Popular South Indian Bridal Hairstyles for Engagement

Becoming a bride is an exciting experience for all girls. They pick everything of their choice from clothes to jewelry to make their wedding day memorable. They also try multiple hairstyles to see which hairstyle will make their day best and enhance their appearance.

But the best part about South Indian culture is that they keep everything simple. Therefore all the South Indian bridal hairstyles for engagement that we will mention in this article will be easy to make and maintain.

South Indian bride hairstyles are quite different from North Indian bride hairstyles.

The popular South Indian bridal hairstyles for engagement are better known as a “Ghaghara” or “Gajra”. The Ghaghara is worn by the groom’s mother and sister and is a long braid of hair, usually over 8-10 feet long. This style is typically adorned with small bells.

The bride’s hair is parted in the middle and then braided into two large plaits which are then twisted together to form a bun. So let’s begin the discussion of the best bridal hairstyles.

Best South Indian Bridal Hairstyles For Engagement?

The first thing to consider while doing South Indian Bridal Hairstyles is that it should suit the bride. She should feel confident in her style and be able to easily move and dance around.

The second part of the equation is the groom. The groom will also be looking for a hairstyle for his bride-to-be, and he will want to suit her as well. So, it’s important to keep his tastes in mind and pick out a style that he can pull off without much fuss.

Following is the list of best South Indian bridal hairstyles for engagement that is easy to follow. So review all these amazing hairstyles and select the one that suits the bridal look.

1. Long Braided Hairstyle Twirled with Flower Garlands

The traditional long braided hairstyle is the first choice of engagement function. To make this hairstyle, take front-pasted hair for a small puff and cover the base of the braid with flowers or any hair accessory. You can also complete the bridal look by wearing a heavy Maang Tikka.This Picture is about Long Braided Hairstyle Twirled with Flower Garlands

2. Simple Braid With Flowers

If your hair is thick enough then you can look graceful even with a simple braid. You can accessorize the simple braid with flowers or can add the flower garland in U or O shape. Furthermore, you can add the Veni at the base of the braid.This Picture is about Simple Braid With Flowers

3. Romantic Side Loose Braided Hairstyle

Are you looking forward to staying simple and elegant in an engagement ceremony? If you do then try the side loose braided hairstyles. A simple braid with loose bands and some pearls at the back look wonderful. To add some colors to the hairstyle, you can accessorize the hairstyle with small flower motif hair clips. In addition, you can try back braids with hair accessories.This Picture is about Romantic Side Loose Braided Hairstyle

4. Side Fishtail Accessorized Braid Hairstyle

The classic fishtail braids look beautiful in their way. You can add some pearls and small artificial flowers to the fishtail braid to enhance the beauty of the hairstyle. The best part is that this fishtail braid looks beautiful with different clothes including Kanjeevaram saree or Lehenga. Add twists to the braiding fishtail to the side and accessorize this braid tail with different accessories to look elegant.This Picture is about Side Fishtail Accessorized Braid Hairstyle

5. Twisted Mermaid South Indian Bridal Hairstyles for Engagement

The twisted mermaid hairstyle adds volume to hair and every bride looks beautiful with it. No matter what your face shape, you will always look graceful and classy with this hairstyle. You can also add volume and length to hair by adding hair extensions in style. Take a 1-inch section of hair and make the side twists.

To secure the side twists use pins on the alternate side till the head. After that braid the remaining hair as a normal mermaid style and secure it with the elastic band. You can add jewel or flower accessories to twists to enhance the grace and glamor.This Picture is about Twisted Mermaid South Indian Bridal Hairstyles for Engagement

6. Center Parted Free Open Hairstyle

After braids, hair up-dos are the second choice of bridals. This is because they look pretty and bring out the real charm of the bride. The reason why most brides choose up-dos over other hairstyles is that they are easy to make and carry during the event. The other reason is that brides do not always need a complicated hairstyle to look graceful.

They can look beautiful even in a simple hairstyle. The hair partition at the center and bringing a section of hair to the front over one shoulder gives an ultra-light and posh look. In addition, you can add curls to the length of hair to enhance the look. For a final finish, you can wear a Matha Patti or Heavy Maang Tikka.This Picture is about Center Parted Free Open Hairstyle

7. Mermaid Braided Up-do

The mermaid braided up-do includes the side braid bang hairstyles on both sides with the open hair. For a graceful look, make two mermaid braids from both sides and join them in the middle. To secure the hairstyle, use hairpins.

This open wavy hairstyle on the shoulders looks beautiful with a saree and all traditional wear. This simple and elegant hairstyle is suitable for engagement functions so give it a try.This Picture is about Mermaid Braided Up-do

8. Open Hair With Side Curls Hairstyle

The open hair with side curls goes with all face shapes. In this hairstyle, the hair has been curled together and brought to the front from one side of the shoulder. You can try this simple hairstyle if you have layered hair. This is because it gives a soft look and makes the overall appearance graceful.This Picture is about Open Hair With Side Curls Hairstyle

9. Front Puffed Hairstyle

For the second last entry on the list, we have selected the front puffed hairstyle. This is because it is preferred by most south Indian bridals. This simple hairstyle looks best with all traditional outfits like saree, lehenga, and long gowns.

In this hairstyle, the hair at the front side has been swept back and secured creating a light puff on the head. Here the length of hair is fully open and has been taken to the front from both sides. Furthermore, the hair has been curled in smaller sections to give a final touch to the look.This Picture is about Front Puffed Hairstyle

10. Up-do With Curls for Engagement

For the final hairstyle, we have selected the up-do with curls. To make this hairstyle, you first need to complete the updo while creating a puff at the crown to get a soft graceful look. After making the updo, you need to curl the length of hair in sections to get the look. For a final finish, you can add some hair accessories.This Picture is about Up-do With Curls for Engagement

Wrapping It All Up!!!

To look graceful, on the engagement day, a bridal needs to select the right hairstyle in addition to selecting the jewelry and clothes. If you are looking for the best South Indian Bridal Hairstyles for Engagement then you should try the hairstyles that we have mentioned above. All the above hairstyles are easy to make and make the overall appearance elegant. But make sure to select the right hairstyle according to the outfit, face cut, and hair type so that you can look graceful with less effort.

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