Long hair takes a lot of maintenance in order to keep it looking healthy and shiny. Proper hair care is the first step that you will need to take in order to create beautiful long hair styles. Proper hair care starts with a quality shampoo and condition. These products should not be too heavy as heavy shampoos and conditions can be difficult to rinse out of long hair, especially if you have thick hair as well. In addition to using a good shampoo and conditioner you will also need to use hair care products that address the type of hair that you have.
If you have curly or wavy hair then you may also want to use a curl enhancer and definer. If you are trying for a straight hair style then you may want to add a hair straightener to your hair care regime.
If you plan on attending a special event then you will want to look for formal long hair styles that are appropriate for your face shape and the type of function that you will be attending. For weddings or spring formal events long spiral curls tied back, swept up, or left loose are all appropriate longer hair styles.
If you have naturally straight hair then you may need to get a spiral perm in order to create the types of curls that you want.
Long hair is beautiful and it can be styled into a number of looks. Unfortunately it can also create fashion problems. First if it is not cared for it can become frizzy, dry and dull. When this happens your long hair will weigh you down and make you look dowdy. To avoid these problems you should get a hair cut that will give your long hair shape, movement and texture. One type of hair cut that works great for long hair are layered hair cuts.