bun follows a Dutch braid from the crown to the nape. Before twisting, tease your hair to add volume and texture to the bun. Statement earrings and lipstick enhance this style.
40. Crown braid updo with curls
This elegant hairstyle is perfect for weddings and other formal events. Starting at one ear, you braid a Dutch crown braid around your head. After braiding, curl the rest of your hair and pin it into a messy bun at your nape. A delicate hair accessory or sparkly hairpin enhances this style. This hairstyle looks like a mohawk.
41. Braid with a bow
This cute and feminine hairstyle is perfect for a day out with friends or a casual date. It involves braiding your hair from the top to the nape and tying a bow with a ribbon or hair tie. This style is simple and cute for women with shorter hair or bangs.
42. Braided low bun
The Dutch braided low bun is a chic hairstyle for work or dinner. It involves braiding your hair from the crown to the nape and twisting it into a low bun. Before twisting, tease your hair to add volume and texture to the bun. Statement earrings or lipstick make this style stand out.