5 Elegant Beehive Hairstyles for Women

The beehive hair style started in the 1960′s and was the first “original” hairstyle in decades and then the beehive hairdo became wildly popular.

The beehive is characterized by “big” hair that’s tall, not wide. Hair is curled, teased and sprayed into place; the higher the better. Here are some tips so you, too, can wear a big beehive hair style.

Skylar Grey Beehive Hairstyle
Skylar Grey Beehive Hairstyle

The beehive updo is originated as one of a variety of elaborately teased and lacquered versions of “big hair” that developed from earlier pageboy and bouffant styles.

Jenny McCarthy Beehive Hairdo
Jenny McCarthy Beehive Hairdo

Celebrity hair styles for women: beehive updo

Jenny McCarthy reached new heights with a teased modernized beehive. Her blond hair was swept off her face drawing attention to her piercing baby blues.

Candace Cameron Bure Beehive
Candace Cameron Bure Beehive

The actress Candace wore a classic, beehive-style updo with face-framing bangs. This is a popular updo for Round, Oval, Heart, and Triangular face shapes.

Amanda Seyfried Classic Beehive Hairdo
Amanda Seyfried Classic Beehive Hairdo

Amanda looked ultra sleek in her black beaded blazer. She finished off her look with a teased beehive that was topped with a simple headband. Product is needed for hold and shine.

Amy Childs Big Beehive Updo
Amy Childs Big Beehive Updo

If it’s a big and bold ‘do you’re after, then this might be the one. This beehive updo is teased at the roots to achieve maximum height and lift to create this modernized version of the classic beehive. The bangs are left out to soften the face and completes the over-all look brilliantly.


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  • Sophia C

    I can’t seem to figure out how to put the height into my hair
    and they don’t sell hair donuts here either. Is there any other way?

  • Marlon P

    Im a guy in high school and i lost a bet to my friends and now i have to do a youtube video dressed a like a chick and you get to pick what ill look like.

    They’ll pay for all the things you want to have me look like.

  • Franklin Bluth

    look so trailer trash?