The dress has been picked and the make-up colors have been chosen, but what a hairstyle? The bride’s hair will help to pull her wedding outfit together. One of the hottest hairstyle trends right now is braids. Everyone from celebrities to school girls are sporting braids. One of the main reasons that braids are popular is that they are suitable for all hair types. Here are five different types of braids that would be perfect for any bride.
The princess braid
The princess braid, otherwise known as the braid-wrapped high bun, is perfect for the princess bride. The princess braid adds a little more appeal to the high bun and is easy to create. Separate the hair into three sections. Take the middle section and create the bun. Braid the remaining two sections and wrap them around the bun and secure into place. With this hair style, it will be easy for the bride to add a tiara to complete the look.
The fishtail braid
This braid gets its name from a fish because when completed, it resembles the tail section of a fish. This is a simple but elegant way for a bride to wear her hair. This braid provides the bride with many options. The braid can be worn on either side or straight down the back. The hardest part of this braid is getting it started, but after that, it is just like a French braid.
The waterfall braid
This braid is also named for its appearance. One of the great features of this braid is that long hair is not necessary. To make this braid, take a two inch section close to the part and start a traditional braid. Continuing to braiding for a couple of inches. At this point, grab a strand of hair and bring it through the braid and drop it. This is what creates the waterfall effect.
The braided chignon
The braided chignon is one of the most versatile braids. A bride can make it look sleek and elegant, or she can go with a soft and romantic look. This hairstyle can also be completed by using a fishtail braid instead of the traditional braid.
The half-up crown braid
This will create a soft, romantic look for the bride. The half-up crown is one of the easiest braided hairstyle to complete. Anyone who can braid can do this style. Flowers or other hair ornaments can easily be incorporated into this hairstyle.