Ideas & Advice
Think bridal hairstyles and the updo is one many brides instinctively turn to. But these real brides show how wearing your hair down can look absolutely captivating for your big day, too.
Yvonne and Luca's enchanted forest-themed banquet at PARKROYAL on Pickering saw her in a beautiful lace gown with an elegant overskirt by Atelier Pronovias. To match, she wore her hair in a princess-esque half updo fastened with a crystal clip. Wedding of Yvonne Khoo & Luca Tedde. Image: Her World Brides March 2018 Jenn Tan takes old Hollywood glamour for a modern spin with this deep side-parted hairstyle featuring luscious curls. The finishing touch: A gleaming clip that adds understated glamour. Wedding of Jenn and Jian Ming. Image: Her World Brides June 2017 Hair and makeup: Jennifer Goh (9760-8084) For our real brides' makeover feature, our hairstylish Alvin fashioned then bride-to-be Sze Min's long tresses into a low ponytail with tousled waves to match her clean and classic wedding theme. With a deep side part's both sleek and stylish, her look exuded an air of sophistication. Hair: Alvin Foh, using Bed Head by TIGI. Makeup: Sophia Chia/ The Makeup Pros. Image: Her World Brides Shao Wen's half updo with soft waves looks demure but the bride spiced it up with an eye-catching (and aisle-appropriate!) splash of coppery red. See also: COLOURING YOUR HAIR? 6 THINGS THIS HAIRSTYLIST WANTS BRIDES TO KNOW Wedding of Shao Wen and Bernard. Image: Her World Brides Dawn's "I woke up like this" hairdo was perfect for her relaxed romantic pastel and literary-themed nuptials. Plus, it's easy, fuss-free and totally modern. For effortlessly tousled (not frizzy) locks, spritz on a lightweight serum or apply a moisture-locking dry oil while your hair's still damp. Wedding of Dawn Chen and Bob Ong. Image: Her World Brides If you're looking to give glamorous curls a bit of spunk, a side French braid is a chic option. Plus, it's a great way to keep your hair out of your face. See also: BRIDAL BRAIDS! 5 ROMANTIC HAIRSTYLES THAT ARE PERFECT FOR YOUR WEDDING DAY Wedding of Shauna & Shuo Xian. Image: Her World Brides We love how Vannessa's loose effortless tresses with a cluster of vivid blooms and green captures the mood of her laidback rustic affair in an Australian barn. Tip: Consider highlights in your hair (or a lighter hair colour) to bring out the texture of your curls or braids. Wedding of Vannessa and Sean. Image: Her World Brides September 2017 Hair and makeup: Rebecca Turpin, Green Scarf Girl (www.greenscarfgirl.com.au) Waves that start from the crown of your head are great for giving volume, and a fairy tale-esque appeal to your look. Wedding of Claire and Clinton. Image: Her World Brides LUXE April 2018