When thinking about your bridal beauty look, there are a few factors you should consider before making a final decision. While you’ve presumably scoured the Internet and magazines for the perfect ‘do, think about the following things before making a commitment!

Venue

Consider where you’re getting married when you start thinking about how you want to style your hair. First, are you getting married inside or outside? If your answer is the latter, you might want to consider an updo in case it’s windy or raining on your wedding day. If you’re tying the knot in warmer months, the humidity may disrupt down hairstyles. Indoor venues allow for a little more flexibility in terms of down hairstyles. That being said, it’s only something to consider, so if you’re getting married by the beach and you want long luscious curlsgo for it!

Dress

Think about the neckline and style of your wedding gown. Do you have a plunging back you want to reveal? If so, an updo will keep attention on the gorgeous exit view. If you have an illusion neckline to show off, consider a partial updo so your hair doesn’t block the embroidered details. Consider the overall feel of your gown. Is it vintage or modern? If it’s the former, a complementary hairstyle would be tightly-wound curls, whereas the latter may call for a more intricate updo. Keep your ensemble in mind while deciding!

Style

Take into account the overall feel of your wedding. If it’s a glamorous and elegant affair, try to think of your ‘do in the same context. If your wedding has a more rustic and bohemian vibe, try incorporating fishtail braids or flower crowns into your bridal beauty look.

Listen to the pros

We highly recommend a hair and makeup trial before the big day to test out some potential ‘dos. We can’t stress enough how important it is to listen to your hairstylist! You may come in with dozens of Pinterest pictures and some of them may not be possible with your hair. Your stylist has done plenty of wedding hairdos, and they know what will work and what won’t. Take some of their suggestions on how to do your hair, after all, they are the experts!

Keep an open mind

This goes hand in hand with our advice above. Don’t rule anything out! You may be pleasantly surprised to discover a ‘do you never thought you’d want at your hair trial. Let the pros play around with some other ideas besides the ones you came up with. Keeping an open mind can lead to stunning results!

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