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Make-Me-Up-Monday: Twisted & Braided Bridal Hairstyles

We all know that braids have been a top trend for quite a while but how about switching it up by including some twists. Twists are easier to do than some technical braids and are dressy enough to wear on your wedding day. Pin a flower, pretty hairpiece or cute bow to accessorize this flexible look. Hope these lovely images inspire new ideas for how to wear your hair in braids or twists for your bridal beauty look. 

1 via | 2 Keiko Lynn (links to tutorial) | 3 via

Braids work for every kind of style, they fit into any bride’s beauty look. A side French braided do gathered into a low bun is simple and chic for the casual bride. A retro beehive updo is spiced up with two criss-crossing braids as a headband while the original milk maid braids create an angelic halo that can be taken down to form loose waves.

1 Sidewalk Ready (tutorial here)| 2 Gal Meets Glam 

Twisted front pieces keep hair out of your face and hide bangs that you might be wanting to grow out and gives an elegant look. To recreate this look side part hair, section off the front pieces, create a low ponytail and secure into a messy braided bun then french twist the front and pin into the bun.

1 Refinery29 | 2 A Cup of Jo (links to tutorial)

The Gibson hairstyle is in full swing at the moment, it’s trending everywhere from runways to sidewalks and now even down aisles. This simple tucked hair styles can be further dressed up by twisting pieces on both sides and anchoring with a pretty brooch. For an easy to follow tutorial on this kind of hair style, go here.

1 Refinery29 | 2 My Yellow Sandbox (how-to here)

Twisted and braided half up/half down hair styles are casual yet dressy and are perfect for your bridesmaids to wear. Braided crowns or twisted rolls are good options to be able to let the rest of your hair down in waves or curls. These looks work well with all hair types and will stay put from your first dance through your last.

2 Comments

  1. Kayley said . . .

    thanks so much for the feature!!

    Posted October 31, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Permalink
  2. Megan said . . .

    I love the braided hairstyles! Beautiful!

    Posted January 30, 2012 at 10:26 am | Permalink

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