Best Options of Wedding Hairstyles for Thin Hair


For many brides, the right style for their wedding day hair is as important as their wedding dress. If you have fine, thin hair, then it would be wise to keep the look somewhat simple, but also elegant. Putting your hair up is always a good option, and you can incorporate braids, loops, and accessories to make the hair style dazzling. This article will list wedding hairstyles for thin hair to give you some ideas on what can be done.

18 Gorgeous Wedding Hairstyles for Thin Hair


Floral-Design Headband with Braided Hair

This is an excellent option, especially for spring weddings, and is very easy to achieve and look good. Simply pin your hair up and place a thin floral headband upon your head. The color of the headband should compliment the color of your hair, blondes should wear pale pink or yellow, for example, if your hair is dark, deep purples and reds would be more appropriate, and red heads should opt for magenta or red.


Short, Messy, and Full of Volume

If your hair is short, this is a great way to add extra volume and go for something a bit different from your day-to-day hair style. Add volumizing mousse into your hair and muss it up at the front to achieve added volume and thickness. This will give you a stylish, full looking hair style perfect for your big day.


Wavy Half-Updo

This is a great hairstyle to give a fuller appearance to thin hair. Wavy hair with thick blunt bangs, and slight teasing up towards one’s crown. This hairstyle not only helps to give the appearance of thicker, fuller hair, but also looks stunningly beautiful.


Front Braids

When seeking wedding hairstyles for thin hair, this gorgeous style is a great option. Create two braids in your hair and wrap them around the front of your head, then hold hem in place with a clip. This unique style helps you to not only look beautiful, but also helps you hair to appear fuller and thicker.


Top Braids and Bangs

This style works perfectly in uplifting thin hair and achieving a thicker appearance. Matching a braided updo at the back of the head with thick, blunt bangs to break up the sections of your hair. This achieves a stylish, elegant look, making it the perfect option for your big day.


Long Bob (Lob)

Having a long bob with thick, wispy pieces and a deep side part can help those with thin hair achieve a thick look. Paired with subtle layers/side bangs, one can achieve extra shape and style, as well as extra fullness and thickness, perfect for those with thin hair attempting to achieve more fullness.


Side Twist and Accessories

A beautiful option for brides who have fine hair is to apply a side twist, with accessories. Lightly twist your hair across the side of your head and add some diamond encrusted floral hair clips (or other, stunning accessories), to achieve an attractive, stylish, and appropriate style.


Head Ring for Short Wavy Hair

Another great option for brides is to wear a ring around their head with elegant flowers/beads on it. This added accessory will work to add style to your hair, and help to ensure that you stand out and look gorgeous on your big day. This accessory works best with wavy, curly hair, but there are no limitations on what it can be applied to.


Fancy Braid with Sock Bun

A perfectly round bun can help any women with thin hair to achieve a thicker appearance. This can be achieved with the use of a bun maker or a sock. Couple the bun with small braids and curls to change this look from casual to formal, making it perfectly suitable for your ceremony. Leave side bangs at the front for a more feminine look.


Updo with Bouffant and Braid

This style looks both edgy and elegant, a simple updo with side braids and a bouffant gives this style its edginess, and helps to achieve a thick, full appearance and a volume boost. The braids ensure that the style looks elegant, making it a great option when considering wedding hairstyles for thin hair.


Waterfall Braid on Looped Updo

Create a looped updo and make a reversed waterfall braid to separate the loopy section of hair from the bouffant. This creates a sharp, sophisticated style that oozes class and taste, perfect for any bride’s big day.


Messy Low Bun

It can be easy for thin hair to look flat when putting it in a low bun. This is why this hairstyle works great for those with thin hair. Create a messy low bun by creating curls and strategically pinning them in the nape (giving the illusion of a bun),and injects volume to the top, ensuring that it is not flat.


Updo and Side Bangs

This is a beautiful hair style, perfect for women with thin hair. A messy bun with small side braids on each side of the head helps to achieve a volumious easily. The braids are small so as to ensure they do not overwhelm the style, the side bangs ensuring to add volume to those with thin hair.


Curly Asymmetrical Updo with Flower

Adding a flower to any hair style is a great way to boost the styles elegance and glamorousness. Create an asymmetrical curly updo and place a color appropriate flower in the side. The flower should match the hue of your hair.


Messy Updo with Pearl Accessory

A loose messy bun is a great option for women with thin hair as it works to create an illusion of thickness and fullness. Adding an accessory to the low bun is a great option to add extra dazzle to the do, and pearls are a great option due to their elegance and sophisticated timelessness.


Highlighted Updo with Messy Loops or Braids

A simple option for women with thin hair to achieve fullness is to create a messy/curly style. Add this to a beautifully highlighted updo, and you can achieve a beautiful hair style which would be perfect for your big day, whilst also achieving extra volume seamlessly.


Curly Ponytail for Thin Hair

This seemingly effortless style is both beautiful and elegant. Parting the hair at the center and creating a curly ponytail at the back works to create a gorgeous style that is perfect for all women. It is a great option when considering wedding hairstyles for thin hair, especially for those with long, thin hair.


Voluminous Top Bun

This gorgeous up style is perfect for any bride on their wedding day, but can be especially useful to those with thin hair to create extra volume and thickness. Creating a large bun on the top of your head, and pull around 5-6 strands of hair from out of the bun and wrap them around the base to achieve extra volume.