After a series of four harrowing hair trials, I'd love to share my experience with other brides in case anyone is going through the same thing (you're not alone!) or in the process of scheduling their beauty appointments for the big day. This is my story about the connection between hair and self-image - including a few hard-earned lessons I learned along the way.A retro-inspired wedding hairdo.
I looked into the mirror and saw an imposter staring back at me in a haze of hairspray. I recognized the wide Katy Perry-like eyes, but everything else about her was foreign. She had a retro bouffant 'do warped from the '50s, with boho braids wrapped around the sides of her head. I could barely make out the sparkling headpiece on top because it was drowning in a nest of curls. (Learn how to choose a wedding hair accessory, here.)
This wasn't exactly what I had in mind when I showed the hairstylist my inspiration photo of Kate Middleton (my fashion hero!) at a royal gala, looking resplendent with her updo and amazingRead More »from One Bride's Quest for Kate Middleton Hair