The quintessential big-fat-Indian-wedding—now a mere 50-people intimate affair—is all about embroidered ensembles, everlasting memories, and your statement look; which probably explains why your hair and makeup artist cost a fortune!
While the classic bun sprinkled with fragrant florals or a braid embellished with semi-precious ornaments continues to rule the bridal hair-space, it's time to make way for traditional hairstyles with a contemporary spin. This year, why not ditch the high-maintenance, perfectly primped mane, in favour for hassle-free, no-fuss styles?
Whether your hair be long or short, thick or thin, bridal hairdo experts from Looks Salon have something to offer for every bridal personality.
Simple Yet Stunning
Sleek open hair, paired with opulent accessories and hair ornaments including a maang tikka, flowers, or crystals, is all you need to amp up your minimalist bridal look. Twisted hair with braids or a loose bun can also make for the perfect hairstyle to compliment your heavily-embroidered bridal attire.
You may also choose to curl your locks and let them loose across your shoulders—this will give way to a fuller, voluminous look.
A Statement Bridal Braid
You can never really go wrong with a braid. To upgrade your traditional hairdo, opt for a fishtail or cross-sectional braid, rather than the usual. To add a touch of drama and quirk, embellish your braid with gajra flowers (take a cue from Sonam Kapoor's mehendi look!), a mathapatti, or a kundan headband.
Traditional With a Contemporary Twist
Modern brides are readily opting for this classic hairstyle for their nuptials. Take this evergreen pick to the next level by jazzing it up with fresh details—foliage or an embellished hair clip maybe? For a flattering look, be sure to create volume at the crown of your head.
Pro tip: Don't shy away from hair extensions, if need be.
Embrace the Bun
A bridal hairdo as simple as a low or twisted bun is perfect for the casual, fun-loving bride who prioritises comfort over style. A messy bun could also do the trick, if complimented with the right add-ons—think baby's breath flowers!
Alternatively, if you wish to go glam, make a statement with the crown braid bun. Simple and stylish!
The Classic Half-Updo
The half-up, half-down hairstyle is perfect for the minimalist bride. It shift's focus to your hair’s natural length and volume—with soft, gentle waves—giving you a feminine touch. You may also go ahead and add elegant details such as braids, hair twists, micro flowers, or slide in intricate hair clips.
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