60+ Traditional Indian Bridal Hairstyles For Your Wedding

Indian Bridal Hairstyles

Even on the smallest scale, Indian weddings are a lavish and extravagant affair! With designer clothing, heavy jewelry and flashy makeup, the bride stands as the undisputed star for all ceremonies, be it mehendi, sangeet or the main wedding itself! However, one very important feature that completes the entire bridal look and brings the perfect romantic and glamorous ooze is her hairstyle! Ask any bride- to-be; two things give her maximum stress- makeup and hairstyle! Well, we are here to lend the cheat sheet to perfection and de-stress you!

Regardless of whether you have short, medium, long, straight, curly or just about any type of hair, you are sure to find something of value for your big day for that romantic and glamorous vibe!

Here is our list of 60+ glamorous Indian hairstyles for our beautiful brides:

1. side-parted ringlet bun

Ringlets with the bridal bun heighten the romance quotient and make the bride look extra glamorous. The vibe can be amplified up by accessorizing it with a beautiful leaf designed gold comb which would complement the entire floral decoration of any Indian wedding. The style works like craze for a completely traditional or the indo-fusion look sought by any bride-to-be.

Side Parted Ringlet Bun

What you need

  • Hair brush
  • Heat protectant
  • Hair elastic
  • Straightening iron
  • 3/4 inch curling iron
  • Texturizing spray
  • Bobby pins
  • Hair elastic
  • Strong hold hair spray
  • Fancy leaf design hair comb

How to style

  • Wash and dry your hair.
  • Gently brush out all knots and tangles
  • Section off the front portion of the hair after straightening it.
  • Tie the remaining hair neatly at the back into a mid-level ponytail.
  • Taking one inch sections of hair in a single instance, curl them into your ponytail.
  • Spritz on the texturizing spray evenly over all the curls.
  • Now take one curl from the ponytail and rolling it as a ringlet, pin it bear the base of the ponytail on the head.
  • Repeat the steps with every curl of the ponytail.
  • Now part the front section of straight hair to one side.
  • Take all hair from one side of the parting, swoop it back to pin it right above the bun.
  • Do the same with the hair on the other side of parting.
  • Decorate the bun sideways with the fancy hair comb.
  • Be liberal with spritzing hairspray so that the ringlets maintain status quo.

2. criss-cross flower accented bun

A simple and sleek bun is always the right choice for all occasions of an Indian traditional wedding. Looking classic yet nonchalant, the style is perfect for your wedding ghagra and keeps your hair put under a ghungat. Add flowers, fancy embellishments matching your attire or individual flowers to enhance its appeal and sexual aura. In case your hair is thin or lacks adequate length, you can always add hair extensions at the beginning for a perfect do!

Criss Cross Flower Accented Bun

What you need

  • Wide-toothed comb
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Hair elastic
  • Smoothening serum
  • Hair donut (big)
  • U pins
  • Strong hold hairspray
  • Small flowers or any other embellishments

How to style

  • Brush your hair well with the wide toothed comb till it is free of all knots and tangles.
  • Remove any fizz present by applying some smoothening serum.
  • Partition off about 2-inch sections of hair from near the left and right temples.
  • Comb the rest of the hair backward using the fine toothed comb and tie it into a ponytail using hair elastic, a couple of inches above the nape of your neck.
  • Now take the donut and insert the very end of the ponytail into it.
  • Next roll the hair donut up the length of the ponytail, wrapping the hair well around it.
  • While doing so, ensure that the hair gets spread evenly around the donut in such a manner that it gets completely hidden with your hair by the time it reaches the base of your ponytail.
  • After the donut has reached the base of the ponytail, secure it well on the head using U-pins.
  • Now take the left section of hair that was left out, brush it well straight and crossing it over the top of the bun, pin it under the bun on the right side.
  • Do the same with the right section of hair, pinning it on the left side.
  • Spritz the strong hold hairspray to keep the style in place.
  • Decorate it with small flowers on one side using bobby pins or any other embellishments of your choice.

3. long braids with floral decorations or Hair Accessory

Flowers and Indian wedding go side by side. An eternal South Indian wedding bride would be clad in a gorgeous long saree with a long pallu, an open back blouse and of course a long plait heavily adorned with flowers or hair embellishments! Make it come true with this hairstyle!

Long Braids with Floral Decorations

What you need

  • Smoothening serum
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Bobby pins
  • U-pins
  • Elastic band
  • Hair extensions
  • Floral hair accessory (readymade or strings)
  • Decorative jewelry hair accessory (optional)

How to style

  • Comb your hair well; apply some smoothening serum and brush well to remove all fizz.
  • Back comb your hair well. If a center part is required, do it. Take a small section of front hair on the right side and pin it backward straight or with a twist to give it a neat look. Repeat the same on the other side.
  • Split the hair into three sections and start braiding the hair.
  • Add the hair extensions evenly in all three sections when the thick hair is nearing its end and continue braiding. For added twist, you can also use fishtail braid. Tie the end with an elastic band.
  • Decorate your braid with jewel pieces as well as pearl strings winding around the braid but not covering the jewel pieces. If desired, you can skip this part. Secure them well with U pins and bobby pins.
  • Finally decorate the braid with flower string. Two to three layers can be given at the top in a semi-circle like fashion. A string can be worn around the braid as well, running parallel to the pearl string.
  • Secure well with bobby pins at the end so that they do not open.
  • Wear the maang-tika and other jewelry to enhance the frontal appearance
  • Check out some styles given on how to decorate the braid.

4. side-swept curls

Whether you are wearing the traditional Indian wedding saris, Anarkalis or the latest indo-western wedding outfit; the side swept curls are a perfect minimalistic style. They look extremely attractive and yet do not take the focus away from your ensemble.

Side Swept Curls

What you need

  • Heat protectant
  • Hydrating spray
  • Hair gloss
  • 2-inch curling iron
  • Fancy juda pin
  • Light hold hairspray

How to style

  • Apply heat protectant to your damp washed hair
  • Brush it well and apply the hair gloss on the strands for a more shiny vibe
  • If the hair is too dry, use some hydrating spray
  • Now start curling your hair taking about 2 inch sections at a time and starting from the top.
  • If you desire, you can curl just the bottom half of your hair only.
  • Once the entire hair is curled, give it a deep part on one side
  • Now from the side that has more hair, swoop back all the hair from the front and pin it stylishly at the back.
  • Repeat the process on the other side.
  • Spritz some hair spray to keep the curls intact
  • A fancy juda pin or any other dress matching accessory can now be added to the hair to complete the elegantly sensual look.

5. ringlet buns

Indian wedding attires and buns go hand-in-hand. They not only add glamour but also keep the hair intact and the bride comfortable amidst heavy jewelry and dress. Creating a ringlet heightens the romance and glamour of the hairstyle which finds a perfect finish with either roses or gajra.

Ringlet Buns

What you need:

  • Round brush
  • Blow dry
  • Texturizing spray
  • Medium sized hair donut
  • Hair elastics
  • Bobby pins
  • Gajra of jasmine flowers or small pink artificial roses
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style

  • Blow-dry your shampooed hair using round brush so that your hair is as straight as possible.
  • Prep your hair with a liberal use of the texturizing spray.
  • Part your hair on one side and taking them neatly back; tie a ponytail about 2 to 3 inches above the nape of the neck.
  • Insert the hair donut and pin it on to the base of the ponytail.
  • Now take about one inch section of hair from the ponytail and roll it into a ringlet carefully till the base of the ponytail.
  • Secure the ringlet neatly and securely on the donut using the bobby pins.
  • Repeat this for all sections of hair of the ponytail and secure in an even manner such that the donut gets covered completely.
  • Spritz the strong hold hairspray liberally to ensure that the ringlets do not unravel.
  • Now you can pin small roses on the bun to enhance its beauty. Else, wrap a gajra around its perimeter and secure it with bobby pins to polish off the look!

6. twist tuck braid

There is nothing like braids to add the oomph to your hair style while keeping the hair put as well as remain comfortable. The hairstyle works great for lob length hair to medium length hair. The hairstyle really stands out if you have highlighted hair. A complicated hairstyle, with plenty of twists, it can further be decorated with accessories and flowers to match your attire! The hairstyle is perfect for any of the Indian wedding occasions.

Twist Tuck Braid

What you need:

  • Hair smoothening serum
  • Texturizing spray
  • Fine toothed comb
  • Hair elastic
  • Tail comb
  • Bobby pins
  • U pins
  • Blow dry or hot curlers
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style

  • Add some texturizing spray and comb your hair well to remove all tangles and knots
  • If the hair is too straight, curl the ends using a round brush and blow dry or use hot curlers. This is just to prevent any hair from sticking out of the braid.
  • At the left side of the head, take a section of hair, split it into three equal parts and start a Dutch lace braid by bringing the right side under the middle, then the left under the right.
  • While doing the lace braid, add hair only on the top side as you bring the right section under the middle, leaving enough hair underneath for rest of braid.
  • Braid along the sides giving it a curve till it switches to the other side of the braid. Again, ensure adding hair only on top as the addition to the section would change with your hair turning 180 degree.
  • Similarly start the second row, a little far from the first row but close together to give ooze of a giant braid.
  • On your final turn, when you no longer have hair to add, continue like a normal braid and secure end with a hair elastic.
  • Now, fold the braid and pin it at the nape using bobby pins. Ensure no hair sticks out.
  • Now stretch out the braid to make them look thick and cover any joints or layers poking through.
  • Finish off with the strong hairspray.
  • You can leave a few wispy hairs in the front for a soft look!
  • Accessorize it or leave it like that.

7. floret ringlet bun

Your wedding day is definitely not the day to opt for simple hairstyles! This elaborate ringlet bun is big enough to hold your pallu. Adding big flowers or matching hair accessories would give your hair style that extra oomph-factor that is bound to grab eye-balls.

Floret Ringlet Bun

What you need

  • Texturing spray
  • Wide and thin toothed comb
  • Thin hair elastics
  • Bobby pins and U pins
  • Strong hold hairspray
  • Big flower or matching accessories

How to style

  • Detangle your washed and dried hair and prep them with some texturizing spray
  • Taking half of your hair from the top, French braid it to the top of your ears and secure it with hair elastic.
  • Leaving apart the hair of the French braid, pick and smoothen the rest of the hair and tie a simple bun in an off center position.
  • Take about 1 inch section of hair from the hair under the French braid, roll it into a ringlet and secure it with bobby pins and U-pins on the bun.
  • Repeat the step till all the hair has been pinned as ringlets in the bun.
  • Attach a big flower or matching accessory on the side of the bun using bobby pins.
  • Spritz some strong hold hairspray to keep the hairstyle intact.

8. messy curly updo

This romantic look is pretty easy to spruce up especially with long or medium hair. Wearing the jewelry and further using hair accessories adds a glamorous touch to the hairstyle!

Messy Curly Updo

What you need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Wide and thin toothed comb
  • Teasing comb
  • Thin hair elastic
  • Hair donut small size
  • Bobby pins
  • U- pins
  • Heat protectant spray
  • Curling iron
  • Strong hold hair spray

How to style

  • Remove all tangles and add some texturizing spray to the hair. Comb well.
  • Divide your hair into two sections horizontally from ear to ear
  • Clip away the top section
  • Brush the bottom section well and tie it into a ponytail as high as you can, using the hair elastic.
  • Now roll the donut into the ponytail hair till it reaches the base of the ponytail and secure it on to the head using bobby pins and U-pins.
  • Fan the hair evenly so that the donut gets completely hidden
  • Now release the front section of hair.
  • Take a thin section of it and back comb it using the teasing comb. Remember to spray some strong hold hair spray to keep them intact.
  • Repeat with all sections of the front hair so that a nice volume can come through
  • Now grab the entire hair and using the back comb, separate out few strands of hair on both sides to style later. Smoothen out the hair lightly to give a neat look and secure it with hair elastic.
  • Now spray heat protectant spray on the entire length of ponytail hair and brush it for even distribution.
  • Take about half inch section of hair and wind it around the hot curlers to give it an outward curl.
  • Repeat the process for entire section of the ponytail hair.
  • Now wind the right thin section of the hair on the right side and release so that it lets loose as a soft curl.
  • Repeat for the other side of thin section of hair
  • Now plate the ponytail at its base using bobby pins and U-pins.
  • Next, take the curls and randomly secure it above the padded bun on the upper half side.
  • Spray some strong hold spray to keep it intact.

9. blow-dried curls

Take a different stance than the quintessential bride and flaunt your thick tresses by just styling them as blow-dried curls and making it the focus of your beauty vibe.

Blow Dried Curls

What you need

  • Volumizing mousse
  • Round brush
  • Blow dryer
  • Light hold hairspray
  • Maang teeka

How to style

  • Brush out your washed and wet hair to remove all tangles
  • Prep it with some voluminizing mousse
  • Pick a section of your hair, roll it on to your brush till about 3/4 of the length of the hair gets wrapped around it and blow dry it till you get big bouncy curls.
  • Repeat this till all hair sections get curled
  • Give your hair a side part
  • Spritz on the light hold spray all over the curls to keep them in place and intact
  • Finish off the look with the maang teeka and any other accessories of your choice.

10. fishtail braid hairstyle

No Indian bride can go wrong with this voluminous twisted hairstyle. No matter what is the shape of your face, this will always look classy and graceful. The volume and length of the hair can be extended by adding hair extensions to your hair for added oomph and style.

Fishtail Braid Hairstyle
What you need

  • Hair texturizing spray
  • Thin hair elastic
  • Bobby pins and U-pins
  • Light hold hair spray
  • Accessories (optional)

How to style

  • Prep your hair with some texturizing spray
  • Give a middle part and brush the rest of the hair backwards.
  • Take about one inch section of hair on the right and start twisting it.
  • Pull the twists slightly while holding the ends tight to make them appear bigger
  • Once the entire length is twisted and pulled, take it backwards and secure it with a bobby pin
  • Repeat the steps on the other side.
  • Take another one inch section on the right side, twist and pull in the same manner and again secure in the back.
  • Repeat it again on the left side.
  • Now, take two sections of hair from both sides and hold them in the back at the middle and tie it into a ponytail using hair elastic
  • Now make an opening in the middle and flip the ponytail through it.
  • Do another flip in and pull tight to have a twisted effect on the side.
  • Pull on the twist a bit and secure it on the head using bobby pins so that it lies below the above twist.
  • Repeat the steps taking another double section of hair from both sides till you get 4 to 6 layers of twists covering your head. Your twists come above the nape of the neck.
  • Create a fishtail braid of the remaining hair till the ends and secure with hair elastic.
  • Now pull on each ends of the braid lightly to make them look bigger and messy
  • Pull a strand of hair from each side on the face to add a soft touch
  • You can decorate the braid with accessories, flowers etc to add a glamour.

11. flicked out ends

There is something inherently dapper and sexy about flicked out ends of hair adorning the bride’s face! It takes your entire wedding ensemble to a whole new dimension to give a real ethereal look to the bride.

Flicked Out Ends
What you need

  • Smoothening serum
  • Blow dryer
  • Round brush
  • Volumizing mousse
  • Bobby pins
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style

  • Add some smoothening serum to your washed and wet hair
  • Straighten your hair while blow drying it
  • Wrap a section of hair around the round brush halfway from the outside and blow dry them so that they flick outwards
  • Repeat the step for all sections of hair
  • Apply volumizing mousse to the hair of the top section of your head
  • Fluff it on top of your head and swooping it backwards, pin at the back of head
  • Pull out some curls near the ears to lend a soft vibe to the face
  • Finish by spritzing some strong hold hairspray

12. casual straight hair

Straight, shiny and smooth hair has a simplistic charm that can easily leave many complex hairstyles behind and lend a very glamorous look to the bride. This minimally styled hair lends a very edgy and effortless stylish bridal look!

Casual Straight Hair
What you need

  • Heat protectant
  • Straightening iron
  • Hair brush

How to style

  • Prep your hair with some heat protectant
  • Taking about 2 inch section of hair from one side, run the straightening iron through it.
  • Repeat till all sections of the hair get straightened
  • Give a center partition to the hair, brush it so that it looks textured and polished.
  • Wear mang teeka or any other jewelry to amp up the look

13. French Twist & half updo for short hair

French twists are inadvertently considered for long hair. However, it is easy to create the same look with short hair and feel as beautiful and elegant as the long haired one! Do remember to tease and muss up your hair beforehand to lend it that romantic and soft vibe! The style is terrific for any length higher than the lob hairstyle length

Half Updo for Short Hair

What you need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Bobby pins
  • Strong hold hairs spray

How to style

  • Add some texturizing spray to your hair and prep it
  • Do a side part
  • Pick up some sections of hair from the crown area and back comb it to add some volume in the front
  • Pick up sections of front hair by the ear from both sides and lightly brush it backward
  • Twist this section of the hair and pushing it upwards to add height to the front hair, secure it well with bobby pins
  • Now sweep one side of the hair towards the back and secure it around the center if your head with bobby pins
  • Repeat this with the next section but remember to put the bobby pin vertically below the first one
  • Do this till you reach the nape of the hair
  • Now take a section of hair from the other side and bringing it over to the center, twist it and pin inwards so that they are covering the other side bobby pins as well as the loose ends
  • Repeat the step with all sections of hair.
  • Take the tail section of the hair, twist and loop it to look like the bun extension and secure it by twisting, such that it looks like a continuation of the twist.
  • Add some stronghold spray and using the comb, brush all loose ends to the French twist
  • Garner with embellishments accordingly.

14. The side-swept braid

A beautiful and romantic hair style, this works perfectly for brides with extremely short hair. For any other length of hair, this can be a great frontal style which can be accompanied by any of buns, braids or any other styles for a dazzling look!

Side Swept Braid
What you need

  • Heat protectant setting spray
  • Curling iron
  • Bobby pins
  • Light hold hair spray

How to style

  • Prep your hair with some heat protectant spray
  • Wrap a small section of the hair around the hot curlers to curl them away from the face
  • Do it with the rest of the hair
  • Give a side part to your hair
  • From the bigger part, separate out about 1 and ½ inches of hair and braid them out. Some hair spray could be used to smooth away any flyaways
  • Pin the braid by the side with bobby pins
  • Cover the pin with curled hair
  • Use flower decorations or any other accessories for a more glamorous look

15. curly tendrils updo

While straight hair always looks fantastic, nothing can beat the ethereal and naughty flair of the curls! Give your hairstyle a stylish and dramatic look with curls flowing down as beautiful tendrils, accentuating your earrings and your face.

Curly Tendrils Updo
What you need

  • Heat protectant
  • Curling Iron
  • Bobby pins and U-pins
  • Hair donut
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style

  • Prep your hair by applying heat protectant and brushing it for even application
  • Pick one inch section of the hair and curl it using curling iron
  • Repeat till the entire section of hair gets curled
  • Give a small side part
  • Now take about an inch section of hair from the front, twist it and pin it backward. Pin pushing the hair forward to give a little height. If required, pull it up a little using a tail comb.
  • Repeat on the other side.
  • Now tie your entire hair at the back in a high ponytail
  • Take out few strands of hair from both sides to frame the face
  • Insert the hair donut at the base of the ponytail, secure it with bobby pins
  • Now take a section of hair, roll it and pin it on the donut to hide it from view.
  • While pinning, leave the ends of the curls loose so that they hang out like tendrils
  • Spritz off some strong hold hairspray

16. dutch braids bun

For those who wish for an intricate and sophisticated vibe, they should opt for Dutch braids with no hesitation. Keeping your hair nicely tucked away, the hairstyle looks super elegant and sophisticated when combined with a fake juda. You can always choose complex looking juda to oomph up the style. Add a glamorous quotient to it by adorning it with small pearl or other ready-made small embellishments!

Dutch Braids Bun

What you need:

  • Texturizing spray
  • Medium sized bumpit
  • Fake juda
  • Hair elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style

  • Prep your hair with some texturizing spray
  • Give a middle part to your hair
  • Starting from the crown, take sections of hair and backcomb it to give it volume
  • Insert the bump under the hair at the crown and secure it using bobby pins
  • Section the hair from ear to ear
  • Tie the hair at the back into a low ponytail
  • Now pick up the right 2 inch section of the hair adjacent to the right side of the parting.
  • Split the section into 3 parts
  • Do the Dutch braids by flipping the side strands under the middle section and add more hair into the braid from one side with each subsequent stitch.
  • Once it has reached the nape of the neck, incorporate it into the ponytail and tie it at the back
  • Do the Dutch braid in the same manner on the other side
  • Tie the ponytail into a low bun and secure it with bobby pins
  • Attach the fake juda over the bun and secure it well with bobby pins.
  • Spritz off some hair spray and decorate it further with embellishments

17. braided boundary sophisticated bun

This sophisticated yet easy to do bun is perfect to style on your wedding day. It holds your ghunghat real well and gives you unmatched grace and elegance while adding height to your face. It’s a perfect hairstyle for middle length to long hair.

Braided Boundary Sophisticated Bun

What you need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Donut
  • Hair extensions
  • Hair elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • Maang teeka
  • Strong hold hair spray

How to style

  • Prep your hair by blow drying and adding texturizing spray
  • Give a middle part or side part according to choice
  • Section the front hair from where the ear starts and secure it away
  • Brush the remaining hair backwards and tie it into a high ponytail.
  • Spray some high hold hair spray for easy styling
  • Take a donut; place it towards the end of the ponytail and roll it inwards till to reach the base of the ponytail.
  • Secure it well with bobby pins after fanning the hair and spreading it all around such that the donut is completely hidden.
  • Take hair extension and split it into four parts and secure at the top of the bun in the center. Two sections will go in the front and one would go on each side.
  • Now take the front two sections and taking it down the bun, secure it well with bobby pins at the base of the donut.
  • Split the remaining hair at the base into two strands.
  • Now take one strand at a time upward and secure it with bobby pins to again bring it downwards till you run out of hair.
  • Tuck the remaining strands of hair under the donut
  • Try to smooth the hair as much as possible and make appropriate height adjustments.
  • Now take the right hand section of hair and braid it and tie the end with hair elastic
  • Repeat the same with left section
  • Now take a braid and cover the boundary of the bun by taking it all around and then securing the end well under the bun.
  • Repeat with the other braid.
  • Tuck away any stray hair under the bun using bobby pins
  • Now take sections of hair of the bigger side part and back comb it to give volume.
  • When you reach the middle section, take the maang teeka and secure it in place using bobby pins
  • Now complete the back comb for remaining section of hair and take the hair back onto its side
  • Neatly comb it and pin it in place towards the back
  • Do the back comb on the smaller section of the side part as well and again pin it towards the back
  • Pin the ends under the bun to give a neat look.
  • Spritz some light hold hair spray.

18. fancy clip curly bun

Styling short hair for wedding can be a real challenge only if you fret about it! Adding curls to them and pinning them with matching jewel encrusted clips can make hairstyling a cakewalk whilst adding enough glamour and panache to your look.

Fancy Clip Curly Bun

What you need

  • Heat protectant
  • Straightening iron
  • 1 inch curling iron
  • Bumpit
  • Bobby pins
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Fancy hair clip

How to style

  • Prep your hair with hair protectant
  • Straighten out your hair
  • Now take one inch section of hair and curl the lower half using curling iron
  • Repeat till all hair gets curled
  • Give a side part to your hair
  • Pin the bumpit under the hair at the crown and smoothen the hair down using fine-toothed comb
  • Taking about 2 inch section of hair from the broader part, twist it a couple of times and secure it towards the back
  • Repeat on the other side
  • Take half of the hair at the back and clip it in the center using the fancy clip
  • Pull out some curls in the front to finish the edgy look

19. messy tiara braid

Tiaras are a rage this season! Bejeweled tiara with jasmine flowers will leave any bride feeling like a princess. Perfect for medium to long hair, the loose braid will add the naughty romance and glamour to hairstyle that is bound to turn heads.

Messy Tiara Braid

What you need

  • Heat protectant
  • 2 inch curling iron
  • Hair elastic
  • Tiara
  • Fresh flowers
  • Bobby pins
  • Light hold hairspray

How to style

  • Prep your washed hair by evenly applying some heat protectant
  • Curl your entire hair by taking 2 inch sections at a time
  • Giving a side part, gather all hair to one side and then flip it over the shoulder
  • Braid your hair loosely and secure the ends with a hair elastic
  • You can even pull a braid section lightly to make it appear bigger
  • Pin some fresh flowers into your braid
  • Insert the tiara at the crown of your head
  • Pin away any stray hair
  • Finish the look by spritzing some light hold hair spray

20. shaggy faux bob

Picking this hair style right from the ace tennis player, Sania Mirza’s wedding, we can’t help but get impressed with how edgy and stylish it looked with Indian bridal ensemble! Easy to style, it oomphs you your wedding attire to a whole new level!

Shaggy Faux Bob

What you need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Heat protectant
  • 1 inch curling iron
  • Hair elastic
  • Light hold hairspray

How to style

  • Prep your washed and dried hair by adding heat protectant evenly to it
  • Curl your hair taking 1 inch section of hair at a time
  • Give your hair a middle part
  • Leaving out the shortest hair, gather the rest of hair at the back and braid it out
  • Secure the ends with hair elastic
  • Spritz liberally the texturizing spray over the shortest layer of hair and mess it with your hands until it looks like a faux bob
  • Finish off the hairstyle with spritzing light hold hairspray

21. half-up beehive

Flaunt the 80s look with the half-up half-down beehive look! Even though the beehive is not full sized but its bumped up look completed with curls gives your hairstyle a retro feel that one cannot help but become enchanted with. The hairstyle is ideal for middle to long hair.

Half up Beehive
What you need

  • Heat protectant
  • Fine toothed comb
  • 1 inch curling iron
  • Big sized bumpit
  • Smoothening serum
  • Bobby pins
  • Maang teeka
  • Light hold hair spray

How to style

  • Prep your hair with some heat protectant
  • Taking 1 inch section of hair at a time, curl the bottom half of your hair
  • Section away the top half if your hair from ear to ear
  • Place the bumpit at the center of the partition and secure it with bobby pins
  • Using the fine toothed comb, smooth over the top of your hair after applying smoothening serum so the bumpit gets hidden
  • Gathering all the hair covering the bumpit in, pin the hair in the center at the back of your head
  • Secure the maang tika using bobby pins
  • Spritz some light hold hairspray to keep the curls intact

22. Bumped Up Curls

Your hairstyle need not be too complex to style, although it should always look intricate! Few romantic curls and a bumpit is all that is required to style your hair in a manner that would leave the bridegroom itch to run his fingers through them. Check out this gorgeous curly hairstyle to grab eyeballs!

What you need:

  • Heat protectant
  • 1 inch curling iron
  • Bumpit
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Bobby pins
  • Teasing comb
  • Light hold hairspray

How to style:

  • Prep your hair by applying heat protectant well to the washed hair.
  • Taking about 1 inch section of hair at a time, curl the lower half of the hair using the curling iron.
  • Divide the hair horizontally ear to ear.
  • Brush backward the lower half of hair till smooth.
  • Place the bumpit near the crown and secure it well using bobby pins.
  • Leaving out the bangs, take thin section of hair from the front and back comb them using the teasing brush.
  • Spritz some hairspray to keep them intact.
  • Now smooth them over at the top and sides lightly, spreading them evenly such that they are covering the bumpit entirely, pin them in the center below the bumpit at the back of the head.
  • Polish off the front bangs and spritz off some light hold hairspray.

Indian Bridal Hairstyles With Bumped Up Curls

23. Bardot Wedding Ponytail

A voluminous Bardot ponytail is a terrific summer vintage style that looks extremely sensuous and compliments just about any of your ethnic or indo-western wedding attire. Adorn this style for a modern yet traditional vibe! The style works terrific for medium to long hair!

What you need:

  • Tail comb
  • Texturizing spray
  • Smoothening serum
  • Hair elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style:

  • Prep your washed hair with some texturizing spray.
  • Leave about three fingers wide hair from the front hairline or the fringes in case you have them
  • Now from the rest of the hair take a diamond shaped section of hair, leaving hair at the bottom and sides. You would feel a halo shaped hair in your hand. Clip away the hair.
  • From the left hair in the bottom, do a middle part and clip away the sections of hair on each side.
  • Now take a thin section of hair or the top middle portion of hair from the bottom, smoothen it, gently tease it using the backcombing brush, spray some hairspray to keep the backcombing intact and gently smoothen the top layer.
  • Repeat this taking thin section end to end to add a generous volume and smoothing the top section.
  • Once this is completed for the diamond section of hair, twist the hair and clip it away.
  • Now apply some smoothening serum to the sections of hair that was clipped away on two sides.
  • Gently bring the two side sections at the back such that they are covering the backcombing of the diamond section of hair and ties a ponytail of them at the back below the diamond with a hair elastic. Ensure that it is tight and neat from the sides.
  • Now unclip the top diamond section of hair, smoothen its top lightly and hold it together with previous ponytail and make one ponytail by using a hair elastic.
  • Take a thin section of hair from the ponytail and wrap it around the hair elastic and secure with bobby pins.
  • Set your fringes at the front with a side part. If absent, you can give them a soft curl using a curling iron for the soft vibe. You can also leave them straight to add a soft touch.
  • Spray some strong hold spray to keep the hairstyle intact.
  • Accessorize with a tiara or matching wedding jewelry to add oomph.

Bardot Wedding Ponytail

24. Triple Twisted Ringlet Bun

This intricate looking hairstyle requires a little bit more skill and dexterity but it is definitely worth the effort! The hairstyle looks pretty as well as dramatic enough to befit a big fat Indian wedding. Check it out:

What you need:

  • Texturizing spray
  • Sectioning clips
  • Fine toothed comb
  • Tail comb
  • Medium sized bumpit
  • Bobby pins
  • Hair elastic
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style:

  • Add some texturizing spray to your washed and dried hair.
  • Section and clip away the front section of hair from ear to ear.
  • Insert a bumpit under the hair of the back and secure it with bobby pins.
  • Smooth the hair over it using the tail comb so that it gets hidden.
  • Neatly collect all the hair and tie a ponytail using hair elastic.
  • Now unclip the front section and divide it horizontally into three equal sections.
  • Clip away the front two sections individually.
  • From the third section right at the back, take about 2 inch section of hair from the right ear end.
  • Now French twist it with addition of thin sections of hair at each twist while moving towards the left ear.
  • Once the left ear has been reached, simply twist the remaining hair till the end and pin it neatly at the back of the head.
  • Do the same with the middle section of front hair and then with the frontal section of hair.
  • Now take a thin section of hair from the ponytail, roll it into a ringlet and pin it close to the base of the ponytail using bobby pins.
  • Keep repeating this process with all thin sections of hair of the ponytail and pinning them such that they look like an updo.
  • Spritz some strong hold hairspray to keep the style intact.
  • Accessorize with matching jewellery or flowers.

Triple Twisted Ringlet Bun

25. Rope Braided Side Bun

This side bun is suitable for just about any face shape and looks extreme suave and chic. The style enhances the wedding attire look and adds softness to the bride’s vibe which looks very becoming! It is definitely a must try summer wedding hairstyle for all brides blessed with thick long tresses!

What you need:

  • Texturizing spray
  • Bobby pins
  • Light hold hair spray
  • Accessories or flowers (optional)

How to style:

  • Prep your hair with some texturizing spray.
  • Brush the hair well and give a side part.
  • Take an inch section of front hair from the widest part and divide it into two sections.
  • Now cross the front section over the back section and twist.
  • Now take another similar section from the front.
  • Add it to the back section and twist again.
  • Keep repeating the process all the way down.
  • Hair sections taken should be bigger as you move down.
  • Once the entire hair sections have been taken, finish the ponytail by twisting the hair.
  • Next twist the hair in a bun in a clockwise manner to the side and secure it well with bobby pins all around.
  • The ends should be tucked in well.
  • Tug at the braids to loosen them a little and add a soft vibe to it.
  • Spritz off some light hold hair spray to keep the hair intact.
  • Decorate the bun with matching flowers or bejeweled accessories.

Indian Bridal Hairstyles

26. Royal Curls

Your wedding day is all about looking ultra glamorous and a class apart. Simply add curls to your medium length hair and get the bling and royal touch by putting a necklace around your forehead. This is bound to give you a different look than the maang teeka and make you feel no less than a queen!

What you need

  • Heat protectant serum/spray
  • 1.5 inch curling iron
  • Smoothening serum
  • Bobby pins
  • Necklace
  • Light hold hairspray

How to style

  • Add some heat protectant to your washed hair and prep it.
  • Taking about 2 inch sections of hair, curl your entire hair using the curling iron.
  • Comb back all the hair from the front and pin them back at the center using bobby pins.
  • Push your hair a bit upwards to add some height in the front.
  • Place the necklace appropriately on the forehead and pin its ends above the ears and its ends under the hair.
  • Apply some smoothening serum to eliminate any frizz.
  • Finish by spritzing some light hold hairspray.

Indian Bridal Hairstyles With Royal Curls

27. Elegant Twisted Side Bun

The trend of wearing a red lehenga or even having a pallu over the head is fast receding. In case you are wearing some neutral tone designer wedding attire with no pallu, try this elegant twisted updo which looks glamorous and sensual, yet does not distract from your designer dress.

What you need:

  • Heat protectant
  • Straightening iron
  • Hair elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style:

  • Apply the heat protectant well to your washed and dried hair.
  • Straighten your entire hair, taking about 2 inch sections at a time.
  • Now divide the hair into two sections from ear to ear horizontally.
  • Now smoothen the back section and tie it into a low side ponytail using the hair elastic.
  • Taking about 2 inch section of hair from the ponytail, roll it loosely into a bun and pin it well with bobby pins to your head.
  • Take another section of hair, loosely roll it and wrap it around the first section.
  • Secure it well in the head with bobby pins.
  • Keep repeating the process with sections of hair till all the hair of the ponytail has been rolled into a low side bun.
  • Give a side parting to the front section.
  • You can also fix the maang teeka first in the middle and then give a side parting.
  • From the broader section, take about 2 inch section right next to the parting.
  • Split it into two parts and French twist it by adding more hair from the front in each subsequent twist.
  • Once you run out of hair to add, give a simple twist to the hair till the end and take it across the top of the bun and secure it on the opposite side using bobby pins.
  • Repeat the same step on the other side.
  • Spritz some strong hold hairspray to finish off the look.

Elegant Twisted Side Bun

28. Brigitte Bardot Beehive Updo

A symbol of retro kitsch, this big beehive updo is bound to leave you looking smoking hot on your D-day. Leave a few bangs or curls framing your face to add that soft and romantic edge. No matter which attire you wear, you can be confident to nail the look with this hairstyle!

What you need:

  • Texturizing spray
  • Tail comb
  • One and half inch curling iron
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style

  • Blend in some texturizing spray to your washed hair and give a side part.
  • Divide the hair horizontally into two sections from ear to ear.
  • Now take thin sections of hair from the crown near the horizontal partition and backcomb them intensely using the tail comb to give it an intense volume. Spritz hairspray to keep the backcombing intact
  • Smooth the top portion of the back combed hair lightly.
  • Now take the back combed section of hair horizontally from both sides, smoothen it, divide it into two parts and twist one part around the other.
  • Repeat the twist once more and pin the section of hair in the back in the center.
  • Now take the entire back section of hair, smoothen it with hands or lightly with a brush and twist it towards the right.
  • Next roll the twist to form a French knot and tuck the end inside.
  • Spread hair evenly over the French knot and secure it well with bobby pins.
  • Now take the smaller part of the front section of hair, smooth it backward towards the twist, lay it back across the twist and tuck its ends on the pinned side and secure them well with bobby pins.
  • Now using the curling iron, curl the bottom half of the wider part of the front section of hair, away from the face.
  • Finish off with some hair spray.
  • Accessorize with maangteeka or any other jeweled accessories or flowers.

Bridal Hairstyles with Updo

29. Bouquet Bun

Gajra or jasmine flower garlands are an intrinsic part of Indian culture which elevates the beauty of any hair style. A simple bun can be elevated to great heights by accessorizing it with the gajra in a bouquet form. In case you have thin hair, you can easily use any false and simple juda and then accessorize it with this modern take on the traditional gajra.

What you need:

  • Smoothening serum
  • Fine toothed comb
  • Hair elastics
  • Bobby pins
  • Juda net
  • False juda(optional)
  • Fresh gajra garlands
  • Jeweled hair decorative piece (optional)
  • Light hold hairspray

How to style:

  • Apply some smoothening serum to your brushed and washed hair to sleek it down and eliminate all frizz.
  • Backcomb your hair neatly and tie a low ponytail using hair elastic at the nape of your neck.
  • Twist and roll your ponytail in a bun and secure it well using bobby pins.
  • Put the juda net around the bun.
  • The bun can be covered with false juda and pinned with bobby pins for thin hair.
  • Arrange the jasmine garlands like a bouquet on top of your bun and secure them with bobby pins.
  • You can pin the jeweled accessory in the middle of the bun.
  • Spritz off some hairspray to finish the look.

Indian Bridal Hairstyles with Bouquet Bun

30. red rose bun

If you thought only volumized hair looks good, think again! Try this flat hairstyle which is a beautiful combination of Indian and Spanish style. Adorned with red roses, the style gives you unmatched grace and a timeless Indian look. With the style, you can be close to looking as stylish and sensual as Deepika Pdukone.

What you need:

  • Heat protectant serum
  • Straightening iron
  • Medium hold hair gel
  • Fine toothed comb
  • Hair elastics
  • Bobby pins
  • U pins
  • Smoothening serum
  • Roses with 3 inch stems and thorns removed

How to style:

  • Apply heat protectant well to your washed and brushed hair.
  • Taking 2 inch sections of hair, straighten your entire hair.
  • Give a center part to your hair.
  • Apply some hair gel on the top of the head.
  • Brush it with a fine toothed comb to make it as flat as possible.
  • Brush the hair back and tie a ponytail at the back using hair elastic.
  • Twist the ponytail till the end and roll it into a neat bun.
  • Secure the bun at the head using bobby pins and U pins.
  • Insert the roses all around the circumference of the bun and secure with bobby pins and U pins.
  • Apply some smoothening serum to eliminate any frizz.

31. Butterfly Bun

Those brides who look for a seriously sensual and catchy design in their bun can opt for the butterfly bun. Adding an amazing streak of style, it is quite simple to do but gives your hairstyle a serious edge and glamour. Those who have thin hair can add hair extensions in advance to make the hair style shape up beautifully.

What you need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Puff extension
  • Smoothening spray
  • Hair elastic
  • Sectioning clips
  • Bobby pins
  • U-pins
  • Hair spray

How to style

  • Prep your hair by adding some texturizing serum.
  • Divide the hair horizontally into two sections from ear to ear
  • Divide the front vertically into three sections creating a wide box in between and two side sections.
  • Brush backwards the back section of hair and tie a medium height pony tail using hair elastic with hair left a little loose for the soft look.
  • Secure the puff extension at the crown with bobby pins.
  • Divide the crown hair into a two inch front section and remaining back section.
  • Take thin sections of the back portion of crown hair and tease them using tail comb to add volume. Use hair spray to keep the backcombing intact.
  • Once the entire section has been back combed, smooth the top backwards such that they are covering the puff extension and pin the hair just above the ponytail.
  • Take the right section of hair, apply smoothening gel or spray and neatly take it backwards on the other side of the ponytail and wrap the remaining hair on the hair elastic and secure with bobby pins.
  • Do the same with the other side of hair.
  • Now take the front remaining section, use smoothening spray and comb towards the right such that a side part is formed.
  • Now take it backwards but leave it a little loose such that it is framing the face and ear to give a stylish front look.
  • Wrap the back hair around the pony tail and secure it with bobby pins.
  • Next brush the pony tail hair well and divide it into two halves.
  • Take any of the halves and divide it into a thin outer section and thick inner section.
  • Split the thin portion into three parts and start doing a normal braid.
  • When you are crossing the inner section, add a thin section of hair from the thick inner section and braid it.
  • Keep adding new portions till you run out of hair and secure with a sectioning clip.
  • Repeat the same with the other section of the ponytail hair.
  • When you reach the bottom, take the other braided section of the ponytail combine the remaining hair of both ponytails and braid them together.
  • Secure the end with hair elastic.
  • Now fold the end well and then fold the braid inwards to pin it just below the ponytail.
  • Secure well to leave no loose ends.
  • Now spread the bun and fix it up using bobby pins on both sides so that the braids open up and looks like a butterfly.
  • Accessorize it for added oomph.

Butterfly Bun

32. Variation of Butterfly Bun(Fancy hairstyle)

By simply twisting and making a slight change in the butterfly bun, you can create a fancy hairstyle that you can easily flaunt at your sangeet or even mehndi. Easy to style, it looks extremely modern, chic as well as edgy!

What you need:

  • Texturizing spray
  • Hair elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • Light hold hair spray
  • Decorative pins

How to style:

  • Prep your hair with some texturizing spray.
  • Brush your hair well backward and tie a ponytail using hair elastic at medium height.
  • Now divide the pony tail into two halves.
  • Take the right half and braid it exactly like the butterfly bun but with hair sections added from the open side instead of from the inner side of the ponytail.
  • Finish the braid and tie it with thin hair elastic.
  • Fold the braid inwards and secure it with bobby pins just near the base of the ponytail.
  • Now give several folds to the left section of hair of the ponytail around your fingers till you reach the base of the ponytail and secure it there with bobby pins. The lower end should be left loose to look like a bun.
  • Now take the braided end of the right part and taking it over the left bun pin it near the pony tail on the left side such that the left rolled part is completely hidden.
  • Decorate the circumference of the bun with decorative pins.
  • Spritz some hairspray to keep the style intact.

Indian Hairstyles

33. Braided Tiara With Curls

Braids, ringlets and curls are all that you require for looking like a princess adorning a tiara! The ringlets and the curls at the back give this style sophistication and an intricacy that makes it a perfect choice for any of your wedding functions.

What you need:

  • Heat protectant serum/spray
  • Straightening iron
  • 1 inch curling iron
  • Bobby pins
  • Light hold hairspray

How to style:

  • Prepare your washed and dried hair with some heat protectant.
  • Straighten out all your hair.
  • Now taking small sections, curl the entire lower half of your hair.
  • Do a deep part on one side.
  • Leave about 2 inch section of hair from the front horizontally and take a thin section of about 1 inch of hair from the right broader part and just next to the parting and simple braid it till the end.
  • Take another one inch section of hair right next to it and braid it in the same manner.
  • Take both the braids to the back and secure them with bobby pins in a criss-cross manner.
  • Now take the sectioned hair from the front, smoothen it and roll its lower half into a ringlet while taking the hair back stylishly.
  • Pin the ringlet at the back of the head using bobby pins.
  • Repeat the same process on the other side.
  • Finish off the hairstyle with spritzing some light hold hairspray.

Bridal Hairstyles Indian

34. Crown Braid Side Bun

Opt for this elaborate and intricate style if you are not having any ghungat over your head. If you have thin hair, remember to add extensions and prepare them just like your normal hair beforehand! Be assured of being the showstopper with this glamorous and stylish hairstyle!

What you need:

  • Texturizing spray
  • Bumpit
  • Hair extensions
  • Hair donut
  • Bobby pins
  • U pins
  • Hair elastic
  • Maang teeka
  • Strong hold hairspray

How to style:

  • Blend in some texturizing serum to your washed and dried hair.
  • Give a side part to your hair.
  • Secure the bumpit under the hair at the crown using bobby pins.
  • Attach the maang teeka with bobby pins.
  • Pick up a section of hair from the front from the side of the parting with more hair, twist it once and swoop it back to pin it at the side of the head. Pin the remaining hair at the back.
  • Pin back the hair on the other side as well.
  • Braid your hair extensions and secure its end with the hair elastic.
  • Place the braid along the crown of the head in front of the bumpit and secure it well with bobby pins and U-pins.
  • Smooth your hair into a low side ponytail and secure with the hair elastic.
  • Insert a hair donut at the base of the ponytail and secure it with bobby pins.
  • Now take about 1 inch section of your hair and roll them loosely and secure them on the donut.
  • Repeat the same with all sections of your hair till the donut gets completely covered and a sophisticated bun is formed.
  • Spritz some strong hold hairspray to keep the hairstyle intact.

Crown Braid Side Bun

Indian Bridal Hairstyles For Short Hair

An Indian bride can still look beautiful in a sassy looking short hair cut.

35. Pixie Hairstyle

Just style your pixie by lifting it up a bit at the roots. This will help define the sharply angled hair ends. Put a floral hair piece and see the Indian bridal hairstyles for short hair look as beautiful and stunning as a traditional one.

Short Pixie Hairstyle

36. French Twist

The french twist hairstyle would be perfect for your short hair. A very elegant and sophisticated style, you can flaunt it at your reception. This wedding hairstyle for short hair is sure to elevate your bridal look.

Short French Twist Style

37. Short Bob With Fringes

Worried how to style your short hair for the wedding? Well, put your worries to rest by trying out this super cute and chic hairstyle. Add a nice bounce to the back of your hair and let those fringes frame your face in the front. You can try out various home remedies to make your hair naturally bouncy.

Short Bob Hair Cut

38. Low Side Updo With Waves

One of the most gorgeous Indian wedding hairstyles for short hair, this low side updo is not only easy to create but it is also low maintenance leaving you hassle free during your precious wedding moments.

Low Side Updo for Short Hair

39. Reverse Tiara Hairstyle

Floral tiaras add much charm and delicacy to a bridal hairdo. If you are a bride who carry’s her manes chopped, then this wedding hairstyle for short hair is bound to, instantly upgrade your d-day look. The trick to this wedding hairstyle is to blow dry your tresses right.For the front blowdry your hair to get long loose curls. Now place the tiara extending from one side to another, tugging in the front edges. Secure it well. For the back, make tight curls and secure them with a hair spray and voila your wedding updo is set. In place of floral tiaras, you can also opt for stone studded or elegant pearl one’s depending on your wedding ensemble.

Wedding Hairstyles

WEDDING HAIRSTYLE Ideas FOR MEDIUM HAIR

There are endless number of wedding hairstyles for medium hair. Get ready to enthrall everybody including your would-be, with your beautiful hair for the most important day of your life.

40. The Classic Bun

One of the common hairstyles for Indian wedding is the bridal bun. It is classic and has stayed on despite adventurous trends coming up in hairstyles. Give a middle parting in the front or back comb it and see yourself getting a huge fluffy hairdo. You can also put a Maang Tikka in the center and look every inch a beauty. Hair accessories put around the bun such as fresh flowers enrich the hairstyle even more.

[Also Read: Different Bun Hairstyles]

Classic Bun For Medium Hair

41. The Classy Half Updo

If you are eager for open tresses, then go for half updo hairstyle. It will show your hair locks in a pretty impressive way. You can curl up your hair ends to bring in a nice bouncy movement to your hair. Make sure the curls are loose and spread wide enough to give your hair the well-deserving volume and natural-looking waves.

The top of your hair can be set in a pouf so that they don’t look flat. Match your half updo with a lehenga or wedding gown rather than a saree and see how hairstyles for long hair look an absolute stunner.

Classy Half Updo Wedding Hairstyle

42. Simple Yet Stylish Twisted Updo

If your wedding is all about looking simple yet stylish then this wedding hairstyle for medium hair would be the ideal choice. Just twist up your hair and curl it either at the back of the hair or you can do it even on the front. When you do it in the front, it gives a sense of additional volume to your hair.

If you want you can even add some traditional embellishments on this hairstyle.

Twisted Updo For Medium Hair

43. Curled Updo

There are numerous Indian wedding hairstyles for medium hair and to select the best one for your D-day is surely a difficult task. To make your selection easy, we have this absolutely stunning hairstyle which will work perfectly for both your wedding as well as your reception.

Curl up your tresses and pint it up in a loose soft bun. For a softer effect you can leave some strands out of the bun and style it accordingly. Accessories like flowers or a jeweled clip can be added too.

Curled Updo Hairstyle for Indian Wedding

44. Classic Chignon Hairstyle

The classic chignon hairstyle is a favorite style for brides with medium hair. The chignon hairstyle would look good if you plan to wear a dupatta or a saree pallu over your head. Use flower, jeweled clips or beads to enhance your hairstyle. Definitely a must try Indian wedding haircut!

Classic Medium Length Wedding Hairstyle

45. The Mathapatti Style

Wearing the mathapatti, on certain occasions is actually inevitable for many Indian brides. For all those times, one contemporary and chic choice of the various wedding hairstyles for medium hair length, would be this one. If you intend to wear a cropped blouse with a pretty lehenga for your mehendi function, then this bridal hair updo is highly recommended. Considering you can create this gorgeous wedding hairstyle on your own makes it even more endearing. So give your tresses a blowdry and puff up your crown to carry that mathapati with much swag. And while you dance your way through, let your soft curls do all the talking.

Wedding hairstyles for long hair

46. Layered Bun Hairstyle

While layers and buns are the most common wedding hairstyles in individual capacity, combining the two can render some exclusivity to your bridal hairdo. Though it appears to be one of those complex bridal hair ideas, it is one of the simplest wedding hairstyles for medium hair. Start with giving your manes a good blow dry to get those big loose curls and puff up your crown. Once done, all you need to do is take hair sections from both the sides, roll them and secure with pins. Continue doing so till you reach the end. The resulting hair updo will look like a beautiful waterfall layered bun.

Layered Bun Hairstyle

47. Knotted Semi-Bun Bridal Hairdo

An interesting variant of a normal bun, is this wedding hairstyle for medium hair. This one can actually feature on the list of short wedding hairstyles as well if you have just about shoulder length hair. Straightened strands tied up in a pony, on the side or in the middle is the first step to get this bridal hairdo right. Now, take a section of the pony, divide it into two and then knot it. Now take the knotted strand and create another knot, pulling a section from the pony. Keeping sealing the knots as you proceed. Once done, conceal the rubber band with a pretty hair accessory and secure the bun spraying a good hair spray.

Knotted Semi-Bun Bridal Hairdo

48. Curly Wedding Hairstyle With A Jeweled Hair Band

Fashionable brides across the globe are experimenting with hair accessories and bridal hairstyles for their wedding functions. What better than wearing an accessory you have been wearing ever since you were a little girl, the hairband. A jeweled hair band can be your instrumental accessory on your special day. Secure your hair band at the crown with neatly tucked edges. and then style your medium length manes in a loose curly hair updo, preferably a ringlet or a twisted updo. Complimentary earrings did be a must to complete this look to perfection.

Curly Wedding Hairstyle With A Jeweled Hair band

49. Braid It Down

One hairdo that is doing the rounds currently is the one with a braid starting right from the top. This hair updo has been spotted by celebrities recently and we suggest you sport it on on one of those wedding galas, before the whole town raids onto it. A simple and easy one, this hairstyle can be your upstyle for weddings. Start by dividing your hair in three sections, from the top. Start braiding the section in the middle and once you braid beyond the crown have the braid secured. Once done curl up all the remaining hair to add a touch of softness and bounce to this wedding hairstyle for medium hair. We suggest you compliment this bridal hair do with a traditional neckpiece and earrings or wear a cute maangtika to accentuate your bridal look.

Braid It Down

INDIAN WEDDING HAIRSTYLES FOR LONG HAIR

50. The Traditional Braid

When the braid of the bride is long and thick and is decorated with flowers or chic looking golden accessories, then it’s very much the traditional hairstyles for long hair. The neatly done up braid is made tight and thick and looks great on round face to oval and triangle faces.

However, the trick to making hairstyles for long hair look classy is doing a centre-parting and adorning it further with Maang Tikka. In order to keep the braid intact, a holding spray is required. You can ask your hair dresser to put some vintage hair ornaments in case you are wearing vintage jewellery. This will make you look worthy of a queen. Incorporate flowers into your hair to bring in absolute fragrance on your day of wedding. But don’t overdo the flowers as they can overpower your hairstyle. See to it that flowers are neatly arranged in your hair with the same precision as your lehenga or sari.

Traditional Bride Long Hairstyle

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51. The Side Braid

Whether it’s a simple looking side braid or a peppy and complicated fishtail braid, Indian wedding hairstyles is up for a classy and graceful impression. Make sure that the braid is not done up tight, as it will give you a stiff look. The best way to do a side braid is to let it be loose and relaxed for a more voluminous look. Now finish it up with a hairspray to keep the braid look held together and intact.

Indian Side Braid Hairstyle Ideas

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52. Voluminous Indian Updo

Check out this multi-tiered Indian wedding hairdos that wows you with its volume, perfect finish and stunning hair accessories. It naturally ends up making the bride look a real princess with gorgeous looking bridal look.

Hairstyles for indian Long Hair

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53. Curly Downdo With Middle Parting

Hairstyles for Indian wedding take a quantum leap with long springy curls and a central parting. With Maang Tikka in the center, enjoy the refined look in the popular looking curls.

Easy To Do Wedding Haircut for Long Hair

54. Long Ponytail With Twisted And Pinned Hair

This Indian wedding stylish hairstyle for long hair is sure to mesmerize you and your friends alike. Quite an easy and simple to do hairstyle, make sure to pin up the twisted hair elegantly. Also, the base is the ponytail which has to be secured properly or else the hairstyle would just fall flat.

Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair Women

55. Twist Your Tresses Into An Updo

Gather up your long lovely tresses, twist them stylishly and pin it up on top in bun style. The final product with look quite intricate and complex but in reality it is one of the easiest hairstyles to create. Ensure that everything is placed neatly and pinned securely. There shouldn’t be any loose strands hanging around the face.

Bollywood Star Long Hairstyles

56. Rope Braided Side Bun

The Rope braided side bun is a must try wedding hairstyle for long hair. Take professional help in order to nail this hairstyle idea perfectly. The hairstyle basically starts from the top side of your head – it can be left or right, winds down in a braided style and then it is twisted clockwise and pinned up as a bun. Lots and lots of bobby pins is the secret to keep this hairstyle in place.

57. French Braid Bun

One among many wedding hairstyles for long hair is this elegant and simple low bun the beauty of which is enhanced with a french braid. To perfect this bridal hair updo start by washing and blow drying your tresses. We suggest the use of a voluminous spray for some added drama. Once done, begin to style your hair by puffing up the crown area. Make sure to back comb the hair for the puff to last longer. Now from the crown till the nape of your neck braid your locks in a french braid and seal it with a rubber. Now for the final step, take all the hair and make a voluminous low bun and secure it tightly. Spray some hairspray to seal this wedding for long hair. If you like it elaborate then we suggest the use of a statement hair accessory or delicate flowers to add more beauty to this one.

French Braid Bun

58. Braided Bun Encircling Crown Area

Few wedding updos are meant for the shutterbugs. This is one among them. Start with parting your hair in the middle and making neat waterfall braids from the front eventually pulling it back in a way it encircles your crown area and secure them. Now divide the remaining tresses into small sections, rolling the entire length around your finger to make small buns. Secure each small bun to create a beautiful bun. Bobby pins and patience is the trick for this wedding hairstyle.

Braided Bun Encircling Crown Area

59. Bun With Twist Detailing

This one is for an ott yet charming bride who is blessed with thick tresses. If you intend to wear your bridal lehenga the elongated Gujrati style then this one did be an ideal bridal hairdo. With a voluminous bun in place, all you need to do is get thase concentric twisted ring details right and have them secured them with small pins and loads of hair spray. Don’t forget to make that twist with your crown hair as well. Pretty and dramatic this one is sure to turn heads.

Bun With Twist Detailing

60. Braided Curly Wedding Hairstyle

We are totally crushing on this curly wedding hairstyle for long hair. With curls making a comeback add some extra softness to your wedding look with this bridal hairdo. If you are wearing a low V-cut back then pick this one from the host of trending wedding updos for long hair. Do ensure you blow dry your strands well and make thin braids to achieve this splendid curly down do. You can choose to accentuate your braid with delicate fresh small flowers or adorn it with a matching jeweled accessory, an elongated one preferably.

Braided Curly Wedding Hairstyle

61. Half Up – Half Down Bridal Updo

Another curly wedding hairstyle that is sure to stand out is a half up half down style, which is one of the easiest and the most graceful bridal hairstyles for long hair, if you wish to carry your tresses in long curls. For the brides who are blessed with thick long hair, you can be rest assured of observing some envious curls. However don’t leave them hanging loose as they are bound to fall on your face. Opt to make a little bouffant at the crown, and secure those front locks pinning them. While the front looks neat, the back curls will give a gorgeous waterfall appearance to this updo for long hair.We strongly recommend you wear a hair accessory to get some spotlight to your crown.

Half Up - Half Down Bridal Updo

62. Side Swept Curly Wedding Hairstyle

For all those brides who are not in a mood to work a bun or a braid, yet want to achieve that distinct bridal hairdo, this wedding hairstyle for long hair should come to your rescue. Exuding a free spirited, flowy yet delicate vibe, a side swept curly updo may get your manes all the attention they deserve. Extra brownie points If you colored your hair in an exotic hue. Soft curls, curvy lines and not to forget, the highlight of this wedding hairstyle, the feminine ringlets is everything a modern age fashionista would want to carry on her special day. A perfect blend of tradition and trending we are all hearts for this curly bridal hairstyle for long hair because longer the manes the more luscious the curls.

Side Swept Curly Wedding Hairstyle

63. Bun And Bangs

With bangs trending high on the trend charts, you have all the reasons to carry them into your wedding hairstyle. For all the bride-to-be’s who aspire to flaunt those forehead bangs, this wedding hairstyle for long hair is the cutest upgrade you can give your tresses on your special day. Make a high bun like the one shown in the picture below and opt to wrap it around with a thin braid for some added drama. Be it your evening gown or a pretty lehenga, this wedding updo will work just right for both.

Bun And Bangs

64. A Floral Braid

Braids are often the first choice when it comes for a South Indian bride to choose her wedding hairstyle for long hair. Her thick luscious and long manes go on to create some of the beautiful luscious braids. To add some delicacy to the bridal hairdo, flowers are strongly recommended. Be it draping the entire braid with roses, or just twirling a gajra across the braid, both will render some gorgeous bridal hairstyle pictures. If you intend to wear a braided bun, then wearing the gajra in a semicircle can add more charms to your wedding updo.

A Floral Braid

Now take your pick on the bridal hairstyles shown and let us know which one is your favourite.

Hair Care Tips For Brides

Wedding-day is the one day which every bride-to-be envisages as picture-perfect! She dreams of looking like the ultimate diva with not a single flaw. This requires some advance preparation with them taking extra care of their skin and hair for the desired outcome. The following hair care tips would help her get her tresses perfect for easy styling and glamorous ooze on the D-day.

  • Get diligent and disciplined regarding your hair care treatments and sessions. Whether you are seeking professional help or sticking to homemade treatments, be diligent and disciplined about it. Nothing shines better than a well cared and pampered hair!
  • Start treating all your hair problems in advance. Whether its dandruff or itchy scalp or even hair loss, use various home remedies like coconut hot oil treatment, applying onion juice etc. to give them a natural health and shine. Always remember to deep condition them. Use those products only that are best suited for your hair type.
  • Avoid all chemical based products for hair care and styling. Try to go natural as much as possible. If possible, opt for a natural shampoo instead of the ones having SLS and SLES. Avoid all strains on the hair like hot curls, blow dry and all chemical styling products. Avoid coloring them as far as possible.
  • Follow a healthy diet and avoid stress at all times. Ensure that you are getting complete and sound sleep every day. Include plenty of proteins and omega fatty acid content in your diet. Minerals like zinc and vitamins are essential to your hair health. Thus include food items like walnuts, spinach, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, dates, whole milk, beans etc, in your diet to keep them healthy and strong from within.

Hope you liked our rundown of some trendy and traditional Indian bridal hairstyles. Despite looking elaborate, they are easy to style! Do share with us which hairstyle worked best for you!

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2 Comments

  1. Geeta rajput

    June 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    V v nice hair style

  2. Lissa

    July 3, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    I have round face which hairstyle is suitable for me?

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