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Romantic to Classic: Wedding Hairstyles for Medium Hair

Every detail must be perfect for your wedding day: the ceremony, the location, the wedding gown and of course, the hair must show just the right nuance between regal and playfulness. Let us inspire you and help you find the right hairstyle for your wedding gown. A few styling tips may also come in handy.

Many women think of their perfect bridal gown before any of the other wedding details come to mind. Little girls decide on their wedding dress long before they give boys a second look. Weddings require a lot of decision-making. Choosing the right wedding updo for your medium hair that will match your dress, the style and theme of the wedding is the next opportunity for creativity. Hopefully, the wedding day is not all about perfection.

Easy Wedding Updos for Medium Hair

Having a professional style your bridal hair can be expensive. If you have other plans for your money, you may like to consider some of the very beautiful bridal hairstyles, which you can easily master by yourself.

 

Updos are the most popular wedding hairstyle for medium length hair. This is not surprising because updos not only look classy and elegant they also stay in shape throughout the long wedding festivities. With a little creativity, brides can easily adjust updos to their own style and character, which is definitely an important advantage. There are also many ways to add jewelry to a sophisticated or playful chignon, a banana, a braided crown or a ponytail. Invite your best friends to a hair styling session before the wedding and don’t forget to have some hair spray at hand. You may also consider creating an extra-large chignon with the help of a hair donut. Chignons, braids or buns may be styled high on the crown of the head or in the neck, and you can combine them with middle or side partings as well as with fringes in all styles.

 

By comparison with updos, open hair is not quite as suitable for bridal hairstyles with mid length hair, especially if your hair has a tendency to fall flat after only a few hours. Curls are especially difficult to handle because they tend to quickly lose their bounce. However, you can of course still incorporate curls in your bridal hair style; curls look playful and add a beautiful accent. They work well unless the entire hair style depends on the curls retaining their springiness. Finger waves (water waves) are a stylish alternative to bouncy curls. They keep their shape longer and they are also easy to style.

Bridal Hairstyles with Jewelry and Accessories

Hair accessories can be used to create very unique wedding hairstyles for medium hair. The accessories must complement the wedding gown and the hairstyle.

 

Flowers in your hair are particularly appealing. They are a perfect match for romantic bridal gowns and playful hairdos. Real flowers are beautiful but silk flowers also work well and don’t wilt. Stone-studded as well as simple jewelry looks both pretty and classy. You have the choice of hairpins, slides and diadems with jewels and metal work. Jewelry looks particularly elegant in straight hair. Alice bands may add playful color accents or a touch of elegance. Use black lace if you prefer the extravagant style. Give your imagination and playfulness some free reign! Prince William and Kate Middleton certainly set new standards with their wedding. After their wedding the veil is in vogue again. No longer is the veil considered an old-fashioned symbol.

Which Hairstyles Complement Your Gown?

Do you opt for the plain timeless chignon or do you like to wear a more extravagant hairdo on your wedding day? Whatever style you choose, make sure you feel at ease on your big day. A casual, loosely pinned-up hairstyle looks romantic and is a perfect fit for wedding gowns with plenty of lace and frills. The sleek look may enhance a more conventional bridal gown, which intrigues with simplicity. If the guy at your side rather likes to see you wear your hair open you may consider setting off this hairstyle by wearing a simply styled bridal gown. Casual bridal hairstyles like loosely pinned-up or braided hairdos look particularly appealing on brides in romantic elfin dresses. They are the right style for fairy tale weddings.

Last but not least we would like you to consider this: once you’ve found the right partner, how difficult or how crucial could it be to find the right hairstyle?

Bridal Hairstyles: Planning and Wedding Rehearsal

You learnt the waltz for your wedding dance. Now it is time to rehearse your wedding hairstyle for your medium length hair. Hairstyle rehearsals prevent a catastrophe equivalent to falling down after the first steps of the wedding dance. Before the wedding, try out your hairstyle and make-up a couple of times and time your preparations. It is best to wash your hair the day or the evening before the wedding so it will be more manageable.