Fabulous & Flattering: 18 Bridal Hairstyles For Reception

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bridal hairstyles for reception

Hum ek baar jeete hai, ek baar marte hai, shaadi bhi ek baar hoti hai. 

For a girl, her wedding is one of the most important days of her life. A life-changing day, any bride wishes that it goes perfectly. From her heels to her nails, everything has to be on-point.

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One of the most important parts of a bride’s look is her hairstyle. Since everything is equally important, her hair is also the centre of attention.

A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event and that’s more the reason for a bride’s hairstyle to be perfect. Especially on the reception, since that’s the day she is surrounded by the most number of people.

Hairstyles evolve with time and a modern bride prefers the newest hairstyles. Predictably, it is extremely difficult to choose one among the thousands of bridal hairstyles for reception there are!

Here’s a curated list of the most eye-catching bridal hairstyles for reception there are.

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1.The Sophisticated Bun

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A favourite among many brides, this chic sophisticated bun is simple and elegant. Though it requires some time to perfect, your hairstylist might be able to do it easily. This look also adds volume to your hair, giving a fuller look. When you combine this with large earrings and a neckpiece, your final look is bound to be swoon-worthy.

2.The Messy Bottom Knot

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Easy to recreate and pull-off, this bun emanates boho vibes. In this, all you have to do is tie your hair in a messy bun near your neck and add some accessory to glam it. You can either add some flowers or even some jewellery. Leave a few strands out to give a modern-vibe.

3.The Curly Braid

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For a bride looking for a glamorous hairstyle, this is perfect! No other hairdo gives so much volume as this does. In this, you’ll have to add a wig so as to achieve the ultimate look. Tell your hairstylist to add many flowers as well as jewellery to make your hair the centre of attention.

4.The Half-Do

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One of the best modern bridal hairstyles for reception, this classy look is guaranteed to make heads turn. Simple and elegant, it is easy to create. Add one large accessory to add sparkle to the hairstyle. Make sure to curl your hair just a little ( the part that is let loose). Ensure to puff the top part of the hair before tying into a bun of sorts.

6.The Half-Do Part 2

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Almost like the previous style, it is one of the most classy bridal hairstyles for reception. The only difference here is that the hair is ironed into fuller curls. The curls give life to the hairstyle. Do not skip the hairspray for this one, how much ever you hate it.

5.The Side Twist

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This flattering hairstyle is a hit among brides. Sweet and sober, it is perfect for a modern bride. Twist your hair into loose curls and sweep to your good side. Secure it with bobby pins and you are good to go. Additionally, if you want to add some accessories, go ahead.

7.The Bejeweled Bun

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How royal does this look?

This updo is easy to pull-off and stylish. Find an extravagant hair accessory like the one in the picture and place it neatly on your bun. The best part is, you can do this by yourself!

8.The Curly Half-Do

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This voluptuous hairstyle is in vogue. Split your hair at the front and twist it all the way back. Curl the loose hair into tight curls and sweep it back. Add flowers to achieve the full effect.

9.The Flowered Bun

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A classy yet sophisticated hairdo, it is perfect for brides who have coloured hair. Tie white flowers, usually mallipu, around your bun neatly. This look is clean and flawless. You can jazz up the bun by adding a wig or braiding it.

10.The Flowered Bun Part 2

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Similar to the previous hairstyle, this is just as pretty, if not more. In this, instead of attaching flowers around the bun, the flowers are attached all over the bun. Carefully pick out the flowers, preferably multicoloured, and ensure to add them fashionably.

11.The Puffed Hairdo

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One of the most eye-catching bridal hairstyles for reception, this tasteful updo looks fabulous. Obviously, the puff is the main point of the hairstyle. Secure it with bobby pins and hairspray and remember to leave a few strands of hair loose.

12.The Flowered Braid

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Courtesy Sonam Kapoor, this hairstyle is loved by all. Ideal for those with long hair, it is simply stunning. Drape the flowers neatly around the braid in a specific pattern. Add a touch of glam by wearing a trendy mang tikka. Try to not cover your hair with a dupatta.

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When Anushka Sharma sported this look, it created quite a storm. Sleek, simple and sober, it is the definition of classy. A look that can be self-done, all you need is some patience. Tie your hair neatly and tightly near your neck and twist it into a bun. Surround the bun with flowers and it’s done! If you choose to sport this look, ensure that you wear large jewellery.

14.The Ponytail

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Popular among modern brides, this look is completely fresh and breathtaking. Add volume to this look by adding a wig. Remember to tell your hairstylist to leave a few strands loose. You can even puff your hair in the front to add some more volume. This hairdo is ideal for those with highlights.

15.The Side Ponytail

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Simple and sweet, this is one of the most sought after bridal hairstyles for reception. You don’t need to accessorise this hairdo, it is beautiful without it itself. Tie your hair loosely on the side and shape it into a beachy twist. Leave some strands free for a casual vibe.

16.The Plaited Updo

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A smart look, this hairstyle is eye-catching. It requires your hair to be excessively braided and then tied neatly. Secure it with loads of bobby pins but ensure that they are hidden. There’s no need for any accessory or even flowers. Just wear heavy jewellery to complete the look.

17.The Basic Side-Sweep

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One of the simplest bridal hairstyles for reception, modern brides prefer it. Even though it is simple, it is flattering. It won’t require more than 20 minutes to create and it is easy to remove. Iron your hair into beachy waves and just secure some of it at the top with a bobby pin.

18.The Tiara

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For the queen in you.

Perfect for brides with short hair, this hairstyle is absolutely glamorous. Iron your hair into loose beachy waves and tie them loosely into a half-do. Sport either a bejewelled tiara or a flower tiara, both look equally fantastic.

Tbh, bobby pins are life-saving.

I hope you found your dream hairstyle in this list of bridal hairstyles for reception. There’s still loads to do though. To unload some of the stress, you can contact us to plan your event and we will do so in the best way possible. Passionate about hassle-free event planning, we would love to plan your dream wedding for you.

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