Yup, it’s that time of the week and we’re excited to bring you a brand spanking new Wedding Wednesdays Q&A to help you with your wedding planning. This week we’re talking your wedding hairstyle: When my fiance proposed last year, I decided to grow my hair out so that it would be long for the wedding. I’m not really a long hair kind of gal, so it’s been hard for me and I’m starting to hate it. I’m trying to convince myself to not cut it off to my shoulders, but it’s so hard to avoid the temptation. How important is having long hair for the wedding? Could I just do a short wedding hairstyle instead?
Great question and a very important one at that. So, most brides grow their hair out so that they have more options for their wedding hairstyle, like having an updo. With an updo, longer hair is ideal because it gives the hair/makeup artist more to play with and to create the look you are going for. So, if you want a particular updo that requires longer hair, I suggest you hang in there so that you can look the way you want to at your wedding. To help, put a picture up of the wedding hairstyle you want to remind yourself why you are growing out your hair. It will keep you motivated!
Now, if you don’t need an updo or as you said you aren’t a long hair type of woman, then going short is totally ok. I actually think short hairstyles are quite cute and you can still do some great styling with a short cut. Do what feels right for you and if that is cutting your hair, then go for it. If you do go this route, just make sure you talk to your hair/makeup artist so that your hair cut is in line with what you are planning for the wedding hairstyle on the wedding day. You don’t want to end up cutting it too short.
(Photo credit: Bethany Carlson Photography)
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