Trying to figure out how to wear your hair on your wedding day is no easy task. Especially with the Internet at our fingertips, there are so many pictures of updos, down-dos and half updos. I’ll try to help you narrow it down.
First and foremost is to think about the weather and time of year you are getting married. If you are having an August wedding in Chicago, you better be ready for some hot and humid weather and make sure that your hair can survive. Your best bet for hot and humid is all up or half up if you know your hair can handle it. If you are having a winter wedding, your options are open as far as frizziness goes but keep in mind that you are already going to be cold (in most states) so having your hair all up will make you that much colder.
Now that you have given thought to the weather, it is time to give some thought to your dress. If your dress is heavily beaded at the bustline and/or shoulders and you have long hair, be prepared for your hair to get caught in the beading. This is probably something most brides don’t think about until they are in their dress on their wedding day and they feel their beautiful hair getting snagged! … Just keep it in mind.
The last thing is to figure out what is “you”. Most of us aren’t used to having a fancy do so it can be tough trying to figure it out. If you always wear your hair down, don’t go severe and wear it all the way up in a tight updo (or vice versa). Make sure your hair is loose or it might be a shock and you could end up feeling uncomfortable. Work with your hairstylist to find the perfect balance and try a few different looks at your trial until you find one that fits!