Short curly hair is chic, flattering, and can be super easy to style. When you have short curls, you can easily switch up your look, thanks to the various kinds of short hairstyles you can try. And with wedding season kicking off, you might be looking for some formal short curly hairstyle inspo, whether you’re the bride with a DIY look or a guest. If so, then you’ll love these seven pretty and easy-to-do wedding hairstyles for short curly hair we’ve gathered below. From braided crowns to curly bobs, there are so many chic options you can choose from.
Hairstyle #1: Braided Crown
A braided crown is the perfect wedding hairstyle for short curly hair. It’ll keep your hair up and out of your face and give off a soft romantic look. With just a few hair pins and a Dutch braiding technique, you’ll have a gorgeous hairstyle that will last you throughout the entire wedding event. We also recommend accessorizing with hair jewels to jazz up the look.
Editor’s Tip: Not a pro at executing a Dutch braid? Remix the style with a twist—literally. Use the two strand twist method to go around the head and create your crown.
Hairstyle #2: Side Swept Curly Bob
On the hunt for a vintage-inspired ‘do? Style your short locks in a stunning side-swept curly bob. For this look, comb all your curls to one side of your head and add a pin to keep the hair in place. You can also add more definition to your curls with the help of a small curling wand. Be sure to use a heat protectant first, like the L’Oréal Paris Elvive Dream Lengths Heat Slayer Pre-Iron Spray Leave-In to prevent heat damage.
Hairstyle #3: Pineapple Updo
This effortless and beautiful natural curly hairstyle will allow you to show off your curls and natural texture. To get a pretty pineapple updo, apply some mousse using the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT Volume Inject Mousse to help define your curls and then gather all your strands to the top of your head, securing it with a hair tie. Finish off the look by pulling out a few short curls at the front to get a romantic wispy look.
Hairstyle #4: Finger Waves
Finger waves are a gorgeous pick for anyone with short hair that’s looking to embrace an old-Hollywood glam vibe. For this look, you’ll just need to use a fine-toothed comb, hair mousse or gel, like the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT Volume Inject Mousse and the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Clean Style Gel. To style, cover your entire head with a coat of mousse or gel so that you have enough slip to make your waves without any snagging at the hair. Use your comb to make an S-shape while placing one finger where you're making the shape to keep the hair in place. Be sure to set your hair after by tying a silk scarf over it and letting it dry.
Hairstyle #5: Spiral Curls
When attending a wedding, the last thing you’ll want to stress about is your hair (but photos are forever) and this natural, easy-to-do curly hairstyle will keep you feeling at ease. Simply apply a curl-enhancing product, like the L’Oréal Paris Elvive Dream Lengths Super Curls Cream Leave-In, then scrunch, and air dry for soft, bouncy curls. If you want to keep the hair up and away from your face, grab some hair pins to push back a few strands.
Hairstyle #6 Wispy Low Bun
Buns are super versatile and when it comes to styling your hair for a wedding, you can’t go wrong with a wispy low bun. It’s the perfect combination of elegance and romance, especially when you pull out a few strands to highlight and frame your face. Simply gather all your hair into a loose messy bun and secure it with a hair tie at the nape of your neck. We also recommend adding in a few hair pins around the bun to keep it in place.
Hairstyle #7: Curly Bob
Stylish and chic, bob hairstyles are a classic look that works for almost every occasion, including wedding day. Style your hair with the help of the L’Oréal Paris Elvive Dream Lengths Super Curls Cream Leave-In and scrunch your hair gently to create bouncy curls. Complete the look with a bejeweled hair comb worn on the side of your head.
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