6 Tips To Have The Best Hair And Makeup Experience On Your Wedding Day.
Picture the day. It’s your wedding day! Nerves are high with anticipation of the day. Your head is full of possibilities that could go wrong. Nonetheless, your hair and makeup don’t have to be one. Your wedding day should be one of the most memorable moments in your life, and with a few tips, it will be.
1. KNOW WHAT YOU WANT
Take time to do your research. Pictures speak a million words. Search the web for some hair and makeup inspirational pictures. It never hurts to have a few to show your artist, so they can get an idea of your style. Take into consideration your dress style and any hair accessories (veil, headband, comb) that your thinking of incorporating.
2. AIM TO LOOK LIKE THE BEST VERSION OF YOU
Sometimes we make the mistakes of choosing styles or looks based off what is trending or because we want to look “different”. Think about your style, theme, dress, and weather. If you are planning an outdoor mid-July Florida beach wedding, give thought to the idea that it may be hot, and you might feel more comfortable with an elegant updo and a long-lasting airbrush foundation. Wedding days aren’t the best days to experiment. When you are looking at hair and makeup possibilities, think about the types of styles you’d feel most comfortable in. Whether you stick to a glowing natural look or an Avant Garde dramatic glam look your family and friends will see you as a flawless. The most important thing is to stay true to you!
3. BOOK A HAIR AND MAKEUP TRIAL
Although, we all want to believe that we are low maintenance, easy to please- “don’t want anything crazy” type of gal, we fail to consider the truth. How we look matters to us. Yes, even in the long run! A trial will save you the headache of questions and concerns you may have prior to the big day! Trials are like “first dates.” Your artist is getting to know you, your style, your hair texture, and your makeup preferences, so that the day of, they can just jump right in! Your artist can also give you an idea of how you’ll need to prep yourself for your look. Trials can usually take more time than regular appointments, but it’s the best way to really get an idea of what looks good on you prior to committing.
4. SPEAK UP
Communication is crucial when it comes to working with your artist. Most, if not all, artists are aiming to please you. Let them know what you love and don’t. Ask your artist as many questions as you’d like to get an idea of what styles suit you and which ones don’t. After the trial, don’t be afraid to follow up with any changes that you’d like to make. If you connect with your artist and love their techniques, the sky's the limit.
5. GIVE YOURSELF TIME
As the bride, you are the most important person, so give yourself time to prep. Plan for your hair and makeup trial 1-3 months ahead, if possible. On the day, give yourself time to prep. Brush your teeth, wash your face, dry your hair, do what you need to do prior to your artist arriving. This way you can make the best use of your time.