Special Occasion Hairstyles

Modern Wedding Hairstyles & Special Occasion Looks at Michelle Marshall Cardiff Hairdressers

If you’re looking for hairstyle ideas for a wedding, prom or other special occasion you’ve come to the right place!  At our Cardiff salons our experienced hair stylists can create the perfect look to make sure you really shine on your special day.

The latest looks for weddings and proms tend to be simple styles, with the emphasis on beautiful hair colour and condition.  From half-updos to modern ponytails and cascading curls, take a look at some of our favourite ideas below and book your appointment at our Cardiff salons as soon as possible before your big day.

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Half Up Half Down Wedding Hair

Take inspiration from Nicola Peltz’s stunning 90s inspired bridal half updo at her wedding to Brookly Beckham.   She added curtain bangs at the last moment to complete the stunning but simple look.

Modern Ponytails

For a simple, flattering look for any special occasion, you could consider updating a traditional low ponytail with some intricate braids and sleek ends for a modern twist. 

If you’ve got an open backed dress, why not consider a long, romantic ‘S-wave’ ponytail to really emphasise it?    We can incorporate any accessories you wish with this simple look – like this beautiful jeweled garland.

Cascading Curly Hair

Cascading curls look stunning for weddings, proms or special parties.   This wonderful wavy half up half down twisted style was created by Michelle for a lovely guest’s 21st Birthday party. 

Sophisticated & Sleek Hair Dos

Wearing your hair down for your wedding or special event can seem a bit minimalist and risky, but it can look stunning and modern.  If you are concerned about it covering your face in photos, simply tuck the strands of beautifully sleek hair behind your ears to accentuate your cheekbones and show off your luminous glow!   

If you go for this simple look we would recommend ensuring your hair is super smooth and adding a fashionable centre parting.  Get your hair into ultra-sleek condition ahead of your big day with a Kerastraight smoothing treatment at our Cardiff salons.

Add Hair Extensions For Length and Volume

If you’re dreaming of long luscious locks for your special day, but your hair is somewhat lacking at the moment, don’t worry!  We’ve got the perfect solution with our Racoon Luxe Wefts.

These tape in extensions are super quick and easy to apply and can be used to add volume and colour as well as length.   Their a great low- commitment way to transform your hair for a special event as they can be removed easily afterwards.  You can then keep them to reuse next time you want to transform your look!   Top tip: we recommend hanging your wefts on a trouser hanger to keep them in top condition for reuse, then simply bring them back in and we can reapply them for you.

Take a look at this amazing transformation created in our Rhiwbina Salon.

Get A Beautiful Bouncy Blow Dry

Book a professional blow dry with one of our Cardiff stylists and we’ll add lots of volume and movement to really make the most of your hair for your special event.  Using styling products from Redken we’ll make sure your style lasts all day long too.

Book in before the big day and we’ll make sure your hair colour is perfect too.  This delicious blonde balayage was created by Hannah at our central Cardiff salon.

Book Your Special Occasion Hair Appointment in Cardiff at Michelle Marshall Salons

Let the teams at our Cardiff salons help you decide which hair style would work best for you for your special occasion.  We have all the skills and experience needed to create the best head turning colours and styles. 

Book your hair appointment by calling your local Michelle Marshall salon on 029 2061 1566 (Rhiwbina) or 029 2022 9000 (Cardiff City Centre).  Alternatively, book online using the pop-up bar to the right of the screen.