For some, they’ve had what hairstyle they want to wear for their wedding nailed down since they were ten years old. But not everyone is that organised. We also constantly change our minds about what we want for our big day! We’re allowed to, we are the bride after all. Cue all of us indecisive brides endlessly scrolling through wedding hair ideas for inspiration. Picking the perfect ‘do for the big day can be overwhelming. You want to make sure it’s just right, matches your wedding, is totally you and makes you feel comfortable. That’s why we’ve put together ten perfect styles for every type of bride. There’s something for everyone, from sleek updos to beautiful waves.

Wedding Hair Ideas


chignon wedding hairstyle
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An absolute wedding classic. You can never go wrong with a chignon, there’s a reason why it’s still so popular. A bun’s more formal cousin, a chignon is described as a knot or coil of hair arranged at the base of the neck. A style you’ll definitely see when scrolling through wedding hair ideas. A chignon can be worn sleek or more casual depending on the finish and accessories used. It’s a very versatile option for every bride.

Ballerina Bun Wedding Hair Ideas

If the chignon is too low for your liking but you still want a bun-based updo, this is perfect. The ballerina bun is more suited to brides who have slightly longer hair so the height and volume of the bun can be achieved. Again, this bun style can be adapted to suit a more traditional or boho look.

Ribbon Pony

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We’ve all seen hair ribbons and hair scarves make a comeback, why not bring that to your wedding? A beautiful and casual low pony with a little texture and wave can be made cute and bridal with a bit of ribbon. Perfect for brides that don’t want a fussy updo but still want their hair back and looking beautiful.

French Twist Wedding Hair Ideas

Bringing it back to the classics. A French twist is another style that won’t go out of fashion and can be made sleek and modern or messy and beautiful. Short hair? No problem. Short hair can be twisted too so this is perfect for all hair lengths!

Boho Braid Wedding Hair Ideas

While braids typically work better for brides with longer lengths, there are so many options with braids. From fishtails or simple side braids, to French and Dutch braids as well as braid crowns! Keeps your hair at bay all day (and night, so you can keep dancing!).

Half Up Half Down

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Perfect for the bride that just can’t decide. You want an updo and keep your hair out of your face but you still want some length? This is for you. This style works for brides with short and long hair. It can be adapted exactly to your style. Think cute curls, pretty pins or amazing accessories.

Loose Waves

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The ultimate low maintenance bridal look. So many more brides are opting for loose boho waves for their shabby chic weddings. This hairstyle is great for any hair length that can hold a wave and any bride that just wants to go with the flow.

Vintage Waves

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If you’re looking for something more sleek than a boho wave, vintage waves are your friend. A beautiful style for every hair length! Cute little finger waves in short hair and big bouncy Hollywood waves in longer lengths. Prepare to feel glamourous.

Faux Hawk

Faux Hawk wedding hair ideas
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For the edgy bride who wants to stray from the traditional. Still a beautiful updo that can be accessorised with flowers and pins. But a little unexpected.

Flower Crown Updo

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The ultimate romantic wedding updo. Flowers are a super sweet way to add detail to your wedding hair. A flower crown is the perfect ‘do for an outdoor wedding, the flowers really play to the nature element of your wedding.

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In love with any of these wedding hair ideas? Why not give us a call on 0118 983 2964 to discuss your perfect wedding ‘do.