Top Ten Bridal Hairstyles
Your amazing wedding dress, flawless makeup, and sparkling accessories will make you look phenomenal, but the last way to top off your elegant wedding day look is with some beautiful hair to accent your look and turn you into the perfect blushing bride. Here at The I Do Moment, we have the perfect top ten hairstyles for brides to help give you some inspiration and guide you to the right updo or down hairstyle for your wedding!
Top Bridal Hairstyles
Bridal Hairstyles – Low Chignon
This low updo is a beautiful and elegant hairstyle that really will flatter your face and expose a sensual long neck. Whether you are going with a more modern look, or wearing a very vintage dress, the low chignon will give you a timeless and stylish look. Additionally, the low chignon is an excellent choice for brides who are showing off some sexy skin at the back!
Bridal Hairstyles – Side Bun
With a multitude of various ways to style your hair, the side bun offers you a quirky and sexy way to put your hair up for your wedding. Use your side bun to highlight some beautiful flowers in your hair, or have it loose and sensual with small tendrils hanging down from it! Either way, have the side bun located on your “good side” and prepare for some phenomenal wedding photos!
Bridal Hairstyles – Ballerina Bun
Audrey Hepburn was well known for her slicked back ballerina bun that truly made her look fabulous and since then the ballerina bun has been an extremely popular choice for brides. Not only does the ballerina bun create the illusion of height and make for a perfect way to wear your tiara or veil, but it also creates a slimmer looking face and elongated neckline!
Bridal Hairstyles – Traditional Up-Do
When you think of a bridal up-do it is likely going to be an intricate bun or collection of hair up high or in the middle of the head. It is a beautiful and elegant style that can be slicked back or it can incorporate texture by curling tresses before loosely pinning them up.
Overall the traditional up-do is the classic bridal look and is a fabulous choice for vintage looks or modern weddings!
Bridal Hairstyles – All Down
The natural look is becoming more and more popular in brides as style leans more towards vintage dresses. Wearing the hair all down is perfect for an extra bit of warmth on a winter or fall wedding. Additionally, brides can incorporate beautiful headbands and accessories to gently pin back certain tresses of hair and prevent them from getting their face during the ceremony.
Bridal Hairstyles – Half up
The half up and half down hairstyle is an excellent compromise for indecisive brides. If you have beautifully long hair, but still want to have that elegant updo, then pin up half your hair and show of the length by leaving the underside down. Half up hairstyles also allow the bride to show off her sexy shoulders and collarbone without her hair being too much of a distraction in the front!
Bridal Hairstyles – Ponytail
When you first hear ponytail, you probably think of that same hairstyle you hurriedly do before rushing out to the gym or to errands. Fortunately a bridal ponytail is a bit different because it is dramatic, beautifully done, and very feminine. Use a back combing method to add some volume to your roots before pulling the hair back. Additionally, try curling your tresses and putting in some blinged out hair accessories for a very dramatic look!
Bridal Hairstyles top – Side Ponytail
Side ponytails are natural yet simple and can be a fabulous look for any bride. These are excellent for summer weddings look great when wearing a sleeveless dress or one with thin straps. Same as with a regular ponytail, add some volume to your roots by back coming it. Additionally, try crimping your hair or braiding it the night before for some lovely waves and added texture!
Bridal Hairstyles – Beehive
Volume volume volume! The beehive is excellent for a retro wedding and will look great with a vintage dress. Brides will look incredibly glamorous with this hairstyle and can hide a lot of the hairpins and use lots of hairspray for a flawless finish.
Bridal Hairstyles – Braids
Fancy a summer wedding or a country themed wedding? Then try a beautiful French plaited hairstyle! A braid is a simple yet glamorous way to do your hair, and it can be very intricate depending on the style of braid chosen. Also, pluck in a few flowers or gems throughout for a dramatic look and glamorous finish!