Beautiful Bridal Hairstyles 2021

Beautiful Hairstyles for Brides & Bridesmaids at Karen Wright Salon in Thornton Heath, Croydon

Now that weddings should be able to open for all guests towards the end of June, this is the perfect time to start planning your bridal hairstyle.

Looking for the best wedding hairstyles for the bridal party? Are you the bride and you’re not sure which wedding hairstyle will suit you? Perhaps you’re stuck on which style will work for your bridesmaids?

Here is our quick guide to popular wedding hairstyles for brides and bridesmaids, brought to you by the wedding hair specialists at Karen Wright Salon in Thornton Heath, Croydon...

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How Do I Choose A Wedding Hairstyle?

It is essential that your bridal hairstyle works with and compliments your wedding dress. If you're wearing a light wedding dress then a light, more relaxed hairstyle such as boho waves would work for you. If your wedding dress is more structured, choose an elegant chignon hairstyle. 

Should I Wear My Hair Up Or Down For A Wedding?

It depends on your bridal gown and your personal preference. Hair ups are a low maintenance hairstyle that will take you from day to night. Loose hair looks very easy and natural, but in warm summer weather, it can look flat and lose shape, so it is important to factor in the weather into your hairstyle plans.

Should I Wear A Tiara For My Wedding?

A tiara is a personal choice, and dependant on your look, may not work for you. If you're unsure about a tiara, why not try a jewelled comb in your bridal hairstyle? 

Bridal Hairstyles For Women With Textured or Mixed Heritage Hair

We would advise any bride-to-be to visit us a good six months in advance of the big day to get your hair in tip-top condition with a regime of regular treatments and trims.

This is particularly important if you are planning to transition from a relaxed, straight hair look to one that embraces natural texture. In this case, regular trims are essential in the months running up to the big day to get rid of any damaged ends and to gradually cut away the chemically-treated hair.

Trend wise, we are seeing brides opting for less structured looks – softer, looser, more undone styles, with less of the very structured upstyles of the past.

Curly Wedding Hairstyles for Brides & Bridesmaids

Soft wavy bridal hairstyles remain a charming and popular look with brides and their bridesmaids. You may want to add hair accessories or a veil to your hairstyle, or opt for a half up half down style. When it comes to your bridesmaids, consider a simpler curly hairstyle with gentle dreamy waves cascading down their backs or swept to one side. 

Wedding Hair Styles with Plaits & Braids

Bridal hairstyles with plaits, braids or twists are a fun wedding hairstyle for more relaxed wedding themes. Chunky braids or fishtail plaits are also a great hairstyle for flower girls and bridesmaids of all ages.  

Upstyles for Brides

Upstyles continue to reign supreme as the most popular hairstyle for brides! Classic upstyles such as french twists, chignons, and bridal buns for brides & bridesmaids are incredibly popular, although the trend for 2021 is for more relaxed, bohemian bridal upstyles with curls and tendrils framing the face. 

Book Your Bridal Hair Appointment at Karen Wright Salon in Thornton Heath, Croydon

If you're ready to choose your bridal hairstyle book in with the experts at Karen Wright Hair Salon in Thornton Heath, Croydon. Book online or call us on 0208 664 3872.