Tips for Working With Brides

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Tips for Working With Brides

Posted on: May 5th, 2017

Weddings are a life changing experience. It is a day that is looked forward to by little girls and boys from the moment they know what a wedding is. They play dress-up and dream about the tiny details from the the shoes to the dress. Every aspect is planned out. As a hairstylist it could be your job to make sure that one of the most important aspects is in place: the hair.
Working with brides can be some of the most trying, but rewarding, work a hairstylist can do. If you are heading into this competitive marketplace here are some tips to not only help make the work easier, but to work with brides on their best and worst days.

  • Trial Fun!

    Bridal hair tipsAbout a month before the big day you are going to want to sit down with your bride and talk about what her visions are for her look, and most importantly plan any sorts of dye jobs and cuts that will be needed before hand. Try a style or two until you find one your bride loves, but don’t forget to time yourself so you know how much time to plan on the big day.

  • It’s All in the Details

    Bridal hair tipsSpeaking of that trial run, make sure your bride brings any accessories with her that she will be using. From clips to veils, you will need it all, as what will be used is going to impact your style, and how it will look. In addition, ask your bride to bring a white blouse with her as it will help her (and you) to envision how things will look on the day.

  • Work Out The Fine Print

    Once you have settled on the brides’ perfect style, it’s time to work out those wedding day plans. Determine if she is coming to you, or you to her. Are you doing just her hair, or the entire wedding party’s? All of this is important and needs to be hammered out so as to avoid bumps in the road.

  • Prepare For The Hurricane

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  • The day is here! While you have planned and prepped, you still need to be prepared for anything to arise, from not having enough bobby pins, to needing to re-plan the entire do on the fly. Pack extras and emergency supplies to ensure you are ready for anything that comes up. Hair might not be the only thing that is falling apart, however,
  • Care For Your Bride

    Bridal hair tipsNo matter how much planning goes into a wedding, they are stressful, and having a bride that is a little frayed at the seams is to be expected. Outbursts, tears, and even some screaming is a possibility, but remember not to take things personally. It doesn’t hurt to go the extra mile either and bring a little something, like a small gift or relaxing music, to help ease the tension.

Get ready to spend amazing days with some amazing people as you witness lives changing and growing. Wedding season is here, and with a few bobby pins and a lot of hairspray you can make it amazing for a blushing bride near you.

 

 

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