9 of The Best Short Wedding Hairstyles

You're getting married? Quick! Better grow you hair out! ...Eh...no. There are not one but two members of the Confetti team with a 'lob' (long bob), so we know a thing or two about styling short hair. Whether you have a pixie cut, a graduated bob with bangs or a short and sharp afro, there's a perfect bridal hair look for you. So here are our top nine short wedding hairstyles for brides with short hair. Go Shorty! Short wedding hairstyles with waves

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1. Kinky!

Nothing say 'now' like a bride with a long, kinked-out bob hairstyle. Wear it slightly longer at the front and have your hair stylist add alternating waves for movement and body. Accessories worn pinned behind the ear will add some interest.


Braided hairstyles for brides with short hair

2. Braidy Bunch

You don't need long flowing locks to achieve bohemian wedding hair; plaits and braids are a great way to jazz up your short wedding hairstyle, whether it's a fine fishbone, a french plait across the crown or a loose, rustic braid worn to the side.

Crown detailing for brides with short hair

3. Crowning Glory

Short wedding hair doesn't mean you can't go big with your adornments. Be bold and opt for an over-sized flower crown or ornate, boho bandeau.

Curly hairstyles for brides with short hair

4. Curly Sue

You'll want to feel fancy on your wedding day, so switching up your usually sleek bob for a short, curly wedding hairstyle will do just that. If this isn't your usual look, make sure you have a couple of trials at least, to discover the best shape and volume levels for your face shape and tastes.

Glam hairstyles for brides with short hair

5. Glammed out

Retro waves and sleeked out Hollywood vintage curls look super chic for wedding hair. Bring photos of your dress to your hair trial, so the era you choose to replicate with your hair complements your overall bridal style.

Half up half down hairstyles for brides with short hair

6. Half Up, Half Down

If you want to take your hair off your face for the day, but it's too short to tie up completely, consider a contemporary take on half up, half down wedding hair.

Volume rich wedding hairstyles for brides with short hair

7. Vamped up

For a more dramatic approach, add tonnes of volume and own that short do!

Wedding hair updos for brides with short hair

8. Pin Up

You don't need acres of hair to wear it up - there are lots of clever wedding updos for short hair and some will even create the illusion of more fullness and body.

Short wedding hairstyles pixie cut and afro

9. Pixie Lot

For extra short shorties, it's all about timing that last trim to perfection. Does your hair always look best a week after you've had it cut? If so, don't risk a chop the day before your wedding. And include some accessories for added fun!

So there you have it - tonnes of wedding hair inspiration for brides with short hair. See anything you like? Don't forget to pin it to Pinterest!