When you think of wedding hairstyles, long, flowing locks or intricate up-dos often come to mind first. That doesn’t mean that our short-hair girls are doomed to have less elegant styles though! We’ve compiled a list of gorgeous wedding hairstyles for short hair that will make you look chic on your big day. Pick one that’ll match your gown and makeup, so all you need to worry about is the groom!
1. Braided half up-do
A half up-do is one of those classic hairstyles that suits any occasion. For your wedding, give it an extra classy twist by twisting the hair you’ll use for the up-do section into a loose milkmaid braid, and secure it to your veil or add flowers to the braid. If you’re planning to wear statement earrings, this is the ‘do for you!
2. Textured Pixie
A pixie cut will match delicate lace and embroidery on a romantic dresses, making it one of the best wedding hairstyles for short hair. Pair it with dewy, barely-there makeup for an ethereal glow.
3. Faux up-do
Who says girls with short hair can’t wear an up-do without using extensions? All you need to do is gather your hair to the back and pin it so it’ll resemble a French twist from behind. Don’t worry about loose pieces in the front — just give them a slight wave so they frame your face for a softer look. A bunch of fresh flowers on your crowning glory will complete this wedding hairstyle for short hair.
4. Classic blowout
Not a fan of barrettes or tiaras? You will never go wrong with a classic blowout. This is a great wedding hairstyle that will suit any hair length, so it will look just as good on a pixie as it would on a lob. It’s also a great style to wear if you’re wearing a ballgown or a heavily embellished frock, as it keeps all the focus on your dress.
Editor’s tip: Remember to give your hair a radiant shine and a sleek feel, finish the look off with some TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil.
5. Bejewelled lob
If your hair is at that awkward grown out length, don’t worry: A few twists of the curling iron should do the trick. Add a bejewelled barrette and simple stud earrings to give your wedding hair some added romance.
Use VO5 Extra Hold Hairspray afterward to define the curls. It offers a strong hold that will keep this wedding hairstyle locked perfectly in place all day, no matter the weather.
6. Short and sleek
Here’s another great wedding hairstyle for short-haired girls, slicked-back or to the side, this is one of those wedding hairstyles for short hair that will never fail. It’s a low-maintenance ‘do that can carry you from the church to the reception with ease.
Editor’s tip: Finish the look off with the TONI&GUY Finishing Shine Spray for a gorgeous, lustrous shine and long-lasting smoothness. The best part is that this product is completely weightless so it won’t weigh your hair down or make it greasy.