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Wedding Reception Hairstyles Trending In Indian Weddings

BY Guest Author | 17 Aug, 2019 | 61186 views | 7 min read

Indian weddings are crazy, there are so many functions and ceremonies. But after the wedding day, we think the second most important wedding function is reception. After all, it's when you will be introduced as a newly married bride. Therefore, it's a must that you look at your best on this day. Your outfit, jewellery, and makeup will always be prioritised respectively but what harm has the hairstyle done to you and should be a major focus as well for you to look absolutely wowed!

If there is one thing that can enhance the overall reception look and give you a bewitching edge, then definitely it is the hairstyle. A few curls, a bun, and a braid are some of the options included in the trendy hairstyle list today. Therefore, a bride-to-be must choose the best hairstyle to complement perfectly her wedding reception look. These days brides are flaunting different hairstyles and each hairstyle will leave you in total awe!! You do not need to compromise with anything simple or repetitive as there are a bunch of hairstyles to go not just a wedding reception saree but any outfit.

So, we bring you a list of trending hairstyles, which are apt for your wedding reception day.

1. The BowGate Is Here!

Image via Ritika Kadam★ 5

Bows are going to be trending this wedding season and this reception hairstyle is the perfect inspiration on how to get it right!

2. Soft Loose Curls + Minimal Flowers = Winner!

Image via Kajol R Paswwan★ 4.9

For brides who want minimal flowers and soft loose curls, this is the one to bookmark now!

3. Loving This Stylish Messy Textured Ponytail Hairdo!

Image via Ritika Kadam★ 5

Nothing says stylish more than a messy textured ponytail for your reception look. It works well on a lehenga as well as indo- western outfits!

4. Soft And Simple Wave Inspired Hairdo With No Flowers!

Image via Hair by Anisha Nagpal★ 0.5

For brides who are looking to go minimal with no florals, this one is perfect for you!

5. How Stunning Are These Textured Waves With Pearl Flowers?

Image via Studio Kelly Photography★ 4.7

Giving us some fun with these textured waves, these pearl flowers are a great addition for brides who don’t want fresh flowers!

6. Super Chic Open Hair Hairstyle With A Diamond Sispatti Band!

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This open-hair look for a reception soiree is giving us all the feels. We love the sispatti with the open hairstyle, adding such a lovely look to the bride!

7. This Romantic Half Braid Hairstyle That We Are Crushing On!

Image via Ritika Kadam★ 5

Want a half up and down look but also love braids? Take a cue from this bride who mixed the two and gave us such a stunning hairdo!

8. Add A Little Sparkle To Your Bridal Hairstyle!

Image via Mini Mahadik

A little sparkle never hurt anyone and that’s what this stylish hairstyle is all about!

9. How Stunning Is This Half Up & Down Hairstyle?

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For all you long-haired brides, this one will accentuate your long tresses as well as look like a million bucks!

10. Super Sleek Pearl Braid That Giving Chic!

Not a fan of typical reception hairstyles? You can experiment with this sleek pearl braid, especially if you are doing a fun indo-western silhouette like a jumpsuit or a co-ord set for your reception.

11. Fun High Pony With Textured Waves!

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This hairstyle is trending amongst brides and how! A high half ponytail look with textured waves for the rest of it. Totally spot on!

12. Going From Wedding To Reception Sleek Bun Hairstyle!

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Planning to have a reception immediately after the wedding and don’t have time to do a new hairdo? This wedding to reception bridal bun will tick all the right boxes!

13. Curly Hairstyle For Wedding Reception


If you have long, thick and beautiful hair. Then, after adoring a traditional bun on your wedding day, let them loose on your reception party. Add more volume in your hair by doing outwards curls. Keep them simple which makes it an amazing hairstyle for reception. 

14. Edgy Half Updo Reception Hairstyle 

Image via Meenal and Dishank

A bride-to-be who wants an edgy and modern reception look definitely can try this half up-do hairstyle for reception parties to add more glam to her overall look. You don’t want them to be fully opened nor fully tired, give it a little bounce to make it an apt hairstyle for a wedding function. It will definitely make you look like a diva on your wedding reception day.

15. Soft Side Swept Hairstyle for Lehengas


Image via Makeup By Nav Brar ★ 5

An add-on to your hair makes it charming all the way around. Another, favourite curly hairstyle for a bride who has long tresses. Soft curls side swept hairstyle will make you look drool-worthy on your reception day. Just add a pretty accessory with pearls to give it a more alluring look and your perfect hairstyle for the reception party is ready. Extremely trendy, beautiful hairstyle for a reception.


16. Twisted Bun Hairstyle


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Coming back to your roots and tradition a not-so-usual bun can definitely be a hairstyle for your wedding or reception. Mogra makes it look even more traditional. If you are planning to wear a saree on your reception day then trust us this hairstyle will compliment beautifully and complete your newly married look!

17. Chic Messy Updo Reception Hairstyle

Image via Ritika Kadam★ 5

A chic-looking messy updo with delicate curls will give a fascinating look on your wedding reception day. Messy buns always create a style statement. Go a little off track from the neat look and try something that would look enchanting and be the apt hairstyle for any marriage function. Especially, if you are planning to wear an off-shoulder outfit on your reception then this hairstyle will enhance your overall look. Adding small pretty little adornments when sparkling through the curls will make you look more enchanting.


18. Old Hollywood Retro Party Hairstyle

Image via Aamir Naveed

Oh my my are the words that come out of your mouth when you see this hairstyle for a wedding party. This Hollywood-inspired retro look will add oodles of charm to your wedding reception look. The retro waves hairstyle paired with a sexy gown will make you look dead gorgeous and glamorous on your reception day. This is not something very different yet it looks way better than most of the hairstyles. No accessory, simple swirls can make you look stunning. It is honestly the kind of hairstyle which by the looks of it is satisfying. 

So, that’s the end of our list. Giving out various options for your wedding hairstyles. A list fully mixed with traditional and modern looks. There are so many options these days that can literally help you choose a different hairstyle for any and every function of your wedding without any stress included. Hope, that you love this dose of modern hairstyle look and more such bridal hairstyle inspiration and are left in awe by the sheer charm of each look. Be it curls or straight hair or different types of buns and not just one this is all in one!

Do, let us know which one you decided to flaunt on your wedding reception day for the picturesque look.

Still can't decide? Worry not and read about how to find the perfect hairstyle based on your face shape.

Authored by Vishakha Kohli
*Updated by Apoorva Pagar


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