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For a bride, her bridal look is the most important thing to focus on for the big day. And, while the bridal outfit and the jewellery may be figured out, it is the hairdo that needs an ample amount of thinking. And, after Alia Bhatt went with open hair for her wedding day, the million-dollar question is should you go for hair up or hair down? After all, like the bridal outfits, the hairdo options are also plenty.

So, if you’re struggling between an open hairdo and an updo hairstyle, we’re here to list down amazing points that will help you make the call. Scroll below and read on!

Hair Up Vs Hair Down

1. Take Inspiration from Your Bridal Outfit

Your wedding hairdo should compliment your bridal outfit. You cannot go for an open hairdo with an outfit that will look better with a hair bun or vice versa. You can also look at the brand or the designer’s page who made your outfit and take inspiration from the hair styling they did with your outfit!

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2. Have a Hair Trial

In today’s time when you can take makeup trials, why not do the same with your hair? Ask your hairstylist to come over and give you two hair trials — one open hairstyle and one closed one!

This will help you determine which hairstyle would look better on you on your wedding day.

Must Read: Wedding Hair Dos & Don'ts every to-be Bride MUST keep in mind!

3. Don’t Forget About The Head Dupatta!

When thinking of your wedding hairdo, don’t forget to factor in the head dupatta. Your open hairdo or the hair bun may look good without anything to cover them but now imagine these hairdos with a head dupatta and that’s what will make your entire look.

Know More: What To Wear When: Single Dupatta VS Double Dupatta

4. Consider Your Face Shape

If you’re very confused and cannot decide between open hair or closed ones, we recommend considering your face shape as well. If you have a round face shape, then you can opt for open hair but if you have an oval face, then you can go with tied-up hair for your big day.

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Read More: Glamorous Hairstyles For Brides & Bridesmaids According To Their Face Shape

5. Listen to Your Gut Feeling

From the moment the wedding gets fixed, one starts visualizing her bridal look. In this bridal look, you would also be able to see or get a glimpse of the bridal hair. If you like that look and your gut feeling is to go for open hair or even for a nice tight bun, then simply go with your gut feeling. Trust us, you’ll not just look stunning but will also feel very comfortable with your choice!

Also Read: Real Brides Who Took Major Inspo from Alia Bhatt for Open Hairdos on Their Big Day!


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Hair Up or Down on the Wedding Day? Here's How You Can Decide!

by Shweghna Gursahaney

Hair Up or Down on the Wedding Day? Here's How You Can Decide!