Featured in Bridal Fantasy Magazine
By Adriana; Owner of Bliss & Glow Artistry
Choosing a style for your hair on your wedding day can be a daunting task. You don’t want to choose the style and regret it every time you look through your photos, right? Here are some tips for you to consider when deciding on your wedding hair that may help you through the process.
Tip #1: Don’t let your hair compete with your dress
You’re more than likely spent a large amount of money on your dress. You want to make sure that your hairstyle complements it rather than taking attention away from it.
If you have a more simple dress, add in that extra-large hair piece that you wanted or do something extravagant for your updo.
If you have a very detailed dress, you may want to think about doing something more simple for your hair, like a loose wave or a low chignon with a smaller hair piece or even no hair piece at all.
Tip #2: Think about what you do with your hair on a regular basis
Do you normally wear your hair up in a messy bun for work? Do you often style it with loose waves? Sometimes not going too far from what you usually do is the best option.
I’m certainly not saying that you should throw it up into a messy bun and call it a day, but you will feel more like yourself on your wedding day if you do something similar to your regular style, but spruced up a notch or if you want to step outside the box and surprise your soon- to be partner with a totally different look.
Tip #3: Look at what is trending:
Current trends are easy to find with so many social media platforms. Straight hair and middle parts are making a comeback for this wedding season.
Don’t worry, if you’re into loose waves or curls you’re still in luck since these will always be a popular bridal hairstyle. You’re also going to be seeing a lot of large headbands, anywhere from satin with pearls to a full rhinestone tiara style.
Take a step back and look at the overall theme of your wedding. Is it more trendy or classic? This will help you choose whether to do something more fashion forward or stick with a more classic look for your wedding hair.
Tip #4: Don’t ask for too many opinions
This is your wedding and your style. This day is all about you and your soon to be partner. Make sure that you chose what you want and don’t let other people’s opinions confuse or sway you in different direction.
If you really need assistance, ask your stylist or your wedding planner. These experts will look at the overall picture more objectively and listen to your vision.
Tip #5: Don’t set unrealistic expectations
This could apply to anything involved in a wedding, really. As soon as you set an expectation that is unrealistic, you’re going to stress yourself out over something that cannot be controlled.
When it comes to hair, find multiple images of a style rather than just finding one that you have your mind set on. Take the time to look to look at what you like or don’t like about each image and be sure to communicate this to your stylist. They may be able to work with features that you like from that updo and let you know how it will differ from the image. If your stylist tells you that the look may not be able to achieved, trust them. You may have very different hair then the person in the photos which means that there will be variations between the final look.
We all know how important it is to have a vision for your wedding from start to finish. Being open to suggestions from the professionals that you have booked may be the best way to have your vision come to life and who knows, it may end up being even better than you planned!
More about Adrianna:
Adrianna is the owner and lead stylist for Bliss & Glow Artistry. She launched her business in March of 2019 and quickly build up a team of experienced hair and makeup artists to accommodate the demand. With over 12 years’ experience in the beauty industry, she has found a love for everything bridal and wanted to create a business that reflected that.