5 Top Bridal
10 Tips For
Great Bridal Hair
5 Top Bridal Hair Do's
The bride is picture-perfect when spray-gelled hair is dry-rolled
all over. Curls are lightly teased at the base. All hair is then
gathered up in a large, round crown and loosely held in place with
bobby pins. A headpiece with veil is attached around the crown, and
tendrils are pulled free from each side. Hair and makeup by Paige
Reed. Photo by Dayton Mast. L'Image Salons, Dallas.
Romance reigns with large pin curls and an elegant chignon. Hair is
lightly teased and parted on the right side, then hair at crown is
divided into several sections. These are looped to the left in flat
curls and fastened with bobby pins. Back section is pulled into a
low ponytail and secured with a covered elastic. The look is
complete when a veil is pinned at nape. Hair by Natalie. Makeup by
Jeanell Parkman. Photo by Dayton Mast. L'Image Salons, Dallas.
Dramatic streaks offer the bride a sophisticated look. All hair
except that which frames the face is pulled into a topknot with
a hair elastic, which is camouflaged with a strand of hair. A
bun is formed, and remaining hair is swept back into it,
exposing contrasting streaks. A veil is attached at the base of
the bun. Hair and makeup by Jeanell Parkman. Photo by Dayton
Mast.L'Image Salons, Dallas.
dreamy daytime look is the result when medium rollers are used
on damp hair and set under a dryer. Rollers are then removed and
curls are brushed out loosely. Hair is twisted up and pinned.
Lace adds a touch of romance and curls are arranged for a
tousled effect. Hair and makeup by Chris Epperson. Photo by
Dayton Mast. L'Image Salons Dallas
Fine, short hair looks bridal-beautiful when teased all over,
then smoothed back and pinned in an oval shape. Sweet curls are
created with a curling iron, and a veil is fastened with pins
below. A tendril is loosed at each ear for innocent look. Hair
by Freedom Priddy. Makeup by Amy shires. Photo by Dayton Mast.
L'Image Salons, Dallas.
Not Look Like This!
Ten Tips For Great Hair
L'Image owner Dayton Mast has been
helping brides look beautiful for 20 years. Following are his top ten
tips for perfect "I do" hairdos.
months before the wedding, have a major consultation with your stylist
of choice. Bring along the headpiece and the picture of the dress if
possible. The more the stylist knows about the mood of the wedding,
the better he or she can create the perfect hairstyle.
Do not use the portrait session as the "dress rehearsal".
There should actually be a "test run" for the portrait.
the "test run," walk around with the hairstyle you plan to
wear to determine its comfort level. A good rule is: the simpler, the
better, since pins can hurt, and intricate styles are often delicate.
the time of day and type of wedding when choosing a style. Loose
styles are appropriate for informal or daytime weddings, while updos
portray a formal, evening look.
that some hairstyles can add inches to a bride's height, and shorter
brides may want to use this to their advantage.
not have any chemical treatments the day of the wedding. That is not
the time for surprises!
color looks its best the first two weeks, so have the hair colored a
week or two weeks before the wedding.
a permanent wave is necessary, have it done a month prior to the
Hair that is to fine and over-conditioned does not style well, so deep
conditioning treatments should not be used within four days of the
wedding. For best styling results, shampoo hair lightly the day before
the wedding and, if possible, do not wash hair the day of the
Stylists and makeup artists do their best work in their own
environments with their own tools, so have your wedding party meet at
the salon a couple of hours before they need to be at the ceremony
for pictures. This increases efficiency, (and usually costs less!)
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