1. Consider your wedding theme – The dress, food, venue, and décor all work together to create a special atmosphere. Your hairstyle should reflect those choices. Your stylist can help you personalize the hair style to match your theme. Whether chignon, braids, or curls, you can incorporate your favorite hair styling techniques into your wedding.
2. Play up your best features – A great hairstyle will frame your beautiful face and, like the dress, highlight your natural assets. If you love how your shoulders look with the neckline of your dress, an up-do may be the perfect answer. Longer styles are perfect for highlighting facial structure and looking more romantic.
3. Consider accessories early – Will you be wearing a veil, or do you want pearls woven into your locks? If you have your heart set on an accessory that you know will look great with your dress, take them to a test appointment. A test appointment can also help you determine which styles you really like. Sometimes, what you think will look good looks completely different in reality. Find out what works ahead of time so that you and your stylist are prepared on the wedding day. Most stylists offer complimentary or inexpensive bridal trail appointments.
4. Work with your hair type – Even the strongest hairspray may not hold certain hair types. Keep the limitations of your hair in mind when looking through pages of hairstyles on Pinterest.
5. Invest in extensions – Some people dream about long curls or complex up-dos for their wedding day. If you can’t grow your hair out to the right length before the wedding, consider having professional extensions added a few weeks before the wedding. Get the volume and length you’ve always wanted for your wedding day pictures.
6. Avoid having your hair cut right before the wedding – Schedule any last minute trims for at least 2 weeks before the wedding. That is how long it will take for your hair to start to soften after a cut, making any wedding day style look more polished.
7. Don’t drastically change your hair color after you’ve invested in a dress – Your hair color can completely change your whole look, and the way your wedding dress looks on you. Make sure your hair is the color you want it to be on your wedding day before making the purchase.
You may need to experiment with a few styles before you come across something that works well with your personality and the dress. Start early to avoid frustration, and you will enjoy looking back at pictures of your amazing hair for years to come.