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Reception Hairstyles For Your Special Day

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Reception Hairstyles for brides

Sure, no one says it out loud but as the wedding day nears, every bride secretly hopes to immortalize her look on social media. Whilst attempting to achieve so, there’s a lot of effort that goes on behind the scenes; from bookmarking almost hundreds of outfits to keeping an eye out for complementing jewelry, the list is endless. Although, all things aside, deciding on the perfect hairstyle has always been a tricky space.

We have rounded up your best bets so you can conveniently tick off reception hairstyle from your bridal checklist and focus on the rest. Did we just hear a silent yay?

Reception Hairstyles For Bride Based On Outfits

• Reception Hairstyles For Saree

The saree, a sultry Indian ethnic wear, demands hairstyles that don’t eclipse the back or neckline. Here are a few reception hairstyles that will pair like a dream with your designer saree.

Reception Hairstyles for Saree – Minimalist Bun with Gajra

1. Minimalistic Bun With Gajra

Step 1: Gather all your hair in a high ponytail and secure it with an elastic tie.

Step 2: Next, slip in the Bronson Professional Hair Fashion Donut from below to the base of the ponytail.

Step 3: Taking sections of your ponytail, swirl them around the donut and secure with bobby pins. The donut should be entirely concealed with your hair.

Step 4: Wrap a gajra around your final bun.

Step 5: For a neater finish with no room for flyaways, count on a few spritzes of the Tresemme Compressed Micro Mist Invisible Hold Natural Finish Extend Hold Level 4 Hair Spray.

2. Fishtail Braid

Step 1: Start off by adding major volume to the crown by backcombing with the Ikonic Professional Teasing Brush T-2. Then, gather all your hair in a high ponytail and part into two equal halves.

Step 2: Now, pick a smaller section from the right half and cross it over to tuck it in under the left half.

Step 3: Similarly cross over a section from the left half to the right half.

Step 4: For a woven look, add a thin section of hair from either side into your braid with each new stitch.

Step 5: Keep doing this until you reach the end and then secure it with the Accessorize London hair tie. Want a more relaxed look? Tug a few hair strands at the part where the braid begins.

Reception Hairstyles for Saree – Fishtail Braid
Reception Hairstyles for Saree – Bun with Baby’s Breath

3. Bun With Baby’s Breath

Step 1: Using an elastic band, tie your hair into a high, firm ponytail.

Step 2: Now, twist the ponytail and keep swirling it into a spiral around the elastic tie. For a beefed-up bun, add a hair extension.

Step 3: When you reach the end, secure the bun in place with bobby pins.

Step 4: Gently wrap the Priyaasi Women Gold-Toned & Brown Beaded Floral Handcrafted Hair Accessory around the bun as an embellishment.

Step 5: Finish off with the Osmo Blinding Shine Illuminating Finisher to add a luxurious shine and to keep the hairdo in place.

• Reception Hairstyles For Lehenga

Lehenga, an aisle-worthy ethnic staple gives you the freedom to get creative with your hairdo. Although, for a fuss-free experience with your tresses while you move around in a heavier-than-thou lehenga, we’ve rounded up a list of hairstyles.

1. Half-Up Beach Waves

Step 1: Add some faux volume to your crown by backcombing with the Bronson Professional Back Combing Teasing Brush.

Step 2: Lifting a two-inch section from above the left ear, secure it at the back of your head with a hair pin.

Step 3: Now take a similar section on the right and cross it over the pinned section at the back.

Step 4: Tuck in a floral hair accessory right on top of the crossover at the back.

Step 5: To add texture to the hair lengths, spritz generous amounts of the Cadiveu Sol do Rio Beach Waves.

Reception Hairstyles for Lehenga – Half-Up Beach Waves
Reception Hairstyles for Lehenga – Bouffant With Side Swept Curls

2. Bouffant With Side Swept Curls

Step 1: Start off by creating volume on your crown using a backcomb and volumizing spray for the roots.

Step 2: Next up, lightly tong your hair with the Bronson Professional Chopstick Hair Curler - Style Stick to form loose curls.

Step 3: Gather all your hair to create a low ponytail with an elastic tie.

Step 4: Swoop all your hair over to one shoulder.

Step 5: Go on a spritz fest with Kevin.Murphy Hair.Resort.Spray Beach Look Texture Hair Spray to keep your hairdo in place.

3. Braided Bun

Step 1: Using the Alan Truman CB-03 Metal-Pin-Tail Carbon Comb, create a side partition.

Step 2: Gather all your hair to tie a high ponytail and secure it with a hair tie.

Step 3: Braid your hair in a classic three-strand style and when you reach the end, secure with an elastic.

Step 4: Now coil the braid around the base of the ponytail and secure it with hair pins.

Step 5: Gently tug at sections of the braid to make the bun appear fuller. Our hair bible recommends misting your hair with the Wella Professionals EIMI Mistify Me Strong Hair Spray to keep the style intact.

Reception Hairstyles for Lehenga – Braided Bun

• Reception Hairstyles For Gown

A simple and elegant gown needs a jaw-dropping hairstyle to create a stunning ensemble. We’ve curated a list of gown-friendly and easy to execute reception hairstyles for bride.

Reception Hairstyles for Gown– Messy Braided Updo

1. Messy Braided Updo

Step 1: Add some extra volume by backcombing the crown section using the Tangle Teezer Back-Combing Hairbrush.

Step 2: Lift a two-inch section of hair above the right ear and create a French braid.

Step 3: Using the rest of the hair, create a low braided bun and secure it with bobby pins.

Step 4: Roll the French braid around the bun and pin the ends into it. Don’t bother about perfection, the idea is to achieve an effortless look.

Step 5: Tug at sections of your braid to make your updo appear fuller. Finish off with Enliven Ultra Hold Hair Spray to keep hair touch-ups off your mental notes.

2. Romantic Waves With Side Twist

Step 1: Using a tail comb, part your hair in the middle.

Step 2: Lift a two-inch section of hair above your left ear and create a twisty.

Step 3: Secure this twisty with the help of a floral hair pin.

Step 4: If you don’t like the way your hair falls, lightly tong your hair with Alan Truman Hot Stick Professional slim Hair Curler for loose, romantic waves.

Step 5: Use a dollop of the L'Oreal Professionnel Tecni Art Smooth Liss Control + and spread it evenly along the hair lengths for salon-like glossy finesse.

Reception Hairstyles for Gown– Romantic Waves with Side Twist
Reception Hairstyles for Gown– High-Up Pony Tail

3. High-Up Ponytail

Step 1: Preparation is key to nail this look. Straighten your hair with the Vega Adore Flat Hair Straightener.

Step 2: Backcomb the crown portion of your hair to add some faux volume.

Step 3: Gather all your hair in a high ponytail and secure it with a tight elastic.

Step 4: Now take a thick strand from your ponytail and wrap it around the elastic for a sleeker look.

Step 5: Mist your hair with the L'oreal Professionnel Serie Expert Liss Unlimited Primrose Oil to tame flyaways.

FAQs On Wedding Reception Hairstyles

1. Which are the ideal reception hairstyles for saree?

When choosing wedding reception hairstyle for saree, opt for variations of buns, such as sleek low bun, messy low bun and braided bun. Apart from that, you can also experiment with texturized curls, fishtail braid, and retro styles.

2. Which are the ideal reception hairstyles for gown?

When choosing reception hairstyles for gown, go for cascading braid, bow ponytail, flower braided bun, dramatic centre parted bun, and pineapple updo among others.

3. As a guest, what are the suggested hairstyles for wedding party?

You can try low sleek ponytail, messy braids, basic donut bun with pearl accents, bubble ponytail, classic French twist, chignon, etc.

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