top of page

Tip #17: A 2nd Look! Is 2 Hairstyles Possible for My Wedding??

I often get asked: “What’s your thoughts on a second look, pinning my hair up for the ceremony and letting it down for the reception?”

YES, It’s very doable! ( I would dare say most stylist wouldn’t see that as a problem.)

The followup question I usually get is “Is there a way for you to pin the upstyle so that one of my bridesmaids can let it down?”

The answer to that is also YES!

Now here’s where the some issues may lie: 

If you choose NOT to hire your stylist for the second look because there’s added costs and you decide to take down your upstyle with the help of your bridesmaids, these photos are to help show you some concerns I may have. 

  1. the curls or waves that were once created prior to the upstyle may not even resemble one after and may even have funky kinks due to pinning which you will then have to recurl. 

  2. If you plan for a half up style for the reception, you/they may end up pulling supportive pins to the half-up that might inadvertently lead you to pulling everything out. 

  3. If you ask me or your stylist to pin it in a way to make it easier to let it down later, well that might just compromise the original approach and quality of the upstyle altogether.

Some other things to consider if you do hire your stylist for a second look: 

  1. Allot some time after your ceremony for some styling. Depending on the second style, this could be anywhere from 30 mins - 1 hour. 

  2. This may take you away from cocktail hour with your family and friends. 

  3. Plan for a designated spot to meet your stylist if your venues change between ceremony and reception.  

1 If you do hire your stylist for a second look, 

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Tip #19: How to prep for my trial with Simply Done.

Here a few things to know before we meet! 1. Start gathering a few photos of styles you love in a separate album on your phone. Over time, you’ll notice a trend to the styles you naturally gravitate t

Tip #18: Don't Skip Out on a Trial!

As much as you want to save a little here and there or you think it just isn’t necessary,  Don’t skip out on a trial. That doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a wedding where I had to step in for another s

Tip #16: Updos: The Front Side of It All.

I know you’ve seen enough of the styles from the backside of heads lately so I wanted to show you some front styling options too. These 4 front styles can be applied to both up or down styles! If anyt


Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page