It may not be a connection that you would initially consider, but how your hair is styled can greatly effect your photographs and the timing of your day.
Your hair is your crowning glory, and it should be treated as such! Once the major decisions such as the wedding dress and locations have been made, you’ll be able to start planning your wedding day hairstyle.
Serendipity recommend booking a consultation with your hairdresser early on, this can be a great opportunity to discuss your ideas and receive professional advice about which styles will best your face shape, the cut of your gown and the overall theme of your wedding.
Bring along any accessories such as tiaras, hairpieces and jewellery that you’re planning to use, that way your hairstylist will be able to suggest and experiment with the best ways to incorporate these pieces.
Researching a few months or more before the big day also means there is plenty of time to make adjustments such as growing your hair (if your heart is set on an elegant up-do) or softer layering. It is important to have a trial so that you can test run the style as well as check on the time that it takes to arrange.
This is a good opportunity to see how the hair and make-up will look together and to determine how your hair style will stand up to the activities of your day. The best styles are usually slightly soft and do not conceal the face, but fall elegantly as you run, jump and enjoy yourself.
A style that enhances your hair’s natural qualities usually works best and whilst your hair stylist will be the best person to advise you of the possibilities, there are a few things worth considering and tips which will ensure your hair stays perfect all day.
It is important to have a trial so that you can test run the style as well as check on the time that it takes to arrange. This is a good opportunity to see how the hair and make-up will look together and to determine how your hair style will stand up to the activities of your day.
The best styles are usually slightly soft and do not conceal the face, but fall elegantly as you run, jump and enjoy yourself. You want to be able to prolong the glamorous look of your wedding day do with minimum fuss, slipping a small container of hairspray in your clutch is perfect for the occasional powder room trip.
Even on those humid summer days brides can retain their sleek hairstyles and radiant composure.
Short of having a team of hairdressers on hand or a strategically placed fan, there are some simple ways to ensure your flowing or sleek hairstyle is captured beautifully in your wedding day photography. Hair should be gently lifted away from the face, as heavy fringes or sweeping hair that falls forward can shade your face, or conceal it from the camera’s view altogether.
Ideally your wedding hairstyle should match the formality and the style of your bridal gown. The general rule of thumb is any dress that has detailing around your neck should be complimented with an up-do, and that the more neck and shoulder you show the more flexible you can be with hair lengths and styles.
So if you’ve chosen a whimsical lace or chiffon dress a more unstructured style such as gentle curls or a loose bun will romantically frame the face. Whilst a ball-gown style dress will be better complemented with an elegant up-do.