Wedding season is upon us — and if an aisle and a white dress are in your future, you’re well aware that the need for hair inspiration is real. And if you’re planning on styling your own strands for your big day, we have some good news: doing your own hair for your wedding isn’t impossible — in fact, with the right tips and tricks, it’s easy. And even if you aren’t planning to be a DIY bride but just have about a zillion weddings on the docket, you’ll be thrilled to have a few good go-to hairstyles ready to go, just to avoid reverting to that same ponytail you usually do when the weather is sticky and you need your hair off your face.
With the help of celebrity stylist and updo expert Adir Abergel, who works with the likes of Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Rooney Mara, Emma Roberts and more, to teach us how to create a few of our favorite red carpet-inspired updos on our own. Watch the How It’s Done video above for the full how-to, and shop the products you’ll need, below.
Buy It! Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray, $44; nordstrom.com
Buy It! Virtue Finale Shaping Spray, $36; virtuelabs.com
Buy It! Ion Rattail Tease Comb, $5.99; sallybeauty.com
Buy It! Goody Ouchless Elastics, $4.99; target.com
Buy It! MetaGrip Bobby Pins, $6.99; sallybeauty.com
Buy It! Hot Tools 1” Gold Curling Iron, $49.99; ulta.com