If you’re looking for a simple, elegant bridal hairstyle that can be worn with almost any length of hair, try a low side chignon. This hairstyle has been making its way from red carpets to white weddings this year. The …
Simple, natural bridal updos
A basic, romantic updo will never go out of style. Rather than forcing hair into complex designs and deploying hundreds of bobby pins, many modern brides are choosing updos that are both easy to style and perfectly pretty.
Whether your hair is naturally straight or wavy, hot rollers or pin curls can give it texture and dimension. Once your hair is curled, twist it into a bun or loose knot and pin any loose ends towards the nape of your neck.
This simple style looks extra chic when accented with a comb or clip adorned with pearls, rhinestones or flowers. Attach a one- or two-tiered veil just above the bun for a lovely-yet-low-maintenance look.
Straight, sleek locks look classy and timeless in a low bun or twist as well. Bangs or wispy pieces pulled out to frame the face can keep a smooth updo from looking too severe.
Above, Becki Newton wears one of our favorite low-key bridal hairstyles: the low side chignon. We’ve expressed our love for the side chignon before, and this flattering updo pairs well with nearly any face shape and wedding dress neckline.
‘Messy’ isn’t often a look that brides go for on their wedding day, but we’ve spotted some loose, breezy – and glamorous – updos that may make you rethink your definition of the term. Julia Stile’s unstructured-on-purpose twin knots (above) look interesting, pretty, and suit her quirky style perfectly.
This lovely pin curl twist updo is a cinch for any hairstylist to pull together, and it looks voluminous and lush without much fuss.