Dress? Check. Flowers? Check. Bridal hairstyle? Uh oh. If your big day is inching closer and you’ve yet to pick the perfect hairstyle to match your gown and makeup, you may be a little panicked. But rest assured, with these 13 DIY wedding hairstyles, you’ll find the look you’ve been dreaming of, and all without the hassle of visiting a stylist on your special day (because you’ve already got enough to worry about, right?).
13. Easy Twisted Updo
If you’re searching for a 15-minutes-and-done hairstyle that looks like it took hours for a top stylist to create, look no further, because this easy twisted updo from The City Sage is guaranteed to answer all of your wedding-hair dreams.
12. Double Crown Braid
Whether your wear it with free-flowing waves or pulled into a casual side ponytail, this double crown braid from viralleakszone Style blogger Anna Liesemyer of In Honor of Design is a no-fuss look that’s romantic enough for the ceremony, but casual enough to hit the dance floor at your reception.
11. Messy Rope Braids
Some brides may want a super-sleek style for their wedding-day look, but if you’re into more of a messy, bed-head ’do, these rope braids from Love Maegan are just the undone style you were searching for.
10. Half-Up Half-Down Hair
Wedding-day hair doesn’t get any simpler than a classic half-up half-down style, like this one from A Practical Wedding. Worried it will look too basic? Just add a head full of soft and voluminous curls and a flower crown or embellishment for a little extra personality and pizzazz.
9. Tousled Ponytail
Who says a classic ponytail can’t work for your wedding-day hairstyle? Keep it looking aisle-ready (rather than gym-ready) by creating a voluminous, tousled version like this one from Latest-Hairstyles, and add an extra dose of delicate style by wrapping and pinning a strand of hair around the elastic.
8. Fishtail Updo
Ready to take your basic fishtail braid to the next level? Then follow Brit + Co.’s lead by simply combining it with a messy twisted bun for a look that’s intricate, romantic, and chic all at the same time.
7. Twisted Bun
A mini chignon may be a traditional wedding hairstyle, but who could possibly blame you for swapping it out in exchange for something bigger, better, and even more stylish, like this DIY twisted bun from Once Wed?
If you’ve got wavy tresses or a head full of curls, then this easy updo from 100 Layer Cake may be the perfect style for your special day, as your natural volume and texture helps hold the delicate ’do in place .
Not every bride is looking for a complicated, sweeping updo or fancy braid for the day she says, “I do” — and that’s exactly where this cute-but-casual side twist fishtail braid from Running On Happiness comes into the picture.
4. Half-Up Braided Crown
Crown braids have become quite the popular style for brides everywhere, and there’s a good reason why: They’re totally gorgeous! Try a fresh take on the style by working one into a half-up half-down look, like this one from Twist Me Pretty.
3. Flower-Adorned Updo
Why limit beautiful blooms to your wedding-day bouquet? Sprinkle small flowers throughout a dreamy, windswept updo — like this one from Refinery29 — for a look that’s part romantic, part boho chic, and totally breathtaking.
When just one braid isn’t enough for your big day, go for two with this twisted pretzel braid updo from A Cup of Jo. With just 10 easy steps and a handful of bobby pins, you’ll have an elaborate, elegant style in minutes.
Perfect for the bride who wants to incorporate a beautiful headband into her wedding-day hairstyle, this looped updo from Style Me Pretty is sophisticated enough the special occasion but loose and relaxed enough to look effortless.