#12, 13, 14: Ada Igbo Double-Bun Hairstyles or Bantu Knots Wrapped with Coral Bead Hair Jewelry (Vintage Igbo Maiden Look)
STYLE TIPS: Bantu knots Igbo traditional wedding hairstyle (left) | (middle and right) Two bun hairstyles. The bride in the middle has the braided bun version.
Bantu knots, known as ‘isi ntukwu’ in Igbo language, is a well-loved native Igbo women’s hairstyle and decorating it with coral beads and wearing the ‘ada Igbo’ bridal attire is a great look for Igba Nkwu/ Igbo traditional wedding.
#15, 16: Top-Wrap Updo Igbo Traditional Wedding Hair Styles for Relaxed Hair (Retro Style/ Look)
STYLE TIPS: The brides above completed their looks with matching coral bead jewellery sets (earrings, necklaces), matching coral bead hairpieces and hand-held hairy horse-tails.
In Igboland, the horse tail is a cultural fashion accessory. You can liken it to the Yoruba people’s native hand fan fashion accessory for women.
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#17, 18, 19, 20: ‘Ada-Eze’ Style: Beaded Head Crown and Tiara Headpieces for Igbo Wedding (The Igbo Princess Style Look)
The Best Hair Style for Your Igbo Wedding: How to Choose the Best
Before you choose any hairstyle, it is important to know how to pick the best one for your facial features. I have made sure to group the featured hair styles, so that you can easily and quickly find the one that will look best on you.
Generally, some women look better with all-back hairstyles; some look better in packing-gel updo styles, and others look best in half up and half down hairstyles.
Your wedding is not a time to try a new type of hairstyle that you have never worn before or not sure how it would actually look on you. Stick with the type of style that you always look good in.
If you want to wear a new style you’ve never worn before, ensure to take a few months before your wedding to try it out and snap some photos to confirm whether or not to use that type of hairstyle for your Igbo traditional wedding.
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Go Ye and Slay with Your Igba Nkwu Hair and Coral Bead Combo Look
If you read this far, then you’d have seen all the 25 trending hairstyles and coral beads for Igbo Weddings. I hope you like them. Thanks for reading.
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INTER-TRIBAL WEDDING STYLING IDEAS: For Igbo maidens planning to marry outside of Igboland, you may like these:
- Idoma Brides Traditional Wedding Attire Styles
- Niger-Delta Traditional Wedding Attire Styles for Couples
Now, I’d like to hear from you – which of the above hairstyles for Igbo traditional weddings do you picture yourself wearing? Or which of the above bride’s Igba Nkwu beaded headpiece and coral bead jewellery combo is your favourite look?
Also, between the updo (like-packing-gel) hairstyles and the all-back Igbo traditional wedding hairstyles (above), which type of hair-do you like better?
And, if you had to pick between the beaded bridal head crown and the coral bead hairpieces, which would you choose? Comment below to tell me and let’s get the discussion side popping.
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