Aarushi Oswal - Make-up Artist
Aarushi Oswal - Make-up Artist

From cascading locks, fishtail braids, straightened open hair, beach curls, fancy buns-if you have long hair, your hairstyling options are just endless. Hairstyle trends keep changing with every passing season. But long hair is never out of style. Whether it's a fun Bachelorette party with your gal pals or a formal Reception night, you can do a lot of experimenting with long tresses to match with the occasion.

So, if there is a wedding around the corner and you would love to try some interesting yet easy hairstyles for long hair to go with your chosen outfits, check out these images. Note down the tips & hacks and try them out on the next special event!

Soft Curls With Beads & Sleek Braids

Image Courtesy: Orange the Salon by Aanal Savaliya

One of the most popular and easy hairstyles for long hair is to keep your hair partially open flaunting soft cascading curls. Pin-up a small section at the front forming a subtle puff. Use a hair curler to make soft curls selecting small strands of hair. Attach small white or yellow beads randomly over the hair for some contrasting effect. Make one or two sleek braids at the centre for variation.

Ideal Occasion: Engagement, Sangeet, Roka ceremony or Mehndi.

Long Braid With Jhumkas

Image Courtesy: Orange the Salon by Aanal Savaliya

A long traditional braid hairstyle is always a hit, especially on Indian wedding events. If you're wearing a stunning Kanjeeveram saree or a lehenga with a deep blouse back pattern, show off your back as well as the long braid! Simply braid your hair, add some hair extensions if needed to make it a long one. Now adorn your braid with large Jhumkas or Chandbali earrings by attaching them on the joints.

Ideal Occasion: Sangeet or Wedding.

Intricate Braid With Passa

Image Courtesy: Orange the Salon by Aanal Savaliya

When you're looking for easy hairstyles for long hair, do try this complex braid on your special day. The beauty of this braid lies in its multiple layers and the intricacy in its construction. Enhance your braid hairstyle furthermore by adding lovely Passa jewellery on the joints of the braid. You can also wear hair jewellery that looks like a Matha Patti on the top of your braid.

Ideal Occasion: Sangeet or Wedding.

Loose Curls With Crystal Accessories

Jasmine Beauty Care
Jasmine Beauty Care

Looking for easy hairstyles for long hair that you can try achieving yourself? This is a simple hairstyle but would elevate your bridal look to another level. Use your curling iron to make loose curls. Adorn those pretty curls with artificial floral hair accessories. Wear bead and crystal accessories in pink, yellow or white (matching with your lehenga colour) to add some romantic vibes to your look!

Ideal Occasion: Haldi, Mehndi or Ladies Sangeet.

Low Bun With Pink Roses

Jasmine Beauty Care
Jasmine Beauty Care

A low bun is one of those easy hairstyles for long hair that is loved by almost every girl. With little variations like adding large pink roses to cover the bun and highlighting thin streaks of your hair, you can rock a glamourous bun look on your wedding functions.

Ideal Occasion: Haldi, Mehndi, Engagement, Sangeet or Wedding.

Open Hair With Finger Waves

Image Courtesy: Aamir Naveed Hair

If you want to go for some easy hairstyles for long hair that have retro vibes, we say try finger waves. Keep your hair open with a side parting, gel them up for a neat look and use curlers to create elegant finger waves. You can go with this hairstyle with a pre-stitched saree, Indo western outfits or even a dazzling evening gown. Keep your makeup to the minimum or wear nude makeup with dramatic smokey eyes.

Ideal Occasion: Cocktail, Sangeet or Reception.

Princess Bella Hairstyle with Baby Breath Flowers

Image Courtesy: Aamir Naveed Hair

Want to achieve that princess look for your romantic theme wedding functions? A twisted braid with messy loose strands might do the trick. Don't forget to accessories your braid with baby breath flowers and little pink roses. This kind of cute hairstyle would go perfectly with your baby pink lehenga or Lucknawi chikan suit in white.

Ideal Occasion: Engagement, Sangeet or Reception.

Criss-Cross Braids with Golden Flowers

Image Courtesy: Hair & Makeup by Reba Khan

Want to add some drama to easy hairstyles for long hair? Criss-cross braids with multiple layers, twists and strands are quite a raging trend among women. To bring some contrasting elements, stick tiny golden petals and flowers with stones etched on them to highlight the braid layers.

Ideal Occasion: Engagement, Roka, Sangeet or Reception.

Easy hairstyles for long hair don't necessarily mean common or plain hairstyles. With some smart hacks and tricks, you can easily achieve some complex styles. Use good quality hair spray and hair products whenever you're styling your hair. Choose a hairstyle that complements your face cut. If you have light hair, avoid straightening and curl them instead to make your hair look voluminous. Try colourful hair accessories matching with your outfits. Don't use too many chemicals or artificial hair products a week before the function and stick to natural products to take proper care of your tresses.

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