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Make-Me-Up-Monday: More Braids Please

Hello lovely brides-to-be and fellow beauty enthusiasts!

We’re back this wedding season with lots more hair and makeup inspiration. By far, the number one request for hair styles this season is braids. And what better way to add texture, right? Braids can be elegant, fun and messy but also chic and romantic. Read on for more inspiration and looks that’ll light a spark for wedding day hair ideas!

via Weddingbells

Kate Middleton stole the show with her elegantly braided updo. It complimented her lace-y flowing gown by adding texture and beautiful contrast against smooth strands. A bit of volume in the front and crown bring loosen up this hair style so instead of seeming uptight, it’s soft and dreamy. The sides are French braided then crossed and interwoven in the back to anchor a low-slung textured bun. She’s setting the standard for brides world wide!

Far left: Bellasugar Middle: Heart Love Weddings Far right: BHLDN

Whether your wedding style is modern beach chic (far left), rustic romantic (middle) or vintage classic (far right) braids can make your wedding day hair style memorable. Lots of brides and bridesmaids are loving this look, they realize it adds volume, depth and takes a basic updo to a whole other level. Braids together with curls make fine hair look full and voluminous and are the perfect canvas to create a piece of art in already thick hair. Braids can also really bring out hair color (cut makes a big difference too!), plan ahead to have your hair colored or highlighted to maximize this style.

Thanks for stopping by, happy Monday!

2 Comments

  1. shamsher said . . .

    i love it

    Posted July 8, 2012 at 5:34 am | Permalink
  2. Lindsay said . . .

    Braids are very popular this season! I’m loving the braided styles you included, very romantic and sweet…

    Posted July 10, 2012 at 10:04 pm | Permalink

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