Wedding day is one of the most important days in a woman’s life! It is also the busiest, most hectic and sometimes stressful day in a bride’s life! Aside from the wedding dress, another important part of your look is your hair! As a naturalista, you want to look as naturally beautiful, and that’s why we’ve compiled this post of thirty beautiful wedding hairstyles for black brides.
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Wedding Hairstyles For Black Brides With Short Hair
1. Accessorized TWA
If you just did the big chop or keep your hair short, you can wear your hair as is and accessorize it with a bridal hair piece.
2. Curly Fro
This is another cute and natural style that’s ideal for short to medium length hair. To get this curly look, you can do bantu knots or roller sets.
3. Teeny Weeny Afro with a Fascinator
You can do finger coils or comb coils to achieve this hairstyle. To accessorize it, just add a flower or fascinator.
4. Dyed Afro with a Side Part
Who says you can’t be fun and colorful with your hair on your wedding day?
5. Blown Out Afro Puff
If you have short hair with a lot of shrinkage, you can do a blow out and accessorize your hairstyle with a jeweled hair band.
Natural Hairstyles For Brides With 4c Hair
6. Roll and Tuck With a Headband
You can either achieve this hairstyle yourself or with the help of a hairstylist. You will need stretched hair to be able to get your hair to look like this. Add a cute bridal headband to prettify it.
7. Roll and Tuck With an Accessory
For this hairstyle, you can wear it with a veil for the ceremony and switch things up with a beautiful accessory for the reception.
8. Up-Do With Cornrows
Like the above hairstyle, you can wear a veil for the ceremony and an accessory for the reception. You can also change up the style of the up-do upfront to give you a different look for the reception.
9. Classic Afro Bun
This is such a simple hairstyle that you can do by yourself. To accessorize it, just add a hair accessory of your choice. You can also add a veil at the back for the ceremony.
10. Twist Out With a Fresh flower Wreath
This hairstyle makes a beautiful outdoor or beach wedding. For the reception, you can take down the hair and and wreath to change things up for the reception at night.
11. High Puff Twist Out
Add a bird cage hairpiece for a beautiful look.
12. Flat Twists With a Twist Out Up-Do
Just add a bridal hair jewelry in a way you see fit and you’re set to go. The good thing about this hairstyle is that you can change up the loose part into a different hairstyle for the reception.
13. Twisted Mohawk
This is a regular day-to-day hairstyle that is also appropriate for a wedding. You can formalize it with this bird cage hair piece.
14. Frohawk or Afro Patewo (traditional Yoruba name for this hairstyle)
Similar to the above hairstyle, you can leave the middle of your hair loose so that you can roll it up into a desired hairstyle. You can also add accessories such as hair rings on the cornrows.
15. Cornrow Fro Hawk
For a 4c natural with thick long hair, you can still achieve this hairstyle and look stunning. Glam it up with a hair jewelry or accessory of your choice.
16. Flat Twist Up-do
This hairstyle was adorn by the former Natural Chica (Mae) on her wedding day a few years back. It was styled by Felicia Leatherwood. For this style, you will need to have long hair or use kinky hair extensions. For some bling, just add a hair brooch at the back.
17. Roll and Tuck on Stretched Hair
This is a similar hairstyle as Mae’s hairstyle, except it’s more loose and has more volume. It’s easy enough for you or a hairstylist to replicate.
18. Up Do With Kinky Hair Clip-Ins
If you are pressed for time and want something elegant, you can easily recreate this hairstyle. To prettify it, just add some hair jewels.
20. Side Sweep Up Do
This is also a fuller version of the above hairstyles. Just add a bridal headband for some bling.
21. Side Sweep Up-do with a Bump
This is such an elegant hairstyle. Just add a bridal hair accessory and you’re ready for your big day!
Bridal Hairstyles for Naturals for Type 3 hair
22. Curly Frohawk
23. Fro Out With a Floral Wreath
24. Fro Out With a Floral Crown
Bridal Styles With Extensions
This is an ideal hairstyle for short hair. Just add a hair extension piece or an afro puff clip-in. Beautify it with a head band.
26. Side Sweep Up-Do
You can achieve this hairstyle with a weave or wig. Add a hair piece of your choice for an elegant look.
27. Jeweled Bun
This is also another hairstyle you can also achieve with a wig or weave. Add a hair jewelry of choice to the back for a glamorous look.
28. Twisted Up-do
You will need kanekalon hair or marley hair for this look if you want a natural look. Add a hair piece of choice for an elegant look.
A lace front wig is perfect for all occasion. Have your hairstylist style your hair piece to your liking. For a romantic look, add a bridal hair accessory of your choice.
30. Box Braids
Box braids are so versatile and can be worn to practically any occasion and styled for all occasions. For this style, just add a hair jewelry for a formal look.
What hairstyle will you be trying? Want to share your wedding hairstyles? Be sure to tag me on Instagram at @coilsandglory.
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