We love us some DIYed wedding hairstyles. Even for those of us without mad hair skills (cough — like me — cough), using hair accessories, headpieces, fascinators, adding in flowers, and rocking a sleek updo are all ways to make fabulous hair come easy.
We've compiled a collection of some spectacular DIY wedding hairstyles to hack yourself, take in to your stylist, or just keep on hand (or bookmarked in your phone) in case you end up sans hairstylist on the day-of and have to handle your own hair. It doesn't have to be scary, I promise. I even tried one out myself (the messy French twist!). Here's the proof.
Triple-braided bunVia CamilleStyles.com
This triple-braided bun is great for medium to long hair and only takes some braid and clip skills.
Side-swept curlsVia Naturally Curly
These side-swept curls are great for natural black hair and naturally curly hair. Clip up both sides for a faux hawk!
Messy French twistVia Maiko Nagao
I took on the challenge of trying this messy French twist out myself since it looked so hypothetically easy. No joke, it WAS easy. If you have someone else folding it over, I'm sure it would look much nicer (and less tornado-y), but even doing it alone was pretty simple:
Bouffant bunVia The Freckled Fox
This bouffant bun is more forgiving than it looks.
Photographer Leah Langley tried our retro pincurl tutorial and rocked it.
Here's another take on vintage curls — retro fingerwaves:
Milkmaid braidsVia Meek-n-Mild.com
These milkmaid braids for short hair utilize a few extensions to take them to the next level of boho loveliness.
Here's a version of milkmaid braids with a little height and sideswept bangs:Photo from keikolynn.com
Easy twist updo for short hairVia Hairstyles Tutorial
YES: an easy twist updo for short hair that totally achieves full updo status.
I love a good short hair style hack.
Fancy five-strand braid
This five-strand braid was one that I challenged myself to do but didn't exactly succeed. Definitely try it yourself, though, since it should just take a little practice.
Chunky two-strand flat twist updoVia Nik Scott
This super cutie is rocking a chunky two-strand flat twist updo.
Flat twist faux hawk
I totally mentioned a faux hawk before, and now I'm following through on it.
Take a look at this flat twist braided faux hawk.
Doughnut bunVia Join the Mood
Doughnut buns don't just sound delicious… they look it, too! Plus, it uses one of those hair bun doughnuts which are so fun.
No seriously, this is actually a DIYed hairstyle. Looks fancy, eh? Here's the tutorial for flawless vintage-style wedding hair.
Renaissance hair taping
Want a really retro style? Think Medieval with this Renaissance hair taping style.
Easy headscarf rollVia The Freckled Fox
This easy headscarf roll allows you to keep your hair super secure with a headscarf or headband. A little extra hair security never hurt.
Cinnamon roll updo for natural hairVia Cocoa Fab
Another delish-sounding style: this cinnamon roll updo for natural hair.
French roll twistVia Hair Romance
Take a French twist and add in some bunnage with this French roll twist.
Loose TwistVia Etsy Blog
Rustic weddings will embrace this loose twist with ease. So romantic, many waves.
Simple, twisty updoVia A Beautiful Mess
This simple, twisty updo might just be my favorite since it looks like it's the easiest. Give it a try and let me know!
More DIY hair fun
What's your hairstyle plan of action for the wedding? Share in the comments!
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