Updos are a popular hairstyle among brides mainly because they deliver a polished finish, and they won't detract from your gown's neckline, too—the same effect can be achieved, though, even when you let your hair down! For inspiration, here are ways you can resort to lugay and still look sleek for the occasion:
1. Old-Hollywood curls
This classic, decades-old hairstyle is bound to add drama to your wedding photos. It's achieved with an off-center parting and sleek curls that elegantly cascade down to your neckline.
The ultra-glam hairstyle looks amazing even for medium-length hair:
2. Glossy, brushed-out waves
Big, relaxed waves are a top pick among modern brides. Try this look if you want a curly 'do that looks elegant and mature.
3. Sleek and wavy
If you want to keep your hair from covering your gown's neckline—without putting your hair up—this demure 'do is for you. Neatly part your tresses in the middle and tuck both sides behind your ears with the help of bobby pins. Finish off with soft curls to add bounce and volume to your hair.
4. '90s flipped hair
A #throwback look you've most likely seen on iconic '90s models like Naomi Campbell, this hairstyle makes a simple and chic update to your everyday lugay. Ask your hairstylist to style your hair by flipping or curling the ends inward.
5. Side-swept with an adornment
Letting your hair down on your wedding day need not be boring. Subtly switch up your look by parting one side of your hair and secure it with an embellished clip.
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6. Brushed up with soft curls
Here's another hairstyle that'll keep your locks off your glowing face. Comb your hair back, secure it with gel, and curl your tresses starting from the mid-section until the ends for a romantic finish.
7. Straight and sleek
Since updos and curls are common bridal hairstyles, simple and straight hair can be a surprising and refreshing look. Divine Lee, for example, contrasted her golden bridal gown with flawlessly ironed locks. You can amp up the pared-back hairstyle by adding some hair extensions!
P.S. If Divine's and Toni Gonzaga's selfies are any proof, this clean 'do goes well with a strapless neckline: