Best Bride Hairstyle in Indian Wedding

What is the best hairstyle for Indian wedding?

Indian wedding hairstyles will interest you if you want your bridal ceremony to be extravagant and special. Indian weddings are a bright holiday of two loving hearts that, according to the Vedas, bring their souls together. It’s believed that the couples who take marriage vows stay together for the next seven lives. The hairstyles we have included in our list will help you to create a heavenly bridal look in Indian style. Look at them thoroughly and choose the one you really like!

 

Criss Cross Flower Accented Bun

When it comes to a traditional Indian wedding, you can never go wrong with a simple and sleek bun. This elegant doughnut bun style is perfect to be worn under a ghungat because it will keep your hair neatly in place. The simple individual flowers add a touch of prettiness to the look.

 

What You Need

  • Wide-toothed comb
  • Smoothening serum
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Hair elastic
  • Hair doughnut (big)
  • U pins
  • Small flowers
  • Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Remove all the knots and tangles from your hair with the help of a wide-toothed comb.
  2. Apply some smoothening serum to get rid of any frizz.
  3. Partition off two 2 inch sections of hair from near your left and right temples.
  4. Comb back the rest of your hair with a fine-toothed comb and tie it into a ponytail a couple of inches above the nape of your neck.
  5. Insert the very end of your ponytail into the hair doughnut.
  6. Start rolling the hair doughnut up the length of your ponytail while wrapping your hair around it.
  7. Make sure you keep spreading the hair from your ponytail evenly around the doughnut so that by the time it reaches the base of your ponytail, it is completely hidden from view.
  8. When your doughnut has reached the very top of your ponytail, secure it to your head with the help of U pins.
  9. Now, take the left section of hair that you had left out earlier, cross it over the top of the bun, and pin it under your bun on the right.
  10. Repeat the previous step with the right section of hair.
  11. Insert 4-5 flowers on one side of your bun with the help of bobby pins.
  12. Finish off with a few spritzes of strong hold hairspray to set the style in place.

 

Side Parted Ringlet Bun

Come wedding season, and every inch of it – from the decor to the bride’s dress – is covered in floral motifs. It’s a pity that leaf-themed designs are so underrated. This elegant ringlet bun has been accessorized with a gold comb in a beautiful leaf design to create a look inspired by nature.

 

What You Need

  • Hairbrush
  • Heat protectant
  • Straightening iron
  • 3/4th inch curling iron
  • Hair elastic
  • Texturizing spray
  • Bobby pins
  • Fancy hair comb
  • Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Brush out all the knots and tangles from your washed and dried hair.
  2. Prep your hair with some heat protectant.
  3. Straighten the front section of your hair and section it off.
  4. Tie all the hair at the back into a mid-level ponytail.
  5. Picking up 1-inch sections of hair at a time, curl all the hair in your ponytail.
  6. Spritz on some texturizing spray all over your curls.
  7. Pick one curl from your ponytail, roll it into a ringlet, and pin it to your head, near the base of your ponytail.
  8. Keep repeating the previous step until all the hair in your ponytail has been rolled and pinned up.
  9. Part the front section of hair (that you had left out earlier) on one side.
  10. Pick up the hair from one side of your parting, swoop it back, and pin it right above the bun.
  11. Repeat the previous step with the hair on the other side of the parting.
  12. Insert your fancy hair comb into one side of your bun.
  13. Spritz on lots of hairsprays to set the ringlet bun in place.

 

Bumped Up Curls

It’s amazing how a simple bumpit can transform the most basic of hairstyles into something incredible. This gorgeous curly hairstyle has been elevated to the next level (figuratively and literally) with the help of a bumpit inserted at the crown of her head.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • 1-inch curling iron
  • Bumpit
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Bobby pins
  • Light hold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Apply heat protectant all over your washed and dried hair.
  2. Picking up 1-inch sections of hair at a time, curl the lower half of all your hair.
  3. Insert a bumpit under the hair at the crown of your head.
  4. Leaving out your bangs, smooth over the hair at the top and sides of your head over the bumpit and pin them in the centre at the back of your head.
  5. Spritz on some light hold hairspray to finish off the look.

 

Elegant Twisted Side Bun

Not everyone wants to go for the traditional red lehenga for their wedding. If you would like to go for some classy neutral tones, here’s an updo that will go wonderfully with it. This elegant twisted updo keeps things simple and chic and directs all the attention to your designer dress.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • Straightening iron
  • Hair elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Prep you are washed, dried hair with some heat protectant.
  2. Picking up 2-inch sections of hair at a time, straighten all your hair.
  3. Leaving out the front sections of your hair, tie all the hair at the back into a low side ponytail.
  4. Pick up a 2-inch section of hair from your ponytail, roll it loosely into a bun, and pin it to your head.
  5. Pick another 2-inch section of hair, loosely roll and wrap it around the first section, and pin it in place.
  6. Keep repeating the previous step until all the hair in your ponytail has been rolled into a low side bun.
  7. Part the sectioned off the hair in the front on one side.
  8. From the side of the parting with more hair, pick up a 2-inch section from right next to the parting.
  9. Split this section into two parts and start French twisting them by adding more hair to it with each subsequent twist.
  10. Once you run out of hair to add to your French twist, simply twist it a couple of times, place it across the top of your bun, and pin it on the other side.
  11. Repeat steps 9 and 10 on the other side.
  12. Spritz on some strong hold hairspray to set the do in place and finish off the look.

 

Curly Tendrils Updo

So you want to go full dramatic on your wedding day, huh? Well, then there is no hairstyle that will suit you better than this beautiful updo. This stunning hairstyle makes your curls flow down in beautiful tendrils down your neck and accentuates your earrings.

 

What You Need

Heat protectant

1-inch curling iron

Hair doughnut

U pins

Bobby pins

Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

Start off by applying some heat protectant to your hair.

Picking up 1-inch sections of hair at a time, curl all your hair.

Tie your hair into a high ponytail.

Insert your hair doughnut at the base of your ponytail.

Carefully roll, place, and pin sections of your ponytail onto the hair doughnut to hide it from view.

Make sure the ends of your curls hang loose to create the tendril effect.

Pull out some strands of hair from the front to frame your face.

Spritz on some hairspray all over your updo to finish off the look.

 

Dramatic Center Parted Bun

Every bride wants to look like a princess on her wedding day. Her dress, hair, and makeup are styled to make that dream come true. This opulent doughnut bun adds a graceful twist to the basic doughnut bun.

 

What You Need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Hair elastic
  • Hair doughnut (big)
  • U pins
  • Bobby pins
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Smoothening serum
  • Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Prep your hair with some texturizing spray to give it some hold.
  2. Part your hair down the middle.
  3. Tie your hair into a super high ponytail.
  4. Insert your hair doughnut onto the base of your ponytail.
  5. Leaving out a section of hair from your ponytail in the middle, start rolling the hair doughnut up the length of your ponytail while simultaneously wrapping your hair around it.
  6. Once your hair doughnut has reached the base of your ponytail, pin it in place with the help of U pins.
  7. Now, divide the left out a section of hair into thinner sections.
  8. Pick up individual sections of hair, roll them in ringlets, and pin them onto the bun.
  9. Insert the tail of your fine-toothed comb under the centre-parted hair at the front and pull it up to create some volume.
  10. Spread smoothening serum all over your comb and run it through the hair at the front to get rid off any frizz.
  11. Finish off with some spritzes of hairspray to set the updo in place.

 

Loose Romantic Braid

Girl, if the thought of curling irons and hairsprays makes you want to run away, I’ve got your back. Not only is this simple twisted braid style oh-so-beautiful, but it also pairs gorgeously with heavy silk sarees to create the perfect South Indian bride.

 

What You Need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Hair elastic
  • Maang teeka

 

How To Style

  1. Spritz on some texturizing spray all over your hair.
  2. Part your hair on one side.
  3. Flip all your hair onto one side, over your shoulder.
  4. From the side of your parting with more hair, pick up a big chunk of hair from near the top and split into two sections.
  5. French twist these sections by intertwining them with each other and adding more hair from the side of the forehead into the twisted braid.
  6. Once your French twist reaches the nape of your neck, just split all your hair into three sections and braid it right till the end.
  7. Secure the end with a hair elastic.
  8. Loosen your braid to make it look softer and more romantic.
  9. Put on your maang teeka to finish off the look.

 

Bouquet Bun

Gajra (jasmine hair garland) is an intrinsic part of all Indian weddings. Nobody’s outfit at a wedding is complete without a string of jasmine adorning the hair. This bouquet bun is a modern take on the traditional gajra and uses the flowers in the form of a small bouquet to accessorize the simple low bun.

 

What You Need

  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Smoothening serum
  • Hair elastics
  • Bobby pins
  • Juda net
  • Fresh flowers

 

How To Style

  1. Brush out all the knots and tangles from your hair.
  2. Apply some smoothening serum all over your hair to sleek it down and remove any frizz.
  3. Use a fine-toothed comb to backcomb all your hair.
  4. Tie your hair in a low ponytail at the nape of your neck.
  5. Twist and roll your ponytail into a bun and secure it to your head with the help of bobby pins.
  6. Put the Juda net around the bun.
  7. Arrange your fresh flowers into a small bouquet and pin it on top of your bun.
  8. You can add more accessories if you like.
  9. Spritz on some hairspray all over your bun to finish off the look.

 

Intricate Floral Updo

If you are allergic to flowers – or simply don’t like them – here’s an alternative that you can try out. This intricate high updo has been adorned with artificial flowers to add a celebratory feel to the whole look. The plus point of using faux flowers is that you can get them in colours that match your outfit exactly.

 

What You Need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Hair elastic
  • Bumpit (small)
  • Hair doughnut
  • Bobby pins
  • U pins
  • Artificial flowers
  • Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Prep you’re washed, dried hair with some texturizing spray.
  2. Section off the front section of your hair.
  3. Insert a bumpit under the hair at the crown of your head.
  4. Tie a mid-level ponytail with all the hair at the back.
  5. Insert a hair doughnut at the base of your ponytail.
  6. Pick up big chunks of hair from your ponytail and loosely roll and pin them onto your hair doughnut to hide it from view.
  7. Part the front section of hair on one side.
  8. Take all the hair from the side of the parting with more hair, twist it right till the end, and pin it back near your bun with a couple of bobby pins crisscrossed over each other.
  9. Repeat the previous step on the other side.
  10. Add some artificial flowers to your updo with the help of some U pins.
  11. Finish off with a few spritzes of hairspray to secure the do in place.

 

Dutch Braids Bun

Dutch braids have that quality of making any simple hairdo look super intricate and pretty. This stunning updo starts off with double Dutch braids in the front and ends with a fake juda in the back. A fake Juda is a perfect way to get a full-bodied bun in case your hair lacks volume.

 

What You Need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Bumpit (medium)
  • Hair elastics
  • Bobby pins
  • Fake Juda
  • Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

Prep you’re washed, dried hair with texturizing spray.

  1. Part your hair down the middle.
  2. Backcomb your hair, starting from the crown of your head.
  3. Insert your bumpit under the hair at the crown of your head.
  4. Section off the hair at the back (starting from right where your ears are) and tie it into a low ponytail.
  5. Pick up a 2-inch section of hair from right next to the right side of your parting.
  6. Split this section into three strands.
  7. Start Dutch braiding by flipping the side strands under the middle strand (instead of over) and adding more hair into the braid with each subsequent stitch.
  8. Once your Dutch braid has reached the nape of your neck, incorporate and tie it into a low ponytail at the back.
  9. Repeat steps 6 to 9 on the other side.
  10. Tie your ponytail into a low bun and attach the fake juda over it with the help of bobby pins.
  11. Finish off with some hairspray to set the updo in place.

 

Fancy Clip Curly Bun

All you short-haired girls out there, listen up! If you are looking for the best Indian wedding hairstyles for short hair, then here it is. You didn’t think we forgot about you, now, did you? Don’t think of styling your short hair for your wedding as a challenge. Just curling them and pinning them up with a jewel-encrusted clip can give you a truly elegant hairdo.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • Straightening iron
  • 1-inch curling iron
  • Bumpit (medium)
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Bobby pins
  • Fancy hair clip

 

How To Style

  1. Apply a heat protectant to your hair.
  2. Straighten your hair.
  3. Picking up 1-inch sections of hair at a time, curl the lower half of all your hair.
  4. Part your hair on one side.
  5. Insert a bumpit under the hair at the crown of your head and smoothen the hair down with a fine-toothed comb.
  6. Pick up a 2-inch section of hair from the front on your left side, twist it a couple of times, and pin it at the back of your head.
  7. Repeat the previous step on the other side.
  8. Clip half your hair with a fancy hair clip in the centre, at the back of your head.
  9. Pull out some curls in the front to frame your face and finish off the look.

 

Ponytail With A Veil

Not gonna lie, I did a double-take when I saw this bridal look. This. Style. Is. So. Badass. Not only has this uber-cool bride gone for an all-black ensemble, but she has also opted for a totally unconventional style for her hair. With a curled up ponytail and a black veil, there’s no denying how awesome this bride looks.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • 2-inch curling iron
  • Bumpit
  • Bobby pins
  • Hair elastic
  • Veil
  • Jhumar
  • Maang teeka
  • Hair elastic

 

How To Style

  1. Apply heat protectant all over your washed, dried hair.
  2. Picking up 2-inch sections of hair at a time, curl the lower half of all your hair.
  3. Insert a bumpit under the hair at the crown of your head.
  4. Part the front section of your hair down the middle.
  5. Smooth over the hair at the top over the bumpit and pin it in the centre at the back of your head.
  6. Pinback the centre parted front section to the sides of your head.
  7. Gather all your hair and tie into a mid-level ponytail at the back of your head.
  8. Pin your veil at the front of your bumpit.
  9. Put on your jhumar and maang teeka to finish off the look.

 

Simple Floral Braid

When it comes to the Big Fat Indian Wedding, flowers play a pivotal role in every aspect. This beautiful floral hairstyle is testament to that. With just a few curls and some artificial flowers in pastel colours, this simple braid has been transformed into a thing of beauty.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • 2-inch curling iron
  • Bobby pins
  • Hair elastic
  • Artificial flowers
  • U pins

 

How To Style

  1. Prep you’re washed, dried hair with some heat protectant.
  2. Picking up 2-inch sections of hair at a time, curl all your hair.
  3. Part your hair on one side.
  4. Pile the front sections of your hair on top of your head and secure them haphazardly with some bobby pins.
  5. Gather all your hair on one side and simply braid it into a side braid.
  6. Secure the ends with a hair elastic.
  7. Attach some artificial flowers along the length of your braid with the help of some U pins.
  8. Pull out some strands of hair from the front to frame your face and finish off the look.

 

Elaborate Poola Jada Braid

No South Indian bridal outfit is complete without a traditional pool Jada. A poola Jada is basically a two-piece floral accessory that goes like a crown around the base of the braid and all along the length of the braid. Once adorned, the bride looks nothing less than a queen.

 

What You Need

  • Smoothening serum
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Bobby pins
  • U pins
  • Hair elastics
  • Savara (hair extensions)
  • Poola Jada (floral hair accessory)
  • Jadagantalu (hanging braid accessory)

 

How To Style

  • Start off by applying a smoothening serum to your hair to get rid of any frizz.
  • Backcomb your hair with a fine-toothed comb.
  • Split your hair into three sections and start braiding your hair.
  • When you have braided till about halfway down, add your savaram to it and split it evenly between the three sections of your hair.
  •  Continue braiding.
  • Add your jadagantalu when you have braided about 3/4th of the way down.
  • Continue braiding right till the end and secure with a hair elastic.
  • Affix your poola Jada to the base and length of your braid with the help of bobby pins and U pins to finish off the look.

 

Traditional Gajra Braid

Look like a mind-blowingly beautiful Tollywood actress on your wedding day by adding a simple twist to your braid. Intertwine a long gajra around your braid to add a floral touch to your traditional bridal look.

 

What You Need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Bumpit (small)
  • Bobby pins
  • Long gajra (jasmine garland)
  • Hair elastic

 

How To Style

  1. Prep you’re washed, dried hair with some texturizing spray.
  2. Part your hair down the middle.
  3. Insert your bumpit under the hair at the crown of your head.
  4. Pick up a big chunk of hair from the left side of your parting, twist it completely, and pin it at the back of your head.
  5. Repeat the previous step on the other side.
  6. Divide all your hair into three sections and simply braid it right till the end.
  7. Secure the end with a hair elastic.
  8. Pin your gajra around the crown of your head and intertwine it around the length of your braid to finish off the look.

 

Side Swept Curls

The simple things in life are the ones that are the most beautiful. And when you have the best designer outfit and jewellery in place for your wedding, you kind of want to retain everyone’s focus on that. So, these simple side-swept curls work wonders to complement your ensemble without taking too much attention away from it.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • 2-inch curling iron
  • Bobby pins
  • Fancy Juda pin
  • Light hold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Apply heat protectant all over your washed, dried hair.
  2. Picking up 2-inch sections of hair at a time, curl all your hair.
  3. Part your hair deeply on one side.
  4. On the side of the parting with more hair, swoop back all the hair at the front and pin it at the back of your head.
  5. Repeat the previous step on the other side.
  6. Flip all your hair to the front, over one shoulder.
  7. Insert a fancy Juda pin on one side to add some sparkle.
  8. Finish off with some light-hold hairspray to prevent the curls from dropping through the day.

 

Rosy Ringlet Bun

What image minds to mind when you think of a classy Indian lady? For me, it definitely has to be a saree clad woman with her hair in a classy bun. This updo does justice to exactly that image. For someone having a simple wedding, a saree paired with a gorgeous ringlet bun accessorized with roses will be a perfect fit.

 

What You Need

  • Texturizing spray
  • Hair elastic
  • Hair doughnut
  • Bobby pins
  • U pins
  • Small artificial roses
  • Stronghold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Prep your hair with some texturizing spray.
  2. The part of your hair on one side.
  3. Tie all your hair in a ponytail a couple of inches above the nape of your neck.
  4. Insert your hair doughnut onto the base of your ponytail.
  5. Picking up 1-inch sections of hair at a time, roll all the hair in your ponytail into ringlets and pin them to your hair doughnut until it is completely hidden from view.
  6. Pin some artificial roses to your bun.
  7. Spritz on some strong hold hairspray to finish off the look.

 

Mermaid Braid

I don’t know about you, but every time I see an Indian bride, it feels like I’m gazing at a mythical creature that does not belong on this plane of existence. This mermaid braid look takes inspiration from just that thought. It doesn’t get more magical than this.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • Straightening iron
  • Texturizing spray
  • Bobby pins
  • Hair elastic

 

How To Style

  1. Prep you’re washed, dried hair with some heat protectant.
  2. Roughly run a straightening iron through your hair to get rid of all the frizz.
  3. Part your hair deeply on one side.
  4. Pull back all your hair from the front and pin it at the back of your head.
  5. Gather all your hair onto one side and simply braid it right till the end.
  6.  Secure the ends with a hair elastic.
  7. Loosen and pancake your braid to make it look wider and finish off the look.

 

Gajra Covered Bun

Every woman aspires to be like her mother in every aspect. I’m sure, as a kid, you also picked up your mum’s discarded gajras and put them in your own hair to look just like her. This gajra adorned bun will let you carry a piece of your mom on the most important day of your life.

 

What You Need

  • Smoothening serum
  • Fine-toothed comb
  • Hair elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • Juda net
  • Jasmine gajra
  • U pins

 

How To Style

  1. Apply smoothening serum all over your hair.
  2. Use a fine-toothed comb to sleek back all your hair and tie into a mid-level ponytail at the back of your head.
  3. Twist and roll your ponytail into a bun and secure it to your head with the help of bobby pins.
  4. Cover your bun with a Juda net.
  5. Now place and cover your gajra over your bun. Secure it to your bun with some U pins to finish off the look.

 

Messy Tiara Braid

Who doesn’t want to look like a Disney princess on their wedding day? I know I would! And of course, the only Disney princess that would fit an Indian bride is Princess Jasmine. This tiara and lose side braid look will have all the wedding guest gasping with awe when they look at you.

 

What You Need

  • Heat protectant
  • 2-inch curling iron
  • Hair elastic
  • Fresh flowers
  • Tiara
  • Bobby pins
  • Light hold hairspray

 

How To Style

  1. Prep your washed and dried hair with some heat protectant.
  2. Picking up 2-inch sections of hair at a time, curl all your hair.
  3. Part your hair on one side.
  4. Gather all your hair on one side and flip it over your shoulder.
  5. Braid your hair very loosely and secure it at the end with a hair elastic.
  6. Insert some fresh flowers into your braid.
  7. Place your tiara at the crown of your head.
  8. Pinback any pieces of hair that are falling out of place.
  9. Spritz on some light hold hairspray to finish off the look.



Hope you try these Indian Juda hairstyles for yourself and recommend to your friends. They are versatile, elegant, have a classy and vintage look all at the same time. And they can suit women of different age groups. They are further easy to do and are comfortable too. Let us know what you think of them here.

 

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