Trying to determine just the right hairstyle can be a paralyzing experience. You want picture perfect hair for that big day, and thankfully you don’t have to go it alone. Together with your hairdresser you can find celebrity inspiration, runway trends, Bride magazines in order to find just the right look. Remember not to fret if you don’t have the length or volume, as your hairdresser can use hair extensions to give you the hair of your bridal dreams.
The most important thing to think about is the style you are looking for and how it will tie into your theme. Are you going for a bohemian natural outdoor wedding? Something more princess-like in a formal venue? What style is your wedding dress? The best bridal looks tie the whole theme together, including your hair for a day that no one will soon forget. When it comes to your hair type and texture, you also want to work with what you have. We rounded up some of our favorite celebrity looks for curly, wavy and straight hair to inspire you, along with some recommended hair jewelry to make a statement!
Curly Hair Bridal Hairstyles
You've tried every style in the book, but nothing seems to work with your naturally curly hair. Well, never fear! We've put together a list of some of the best curly hair bridal hairstyles to help you look your absolute best on your big day.
When actress Issa Rae married Louis Diame in the south of France, her look was simple and understated. Her beautiful natural curls were shined, smoothed on top, pulled back into a low ponytail and then teased out with airy volume.
When the actress for the popular Bridgerton show Charithra Chandran the show single handedly drove up searches for bridal hair accessories. In vibrant Regency era wedding attire, Charithra’s character Edwina strolled down the aisle with her naturally textured hair smoothed and pulled back with a golden and pearl inlaid tiara comb.
Model and radio personality Danaé Reid served as bridal hair model for stylist Monae Everett and it is a DREAMY formal style that rocks natural texture. Swept up into intricate braids, with a clean side part, the hair comb on the side with pearls and gems ads all the glamor and old school luxury a natural gal could want on her wedding day.
Straight Hair Bridal Hairstyles
There are a number of beautiful bridal hairstyles for straight hair that will make you look and feel like a princess on your big day. From sleek and simple updos to cascading waterfall braids, there's a style to suit every bride. So go ahead and embrace your natural assets - after all, straight hair is nothing to be ashamed of!
Actress Deepika Padukone’s Met Gala hairstyle dazzled as a sleek, center part chignon. Adorned with jewelry that framed the top of the head like a crown.
When Hailey tied the knot with Justin Bieber back in 2019, she went with a simple chignon, accented with a pearl hair comb.
Last September actress Lily Collins tied the knot in a stunning vintage gown by Ralph Lauren in a destination wedding at Dunton Hot Springs. Going for a vintage wedding look carried through to her hair, swept back into a sleek braided chignon.
Wavy Hair Bridal Hairstyles
From soft and romantic styles to sleek and chic updos, there's sure to be a look that's perfect for you. And if you're not sure where to start, our collection of wavy hair bridal hairstyles is a great place to begin your search. With so many beautiful options to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect style for your big day. Here are few from your favorite celebs.
For her perfect day back in 2019, Hillary Duff wore her hair in a super sleek and shiny bob that played well with some slightly wavy hair. The crowning look however was a dainty pearl and crystal-lined headband.
Just this past weekend to the surprise of all, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were wed in a super secret wedding in Las Vegas. On hand however was her longtime friend and stylist Chris Appleton who gave her a voluminous 1960s inspired half up bouffant on her wavy hair. Going for and old Hollywood vibe, her long hair cascaded down in sleek waves that dazzled.