For your D-day, you want to look beautiful, and to have all the pieces together in the perfect combination while not spending a whole fortune on it. The hair is one of the most important parts of the bridal preparation, and there are a lot of hairstyles you can do on your own with the less effort that putting your shoes on. It can be classy, vintage or fancy, according to your taste. All that you need are some bobby pins, some cute hair jewelry, and a good hairspray so your hair will stay perfectly shaped for the entire ceremony and the party afterward.
These hairstyles take just a little of your time and patience, and the good thing is you can practice it till perfection way before you even decide the date of the wedding. Just imagine the feeling when you look yourself in the mirror, and you can say “I made it myself.” (You can let your friends give you a hand, that’s always OK) The big plus of making your hairstyle for the wedding is undoubtedly the money saving. Hairdressers tend to charge more than you can imagine for over-hyped coiffure which turns out to be nothing special.
We have chosen the cutest and the easiest hairstyles for you to practice until the time to say “I do.” Now, check them out and do it yourself!
1. Classy lower bun
This cute hairstyle is one of the most famous for a wedding or any other classy occasion. This amazing texture will make everyone think that you just came out of a fairytale. All you need to make it yourself are hair ties, bobby pins, hair clips, hair rollers and some rhinestone accessories. The first step in making this stunning look is to split the hair in half and clip each side. Then make a tight ponytail and hide it in the hair. Bobby pins are the best tool for this part. Place the roller on the hair, and after you did it all like in the picture you can add some fancy jewelry and voila, your perfect hairstyle is done under 10 minutes.
2. Beautiful curly up-do
Up-do is always one of the best choices when it comes to weddings. Your hair will stay still while dancing all night long and it will look like you just came out of the best hairstylist you can find. This attractive hairstyle is not hard to make. First, you need to split the hair into sections. Tease the front part of the hair to make a full volume. Then you need to fix it with a clear elastic band. The next step is to twist the rest hair into up-do like in the picture.
The bobby pins are useful for fixing the hair ends. Finally, you can add some hair accessories around the base of the uplifted section.
3. Easy and dreamy lower bun
This is one of the easiest but gorgeous hairstyles you can have for your big day. You will need just several minutes, and all of the guests will think that you spent hours making it. This hairstyle is good for shorter hair as well. The first step in making this glam bun is to split your hair into two sections. After that, you need to tie it up into a simple knot. Then, twist the two parts of hair in opposite directions around the knot to make it look like a bun. Next, use the bobby pins to secure all the ends.
You can add some cute headband of a hair decoration to make it more glamorous.
4. Romantic French braid style
Some cute red lipstick, this romantic headband hairstyle and you are ready to go. Take the headband, the simpler the better, because in the end, it will be hidden. The first step in making this hairstyle is to put the headband on your head and braid a loose French braid around the band down towards the ear to cover it. Then you roll the rest of your hair splitting it into small sections and tuck it into the band until you come to the end. You can use a hairspray to fix it so it wouldn’t move around. You can add small flower hairpins to match it to your wedding dress for example.
5. Classy half-up elegance
This is one of the most elegant hairstyles for every glamorous occasion and especially for your wedding day. To make this hairstyle all you need are bobby pins and a brush. First, curl your hair to have some loose and natural waves. Tease the front of your hair to make some volume and texture. Take a section from the right part of your hair, twist it and pin it to the opposite back of your head. Do the same thing with the left part of your hair. Continue to alternate sides, and when your front hair is pinned back the job is done.
Pull some loose pieces out to make it natural and romantic. This hairstyle could be completed with some small earrings or hair jewelry to add some spice to your “wow” effect.
6. Twist French braid with flower details
Romantic brides will adore this hairstyle. The first step for making this is to curl your hair with the curler entirely. You want your curls to be loose. Next, create a section in the upper back, then twist it and use the bobby pin to bind it. Twist like that will be the center. Take the locks of hair from both sides, cross them over the center and gently twist and pin them. Then you need to repeat step three and tuck the hair you gathered from the both sides and round the loop you made.
Do this several more times, until you have used all the hair you have, braid the rest of your hair, and pin it with bobby pins. You can decorate with some cute flower comb, for example.
7. Simple top knot
The top knot is very attractive and classy, and if you pick the dress that covers more skin, it is an excellent way to make it pop out even more. The first step for this hairstyle is to make a high ponytail. Then you need to tease the tail until it becomes twice thicker than it was. Use the brush or the comb to do that and then pull the tail backward and pin it like in the picture number six. Use the hair spray to make it firm.
The next step is to make a full circle with locks of hair around the bun, and you’ll need several bobby pins to make sure hair will stay in one place. Loose some hair in front and the back for a natural look and your dream hairstyle is done! You can also play with jewelry because of the simplicity of this hairstyle, so picking the stylish earrings are a must.
8. Retro romance
This is one of the most classic hairstyles that we have seen in movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and we all fell in love with it immediately. It is suitable for the brides wearing the backless wedding dress. The most important thing is the texture. Silky and clean hair is not the thing that you need for making this hairstyle. Your hair needs to have grit, but it still needs to be soft so you can move it.
All you need is to put your hair back like you are about to make a mid-tail. Roll the hair around starting from the end like in the picture number four and pin it. Make sure you used enough hairspray so it would stay in one place during the ceremony. You can pull out some hair, just a little bit, alongside your face, for that classy look. Jewelry or some shiny combs are big yes for this look.
9. Braided romance for short hair brides
Some brides are desperate when it comes to planning a wedding hair look because of their short hair. Don’t worry, this one is perfect for your short and thin hair. Also, it’s so quick and easy to make that you will be astonished. The first thing you need to do is to brush your hair backward and to split it into three equal parts. Then you braid them in simple braids.
Loose the braids a bit, so your hair would look thicker. The next step is to pin the braids one to another using bobby pins to look like one big braid. Loose them more and make sure that they will stay untouched after a whole night of dancing just by using some hair spray and that’s it. Your short hair will look elegant and classy, and you’ll make it in several minutes all by yourself.
10. Fishtail braid that takes your breath away
Bohemian style look will never go out of fashion. The best thing about this hairstyle is that is so easy to create. Imagine, you don’t even need to know how to make a braid. The first thing to do is to take a piece of the hair from the front, twist it to the back, and secure it together with small rubber band and then flip the hair inwards around itself one time. Then you take a piece of hair from the sides and repeat the flipping as many times you want. Pull some little piece of the hair to add volume and hide the rubber band.
Finish this look by putting some satin string at the end of your braid. You can also use any hair jewelry that matches your dress to make it look much more elegant, also try to curl the ends for the real bohemian style.