Thanks to our real brides, choosing the perfect style to complement your wedding look needn’t be stressful anymore – starting with hair! Along with this real brides hair guide, it’s a good idea to talk to both the boutique where you have or will buy your dress and also your stylist about what is going to achieve the look you want. Up, down, braided or pinned, quaffed or soft waves – a multitude of amazing looks will for sure help you choose accordingly with your dress shape and neckline in mind!
The classic twisted and loose braid bun, looks elegant from all angles for your wedding photos and works across all hair colours! For a less severity, leave a few softened waves of hair to frame your face if you aren’t so comfortable with having everything pulled back – This will relax the look also!
A low cut back is the perfect opportunity to show off long locks and in doing so will hi-light the shape of your dress! Straight or curled this look will enhance the locks you love!
If the flapper girl/art deco style is taking centre stage for your wedding look, no doubt you will be looking to reflect that with your hair and in particular accessories! Statement head and hair accessories are no strangers to this theme and era of sophisticated glamour. An asymetric style incorporating softer pinned ringlets, create volume and offers elegance without taking away from detail in a hair band or clip.
Simplistic yet highly voluptuous, height is created with the top and front part of the hair and pinned leaving the second half to fall naturally with a few waves or straight dependent on your preference – This look is great for an open or lower back dress.
A sleeker more defined all up-do will create a sophisticated dramatic look for the occasion against a sweetheart, illusion or full sleeve lace gown. A glitzy yet understated hair piece will give an elegantly symmetrical focus as you walk up the aisle, whether you have an elaborately embroidered dress or simple and strapless.
The natural look will never go out of fashion and brides with long hair if you know what suits you – don’t change it! To make sure your curls stand the test of time from dusk till dawn – the simple styles are all about maintaining the condition of your hair and using the best products!
Alternatively, if you’re feeling daring brides for something totally unique to your wedding day, now is definitely the time to do it! Take along your five hair style faves and trial, trial, trial wth your stylist! If you often wear your hair down, why not try an up do? For thick and volumed hair a top knot bun will look flawless and allow for more attention upon a detailed, high or strap neckline dress!
For a shorter hair up do option, a dramatic yet simple pinning process with a lot of added height will look chic and give you a totally different look making your hair appear thicker and fuller.
A loose up-do like this is the perfect framing for a delicate hair twine or band! Incorporate a relaxed fringe taken into a braid to the back of your hair. Then you have the option to wear half down or pin up!
For the boho bride through and through, natural waves for long hair is always a winner. That effortless head of waves will offer you just the right amount of attitude to reflect your personal style and made ever so elegant with a bursting flower crown!