Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyles
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Make Me Bridal Pro: Hayley Clarke Makeup Artist

Looking for a bridal do that’s romantic, versatile, and easy to manage? Then look no further than half up half down wedding hairstyles. These gorgeous looks are the best of both worlds – all the natural flow of having your hair down, but with an extra something special for your big day. They work on just about any hair length, colour, and texture and have a timeless quality that will ensure your wedding photos don’t look dated in years to come. Best of all, half up half down wedding hairstyles can be interpreted in so many ways to suit your personal aesthetic, as well as the vibe of your wedding. Modern, classic, vintage or boho… there’s a version for every bride. Here are ten stunning looks created by the Make Me Bridal pros!

Beachy Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle
Make Me Bridal Pro: Gavin Harvie Hair

A half up half down hairstyle is perfect for a low-key bride. This simple twisted style looks absolutely effortless, and would be perfect for a beach wedding. The sweet celestial hair pins add that little extra something.

Midlength Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle
Make Me Bridal Pro: Sharon Roberts hairdressing

One of the great things about this look is that it works on any length of hair, from a chin-grazing bob to ultra long tresses. Here, medium hair is given a gorgeous half-waterfall braid and soft waves.

Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle with Bump
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Make Me Bridal Pro: Love your hair Cassandra

A swept-up style reaches new heights with extra volume at the crown. One of the benefits of a bump is that the base is an ideal place to secure a veil, and also to remove it without disturbing your hairstyle later on.

Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle with Highlights
Make Me Bridal Pro: Katy Djokic - Wedding Hair & Makeup

Half up half down wedding styles are a great way to show off highlights. Lighter strands add brightness and dimension, especially when accented with soft curls.

Bow Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle
Make Me Bridal Pro: Alex hair and makeup

This one is a showstopper! A half up half down bridal hairstyle finished with a bow fashioned from the bride’s hair is something different, but oh so lovely. The softly curled ends add extra sweetness.

Pulled Back Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle
Make Me Bridal Pro: Melissa Clare Makeup & Hair

A pulled-back style with minimal to no hair left surrounding the face helps to draw attention to your facial features and makeup, as well as a pair of pretty earrings. The volume at the roots gives this extra glamour.

Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle with Flower Crown
Make Me Bridal Pro: Wedding Hair & Makeup By Emma

A flower crown is the perfect complement to a half up half down hairstyle, especially for a summer wedding. It mimics the hair’s natural drape, which also makes it ideal for brides who have thinner hair. The bow is the sweetest finishing touch!

Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle with Hair Accessory
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Make Me Bridal Pro: Caitlin Haughton Hair & Beauty

Take a half up half down do to the next level with a sparkly hair accessory, as this bride did. Paired with soft waves and neat twists, it’s just so pretty. All kinds of hairpieces work well with this look, from gilded leaves to pearls to shimmering crystal.

Boho Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle
Make Me Bridal Pro: Bridal hair by suzy

Long, beachy curls, a mini fishtail braid, and floral embellishments? This bride has bohemian goddess style all wrapped up. Half up half down wedding hairstyles are perfect for achieving a romantic boho look.

Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyle with Braided Bun
Make Me Bridal Pro: Lily of the Valley hair design

For a fashion forward take on the traditional half up half down wedding hairstyle, have your stylist swirl your ends into an adorable bun instead of letting the tendrils hang down.