Timeless To Trending, The Ultimate Guide To Bridal Bun Hairstyles

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An eternally elegant hairdo, a hair bun is a smart hairstyle choice for every bride out there. I’ll tell you why. Weddings often entail brides with endless hours of standing, smiling and hugging. Not to mention, the Indian weather conditions that will leave you sweating in a matter of a couple of hours. At this point of time, you definitely don’t want a hairstyle that ends up annoying you even to the slightest extent. Beautifully tied up hair, a bun comes in your corner! With its versatility, you could tie it up in so many different ways based on the function, theme, what you like and what suits you. Traditional to contemporary, classic to fashion-forward, this ultimate guide to bridal bun hairstyles is sure to help find the ideal one for you!

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Bridal Bun Hairstyles With Flowers

Doughnut Bun

Middle partition leading to this neat doughnut like bun makes for an elegant hairdo. The layers of jasmine encircling it add so much definition. With a minimalistic outfit and heavy earrings, this hairdo will complete a look that is sure to turn around faces.

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The Rose Holder

The beauty and softness of this flower is always a romantic addition. A simple bun with the roses semi-circling it would add just the right amount of fanciness to the bridal beauty. If your outfit is subtle coloured, go for bold coloured roses and vice-versa. Although, white roses will work well all colours!

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The Statement Bun

The trend got hotter since Anushka Sharma chose this OTT bun for her wedding. Preferably go for monochromatic flowers for this floral extravaganza. A sheer dupatta with the partial visibility of the flowers looks stunning. If your hair is short in length or volume and you think bun is a bad idea for you, trust me with a few extensions, this bun is sure to give an illusion of voluminous hair.

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The Delicate Florals

With these small flowers adorning the soft curls of the bun, this chic hairstyle is a winner. While this looks complicated, it is very much doable. You could ideally do this for Mehandi, Haldi or Sangeet.

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The Gajra Spiral

While this looks too much, with a subtle coloured graceful outfit and minimum accessories, this is going to stand out as a contemporary look. The 4 rounds of gajra is an elegant hairstyle that fits the tastes of both South Indians and the North Indians.

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Bridal Bun Hairstyles With Jewellery

Centre Brooch

You get this in different colours ranging from red, blue, pink etc. However, silver and gold are most preferred as they tend to go along with all colours of outfits.

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Traditional OTT Bun

If you want a hairdo with more than brooch or flowers, you are looking for something extra and lean towards the OTT type (don’t worry we’ve got you sorted :P). Embellishments like this diamond-shaped net, covering the whole of the bun give an authentic traditional look. Linking the brooch and flowers, it also works out to be a great look completer.

A variety of similar and different bun jewellery like these are available in the market. Check it out and know what’s in store for you!

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Clip Accessory

If you are the girl that likes to keep things easy breezy or doesn’t want to spend much on a hairstylist, this one is for you. Available in diverse colours, materials and designs, bridal bun hairstyles get the simplest with these. The different sizes make it easy for you to choose then in accordance with your hair length and volume.

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The Kundan Touch

Previously common only among the North Indians, South Indians are gradually developing a taste for Kundan Jewellery too. Minimalistic and sophisticated, it looks very pretty. If you’re wearing Kundan jewellery, this addition to your hair will only enhance the entire look.

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Contemporary Headgear Look

We saw the traditional OTT bun jewellery, but the popular Indo-western outfits call for something contemporary. If you’re looking for bun accessories that elevate your look to a goddess, find such jewellery pieces in the market. Fashion experimenters, you could certainly go for it!

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Bridal Bun Hairstyles Without Accessories

The Endless Twists

Though this seems complicated, the end look is worth it! It will most probably require extensions. This exquisite look with a few soft curls left on either side of the face makes for an awesome reception look.

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The Twin-braided Knot

A tad bit on the messy side, this unique styled bun is absolutely striking. Though it’s pretty delicate, it is sure to stand out. If you wish to enhance the glam factor, you could place pearl-like stones in each knot of the braid.

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The Classic Bun

A neat hair bun with a puff and a Maang Teeka is an evergreen hairstyle that would go with almost every outfit and look. Heavy accessories paired with it, is a beautiful bridal look that you could go for if simplicity is your style!

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The Chignon Bun Hairstyle

Chignon is the French word for a bun. It is particularly low at the nape of the neck. It looks super sophisticated and glamorous and often chosen by many celebrities for the red carpet. If you are even slightly intrigued, do try it out. And if it suits you well, definitely consider it.

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Bridal Bun Hairstyles For Long Hair

The Legendary Messy Bun

Hasn’t everybody fallen in love with this look of hers? But trust me it is not that only Deepika can pull off this look. You could slay in this messy bun too. Every bride should consider it!

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Some more messy bun ideas!

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Front Braided Bun

This looks beautiful on girls with medium to long hair. The front braid with the loose front hair softly falling in the face looks exceedingly romantic and vintage. Though it is not well suited for the main wedding day, you could certainly wear for the other ceremonies.

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Braid It All

Long hair girls, you always benefit when it comes to hairstyles, don’t you? Braided and then bunned, this is another of those amazing hairdos that are in your favour. It adds both a traditional and modern touch to your look!

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Ringlet Bun Hairstyle

This retro hairstyle is a classic. Pairs beautifully with sarees and gowns, it is perfect for a reception look. If you have a themed wedding party like a retro night or Sufi night or the likes, you are going to rock like a queen with a hairdo as this.

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Bridal Bun Hairstyles For Short Hair

Jasmine All The Way

Go for any hairstyle of your choice for the front. Then pull back all the hair behind and make a bun. It doesn’t matter how small it is. Because now you’re about to add a magic element that’ll create the perfect illusion. Generously Roll jasmine over the bun that’ll complete a look to give you a look similar to the picture. You bun size now doesn’t matter coz haha, no one can see it now xD

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You could also go for a unique Genda Phool look!

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Side Braided Bun

Delicate accentuator of your bridal look, this side braided bun is eye-catchy. While it pairs well with gowns, you could add flowers close to the end of the braids to pair it with lehenga and other Indian outfits!

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I had an amazing time curating this list for your big day. Hope I managed to help you out relieve your stress with respect to your bridal bun hairstyle.

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