Have you decided what you’ll be doing with your hair on your wedding day? If you have, and today is not your wedding day, then kudos, I am impressed. Keep reading only if you have not decided on your wedding day hair, you like pretty pictures, or you’re a stickler for finishing what you’ve started. (Good for you; what are we without our idiosyncratic principles?)
Okay, so here’s the deal:
I have yet to decide how I’ll be wearing my hair the day of my wedding. No, it’s not okay. It’s a problem.
And it doesn’t help that everyone advises me differently.
For a while, I’ve been pretty certain that I’d like to wear it down, you know, the wavy look. You’ve seen it on The Hills, and probably Baywatch (I think I’m dating myself for the first time with that reference). It’s that beach babe look. Here it is, on a celebrity:
Anyway, some photographer friends of mine have said it’s a mistake to wear your hair down. Okay, in some cases I can see that. No amount of Extra Hold hairspray is going to help you on the edge of a cliff. But in most other situations, I just don’t see the problem with letting my hair down! Well, according to them, there’s an inevitable point during the reception, a certain tipping point of sorts, when a bride’s hair will go rogue and begin to look stringy in photos. They did not say “may,” they said “will.” So, apparently, to wear my hair down is to risk certain death… of my wedding photos. Because half of those taken at my reception will be unusable due to my flyaway, homeless-looking wreck of a do.
Well, during a visit to The Wedding Chicks blog today, I caught a glimpse of a seriously great wedding photographer. So, if you’re still out there searching for your wedding photographer, I strongly recommend checking out the swoon-worthy work of Denise Bovee.
Now back to the matter at hand. My hair. Hehe. It’s IMPORTANT!
But seriously, it is.
There have been only a handful of times so far in my wedding planning when I’ve seen an updo that could overtake wavy look‘s significant lead.
That takes us to some photos, taken by Bovee, of what a good hair day looks like…