Every bride should feel nothing short of heart-thumping gratitude and affection for her hair stylist on her wedding day. So, what's the key secret to great wedding hair? Work it all out in rehearsal at your wedding hair trial. This crucial pre-wedding hair appointment will set the tone for your overall beauty look on the wedding day. So, in order to make sure your locks are primped and coiled to perfection (and, most importantly, to your liking) when you walk down the aisle, there are certain measures you need to take before your hair trial to get the most out of the experience. Read on to find out what to expect and how to prepare for your wedding hair trial to ensure you'll end up with the beautiful, long-lasting hairdo of your dreams.
Plan a Night Out
Have a GNO the evening of your trial to make sure the style doesn't fall out after an hour—or two minutes—of carousing, says Loulie Walker of Loulie Walker Events in NYC.
One of the most important wedding hair trial tips is to put your best face forward, according to LaFond, since you'll be staring at yourself for a few self-critical hours. If you can, schedule your makeup trial to happen right before.
LaFond suggests jotting down a list of the products being used so you can buy miniatures of everything for your day-of kit.
See What Works
Don't forget the hair accessories (veil, comb, etc.) you plan on wearing so you can experiment with them. Take photos of each hairstyle (expect to try out three options) from different angles.
Don't Bring a Posse
Ask your mother, your MOH, or a friend whose opinion you trust to come with you. Too many voices create chaos, Walker explains.