Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

X 25 Beautiful Braided Hairstyles for the Big Day Braided hairstyles are perfect for the wedding day because not only are they gorgeously intricate, but they’re also versatile. You can choose from fishtail, waterfall, and Dutch variations (just to name a few), and decide how prominent you want the braided effect to be, from incorporating a dainty plait to showing off super-long tresses with one bigger braid. Plus, braids are practically budge-proof. Here, we’ve rounded up inspiration for every type of bride. By: Stefania Sainato Enter Slideshow
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Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

Braided hairstyles are perfect for the wedding day because not only are they gorgeously intricate, but they’re also versatile. You can choose from fishtail, waterfall, and Dutch variations (just to name a few), and decide how prominent you want the braided effect to be, from incorporating a dainty plait to showing off super-long tresses with one bigger braid. Plus, braids are practically budge-proof.
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Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

With a gold leaf Jennifer Behr headband laced into a braided coronet, the pop star’s style would make an excellent option for a country wedding. “I wanted to stay true to a strong Italian Dolce & Gabbana vibe with this hair,” Atkin revealed. “A gold headband would be a unique and creative replacement for a veil,” she added, explaining that choosing gold for the big day instead of the common silver or rhinestone accessory lends a richer and more luxe feel. Atkin split Perry’s long hair vertically in two from top to bottom and French braided both sides before folding them over each other to encircle the entire head. She then masked the center part with Rita Hazan Root Concealer “to make the hair look fuller in photographs and prevent any strange parting. Hiding the center part makes the look revolve around the braids without any distractions. It makes this style look more like a halo than like a Heidi braid.”
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Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

8 Of 15 Katy PerryWith a gold leaf Jennifer Behr headband laced into a braided coronet, the pop star’s style would make an excellent option for a country wedding. “I wanted to stay true to a strong Italian Dolce & Gabbana vibe with this hair,” Atkin revealed. “A gold headband would be a unique and creative replacement for a veil,” she added, explaining that choosing gold for the big day instead of the common silver or rhinestone accessory lends a richer and more luxe feel. Atkin split Perry’s long hair vertically in two from top to bottom and French braided both sides before folding them over each other to encircle the entire head. She then masked the center part with Rita Hazan Root Concealer “to make the hair look fuller in photographs and prevent any strange parting. Hiding the center part makes the look revolve around the braids without any distractions. It makes this style look more like a halo than like a Heidi braid.” Getty Images
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Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

Chic wedding hairstyles for long hair. From soft layers, braids & chignons, to half up half down hairstyles, there are many options for brides to consider.
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Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

Ashanti’s soft braided bun is well-suited for a black-tie affair. “It’s a clean and elegant updo, which gives it a sense of pure formality,” the singer’s go-to hairstylist, Shereese Slate, said, adding that the flattering height in the front “adds inches to a short bride and adds length to a round face.” To attain the voluminous top and the substantial bun, Slate stressed the importance of extensions. “Add clip-in extensions to the whole head, except for the perimeter,” she instructed, recommending SheWear extensions specifically. “The hair lasts up to a year and they won’t shed or tangle,” she said. For a bun with added dimension, Slate recommended splitting a low ponytail into four sections and alternating between braids and fishtails before coiling them around into a large knot.
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Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

Leave it to actress and fashion darling Fan Bingbing to put a glamourous spin on a braided bun. For this polished look, only the most stately of events will do. But don’t fret over maintaining its perfection throughout the night. “If it slowly unravels, the more romantic it will become,” said Guillen. To reproduce this look, Guillen instructed first drawing a side part. Next, cornrow three braids along the front of the head to the nape of the neck, followed by cornrowing two braids along the side of the head to the nape of the neck “for a 3D effect.” After gathering all five braids into a low ponytail, “carefully wrap them all around the palm of your hand to ensure a clean finish when forming the bun,” she recommended. Secure the whirled knot into the hair with pins and “a generous (but distant) misting” of Shu Uemura Sheer Lacquer Finishing Spray.
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Braided Hairstyles For Wedding

3 Of 15 AshantiAshanti’s soft braided bun is well-suited for a black-tie affair. “It’s a clean and elegant updo, which gives it a sense of pure formality,” the singer’s go-to hairstylist, Shereese Slate, said, adding that the flattering height in the front “adds inches to a short bride and adds length to a round face.” To attain the voluminous top and the substantial bun, Slate stressed the importance of extensions. “Add clip-in extensions to the whole head, except for the perimeter,” she instructed, recommending SheWear extensions specifically. “The hair lasts up to a year and they won’t shed or tangle,” she said. For a bun with added dimension, Slate recommended splitting a low ponytail into four sections and alternating between braids and fishtails before coiling them around into a large knot. Getty Images
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4 Of 15 Fan BingbingLeave it to actress and fashion darling Fan Bingbing to put a glamourous spin on a braided bun. For this polished look, only the most stately of events will do. But don’t fret over maintaining its perfection throughout the night. “If it slowly unravels, the more romantic it will become,” said Guillen. To reproduce this look, Guillen instructed first drawing a side part. Next, cornrow three braids along the front of the head to the nape of the neck, followed by cornrowing two braids along the side of the head to the nape of the neck “for a 3D effect.” After gathering all five braids into a low ponytail, “carefully wrap them all around the palm of your hand to ensure a clean finish when forming the bun,” she recommended. Secure the whirled knot into the hair with pins and “a generous (but distant) misting” of Shu Uemura Sheer Lacquer Finishing Spray. Getty Images
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We love us some DIYed wedding hairstyles. Even for those of us without mad hair skills (cough — like me — cough), using hair accessories, headpieces, fascinators, adding in flowers, and rocking a sleek updo are all ways to make fabulous hair come easy.
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We’ve compiled a collection of some spectacular DIY wedding hairstyles to hack yourself, take in to your stylist, or just keep on hand (or bookmarked in your phone) in case you end up sans hairstylist on the day-of and have to handle your own hair. It doesn’t have to be scary, I promise. I even tried one out myself (the messy French twist!). Here’s the proof.
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Braids are back and hitting the bridal scene in a big way! Whether it is for the bride or bridesmaids, braids are a trendy new way to style hair for the big day. Braids fit any type of hair from thin to thick and dense, any style from slightly negligent and romantic to tighten and smooth, so you just need to choose the right one which make your look advantageous and beautiful. Moreover, this is the cheapest way of wedding hairstyle because there’re lots of different tutorials all over the Internet explaining you how to do that, so you try to do this by your own. But if you don’t think you’re kind of craftswoman, you can show one of the photos below to your stylist.
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The wispy and wavy texture of Nicole Kidman’s spiraled updo lends it a romantic feel. John Nollet, the hairstylist behind the showstopping look, suggested it would pair perfectly with a minimal gown in particular. “It adds something delicate and angelic to a simple and modern wedding dress,” he said. To achieve the labyrinthine braids, Nollet used his fingers and hairspray. Starting at the center of the head, he began a French braid that spiraled around and around, only adding sections of hair to the outer side of the plait rather than to both sides. As he progressed, he misted the style with his trusty L’Oréal Elnett Satin Hairspray. “I hoard Elnett everywhere I go because it strongholds the hair, but still keeps it looking natural,” he admitted.