A bridesmaid has a lot on her plate, and if you are going to be one soon, you know what your days will be like till the moment you send off your BFF. From throwing a wild and fun bachelorette for your girl to making sure everything is on time and perfect AF, you will be on your toes getting things done. Well, while you do that, you shouldn’t forget that you have to look stunning during the wedding as well. You have to keep your outfit, makeup and hairstyle all sorted out well in advance so there are no slip ups at the eleventh hour.

Given all of the things you are taking care of and are hella busy, we took care of some things for you. Since picking a perfect hairdo for the wedding can be tricky and take up a lot of your time, we rounded up a bunch of best and different bridesmaid hairstyles so you don’t have to. From a classic up do to delicate braided hairstyles, here are 6 gorgeous bridesmaid hairstyles that you can pick from to wear on your BFF’s or sister’s big day and look just as gorgeous. Take a look...


A fancy up do

A fancy up do

What goes best with a saree and is a totally fuss-free hairdo? That’s right, a bun! An elegant up do is the best traditional hairstyle that you can team with your Indian outfit for a wedding. It is chic and classy and pulls your hair away from your face and brings out your features. You can rock this fancy AF bun with embellished stone pins and face framing flicks and look gorgeous as ever. Here is how you get the look:

Step 1: Use a wide toothed comb and brush your hair to the back.

Step 2: Leaving a section from the left side at the back of the ear, make a ponytail for yourself and secure it with a hair tie.

Step 3: Wrap the ponytail into a bun and secure with U-pins.

Step 4: Spray some hairspray on the left out section and overlap its strands loosely over the bun. Pin with bobby pins.

Step 5: Pull hair from the crown to make it voluminous and some hair strands from the front for the flicks. 

 Step 6: Place decorative bun pins and spray hairspray to keep the hairdo in place.


Pinned half up half down

Pinned half up half down

This bridesmaid hairstyle seems something straight out of a fairy tale. A waterfall braided front, romantic curls and pretty white flowers to tie the whole look together, what’s not to love? If you love a half up half down hairstyle, this one is perfect for you. Try this look and we are sure it will fetch you a bunch of compliments. To get this beautiful hairstyle, follow these steps:

Step 1: Brush your hair and create a side parting.

Step 2: Take a section from the front of the bigger side and make a waterfall braid close to the hairline, bringing it to the back of the head.

Step 3: Make a regular three-strand braid on the other side and bring it to the back too but don’t pin just yet.

Step 4: Take small sections from the crown and overlap and pin them over each other a couple of times to create a similar look. 

Step 5: Cross and pin both the braids together at the middle of your head where the pinned up section ends.  

 Step 6: Put tiny white flowers or floral pins on the braid and style rest of your hair in soft curls.


Boho crown braid

Boho crown braid

If you are looking for a boho chic hairdo that’s pretty and cute, look no more. Take a look at this vintage crown braid. If you are attending a beach wedding, then this is a perfect fit. This bridesmaid hairstyle is trendy and casual and perfect for a summer wedding or day wedding. Work this bohemian crown braid with the help of these steps:

Step 1: Begin by styling your hair in beach curls to give it a boho effect.

Step 2: Divide a section from near your left ear into three and Dutch braid it by adding hair strands as you go.

Step 3: Braid the hair along your hairline and bring it all the way to the other (right) side.

Step 4: Once you reach the back of the right side, pin the braid using bobby pins.

Step 5: Pull out some hair strands from the front and add little pearl pins randomly on the braid to beautify and glam it up. 


Detailed ponytail

Detailed ponytail

A ponytail is not just for your gym and work and here’s proof. Ponytails look just as glamorous for a wedding as any other hairstyle. Just add some detailing like a braid and front puff and there, you have a stunning wedding hairstyle like this one. It is super manageable as it won’t budge and looks absolutely lovely. Let us help you spice up your ponytail and turn it into this chic bridesmaid hairstyle:

Step 1: Start by spraying texturizing spray to your hair to add volume and create a wavy texture.

Step 2: Next, take the front section of your hair and make a puff by twisting and pushing to the front. Secure it with bobby pins.

Step 3: Leaving a small section from both sides for flicks, braid the side sections, adding hair strands as you go towards the back. Secure with pins once you reach the back of your head.

Step 4: Pull all of your hair into a mid-high ponytail and add a hair tie. Wrap a hair strand from the ponytail around the hair tie.  

Step 5: Finish the look by styling your ponytail hair in soft waves.   


Twisted side wisps

Twisted side wisps

If you are a girl who is not big on bulky and intricate hairdos like braids and buns, we found a gorgeous bridesmaid hairstyle for you too. This twisted side swept hairstyle is as pretty as it is easy and effortless. Plus, it won’t take much of your time or a ton of hair products to work it up. All you need is a bunch of bobby pins and some pro twisting skills. Master this look with these simple steps:

Step 1: Straighten your hair for a sleek look and create a side parting.

Step 2: Divide the smaller side into three sections.

Step 3: Twist the section till the end and pin it on the back of your hair with bobby pins.

Step 4: Repeat the same with other two sections and pin them at back with the precious section. 

Step 5: Finish the look by spritzing hair spray to hold the twisted sections in place and lend some shine.  


Rose bun

Rose bun

This dainty half bun is oh-so beautiful and the green gemstone pins are making it even more flattering. This braided bun might look complicated and a bit tricky to pull off on your own, but let us tell you the good news—it isn’t. It is pretty easy and effortless but will sure make you the hair crush of everyone at the wedding. Ace this bridesmaid hairstyle by following these steps:

Step 1: Brush your hair and create a centre parting.

Step 2: Braid the side sections from above the ear individually and pull them in a half ponytail at the back.

Step 3: Braid the ponytail too into a three strand braid like you usually do and add a clear hair tie.

Step 4: Wrap the braid in a coil to make a bun. Make sure the rounds of coil don’t overlap so the bun is flat and big.

Step 5: Secure the rose bun in the centre where the ponytail hair tie was with bobby pins.

Step 6: Place beautiful gemstone pins on the top of the bun and curl the rest of hair to finish the look.     

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