Bridal Hairstyle Ideas: 5 Beach Wedding Looks to Try

All Things Hair Team | 14 April 2019
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Getting hitched by the ocean? Show off that bridal glow with a beach-perfect bridal hairstyle!

There’s something about beach weddings that evokes a distinct charm unlike any other. It provides a romantic setting and at the same time, an easy, laidback vibe. If you’re a bride who’s about to say “I do” with the sand and sea as your backdrop, preps have got to be really exciting. Stepping in to help you cross out one item off of your wedding to-do list is us, armed with the prettiest bridal hairstyles that would go perfectly well with your beachy affair.

Your best bets are looks that are both romantic and casual—nothing too sleek and polished. If you’re looking for inspiration, keep scrolling down because we’ll help you pick a gorgeous bridal hairstyle that will surely sweep you—and your groom—off your feet.



Bridal Hairstyle: Pretty ‘Dos for a Beach Wedding



1. Loose fishtail side braid

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Keep it loose and relaxed. Credit: iStock

Beach wedding hairstyle rule number 1: keep it loose and relaxed. Your bridal hair has got to have a lot of chill, girl! This loose fishtail side braid offers you that. It’s sweet and feminine and would complement a flowy white dress and a fresh, sun-kissed makeup look.

2. Boho-chic braided bangs

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Go for a fun casual ‘do like this braided bangs hairstyle. Credit: iStock

If you want a pretty and fun ‘do, go for cute boho-chic braided bangs. Just create a deep side part, braid your bangs all the way to one side, and finish off the look with a cute flower crown. Oh, and to get that nice texture and movement, spritz sea salt spray on your hair.

3. Lazy bun

Bridal hairstyle: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with dark hair in a low bun wearing a blue dress outdoors
No need to make this hairstyle perfect. Just leave it a bit loose and lazy.

This dreamy look will definitely make your groom fall in love with you all over again! Lazy just never looked this good. To add a bit of sparkle to your bridal hair, wear a pretty hair clip along with this lazy bun. You can wear this look from the ceremony up to the reception—even until the after-party if you wish!

4. Infinity twist half updo

twisted half-up bridal hairstyle
An exception to the rule; polished but still beach-friendly. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Not a fan of messy-chic hairstyles? Walk down the aisle with a dreamy infinity twist half updo. It is a simple but elegant look for a beach wedding. Balance out the sleekness of this hairstyle by creating soft, loose waves at the tips of your hair.

5. Half up boho braid

Bridal hairstyle: Back shot of an Asian woman with long dark hair in half up boho braid wearing a dress outdoors
Boho braids and beach weddings make for a perfect combo.

This won’t be a list of beach wedding hairstyles without a beach wave ‘do. But since it’s a special occasion, we have to upgrade your regular beach waves and incorporate bridal braids. Introducing the half up boho braid! This hairstyle has it all—it’s chic, laidback, and romantic. It’s perfect for the day you tie the knot with your sweetheart.



Beach Wedding Essentials



Don’t know what products to use to get beautiful hair for your beach wedding? Here are some suggestions:

Bridal hairstyle: Flat lay of shampoo and conditioner and bohemian-themed props
Get soft, smooth, and fragrant hair with these eco-friendly products.

1. Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Smooth and Serene Shampoo

Before you start with any hairstyle, make sure that your hair is soft and smooth. Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Smooth and Serene Shampoo helps calm rebellious frizz, so your messy-chic, textured hairstyles look laidback instead of unkempt. This shampoo also has a delicate French Lavender scent for a relaxing bath session on the day of your wedding. For best results, follow up with Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Smooth and Serene Conditioner.

2. TRESemmé Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo

TRESemmé Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo

When you have a beach wedding, you’ll be spending a considerable amount of time outdoors. The sun, sand, and sea might make for a lovely wedding backdrop, but the heat can give you sweaty and greasy-looking scalp. Freshen up by spritzing TRESemmé Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo on your roots before you head to the reception. This dry shampoo can also add a bit of texture to your hair—perfect for rocking another beach wedding hairstyle after the ceremony.

Get the products you need for your beach wedding looks using these links:
Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Smooth and Serene Shampoo
Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Smooth and Serene Conditioner
TRESemmé Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo

Now you’re ready to say “I do”—to your groom, to the beach, and to these gorgeous bridal hairstyles!

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