Messy, French or fishtail, braids look fun and fabulous either which ways. And for your mehendi ki raat, you’ve really really got to try them out! Not only will a braid keep your hair in place, but it’s also perfect to give you a chic and relaxed bridal look. And just to inspire you a wee bit more, we’ve got you 7 celebs who rocked bridal hairstyles with braids in the best way ever.
1. Style it like Sonam
Image: Bollywoodstylefile on InstagramTrust Sonam Kapoor to add her stylish touch to make a basic french braid look absolutely amazeballs! We love the gold thread used at the end that instantly glams up the hairdo. An idea every bride-to-be should steal!
Image: Bipasha Basu on InstagramBipasha Basu is totally slaying her newlywed style! For one of her appearances post marriage, she opted for a messy braid and it sure as hell looked great. Look just as gorgeous on your mehendi by styling a messy braid with your lehenga. Complete your look with a pair of pretty chand baalis.
4. A bohemian look
Image: Bollywoodstylefile on InstagramWe are so totally crushing on Daisy Shah’s hairdo! It looks so chic, right?! For a relaxed and bohemian feel, opt for two thick braids at the crown and secure them together with a band. Leave the rest of your hair open and get ready to rock your mehendi night!
5. The elegant fishtail
Image: Disha Patani on InstagramOne can never go wrong with a fishtail. An elegant style, this one can prove to be a bit challenging for the complete novice. But that’s where your hairstylist comes in to give you a smooth and professional look. Disha Patani’s side swept fishtail with lots of volume at the front is all that you need as inspiration.Also read: 7 *Gorgeous* Celebrity Styles To Steal For Your Trousseau!
6. Greek Goddess-like
Image: Alia Bhatt on InstagramYou know what’d be a stunning look for your mehendi? A braided hair band just like Alia’s! It really is one interesting hairdo and will make you look absolutely charming. For an indo-western look, this is your best bet. And what’s even better is that you can actually do it yourself. A few tries is all it takes. Watch the hair tutorial here.
7. A traditional look
Image: Bollyfashiofiesta on InstagramSonam Kapoor just somehow gets it right every single time! Wear your bun with a braid for a traditional look on your mehendi. Twisted braids at the front add a little drama to your juda and are super easy to do as well. A middle parting with gajras completes the look.