Looking to embrace the carefree spirit of the western lifestyle with one of these cowgirl hairstyles? You have come to the right place! Here you will see look for every type of occlusion that a cowgirl may run into. Whether you’re heading to a rodeo, a country concert, or simply want to channel your inner cowgirl, you will need a hairdo that can keep up with your cowgirl spirit.
Throughout this like you will see everything from braids and braided updos to bold, big curls and everything in between, we’re here to share with you our favorite cowgirl hairstyles.
1. Long Bob for Cowgirl Hairstyle
One of the best ways to wear a cowgirl hairstyle with hat is with a bob cut with bangs and a cowgirl hat. She has also colored her pretty bob-length hair a fiery red hue and it sets off this look even more. She kept it straight here and it looks fantastic.
2. Double Dutch Braids Hairstyle
When thinking about wearing a cute cowgirl hairstyle, this double dutch braided look is perfect. She has also added pretty blonde and pink hues and kept the braids tight on the top. Keep your braids long and down your back and you will look like the prettiest cowgirl.
3. Messy Bun
A fabulous cowgirl hairstyle is with this funky messy bun. To get this style you will want to throw your hair up messy and keep it loose. What makes this look extra country is her button-up shirt and fancy bandana.
4. Falling Waves Hair with Hat
If you like keeping your hair long and want to try a cowgirl hairstyle with hat this next look would be perfect for you. She has kept her hair with a dark base and added the perfect amount of blond highlights. Keep it wavy and loose and you are going to look incredible.
5. Natural Black Hair with Layers
A natural dark hairstyle for women is perfect to have for those who are looking for a cowgirl look. She kept her hair black and wavy and added a super cute cowgirl hat. Pair it with a cute western outfit and you are going to look amazing.
6. Feed-In Braids Hairstyle
A lovely feed-in braided hairstyle with a high pony is just perfect for an everyday style. She has divided her hair into 5 even sections and added tight cornrows hairstyle on top. Finish it off with tight ponytail hair with a long tail for the perfect look.
7. Twisted Side Bun Hairstyle
One of the best colorful easy cowgirl hairstyles is this twisted side bun. She styled her hair pulled it back tight and added a bright pink cowgirl hat. You can also style it with a bright and colorful body suit as she has done here and you will look incredible.
8. Long and Straight Hair with a Hat
A simple straight and long hairstyle with a big black cowgirl hat is a cool look. When your outfit is bedazzled and colorful as it keeps your hair simple and lets your accessories do the hard work.
9. Icy White Blonde Hair
Icy white hair is right on trend in women’s hairstyles and you can wear it at any age. She is wearing her icy white hair with a beautiful white cowgirl hat with long beads attached. She looks so pretty and happy and just like a cowgirl.
10. Blonde Waves Hairstyle
You can never go wrong with a blonde hairstyle with waves. She is wearing her beautiful bright locks with a star-bedazzled tan hat. You can keep the hair loose and you will look incredible.
11. Cornrow Braids Hair
Cornrow is one of the easy cowgirl hairstyles for women who like wearing their hair. She has about 8 cornrows on the top that feed into long tight braids down her back. You can keep it all dark or add a few strands of light brown to add texture to your look.
12. Middle-Partition Waves Hairstyle
Middle-partition waves is a beautiful hairstyle for all the women out there with long hair. To get this look, you will want to part your hair down the middle and add loose waves. To ensure your hair has a cowgirl vibe, you can always add fun earrings or a hat to your look.
13. Waterfall Braid Hairstyle
Waterfall braids are always a good idea no matter what kind of hairstyle you are going for. She added a thick waterfall braid that tied it off in the back. She also added beautiful beach waves throughout and it looks amazing.
14. Blonde Balayage for Long Hair
A balayage is a technique that is used when women want to brighten up their hair a bit but want the results to look natural. She went with a brown to blonde ombre and kept the hair very straight. Add a big black cowgirl hat and a beautiful beaded shirt and you are going to look amazing.
15. Updo Bun Hairstyle with Bangs
An updo bun is a beautiful updo hairstyle with long side bangs. You can pull the hair back loose or tight in a bun but be sure to pull your bangs out and curl them. This is an easy breezy hairstyle that you can wear any time of the year.
16. High Ponytail Hairstyle
A high pony is one of the high-fashion cowgirl hairstyles. To get this look, you will want to straighten your hair before pulling it back in a sleek ponytail. She has also added the perfect amount of blonde highlights and it looks amazing.
17. Messy Loose Braid Hairstyle
A loose and fashionable hairstyle with loose and messy braids is the perfect cowgirl look. She has kept it all tight with a cute cowgirl boot hairpiece. Pair it with a pretty cowgirl outfit and you are all set.
18. Blowout Hairstyle with Hat
After your next blowout try for a cowgirl look. She has styled her blonde hair with loose waves and a pretty brown cowgirl hat. You could always pull your hair back behind in a low bun and it looks just as good.
19. Beach Waves with Blonde Hair
Did you know that you can wear beach waves and still have a cowgirl hairstyle? She has kept her hair extra long with beautiful blonde highlights and loose waves. Pair it with your favorite bucket hat and you are all set.
20. Layered Hairstyle with Bangs
Layered hair always looks pretty when paired with a light-colored cowgirl hat. She has also added thick bangs and face-framing layers as well. You can keep it naturally wavy as she has here, or try using a straightener for a sleek vibe.
21. Mid-Length Soft Curls Hairstyle
A lovely mid-length hairstyle with soft curls and a funky dark-colored hat is a fabulous style. You can wear this look with spiral curls as she has here or try a more laid-back style with a loose bun.
22. Shoulder-Length Bob Haircut
Another way to go when thinking about trying out a fresh cowgirl look is to go with a vibrant hair color. She has a hot pink hue about left it about bob length pair it with a nice bandana and cowgirl hat and you are all set.
23. Traditional Curls with Pink Hat
This is one of the traditional curly hairstyles for cowgirls with dark hair. She has made it a cowgirl hairstyles by adding a beautiful light pink hat and it looks great. You can wear light pink with plenty of different hair colors but it looks so good with dark hair.
24. Rich Brown Blonde Hair
A rich and full look with long hair is such a timeless cowgirl style. She is wearing her fresh new look with a rich brown and blonde color. Also, she is wearing a dark bandana and feathered brown hat and it looks so cute.
25. Blunt Bob Haircut
Blunt bobs are such a vibe and can be styled in so many different ways. She has her straight bob worn with a black cowgirl hat and a funk abbey road t-shirt. You can wear this look any time of the year and you will look so pretty.
26. Finger Waves for Long Hair
Long hairstyles for cowgirls with a funky western twist is perfect to have. To get this style you will want to keep your hair wavy and full. Find the cutest brown and black bandana it pulls this whole look together.
27. Platinum White Blonde Hair
All girls should go platinum at least once in their life. She is wearing her fresh platinum blonde hair long and curly and went with a turquoise necklace and dark cowgirl hat. You are going to look so beautiful when trying this gorgeous platinum blonde hairstyle.
28. Sandy Blonde on Straight Hair
A lovely light look for women with long hair is such an attractive hairstyle. She has kept her style simple here with mostly one long length and a few face-framing layers. Keep it straight and sleek and you are going to look like a brand-new cowgirl.
29. Bohemian Ponytail Hairstyle
Are you a simple boho girl looking for a fresh new style? This next look would be perfect for you. She has kept her pony loose and pulled back tight. She has twisted a few braids on the top and added pretty flowers throughout.
30. Pigtail Braid Hairstyle
Long and thick hair gives a unique and beautiful hairstyle for women. These pigtails have big bubble braids that have fishtails down the center. What makes this style extra cute is her pretty eye makeup and perfectly sleek.
31. Mid-Length Multi-Braid Hairstyle
Another way to go when thinking about trying out a new look is this mid-length multi-braided cowgirl hairstyles. To get this style you will want to go with one thick braid in the middle and add patterned braids along the sides. Keep the rest straight and you are going to look incredible.
32. Braided Space Bun Hairstyle
Having a braided space bun gives all the girls out there who like adding color and braids to their hair. She has two thick braids on the top that feed into two small braids. Add sparkly confetti on the top to pull this whole rave hairstyle together.
33. Half-Up Stitch Braid Hairstyle
A half-up stitched braided hairstyle with four small braids on the top is such a cute cowgirl style. Keep the rest of the hair loose and wavy and you are going to look so cute.
34. Dutch Braid into High Ponytail Hair
This is a beautiful hairstyle for women. She has a dutch braid hairstyle.
35. Pigtail Braid with Hat
One of the cutest cowgirl hairstyles for women is having a pigtail braid with a hat. To get this look, you will want to add two loose pigtail braids, pick out your favorite bandana, and throw on a cowgirl hat. Keep the hair in the front loose and out and you are going to look amazing.
36. Sleek Back High Ponytail Hairstyle
Sleek and straight hairstyles are worn by women all around the world. She has kept her hair pulled up high in a ponytail and kept it naturally wavy. You may want to add some mousse to the top section to ensure you stay looking fresh and tidy.
37. Loose Waves of Hair with a Braid
This loose-wave hairstyle for women has a big side braid and she kept the rest of the hair down. Be sure to add in plenty of blonde highlights and keep the base dark and you are going to look just like a cowgirl out in the field.
38. Side-Parted Braided Ponytail Hairstyle
Side-parted braided ponytail is a style for all the women out there who like keeping their hair long, or if you like wearing hair extensions. She kept it simple with a long and low braid and it looks extra cowgirl-y.
39. Loose Curls Hairstyle with Hat
Having a Loose curls is a perfect hairstyle for women with mid-length hair. She has kept her hair parted down the middle and added loose waves. So, she went with a denim jacket with brown tassels and paired it with a dark cowgirl hat.
40. Long Wavy Hair with a Hat
Long wavy hair is so versatile and can be worn in plenty of different ways. She kept it loose and wavy and paired it with an extra large hat. She is wearing a bright pink shirt here and it sets it off perfectly.
41. Messy Long Hair
One of the best ways to pull off a cowgirl hairstyles is to keep your hair long and messy. That is what she has done here and it looks perfect.
42. Sleek Mid-Length Hair
The sleek mid-length hairstyle for women with dark hair is a lovely style to have. She has kept her straight, shiny, and sleek and it looks perfect. If your hair does not shine as bright as hers you can always ask your hairdresser what you could add to your routine.
43. Half-Up Bubble Braid Hairstyle
Wow, this is a beautiful hairstyle a fishtail, and bubble bubbles. To get this look, you will want to start your look off with two thick braids around the top and let them feed into a beautiful long braid in the back. Keep the rest of your hair straight and you are all set.
44. Bubble Pigtail Braid Hairstyle
This pretty girl is wearing her hair with an ashy-blonde hair color with two long bubble braids. It is a style that would look just as pretty if your hair isn’t this long, just be sure to make your bubble even all the way down.
45. Jumbo Bubble Braid Hairstyle
The jumbo bubble braided hairstyle for girls with thick hair gives you a fantastic look. She has kept her hair sleek on the top and dived the ponytail into two four-even sections. So, she kept the base of her hair dark and added a beautiful blonde color on the top.
46. Bubble Braid Ponytail Hair
The thin hair with bubble braids gives a pretty look. She pulled her hair up tight in a high pony and then added even sections of bubbles down the ponytail. Also, she kept it light and blonde and it looks incredible.
47. Blonde Flowing Curls Hairstyle
If flowing curls are what you are after you have to try this next look. She has kept her hair parted in the middle and added natural-looking curls throughout. You can wear this cowgirl hairstyle any time of the year and you will look stunning.
48. Dimensional Blonde Hair with Layers
A dimensional hairstyle for women with long hair is such a timeless look. To get this look, you will want to part your hair down the middle and add in the perfect amount of waves. Add pops of blonde throughout to get the whole vibe of this look.
49. Beach Waves with Balayage Hair
A balayage is always a good idea when you are thinking about adding a light hair color to your style. She has kept her hair extra long and went with the most beautiful blonde color on top. Keep it curly and light and you are going to look incredible.
50. Mid-Part Blonde Balayage Hair
A mid-part blonde balayage hairstyle is on trend and perfect to have. To get this look, you will want to ask your hairdresser for a natural-looking balayage with a middle part and style it with the slightest amount of curl and you are going to look perfect.
We hope that our tips and ideas for cowgirl hairstyles have inspired you to try something new and find a look that reflects your style. Let us know down below what your favorite time to wear a cowgirl look is!
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