Wedding hairstyles for medium hair: Looks you’ll fall in love with

Hear those wedding bells ring!  

Since your wedding day is set to be one of the happiest days of your life, chances are you’ll want everything to be perfect. From the right dress, venue, and even the floral centre piece – but what about the ideal hairstyle? When it comes to bridal styles, the inspiration camps are usually split into those for women with ultra long locks, or those with super short tresses. So if it’s wedding hairstyles for medium hair you’re after, you may be feeling stuck!

Now, don’t get yourself into a twist: we happen to love medium-length hair, because it actually makes the perfect go-between length to work with a wealth of different styles! So, before you rush off to get your mane chopped before your big day, keep reading and take a look at the lovely bridals looks we found for your medium mane…

Wedding hairstyles for medium hair


asian bride wearing strapless white gown with her long brunette hair styled into a half up half down look
Wedding hairstyles for medium hair: Half up half down.

Half-up, half-down ‘do

While this hairstyle may seem like an ideal ‘do for long hair, it actually works amazingly well for medium length hair, too. Also suitable for almost any hair type, this hybrid hairstyle can easily be customised with the addition of some stunning hair accessories – think dazzling hair clips, floral bands, or even glittering hair studs.

Now, if accessories aren’t quite your thing, you can still give this look an added element of interest, simply by incorporating a couple of side braids into your look! Just weave a small 3-strand plait on either side of your head, bringing them to meet at the back and secure with a hairband. It’s quick, easy, and you’ll look effortlessly styled!

blonde bride wearing a white dress and necklace with her hair in a side ponytail with a flower hair accessory
Wedding hairstyles for medium hair: Cute bridal ponytail.

Cute bridal ponytail

You may not consider a ponytail to be a popular bridal look, but this wedding hairstyle shouldn’t be brushed over. As well as looking cute, bridal ponytails are a practical choice – after all, a wedding ‘do needs to be out of your way, and last until the evening soiree!

Love the idea of working a ponytail for your big day, but scared it will look flat in your fine tresses? Don’t fret: just take a look at our neat ponytail trick to getting a thicker-looking mane, here!

blonde bride with halterneck white dress and a bun hairstyle with feather accessory
Wedding hairstyles for medium hair: Bridal bun.

Bridal bun

When it comes to rocking a classic style for your big day, many brides opt for a simple bun. Bun styles are easy to create, elegant, and they tuck all your tresses neatly away – so what’s not to love?

Whether you choose a tight ballerina bun or a slightly more intricate design, this wedding hairstyle for medium hair is sure to look great on your special day. Once you’ve decided on your bridal bun, just remember to mist it with the TRESemmé Ultimate Hold Hairspray, to ensure that it stays put all day and keeps those flyaways at bay!

Brunette model with her hair in loose wavy curls with a braided detail
Wedding hairstyles for medium hair: Loose wavy curls.

Loose waves

Want to wear your medium length hair down for your wedding, but want something a little special? Then how about working some loose waves into your mane? Not only do waves look stunning with any hair type or colour, but we also love how this wedding hairstyle can be personalised to include cute braids or pinned back sides.

Editor’s tip: When using heated styling tools to create your waves, remember to use a good heat protectant, like the Toni&Guy Heat Protection Mist. Then, finish off the look with a spritz of the TRESemmé Catwalk Collection Make Waves Creation Hairspray, to set your ‘do in place!


We hope you enjoyed these bridal looks for medium hair! If we’ve left you wanting more, check out our Wedding Hairstyles page for all the bridal inspiration you could ever want, including the gorgeous short hair wedding ‘dos that we love!

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