Get Witchy With It: How Met Gala 2024’s Long Hair Trend Put A Spell On Us All.

As the green carpet rolled out for Met Gala 2024, the star-studded event was not just about the jaw-dropping gowns but a magical hair trend that stole the spotlight.

Think long, flowing locks that scream mystique and glamour, sported by the crème de la crème of celeb town.

Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, and the iconic Cardi B turned heads with their chic witch vibes, rocking gorgeous hair that cascaded like waterfalls down their backs.

It’s as if Lady Godiva herself rallied a squad and rode back into the limelight as a modern-day fashion icon.

Everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker to Dove Cameron embraced this ethereal look, each adding their unique spin that had cameras flashing non-stop.

The Magic of Long Hair: A Closer Look at the Styles

Demi Moore’s hair, styled by the talented DJ Quintero using Living Proof products, cascaded past her knees, setting a new benchmark for red carpet glamour.

Meanwhile, Kendall Jenner’s locks, styled by Tamás Tüzes, were arranged in loose waves pinned back from her face, adding a touch of relaxed elegance reminiscent of a brunette Chloë Sevigny in *Big Love*.

Not to be outdone, Lana del Rey’s hairstyle complemented her custom Alexander McQueen ensemble designed by Seán McGirr, which paid homage to the brand’s FW06 collection.

Styled by Anna Cofone, Lana’s hair fell in soft, natural waves, perfectly encapsulating the night’s ethereal theme.

DIY Tips for Achieving Gala-Worthy Long Hair at Home

Want to rock a gala-worthy mane without stepping out? Here’s how you can bring the glamour of the Met Gala into your home:

1. Nourish and Grow

Start by ensuring your hair is healthy. Use nourishing hair masks and oils to keep your hair strong and encourage growth. These products can help maintain sleek, frizz-free locks.

2. Choose the Right Extensions

If you’re looking to add length overnight, quality hair extensions are a must. Opt for natural hair extensions that match your hair color and texture for a seamless blend.

3. Loose Waves DIY

For loose waves like Kendall Jenner’s, use a large barrel curling iron. Curl your hair lightly and brush out the curls for a soft, natural look. Finish with a light hairspray to hold the waves without stiffness.

4. Maintain Hair Health

When experimenting with hair color trends 2024, always use color-safe styling products. Stick to sulfate-free products to keep your dyed locks looking vibrant.

5. Embrace Natural Solutions

For those interested in natural hair dye solutions, explore ingredients like henna or chamomile, which offer beautiful colors and a gentler alternative to traditional dyes.

Transforming Trends into Everyday Styles

While the extravagant lengths seen at the Met Gala might not be practical for everyday wear, you can still incorporate elements of these styles into your daily look.

Balayage hair, ombre hair, and strategically placed extensions can add length and volume without the commitment of ultra-long hair.

Long Hair Don’t Care!

The Met Gala 2024 reaffirmed long, flowing hair as a symbol of mystical beauty and allure.

Whether you’re attending a gala or just heading out for coffee, these tips and insights can help you infuse a bit of that magic into your everyday hair routine.

So, let your hair down, experiment with new styles, and maybe, just maybe, channel your inner Met Gala diva!


  • Nicola Freeman, Creative Director & Content Lead
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    With over two decades of passionate hair dyeing experience, I've experimented with nearly every shade imaginable. My journey began long before blogging; as an award-winning copywriter in London and New York, I shaped narratives for iconic brands. However, when friends sought advice during lockdown for at-home hair dyeing, I realized my true calling. Beyond being your hair color expert, I'm a mom of two girls, wife to artist Tony, and an avid soccer player!