Use our countdown to get the most from your hairstyle and your hairdresser!
Your Hairstyle at 12 to 6 months
It a good idea to talk to your hairdresser about your wedding hairstyle as soon as you get engaged. Mention that you’re getting married at your next appointment so you can start getting ideas together, this is especially important if you want to grow you hair for the big day.Take time to look at lots of different hairstyle pictures to get an idea of the kind of style you would like.Sort through old photographs of yourself with different hairstyles to see what really suits you.
Your Hairstyle at 6 to 3 months
Book a specialist wedding consultation with your hairdresser to talk through how you want your hairstyle to look on your wedding day.Take along any relevant photographs of yourself or hairstyle pictures that you like. If you have any pictures of your dress or fabric swatches show these to your hairdresser too. Describe the style of neckline your dress has as this will affect how you should wear your hairstyle. Discuss any clear ideas of what you want and don’t want your hair to look like. Seek your stylist’s advice on what would really suit you and get them to try out a few different looks. If you have a Polaroid camera take a couple shots so you can compare the different looks.Talk about whether you would like to have a tiara, hair grips or fresh flowers in your hair. If you want a tiara ask for advice on whether gold or silver would suit you best.Discuss whether you will be wearing a veil or not as your hairdresser will need to consider attaching the veil.
Your Hairstyle at 3 to 1 month
Now is the time to think about getting your hair in great condition, go for regular haircuts and treat yourself to a series of deep conditioning treatments. Consider having a colour put in your hair, even if you don’t normally have your hair coloured a subtle tint will add body and shine.
Your Hairstyle at 1 month
Make a final decision on how you are going to wear your hairstyle on the day and have a practise run. It’s a good idea to time how long it takes to do your hair so your hairdresser won’t be rushed on the day.If you have your headdress take it along for to you trial run so you can really see how you will look on the day.
Yor Hairstyle at 3 to 2 weeks
If you are having your hair permed or coloured now is the time to have it done along with your final trim. This allows enough time for your hair to settle down so you can get used to it and change anything your not completely happy with.
And Finally Your Hairstyle on the Big Day
Get to the hairdressers on time so you can relax and enjoy being pampered.