Popular Wedding Hair Trends for 2022 Part I

By Andy Tseng

Just like all fashion trends, wedding hair trends are come and go from year to year. After the last couple of years of covid restrictions, brides are after a more relaxed and effortless look, yet still keeping it classic and timeless. As important as staying up with the trend, the girl’s wedding hairstyle should complement and frame the face to make her look and feel her best. The bride should feel most comfortable and most beautiful when it comes to choosing the perfect hairstyle during the hair preview with her hairstylist. 

Stunning Long Braids

Continued the trend from last year, braids are still in favor by many girls, it’s great to see the different ways that they can be applied. From loose bridal crown braided to the soft French braids to the side, to half up half down wedding hairstyle with braids, and even more to combined many different braids into a giant warrior-like braid that pops to attention. There are so many creativities you can incorporate into your wedding hair on the wedding day. Mini braids can be added to sleek look wedding hairstyles, giving it the classic look but modernized twist. 

big french braid on the bride-to-be, big soft french braid.
romantic french braid, Asian bridal hairstyle, large braid on Asian bride

Wedding Ponytail Ideas

We starting to see a lot more ponytail wedding hairstyles options from last year, yet it gets better. It can be incorporated with more textures and add-on hair extensions to give a fuller and longer look, it’s perfect for girls who have shorter-length hair that want to adventure out and create a different style on their wedding day. It’s youthful and lively when it is placed above the occipital bone, and when is placed lower closer to the neck it has more of a modernized sophisticated wedding hairstyle look. 

wedding low ponytail, elegant ponytail wedding hairstyle
high ponytail, blond wedding ponytail hairstyle, bridesmaid hairstyle

Modern Hairstyles with Loose Curls

Loose curls add softness to the style and yet it can still be classic. These curls can be tousled curls or waves, they can incorporate with either up or down wedding hairstyles. Well-textured curls not only add depth, movements, and interesting elements to the classic wedding updos or any wedding hairstyles, they can be tailored to frame your face. For brides looking for something that’s not a sleek wedding hairstyle nor a complete hair down hairstyle, should consider some fabulous loose curls. 

face-framing tendril, soft low hair chignon, low hair chignon
effortless low chignon, soft low bun with face-framing
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