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20 Beautiful Wedding Hairstyles For Natural Hair

This post was originally published on 20 Aug 2019. Due to its popularity, it was updated on 2nd June 2021.

Love your curls and want to celebrate them on your big day? Need inspiration for wedding guest hairstyles for natural hair? You can do so much with your natural hair and here is your starting point!

Browse some of our favourite looks courtesy of Pinterest, Instagram and more! 

Afrocenchix Co-founders, Joycelyn and Rachael on their wedding days.

Afrocenchix Co-founders, Joycelyn and Rachael on their wedding days. 

High Side Afro Puff

Want to show off the beautiful details of your wedding dress? Then this hairstyle will allow for this.

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels black woman in wedding  dress looking over her shoulder with afro puff hairstyle 

Formal Bun

In our opinion, you can wear a beautiful bun to almost any occasion and we challenge you to find an outing you couldn't wear it to!  

 Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels black couple dancing at their wedding

Easy Twisted Updo

Doing your hair yourself for your big day? Or just want to keep things simple?  Then this updo will be your wedding hairstyle of choice. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels black couple kissing and getting marriedAfro With Accessory

Celebrate the glory of your hair texture by wearing it out. You can easily make it special for your big day by adding a statement hair accessory. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels young black couple getting married in nature

Side Swept Locs With Veil

Keeping things classic for your wedding? Then why not pair your locs with a traditional veil – we think the final results are stunning!

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels Young black couple at their wedding sitting on the stairs

Party Pineapple

Whether you're the bride, part of the bridal party or just a wedding guest, we think that a pineapple updo can be a pretty hairstyle for weddings. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels Black woman in formal yellow dress

Formal Side Puff

This formal side puff hairstyle will look amazing with off-the-shoulder wedding dresses. And the best part is, it's super easy to do yourself.

 Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels Black woman in a wedding dress in front of a waterfall

Afro With Flower

Florals not only look pretty but are also great accessories for curly and afro bridal hairstyles. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels black woman in wedding dress on the beach

Bridal Protective Hairstyle

Protective styles like weaves or wigs can be a great way to switch up your style for your big day and also help to your protect natural hair during your honeymoon. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels black woman dancing in wedding dress in nature

Editor's Tip: It's super important to look after your hair in protective styles. The Afrocenchix Wig Set contains products from our award-winning range that will help you keep your scalp and hair clean and moisturised underneath for healthy hair growth.

Natural Hair With Statement Hat

Bold hats or fascinators matched with natural hair tick all the boxes for us! They have a very cool, quirky vibe, but also can look subtly retro. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Pexels black woman with red hat in a wedding dress

Loose Twist-out Updo

Many of us wear our natural hair on a regular basis. So wearing a straight style on our wedding days could be contradictory to our personal looks. We love this loose twist-out updo because it's curly and cute!

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Loose Twist-out Updo

Halo Twist With A Low Bun

We love seeing brides glow with their natural crowns!

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Halo Twist With A Low Bun

 

Twisted Hawk With Cornrows

Many women tell us that they've been talked out of wearing their natural hair for fear it won't look good on the big day. This cornrows hairstyle is proof that natural hair is beautiful. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural HairTwisted Hawk With Cornrows

Twisted Hawk 

Unfortunately, afro hair has long been labelled as unattractive, unprofessional and unmanageable. We think that this pretty wedding hairstyle for natural hair is helping to change this opinion. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural HairTwisted Hawk

Flat Twists With A Low Bun

Despite the natural hair movement, mainstream media still presents kinks and curls as something to be hidden or straightened for important events. But how could you think that after seeing this fabulous, flat twist hairstyle? 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural HairFlat Twists With A Low Bun

Chunky Twists Pinned Into A Low Bun

For many women, your wedding day is when you want to look your most beautiful and this low bun hairstyle is just lovely! 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural Hair Chunky Twists Pinned Into A Low Bun

Halo Crown Braid With Afro

Don't you just love this crown-inspired hairstyle? We want you to know you can wear your hair in a natural style in your most adorned state and look your best whilst embracing your kinky, curly hair. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural HairHalo Crown Braid With Afro

Halo Crown Braid Bun Garnished With Gold String

Add a little bit of glamour to your halo crown braid by adorning it with gold string. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural HairHalo Crown Braid Bun Garnished With Gold String

 

Half-up, Half-down Style With Flower Decoration

With or without flowers, we believe natural hair is glamorous, elegant, classy and beautiful.

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural HairHalf-up, Half-down Style With Flower Decoration

 

High Puff Twist Out

Embrace your natural curls and coils with this elegant high puff twist out – it's also perfect for brides that want to rock veils. 

Afrocenchix Wedding Hairstyles for Natural HairHigh Puff Twist Out

Read more:

How to Style Short Afro Hair

7 Beautiful Cornrow Styles We're Loving

7 Pretty Flower Hairstyles For Afro & Natural Hair

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