If you’re reading this, you’re probably on the hunt for wedding updos for medium hair. We understand that no two weddings and no two brides are ever the same, so it’s important to find an individual hairstyle that works with your wedding dress, your theme and, of course, the venue itself!
Depending on whether you’re set to tie the knot in a grand castle or a more low-key hotel ‘do, you’ll want to choose a bespoke hairstyle that ties together the vibe of your day and finishes off your outfit perfectly.
Luckily for you, we just so happen to have a bunch of wedding updos for medium-length hair that are sure to inspire your bridal look!
8 wedding updos for medium hair based on your wedding venue
1. Church wedding
Looking for bridal updos for medium hair for a church wedding? If you’re going down the traditional route with your nuptials, this fishtail braided updo is just what you’ve been dreaming of!
Editor’s tip: One of our favourite parts about this hairstyle is the voluminous, mini bouffant detail, but if your locks naturally lack volume, don’t worry! Spritzing the TIGI Bed Head Oh Bee Hive! Dry Shampoo directly into your roots before backcombing will have a noticeable plumping effect, instantly creating some extra oomph.
2. Beach wedding
Jetting off to paradise for your big day? If you’re on the hunt for bridal updos for medium hair that will withstand the sea breeze, we’ve got just the thing.
3. Registry office wedding
Elaborate weddings aren’t for everyone, but having a registry office wedding doesn’t mean you can’t make an effort with your hair!
4. Woodland wedding
In our opinion, there’s nothing more magical than a woodland wedding. And such a location deserves a fairy-like hairstyle to match – anything less just won’t do!
5. Castle wedding
Getting hitched in a castle calls for a seriously regal style. And if you’ve got mid-long locks, you can live out your princess dreams IRL with one of our favourite (and timeless) wedding updos for medium-length hair: the low chignon.
6. Stately home wedding
Heading to the countryside for a big wedding in a stately home? Then wedding updos for medium hair will help to mark the occasion in style!
Opting for this beautiful crown braid updo means you can rest assured it’ll stay put all day, as there’s no risk of curls dropping or your locks becoming frizzy! Pretty and practical? Yes please! Credit: @dixies.beauty
7. Hotel wedding
Getting hitched in a swanky hotel and looking for wedding updos? Medium hair is the ideal length for pulling off vintage-inspired hairstyles (like the ’20s finger waves above) as they’ll add a glamorous, sophisticated edge to your ensemble. Credit: @terismaymakeup
Editor’s tip: To create your finger curls, we recommend using a light, non-sticky gel (such as the VO5 Mega Hold Gel Spray) to set your look in place and provide a strong, all-day hold – without leaving your locks feeling gross!
8. Garden wedding
Outdoor weddings deserve a picture-perfect hairstyle to rival the scenery and you can’t go wrong with this sweet milkmaid twist updo.
One of the easiest wedding updos for medium hair, there’s no tricky braiding or heat styling required, so if you don’t have a styling squad on hand, this is simply perfect! Credit: @for_v_her
We hope these bridal updos for medium hair helped narrow down your hunt for the perfect style! Now that you’ve got your hair sorted, it’s time to get your BFFs together and pour over more wedding inspo with these stunning bridesmaid hairstyles!