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4 Unique Chignons For Your Wedding Day

wedding hair chignons

Attention all brides: The grueling search for an unforgettable wedding hairstyle ends here. When trying to nail down the perfect hairstyle for your big day, Sabine Constanzo, expert stylist and consultant, recommends taking your wedding dress into consideration.

“The wedding dress is very important when you choose your hairdo,” Constanzo says. “If your dress has a high neck, then having an updo will look very elegant.”

Wide Tucked Chignon

If you’re searching for a showstopping updo to perfectly complement your high neckline, consider this wide tucked chignon. This dramatic updo emits a celestial aura that will have you looking out of this world. The wide tuck creates a grandiose shape that has a smooth, waterfall-esque movement.


wedding hair chignons

Low Rolled Chignon

“If your dress has a low neck, opt for loose hair,” Constanzo advises.

You don’t have to let your hair down to wear a loose hairstyle. Try a low chignon where the hair is rolled and tucked into itself. Keep the chignon loosely tucked and tease your strands to create volume at the top of the head. For a breathtaking final touch, allow a few loose wavy strands or baby hairs gently fall around your face.

Romantic Bun Chignon

“If your face is long, you should fix a low hairstyle in order to balance out the shape,” Constanzo advises.

Finding the perfect wedding hairstyle for your face shape is all about proportions. To create the illusion of a shorter face, give yourself a deep side part and slick your hair back into a polished low ponytail. Wrap a delicate, shiny thread in crisscross patterns around a ponytail before twisting into a low chignon. This embellished style will transport you to a fantasy world as an otherworldly historical queen.


wedding hair chignons

Flowing Fishtail Chignon

You may not be having a destination wedding, but the perfect hairstyle can create an idyllic atmosphere as if you’re in the European countryside. For a wistful and romantic style, sculpt a wide and chunky Dutch-style braid.

“If you have a round face, prioritize a higher up do in order to elongate your profile,” Constanzo adds.

Begin crafting the braid near your hairline and let it flow from top to bottom into a low side chignon. With the help of a professional stylist, any of these unique chignons will make your wedding day hairstyle truly memorable!

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