10 Indian Bridal Hairstyles For Long Hair

By Divya RaoDivya Rao  • 

The Indian bride today is changing and moving along with the times. We can see this in the choice of bridal outfits, make up and jewelry. So, this wedding season, don’t just focus on your clothes and make up but also think about your hair. Indian women, most of them are blessed with thick, dark and luscious hair. Whether you like to experiment with your hair or like the untouched, straightened look, there’s an option for everyone. Check out the 10 best Indian bridal hairstyles for long hair

1. The Classic Bun

This Indian bridal hairstyles for long hair is a staple across the globe and is easy to do if you’ve got long hair. Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is a boring look because the bun can be worn in many ways. You can go for a center parting, side parting, tie a high bun or a low bun, or even channel your inner Audrey Hepburn and create a bouffant in the front, which looks absolutely elegant.

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2. Braided Bun

Like the look of a bun but would like to add some more character to your hairstyle? This is something you must try and is also one of my personal favorites. It instantly makes your bun stand out. You could add a little flower to soften the look.

3. Soft Curls

This Indian bridal hairstyles for long hair is another look that a lot of women tend to go for. I somehow think of Sonakshi Sinha when I think of this look. She has been styled with soft curls in a lot of her movies. You can also add some hair embellishments to complete the look. After all, there can never be too much bling on your hair.

4. Long Braid

The simple braid can be worn in so many ways. If you’re a lover of the classic braid, add some flowers or head chains along the braid. You can also do the fishtail or messy braid, which looks equally good. This is a popular look amongst South Indian brides.

5. Over The Head Braid

Add some volume to your crown area by creating an over the head braid. This Indian bridal hairstyles for long hair incredibly easy to do for women with long hair and looks brilliant. You can add single braid or a double braid or even go for a crisscross braid. Play with your hair to see which look you like the best.

6. Beehive

Remember Aishwarya Rai sporting that massive beehive at the Cannes Film Festival last year? Yup, that one. It looks so classy and sophisticated. And you can get that too.

7. Side Waves

If you’re going to wear a maang teeka on the side, then this look was created for you. By putting all your hair on side, this look allows you to show off that embellishment on your head.

8. Tight Curls

Who said curls like these were for the beach only? Glam up your look with these tight curls. The longer your hair, the more layers you can create too.

9. Retro Up-do

Feeling a little retro? Opt for this hairstyle, which looks lovely with all the twists in the hair. Make sure you set this with lots of hairspray.

10. The Side Pony

The side pony looks very chic when teamed with the right jewelery. You can also add braids around the pony for a more dramatic effect.


Tip for the bride to be: Don’t forget to eat healthy, nutritious food for shiny, healthy hair. Oil your hair regularly to make sure it’s well hydrated. If hair oil isn’t your thing, you can visit the salon for a hair spa or create a DIY hair spa within the comforts of your own home.

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