Wedding Hairstyles ideas for brides

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Wedding hair inspiration for Brides

To wear your hair up or down, textured or sleek, that is the question!

There are so many different options that it can be hard to know where to start when looking for ideas so here we have put together our most requested looks to give you some ideas about what is trending.

All hairstyles featured are by Gemma Nichols Hair and Makeup team.

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The high bun

Lift the bun from low to high and you have this years hottest trend, especially teamed with 90's bangs. The high bun is a feature itself and a great way to show off the back of a dress. There are so many variations depending on how sleek or textured you would like the look and to make it really on trend consider the sweeping, side fringe like Paris Hilton had for her wedding.

modern French roll
Pammy hairstyle
Kim k style high bun
half up half down hairstyle
half up half down hair

the half up half down

Always popular because it's best of both worlds and most people love their hair down but need the front secured to be weather proof.

We are getting more requests for 60's inspired styles with bends and volume and more polished variations.

This years hottest accessory is the bow!

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sleek high bun
slick bun

polished bun

Tame those flyaways and grab the shine spray as sleek is making a come back, especially when it comes to buns.

sleek bun


Hollywood, glam, sleek.

Waves are here to stay and there are so many variations of them so you can put your spin on them.

Clip in extensions are normally needed to create volume and hold for this style but the good news is our brides get a discount with Zala.


the knot bun

The knot bun

Yep you guessed it knots are hot this year!

This bun is so chic and straight out of Vogue, perfect for the stylish bride. You can make it your own by having it sleek, textured or adding some fresh flowers, the possibilities are endless.

knot bun with flowers

Styling tip: add Flowers

Add flowers to your knot bun to create a pretty and relaxed detail perfect for a rustic outdoor ceremony.

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Feel free to contact Gemma Nichols Hair & Makeup and we will be more than happy to discuss your upcoming wedding and help give you all the advice to make sure you shine on your special day.