Written by April Reinhardt (last updated September 20, 2021)
Updos lend an air of sophistication and elegance to complete your look for a special occasion. The best updos compliment your formal wear, face shape, and skin tone, stay in place for the entire event, and make you feel confident. Updos never go out of style. Some of the more popular updos are:
The best updos suit your attire for the occasion. A bundled high updo showcases jewelry worn just at the neckline, whereas updos based at the neckline can frame dramatic earrings. Sweeping updos, with heavy bangs, cascading curls, and defined pleats, accentuated with jeweled barrettes, clips, or tiny flowers, are worn best with solid colored apparel since the eye is drawn to the hair focal point.
If you have short hair, add hair extensions to create your updo. There are many updo styles from which to choose, with variations on each. Research the look you want by looking at pictures of hairstyles of movie stars or fashion models in magazines or online. Hair salons also are a good reference source, as they carry many hairstyle magazines.
The best updo is one with which you feel comfortable and confident for the entire event.
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