While many brides-to-be are busy growing their locks in hopes of having princess-like hair on their big day, many others are browsing the best wedding hairstyles for short hair. With less hair to work with, you may feel stuck in your styling options, especially if you’re looking for something special and different than your normal look, but trust us — there are so many ways to spice up a short hairstyle! Whether it’s an added touch, such as a flower crown, headpiece, or barrette, or a new way of styling, such as a half-down look or an updo (yes, they are possible with your lob!), the options are plentiful.
Just look at how these brides rocked wedding hairstyles for short hair.
Curly hair and a wreath of daisies create pure sunshine for a summer wedding. A flower crown instantly turns a regular down-do into a boho-chic wedding hairstyle for short hair.
A subtle crown of buds and berries in a green palette adds a natural touch to this sassy wedding hairstyle for short hair.
Greenery is one of the top trends in wedding decor, and it's also popular when it comes to adorning short wedding hair. A lush crown of greenery makes a statement atop a side-swept platinum lob — we can’t get enough of this indie style!
A minimalist blunt bob gets a maximalist touch with a bodacious wreath of blooms—one of our favorite short hair wedding styles.
You've seen casual-cool headbands all over the ready-to-wear runways—now these fabulous and versatile accessories have made their way to bridal fashion. Choppy, wavy locks get accented with a gilded headband for a decadent bohemian look.
A headband adorned with bold blooms pops against tousled layers while echoing the bride’s gorgeous bouquet. We adore this wedding hairstyle for short hair for a garden event.
Situate your headpiece further back on your head to create a bolder look — we love how this one brings a smattering of garden whimsy with trails of flower buds.
Looking to add a touch of sparkle to your wedding-day look? We love how this bride incorporates a gorgeous crystal headband into her short hair wedding style.
A bouncy bob of waves gets some 1920’s flair with a gilded headpiece that dazzles across the forehead.
Down and Loose
We love how loose curls emphasize the fun pink highlights in this platinum wedding hairstyle for short hair.
Sometimes, your hair is best left untouched. This bride’s natural hairstyle is completely her — you want to stay true to yourself on your wedding day, after all.
Tousled pieces create a fresh, edgy vibe, perfectly accented by bold statement earrings and hot pink eyeliner. It's such a modern wedding hairstyle for short hair.
Beachy waves lend volume and texture to this playful bob, while a side part adds dimension.
How stunning is this bride? Curled tendrils frame her face in an elegant updo for short hair wedding look, complemented by sparkling drop earrings.
A pulled back French braid is a perfect way to style a lob out of one’s face. Accent it with a colorful accessory for a surprising twist.
A chic chignon is still doable (pun intended) as a updo for short hair that's wedding-worthy! Keep the short pieces together with a jeweled clip, both functional and stylish, while letting a few tousled front pieces accent the face.
This tousled side bun is a dreamy and romantic wedding hairstyle for short hair, especially when paired with red lips and a vintage headpiece.
One of our favorite ways to adorn a updo for short hair is with a crystal barrette. We love how this bride adds an extra touch of glam to her look.
Pull back front pieces with an ornate gold barrette to add some Old World romance to a whimsical wedding hairstyle for short hair.
A sleek half-up short hair wedding style paired with a white rose, some baby's breath, and a long veil is perfect for the classic bride.
We love how this bride’s elegantly tousled waves are pulled back in a twist that mirrors a crown, creating subtle volume on top.
Sleek meets volume in this bride’s hairstyle. Get the half-up, half-side look by elegantly pulling back one side only to make a statement.