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40 Wedding Guest Hairstyles That Are Trendy This Season

Nkeiruka Obiwulu

2. Wavy Two-Bun Updo. Add some volume to your hair with this wavy updo. The style is elegant and modern, with some traditional charm. Looks stunning with wavy hair but would work well with other hair types.

Elegant Wavy Bun with Added Volume
By Vera

This article looks at the best wedding guest hairstyles for your friend or family member’s special day. Being on-trend and unique, one of these hairstyles will definitely help you create a great look!

So, how should you wear your hair as a wedding guest? Must it be a high updo, a half up, or maybe loose curls? This year there is no main trend you have to follow. Your hairstyle must be comfortable to wear and cute. Romantic and natural-looking styles are most popular.

We have gathered 40 hairstyles for wedding guests including all lengths and wedding themes that are trendy in 2024. Check out them, save the best ideas, and feel free to copy one of them when the big day arrives.

1. Glamorous Curly Ponytail. If you can’t decide whether to wear your hair up or down, this is a beautiful example of a wedding hairstyle that looks almost like a half updo. Voluminous curly wedding guest hairstyles are our favorites. They have such a romantic feel!

2. Wavy Two-Bun Updo. Add some volume to your hair with this wavy updo. The style is elegant and modern, with some traditional charm. Looks stunning with wavy hair but would work well with other hair types.

Elegant Wavy Bun with Added Volume
By Vera

3. Double Braids and Low Bun. The beautiful messy look with two side braids is perfect for all hair lengths and hair textures. If your hair lacks length or thickness, a hairstylist will use modern extensions that are very easy to install and take out.

4. Medium-Length Updo. Transform medium-length hair into an elegant updo with this beautiful style. A traditional, classy look, this is an appealing option for medium length wedding guest hairstyles that really make a statement.

5. Sleek Straight Hair Updo. A simple yet effective hairstyle, this straight hair updo look is elegant and sophisticated for the big day. Easy to do yourself, it will also last the whole wedding evening.

6. Wedding Guest Hairstyle for a Bob. This wavy style proves that short hairstyles for wedding guest can be fun and flirty. Twisted braids give it an extra, beautiful twist.

7. Short Wavy French Roll. This style adds your hair some character and appeal. With the hair tightly fitted into a French roll updo, this would work with both short and longer lengths.

French Roll Updo for Shorter Hair
By Vera

8. Intertwined Midi Bun. Sitting right between the crown and the nape, this intricately twisted bun is a great alternative to popular wedding guest hairstyles with chignons since it creates volume at the top without much back-combing.

9. Voluminous Half Up with Beach Waves. Trendy beach waves chime well with wedding guest hairstyles for long hair, and this picture shows how to incorporate them into a dimensional half-up half-down style spiced up with streaky highlights.

10. Cute Easy Wedding Guest Hairstyle. When you are looking for beautiful wedding guest hairstyles diy that you can create on the wedding morning, this is an inspiring design that is easy to copy. Make soft curls, create a small bouffant on the crown, add several hair barrettes and you have a perfect simple look.

11. Swirly Chignon with Extra Depth. Here is a clear explanation of why hairstyles for a wedding guest have to be done with color in mind: the flashes of blonde against the dark base give this style depth and dynamics.

12. Long Wavy Floral Hairstyle. An elegant, pretty, and feminine hair design is a popular choice for wedding guests with long hair. Messiness pairs well with stunning floral hair accessories.

13. Hollywood Waves. Embrace your long rich locks with beautiful glamorous curls like these. Go big with your waves for a vintage, Hollywood look.

14. Neat Braided Up Do. A creative and unique style that offers a modern take on the traditional low bun updo style. The braids are always a stunning choice for a wedding guest hairstyle.

15. Side-Braided Updo with a Low Bun. Well, some updos for a wedding guest don’t really require pops of color, especially when they are beautifully textured from top to bottom, such as this romantic combination of side braids and an interwoven chignon.

16. Low Wavy Ponytail. Ponytail hairstyles for wedding guest are a growing trend and with wavy locks, it is an attractive and elegant option. A great fit for formal occasions!

17. Swirled Low Bun. This beautiful updo is an elegant, attractive choice for weddings of all possible themes. Ideal for both medium and long, wavy and straight hair. The only thing you need for this design is a skillful stylist specializing in bridal updos.

18. A Mass of Wavy Hair for a Wedding Guest. Although it might not be evident at a glance, this perfectly bohemian style packs soft waves flowing from the crown into a massive and highly relaxed low bun.

19. Low Updo Indian Wedding Guest Hairstyle. Beautiful for those attending an Indian wedding, this style will suit medium or long hair. A modern, romantic style like this one will look gorgeous on both curly and straight hair. Accessories are a must to complete this look.

Curly Low Updo for Indian Wedding
By Anna

20. Thick Hair Ponytail. The high ponytail hairstyle is a great choice for thick hair. An elegant and glam look is guaranteed! Show off your curls and your thick hair with this gorgeous upstyle if you like maximum attention.

21. Braided Half Updo Wedding Guest Hairstyle. This beautiful hairstyle with a boho feel is a quite simple half updo with attractive braids that give the style some texture. A modern take on the classic half-up bun.

22. Easy Tousled French Twist. If you are after effortless and easy wedding guest hairstyles, it won’t be difficult to replicate this messy roll that keeps the hair off the neck yet not too high for it to peep out from behind the crown.

23. Undone Chignon for Highlighted Hair. Messy styling is still a go-to option for wedding guest hairstyles in 2024, and this carefree tuck feels even more erratic due to a mix of highlights and lowlights inserted into the blonde mane.

24. Highly Textured Bun with a Lifted Crown. Those who would like to create a more free-spirited look can steal this disheveled bun with random strands sticking out and complement it with a kind of bouffant on the crown.

25. Curly Downdo with Pearls. Go big and glamorous with this beautiful style reminiscent of fairy tale princesses. With gorgeous defined curls, the ponytail with pearly pins is a girly, out-of-this-world look for wedding guests.

26. Wavy French Roll Updo. This wavy updo will add shape to your locks even if they are on the thinner side. The hairstyle is perfect for short-to-medium hair lengths and looks especially stunning on highlighted strands.

27. Spooled Wedding Guest Hair with a Hint of Wave. This delicate style happily couples a tightly wrapped textured bun with some loose wavy pieces falling from the top of the head to deliver loads of movement.

28. Thick Pull-Through Braid. Those who like braids will love this idea that uses pull-through ponytails to create the ultimate boho vibe. A great twist on the traditional (but sometimes boring) chunky braid.

29. Half Updo with Bouffant and Waves. The ‘50s puffy hair is back in a big way, so why not add glamour to your loose waves by lifting the top tresses a few inches higher and securing them with effortlessly twisted side strands?

30. Waves and Twists Updo. Creating curly waves is a great way to add volume to your hair and make a stunning look for a wedding guest. With those feminine romantic waves, this updo is a timeless style that would suit women of any age – be it the mother of the bride, the mother of the groom, a bridesmaid, or any other guest.

31. Black Hair Wavy Updo. In this gorgeous black color tone, this stylish hair design is perfect for a formal occasion. When looking at wedding guest hairstyles for black hair, consider this cute idea – it gathers waves into an effortless upstyle.

32. Boho Twisted Half-Up Hair. When it comes to wedding guest hair styles with boho vibes, you can’t go wrong with tousled waves, but you can elevate the look by framing them with loosely twisted and masterfully accentuated tufts of hair.

33. Cascading Waves and Woven Crown. Although this style will require plenty of twisting, wrapping, and pinching off hair pieces to shape them in those beautiful bends, the result is definitely worth the effort.

34. Wavy Waterfall-Like Half Updo. A pretty and elegant design, it can become a great option for the new wedding season. With twisted floral detailing, this style is pretty with straight or wavy hair. Too many curls will look not so good in this case.

35. Sleek Low Bun Style with Lush Face Framing. This is one of the updos for a wedding guest that shifts the focus from the hair to the face by hiding the former into a tidy chignon and framing the latter with eye-catching bands of hair.

36. Wavy Crown Meets Mussy Wrap Around. We do adore hair styles for a wedding guest that combine different textures, and this style stunningly sets the airy waves on the top against the densely wrapped chignon on the bottom.

37. Short Hair Updo. A popular choice for those with short hair, this solution is simple yet effective. Ideal for those with straight or curly shorter hair hoping to achieve a polished look.

38. Soft Massive Low Bun. Here we have a voluminous piece of hair fancifully twisted to lend texture to a neat low bun and play well with a braided element above.

39. Textured Beachy Waves. One of the latest trends is wedding guest hairstyles down. Textured waves, beautiful ombre, and elegant twists make it a perfect half updo for a boho-theme wedding.

40. Vintage Loose Wavy Updo Hairstyle. A beautiful wedding guest hairstyle is not just a hyper-trendy look. Sometimes all you need is a vintage hairstyle with a bouffant to complete your outfit. Letting the waves naturally sit in a voluminous design is best for medium-length and long hair.

Wedding Guest Vintage Updo
By Lahm

These cute wedding guest hairstyles offer unique and tasteful choices that will help you to look beautiful in the upcoming wedding season. Ideal for short, medium, and long hair, you can create these wedding guest hairstyles on the big day, then complete the look with a stunning outfit and be sure that you look gorg and your hairstyle stays put till the end of the party. We hope you liked the ideas and saved some of them to one of your Pinterest boards. Enjoy the upcoming wedding with a beautiful hairstyle!