10 Best Bridal Hairstyles for Short Hair

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Long-haired brides look tremendously beautiful, but you don’t suddenly have to grow your hair longer just because you’re going to get married.

However, short-haired brides can rock the bridal look just as hard as their longer-haired counterparts.

Embrace your shorter hair and work with it by wearing one of these brilliant hairstyles on your wedding day:

1.     French braid

You can never go wrong with a French braid. This style has elegance all over it. Add a few bobby pins and you have a beautiful updo. Pair it with some greenery and your groom won’t be able to take his eyes off of you.

2.     Slicked back

The slicked back do is a timeless classic. Even though it’s been around since forever, you’ll always look modern. You’ll always look stylish. The gel will hold throughout the day so you can just enjoy the celebrations and forget about having to sweep back your hair constantly.

3.  Big curls

If you want to wear curls, then make it happen. Go big with your curls and sweep them up and then away from your head.

4.  Short side sweep

The short side sweep has a touch of the Audrey Hepburn about it, so you’ll feel like a total movie star on your wedding day with it. Wear your sweep with a veil or without one. The results will be the same: fabulous.

5.  Backcomb with pin-up curl

If you want to go with a more vintage hairstyle, the backcomb and pin-up curl is out-of-this-world beautiful. Twist the curl up carefully and pin it with a few bobby pins and you’ll look (and feel) like royalty. Pink lipstick and blush both work wonderfully well with this one.

6.  Braided bob

A bob will never let you down, but you can spice it up with a braid. These two simple hairstyling techniques synergise for a gloriously elegant bridal style.

7.  Bouffant down

Besides its reliability, one of the marvellous things about the bob is its versatility. Bulk up your bob with a bouffant down do. The bouffant should match the volume of your veil (if you’re going to wear one).

8.  Short side braid

Here we have a simple but highly feminine bridal hairstyle. All you have to do is backcomb your hair and then loosely French braid it to the side. It looks fantastic.

9.  Marilyn Monroe coif

Get the rollers out on top and give yourself a seriously touch of glam Marilyn Monroe style. Whose style better to imitate than the famous actress and singer?

10. The messy French roll

If you’d rather go for something looser or with a little less hairspray, style your hair into the earthy, messy French roll. Just finger comb the hair into place; pin it; and add some greenery. It’s loose, it’s relaxed, it’s great.

By Peter Jenkins