Wedding hairstyles are so important and they cannot be overlooked when it comes to your wedding day. Unfortunately, not all of us are blessed with thick, luscious locks and every bride wants to have an amazing hairdo when getting married. Got dealt the ‘thin, fine and limp hair’ card? That’s OK! Don’t let it cause you any wedding stress as you absolutely can have the perfect ‘do, as there are tons of bridal style hair that give the illusion of thick tresses! To fake that thickness and get the va va voom wedding hair you want, check this article out on bridal hair for thin hair!
It can be overwhelming to be pouring over bridal magazines and seeing all the thick and voluminous wedding hairstyles, but one secret is to keep it simple and low maintenance. When hair is kept simple, you don’t have to worry too much about your locks going limp. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t inject some of your own personality and be playful with your wedding hairstyle! Touch up your ‘do with accessories, braids, flowers and twists – it will look so chic.
Thin hair can look limp in down-dos depending on how much hair you have. When you have your hair up, it’s a lot harder to tell how thin it is, especially if you add strategic volume. Don’t be afraid to have your hair backcombed – this is especially handy if your chosen hair-do requires bobby pins, as backcombing helps the pins to stay in.
Guides For Brides Top-Tip: Opting for a Bridget Bardot hairstyle with a bouffant is a stylish look that will stop your hair from looking flat on your big day.
Detract attention away from thin hair with hair accessories. Glam your wedding hair up with sophisticated flowers or a beautiful gold hair-band for a ‘princess’ look. Add understated bling with tiaras, diamante jewels and elegant embellishments to ramp up the intricateness of your tresses.
Guides For Brides Top-Tip: If you choose have a flower as part of your wedding hairdo, ensure it’s a similar hue to your hair colour, so that it doesn’t overpower your wedding hair do.
When hair is brimming with different textures and elements such as braids, curls and twists, it looks thicker to the eye as it believes it takes lots of thick hair to pull the look off. Braiding hair around the crown gives the appearance of thick hair and is also a delicate, yet elegant wedding look.
Guides For Brides Top-Tip: When it comes to volume, Dutch braids are more effective than French braids as they add way more texture and thickness to your locks.
A large donut bun is a fantastic option for women with thin hair as it works to create the appearance of thicker, fuller hair. You can also have hair teased around the crown, injecting even more volume into your tresses. A low side bun with some backcombing will also do the trick!
One of the drawbacks of thin hair is that it has a tendency to get greasy quickly and look flat. So, the sleeker the wedding hairdo, the less va va voom it will have. Keep it messy, keep it soft and keep it aerial. You can seamlessly achieve extra volume with a textured curly and messy style!
Guides For Brides Top-Tip: Go easy on the hair products so that your wedding hair doesn’t get greasy.
Loosely pinning and twisting your hair pumps up your mane to the max, giving the illusion of an abundance of hair. Hair that is curled looks a lot thicker than hair that is blow-dried straight, then pin it back loosely and gently.
Aim for lots of air, if not a lot of hair!
Don’t forget about hair toppers! Also called ‘‘wiglets’’, not only do they miraculously conceal hair loss, they add some much needed amplification to thin hair. Hair toppers can significantly elevate your bridal hair to new heights (literally).
Now that you’ve had some bridal hairstyle for thin hair ideas, we have one further tip – don’t be afraid to experiment! Some looks will work for your hair and others won’t, and others will surprise you if you give it a try. Experiment, experiment, experiment and have fun. Before you know it, you’ll have found and achieved the best wedding hairstyle for you.
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