stunning bridesmaid updos
Turn your attention to our stunning bridesmaid updos. Get inspired by these gorgeous looks and make sure your special ladies look and feel amazing on your wedding day.
Sisters, BFFs, cousins, daughters – your bridesmaids are the women who you want by your side on one the most important days of your life. You’ve chosen the perfect dresses, picked out pretty shoes and now it’s time to add the final touch – your bridesmaids’ hairstyles.
Sweep your bridesmaids’ hair up off their necks and let their beauty shine through with an updo. Elegant and classic, it’s the perfect fit if you’ve decided on dresses with a high neckline or made from an intricate fabric.
Braided, formal or relaxed – bridesmaid updos are as versatile as they come, so you can let your imagination run wild. Browse our bridesmaid hair up ideas and discover dreamy looks for your wedding day.
Braided bridesmaid updos
Braids are a beautiful thing. Whether French, Dutch, classic, rope or fishtail, they can add extra interest and romance to a bridesmaid updo.
Pancake braid updo
Make your bridesmaids look breathtaking with this whimsical pancake braid updo. The trick is volume and texture - sculpt waves with the ghd curve® classic wave wand and add body with ghd total volume foam. With this gorgeous base in place, section the hair and create two Dutch braids that finish at the nape of the neck in a loose bun. Use your fingers to softly tug apart the braids to create that coveted pancake effect.
Braided bun deco
Put a twist on a simple bridesmaid updo with an intricate accent braid. This is ideal for more traditional occasions, with braided details for added interest and an overall elegant finish. Pull hair back into a low-slung chignon, then add contrasting texture with a subtle fishtail braid twisting down from one side of your head and around the bun.
Formal bridesmaid updos
If your wedding is a black tie affair, complement the theme of the big day with formal bridesmaid updos. Think sleek, polished and classic.
Take inspiration from the Duchess of Sussex and ask your bridesmaids to rock a sleek knot. This signature look of Meghan Markle is stunning. By embracing this classic hairstyle, your girl-squad is sure to stun the aisle with their elegance.
Keep your bridesmaids’ look traditional with a voluminous curly updo. With strands falling loose and curls pinned up high, this romantic hairstyle radiates fairytale charm. Pair this statement look with a simple cut dress for the perfect bridesmaid combination.
Capture the beauty of a classic chignon and give it a contemporary upgrade by adding in soft texture. Create loose curls with the ghd curve® soft curl iron and extra volume using the ghd tail comb to achieve this simply gorgeous look.
Tip: It’s easy to embellish this feminine bridesmaid updo – slide a sparkly clip into the back.
Relaxed bridesmaid updos
Boho brides, rejoice! These laidback looks are bound to fit right in with the relaxed vibes of your big day.
Backyard or beach wedding, an undone bun fits perfectly into any laidback event. This relaxed bridesmaid bun follows the theme of a traditional ballerina style but is secured at the nape of the neck in tousled fashion for a more informal finish.
The more body the better with this jaw-dropping textured twist. Add volume all through your bridesmaids’ manes by prepping with ghd total volume foam and plenty of backcombing, then twist into a low-slung bun.
Tip: Whether styling yourself, or getting a stylist to create something amazing, try waving strands before backcombing, using the ghd curve® creative curl wand to create luxurious texture.
Tousled french twist
Your bridesmaids will fall in love with this tousled french twist! A modern version of the classic updo style, this textured look welcomes flyaways and loose strands with open arms.
Make your special ladies feel gorgeous and glam next to you on your big day! These enchanting bridesmaid up-dos will be a great selection for any type of wedding, and let your squad have fun experimenting with different gorgeous styles.