30 Pinterest-worthy curly wedding hair looks

The best curly wedding hair inspiration for your big day.

Are you a blushing bride-to-be with curly hair? Then you’ve probably been on the hunt for a wedding hairstyle since the proposal day, right? Well, the stars are working in your favour because we’ve created an unmissable list of romantic curly wedding hair looks for your big day.

Whether you’ve got natural coils or a more wavy texture, there are curly wedding hairstyles for all different hair types. So, simply read on to discover the short, mid-length and long curly wedding hairstyles that we’ve been fawning over, and let those church bells ring…

1. Half-up bun with loose curls

Curly wedding hair: Close up shot of woman with half up half down curly wedding hair, wearing white wedding dress and posing outside
Long curly wedding hairstyles can be stylish, too! Credit: Instagram.com/solutionsbridal

half-up, half-down bun can look really elegant on your big day — and this blushing bride-to-be is here to prove it.

Not only is this curly wedding hair look super on-trend, but it is also a gorgeous way to wear your hair off your face while you dance the night away on your wedding day. Credit: @solutionsbridal

Editor’s tip: When it comes to long curly wedding hairstyles like this one, the VO5 Big Volume Mousse is the exact product you need to get the style.

This nifty hair mousse will help to give your curls more bounce and lift for a fuller, ultra-glam look that doesn’t fall flat throughout the day.

2. Short spiral curls

Curly wedding hair: Close up shot of woman in bridal clothing with spiral curled long bob hairstyle, wearing a floral headdress and posing outside
The perfect way to wear your short hair. Credit: Instagram.com/loverly

A flower crown featuring your favourite seasonal flowers will take a short curly ‘do from simple to stunning in a heartbeat. And if you really want to get the look, here is how you get stunning spiral curls at home (you’re welcome!). Credit: @loverly

3. Pineapple updo

Curly wedding hair: Close up shot of woman with afro hair styled into a pineapple bun updo, wearing bridal clothing and posing outside
Opt for a regal style like this bridal beauty. Credit: Instagram.com/bridesbynona

If you’re a naturalista looking for a modern but traditional style for your wedding day, we suggest you try this stunning curly wedding hair look, complete with a glamorous hair accessory.

This pretty natural puff hairstyle will allow you to show off your coils and keep you looking chic all day long (no touch-ups necessary!). Just don’t forget the statement earringsCredit: @bridesbynona

4. Curly high ponytail

Curly wedding hair: Close up shot of woman in bridal clothing with a high curly ponytail, posing outside
If all else fails, you know you can count on a high ponytail. Credit: Instagram.com/stylishweddings

You can’t talk about curly wedding hairstyles without this enchanting hairstyle, the curly high ponytail. Versatile enough for both the wedding and the after party, this pony is a refreshingly relaxed choice you can DIY. Credit: @stylishweddings

10 of the best ponytail hairstyles to try now.

5. Braided boho curly wedding hair

Curly wedding hair: Side view of a woman with medium brown hair worn in curls and braids with a flower crown accessory
Channel your inner boho babe with this braided look!

Adding braids to your curly barnet will instantly inject a healthy dose of boho charm and feminine appeal into your wedding ‘do, while also helping to tame those pesky flyaway hairs. Top it all off with a delicate floral headband and you’ll exude all the chic, bohemian vibes.

6. Veil wedding hairstyle

Curly wedding hair: Photo of a bride with long curly brunette ombre hair, wearing a veil
Adding a veil will instantly make you feel like a bride.

If you like the thought of wearing a veil but don’t want to wear your hair in an udpo, this look is for you. Allowing you to show off your natural curls in all their glory, what’s not to love?

Wedding hairstyles with a veil that will leave you feeling inspired

7. Rolled half-up half-down

Curly wedding hair: Back view of a blonde bride with mid-length curled hair in a rolled half-updo with white flower accessories
A half-updo makes it easy to work in accessories. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

If you’re looking for a way to incorporate accessories into your curly wedding hair, look no further. This half-up rolled hairstyle is perfect for a wedding with its retro rolled detail and you can match your accessories to your bouquet.

8. Hollywood waves

Curly wedding hair: Photo of a brunette bride with side-swept Hollywood waves
Exude glamour with glossy, voluminous curls.

As long curly wedding hairstyles go, Hollywood waves can’t be beaten. Timelessly glamorous, the look is made up of a deep side parting and side-swept waves for a filmstar-worthy style.

Editor’s tip: The key to creating authentic vintage waves is to have lots of shine! Smoothing a few drops of the TONI&GUY Shine Gloss Serum through your curls will help to add a glossy shine and keep your strands sleek – meaning no frizz and flyaways.

9. Front twists on natural curls

Curly wedding hair: Bridal runway model with long dark natural curly hair with a twisted half-up
Rock your natural curls with pretty twisted details. Credit: indigitalimages.com

This simple style lets you flaunt your natural locks while giving them an understated bridal edge. You can use bobby pins the same colour as your hair to keep them hidden or add detail with embellished hair clips for a touch of sparkle.

10. Pinned updo

Curly wedding hair: Back view of a redhead bride with her hair in a curly pinned updo
This traditional updo would flatter any bride.

Pinned up and intricate, you’ll feel and look amazing walking down the aisle with this traditional curled updo.

11. Soft chignon

Curly wedding hair: Close-up shot of a woman with dirty blonde hair in a curly messy chignon
Keep it soft and natural with an undone bun. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Not about hairstyles that look too ‘done’? Lusting after all the effortlessly-undone curly wedding hairstyles out there? Well, it’s your lucky day, because you can easily give your curly hair a more off-duty feel with a soft curly chignon.

12. Low side ponytail with flower crown

Curly wedding hair: Brunette bride with long curly hair in a low side ponytail with a flower crown
This isn’t your average ponytail.

Getting married outside and need wedding hairstyles for curly hair that fit with your theme? This low side ponytail has a whimsical, fairylike feel that’s perfect for nature-filled woodland weddings.

13. High bun

Curly wedding hair: Photo of a woman with light brown naturally curly hair in a high bun with a flower crown
This updo looks beautiful from all angles.

We love an elegant high bun on all hair types but we especially like the way you can frame your face with a few soft curls for an even more romantic style on naturally curly hair.

14. Mermaid waves

Curly wedding hair: Photo of a woman with long platinum silver blonde wavy hair with an elaborate white flower crown
Flowing waves are the perfect style for an outdoor wedding.

For a princess-worthy hairstyle that you can do yourself, try these flowing mermaid waves. For extra interest, try adding a flower crown to tie the look together.

15. Head pieces

Curly wedding hair: Brunette bride with long curly hair with a diamante barette hair clip
Adorn your curls with a statement barrette.

If you’ve chosen a plain dress, why not add some bling with a diamante headpiece? Diamante and rhinestone encrusted hair accessories are set to be big this season, so this way you can tap into the trends while still opting for a classic wedding hairstyle.

16. 1920s waves

Curly wedding hair: Brunette bridal model with bob length '20s inspired finger waves
This ’20s inspired hairstyle is a great way to give your look a retro feel. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

For any short haired bride-to-bes, we love the vintage styling of these ’20s inspired waves with the beaded dress. All you need to create these Gatsby inspired curls is our step-by-step finger waves hair tutorial.

17. Rolled curly updo

Curly wedding hair: Back view of a woman with her dark afro hair worn in a chignon bun with a floral hair accessory attached
Rolling, rolling! Credit: Verity Jane Smith

Wondering how to keep your tightly-coiled, natural curls under wrap? Don’t fret, because there are lots of wedding-appropriate updos out there that won’t compromise on an ounce of style!

And these beautifully rolled curls are ideal, giving off loads of vintage glamour, as well as endless sophistication and class.

Editor’s tip: Just remember to give your wedding day ‘do a big moisture boost with a spritz of the TIGI S-Factor Papaya Leave-In Moisture Spray, that’ll also help to detangle your hair and fight any frizz!

18. Half-up wedding hair with bow

Curly wedding hair: Back view of a woman with ginger curly hair worn in a half up hairstyle with a white bow accessory attached
If all else fails, put a bow on it! Credit: Verity Jane Smith

If you’re blessed with perfectly-formed ringlets throughout your mane, you’ll want to show them off on your big day, right? However, allowing your curls to flow freely can easily overwhelm your face, not to mention your wedding dress! But there is a simple solution: a half up, half down hairstyle.

Team your half-up look with a hair accessory of your choice – like a statement clip or a cute bow – and there won’t be a single dry eye as you walk down the aisle!

19. Low bun

Curly wedding hair: Side view of a woman smiling with dark brown curly hair worn in a low bun
This bun won’t let you down on your big day!

If your dress is going to do all the talking, you’ll need a classic, subtle curly wedding hair look to pair it with. Our favourite? The curl-friendly low bun hairstyle!

This lovely bun will keep your hair in place day-to-night, won’t require any touch-ups and will ensure you shine! You can’t argue with that, can you?

Low bun hairstyles that every It girl is rocking (and you should be, too!).

20. Twisted low ponytail

Curly wedding hair: Backshot of model with long curly wedding hair styled into low ponytail
Forget high ponytails, it’s all about the low ones!

Can’t get enough of lush, long curly wedding hairstyles? Then prepare to fall in love with this low twisted ponytail.

If you’re less than proficient at styling your locks and are hunting for easy wedding hairstyles, this look might just the be the one.

21. Retro curly bob

Curly wedding hair: Model with black short curly wedding hair with white dress and flowers
Channel vintage vibes with this short, curly ‘do! Credit: Instagram.com/christinedonee

Currently working a short bob or lob haircut? Then a great way to show off your curls is to rock them in with loads of retro vibes!

The key to nailing this look is to create a slightly off-centre parting and making sure that your curls are perfectly set, as this will give your ‘do its vintage-inspired shape and silhouette. Credit: @christinedonee

Editor’s tip: To set your retro curls in place, give your look a healthy dose of the TRESemmé Firm Hold Hairspray before pinning one side back with a statement clip or a simple bobby pin.

22. Brushed out natural curls

Curly wedding hair: Black bride with short curly wedding hair with flowers and white dress
Natural curls looked gorgeous when brushed out! Credit: Instagram.com/zoellamby

Looking for some curly wedding hair inspiration for your natural tresses? Instead of tucking them away, show off their beautiful texture, with this easy-peasy brushed-out hairstyle.

To get the height and volume this wedding look requires, use an afro pick to comb out your mane and create a  stunning halo of coils and curls. #Slay! Credit: @zoeallamby

23. Blown out curly wedding hair

Curly wedding hair: Bride with long brown curly wedding hair and blue flowers
Blow everyone away with this gorgeous ‘do! Credit: Instagram.com/galynych

When it comes to long curly wedding looks, this charming, blown-out curly hairstyle is one of our absolute favourites!

This show-stopping style will allow you to display your wondrous, long curly hair, while also giving your overall style a glamorous upgrade. Credit: @galynych

24. Curly bouffant hairstyle

Curly wedding hair: Woman with light blonde hair long curls half up with flowers
Curly hair + bouffant hairstyle = the stuff of dreams! Credit: Instagram.com/hotstyle.cz

When you combine a bouffant hairstyle with luscious curls, you get the dreamiest combo ever: the curly bouffant.

Featuring tumbling, romantic curls, this picture-perfect look is great for fine-haired ladies who are looking for volumised, curly wedding hairstyles. Credit: @hotstyle.cz

25. French braided fringe

Curly wedding hair: Black bride with natural hair braided and left out
Got natural curls? This one is for you! Credit: Instagram.com/ikimberlyelise

Ready to give your natural, curly wedding hairstyle a playful edge? Then why not try working in some braids near the front of your hairline and fake some bangs, a la this naturalista?

For maximum style points, pair the look with some Grecian-inspired accessories and get ready to channel your inner Greek Goddess! Credit: @ikimberlyelise

26. Braided low ponytail

Curly wedding hair: Back view of a bride with long blonde hair worn in curls and a side braid ponytail
Take your ponytail to new heights with braided heights! Credit: Instagram.com/lavish.pro

Before you sneer at our suggestion of a ponytail for your wedding day, first take a long look at this low, braided concoction – isn’t it breathtaking?

This gorgeous hairstyle will keep your curls tamed, pair magically with your wedding dress and ensure you steal the spotlight on the day. See? Curly wedding hairstyles don’t have to be complicated to look good! Credit: @lavish.pro

Editor’s tip: Curly wedding hairdos like this one are best served glossy! The best product to use to make your mane sparkle? The TONI&GUY Finishing Shine Sprayof course.

This super fine mist gives your hair brilliant shine and polish while helping to control static. With this at hand, you’ll be ready for your close up.

27. Side braided curly wedding hair

Curly wedding hair: Bride with side braided hairstyle in her long brown hair with flowers attached to it
Which side will you pick? Credit: Instagram.com/cavinelizabeth

Just because you’re sporting a curly, short or long bob hairstyle, that doesn’t mean braids are out of the question.

In fact, braiding your curly hair to the side is perfectly doable – plus, by adding a few flowers to your look, a unique and ultra chic style done in seconds. Wedding-ready locks in under 5? Sign us up! Credit: @cavinelizabeth

Master the classic side plait with our step-by-step tutorial.

28. Short half-up, half-down wedding hair

Curly wedding hair: Backshot of woman with brown hair with highlights in a half-up, half-down hairstyle with baby's breath flowers in it
Get the best of both worlds with this short half-up, half-down ‘do! Credit: Instagram.com/wedding.mate

Think curly wedding hairstyles for short hair are not interesting? Well, you’d be wrong! Take this bouffant half-updo for example, it’s utterly fabulous and won’t require the use of a glam squad. Credit: @wedding.mate

29. Blooming curly wedding hair

Curly wedding hair: Model with afro hair with flowers in it
You’ll be a bloomin’ beauty with this curly wedding hairstyle! Credit: Verity Jane Smith

Fortunate enough to have big, afro curls? Then you need to consider trying out one of the most popular curly wedding hairstyles around, flower decorated hair.

Whether you opt for carnations, roses or peonies, rest assured you’ll have a curly wedding hair look that’s bloomin’ beautiful.

30. Side bun with braid

Curly wedding hair: Woman with blonde hair in a curly wedding hair styled into a side braided bun
Show off your best side with this pretty hairstyle! Credit: Instagram.com/elstilespb

If you’re after something with ultra-feminine vibes, we think we have just the thing for you! This twist on the classic side bun is quick and easy to achieve and what’s more, it’s also super versatile.

Note: this look works best if you have medium- to long-length curly hair so that it’s easier to weave your braid. Credit: @elstilespb