Caroline Clark Bridal Boutique

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After the dress- wedding hairstyle

After the dress- wedding hairstyle

Congratulations you have chosen your beautiful wedding dress! What an exciting milestone, now you are able to find the perfect wedding hairstyle to finish your beautiful bridal look, but where do you start?

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8 months to go

Decide where you will get your wedding hairstyle done- at home or the salon? Which did you choose?

If you are getting your hair done at the salon, work out the logistics of getting their and home with your posh do. Remember you will need to start getting your hair done at least five hours before the wedding- you may need more time if you have lots of bridesmaids.

Decide if you want to grow your hair for the big day.

Book your hairdresser for you & your bridesmaids on your wedding day to make sure you get the time you need in the salon. Choose a hairdresser you know or one who has been recommended if possible.


6 months to go

Start collecting images of  wedding hairstyles you like.

Look for models in magazines in similar dresses to see what looks good.

Decide whether you want your hair up or down. Did you go for a structured up do or relaxed and loosely down?

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3 months to go

Book a style consultation with your hairdresser and talk through your ideas. Use the appointment to work out if you want a new colour, a new style and to experiment with styles. Book your trial for one month before your big day.

Confirm your wedding day appointments for you, your Mum and your bridesmaids.

Choose your hair accessories and veil to make sure it is their in time for the trial.

1 month to go

Treat your hair to a pamper session, either at a salon or at home.

Time for your trial. Visit your hairdresser to try your hair styles. Remember to take your veil, hair accessories and any pictures you have. Ask whether you need to wash your hair the day before or the morning of your wedding.

2 weeks to go

Have your final cut and colour, allowing your hair to settle into the new style.

1 week to go

The final countdown- confirm your appointment with your hairdresser and treat your hair to another mask.

Your wedding day

Remember to wear a top you don’t have to take off over your head, you will be putting your veil and hair accessories on before you put on your dress.

Sit back and relax- let the hair dresser do their magic and create your gorgeous wedding hairstyle.


Remember, try not to make your hair too different, your future husband wants to recognise you! What hair tips would you recommend?


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