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30 Truly Beautiful Mother of the Bride Hairstyles Easy to Put Together

2. Loose Half Updo. Women with shoulder length hair will love the easy half updo that imitates a downdo with a bouffant.

To look your best on that special day, pick one of these beautiful mother of the bride hairstyles.

It’s the big day and you certainly want to look your best as the mother of the bride, and that means you need the right hairstyle. It seems like finding something simple, elegant, and memorable isn’t easy, but don’t stress. Whether you prefer wearing your hair up or down, there’s something for you. Check out the images below!

1. Low Textured Updo. For the mom of the bride, a sophisticated updo like the low upswept bun is soft, effortless, and chic.

2. Loose Half Updo. Women with shoulder length hair will love the easy half updo that imitates a downdo with a bouffant.

3. Curly Half Updo. If you like when your hair is down, but want a put-together hairstyle, use a curling iron to style the lower half of your hair while pulling back the top half into a cute knot. This half up half down hair is a classic solution that never becomes dated.

4. Sleek and Curly Updo. This two-piece curly bun is a great easy-to-do updo perfect for women with medium length hair.

5. Smoothed Crown and Textured Roll. Mother-of-the-bride hairstyles can come out pretty playful when pairing a classic bouffant with a thick low roll made of haphazard two-tone ropes of blonde hair.

6. Boho Upstyle with Blonde Swirls. This blonde updo mimics a relaxed French twist on shorter strands and gives off strong boho vibes through the mass of bends and loops pinned in the back of the head.

7. Low Curly Bun. The best updo hairstyles are simple, like low buns that can be easily complemented with delicate wedding hair pieces.

8. Classy Chignon with a Bouffant. You cannot do without a teased crown in formal hairstyles for a mother of the bride, but you can spice them up with texture and movement infused into the side waves and looped chignon.

9. Half Up Mother of the Bride Hair with a Bouffant. Teased hair on the top means plenty of volume which is definitely good for a solemn occasion, but you may also want to add some bounce around the face and neck with those effortless curls.

10. Youthful Messy Updo. For the fans of curly mother of the bride updos, this messy look is perfect if you have long hair and want to bring a touch of glamour and style to your look without going too complicated. The wispy curls and messy finish will add texture even to the finest hair.

11. Playful Waves with Accessories. Although it is assumed that moms shouldn’t outshine their girls, mother-of-the-bride hairstyles can be no less romantic and nicely decorated than bridal hairdos. Get inspired by this dreamy, unfussy bob handsomely knotted and delicately embellished.

12. Loose Wavy Twist. You don’t need Rapunzel hair to construct such an effortless updo with slightly raised crown pieces, a messy wrap in the back, and a host of tendrils oozing a romantic feel.

13. Textured Mother of the Bride Hairstyle for Chubby Face. Ladies with full faces should steer clear of the styles that create even more weight on the sides, so side-swept bangs and wispy layers around the face will give it a softer frame.

14. Soft Waves with a Twist. Wearing your gala hairstyle down is a good idea when you want to feel comfortable with an off-the-shoulder outfit, the more so that you will only need to curl your locks into soft waves and complete them with a loose twist on the side.

15. Upswept Waves with a Bouffant. On the other hand, pulling wedding hairstyles up doesn’t imply leaving your neck completely open. You can opt for messy waves pinned at the nape and coupled with a teased crown to get the most flattering look.

16. Voluminous Airy Tuck Updo. Messy updos are perfect hairstyles for a mother of the bride with fine or thinning hair since they allow you to boost the volume of the locks while still having them natural-looking and touchable.

17. Multi-Tonal Hair Wrap. This mother-of-the-bride hair thrives on the texture created with tousled waves melting into an intricate twist and amplified with a dimensional color scheme mixing blonde and brown shades.

18. Twisted Wavy Half Up Mother of the Bride Hair. When searching for hairstyles for the mother of the bride, you want to find something beautiful and stylish to complement your outfit perfectly. A twisted half up half down hairstyle literally gives a “twist” to this classic hairstyle and waves add volume and deliver that glamorous look.

19. Dimensional Low French Twist. When it comes to mother of the bride hairstyles for short hair, there is no need to worry. There are plenty of stunning options available that will ensure you look your best on such an important day. Being a timeless and easy to achieve hairstyle, the low French twist will add the right zest to your look.

20. Curly Vintage Updo. Here is a modern spin on vintage hair rolls that gets the retro shape enriched with a world of curled strands and has them packed into loose twists sitting close to the neck.

21. Middle Bun with Curls. This is one of the perfectly imperfect mother-of-the-bride updos that steer clear of feeling stiff while playing up the blonde highlights and delivering plenty of movement and dimension.

22. Braided Low Bun. When choosing mother of the bride hairstyles, you may want to select an updo that is flattering and age-appropriate. A braided low bun is a timeless classic with a touch of elegance and chic. It will give you a more sophisticated look than just a classic bun and its natural appearance is perfect for an outdoor wedding.

23. French Roll with Sculptured Crown. This pearly blonde hair is wrapped into a tidy yet relaxed roll decorated with sparkling floral hairpins and complemented with accurately defined pieces on the crown.

24. Low Twisted Bun for Long Hair. Looking for chubby face mother of the bride hairstyles? This one will be a great idea for those mothers who want to find the right style for their fuller facial shape. As a rule, is it advised to avoid too sleek and overly voluminous hairstyles. A low bun with face-framing pieces is a perfect slimming hairstyle idea.

25. Multi-Level High Bun. Sometimes, classic hairstyles for the mother of the groom or bride need just a little tweak to look more modern and interesting, as illustrated by this bouffant updo with a two-tier high bun.

26. Shoulder-Length Twisted Half Up. Simple and beautiful hairstyles for mother of the groom and mother of the bride hair follow the current trends. If you’re not a fan of updos but still want to impress the guests with a hairstyle that is sophisticated and natural looking, a twisted or braided half up is a great choice. You can play around with twists or braids to add more texture.

27. Neat Upstyle with Rebellious Chignon. We can’t but adore the contrast created by this low bun full of random bends and loose tips against the polished hair on the crown with just a hint of definition.

28. Mother of the Bride Updo for Bob-Length Hair. Modern mother of the bride updos for medium length fine hair can be quite difficult to succeed with. It can be hard to create a look that’s both flattering and appropriate for such a super special occasion as the wedding of your child. A textured bun updo can be easily tailored to different hair types and face shapes! And yes, it can be recreated on medium bobs.

29. Low Tuck with Two-Tier Twists. This delicate updo comes with several rows of loose twists on the sides above an elegant tuck accentuated with a stylish crystal hair barrette.

30. Intertwined Short Hair Updo. You might not believe that this delicate bridal look was created on above-the-shoulder hair, but the length is really sufficient to arrive at a voluminous top and a bunch of twists in the back.

So, whether your hair is short or long, worn up or down, there are plenty of mother of the bride hairstyles that will make you feel like the special lady you are.

by Serena Piper
Serena graduated from the University of Oregon where she majored in magazine journalism. She is a published writer both in print and online. She currently lives in Daytona Beach where she works at the Early Learning Coalition, an organization supporting children of low-income families. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, country music concerts, exploring Florida, and of course, the beach.