Venue….. check, catering…check, flowers…check, wedding dress…. check, hairstyle…??????.
A jaw dropping hairstyle is no doubt one of the most important decisions to be made for a bride’s wedding day, so making sure they choose the right one is paramount. If you have long hair, the first thing you need to decide if you want your hair up or down. The best tip is to go with what suits you and makes you feel comfortable.
Long Wedding Hairstyles 2012 – Hair Down
- Romantic Flowing Locks
If you decide to wear your hair down, let romance inspire the hairstyle. Lots and lots of volume with cascading curls or messy waves is a key trend for 2012 brides. The hair can be left to fall loosely around the face or slightly pulled back at the sides. The gorgeous Kate Middleton is a perfect example of this trend. To get that extra bit of oomph why not give hair extensions a go on that special day.
- Retro Glamour Locks
For an edgier hairstyle to make you look extra glam, go for a 20’s retro inspired look with Hollywood waves. Flowing glam curls can be pushed to the side and pinned or can cascade down both shoulders. Spruce up the look by pairing the hairstyle with a floral headband, pin or the very ‘in’ birdcage veil.
- Structured Big Ballerina Buns /Beehives
If you’re a girl who likes her hair swept away from her face, opt for the structured up do hairstyle. Think height, height, height! Back combing combined with a ballerina bun or beehive is definitely favoured by many brides to be this year. Add a bit of sparkle to the hairstyle with a tiara or jewel encrusted head band suited to a glamorous and elegant style wedding.
- Soft & Romantic Chignons
For a softer and more romantic hairstyle, opt for a relaxed chignon, with a few curls falling at the side of the face. Why not add a fresh flower, beaded broach or braids, which is right on trend for hairstyles 2012. This fits in well with shabby chic and vintage style weddings.