Here’s the lowdown on ALL the wedding hair trends 2013! Whether your style is trendy, modern or vintage or your hair is long, short of curly, one of these bridal hairstyles will help you be the beautiful bride you want to be.
Here are the hottest bridal trends are fresh off the runway and red carpet:
So much inspiration is coming from television and film. Gorgeous vintage hairstyles are inspired by the success and fabulous fashion of Downton Abbey, Anna Karenina and soon to be released Great Gatsby.
Ways to get the look are with victory rolls, Marcel waves and pin curls, which all work well for medium and short hair. You can add a retro touch to a bun or hair worn down or go for a fabulous updo.
These looks are elegant enough to be worn sans veil or go with the vintage theme by adding a birdcage veil or twenties-inspired headband. More on bridal accessories for 2013 to come!
Continuing the trends of 2012, classic and simple hairstyles that you can do your self were all over the runway.
The chignon, a low bun (often worn to the side and/or slightly messy) is so simple and sophisticated. Add a little pop to the look by incorporating a side braid.
On the runways, the chignons were super sleek. This pulled back look is perfect for a dramatic veil or if that’s not your thing, add a bridal headband. At the back, wear the bun slightly loose to soften the look.
Another imported look that was once a wedding staple is the French twist. Well, it’s back! The classic look is smooth and tight or wear it messy for a modern touch. This look great with a veil worn underneath or over top.
For the simplest of wedding hairstyles, one you probably wear all the time, try the ballerina bun! It’s such a streamlined and innocent look. For updated versions, try the sock bun (easy to DIY) or the stunning profile of the chestnut bun.
Wedding ponytails are the simplest look by far. Dress it up by wearing it super smooth, down low and curled, or try a fun twist on the ponytail, the knot ponytail. Worn low, to one side, and hair-wrapped, this is a charming look for the bride or bridesmaids.
All these simple hairstyles are just begging to be accessorized! There are so many gorgeous options, all the way from super sparkles to real flowers, there’s a 2013 wedding trend for your wedding!
Keep with the vintage feel with pearl or silk headbands (also called alice bands). Lace headbands (à la Anne Hathaway) are also keeping in with retro hairstyles.
If simple’s not your thing, go big! Ornate headpieces were also popular on the runaway. Now’s your chance to wear something bold and dramatic!
For an updated and bolder take on the always beautiful birdcage veils or blushers, try wearing them in color! This is so unexpected and fun. Mix and match with your bridesmaids dresses and wedding colors!
For outdoor and indoor ceremonies, incorporate a touch of nature into your look with a floral crown. 2012 touched on this trend but this year it is bigger and bolder. Get creative by weaving in feather, berries, or twigs. This is another fun DIY project!
Braids are so popular they get their own category! For everyday and special occasions, braids are the go to look right now! As a symbol of marriage, they’re the perfect wedding hairstyle. Plus you can wear them as simple or complex as you like and they’re perfect with a bridal crown or headpiece.
Braided Updos – Pinterest is flush with gorgeous versions of braided updos. One big crown braids or lots of smaller braids combined into an updo or chignon, there are so many ways to get creative with braids. There may be a braid bar near you to help you find your perfect look.
Fishtail Braid – For long hair, this is a hairstyle that looks complicated but isn’t at all. It’s easy to do yourself and a fun look to play with. Loosen the strands after braiding to plump up the braid and add a hint of messiness. We’ve seen lots of brides incorporating flowers, sparkles, or jewels into their herringbone braids. Wear it over one shoulder for maximum impact.
Waterfall Braid – Choosing plaited hair doesn’t require wearing hair up. The waterfall braid is so dramatic, almost an optical illusion. The braid curves along the head, letting hair fall through the braid – so you get hair worn down and a braid.
HAIR DOWN HAIRSTYLES
There really isn’t a simpler look that wearing hair down. It’s a bit more casual and modern and still looks great with any bridal hair accessory or veil! With hair worn down, there are three options – curly, straight, or somewhere in between.
Luscious curls never go out of style! From medium length hair to long, this is always a romantic look.
Beachy waves have been so popular and are an obvious choice for beach wedding hair. Get loose waves with a salt spray or waving iron.
Straight – Of course straight is an option as well! To get wedding worthy straight hair, go for a blow out to amp up volume and eliminate fly aways.
Straight wedding hair for you if you want don’t want to think twice about hair, and look gorgeous of course! For extra pop for straight hair or any hairstyle, try one of most fabulous products ever, Diamond Gloss Shine Spray.