Your big day can be pretty stressful, not matter how much planning you’ve done. While you can’t control things like the weather, you can control things like your hair. Everyone wants beautiful wedding hair, and there’s nothing worse than having a bad hair day. Whether you’re touching up roots, adding highlights, or going finally going blonde, dyeing your hair before the big day is always a risk. Still, there are some dos and don’ts to hep make it a little more stress-free.
Do Start The Process In Advance
If you think you’re going from brunette to blonde the day before your wedding, think again! Figure out how you want your hair to look on the day of your wedding and start the process 4 – 6 months in advance. You want to make sure that you look like yourself in your wedding pictures, and a dramatic color change may take some getting used to.
Do Stick With One Colorist
Your relationship with your colorist is a serious one, especially before your wedding. Make sure you and your colorist are on the same page when it comes to what you’re looking for. Making sure that you and your colorist actually like each other as well is pretty important. Give them plenty of time to work their magic to avoid damaged hair or a color that doesn’t look right.
Do Let Your Stylist Know If You Want Extensions
Extensions seem to be brides’ favorite accessory on their big day. If you plan on wearing extensions on your wedding day, make sure to let your stylist know ahead of time. Make sure to schedule an appointment to have your extensions installed and blended.
Don’t Go In The Pool
Going into the pool is one of the worst things you can do to colored hair, especially if you’re blonde. Chlorinated pools are extremely damaging to all hair types and can actually change the color of your hair. If you want to avoided faded color with a green chlorine sheen, stay away from the pool!
Don’t Forget To Maintain Your Hair
If you want your wedding hair to look great on your big day, make sure to maintain it! Ask your stylist to give you instructions about color maintenance and be sure to follow them. This may include tinted shampoos, treatment masks, and color-safe products.