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Choose From The Best Bridal Indian Hairstyles For Your Big Day: March, 2024

By Swati Mishra

Updated - May 9, 202410 min read

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Every girl has an image in her head about the look she wants for each of her wedding functions as we all dream of being the prettiest bride. Hence, we have curated a list of fancy Indian bridal hairstyles which will give you the complete bride charm. One can carry them anytime be it or pre-wedding functions or the big day. Be a game changer and make a statement on your wedding day while everybody turn their heads just to have a look at your wedding lehenga matching your bridal hairstyle. Find your ideal Indian Bridal Hairstyle to look flawless!


1. Senorita Bun

This is a fusion of an Indian and French bun, a simple sleek look from the front and a tightly braided bun at the back, beautifully accessorized with some roses at the sides giving it the look of the French senorita. This bun can opt for the wedding day itself if you don't want that regular puffy bun, or else it can be apt for the other pre-wedding or post-wedding functions expressing a contemporary fusion of two bridal hairstyles, which will definitely stand out as one of the fancy wedding hairstyles. 

2. Side Swept Curls

Side swept curls are always trending,  you might not choose this one for the wedding day but can easily steal the charm in other pre and post wedding functions. The hair is side parted and half tied loosely with a side sweep and the loose hair left are styles into loose and voluminous curls. This bridal hairstyle is very fresh looking, and looks beautiful!

3. The Flowery Bun

There's no way you can miss out on this one as it's the most popular Indian Bridal Hairstyle - it started trending huge after Anushka Sharma's Wedding as a lot of girls went crazy about the same and opted this one for their wedding day. If you're great at experimenting and got your hands on the right set of skills when it comes to trying new hairstyles then this bridal hairstyle is meant for you. bridalhairstyles5_image



4. Braided Bun

This braided side bun is all you need when you're confused as it's basic but looks super classy and sophisticated at the same time. The braid and bun eventually merge on the side giving your hairy a messy yet beautiful look. This Indian Bridal Hairstyle is different and unique - if you're looking to try something new give this a shot.



5. Accessorizing The Braid

There is nothing like going over-board when it comes to your wedding day. It's one of those South bridal hairstyles, trending huge this season. It's more about accessorizing flowers, hair accessories and patches stuck around the length of the braid, one can also add twisties to the braid to make the whole look more beautiful and stylish with the best bridal hairstyle that you can think of.






6. Loose Braids 

If you have long hair you can always go for a loose braid, and if you want to add a little volume and quirk to that braid then you can get your hair curled slightly. This Indian bridal hairstyle looks gorgeous in any kind of attire, you can always accessorize it according to your wish with some beautiful hair accessories to not make it look so simplistic.

7. Half Tied

In this bridal hairstyle half of the hair is tied at the back with some of the hair left loose. You can keep the front a little puffy to add volume and keep the loose hair its natural way, accessorize it with some hair accessory or flowers. Add a few twisties or braids which goes till the back of your head to give it a unique look. This Indian bridal hairstyle looks minimal but absolutely stunning!

8. Braided Loose Hair With Light Curls

Braid the front side of your hair till the back of your head and keep the other half of your hair all loose with slight curls for this stunning bridal hairstyle look. It's one of those bridal hairstyles which is more suitable for pre-wedding functions as it's quirky and simplistic - accessorize it with some pretty pins and hair wreaths for a complete look.

9. Twisties And Braids

If you like them both, Twisties And Braids then this Indian Bridal Hairstyle is all you need to go offbeat this wedding season. It looks a little puffy due to loose braids and slightly gives a look of the messy bun. You can take up this bridal hairstyle for the reception or the engagement. We are sure that every woman can rock in this bridal hairstyle. bridalhairstyles11_image


10. Minimalistic Bun 

If usual is your type then this one is perfect for you, it's okay not everybody is really comfortable with experimenting heavy looks with too much effort going in settling their hair and even heavy buns give you a headache. So going for the basic bridal hairstyle with a simple pretty look hair wreath with flowers is just what you need for a beautiful wedding day hairstyle.



11. One-Sided Twisties With Open Hair

If you're one of those who can't deal with a heavy bun and too many hair accessories - go for this simple bridal hairstyle. Keep your hair the natural way, just make four twisties on any side of the hair - left/right and pin them up for an edgy look. It's simple, easy to go for and still looks quite fashionable. It's totally on you how you feel comfortable in your own hairstyle.





12. The Gajra Look

This type of hairstyle has been in the trend since a long time and still haven't lost its charm and allure, in this bridal hairstyle a simple bun is made and then the edges of the bun are covered with fresh "Gajra" to give an extremely authentic look for the perfect Indian bride. Gajra is very popular among the south Indian brides, It is a very simple and usual bridal hairstyle but never fail to express the authenticity of an Indian bride. 



13. Loose Hair Cross Braids

If you're not much inclined on getting a bun made for your wedding functions - try going for loose hair cross braid. The braid is one side and goes all the way to the back of your head. The style is extremely trending and looks beautiful for a minimalistic look. It's one of those fancy bridal hairstyles you cannot miss out on for simplistic looks.





14. Twisties Bun

It's one of the most unique bridal hairstyles - The combinations of twisties forming a bun with a gajra and hair accessories looks extremely admirable. One just can't take their eyes of this beautiful look as it looks highly presentable. Pick your favorite and decide which one is on your priority list when it comes to bridal hairstyles.





15. Side Sweep With A Puff And Bun

We're totally in love with this quirky look, this Indian bridal hairstyle is a perfect combination of a side sweep, puff, and multiple knot bun. Accessorize it with hair accessories around the bun, one can also experiment with the bun or remove the puff to know what suits you the best.



16. Flowery Braid

If going minimal is your style then this look is perfect for all the simplistic brides. Not everybody prefers going overboard as some brides like to keep it simple - this Indian bridal hairstyle is more suitable for pre-wedding/post wedding functions rather than the main day. It's all about accessorizing your braid with flowers along the length. We have seen this bridal hair style being preferred by many clelebrities too on their big day.



17. Halo Style For The Modern Bride

Another wonderful bridal hairstyle is the new trend that's been going on, the Halo Style. This hair-do style is perfect for straight or not so curly hair and they make your hair look more voluminous. Recreate this simple hairstyle by pulling the front bangs and braiding them. Once you have put the braided hair at the back in the form of a halo you can smooth out the rest of the hair. Use a good hairspray to keep them defined and voila you'll make head turns by this wonderful wedding hairstyle.



18. South Indian Bridal Hairstyle

The common and very famous bridal hairstyles that make everyone go crazy in South India during the weddings. This bridal hairstyle is inspired by old movies. It looks very elegant and you would for sure make a lot of heads turn by doing this bridal hairstyle. We would recommend you to take help from a professional hairstylist to perfect this wedding hairstyle. best-indian-bridal-hairstyle-image


19. Side Sweep Style

The side sweep bridal hairstyle have never been out of the fashion but they have been recently brought in the limelight with a bunch of Bollywood and Hollywood stars going the side way at award functions or red carpet events. Taking it to level forward, you can also try to braid the hair sidewards which would make you look more elegant. 





Take a look at our picks for the best bridal hairstyles above, and tell us which updos you’ll be trying out! Type in the comment box below!


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Q: Who are the most famous Indian Fashion Designers For Wedding Wear?

A:  Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Rohit Bal, Shantanu And Nikhil, Ritu Kumar


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A:  Read: 10 Wedding Jewelry You Must Have To Go With Your Wedding Dress