Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyles

By Kim •  Updated: 12/27/20 •  7 min read

Half up hairstyles look great anytime for the bride. Feminine and soft with curls downwards, this hairstyle suits any type of face and any wedding style. Add some braids and you will look natural and cute. We have put together the most original wedding hairstyles for you half down, with curls and braid ideas  The wedding season continues and if you needed inspiration for cute, easy-to-do hairstyles, you’ve come to the right place! This selection only includes doable tutorials: we have peeled Pinterest for you! Curved, braided, or fixed with a barrette, the half-tail is a simple hairstyle that can be found on many shows. Here are thirty-five cute do-it-yourself half-ponytails, regardless of your hair length. The half-tail is the hairstyle that offers maximum style in minimum time. Neither really detached, nor frankly attached, it’s a happy medium. Simple, it is suitable for all women who do not have the time or not the inclination to achieve a too sophisticated hairstyle. However, it immediately gives a certain je ne sais quoi to your hair.

The Ideal Hair for Thin Hair

On a bob or very long hair, the half-tail is just fine. Particularly on fine hair types. Indeed, it is often difficult to give them volume. With this hairstyle easy to achieve at home, we create a structure and a shape very elegant.

How to Make a Half Tail?

To make a half tail, all you need to do is leave your hair completely down. Then, we separate the hair in two; parting usually starts just above the ears for a classic half-tail. Then just tie the top part. To refine, there are two ways to boost your hairstyle:

Do not be satisfied with a half-ponytail but make a bun (to obtain a half-bun), braids, weaves, or even a twist. The thing that changes everything? The accessory. This is what makes the aesthetic richness of this hairstyle. Hair clips, golden clips, big velvet scrunchie. The choice of colors and materials is up to you.Hair at half-mast, toupee stuffed under a bonnet, military brushing or hair indulgence. It must be said, winter is not the festival of hair! But it’s time to get hold of the fiber. As many of you worry about your hairstyle for D-Day, and also your hairstyle as the holiday season approaches (nobody wants to be confused with the head of the guinea fowl half plucked during the meal Christmas), here is a small array of wedding hairstyle inspiration special updos and braids that even Sissi Empress / Rihanna (cross out unnecessary according to your taste) should envy you. Top 7 wedding hairstyles with a veilThere are so many ways to wear a veil. But it can be difficult to find a hairstyle that will support your veil and frame your face and hair from behind, while also highlighting you. The hair challenge gets trickier when you think of all the beautiful options available to us – curls, straight hair, sideways, half-up, and half down. The list goes on and on! To help you find the hairstyle you dream of, here are our 7 wedding hairstyles with a veil.

Classic wavy hair

You should never underestimate the potential of a perfect shock wave. It is refined and understated, and perfect when you have an elaborate or detailed dress and / or veil.Hairstyles with loose hair work wonderfully with a classic tulle veil or mantilla. Something beautiful and light that can be positioned on the top of the head.



Big tousled and messy curls

Curls and waves are a popular choice for brides. Similar to regular curls, your veil will need to be light and hung with pins or a comb to make sure it stays in place as there is no gathering of hair to tie up.



Half-up / half-down hairstyle

This hairstyle is a faithful style that works well for many face shapes and hair lengths. It’s a look that works with or without bangs. Try it with one of the soft curls or waves and add subtle volume to your crown. This style is fantastic with a veil because it gives you a base to secure it. The look works well with cascading or standard braids. Long, soft, wide and elegant veils will add a touch of romance. This is definitely one of the most versatile bridal hairstyles to choose from.



High hairstyles

High wedding hairstyles such as the ballet bun are about to elevate your look. This style works well with classic tulle veils. Usually the veil is worn under the bun, but it all depends on the length of the veil and what looks right to you. A sheer veil goes beautifully with a high wedding hairstyle. Just place the comb of the veil over the bun and the sheer fabric will gracefully fall over the bun for an ethereal and romantic look. Consider putting on a blush for that touch of mystique. We suggest a delicate veil to contrast a slightly more imposing hairstyle. It will add softness and grace creating an elegant long line.



Low cut wedding hairstyles

Low wedding hairstyles like messy updos are extremely fashionable right now. This style is so versatile, and you can choose from a range of veil lengths, with or without blush. We usually suggest that you secure your veil at the top of your hairstyle. But it also works if you prefer to style your veil from the top or the mantilla. Try adding wedding pins to the side of your veil, or a comb just above it – so that it covers the veil. It will enhance your whole hairstyle and bridal look.  6. Side swept hairstylesAn asymmetrical hairstyle can be perfectly complemented with a range of veils. We love to style them with a classic tulle veil, of any length. A mantilla will also create a dreamy look. Position your veil at the base of your head. Putting on blush will enhance your face. It’ll make sure it doesn’t weigh down your hairstyle, while creating the perfect frame for your hair and face.


Vintage inspired wedding hairstyles

If you have a hairstyle inspired by Great Gatsby or Mad Men, then a birdcage veil could be the veil you are looking to go with your eclectic style. Cropped hair, a gorgeous top wedding hairstyle or a bottom hairstyle look gorgeous with a veil style that usually covers the top of the head like a cap. A birdcage veil is another option that will look great with retro and ‘boho’ hairstyles. If there is a side bun or a ponytail, these veils are usually tied very close to them. If the style is symmetrical, beautiful clips are often added to add extra dimension.



Our last tips for your wedding hairstyle with a veil: We very strongly recommend that you try on your veil with your hairstyle before the wedding to make sure that it is the right overall look you are going for and that it is comfortable. If you are giving your hairstyle a try, this can be a great opportunity to make sure that it is comfortable for you, and that it suits your face. The options for bridal hairstyles with a veil are endless, so give it a try!

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Right off we have to say that Kim loves weddings! Kim is a writer and editor who focuses on various aspects of how to make your wedding both unique and special. She loves dogs and is the pet parent of a Miniature Schnauzer named Finley. Together, Kim and her dog enjoy hiking across the countryside of the Sangre de Cristo range in New Mexico. She especially loves the area around Red River, which is referred to as the Enchanted Circle. When she’s home, Kim is excited to try redecorating her home, binge watching Netflix (Romcoms, of course), baking, and spending time with friends.

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