101 Bridal Hairstyles for Fabulous 2023 Weddings

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Whether you are a fan or not of marriages, there are moments when you don’t want to miss such an event. They say marriage is an endless sleepover with your favorite weirdo. If you are the one getting married, the big day shouldn’t have anything in common with your bed hair days! Let’s take a look at all the options there are for bridal hairstyles!

I. Half Up Half Down Bridal Hairstyles

These beautiful half up half down bridal hairstyles will make you shine on your most awaited day.

1. Half Up Half Down Hairstyle with Hair Accessory

Keeping a romantic and classic look is really easy if you opt for a half up half down bridal hairstyle with contrasting hair accessories that will complement your white gown and increase the natural shine of your dark waves!

2. Half-Updo with Messy Floral Arrangement

For weddings scheduled in the spring season or summer, going for a colorful flower arrangement for your hair will surely make your appearance super colorful and also attract attention to the carefully waved hair strands!

3. Half Up-do with Infinity Braids Hairstyle

If you prefer a one-tone look, this half up-do with infinity braids instead of other hair accessories is a great way of securing and creating more volume in your crown.

4. Classic Half-up Half Down Hairstyle

Despite its lighter shade, this option is very similar to the one above except it can be easier to execute: all it takes are a couple of wavy strands secured with very small hairpins around your crown area.

5. Half Up Half Down Hairstyle with Delicate Pearl Accessory

Make a small but visible change to your simple half-up half-down hairstyle with this delicate hair comb with small pearls that will give your bridal hairstyle that unique touch of femininity!

6. Messy Mermaid Braid with Twisted Strand Bridal Hairstyle

Start by twisting separately every strand of hair into a fluffy, mermaid braid and use leaf-shaped hairpins to fixate them at the nape while leaving the other strands to fall separately around the tail.

7. Half Up-do with Tiny Braids Bridal Hairstyle

After curling your entire mane in beautiful shiny strands of hair use a fake braid with metallic parts to secure the whole hairstyle at the back of the head. Subtle and fabulous!

8. Twisted Hairstyle with Long Waves

With a beautiful mix of dark and blonde, this wavy bridal hairstyle uses a hair comb with white flowers as an ornament and to secure the half up half down updo.

9. Beach Waves and Twists Hairstyle

Take a little piece of greenery if you don’t want to opt for faux flowers and use it as an ornament above the little knot you can create at the back with two small twisted strands.

10. Wavy Long Red Hairdo with Hair Piece

This subtle and very romantic look will make your hair become the attraction itself if you use a hair comb with crystal flowers to amplify the natural shape of your mane.

11. Polished Waves For Blonde Hairstyle

The same hairstyle as the one above can look amazing if you have golden blonde hair strands and opt for a precious shiny hairpiece to accentuate the crown part.

12. Medium Wavy Hairstyle with Waterfall Braid Hairstyle

This classic look has small natural flowers added inside the waterfall braid that also functions as a crown for the medium-long blonde waves.

13. Curly Messy Half Up Half Down Hairstyle with Flower Accessory

This intricate braided hairstyle with carefully separated strands of hair is doubled by a natural crown made of colorful chrysanthemums that amplify the volume of the whole hairstyle.

14. Half Up Half Down Hairstyle with Flowers

This subtle chocolate balayage looks impressive both thanks to the intelligently placed floral arrangement and the very fine fishtail braid that breaks the pattern.

15. Half Up Half Down Hairstyle With Pearl Accessory

This hairstyle has a round, teased-up crown mixed with a natural free-falling strand with delicate soft waves and a simple, long hairpin that holds the whole ensemble, proving that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

16. Boho Style Messy Medium Length Hairstyle

With free-shaped hair strands and messy carefree styling, this bridal hairstyle suits those brides who don’t want to go for an overly feminine look, but dream of a Bohemian appearance.

17. Medium-Length Hairstyle with Side Twist

Sometimes a simple side twist can turn a medium-length hairstyle into a romantic bridal hairdo! If you want to look for more messy updos check the article above!

18. Balayage Half Up Half Down Hairstyle

This rich, flowing hairstyle is obtained by taking parallel side strands and tucking them after twisting and braiding the top part while leaving the other half free. Use a thin golden rose decorative vine to complete the look!

II. Braided Bridal Hairstyles

We all want to look extraordinary on our wedding day. Although you are already beautiful, these braided bridal hairstyles will add more impact to your looks.

19. Dutch Fishtail Bridal Updo

For this look, you can go for a twisted Dutch fishtail with a curved design and messy styling that will ensure a carefree, natural aspect!

20. Long Pull- trough Braid Bridal Hairstyle

Whether you use your natural hair or hair extensions, an extra-long pull-through braid will make your shiny, curly strands stand out and become the centerpiece of your bridal look!

21. Bubble Braid with Falling Strands Hairstyle

The famous Bubble Braid or Jasmine Ponytail will increase its elegance and style if you choose to weave in a white vine as well! Keep the bangs out of the braid to frame your face.

22. Braided Wedding Hair with Messy Strands

For a more natural yet sophisticated look, you can opt for a Japanese-style braided ponytail that plays with the natural angles and texture of your hair and opt for white hair accessories.

23. Long Hairstyle with Pull- Trough Braids

This look might be a bit too delicate to handle if you move too fast around the ballroom but it’s surely unique looking and you can vary the style by changing the accessories.

24. Corset Braid For Boho Updo with Golden Pearl String Hairstyle

One of the most delicate and unique-looking braids is the corset braid that uses a pearl string to fixate the thin strands and also add a touch of shine to your hairdo! Magnifique!

25. Romantic Braid with Flower Hairstyle

This bridal hairstyle is composed of actually two three-strand braids brought together in a beautiful ensemble ornamented with delicate white flowers.

26. Mermaid Braid with Feathered Accessory

Sometimes it’s not about the hairstyle but the hair accessories and this feathered look prove to be a cool twist for a dreamy bride!

27. Auburn Soft Waves and Braids Hairstyle

This seemingly complicated hairstyle is actually a simple half up half down updo with a thick crown braid applied over the crown and soft gentle waves that fall over the back. The color is indeed precious!

28. Braided Hairstyle with Small Stars

With small golden star-shaped hairpins and intricate braids that cover the whole head and reunite at the nape in a messy bun, this bridal hairstyle reminds us of a Greek goddess especially when paired with golden earrings.

29. Braided Crown Bun with Falling Strands

A classic updo, this massive high bun with braided strands and falling bangs that frame your face are sure to add extra height to your appearance.

30. Boho Hairstyle with Braids

If you dream of a forest wedding with a magical atmosphere then you must contribute to the whole setup with a boho-inspired hairstyle such as these two thick braids with pale orange thread added into the natural hair and a thin central plait that makes the whole updo more symmetrical.

31. Dragon Braid with Twisted Hairstyle

Soft, undone glam, this updo was created with a combo of dragon braid and a deconstructed chignon by curling organic sections of the hair. The side braid was then rolled toward the center back, and secured with pins.

32. Twisted French Braid with Stars Bridal Updo

An intense shade of red can create an amazing contrast with your gown and all you need to do is to find a cool hair accessory such as these star-shaped vines that make the whole ensemble look very festive!

33. Crown Braid with Falling Strands Hairstyle

Dark hair can be styled to appear more visible by adding a crown braid around the temples and bringing the rest of the hair in a messy bun at the nape while leaving a couple of front strands to cover the face. Adding a small white hair comb will make you look amazing.

34. Loose Crown Braid with Falling Strands Hairstyle

A more relaxed, feminine version of the crown braid and bun mix, this super messy bridal hairstyle will make your face the center of attention thanks to the subtle thin fringe covering the forehead.

35. Crown Braids With Low Messy Bun

A great way to bring more volume and shape to your crown is to add two braids instead of one and complete it with a low messy bun that should be big enough to compensate for the proportions. For a natural look, you can leave a couple of front strands free to frame your face.

36. Pull-Trough Braid Hairstyle

Become the ultimate Boho bride with a pull-through braid that can bring extra shine and shape to your ashy blonde hair while at the same time looking super natural and relaxed.

37. Braided Updo with Golden Twists

This hairstyle has a mix of neatly combed crown parts and twisted strands that intertwine in a low bun with no falling strands, secured by a golden hairpin. Easy and stylish!

Braided Updo with Golden Twists

38. Twisted Knot With Infinity Braids Hairstyle

A unique bridal hairstyle for sure, the twisted knot with infinity braids added here and there will make your wedding hairstyle look both sophisticated and natural at the same time!

39. Infinity Braids with Splash of Pink

For the more extravagant brides out there, an unusual updo with unusual hair color can be a successful combination when brought into two braids with long sideburns that you can slightly curl to create a feminine look.

40. Undone Updo with Crown Hairstyle

A perfect summer wedding hairstyle is this simple yet chic crown braid with an added pearl hair accessory that brings a whole lot of sparkle to your bridal look!

41. Double Waterfall Braids Hairstyle with Falling Strands

If you are undecided about your hairstyle for the Big Day, you can keep the whole length of your hair and simply add two waterfall braids at the back to create a bit of a contrast with your natural hair texture.

42. Twisted Fishtail and Thistle With Falling Strands Hairstyle

Unlike other half-up half-down hairstyles this light caramel blonde hairstyle with wavy long strands and a twisted fishtail has a very elegant and feminine look and the natural thistle flower pin makes it look like o a cut-out from fairy tales.

43. Infinity Braids with Rainbow Shades Hairstyle

This sophisticated look is a combination between classic space buns and French braids, except the pattern is that of the infinity braids with tight strands and multicolored ends brought into messy space buns at the nape.

44. Boho Fishtail with Flowers Crown Hairstyle

For those brides with gorgeous dark balayage, combining a messy half up half down hairstyle with a long messy fishtail and a colorful combination of red and white flowers will create a very feminine look!

45. Ashy Messy Bun with Braids Hairstyle

A cold dark grey-toned hair with ashy blue undertones and super long strands can be the perfect recipe for a braided messy bun and you can add a small green twig to balance the whole look!

46. Mermaid Braid with Flower Hairstyle

Mermaid braids have the advantage of bringing super volume and extra texture by simply arranging the hair strands in such a way that the shape is amplified and adding a delicate flower will make your hair perfect on your wedding day!

III. Bridal Hairstyles with Bun Updos

Surprise your groom with these outstanding bun updos!

47. Low Bun with Airy Texture Styled with Swarovski Crystals

Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication and this low bun with airy texture was embellished with small shiny Swarovski crystals to ensure a precious look on your wedding! Mesmerizing details!

48. Soft Messy Bun with a Fishtail Hairstyle

The more intricate, the better! This hairstyle has a twisted shape with a falling strand that amplifies the volume and a fishtail braid with natural flowers mixed in between! Sweet!

49. High Bun with Falling Strands Hairstyle

This sleek, super neatly combed, and polished hairstyle has a small high bun that creates an elegant shape for your head and super long side wings that were curled to look wavy and soft around your head.

50. Low Bun with Falling Strands Hairstyle

Before starting to form the small coil at the base of your nape, tease the crown hair really well and spray it so as to amplify the volume and leave the small strands to fall around your face after curling them also.

51. Bridal Updo with Messy Strands Hairstyle

This relaxed bridal updo has a teased crown with randomly combed messy strands all brought together at the base of the nape in a twisted bun secured with a small delicate flower pin.

52. Messy Low Bun with Flower Band

This amazing look that reminds us of summer parties thanks to the colorful small bouquet of flowers placed above the low messy bun is a cool option for bridal hairstyles as well!

53. High Messy Bun with Falling Strands

This impressive massive bun with coiled strands and slightly curled locks that fall around the sides creating the visual effect of a cascade is the ultimate bridal look you can expect if you have long rich blonde hair!

54. Sleek Classic Bridal Bun Hairstyle

This classic hairstyle with a very polished bun and sleek strands that are very visible although they are neatly brought together with a fine comb is made to look festive with a single flower pin which makes it super stylish!

55. Summer-Inspired Hairstyle with Falling Strands

A cool suggestion for a garden party after your wedding ceremony is this summer-inspired bridal hairstyle with a great volume and a combination of blue and violet flowers with chamomile and thistle added as well!

56. Greek Inspired Updo With Long Strands

Among popular bridal hairstyles, there will always be Greek-inspired ones! This twisted messy bun with falling curls and golden hairpins makes a cool look for your wedding day!

57. Ashy Twisted Bun Hairstyle with Flower Arrangement

This intricate updo is made special thanks to the unique flower arrangement that brings the softness of the rose and the rough texture of the thistle together in one ensemble! Splendid!

IV. Short Bridal Hairstyles

Wear your short hair fabulously with these short bridal hairstyles.

58. Dark Pixie Cut with Hair Piece

This dark razor Pixie cut will emphasize your strong make-up and bright lipstick while the elastic headband with shiny beads will add light to your bridal hairstyle!

59. Curly Pixie Cut with Head Piece

This short Pixie cut is long enough to allow the creation of soft curls with a soft side part and pointy sideburns and a shiny white headband that makes the whole ensemble a festive one!

60. Straight Razor Pixie Cut with Head Piece

This impressive hairstyle reminding us of Audrey Hepburn’s unique appearances has a simple pearl headband with an asymmetric fringe and short strands that frame the face beautifully!

61. Pixie Cut with Head Piece Bridal Hairstyle

A short taper cut will allow your facial features and makeup to become the center of attention on your special day and adding a headband with pearls and beads of different sizes will ensure a feminine touch!

62. Short TWA With Pearl Vine Headband

Small shiny coils of dark hair cut in the shortest TWA will make the best canvas for a pearl vine that you can wear instead of a headband on your forehead for a majestic look!

63. Short Slick Back Wedding Hairstyle

A masculine haircut with blunt cut strands that are swept on the back amplifying the top volume and shaved sideburns will create the perfect contrast with a feminine, lacey bride gown.

64. Ashy Blonde Balayage With Head Accessory

A short feathered haircut with dark and blonde hair strands and side-swept fringe can bring a whole new aspect to your bridal hairstyle and a simple lace flower hairpin will instantly turn it into a feminine look!

65. Curly Taper With Hair Accessory

Soft carefully defined curls swept on the back and a simple side part will accentuate your facial features and bring the jewelry and white shiny head accessory in sight.

66. Short Hairstyle with Razor Design

Super short faded hairstyles are all available bridal hairstyles if combined with massive statement jewelry such as this short taper with neatly combed top and a straight razor design.

67. Ultra-short Fade with Headpiece

For this unique bridal hairstyle, all you need is an elegant fine headpiece to be placed over the bleached blonde hair strands and a cool razor design with your favorite message.

68. Short Hairstyle with Massive Feathered Crown

Another chic, original way of wearing short hair on your Big Wedding Day is to look for a massive headpiece that will express your style and personality such as this cool feathered headpiece with leaves and colorful flowers.

69. Short Hairstyle with Pearl Headpiece

A simple plain short haircut will instantly become more beautiful if you add a thin headpiece with big pearls that attract the light to your face and make a cool match with the white earrings.

70. Short Amped Up Style with Hair Piece

To increase the height of your hair you can tease and spray your front strand towards the back and apply a simple flower-shaped hairpin at the front and you are ready to say “Yes”!

71. Short Pixie Cut Wedding Hairstyle with Razor Design

Short trimmed sides with a zig-zag-shaped razor design and a curly taper at the top with an intricate flower vine applied on the side and tear-shaped earrings will create a splendid bridal hairstyle for your hair!

72. Short Undercut Bridal Hairstyle with Crown

A zero faded side and a full shaggy, slightly wavy side that creates a big voluminous crown area can be greatly enhanced with a beautiful precious white headband applied at the crown area.

73. Red Pixie Cut with Headpiece

For those with white skin and red hair, applying a simple hairband with fine small shiny stars is all it takes for a cool bridal hairstyle ready in under 20 minutes!

74. Short Wedding Hairstyles with Flowers

A medium bob haircut can be turned into a beautiful feminine hairstyle with a couple of soft curled waves fixated with bobby pins and flowers applied at the back for a romantic touch!

75. Classic Pixie Cut with Flower Accessory

Short hair usually means you get all the thrills without all the fuss involved in arranging a flawless hairstyle for the wedding! With a high-resistance fixating spray and a simple hairpin, you can instantly turn into an elegant bride!

76. Curly Short Hair with Headpiece

While parting the hair in two parts, this hairstyle has soft wavy curls that bring volume to the hairstyle and a crystal hair comb with delicate pearls that keeps the strands from falling. Sweet!

77. Short Pixie with Flower Band

This hairstyle is all about the raw, natural looks of your short blonde hair with delicate strands that frame the forehead and the surreal headband with very delicate flowers and white leaves that match the bouquet!

78. Wavy Bob With Hair Piece

A modern bride can sport any length and any shape of her hair such as this slightly wavy bob haircut that reveals the neck and collarbone, fixated with a delicate hair piece with golden strings and white shiny flowers as an accessory!

V. Special Bridal Hairstyles

These special hairstyles are perfect for you, the special bride of the day. Look like a goddess with these styles.

79. Textured Undone Ponytail with Falling Strands

If you want to keep it natural on your wedding day, then this undone ponytail with carefully twisted strands at the back can be the perfect option!

80. Messy Braid with Flower Crown

This look is so sweet and innocent looking thanks to the delicate flower arrangement that covers the messy braid and at the same time increases the volume of the crown.

81. Twisted Ponytail Hairstyle with Stars

This rather rare twisted ponytail is actually an undone bun with many shiny star-shaped hairpins that will amplify the brightness of the blonde highlights!

82. Thick Romantic Braided Hairstyle with Floral Crown

This is a reversed pull-through braid with messy styling and a floral crown applied to keep the whole ensemble in place while you dance and greet the wedding guests.

83. Fabulous Updo with Big Pearl Pins

A cool bridal hairstyle sometimes requires a talented hairstylist that will follow the natural flow of your hair and bring it into a dynamic updo that is fixated using bobbins and a couple of decorative pearls.

84. Wavy Shiny Ponytail with Head Piece

A simple hairstyle with a medium-long shiny ponytail can be turned into an extraordinary bridal look with the right hair accessories and a glittering hair spray that will catch all the light in the ballroom.

85. Classic Dark Chignon

This perfectly neat, round-shaped dark chignon is one of the classic bridal hairstyles out there that you can recreate for an elegant wedding setup with classic accents.

86. Wavy Messy Side-swept with Headband

For a cool carefree hairstyle that will hold throughout the ceremony and the party as well, opting for a topsy-turvy wavy hairstyle with side-swept curls is a fantastic choice! All you need is to add a shiny headband right above the forehead for a cool look!

87. Long Intricate With Ponytail

A long, healthy red hair deserves a hairstyle that will accentuate the beautiful texture and length of your locks such as this half ponytail with wavy strands executed with a large barrel and an extra long flower vine added in between.

88. Afro Hair with Flower Accessory

A medium-long Afro hairstyle can gain volume and shape with a couple of flower accessories strategically placed on one side of the head to balance the massive volume of the curls.

89. Textured Ponytail with Unique Details

The ultra-basic, super common, everyday ponytail can be turned into a magnificent bridal hairstyle with this cool texturizing technique and adding an interesting puffy hair accessory for a bit of contrast!

90. Bubble Ponytail With Diamond Vine

Long hair will always look stunning but adding a diamond vine that will section the whole bubble ponytail will make your appearance a royal one!

91. Knotted Ponytail with Messy Strand

Sometimes the best accessory for your ponytail is a couple of strands that are knotted to fixate the updo and increase the volume of your bridal hairstyle!

92. Messy Braid with Hair Accessories

Keeping a playful appearance in your messy braid with brown highlights can be achieved with a couple of colorful unique hair accessories that will also help you keep the tradition of wearing “something borrowed, something blue” on the big day.

93. Long Red Hair with Crown

The mermaid braid is one of the most suited hairstyles for those brides with cinnamon-red long hair since it will create a beautifully textured look that makes a cool contrast with a green natural crown made with olive twigs!

94. Curly Side Swept Hairdo

A cool twist for a classic side-swept hairdo can be achieved by curling the whole hair and fixating it on one side of the head while leaving the other side completely free of any strand to expose the face.

95. Full Mermaid with Accessory

A two-colored look can turn into a beautiful bridal hairstyle by braiding a very loose mermaid braid with a side fishtail added and a piece of massive hair jewelry on a side for extra-sparkle.

96. Messy Falling with Hair Piece

A cascade of blonde curls that are fixated at the top with twisted strands and hidden bobbins and a stunning hair comb with diamonds will make your presence really stand out!

97. Medium Wavy Long with Tiara

Simple is sometimes best even when it comes to bridal hairstyles! This classic look with perfect waves that frame your face while creating a soft feathered look for your hair and a soft side part completed with a delicate tiara with sparkling diamonds will make you the queen of the party!

98. Dragon Braid with Low Bun Hairstyle

A mix of textures will greatly amplify your unique hair color and you can add a golden rose vine with white and pale-pink flowers to obtain a romantic bridal hairstyle! The top locks are braided into a Dragon braid that ends with a low bun.

99. Messy Pull-through Hairstyle

This messy blonde pull-through braid stands to prove that any hairstyle can be turned into a successful bridal hairstyle with patience and the right hair accessories.

100. Messy Braid with Flower Crown Hair

This bridal hairstyle is perfect for a garden party and will make you look like a forest fairy that can pull any type of messy braid!

101. Big Voluminous Wavy Ponytail

This surreal look has a very soft, smoke-like texture thanks to the special teasing technique used to create a voluminous wavy ponytail and the added silver string enhances the preciousness of the whole ensemble! Amazing bridal hairstyles can sometimes be the only jewelry to wear with your gown!


Bridal hairstyles can be adapted to any type of texture or length! Short, medium, or long hair, curly or straight, can all be styled into super elegant and sophisticated updos. Simple bridal hairstyles are being more and more popular and this list shows what most of them have in common: stunning headpieces and amazing flower accessories!