Wedding updos have always been a top pick for most brides on their big day. Although they offer them many styling options and are also very elegant, they are also very practical as they ensure that a bride does not have to worry about her strands coming over her face. The options are endless when it comes to these updos, and so your creativity is what determines how charming you will look on your wedding. And so if you have a wedding coming up soon or soon here is a review of some of the most elegant up-styles that you can wear on this important day.
# 1 Simple and Elegant
The simplicity of this headdress is one of the things that make it perfect for a bride because she will not have to spend many hours to create it. However, it requires you to have long hair with a perfect highlighted tone. And to create it you should pull everything to the back and twist it into a loose chignon. After doing this, the last step is to adorn the design with a pretty floral headband.
The best thing with bridal updos is the fact that you can have them with almost any hair length. In this Chinese inspired style, the wavy strands are medium length, but they also have an excellent texture and an adorable dark tone. To style them you should sweep the strands to the side and pin them in place and then finish the look by spicing it up with a flower clip.
# 3 Twisted Bridal Bangs
You do not have to do much to look stunning on your matrimony day. If you have some long locks like these then pulling and twisting them into a braided bun and accentuating it with a beautiful clip is enough. Leaving a few free locks is also a good idea as it will make the design look trendy.
# 4 Blonde and Brown Chignon
This eye-catching hairdo starts by blending brown and blonde to give your long locks a perfect tone. You should then pull and twist them to create a beautiful chignon. However, the bridal comb is what makes this style stand out because it has not only a beautiful design but also an adorable gold and champagne color.
# 5 Adorable Blonde Bride
Blonde hair gives you many options regardless of what style you want to wear and updos are not an exception. This lovely natural hair color also makes things easier for you as it enhances the appearance of any hairstyle. In this headdress, is gives the massive twisted bun some dimension and also makes it look very detailed. Although the knot looks complicated, you can still make it once you figure out the pattern and you will only need a few pins to hold it in place.
# 6 Royal Upstyle with a Chic Tiara
If you are among the few ladies who do not wish to go with the messy designs that are in trend then this style will impress you. It is a simple design that involves brushing your strands to the back smoothly and then tying them into a neat chignon. To finish the style you should wrap the chignon with a beautiful tiara.
# 7 Straight and Smooth
Some brides do not have a problem with free flowing hair on their big day, and if you are one on them, then this half up style will work for you. It has some beautiful honey brown strands that are very straight and smooth. To style them you only need a simple rope twists at the back and accessorize it with a shiny bridal comb.
# 8 Messy Bridal Fishtail
French fishtail braids are very trendy, and the good thing about them is that they are ideal for any occasion. The one on this design is marvelous and also effortless because you only need to make your voluminous strands messy and then pull them back and create a loose fishtail braid.
# 9 Free-Spirited Bridal Locks
A wedding headdress does not have to be super neat or very polished, and this is especially if you still want to maintain your natural look. This style is a top notch bridal design, but it does not look very polished. To replicate it you only need to pull and pin your textured locks into a bun at the center of the head. However, you should also leave some locks hanging freely all over.
# 10 Messy and Chic Knot
The beautiful bridal clips on this design are what will draw most people to this style as they not only accessorize it but also give it some elegance. Apart from this, the design also has a lovely knot at the back, but it does not incorporate all the strands because you should leave some free to create the messy appearance.
# 11 Boho Messy Braid
Bohemian looks are very fashionable, and you can also use one to create an unforgettable wedding headdress. This particular one is very simple and to replicate it you should brush back your stands and then weave them into a massive and messy braid and finish by adorning it with some beautiful flowers.
# 12 Textured French Twist
Even a side view of a textured French twist like this one still looks fantastic. French twists are easy to create and even if you do not know how to make a stylish one like this any stylist can be able to make it. And if you want to take yours a notch higher you should accessorize with a beautiful floral clip.
# 13 Fresh Tight and Twisted Bun
This updo is all about the twisted design on the medium size bun at the center of the head. It looks very intricate, but it is quite simple to create and for yours to look this good you should make it tight and neat. A flower clip or comb is also vital as an adornment on your beautiful bun.
# 14 Detailed Low Bun
Any lady that loves low chignons and knots will want to try this amazing style as it looks marvelous. The long, voluminous locks have an amazing dark tone and a subtle shine and to create the bun you should pull, twist and pin it at the back of the head. To finish the style, you only need a floral clip to give it some extra detail.
# 15 Half Up and Flower Crown
A half up-style like this one helps you control the flow of your mane without having to pull all your strands together. It is a classy hairstyle that you can easily create with a flower crown and by using a few locks to create a small knot at the back.
# 16 Pretty Twisted Chignon
No bride can say no to a chignon as it is not only very cute but also classy and easy to create. This one also has a beautiful clip that makes it look very adorable and a blend of brown and blonde that gives it a fantastic color.
# 17 Massive and Breathtaking Wedding Updo
Sometimes it is hard to find an up-style for long hair that appears effortless and weightless but if you are inventive enough you can create a luxurious one like this. It incorporates some stylish finger waves into a large low chignon and spices it up with flower adornments to create a fashionable look.
# 18 Shaggy Bridal Updo
This bride does not make any attempt at all to make her updo look neat, but this is what makes it an exclusive and fashionable design. She has some perfectly textured long tresses, and she styles by pulling them into a loose, messy bun. And to make it look appealing, she accessorizes it with a beautiful hairband with small pearls.
# 19 Easy and Romantic Updo
To create this style, you will only need a few pins and basic braiding technique. You should then braid your strands loosely to create a romantic updo and leave a few free flowing locks on the sides of your face. Although this style would look beautiful in most colors, you should go with a dark tone like this one as it is very romantic.
# 20 Fantasy Bridal Blonde
Most brides dream of having a refined hairdo like this one on their important day. However, it is very achievable as you only need to dye or bleach your stands to give them a blonde shade and style by twisting them into a chignon. The last step is to accessorize with a fancy and stylish headband.
# 21 Brunette Floral Vibes
Your brunette ombre hair is may be charming, but you still need to give it a fabulous style if you want to look stunning when you take your vows. However, you do not need to complicate anything because simply pulling the strands back and twisting them into a low chignon is enough. And if you want to look trendy you should also have a few flowers on the chignon.
# 22 Sexy Bridal Shag
This headdress gets inspiration from the modern shag design, and it entails twisting and pinning some textured bangs to create a shaggy bun and accessorizing it with a simple but beautiful clip. The copper color of the hair is also splendid, and it will make any bride feel and look beautiful.
# 23 Classy Side Braid into a Chignon
It is hard to describe a style like this one because it is just breathtaking. It consists of a neat side-braid that flows into an elegant chignon to create an enticing updo. This hairdo also has s lovely brown shade, and you should accentuate it with a small pink flower.
# 24 Updo Perfection
If there was a way to classify wedding updos according to perfection then this one would top most lists. Everything from the color of this hair to the fantastic styling is flawless, and it will make any bride have an impressive headdress. The hair has some textured blonde bangs, and you only need to pin most of them to create the updo and leave the rest to flow freely in random directions and also spice it up with a bridal comb on the side.
# 25 Pretty Fringe and Headband
The most important thing in this style is the haircut that forms the extended and arched fringe because everything else is very straightforward. To create this amazing looks you will only need to twist the long strands into one lock and tie its end with a rubber band to form a pigtail. The only other thing is to introduce a stylish headband to enhance the beauty of the hairdo.
# 26 Bridal Fringe and Chignon
This style allows you to break away from the norm or the favorite wedding hairstyles. It combines an inventively cut fringe and a twisted chignon to create a fabulous headdress that will make you look splendid. The bangs at the front do not require any further styling, but you should adorn the chignon with a beautiful flower clip or pin to make it look gorgeous.
# 27 Textured and Twisted Updo
A textured hair like this one gives you the freedom to wear almost anything that you can think of because it will still look great. It also cuts the work that you have to do to form a sexy hairdo because all that you need is to pull the locks back, twist and pin them into a bun and spice it with a clip.
# 28 Chinese Bridal Chignon
Chinese hairstyles are an inspiration for many wedding hairdos, and this one is a perfect example of how elegant they can look. However, it is as simple as any other up-style because all that you need to do is to brush back the strands smoothly and neatly to build a chignon and adorn it with some beautiful flower and butterfly clips.
# 29 Vintage Wedding Upstyle
Some vintage hairstyles like this one are timeless, and you can be sure that they will always look trendy. This style looks sophisticated, but an experienced stylist will have little trouble recreating it. It is all about twisting and pinning the strands to create a wavy pattern and then accessorizing it with a beautiful headband.
# 30 Bohemian Princess Hair
This headdress may look like a web of messy locks, but this is what makes it splendid and perfect for your wedding. It is a bohemian style that one can create by sweeping back the strands to form this pattern. You should then finish your princess hair by adorning it with fancy pins and a chain of small pearls.
# 31 Simple Soft Bridal Braid
A very simple style like this one will still be perfect for your wedding day. Any woman with basic braiding skills can create it because they only need to weave a large side braid that starts just above the ear. The blonde tone is also perfect as it helps to brighten the hairstyle.
# 32 Braided and Messy Bun for Medium Hair
The tones in this upstyle are fascinating, and they add some beauty to the light skin tone. However, they are not enough to create a polished look and so the messy braided bun is the highlight of this style. The side swept fringe is also adorable, and it adds a fashionable appearance to the design.
# 33 Intricately Braided Chignon and a Fancy Headband
What you do to your updo determines how refined you will look on your nuptials. This style sticks with a regular chignon but instead of just pulling and pinning the strands you should create some intricate braid to add some flavor to your look. And to make it more appealing than the typical one you should also have a unique headband.
# 34 Elegant Ponytail
Wedding updos come in many shapes and sizes, and a simple ponytail like this one also makes the cut. It is very straightforward and to have it one only has to pull her swirly strands to the back and use a beautiful ribbon to form a loose but elegant ponytail.
# 35 Dazzling Boho Braid
Boho braids are amazing, and if you have dazzling ones like this, then you will want to keep them for long after your wedding. The shine comes from blending a golden hue with chocolate brown, but the styling will require some skill. It involves creating a few fancy boho braids and then pulling everything to the center of the head to create a massive bun.
# 36 Messy Top Knot and a Flower Crown
The beautiful flower crown in this design is enough to make any updo look fantastic. In this style, it spices up a simple top knot to make the bride look very exquisite. To create the top knot, you should pull your strands to the center of the head, twist them and then finish by pinning them in place.
# 37 Tiara and Tucked Chignon
The versatility of wedding updos is what makes them the style to turn to when you want to create a vibrant look for your big day. This particular one comes from brushing back all the strands and then tucking them into a wide chignon. You should then finish the look by accessorizing with a tiara that you should place just above the chignon.
# 38 Charming Updo and Headpiece
It is not possible for most people to choose what, between the updo and the beautiful headpiece, makes this style look splendid. However, the correct answer to this is both because each has an integral role to play in creating the headdress. The up-style is straightforward as you just have to create a center part and then brush and tuck the strands at the back. And for the headpiece, you will only need to find a gorgeous hair drape.
# 39 Chunky Flower Crown
The size of the flower crown in this design makes it hard to see the exact style of the hair because it occupies a lot of space. However, the hair has a simple upstyle that involves brushing back the strands and twisting it into a bun at the center of the head. The flower crown may be massive, but it is also very stunning.
# 40 Dreamy Bridal Bun
A style like this one will make you want to look at your wedding picture every time just to see how charming you were on that day. The good thing about it is that it is very easy to replicate as you only need to pull your wavy locks into a bun and adorn it with a variety of clips.
# 41 Chic Low Blondie Bun
This stunning look will give you a very memorable wedding, and it is perfect for a natural blonde because she will not have to do much to create it. It is a simple updo that entails creating a side part and then finger-combing the strands back to create a bun above the neck. One should also leave some locks flowing on the sides and accessorize with a small floral clip.
# 42 Braided Crown for Voluminous Hair
If you prefer to wear a romantic and voluminous style for your nuptials, then this hairstyle will be ideal for you. You should start by weaving a medium size fishtail braid and use it to create a crown and then sweep back and twist the rest of the strands slightly. The slight twist makes sure that they will not come over the face.
# 43 Knot and Coif
Most ladies looking at this style may shy away from it thinking that the pattern on the massive bun is complicated, but this could not be further from the truth. In fact, this is one of the easiest designs that you can wear as it only requires weaving your strands loosely to create a fancy pattern above the nape of the neck and then adorning with some flowers.
# 44 Shaggy Top Knot
Every bride should know that she does not have to make her updo neat and tight because messy ones like this are the in thing. They are also very simple because to create this top knot you only have to tuck the strands at the center of the head and wrap a fancy headband around it.
# 45 Charming Urban Updo
Anybody looking at this headdress will get charmed instantly. The hair has an appealing dark tone that looks stunning on the light skin tone, but the huge bun at the center of the head is what makes the style stand out. Apart from its massive size it also has an intricate pattern and a few free long locks that give it an appealing messy look.
# 46 Classically Beautiful and Trendy
Several things give this hairdo its trendy look, but the astounding honey brown color and the inventive chignon are the main ones. The chignon is easier than it looks and it involves brushing back and tucking the strands. You should leave a few locks on the side and use them to form a small braid to wrap around the chignon to make it look fashionable.
# 47 Sleek and Bejeweled Low Bun
This headdress is both a chignon and bun because it has the characteristic of the two styles. However, what you call it does not matter provided you get the style right. It starts with a soft side part that is followed by a smooth brush back of the strands and finish by pinning the locks in place at the back to create the chignon. The style also needs a jeweled headband that wraps around it to make it look fantastic.
# 48 Impeccable Back Knot
Most people prefer having a knot at the top or center of the head, and so this one is unique because it is very low at the back. However, it is very tight and neat, and the locks also have a fantastic center part at the front and a majestic dark tone that makes them look magnificent.
# 49 Whimsical and Colorful Flower Crown
This bridal style is a little dramatic, and so not all brides will be willing to try it out. However, if you like attention-grabbing looks, then it is perfect for you. It consists of a beautifully braided colorful crown and another massive flower crown on top of it.
# 50 Fancy Braids and Flowers
It will take you some time to figure out what is going on in this hairstyle because it looks very messy. However, it is quite straightforward because it consists of small braids that wrap around the head randomly to create an updo and a lovely flower crown.
Wedding updos are the styles that every bride will always turn to when they want something that will make their day memorable. The 50 styles above demonstrate the many ways you can create one and so you can be sure that you will never lack ideas when you want to wear one.