10 Gorgeous Mother of the Bride Hairstyles

Rachel Krause
10 Gorgeous Mother of the Bride Hairstyles
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At any wedding, all eyes will be on the bride—but Mom inevitably draws some attention, too. Whether she’s the type to be the center of attention or prefers to stick to the sidelines, these celebrity-inspired mother of the bride hairstyles are unbeatable. Take notes!

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A simple twisted side bun is made all the more gorgeous by the addition of a small, sparkly hair accessory, like this one on Keira Knightley.

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Jennifer Lopez is known for her long, sexy bombshell hair, but she can do subdued, too. This retro-inspired bob, with its deep side part and curled ends, is a little bit more on the demure side, but it's still super stylish.

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Long front layers left loose around the face make just about any updo a little softer and more flattering, including this look on Cameron Diaz, which looks best with plenty of volume at the crown.

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A more dramatic play on the half-up, half-down style, pulling the front layers of hair off the face while leaving the rest loose around the shoulders à la Salma Hayek is a low-key look that's still polished.

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For medium-length hair, dress up a bouncy ponytail by smoothing the hair into a deep side part like Reese Witherspoon.

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This intricate yet romantic updo is perfect for naturally wavy or curly hair types like Elizabeth Banks.

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A little bit of pomade is the fastest route to giving polish to cropped hair like Maggie Gyllenhaal's.

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Take it from Angelina Jolie—you can't go wrong with a shiny, voluminous blowout.

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To draw attention to the face without opting for an updo, take Gwyneth Paltrow's lead and slick the top of the hair into a side part and the rest uniformly behind your ears.

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For long, thick hair, a gorgeous ballerina bun like Penelope Cruz's can't be beat.

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