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Of the many preparations that factor into your wedding day look, hair and makeup are two of the most significant factors. Even if you've found the perfect groom and selected the ideal wedding dress, a bad hair day can put a damper on the festivities. So what happens when you're apathetic instead of committed to your 'do after a perfunctory wedding hair trial? Our etiquette experts weigh in.
You are well ahead of the game by scheduling a wedding hair trial, and the good news is that you have ample time to experiment. If you were pleased with the results of your first hair trial but aren't ready to commit, continue experimenting until you're completely satisfied with the result. Your wedding day hairstyle is an essential component of fashioning a look you love, so begin the process by determining if you enjoy their work and general demeanor. If you're pleased with your stylist, try jotting down a few notes regarding facets of the coif you loved, and parts you would like to tweak. Scheduling a follow-up appointment to test drive your new style, and bring along inspirational photos if need be.
However, you aren't legally bound to your stylist. If you think another professional might be able to top your first hair trial, by all means take the time to set up other appointments. Switching to another stylist may mean the difference between a wedding day 'do you feel lukewarm about, and one that will give your bridal glow an extra boost.