Apart from looking beautiful and smelling divine, there’s more meaning to flowers here in India. They symbolize good luck, happiness, prosperity and, most importantly, love. It is believed that a woman who wears flowers in her hair will bring joy and happiness to her household. If you’re tying the knot soon, here are 10 bridal hairstyle ideas with gajra you must totally check out. You’re most welcome, gorgeous!
1. Delicate blossoms
Source: The Crimson Bride on Instagram
Pretty, elegant and magical this gajra looks. Perfect for a bride whose aim is to look like an Indian goddess on her wedding day. Regardless, if you braid or make a hair bun, make sure that you secure it with bobby pins and tidy it up using hairspray.
2. A knotty love affair
Source: Indian Street Fashion on Instagram
Beauty lies in the complexity of this stunning bridal hairstyle. Not only are these jasmine flowers delicately put together, but this unique hairstyle too is bound to grab eyeballs. If you take a closer look, the hair is braided to perfection and secured beautifully with hair ties.
3. The flower priestess
Source: Shreyachadha34 on Instagram
Doesn’t this floral gajra look amazing? If you’re a bride who hails from the south of India, you should totally consider this hairstyle. Be reassured that it will flatter your outfit and personality at the same time. You may also add hair accessories in the form of dainty stone pins and a delicate maangtika to complete your look.
4. Criss-crossing it in style!
Source: Shaadi Magic on Instagram
Let your hairstyle do the talking when you enter the venue. This gajra hairstyle will do a brilliant job of highlighting your features and gives you a natural look. If you choose this hairstyle, one thing is guaranteed - tons of compliments will be coming your way!
5. Colour me royal
Source: The Sari Story on Instagram
If looks could kill, this floral headpiece would be the perfect example. We love how different the design and colour is. If you’re going to tie the knot soon, we urge you to give this gorgeous hairstyle a chance. You’re welcome!
6. The floral waterfall
Source: Indian Wedding Paradise on Instagram
One word describes this bride hairstyle - wow! As you can see, the gajra is given a much fuller look by adding a statement hair accessory to it. Doesn’t it look like a waterfall of flowers?
7. Twist and twirling diva
Source: Indianculture.blog on Instagram
This bridal hairstyle is a delicate blend of jasmine, rose petals and statement gold hair accessories. Be it a single plait or braid, you can twist, style and twirl the garland of flowers how you please and like.
8. Braiding it like a pro!
Source: Bridal Flower Jewellery on Instagram
If you’ve always wanted to style your hair like B-town diva Sonam Kapoor, now is your chance to do so! Don’t you just love how she’s styled her hair! Instead of leaving her braids loose, she chose to pin them up using bobby pins and added an artistic touch by pinning a thin band of pretty jasmines at the bottom.
9. The bun with a floral seal
Source: Kuntal Mukherjee
This best part about this hairstyle is that it is so easy to do and looks so grand and fabulous! All you have to do is make a top knot and secure it with a hair tie and a couple of bobby pins. Now, you can either choose to sew the flowers together or pin them in a web fashion using bobby pins. Both ways work perfectly!
10. The traditional bride
Source: Two Fireflies One Camera
This majestic bridal hairstyle screams perfection from every angle. The top knot seems to be secured beautifully with jasmine flowers and the traditional low plait has leaf inspired hair accessories pinned to it. With patience and love, you too can nail this traditional hairstyle!
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Published on Apr 13, 2016