Your traditional outfit is never complete without a pretty hairstyle to go with it to accentuate your features and make you look flawless and oh-so-pretty. Gone are the days when a simple braid was the go-to do, with a desi outfit. Here are some other Indian hairstyles that go with Indian wear and believe us, you can rock each and every one of them with ease. Have fun experimenting, ladies!
1. Like a queenImage: Hiral Bhatia on InstagramFeel like a queen with such beautiful crown braid Indian hairstyles. You can dress it up with the help of some pretty flowers and wear it for just about any occasion. This simple but beautiful hairstyle will definitely create an impression!
2. The elaborate braid
Braids and Indian outfits gel perfectly well with each other and work well. Apart from making your good ol’ traditional braid, why not take it up a notch with a nice, side fishtail, starting from the front. Since you have your hair away from your face, you can sport a pair of gorgeous chaandbaalis.
3. Twisty bun
Image: Deepika Padukone on InstagramFlaunt your saree with a twisted bun like Deepika Padukone and look oh-so-gorgeous! All you have to do is, make a side parting and twist both the side of your hair from the front. Join both the ends in a low bun and secure it with bobby pins. Such hairstyles are perfect on occasions you’re wearing sarees or suits.
4. The sleek chignon
Image: Alia Bhatt on InstagramThe slicked back look is in trend these days and there’s something so chic about this hairdo. The trick to achieving a perfect slick bun is to make sure that your hair is super straight. Also, make sure to set it with the help of a hairspray so that it remains flawless.
5. Half up and half down
Image: Dia Mirza on InstagramYou just can’t go wrong with a half up hairstyle when it comes to Indian wear. It’s just perfect for the ethnic outfits and the best part is, it doesn’t even take much time to achieve this look. Part your hair from either side, twist the front strands from both the sides and pin them up at the back of your head. See, it’s super duper easy to create this look and rock it like a boss!
6. A messy affair
Image: Hiral Bhatia on InstagramNeed more hairstyles to go with Indian wear? We bet you can rock a messy bun like a pro! For a messy and slightly poufy bun, part your hair from the middle and create a pouf at the back of your head. You can even tease your bun a bit to give it that messy look.
7. Wavy locks
Image: Shaleena Nathani on InstagramThe best way to flaunt your gorgeous tresses is by letting them fall free. Make a deep side parting and let one side of your hair fall on your shoulders. To amp up your mane game, you can create some waves at the ends of your hair and girls, you’re good to go!
8. Pretty in a braid
Image: Sanam Ratansi on InstagramIf you’re wearing a kurta or even an anarkali suit, you can go ahead with this fun braid. Just French braid the front sections on either side of your parting and combine them with a pretty side braid.
9. Going traditional
Image: Anushka Sharma on InstagramFor a traditional look to sport with a saree or heavy suits, you can go for a sleek bun. You can also accessorize your bun with a gajra, which will not only jazz up your look but will also give your hair a sweet fragrance. Isn’t it amazing, ladies?
10. Adding a twist to it
Image: Hiral Bhatia on InstagramIf you’d rather skip the bun and let your locks loose, why not give it a show-stealing twist? Like Sonam here, make cornrows on the top of your head and leave the rest of your hair open. The soft waves will add a touch of elegance while the corn rows give a perfect bold vibe.