The Best Bridal Hair Trends of 2018
you’re in the midst of planning a wedding, look to this years’ spring bridal
fashion week for hair inspiration. Gone are the days of intricate and overdone
updos, bridal hair trends for 2018 are elegantly casual. Some of the most popular
beauty looks on the spring bridal runway were inspired by the spring ready-to-wear
collections, which featured trends like bows and braids.
now a standard in most hair salons throughout the U.S., beach curls were (and
have been) a huge hit on the bridal runways this year. Regardless of your
wedding location – beach or traditional church wedding – you can’t go wrong
with this look. To give strands a “lived in” look, mist a texture spray like
Oribe’s Dry Texturizing Spray before
Sleek and slick
looking for an edgier look will appreciate a sleek, slicked back hair ala
models at Zuhair Murad. To replicate this look, keep hair straight and “wet
down” crown of head with a fair amount of a gel like Oribe’s Rock Hard Gel. Not
only will gel give you that slick vibe, it’ll keep the frizzies and stray hairs
at bay all night long.
Low and loose
you want to keep your look more traditional, but don’t want to look like your grandmother,
then the low and loose chignon is for you. Keep the look more modern by parting
hair in the center. Once parted, gather hair it into a low ponytail. Create a
loop with your tail and wrap ends around the base of it. It’s ok if a few
strands come loose – it just adds to the casual vibe of the look.
Ribbons and bows
mentioned above, one of the biggest hair accessory trends of the 2018 spring
runways was ribbons and bows. This trend made its way to bridal and well,
ribbons and bows were everywhere on the spring bridal runway. Forgo the sparkly
hair accessory for a simple single strand of velvet ribbon or satin grosgrain. Any
color will do, but black was popular with several designers.
is always better than one, right? Braids times 2 is a fresh take on a classic
and is an easy way to update what may be a somewhat standard look. Designers like
Marchesa sent models down the runway with two Dutch braids (on each side) gathered
into a low ponytail. Mist hair with a light hold hairspray.