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10 Super *Pretty* Braid Hairstyles To Inspire Your Mehendi Look!

Manasvi Abhishek Jaitly

Wedding Editor

When it comes to the mehendi ceremony, most brides opt for a pretty braid to match their outfit. And braid hairstyles, as we see, are getting more and more fabulous by the day. So dear brides-to-be, if you’re looking for some hairdo inspiration for the big day, here’s help! We've found 10 of the most amazing real bride inspirations for you. Don’t forget to bookmark this!

1. A voluminous fishtail


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Image: Morvi Images on Instagram


Fishtails have always been a favourite. But you can go a step ahead and opt for a more voluminous fish braid which is slightly puffed out. It just looks that much more elaborate and bridal.


2. Twisted prettiness!


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Image: Morvi Images on Instagram


Want a stylish and no-fuss look for your mehendi? A twisted braid with volume at the crown is just perfect. Whether you have long hair or short, this clean and stylish look will look just fab.


3. Bring back basics


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Image: Cupcake Productions on Instagram


When in doubt, stick to the basics. We’re loving this bride’s traditional braided look. When you’re wearing a heavy outfit or jewellery, a subtle hairdo like this is all you need.


4. Mess it up!

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Image: Bhumi & Simran Photography on Instagram


Messy braids are and will always be our favourite! A nice messy braid with tons of volume on the crown and loose strands to frame your face. You don’t have to think twice before opting for something like this!


5. Keeping it stylish!


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Image: Paveena Rathour on Instagram


If you seriously want to stand out at your mehendi, here is what you need. A side swept look with the braid starting from one side of your hair and extending all the way to the other side. Twisted and messy with lots of loose strands, this is just fab.


6. A lovely fishtail


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Image: Gautam Khullar Photography on Instagram


One can never go wrong with a nicely done fishtail. But what we love more is the slightly twisted and neatly pinned front. Such a charming and neat look for your mehendi function.


7. Just the right kind of messy!

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Image: Morvi Images on Instagram


A braid that starts at the nape of the neck and looks every bit gorgeous! Thick and messy with tousled hair to frame the face, this is just the prettiest look ever. Love the tiny flowers in the braid too!


8. Jasmine inspired!


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Image: Jasmeet Kapany Hair & Makeup on Instagram


What do we say! This truly is one epic braid. Inspired by the character of princess Jasmine, we love this perfectly done bubble braid. While this was a theme function, a braid like this will look fabulous for your mehendi too.


9. Twisted and so elegant


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Image: Makeup by Prerna Khullar on Instagram


A not-so-typical and stylised braid, this is one hairdo that totally will make you stand out. Lots of volume at the crown with strands twisted inwards. So elegant and classy, right?!


10. The rope braid

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Image: Makeup Artist Simran Takkar on Instagram


We’re loving this bride’s stylish and oh-so-pretty rope braid. If you’ve got long, thick hair then nothing looks better than a nice rope braid. It’s a fresh new style that you’ve totally got to try!

Published on Jun 09, 2017
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