How To Style Your Short Hair For The Big Day?

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If you prefer short hair but aren’t sure if a simple pixie or bob cut can be glamorous enough for a flamboyant white wedding dress, think of celebrities who wore it for red carpet events with glamorous designer gowns. Ever since women started cropping their locks in the beginning of the twentieth century, short hair styles have been popular among film stars, musicians and fashion icons. From Coco Chanel and Audrey Hepburn to Kate Moss and Anne Hathaway, many celebrities proved that short hair can be very feminine and elegant.

Add twist to your hairstyle

Add twist to your hairstyle
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Brides who normally wear short hair usually want to look a bit different on their special day and one way to do it is to work with shape and texture. Cut your bangs, use hair styling products to add more volume or shine, part your hair differently, or use irons to transform its shape.

If you have a bob cut, use a curling wand to make chic waves or flattening iron to give it sleekness and definition. Relaxed waves will work well with a boho style beach wedding, but you can also glam it up with cat flick and red lips for a more elegant look mastered by celebrities like Karlie Kloss. You can also find inspiration in movies filmed in 1920s or 1940s for a vintage themed wedding and make Hollywood curls or finger waves.

Brides with a pixie cut might find it more difficult to add a new element to their look, but if you are in search for some celebrity inspiration, think Anne Hathaway’s sleek hairdo elevated with bold red lipstick and chic earrings, or Twiggy’s iconic pixie worn with bold eyeliner and nude lips could be perfect for you.

Use hair accessories

Classical bob cut looks fabulous with a cage veil, but you can also accessorise it with a gorgeous detail like a dazzling headband or a simple hair pin adorned with a fabric flower. Colourful floral crown is a great hair accessory for a boho style wedding, while a statement head piece made from feathers and pearls is a wonderful addition to your 1920s outfit. Crystal studded hair accessories are perfect for modern, glamorous weddings, but if you want to channel sixties style, a big white bow is a great choice.

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