No matter how expensive and grand your outfit is, it is the hairstyle that completes your overall transformation. And hairstyles for ethnic wear is not an easy job as in the Indian fashion market, lehengas and silks saree are considered to be the most preferred ethnic wears. When you are stuck with the dilemma on how to be sassy and traditional, this is where hair-do’s plays a major role. When your outfit fulfils your wish to give a traditional look, hair-do is what makes sure that you stay in trend.

Here are some hair-do ideas for ethnic wears that would make you dazzle in totality!

Wavy open Hair style

When you run out of time this is the best option as it does not involve much effort. Just open your hair with long curls and middle partition. Then flip it with style.

The low bun

Want to be more elegant? Just opt for low bun with side bangs. The bun that touches your neck can be seen from front with fore head covered with bangs that makes your face look petite and pretty. It is more suitable for people with round faces.

Rope Braid Hairstyle

Look like a queen in a jiffy. The long rope braid hairstyle will not only surprise you but is also easy to put on and perfect to show off.

Bouffant with Maang Tikka

Put on big high front puff and leave your hair free at back with a grand maang tikka that enhances your face, as you wear heavy makeup it is also necessary for your hair style to be dramatic too.

Side fish bone plait with puff

This is the most preferred hair do for silk sarees.  Make a puff in front by sliding it slightly to one side and weave a fish bone plait at the side, where the puff is sided along. This hairstyle will be apt for your ethnic look yet simple enough to match a grand zari saree.

Gajra bun

If you wear backless blouse then there isn’t a better choice than a Gajra bun. The front bangs are all your choice. You can either sweep them all back or make a puff and put on a bun. Roll on the jasmine flower garland around the bun to make it more elegant.

Long hair plait with puff

For a more traditional look, long hair plait is preferable. To make it little modern, add a slight puff accompanied with maang tikka. If you don’t have long hair, worry not. Use hair extension but be careful with hair extension as its color must have the same color as your natural hair or else it might look too odd.


Choose hair styles which suit your face. Swept back bun is not appropriate for round face and bouffant hair do is not suitable for small face. Make sure to use right hair accessories that match both your costume and jewelry.

Then what’s left, sway your hair with a chic hair style.