8 Glam and Gorgeous Black Wedding Hairstyles

Everything about your wedding day should feel glamorous and natural, but for many brides, those can be tough standards when it comes to their hair. Black women are certainly no exception to this age-old dilemma, which is why we rounded up these gorgeous black wedding hairstyles from around the web. From sleek side ponies and glammed-out afros to timeless vintage updos and chic buns, this list has all the inspiration you need for choosing the perfect wedding hairstyle. Take this list to your hairdresser or grab a bridesmaid and attempt them on your own.

Looking for more inspiration? We love these expert hair and makeup tips for brides of color.

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Via MinaLuchi bride. Photo by Kurt Boomer.

An asymmetrical style is great for any length of hair and pairs beautifully with a strapless dress.

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Hair accessory via Etsy seller BoutiqueDeBandeaux

Adding a dramatic hair piece is the perfect way to amp up a minimal dress, and a simple voluminous style creates the perfect base.

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Photo via Black Girl Long Hair

We love the intrigue tiny braids add to this vintage wedding hairstyle.

black wedding hairstyles
Photo by Ebony Bomani via Munaluchi Bride

How gorgeous is this tufted low bun? This look adds drama to a backless dress and gets along beautifully with any veil or hair accessory.

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Photo by Katherine Stinnett

This bride got the goddess look right with a natural loose low bun topped with an elegant flower crown.

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Photo via Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles was on trend sporting a short natural afro and a white minimal jumpsuit – ultra chic for 2016.


Onpoint Wedding Hairstyle by @uniqueberryhairs. Makeup by @davesucre. Photo by @ahamibeleme. Model @declectic #weddingsonpoint

A photo posted by Weddings OnPoint (@weddingsonpoint) on

This half-up half down hairstyle is beautiful from the front and back, and provides a perfect opening for an eye-catching accessory.

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Femi Osinowo. Photo by Paosin Photography via Munaluchi Bride

Bold statement jewelry demands a simple hairstyle, like this stunning updo that looks great from every angle.

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