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
A 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
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
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 earrings! Credit: @bridesbynona
4. Curly high ponytail
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
5. Braided boho curly wedding hair
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
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?
7. Rolled half-up half-down
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
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
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
Pinned up and intricate, you’ll feel and look amazing walking down the aisle with this traditional curled updo.
11. Soft chignon
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
19. Low bun
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?
20. Twisted low ponytail
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
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
22. Brushed out natural curls
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
When it comes to long curly wedding looks, this charming, blown-out curly hairstyle is one of our absolute favourites!
24. Curly bouffant hairstyle
When you combine a bouffant hairstyle with luscious curls, you get the dreamiest combo ever: the curly bouffant.
25. French braided fringe
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?
26. Braided low ponytail
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 Spray, of 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
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
28. Short half-up, half-down wedding hair
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
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
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