Attending a shaadi and wondering how to style your hair? Well girl, look no further because we’ve found you the most stunning celebrity inspirations ever. And because buns can be a little tricky to pull off on your own, we’ve selected 10 super cute half updo hairstyles that can easily be done at home with the right tools. For the next wedding you attend, this is all the hair-spiration you need!
1. Twisted wonder
Image: Sukriti Grover on InstagramWe love Kriti Sanon’s fresh and fabulous look. For an engagement ceremony, opt for a casual twisted front. Divide your hair into a center parting and loosely twist and pin a portion of your hair to the back. Pretty pretty!
2. Minimalistic and nice
Image: Aliaa Bhatt on InstagramAlia Bhatt’s slick back look is so stylish and so fuss-free. If you don’t want to go overboard with your hairdo or if you’re running late, this hairstyle is a quick fix. And no doubt it looks great!
3. Naughty knot
Image: Shaleena Nathani on InstagramIt’s not a pony, it’s not a bun, it’s something in between and it sure is super stylish! A half updo that features a knot is perfect for a cocktail or reception. Comb and untangle your hair, use a straightener if required. Gather the mid section into a knot and leave the rest of your hair open.
4. Puff it up!
Image: Kriti Sanon on InstagramYet another shaadi perfect look from Kriti Sanon! Use a hair mousse to add some volume to your tresses and backcomb the crown area to create a puff. Carefully pin up the puff and use a hair spray to keep it in place.
5. Classic elegance
Image: Sonam Kapoor on InstagramFor a vintage look at your friend’s wedding, opt for a hairstyle just like Sonam’s. A middle parting with loosely pinned hair that cover half your ears is such a classic and elegant hairdo. We totally love it, don’t you?
6. Soft curls for the win
Image: Bipasha Basu on InstagramDivide your hair into sections and using a curling rod to neatly curl all your hair. Once done, all you need is two bobby pins to pin up the front section. Spritz on some hair spray to make sure it stays in place and that there are no flyaways.
7. Sweep it to the side
Image: Jacqueline Fernandez on InstagramFor a traditional look at a shaadi function, style your hair in a messy half updo and sweep the rest of your hair to one side. You can even curl the ends for a more festive look. Decorate your hair with gajra and there you are, ready and gorgeous as ever.
8. Beautiful in braids
Image: Asli Sona on InstagramIn the mood to try something totally different? Tight, sleek braids neatly pinned to the back look oh-so-sexy. We love Sonakshi’s fierce and stylish hairstyle - it’s just what you need to turn heads at the next wedding.
9. A traditional look
Image: Tanya Ghavri on InstagramFor a basic traditional look that’ll complement your saree or lehenga, Madhuri Dixit’s hairstyle is so perfect. Use a tong to give your hair some tight curls and then pin up half of your hair at the back. A little flower tucked behind the ear will do just fine!
10. Flicks for the win
Image: Daniel Bauer Makeup & Hair on InstagramFresh, fun, fabulous and so chic. Anushka Sharma’s laid back and relaxed hairdo is just what you need to stand out at a wedding. A messy half-tied do with flicks to frame your face is just so pretty. You’ve got to try this one!