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Finding The Right Hairstyle For Your Wedding Day

Choosing the perfect wedding hairstyle can be a daunting task. Whether you’re looking for something classic, romantic, or modern, here are some simple tips to help you find the ideal hairstyle for your big day.

Take Your Facial Features Into Account

Your facial features play an essential role in determining the best hairstyle for your face. Take stock of your natural features, such as your face shape, jawline, and forehead size. If you have a round face, go for hairstyles like updos with height at the top of your head (don’t worry – I’m not thinking Amy Winehouse or Dolly Parton! Try half-updos with volume at the crown or waves pulled back from the face for heart-shaped faces. Oval faces look best with half-updos and hair pulled back from the side to show off cheekbones.

Think About The Time Of Year You’re Getting Married

Consider the weather, lighting and setting when choosing your hairstyle for your wedding day. If you’re having a summer outdoor wedding, heat-proof styles may work better than complicated updos or intricate braids. For formal winter weddings, opt for something a bit more put together such as a sleek bun, soft waves or a messy bun with a braid.

Don’t Overlook The Importance Of A Trial Run

Trying out different hairstyles before the big day is key to finding the perfect look for you. Have a trial run with your hairstylist to explore different options and determine what style works best for your hair type, facial features, and dress. Make sure to bring pictures or visuals of looks you’d like to try if you have any in mind, or give your hairstylist creative freedom if you’re still unsure about what you want. Above all else, make sure that whatever style you go for on the day makes you feel confident and beautiful!

Consult With A Stylist For Advice And Expert Guidance

Seeing an experienced stylist for a wedding hairstyle consultation is a great way to get help in finding the right look for your wedding. They can advise you on hair colours, cuts, various styling techniques and products that work best with your hair type, depending on the length and texture of your hair. With their expertise and guidance, they can also provide solutions and ideas that may not have even crossed your mind!

Above all else, and completely ignoring all of the advice I’ve just given, do what makes you happy. If you never wear your hair up and feel more comfortable with it down – wear it down. Don’t let anyone tell you how you should look on your wedding day!

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