Top 10 Traditional Chinese Hairstyles

China has many traditional hairstyles, each with unique characteristics and cultural backgrounds. As we all know, China is an ancient civilization with 5000 years of history.

The old traditional hairstyles of China are both beautiful and full of mystery.  If you like Chinese hairstyles, you have come to the right place.

This article introduces some ancient Chinese hairstyles, such as Han Dynasty hairstyles, Tang Dynasty hairstyles, ancient criminal hairstyles, modern Chinese hairstyles, etc. In addition, if you are interested in Chinese Hanfu, you can also read this article.

Han dynasty hairstyle


Han dynasty hairstyle
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The main features of Hanfu hairstyles are the hairstyles and hair accessories.

Firstly, Hanfu hairstyles place great emphasis on hairstyles. The different hairstyles reflect the identity, status, and age of ancient women. These hairstyles not only vary in shape but also in name and meaning.

Secondly, the Hanfu hairstyle also emphasizes hair accessories. The selection and decoration of hair accessories are also essential aspects of Hanfu hairstyles.

Tang dynasty hairstyle


Tang dynasty hairstyle
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The hairstyles of the Tang Dynasty vary from period to period.

Generally speaking, the hairstyle characteristics of the Tang Dynasty are closely related to the historical background.

From the positive and healthy beauty to the mature and thick beauty, and then to the lazy and sickly beauty, it reflects the different periods of the Tang Dynasty and the social conditions and people's spiritual appearance.

Chinese bun hairstyle


Chinese bun hairstyle
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When you don’t know what hairstyle to choose, I recommend this bun hairstyle. Yes, when you are short of hairstyle ideas, it is the best choice. Because it is simple enough.

This hairstyle has a characteristic: it is not a normal bun, but a high bun. The high bun also helps to contour your face.

Phoenix bun hairstyle


Phoenix bun hairstyle
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Phoenix's bun hairstyle is a type of high coiffure in ancient China, popular during the Tang Dynasty.

It was made to resemble the shape of a phoenix or could be interpreted as a coiffure adorned with golden and green phoenixes.

Chinese fairy hairstyle


Chinese fairy hairstyle
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Do you like Chinese martial arts dramas and fantasy dramas? The fairy’s hairstyle is always so elegant.

If you have straight, silky, sleek, and flowy hair, you'd better know this hairstyle. Because it maybe suits you.

You can even add pins and ornaments to make the style even better.

Long straight layers


Long straight layers
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Chinese women are one of the few women in the world with straight and long hair. If your hair is black, long, and straight, you can create a simple style by just brushing it to flow to the back.

You can see the hairstyle of the woman in this picture, simple and beautiful.

When you don’t feel like making sophisticated styles consider this one.

Chinese ponytails style


Chinese ponytails style
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Another fairy hairstyle. If you have long hair and you want to hold it down to the best style, then this hairstyle maybe suits you.

First, you need to brush it gently then hold it with a band at the back. But make sure you hold it loosely.

Next, you can twist the ponytail and get the ponytail to the side. Remember to hold the hair in a loose ponytail.

Long bob straight hair


Long bob straight hair
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The Long bob straight hairstyle is one of the trendy styles in Chinese history. You can have a short bob, or you can also have a long bob.

Many women have tried this style at least once in their lifetime. If you want to make your hairstyle more attractive, you can dye your hair brown.

Chinese beehive hairstyle


Chinese beehive hairstyle
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This hairstyle looks very unique, but actually, it’s a style that has been in the market for a long time.

Because this hairstyle is innovative and distinctive, it can make you stand out in the crowd. But if you want to use this style, you will need to have very long hair.

Hanfu wedding hairstyle

Hanfu wedding hairstyle
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Chinese hanfu, hairstyle, hair ornaments, and jewelry for a Ming dynasty-style bride.

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