Bridesmaid Hairstyles: Your Ultimate Guide

Looking for some Pinterest-worthy bridesmaid hairstyles? You've come to the right place...

Bridesmaid hairstyles are possibly one of the biggest headaches when planning a wedding day.

Once each of the special someones have been chosen and notified (eep), it’s down to the business of what everyone is going to be wearing at the altar.

We’d be willing to bet that you’ll need a helping hand when it comes to the hair department.

What bridesmaid hairstyle to go for, what accessories to sport, and how exactly to make it last all night.

Good news is you’ve come to the right place. We’ve pulled together the best bridesmaid hairspiration for you, so whether you’re a wedding guest, a bridesmaid or even the bride, there’s a look that will suit you. We’ve covered all hair lengths and types so you don’t need to look any further. Wahoo!

Best Bridesmaid Hair For Short Hair

If you’ve got short hair you don’t have to feel bland and boring. We love the effortless wave and grown-up hair band combo, spotted on the Ana Torres Bridal Catwalk for Spring Summer. Tong your hair in large sections using ghd Curve Classic Curl Tong, £110, then brush it out with paddle brush. We’ve found an amazing catwalk copy of the hair band, it’s from Accessorize, and it’s only £15!

Best hairstyle for curly hair Enhance your curls with a sleek parting

Best Bridesmaid Hairstyles For Curly Hair

Your curly hair doesn’t have to look like a frizzy mess, nor do you have to spend hours at the salon. Instead embrace those curls. Apply a styling cream like Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream, £24, to damp hair and let it dry naturally. Then side part the roots and slick down the crown using L’Oreal Professional Wet Domination Shower Shine Spray, £11.69. Pin the parting flat with a few bobby pins, and you’ll be good to go.

Best hairstyle for long hair Fishtail plaits will make thin hair look thicker

Best Bridesmaid Hairstyles For Straight Hair

Boho braids are still hot property for summer, and we’re loving this look from the Matilde Cano Bridal SS15 show. Middle part your hair, then create a fishtail plait, it’s amazing for making thin hair look thicker. If your hair is so straight it doesn’t stay in plaits or ponies use Redken’s Braid Aid, to add grit. Then top it off with this practically identical hairpiece from Aldo, £20.

Best hairstyle for long hair An up-do will prevent you getting too sweaty when you’re dancing

Best Bridesmaid Hairstyles For Long Hair

Long hair is great, but what happens when you hit the dance floor, yep, a sweaty mess. So whip your hair up into a super chic up do. First tip your head upside down and tie your hair into a super high ponytail. Plait the tail, then twirl it around the base of the ponytail to create a super glam bun. To keep flyaways at bay around your crown use Tresemme Get Sleep Creation Hairspray, £3.99, to keep everything in place.

For more hair inspiration check out our gallery of the celebrity inspiration for bridesmaid hair.