The wedding hairstyle, right after the dress, is one of the most important aspects of a bride’s look. The hairstyle should not only be beautiful, but it also has to match the outfit and the place where the ceremony is taking place. Each bride has her own unique idea of a perfect wedding hairstyle. For one it will be a storm of curls with a headband, for another a subtle bun. The most important thing though is to feel good in the hairstyle you chose.
All kinds of updos have been immensely popular over the years. This season, buns with various accessories are in the lead. Brides also often opt for having their hair down. If you’re considering such a hairstyle, waves are definitely in fashion this season. Curls, both thick and thin, are not necessarily on the 2022 wedding hairstyle list, but you’ll find classic ponytails. They can be pinned at the top of the head or tied at the very bottom. Of course, it is also worth adding a decorative hairpin or wreath to them.
We know that you may feel overwhelmed when choosing a wedding hairstyle. The amount of wedding hairstyles for long hair is truly endless. We’re here to help you out! Below is a list of bridal hairstyles for long hair that is definitely in this season. We hope you’ll find something that will suit you!
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A few types of updo wedding hairstyles
Sometimes classic is truly the best option. One of the most classic bridal hairstyles for long hair is undoubtedly the low chignon. A hairdresser will brush your hair back and form a classic low chignon bun. You can leave it simple or add a hair piece if you want to make it stand out even more.
Maybe a ponytail is not the first wedding hairstyle that comes to mind, but trust us, it CAN be great for a bridal hairstyle! Because nothing can beat the elegance of a sleek ponytail. Additionally you can choose from a myriad of hair bands to top off your look!
If you’re among us mortals and don’t have naturally super thick and luscious hair, you may want to consider a textured updo. One of such styles is a loose and airy French twist. It can make a wow effect even if your hair is more on the thin side. If you allow a few loose tendrils, you can create a slightly messy look as well.
Down hair wedding styles
One of an often overlooked hairstyle, especially for brides, is a classic center part on straight, sleek hair. Think Cher, Katie Holmes in Dawson’s Creek, or Sienna Miller. This simple yet sophisticated hairstyle can be a great idea if you’re more of a minimalist and have a less is more approach. You can even tuck your hair behind your ears and thus create a truly modern wedding day hair look.
This is probably what you’ve been waiting for–let’s talk waves! The cool thing about such a hairstyle is its versatility. You can get a more messy version that will match a boho-style wedding and gown. You can also go the opposite way and opt for old Hollywood-style waves that you can swipe on one shoulder. This version will go great with a glamour or retro-inspired wedding.
Braided wedding hairstyles
Finally we come to the braids! Ok, so maybe you can’t decide between loose hair and an updo? Don’t worry, we have a perfect sweat spot–a fishtail braid. You can have this type of braid hanging loosely on your back, or have it over your shoulder. The great thing about hairstyle is how you can accessorize it. You can match it based on the theme of your wedding, add flowers for a boho style, or add pearl pins for a glamour style.
Now this is a cool option–a braid crown. Trust us, you won’t have to spend your evening worrying about your hair, a braid crown is truly one the best wedding hairstyles for long hair. It sleekly keeps all your hair in place and won’t require many touch-ups during the day.
We hope you’ve found some inspiration here as to what hairstyle you’re going to go for on your big day. Remember, you can always make an appointment with a great hair stylist near you and check them out on your hair. Just visit the Booksy website or open the Booksy app and book away!