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21 Natural Wedding Hairstyles for Every Length

Natural wedding hairstyles are perfect for women rocking gorgeous locks of any length. Check out this gallery for inspiration on inspiration for your wedding day.

Amy Anaiz Photography

Waves, curls, coils, kinks or locs — flaunting natural hair texture is all the rage. Natural wedding hairstyles run the gamut from sleek, tucked-in updos to free-flowing, bohemian locks. Whatever your wedding style or hair texture, there’s a gorgeous natural bridal hair look for you.

If you know you’ll be natural for your wedding, make sure you get to work finding a hairstylist and scheduling a trial ASAP.

“Try different things quite early before your big day to make sure you are getting what you want,” said Winnie Chanel of Unlimited Looks LC. “Natural hair is very unique and you want your experience to be as stress-free as possible.”

Finding what you want can be a challenge, though, so here’s a little inspiration.

See these beautiful natural wedding hairstyles for every hair length!

Stanlo Photography

Free-Flowing Texture

Let your hair and your bohemian spirit steal the show with this natural bridal hair 'do. A simple twist-out or braid-out will achieve this look on longer lengths while extensions may be the way to go for shorter hair.

Exclamation Imagery

Shoulder-Length Curls

This is one of those natural wedding hairstyles that will complement just about any wedding aesthetic. Even better, these gorgeous curls can easily be pulled away from your face or tucked to the side later in the day.

Samantha Clarke Photography

Blown-out 'Fro

This striking natural wedding hairstyle is easy to achieve if you don't mind a little heat. Natural tresses are blown out with a blow dryer to stretch and set them, or, if your hair isn't this long, a wig or hair extensions can give you the same look. 

Sophia Barrett Studios

High Bun with Locs

Natural wedding hairstyles are perfect for achieving a regal, goddess look. If you don't have locs, but love this look, ask your stylist for faux locs to rock something similar. 

Burroughs | Knight Photography
Burroughs | Knight Photography

Goddess Crown Braid

This regal natural bride hair look sweeps all of your hair off your face and neck — perfect for a long day with no touch ups!

Amanda Maglione Photography

Tapered Natural Cut

A shapely haircut that leaves a few more inches toward the crown is key for this elegant, short natural hairstyle.

Kirstyn Marie Photography

Loc'd Braided Updo

The best natural wedding hairstyles show off, rather than attempt to hide, all that your hair has going on. This simple updo does just that with the bride's strands being pulled into an updo that is then braided.

Amy Anaiz Photography

Sleek Twisted Crown

Want a natural bridal hair style that gets your tresses off your face, but isn't hidden by your veil? Try these two side twists.

Amy Anaiz Photography

Loose Fluffy Curls

You don't have to first straighten your hair to achieve loose curls for your wedding. Take a page from this natural bride's book and work with your natural texture for a fluffy halo.

Stanlo Photography

Braided Natural Mohawk

For the bride with sass to spare, check out this cool variation on a mohawk. A chic updo at first glance, ponytails feed into the braided bun at top to create this natural hair wedding hairstyle.

Samantha Clarke Photography

Platinum Blonde Buzz

If you're rocking a close cut already, add some fire with a bold shade. With super-short hair, your earrings and necklace will take center-stage, so choose your bridal jewelry wisely. 

Photography by Marirosa

Short Defined Curls

Rock your TWA on your big day with short, defined curls. Add some cool wedding hair accessories, like this dainty white hat.

Sophia Barrett Studios

Side-Swept Sister Locs

If you're already growing out your sister locs, you'll want a natural wedding hairstyle that allows them to shine. Simply sweeping them to one side and adding barrettes that complement your dress is the way to go. 

Sophia Barrett Studios

Rod Set on Tapered Cut

Your stylist will probably set your hair on tiny rod rollers to achieve this look. It's a little longer in the front than the back, making it one of the most perfect natural wedding hairstyles to accent a short veil. 

Amy Anaiz Photography

Golden Curly 'Fro

Let your wedding guests know you did not come to play with this striking honey-hued afro. Perfect for medium-length tresses, your stylist might deploy a wash-and-go strategy on this natural bridal hair look or install small twists.

Stanlo Photography

Regal Textured Bun

A classic bridal hairstyle that works for natural or straightened hair, a high bun works with just about every dress, veil and decor style.

Amy Anaiz Photography

Tapered Blonde Curls

Show off a great tapered cut and ombre color with one of the chicest natural wedding hairstyles. This style also works just as well for brides who will wear a veil and those who won't.

Stanlo Photography

Low Textured Bun

Minimalist, but not lacking in style, a low bun that shows off your texture is a no-fuss route to gorgeous on your wedding day.

Samantha Clarke Photography

Gathered Updo with Clips

Whether you're rocking kinks, coils, curls, or waves, this is one of those natural wedding hairstyles that really shows off what you have. Easily add vintage, heirloom, or just really cute clips to the side. 

Samantha Clarke Photography

Sleek Textured Braid

Show your wedding hairstylist this gorgeous look if you want a detailed natural wedding hairstyle that doesn't require you to straighten your hair beforehand. A futuristic gold crown is he perfect accessory to set it off, too. 

Sophia Barrett Studios

Twisted Mohawk with Cornrows

This regal braided style pulls double-duty: a perfect natural wedding hairstyle that will last well into a beachy honeymoon