Okay so you’ve found your dress. You have your location, the flowers, and the decorations and the ambiance is set for the day you’ve been planning for what seems like forever. Now what? As your special day looms closer and closer there are only a few things that are left to be decided. One of those being your hair. Obviously the style you choose to have on your big day is important, but there are a lot of factors to consider. Half up, all down, an updo, curly, straight, loose waves, braids, and about a million other options. Not only do you want to make sure your hair is picture perfect but you also want to make sure you still look like yourself with the hair style that you choose. Not to mention it also has to fit with the theme of your wedding. You wouldn’t do a glam 20’s updo if you are having a laid-back beach wedding, would you?! So here are some ideas for super amazing hairstyles that will look even better with the atmosphere you’ve envisioned your big day being set around.
Updos are perfect if don’t want to worry about your hair getting in the way all night. They are also really good for dresses that have really cool details that you don’t want to hide like an intricate back or delicate beading or lace.
- The Classic Updo
Sometimes it’s best to go simple and classic. Going back to the basics and adding your own touch can make a classic updo perfect for your big day. Letting a few face framing layers fall down can make for a romantic look while also giving it an effortless vibe. Add some jewels or flowers to go with the style of your wedding!
2. Glam Updo
This look is perfect for a vintage-styled wedding. Big loose curls with glam makeup can lead you straight back in time to another era.
3. The Messy Updo
Perfect for a backyard wedding. This is great for brides who are a little more laid-back but at the same time want to look feminine and classy on their wedding day. You could even add a touch of flowers to really get into the theme of your wedding.
Half-Up, Half-Down is the perfect style for keeping hair out of your face but still keeping it flirty and fun.
- Intricate Knot
Adding a cool and interesting knot to your half-up do is a sure way to change up this classic style. It’s a nice touch for brides who want to add a little extra detail to their look.
2. Pinned & Accessorized
This is perfect for brides who want to add some more glam to their look. You could pair this with a simple dress to add some sparkle or even to an already glammed-up dress.
All down styles are great for looking super feminine and girly. But don’t be afraid to use hairspray–lots and lots of hairspray–to ensure that is stays just the way you want it to throughout the night.
- Side-Swept Curls
Big, loose curls are best for elegant styles and chic venues. Curls are perfect with any dress style and always look glamorous and fun. Play around with the size of the curl, you might enjoy big voluptuous curls or favor a smaller tighter curl depending on the style of your dress.
2. Side Bling
Adding a simple jeweled piece to the side and pinning your hair back is super easy and it always looks good. It’s classy and elegant without being too flashy. Have some fun with various types of hair pieces until you find the one that not only compliments you but replicates the style of your dress.
Sleek and Straight
1. The Pony Tail
Whether its a high pony tail or a low pony tail, you could never go wrong with pulling it all back. It makes for a nice look especially when you want to show off particular parts of your body or dress. You could even add a fun hair piece to wrap around the base of the pony tail to give it a little detail.
2. Down and parted
For the more simple bride, a touch of a straight iron and some hair product can give you just a classic, clean hair style perfect for any look. You could never go wrong with keeping it simple.
3. Sleek and Pinned
Let your hair stylists get creative and using a bobby pin, pin certain pieces of your hair back to give you a classy but sophisticated hair style.
Who knew there could be so many hair styles to choose from!? Hopefully by doing your research and knowing exactly how you want to look on your wedding day, this helped a little in the decision making process.
Just remember that you want to shine on your wedding day and not be overpowered by the works of a hair stylist. Give some of these looks a try! We consider scheduling a practice wedding trial with your hair stylist to help the process go easier.
Bridal by Kotsovos.