Hairstyles

25 Top Wedding Hairstyles For Long Hair

A good hair-do on the wedding day is the dream of every bride, bridesmaid or guest. Most brides want to grace their special day with long hair. For that they have the tedious job of choosing from a long list of wedding hairstyles for long hair. There are so many hairstyles for brides with long hair to choose from that it often becomes difficult to pick one. Short hair are trending in weddings as well, but hairdos with long hair are always in fashion.

25. Cascading Curls

Cascading Curls

Cascading Curls are increasing in trend over the past couple of years and is one of the most popular curly hairstyles now days. With one side of the head showing the majority of the full length of hair in a curly fashion, the rest of the hair are pinned onto the back of the head the side where the hair are falling down. This side-swept hair styles allows a woman to show off her full length of the hair and the curls. Creamy Pomade is the product you would want to go for in order to achieve this style. This hair style is recommended for women with medium to thick hair as there should be a thick layer of puffy hair on top of the head to truly pull of this hair style. This is certainly one of the most elegant wedding hairstyles for long hair.

This hairstyle goes along beautifully with any face shape, but if facial features are square then keep fringes of curls falling down from the front or side of your head onto the face. This hairstyle goes better with longer and thicker hair. However, in case fitting the bill is not an option use extensions.

How to style:

  • Start at the top of your head using your fingertips to create a side parting having a handful of strands on one side and some tresses on the other.
  • Choose long narrow portions of hair from the part having the strands.
  • Start curling. Hold the curler like a wand facing either the ceiling or the floor and wrap a section of the bulk around it. Hold it in place and let it loose within half a second.
  • Apply the same technique to the remaining partition.
  • Once the curls cool, use a wide toothed brush to create luxurious, full curls.
  • Make sure you wrap the front tresses away from your face.

Recommended face:

  • Oval, heart shaped faces are ideally recommended for this hair style. All face shapes on the other hand would carry the look well.
  • Women possessing square faces with angular jawlines, here’s a tip: angle your fringes from front or side of the face to soften the edges.
  • If you’re blessed with long, thick hair, you’re in luck! It works with that too.

Recommended Products:

  • Moroccanoil Intense Curl Cream by Morrocanoil keeps your curls looking their best! Doesn’t leave them crunchy.
  • Living Proof No Frizz Styling Cream by Sephora leaves your hair frizz free.
  • Redken Ringlet 07 by Redken gives hair a lustrous shine and a bounce.
  • TRESemme Flawless Curl Jelly by TRESemme gives volume and bounce with long lasting curls.

24. Sleek Updo

sleek-updo

One of the most appealing hairstyles for brides with long hair is all about being classy; soft swept aside hair on the top of the face with a side parting. There is a small puff at the top, but the hair is pinned to the middle of the back of the head. Always remember that when opting for a long hair wedding styles, bring some shine to the hair. It will present a polished look that enhances the sleek affect beautifully. This hair style is recommended for women with natural shiny hair. It doesn’t really matter whether the length of their hair is long or short. It looks spectacular on an oval face as the hair is pulled away from the face to the side. In case the facial structure is more round add some extra hair on the top and in case the face is more long as some extra to the sides.

Although this hairstyle is all about the top of the head, remember to add an elegant wave in front. Otherwise, this look gets a bit mundane.

How to style:

  • Separate your side bangs and clip them up on a side.
  • Take the rest of your hair; tie them up in a neat ponytail at your nape. Fold them inwards from each side of the circumference of the ponytail leaving some strands to give it a messy run away look.
  • Fluff it up so that it gets a bit voluminous.
  • If you have thin hair, tease before fixing it in place by bobby pins.
  • Spray a little hairspray to keep it in place.
  • Straighten out your bangs and flaunt your gorgeous updo!

Recommended Face:

  • Enhances the beauty of an oval face. It works well with round, cheeky faces.
  • Medium length lustrous, shiny hairs are ideal for the updo but short bobs do equal justice.

Recommended Products:

  • Paul Mitchell Flexible Style Slick Works Gel, gives you a glossy texture with enough control to keep the style in place.
  • Frederic Fekkai Coiff Styling Gel keeps your locks on lock without letting them dry out or making them feeling sticky and heavy.
  • Carol’s Daughter Kizzi maintains moisture without the waxy texture.

23.Vintage Curls

Vintage Curls

Vintage Curls is among one of the most glamorous bridal hairstyles for long hair. The curls bring an interesting twist to the whole bridal look. Curls, the size of fingers, are softly brushed aside with a hint of a side parting. It really brings forth a timeless look. The Kendra 25 hairspray is the key to this hairstyle. The hair should be brushable even after the application of the hairspray which is why the Kendra 25 is chosen. Hair that can hold curls are preferred for this look. For example, if the hair is straight as an arrow then they will limply lay on the sides after brushing.

There should be a small lifted crown at the front, but in an unflattering way. Women with a big forehead should try to improvise with a peak and those with a small forehead should leave some bang outs. It is advisable to use boar bristle brush and use loads of volume to make those vintage curls bounce.

How to Style:

  • Shampoo and condition lightly as a heavy conditioner might weigh your curls down.
  • Apply mousse to your hair working on the roots first then towards the ends. Brush thoroughly for easy spread of the mousse in your hair.
  • Start at the top and work your way down with the curling iron. Make sure the top and the middle gets enough heat as the ends so they don’t fall flat.
  • Let the curl cool.
  • Brush out the curl till a pattern wave is formed.
  • Create a side part on whichever side you keep your hair.
  • Wear makeup, let your hair cool and brush them out till you get the desired vintage curls.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Oval, round, angular faces take the look to the next level.

Recommended products:

  • Eden BodyworksCoconut Shea Curl Defining Crème defines and separates curls and waves.
  • Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Smoothing Lotion is a keep in conditioner that helps smooth your hair out.
  • Kenra 25 Hairspray gives an all day hold and incredible shine.

22. Half Up

Half Up

After soft curling up the hair at the back of the head and pinning them halfway up in a barrel shape, leave some behind falling down loftily. Sweep the side away from the face and leave a small puff at the back. That is the half up hair style. It is recommended to use volume on the sides and the hair that were left falling down. The usage of volume will provide a better view from the side and the front.

Half Up is one of the wedding updos for long hairstyles that is recommended for women with thick hair. Density is also important to maintain this hairdo. If the hair is too heavy then it will be difficult to hold up the barrel at the back and sides will be swinging. This style best compliments a square face, but heart-shaped faces can pull it off elegantly as well. Bobby pins are a good way of keeping the barrel locked.

How to style:

  • Separate the hair at your crown area.
  • Use a fine-tooth comb; tease the hair towards your scalp.
  • Use the wide-tooth end of the comb and smooth the hair to cover the teased hair.
  • Secure the top section of hair at your crown with a few bobby pins.
  • Take a section of hair in front of the ear and twist it towards the back.
  • Position the twist on the top of previously inserted pins in order to cover them up. Insert bobby pins into the twist to secure it. Repeat the same process on the other side. Keep on doing this till the length of your hair is styled.
  • Add up a few flowers or hair accessories to glam up the hairdo.
  • Finish with the use of hair spray. 

Recommended Face Type:

  • This hairdo works with all the shape types. Looks gorgeous on oval, rounded and heart shaped faces. 

Recommended Products:

  • Karen’s Body Beautiful Hair Blossom Moisture Mist to keep the hairdo in place.

21. Twisted Chignon

Twisted Chignon

The twisted chignon begins with a braid that starts from the front and twisting slightly towards one side till reaches the back of the head. It ends at back of one side of the head where a low chignon is positioned. Apply Unite 7 Seconds Leave-in Conditioner before doing the twist braid. This will loosen up the hair since it is impossible to pull this off on tangled hair. Moreover, this hairstyle works best with hair that are more willing to hold together and hair with little or layers at all. The more the layers of hair, the more disruption will follow in the braid.

In all hairstyles for brides with long hair, this one works best on hair with little to no layers. Too many layers will disrupt the flow of the twist braid. It usually work best on oval faces but round faces are welcome. Just remember that volume is the key to pulling this one off. Get some volume on those curls and any facial structure can pull this one off. A quick to twist braid is to backcomb the hair holding the hair lightly in the hand whilst braiding.

How to style it:

  • Part your hair in the middle and smooth the partition behind your ear then gather it at the back of your nape.
  • Twist your hair till the end and coil it counter clockwise.
  • Twist it in a bun keeping it in place by the help of an index finger.
  • Lock it in by bobby pins and loosen it from the ends to give a voluminous effect.
  • Add a bit of volume to your crown by lifting it with the tail comb.
  • Spray it up to finish the look.

Recommended Face type:

  • Ladies if you treasure oval and heart shaped faces, you are in luck. This hairstyle looks the best on your faces.
  • People with angular, edgy jaw lines, sorry but this isn’t the one for you.

Recommended Product:

  •  Shu Uemura Art of Hair Sheer Lacquer Finishing Spray is your buddy this time.

Quick link = Layered haircuts

20. Braided Updo

Braided Updo for Long Hair

This is a timeless classic. It is a braid that starts across the top of the back and then flows elegantly sideways. It looks better if the woman has long and thick hair since the braid needs to be woven tightly. It fits almost all faces, but in case the hair is thin don’t bother going for the braided updo.

How to style it:

  • Part your hair in the mid-line, dividing your hair into two sections.
  • Make traditional braids on each side end it by tying an elastic band to it.
  • Now flip the braids up on your head going towards the opposite side.
  • Secure the braids by bobby pins.
  • Let loose some tendrils lining the outskirts of your face.
  • Finish it up by hair spray.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Oval, heart shaped, angular faced ladies, here’s your queue.
  • Highly discouraged for round, cheeky faces.

Recommended Hair Product:

  • Oribe Dry Texture Spray for extra texture.

19. Side Ponytail

Side Ponytail-wedding-hairstyle

The side ponytail is the hottest trend in town for brides. It looks posh, super-complicated, yet elegant and easy to manage. The hair are first curled and then pinned. An end with curls is made on the low side of the head. Curls are supposed to be pinned and resting on top of the head. Leave the rest of the hair falling onto one side in curls. Long hair is best for this hairstyle, which is why extensions help. When it comes to wedding hairstyles for long hair this is considered to be a top pick.

How to style it:

  • Tease your hair at the crown to get some volume at your roots.
  • Comb it back a little to smooth the hair out.
  • Pull your hair into a side ponytail. To give it a neat look, take a piece of the hair at the bottom of the ponytail to wrap it around and pin it to give a sleek, classier and a more defined look.

Recommended Face Type:

  • A high ponytail either placed on a side or at the crown looks classy on all face types.
  • Combine it with bangs and fringes; they’ll be the perfect hairdo for going at dinners or to an educational institute.

Recommended Product:

  • Sally Hershberger Texture Blast is suggested to give a fine textured look.

18. Soft Curly Updo

Soft Curly Updo

Soft Curly Updo is an excellent choice for wedding hairstyles for long hair. It is simple and easy to do, yet it looks fabulous on the head of any bride. First the hair is curled up tightly. Then they are brushed lightly to give the hair on top of the head a puffy look. The curls made at the back of the head are loosely pinned to the nape. Thick and heavy haired women will find it hard to pull this one off.

How to do it:

  • Start with dry hair. Spray hairspray all over the hair keeping it at a 10 inch distance when applying. Brush thoroughly for an even spread through the hair.
  • Curl the entire head, securing each curl with a clip keeping the curls away from the face at the top of the head.
  • As the curls cool, apply a finishing gloss over your hair raking them as you comb through your fingers.
  • To begin styling, section your hair into two sections. The upper part belonging to the crown and the lower part making up the remaining bulk.
  • Now tie the upper section by an elastic band into a ponytail.
  • Divide the ponytail in two sections tying them in small soft knots and locking them by pins.
  • Continue this till the back of the head by taking sections of hair, tying them in simple knots, twisting and pinning the curls in a dispersed manner.
  • Change the length of the curls by twisting different amounts of hair.
  • Finish the look by spraying loose hair in place.

Recommended face type:

  • Round faced, cheeky chubby women, this hairstyle will look the best on you. Giving your face some angles you can flaunt in front of the world.

Recommended Product:

  • Firmata Firm Hold Hairspray by Aveda for preparing the hair for the updo.
  • Brilliant Emollient Finishing Gloss by Aveda to keep the curls firm and in place.
  • Air Control Hairspray by Aveda for a soft, pliable hold to the curls once you have finished.

17. Waterfall Twist

Waterfall Twist

The waterfall twist is considered to be a hippy look, but once in a wedding every bridesmaid wants this to be her hairstyle. The hair are left open and hanging at the end in waves all around the head, but before that a braid from either side of the head ties up in the middle of the backside of the head. Waves are what bring out the elegance in this style; therefore straight haired women should probably look for some other hairstyle.

How to Style it:

  • Start near your hairline by picking up three strands of hair, as if making a French braid.
  • Cross the strand closest to the top of your head over to the middle section followed by crossing the bottom section over the new middle section.
  • Now cross the new top section over the new middle section and then the bottom section over the middle.
  • Drop the middle strand so that it blends in with the rest of the hair.
  • Choose another strand of about the same size from near the previous strand. This then becomes your new top section. Cross it over in the middle to continue braiding.
  • Now cross the bottom strand of the hair over the new section and repeat steps all the way around your head.
  • When you reach to your opposite ear, make a normal three-strand braid for about an inch.
  • Fasten the braid behind your ear with a bobby pin.
  • To add a dramatic effect, curl the strands.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Doll faced, heart shaped and oval faced ladies, here’s your queue. You can carry this look to a simple event like going to school or at grand functions like Weddings.

Recommended Products:

  • Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker for defined, shiny, manageable curls.
  • Shu Uemura Art of Hair Sheer Lacquer Finishing Spray is recommended for the finishing touches.

16. Vintage Updo

Vintage Updo wedding hair

There are many kinds of vintage updos, but the most common one is curl and twist. After parting the hair from one side of the head curls are made on the opposite side of the head where the parting is made. A sleek bun is made at the back of the head before bringing the curls to one side of the head. This wedding hairstyle for long hair looks best on oval and heat-shaped faces.

How to Style:

  • Prepare the hair by blow drying and create a deep side partition.
  • Use a curling iron to do the hair present on the sides of the face.
  • Let the curls cool for 5 to 10 min depending on the thickness of the hair.
  • Take the pins out from the curls and brush individual sections. Brush all the hair and shake them forward.
  • Add volume by back combing in the under sections of the hair.
  • Use hair spray to give a finishing effect.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Oral, diamond shaped, angular faces take this look to the next level.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • L’Oreal Professional Techni.ART PLI for preparing the hair before styling.
  • L’Oreal Professional Techni.ART AIR FIX for adding hold after styling.
  • Finishing up the look with L’Oreal Professional Techni.ART BEACH WAVE for giving more texture and hold.

15. Goddess Braid

goddess-braid

This truly will bring mesmerizing beauty to the lady who decides to grace it. It is complicated and tedious, but the end result is totally worth it. It is truly a masterpiece when it comes to wedding updos for long hair. Start by softly curling the hair and then pick out two ponytail sections from either side of the head and cross them in diagonal partings. Place a cushion at the back of the head and now use the hair left from the two ponytails to cover the cushion by pulling the hair backwards tightly. Crisscross two braids from either side of the head over the bun to keep it securely in place. Remember to use setting in hair spray at the end.

How to Style:

  • Start by washing and deep conditioning your hair. Once done, using a tail comb to smooth out the tangles starting from roots to the tips.
  • Dry your curls out by the hair dryer.
  • Brush the hair once more to ensure there are no tangles in your hair and start braiding.
  • You’ll be using extensions for braiding them.
  • Clip the extensions and section the hair into 3 strands. Gently tug small strands for braiding. The braiding strand should be at least two to three inches wide.
  • Section the crown first for braiding, proceeding with sides later.
  • As you braid, apply oil or hair cream to give more of a moist look.
  • Once done with braiding secure them with elastic bands

Recommended Face Type:

  • Best for all hair types, not recommended for chubby, round faces though.

Recommended Hair Product:

  • L’Oreal Paris EverSleek, Super Sleek Intense Serum for frizz control.
  • L’Oreal Paris Studio Smoothness Smoothing Cream for grease control. Ideal for rebellious hair.

Quick link = Black hairstyles

14. Princess Style

princess-style

Hands of a true artist are needed to conjure the princess style. It requires precision as well as equilibrium. The triangular crown-shaped braid at the front of the head and the braided bun at the back of the head need dexterous hands. The end result instantly brings a royal feel. Clearly it is the most royal pick from the list of wedding hairstyles for long hair.

How to Style it:

  • Brush your hair and texturize them by sea salt spray.
  • With a rubber band, place it on your head like a crown.
  • From your temples, start wrapping your hair around the headband and tuck it in.
  • Keep wrapping it up till you reach to the other side of your temple.
  • Smooth out left over hair with hairspray and bobby pins if needed.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Rectangular faced girls, sorry but this isn’t the look for you. Oval, round shaped faces, this look is owned by us, styled by us and made only by us!

Recommended Hair Products:

  • L’Oreal Paris Studio Perfect Fix Ultra Fine Spray by L’Oreal is the finishing hairspray to be used here. It is non sticky, frizz free and humidity protectant.

13. Retro Bouffant

retro-bouffant

The retro bouffant is a textbook example of being chic. Despite it being the true definition of elegant and fabulous the retro bouffant is easy to pull off. Split the top of the head in two parts and make a pony with one and leave it hanging over the nape. Now create a small ponytail at the base of the head and pass the pony tail through it making it inverted. Now create chignon by backcombing the hair upwards. Let the rest of the hair on top of the head now fall down on to one side in a wave. Loosely pull back the hair to the bun and done.

How to Style:

  • Brush your hair till no tangles remain your hair.
  • Part your hair in two sections. One at the crown and the other at the nape.
  • Tease your hair towards the crown to create volume. Spray some mouse to make them stiff and firm for prolonged stay.
  • Gather the other section in a ponytail at your nape.
  • Make a bun and twist it, keeping it in position with your fingers.
  • Lock it up with bobby pins and loosen it a bit to give a messy voluptuous hairdo.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Oval, heart shaped face, add this to your list as well.

Recommended Product:

  • Shu Uemura of Hair Sheer Lacquer Finishing Spray to be used in the end for neatness.
  • TRESemme Extra Firm Control Mousse by TRESemme to make hair stiff and firm for a prolonged period.

 

12. Simple Top Knot

simple-top-knot

This masterpiece is perfect for all formal occasions. It needs to begin while the hair is still wet. Use mousse to style into a high ponytail. Now set the ponytail on heated rollers until completely cool. Now use the pony tail to wrap up the base. Take out some padding, put it between the tail and role it down with hair so as to cover the whole thing. This is the simplest bridal hairstyles for long hair but probably one of the hottest picks in wedding hairstyles for long hair.

How to Style:

  • Comb your hair making it tangle free.
  • Grab the base of the ponytail; gather it in a bun to a place where you want it to be.It looks beautiful at the top of the head.
  • Wrap an elastic band around your hair once to secure the hair in a ponytail.
  • Wrap a ponytail over your hair to create a loop bun, tossing your hair around the ponytail holder. Keep it in place with bobby pins.
  • It’s upto you to create a messy bun or a neatly styled bun for the wedding at the beach.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Angular faces, this is the look hairstylists have created for you. Rest of the faces would look the best in it as well.

Recommended Product:

  •  Coy Hair Products Finish Hairspray by Coy provides control and structure to the hair after styling.
  • Coy Hair Products Lift Thickening Spray by Coy to pump up the volume of the hair for the bun to give a fuller, voluminous effect.

11. Swirling Flower Updo

swirling-flower-updo

The swirling flower updo enlightens the face, which is why brides are going for this style nowadays. Begin by splitting head hair into two parts. Create a parting on either side of the head and pull back the rest of the hair. Tie a bun at the back and create a flower with at least six petals by taking out small wisps of hair. Now use the hair left hanging on each side to secure the flowery bun.

How to Style:

  • Brush and divide the hair into three sections. Two sections parted at the ear and tied with a clip and the central section secured in a pony.
  • Mist the hair with hair spray brushing it downward.
  • Now make a braid on both sections located at the temples.
  • Spin them around the bun clockwise and anticlockwise to create a flower appearance around the bun.
  • Secure the bun by bobby pins and voila! You’re done.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Suitable for all faces except the rectangular shape.

Recommended Hair Products:

  •  L’Oreal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control as a strong hold hairspray.

10. Bouffant

bouffant

The bouffant might be old, vintage even, but it still is considered to be a classic worthy of any bride or bride maids’ head. The hair at the back of the head are used to make a high bun, all of the hair at the back being used to bring up from the nape. A strand from the center of the head goes around the bun to keep it in place. A side parting and hanging hair on each side complete the look.

How to style:

  • Start the bouffant by sectioning the top part of your hair.
  • Brush your hair upward till a pony tail shape is acquired at the top of the head.
  • Twist your hair tightly but not the part closer to the crown.
  • Roll the twisted piece of hair around the fingers and pin it down by bobby pins pinning the hair towards each other in a zig zag fashion.
  • Add up some hair accessory for it to be eye-catching.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Recommended for rectangular, diamond shaped faces.

Recommended Hair Product:

  • Aveda Control Force Hairspray for a firm, strong hold.
  • Aubrey NuStyle Organic Soothing Serum to give the hair a natural slick and shine.

9. Kate Middleton Updo

kate-middleton-updo

Nowadays, no wedding is complete without a couple of Kate Middleton Updos. Curl the hair loosely and let the fall down. Now separate the back of head from the front of the head. Use the hair at the back of the head to create a chignon with small looping sections. Let some more hair from the top of the head fall back, twist them and create more body at the back. Repeat this couple more times. Now use the hair left hanging on the sides to make big braids which arrive towards the bun at the back. Use these braids to tie the bun or secure it beautiful way. The Kate Middleton updo has been the most trending wedding hairstyles for long hair over the past couple of years.

How to Style:

  • Curl all of your hair with a curling iron.
  • Section the hair in small parts a little away from the ear and clip them aside.
  • Section the top and clip it on the crown as well.
  • Make a ponytail out of the back section of the hair.
  • Create a chignon by looping small sections of hair of variable diameters together and pinning them in place.
  • Twist up the hair from the crown and add it as a part of chignon.
  • The two left over sections of hair are now to be braided, going either side of the hair.
  • Secure the braids with the bobby pins at the back.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Long oval faces, like the one treasured by Kate Middleton, show off your hair with full confidence!

Recommended Hair Products:

  • L’Oreal Paris Studio Perfect Fix Ultrafine Spray, Extreme Hold by L’Oreal Paris goes clean on the hair without stickiness and dries super fast with a strong hold!

8. Elegant Chignon

elegant-chignon

This is probably one of the most elegant and feminine wedding hairstyles for long hair out there. It starts out by first ironing the hair straight. A diagonal parting across the head is created. Now hair above the ears and till the end of the nape is tied up in a ponytail. The ponytail is now turned into a chignon. The rest of the hair simply left falling down.

How to Style:

  • Tangle free your hair by brushing.
  • Divide it in sections and straighten them using straightening iron.
  • Once done, diagonally part hair from temple to the back of the neck using a grooming brush to smooth up the hair.
  • Make sure you section equally to ensure an even result.
  • Grab the hair in a ponytail at the back of the head.
  • Take a small section of the hair and wrap it around the elastic band to secure with a grip.
  • Twist the ponytail clockwise till it coils round.
  • Secure the coils with grips pushing them inside to conceal them.
  • Backcomb the fringes gently and loop them in a barrel curl securing with a grip. Or you can leave the fringes loose from a side sweeping effect.

Recommended Face:

  • Best for oval faced people with delicately structured cheek bones and a slightly pointed chin.

7. Twist Chignon

twist-chignon

The twist chignon is a wedding hairstyle for long hair style specially designed for brides desiring to the center of attention. It is something that attracts attention and can easily keep the lady of the night in the spotlight. With twisted curls falling down from both sides and getting tied up around a tied inverted chignon at the back, the look is mesmerizingly elegant. It is definitely a topnotch hairdo for a bride.

How to Style:

  • Roll small sections of hair into pin curls by your fingers.
  • Rearrange the curls into various diameters around each other at the back.
  • Use bobby pins same as the color of your hair to keep the curls in place.
  • Finish up the look by using hair spray to keep a firm hold on the curls.

Recommended Face Type:

  • The volume and style of the hairstyle is best for small, oval, diamond and heart shaped faces.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Bumble and Bumble’s Does It All, a finishing hairspray will keep the curls in place.

 

6. Swept Away

swept-away

This is might appear to be a causal wedding hairstyle for long hair to begin with, but truth be told it is the one of the most common fashionable statements by women at an event. With a flowing chignon bun at one end and soft swept away hair starting from the other side of the head, this look is flawlessly elegant.

How to do it:

  • Part your hair sideways. Back comb your hair sideways on the bulk.
  • Comb your hair lightly to smooth things out.
  • Secure the strands in place with bobby pins and curl your hair creating large waves.
  • Brush them cool giving a chic, runaway look.

Recommended face type:

  • Suits oval, heart shaped faces.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Use Sally Hershberger Texture Blast all over the hair for a cool, piercy texture you’ll be wanting at the ends.

5. Bohemian Blooms

bohemian-blooms

With a flowing extreme side parting and hair blown into curls at the end and twisted out over the nape and brought out in front, this look is complete yet something seems a miss. Its flowers! This is the most trending look for bridesmaid this year and it is needless to stress out once more that this look is incomplete without flowers in hair. This is another top pick on the list of wedding hairstyles for long hair.

 How to do it:

  • Side part the hair and add curls at the end of the hair.
  • Twist the curls into tiny buns and fix them together in a bunch by bobby pins.
  • Add flowers to them to complete the Bohemian look.

Recommended Face type:

  • Bridesmaid with long necks, angular faces, heart shaped dolls; this is your look of the day.
  • For rectangular faced ladies, you might want to add a tendril or two to soften your elegant yet sharp features.

Recommended Hair Product:

  • Thermal Styling Spray 19 by Kenra keeps the hairdo in place along with protecting your hair from the heat from curling.

4. Tousled Touch

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Harmony and beauty in the midst of chaos and mayhem is exactly what is seen from the tousled touch. With a middle or side parting, a small crown at the front of the head, hair curled and tucked from ears to the back of the head and curls flowing as if waves from a sea. That is what the tousled touch is all about.

How to Style:

  • Comb the hair out and make 2 sections in the hair that is, the front hair in one and the back made up in a low pony tail.
  •  Make a side pony tail to create this look. Take small strands of hair from the ponytail and curl them, pinning them up when done.
  • As the curls cool, arrange them in small circles at temples whichever side favors your look.
  • Finish up the lower section of the hair first then moving towards the front, back comb them and twist them to a side to create a pretty, summer wedding get away look.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Angular faced with sharp chiseled features, another idea for the beach wedding you have in your mind.

Recommended Hair Product:

  • Bumble and Bumble’s Does It All, locks the curls in place.
  • Paul Mitchell Flexible Style Slick Works Gel, for a glossy texture with enough control to keep the style in place.
  • Aveda Control Force Hairspray for a firm, strong hold to the locks.

3. Modern Chignon

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This is attractive and recently birthed style is spreading like a wildfire. It begins with sectioning the hair into three parts. The middle part is turned into a low ponytail. The other two sections are then carefully and tightly twisted around the pony over the nape. Therefore, what you have is a low hanging chignon covered by two strays of hair from both ends of the head. This is among the highly recommended long hair wedding styles.

How to Style:

  • Section the hair in 2 parts, the two third of it curled up in a crown and one third of the remaining hair, tease them in a bun and spray it up before making a bun out of it, keeping it in place by bobby pins.
  • Unclip the top section of the hair, dividing it further into two parts splitting them up diagonally.
  • Take the right section and fold it over the bun counter clockwise and pin it in place. Do the same with the left section, folding it over the bun clockwise before pinning them.
  • Finish the look up with a strong hold spray to ensure everything in place.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Round faces, there’s your updo. Highly recommended if you have long hair.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • L’Oreal Professionel Densite Thickening Primer before making a hair bun.
  • Garnier Full Control Anti-Humidity Hairspray for setting everything in place.

2. Braided Ties

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The braided ties are amazingly intricate to build and are amazingly magnificent to look at as well. It has become an exciting modern addition to bridal hairstyles for long hair. The front of the head is braided with hair that travels down to the nape where a loose chignon waits for them. The braid is then sealed over the chignon to keep it in place. Long hair and volume will be required in plenty to pull this one off. it is one of the most easy braided hairstyles to make yourself.

How to Style:

  • Separate the hair into 3 equal strands. Holding 2 strands in your right hand while holding the third strand in your left hand.
  • Turn your right hand over with palm facing down. The right strand being in the middle now and the middle strand on the right.
  • Switch hands to hold right strand in the right hand and middle and left strands in the left with palm facing upwards. Turn your left hand till your palm faces downward.
  • Repeat the steps 1 till 3 until there are no hair available to braid. Fasten with an elastic band. 

Recommended Face Type:

  • Ladies, create this look without fear as this suits all face types. Long oval faced ladies, pair this up with bangs to be a head turner at the isle.
  • Ideal for medium to long lengthed hair. 

Recommended Hair Product: 

  • Platinum Silkening Mist by Kenra helps repair split ends and controls frizz. This product weightlessly finishes any hairstyle with radiance and glow.

1  Simple Low Bun

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This is where glamour and simplicity intermingle to create something gorgeous yet humble. Straightened hair with a side parting and a one-wave crown from one side of the head travels towards the nape to meet a low hanging chignon on one side of the head. When it comes to wedding hairstyles for long hair there will be a couple of guests, maybe even the bridesmaids or the bride who might have decided to go for these kind of bun hairstyles.

How to Style it:

  • Make a ponytail tying it with an elastic band making sure they are tangle free.
  • Twist the ponytail around the elastic band to create a loop.
  • Fold the hair around to make a neat, tight bun.
  • You can add volume to it by having a sock tied to your ponytail before you make a knot.
  • Anchor it in place by bobby pins.
  • Use hairspray to keep small, loose hair in place.

Recommended Face Type:

  • Suits all face types. Be it rounded and cheeky, heart shaped, angular with sharp features or a really skinny oval face with high cheek bones.

Recommended Hair Product:

  • Platinum Finishing Spray 26 by Kenra for firm hold, long lasting lift and style support is your prize winning trophy for the look.
  • Wedding hairstyles for long hair are numerous. Actually what matters is their suitability with your features and demeanor. Choose one that best fits you and multiply your natural graces, giving you an edge on others.

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  1. Hairstylo

    Apr 10, 2016 at 10:02 am

    Hey loved these hairstyles! Especially the long let down hairstyles! Great list, thanks for sharing 🙂

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