If you’ve seen the perfect wedding hairstyle but you’re worried it’s too complicated to recreate, fear not ladies, as we’ve come up with five easy wedding hair ideas for a beautifully lowkey approach to bridal hair.

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We are big believers in keeping things simple, so opting for a minimal fuss hairstyle for your big day definitely gets the green light from us. Although some may assume that simple wedding hair may lean towards a boring or lack-lustre look, that certainly isn’t the case with our round-up of easy wedding hair ideas. After all, it was Coco Channel herself that said, “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”

From refined buns, to loose curls there are a range of options to suit your wedding aesthetic.

Tousled Beach Waves

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Take style inspiration from model Devon Windsor and her stunning 2019 three-day wedding held in St Barths. Tousled waves prove to be the ultimate match for any boho bride. A soft look that frames the face and is suitable if you decided on wearing a veil. Simply apply a soft mousse and part your hair slightly off centre. Clip the top half of your hair up and begin wrapping various sized strands of hair around a large barrel curling iron. Alternate directions as you make your way to the top half of your hair. Finish by curling the two framing pieces away from your face and shake with your fingers. Voila, beachy bridal waves in a matter of minutes. 

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Essential Buy: Ouai Soft Mousse,£22 a lightweight hair mousse that adds bounce, volume and sheen to any hairstyle.

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The Laid-Back Bridal Ponytail


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You may associate a ponytail as being too laid-back for such a ceremonious day. But sometimes it’s worth taking the unconventional and turning it on its head, as Olivia Palermo did for her wedding day. Style your hair as the above and gather your locks into a mid height ponytail. Loosen gently and softly pull out short strands to frame your face. Spray in place and you are set to transition from the altar to the reception ready to party. 

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Essential Buy: Elnett In Love Hairspray,£2.39 is a new and exclusive hairspray made especially for brides-to-be. Complete with a subtle fresh floral fragrance and packaged in a beautiful rose gold can, this spray will leave your hair looking luminous and soft to the touch.

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The Bouncy Blow Out


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Big, bold and beautiful is the aim of this 70s classic, otherwise known as the Farah Fawcett signature look. This much coveted feathered trend adds volume and an element of flirtatious fun. The best part? It’s so easy to do! Apply a mousse or styling agent to damp hair and using a medium round brush blow dry separate hair strands back and away from your face. Quickly wrap each piece of hair around a velcro roller and clip into place. When your hair is cool, remove rollers and brush through. For a more permanent look to last your through your big day and a honeymoon on the beach, why not try booking in for a Keratin blow dry at celeb-fave Duck & Dry

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Video guide: 70s Hair Tutorial by Emma Clarke 

Essential Buy: Joico JoiWhip Firm Hold Designing Foam, £13.20 is a favourite choice. This mousse not only conditions hair but also protects it from harmful UV rays.

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The Low Maintenance Low Bun

A low bun is a trusted favourite and one of the most simple yet effective easy wedding hair ideas, always offering up an air of refined sophistication. Drawing on ballerina-esque beauty, whether sleek or a little tousled, the low bun requires minimal time and effort to create a chic look. You could also add pearl or flower wedding hair accessories for an extra touch. To achieve this look create a centre part using a tail comb. Then brush your hair into shape, down and back whilst adding a little bit of lift. Add shine to the crown using a reflect spray and tie into a low ponytail. Begin twisting and lift the ponytail around the base of your neck. Finish by securing with bobby pins and smooth away any cheeky flyaways. 

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Essential Buy: Kenra Professional Shine Spray, $18 offers a gorgeous shine to any hairdo. With a superfine mist application, colour protection and conditioner, your hair will be left feeling healthy and strong with a natural looking sheen.

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The Flower Crown


This one may be the easiest DIY wedding hair idea of all. We had to make mention of iconic screen idol Audrey Hepburn and her oh-so simple and delicate wedding flower crown. For boho brides, or those of you wanting to play with dimensions and wedding accessories,  a chic flower crown is a faultless option to add a trouble-free touch of glamour. Smooth freshly washed hair down with a lightweight gel and brush through. Once styled to your desired look, place the flower crown accordingly and your look is complete.

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Essential Buy: TRESemmé Botanique Air Dry Natural Hold Gel a lightweight, natural hold hair gel that doesn’t leave your hair feeling crunchy or heavy, Can be used for all hair types. 

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