The Most Stylish Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair

Good news: if you are a happy owner of long hair, you have dozens of variants of how to do long hair for a wedding. You can opt for some traditional hairstyles as well as make some experiments. Actually, you can try almost everything you like.

However, if you need some inspiration, we will gladly provide you with it. Let’s have a look at wedding hairstyles for long hair, which look beautiful and stylish. Let’s get started.

Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair Down

If you seek for minimalist and easy wedding hairstyles for long hair, consider hair down. As this type of a hairstyle looks pretty simple, the best ways to make your look more complete are either to add some hair accessories or style your hair in an interesting way like adding some extra volume or curls.

Hair Down with a Flower Crown

Hair down with a flower crown

Hair down with a flower crown

Flower crowns work the best for romantic wedding hairstyles for long hair. By wearing such an accessory with relaxed waves, you will look bright and unforgettable. This variant is especially good for country and beach weddings. The crown can be pretty minimalist as well as a volume one. The latter looks adorable with light flowing wedding dresses and the ones in bohemian style.

The flowers for the crown can be fresh as well as artificial ones. The faux ones are more universal and are available in many styles. Moreover, flower crowns of artificial flowers can be worn by you after the wedding and can be stored for many years.

Hair Down with a Statement Headband

Loose hair and a headband

Loose hair and a headband

Another way to adorn your loose hair is to opt for a statement headband. It will add the necessary wow-effect to your hair no matter what color it has and whether it’s straight or curly. Such an accessory works well with almost all styles of wedding dresses and looks fantastic in combination with both luxurious princess gowns and simple wedding dresses.

A headband may be made of rhinestones, crystals, pearls and even feature some lace elements. 

One-Side Accent

Wedding hairstyle wih one side accent

Wedding hairstyle with one side accent

Undoubtedly, it looks very beautiful when the accent is made on one side. It’s one of the best ideas of wedding hairstyles for long curly hair as if you have your natural locks, you just need to add some accent to your hair and you will look adorable. If you have straight hair, you can create beautiful waves or curls as well as leave the hair straight if it has enough volume. Actually, such a hairstyle looks the best if there is much volume.

As a rule, hair pins, clips and small combs are employed for such a hairstyle. They can be adorned with crystals, pearls and flowers. Also, you may adorn the hair with one big flower or a set of small blossoms.

Half Up Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair

Today, wedding hairstyles for long hair half up are the most popular thanks to being something medium between classic updos and loose hair.

Half Up Twist

Hair half up twist

Hair half up twist

Half up hairstyles are flattering for almost all girls and look amazing with wedding gowns of different styles. As it’s too simple to just gather some part of your hair on the back, it looks pretty awesome when a small ponytail is made and flipped inside out. Such a hairstyle looks the best with curled hair or the one with delicate waves. If you want to have your hair straightened, such a style may look pretty boring.

Such a hairstyle looks very romantic and will look great at an outdoor wedding. Its one more plus is that it looks pretty self-sufficient and doesn’t demand any accessories.

Side Ponytail

Side ponytail

Side ponytail

Only girls with long hair may have such an amazing hairstyle as a side ponytail and the hair length really matters here. The longer the hair, the more gorgeous the hairstyle looks. This side-swept style can be pretty versatile and the ponytail can be complemented with braids or twisted hair designs.

Such a hairstyle is the most suitable for romantic weddings and is a great variant for an outdoor ceremony. Additionally, you may adorn your hair with flowers and it will look fantastic.

Braided Half Up

Braided half up hairstyle

Braided half up hairstyle

This is one of those wedding hairstyles for long hair, which look perfectly imperfect. It’s better to make such a style with wavy or curly hair as straight locks don’t have the necessary texture. Moreover, this hairstyle mustn’t be done too neatly. It’s better if it has some “imperfections”.

The hair with such a hairstyle demands minimum or no décor. You can adorn your hair with tiny blossoms or delicate hair pins. Avoid too bright and too big hair jewelry.

Voluminous Hair Half Up

Half up half down hairstyle with volume

Half up half down hairstyle with volume

Such a hairstyle is sleek and simple. However, it also looks very elegant and feminine along with being a universal variant for any bride. The volume at the top of your head will make a cute contrast with long flowing locks. It looks very beautiful when two face-framing tendrils are left.

It looks very stylish if you adorn such a hairstyle with a hair vine, a hair clip or a comb either with rhinestones or flowers. The veil may also look good with such a voluminous hairstyle.

Wedding Updo Hairstyles for Long Hair

Updos are the most traditional wedding hairstyles for long hair with veil, but they look great even if you refrain from using this bridal attribute.

Ballerina Bun

Bridal ballerina bun

Bridal ballerina bun

Despite looking pretty simple, a bun is one of the most convenient hairstyles as it can be hardly spoilt by weather conditions. Moreover, it allows you dancing all night long without worrying about your hair coming out or getting in your face. Such a hairstyle is usually made with the help of a circular foam bun shaper, but some hairstylists have their own secrets of creating a perfect bun.

Actually, a ballerina bun is one of the easiest DIY wedding hairstyles for long hair as almost every girl can make it, especially after getting some practice. By the way, the bun can feature some more intricate details like a braid surrounding it. Moreover, some accessories can be added like ribbons, bows, vines and hair pins.

Side-Swept Bun with Braids

Side swept bun

Side swept bun

If you seek for more complicated bridal hairstyles for long hair than an ordinary bun, consider a side-swept bun with braids. It looks both romantic and elegant. Moreover, there are many variations of this hairstyle as you are free to have a loose bun as well as a tight one. The latter is more elegant and looks great with traditional wedding dresses while the first one is more casual and works the best for outdoor weddings and more casual wedding dresses, like the ones in country or Greek style.

Such a hairstyle looks great on its own. However, some accessories may be added. For instance some small hair pins with pearls or a hair clip with crystals can be a good idea. Also, a floral comb may look very beautiful.

Low Bun

Low bun hairstyle with symmetrical hair vines

Low bun hairstyle with symmetrical hair vines

Low bun is one of the most traditional and elegant wedding hairstyles for long hair. It’s simple and timeless. Moreover, there are many ways of styling hair into a low bun. It can be pretty simple, curled or messy. Moreover, it may contain small braids or interweaved ribbons.

Such a hairstyle works well with a bridal veil. Moreover, it can be adorned with all possible styles of hair jewelry: from small crystal pins to luxurious tiaras. A cute idea is to use two short hair vines and place them on both sides of the head.

Messy Updo

Messy bridal updo

Messy bridal updo

Messy updos are a great mix of a traditional updo and romantic imperfection. Despite being called messy, they look gorgeous and go well with bridal gowns of all possible styles and silhouettes. Moreover, they suit almost all face shapes. So, we can definitely call this hairstyle universal.

This hairstyle is loved by many brides and is among the most searched hairstyles on Pinterest. It looks the best if it’s made of wavy or curled up hair. The usage of hair accessories is optional. For instance, you can have a delicate hair wine with pearls or a statement hair crown with rhinestones.

Messy and Textural Ponytail

Textured ponytail

Textured ponytail

Messy and textural ponytails resemble the discussed above hairstyle but the hair is arranged in a ponytail instead of being styled all up. They are a perfect choice for a boho, modern and casual bride. The ponytail may be high or low. It can feature some twists and braids for a more gorgeous look.

Depending on the intricateness of the hairstyle, you may either avoid or add some accessories. Various types of headbands and hair combs may add a cute accent to such a hairstyle. The other idea is to add some floral decorations.

Braided Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair

Braids are among the most favorite long hair designs for weddings for many girls. And here are the coolest ideas of them. 

Loose Braid with Flowers

Loose braid with flowers

Loose braid with flowers

Surprisingly enough, when a braid is a bit messy, it looks very stylish. That’s why we couldn’t refrain from adding a loose braid hairstyle. It’s a great way to arrange your hair conveniently and extremely beautiful. Moreover, such a hairstyle accentuates the natural beauty of your hair.

The wow-effect can be achieved if you add some floral adornments or even interweave them into the braid. Flowers make a statement but you can also use vines with delicate plastic flowers or the ones with rhinestones.

Braid Halo

Braid halo

Braid halo

Seeking for soft and feminine hairstyle, pay attention to braid halo. This ethereal, goddess-looking hairstyle looks extremely beautiful and very romantic. It’s the perfect choice for a beach, rustic and country-styled wedding. It’s made of one long Dutch braid piled along hairline. The rest of the hair can be styled into an updo, be left loose or be arranged in a ponytail.

As to the accessories, you can add a crystal wine, delicate flowers or hair pins. However, it’s not obligatory as the hairstyle looks astonishing even if it features no décor at all.

Side Fishtail Braid

Side fishtail braid

Side fishtail braid

A side fishtail braid is for a sassy bride who wants to demonstrate her personality and style. This bridal wedding hairstyle for long hair is quite minimalist but very interesting. It looks the best with sheath and mermaid wedding dresses as well as the ones in country and beach styles.

As this hairstyle is pretty simple, you can complement it with hair jewelry like a headband, hair vine and even a small tiara. Floral arrangements may also look cool.

Of course, this list can be expanded by much more wedding hairstyles for long hair as every day, hairstylists invent something new. However, we hope that you have drawn inspiration from this post and already have some thoughts of what your hairstyle must look like.

Lesly White
 

Hi everyone! My name is Lesly White. I am the chief editor at TheBestWeddingDresses.com Blog. I am obsessed with wedding dresses and everything, which is related to weddings. In my posts, I like to share the ideas of wedding gowns and accessories as well as provide brides with tips on how to prepare for a wedding.

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