A 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 natural hair bride, you want to look as naturally as possible on your big day, 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 you like to keep your hair short, you can wear your hair as-is and accessorize it with a bridal hair fascinator such as this one.
2. Curly Fro
This is another classy and natural style that’s ideal for short to medium length hair. To get this curly look, you can do bantu knots, twist outs or use rollers to curl your hair.
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 bridal hair flower or a fascinator.
4. Colored Afro with a Side Part
Who says you can’t be fun and colorful with your hair on your wedding day? You can keep things casual by leaving your hair out, or you can add a wedding veil.
5. Blown Out Afro Puff
If you have short hair with a lot of shrinkage, you can do a blowout and accessorize your hairstyle with a jeweled hair band.
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6. Roll and Tuck With a Headband
You can either achieve this hairstyle by 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 wedding 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 wedding veil for the ceremony and an accessory for the reception. You can also change up the hairstyle of the up-do at the front for a different look at 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 wedding veil at the back of the bun.
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 wreath to change things up for the reception at night.
11. High Puff Twist Out
Add a birdcage hairpiece for a beautiful look.
12. Flat Twists With a Twist Out Up-Do
Just add 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 birdcage hairpiece.
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 the desired hairstyle. You can also add hair 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 hair jewelry or accessory of your choice.
16. Flat Twist Up-do
This hairstyle was adorned 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 bridal hair brooch at the back.
17. Roll and Tuck on Stretched Hair
This is a similar hairstyle as Mae’s hairstyle, except it’s looser 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 have short hair and want to have long hair on your wedding day, you can add some kinky hair clip-ins and style as usual. Add a bridal jewelry to glam it up.
If you are pressed for time and want something elegant, you can easily recreate this hairstyle. To prettify it, just add some rhinestone wedding pins such as these ONES.
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!
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22. Curly Frohawk
To get the curly look, you’ll need to set your hair in tiny rollers. Carefully take them down and fluff. You can wear this style with a wedding veil or a bridal hair accessory of your choice.
23. Fro Out With a Floral Wreath
This is a classy and simple look. Ideal for an outdoor or beach wedding. Add a floral wreath or crown for a romantic look.
24. Fro Out With a Floral Crown
This is another simple hairstyle that you can beautify with a floral crown. If you have short hair, you can add some kinky hair clip-ins.
Bridal Hairstyles With Extensions
25. Braided Bun
This is an ideal hairstyle for short hair. Just add a hair extension piece such as xPressions kanekalon hair for the braid or a simple afro puff bun. Beautify it with a headband.
26. Side Sweep Up-Do
You can achieve this hairstyle with a weave or wig. Add a hairpiece 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 hairpiece of your choice for an elegant look.
29. Lace Front Wig
A lace front wig is perfect for all occasions. Have your hairstylist style your hairpiece to your liking. For a romantic look, add a bridal hair accessory of your choice.
30. Styled Bridal 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 hair jewelry for a formal look.
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