When it comes to bridal hairstyles, most brides prefer wearing their hair up in a bun. And why won’t they? It’s quite a hassle—with all the heavy jewellery and the embellished pallu on their heads, buns seem like the most convenient, fuss-free option. But, if you’re a bride-to-be and would prefer wearing your hair down, don’t freak out. It’s totally possible and the hairstyles look gorgeous too. Scroll down for some inspo…

side swept middle parted open hairdo

We absolutely love this side-swept middle parted open hairdo with beachy waves going into soft curls. Opt for this hairdo if you have thin hair for some drama—exactly what a bride’s hairstyle should have!

Open hair for your wedding

Open hair just makes accessories like maang tika and nath look 10 times better! Want proof? This stunning open hairstyle that’s perfect when you want to embrace wavy hair for your wedding!

crown braid styles

While waves dominate most of the wedding hairstyles, there’s something for girls with straight hair too. And no, it doesn’t look basic at all (if that’s what you worry about). Play around with crown braid styles to add some drama to the hair.

boho chic wedding hairstyle

When you leave your hair open, there’s so much that you can do with it in terms of styling—we love these voluminous, flowy tresses that are decorated with flowers for a boho-chic wedding hairstyle. Gorgeous!

Middle parted hair with poufs

Middle-parted hair with poufs on the either sides works stunningly well too. If you’re pinning a dupatta, it can cause your open hair to flatten. Prevent this by gathering your hair on the either sides of your shoulders and volumize it well.

crown section of your wedding hairstyle

Speaking of volume—nothing works better than a statement-making pouf on the crown section of your wedding hairstyle. Especially if you have a petite frame and a small forehead, go for the largest bump-it that you find and volumize the life out of those locks!

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