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Did you know that all those Pinterest hairstyles you’ve been saving can actually be DIY?

With the Shaadi budget already touching the sky, you can curb down the expense of a hairstylist for your mehendi function. Become the smart bride and experiment with the hairstyles without having to spend extra bucks on your wedding as we list 11 DIY hairstyles that you can try on your mehendi and look fabulous!

*Smart tip for the smart brides*

To avoid the hassle on the Mehendi day, try out these hairstyles beforehand.

The Messy Braid 


Look elegant by trying some simple twist and turns of hair and a fishtail braid with this super easy hairstyle. You just need to have a little patience to pleat the fishtail braid and some hair clips and you’re good to go. Tip: Pull off this voluminous hairstyle with a mang tika and team it up with your outfit for the occasion.

Half Up Half Down



Give an indo-western twist to your Mehendi hairstyle with this half up half down hairstyle. To get hold of this hairstyle you just need a curling iron, hair spray to hold the fringes and an elastic to tie up the hair.

Messy Bun

Keep your hands free for the Mehendi and tie up your hair into this messy yet classy bun. To make this simple bun, you need some hair clips, a curling rod to curl the front fringes into soft curls and a lot of patience to rock your Mehendi night.

Side Pony


This effortless side pony hairstyle in your Mehendi function which will take just a few minutes of your time. A matha patti will make the look stand out in the crowd. Don’t miss the chance to set some quirky hairstyle goals at your wedding.

Princess Braid

Oh so adorable! Give a slight twist to the basic French braid to get this dreamy hairstyle. A few simple things to keep in hands such as a hairspray, curling rod and hair wax/gel to give you this real princess look. Make the braid perfect for your Mehendi by adding some beautiful fresh flowers.


Waterfall Braid 

Make the desire of keeping your hair open come true with this super easy waterfall braid hairstyle. Grab some hairclips and learn the art of making braids and you’re good to pull off this hairstyle. The fashionista brides can complement the braid by adding the jewelled clips.

Double Twist Crown Braid


Drooling over Bipasha Basu’s Mehendi look? Don’t worry because you can pull off this easy hairstyle in just a few minutes. Just part your hair into two halves and make braids to cross over the other side of the head. Make the hairstyle look more beautiful with adding small flowers in the braid.

Formal Dutch Braid Up-Do


Skip the usual hairstyles and go for a formal and vintage look for your Mehendi function. Let your curls stay loose over your face while you pull off this elegant braid updo and grab all the attention. Keep the bobby pins handy and you’re ready!

Side Twisted French Braid

Let your favourite earrings steal the show while your hair stays behind. This super easy twisted french braid will add that glam to your Mehendi outfit and make you look elegant.

Bubble Ponytail


Simple braids are passe when you can pull off this amazing and simple bubble ponytail in just a few minutes. All you need is some frizz control and protect wax powder, hair spray to add volume and few hairbands to pull off this hairstyle. Highlight this trendy ponytail with a string of flowers and you’re ready to rock your Mehendi.

Dutch Braid


Be the picture perfect bride with this easy breezy Dutch braid for your afternoon Mehendi rituals. Just polish your skills to make a perfect braid and this hairstyle will definitely be a cakewalk for you. Add flowers in the braid to make it look elegant and perfect for the ceremony.

So, which one did you like the most? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

11 Super Pretty & Easy DIY Hairstyles That Are Perfect For Your Mehendi!

by Priyanka Banerjee

11 Super Pretty & Easy DIY Hairstyles That Are Perfect For Your Mehendi!