There's an old cliche that your wedding day is the best day of your life. For some that's true, and for others, maybe it's not. Regardless, there's little doubt a wedding is an important day, and so are the details of it. That's why these seven wedding hair tips if you are doing it yourself are important. Sure, hair may seem like a secondary concern when it comes to your bridal style and your overall vision for your wedding day, but if you're a bride-to-be on a budget or just a beauty-loving bride, it's one of the easiest ways to cut costs and add a bit of personalization to your big day.
Finding bridal hair inspiration is not a difficult task. Whether it's your favorite fashion and beauty section or your ever growing Pinterest board, if you're in the throws of wedding planning or if you've already purchased a dress, there's a possibility you've already started thinking about your wedding day look. Whether you're aiming for Disney princess status or going for something more classic, there are incredible tips on doing your own wedding hair and even advice from stylists that's regardless of your decision to forgo the more traditional salon look. Regardless of the reason for doing your own glam, these seven tips for doing your own wedding hair will help you look flawless on your big day.
1. Gather Inspiration
Whether it's Blake Lively's flowing locks, an updo you saw on a wedding blog, or a Pinterest find, trying multiple styles and collecting gorgeous inspiration can help you determine the best DIY wedding hairstyle for you. If you just can't seem to master that braided updo, you'll have that stunning waterfall of curls as a backup.
2. YouTube Is Your Friend
The growth of YouTube beauty gurus has been downright outstanding the past couple of years. The number of talented people on the site means that you've basically got an arsenal of tips, tricks, and tutorials that'll enable you to get the best hair possible.
3. Practice Can Make Perfect
If you've decided on a style for your wedding day, don't wait until the last day to attempt your look. Instead, take the time to practice your romantic style. While perfection may not actually be attainable, by practicing, you definitely increase your odds.
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4. Consider Your Climate
Climate can be a huge factor when doing your own wedding hair. In fact, even stylists consider climates when working with brides. Cascading curls in summer will fall quickly. Your hair texture and climate are huge things to remember when thinking about your big day.
5. Get The Correct Products
From root boosters to anti-humidity hairsprays, bridal hair requires a bit more attention than your everyday style. Finding the right products for your style is incredibly important. If you're rocking loose waves, a firm hairspray is necessary. If you're rocking an updo, consider a root booster for extra volume.
6. Recruit Friends
Not great with a curling iron or straightener? Enlist friends who can assist you on your big day. Just because you're forgoing a salon for your wedding hair doesn't mean you have to do it alone.
7. Have A Back-Up Plan
Practice, products, and luck can all combine for an incredible wedding day look. However, sometimes things just don't work out. Having a style you know you can execute flawlessly is a great idea for your wedding day. Whether it's your everyday look or another go-to you've used before, you'll have a plan in case things go haywire.