How to choose the right wedding hairstyle for you

There are several factors which can influence your wedding hairstyle: your venue, theme, whether you are wearing a veil, headpiece etc, but right from the basic’s it’s good to understand what style actually suits your face shape.

So what is my face shape?

Using the chat below by Chic Factor Gazette you can you work out what face shape you are and I’ll run through some of the beautiful styles that work with that shape.

What's my face shape

I’m Blake Lively…I only wish I had her actual face, body and husband!!

Heart Shaped Faces

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3 Top Tips to Beautiful Wedding Hair

Once you have chosen your hair stylist it is also very important to make sure that your hair is in tip-top condition before your big day.

Here are 3 crucial hair tips for the lead up to the wedding

1. The Last Cut

If you are planning on having a fairly drastic cut before your big day, ensure that it is done prior to your trial so your stylist knows how your hair will be on the day, otherwise you may find that the hairstyle that you fell in love with may not work.

See related article – Advice on your wedding hair and makeup trial 

It’s a good idea to leave your absolute final cut to about a week before the bid day but follow the advice of your stylist. The most important thing to remember is to keep the length you need for the style you’ve chosen and just have a clean-up of the ends and not a full cut.

Your hair is your best accessory

Your hair is your best accessory – Tweet this!

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Advice for your Wedding Hair and Makeup Trial

Having a hair and makeup trial is essential to your wedding preparation. Do not just rely on the fact that you may know someone well, or use them regularly, because your wedding is a very different ‘event’ and your hair and makeup needs to suit your dress, venue and theme.

In most cases it is reasonable to have the trial 3-4 weeks before the wedding.

If you are slightly concerned about the person, or are still deciding between several people, I recommend that you schedule in the trial as soon as possible so there is enough time to find someone else.

How much and how long should the trial be?

Wedding Hair

The average cost for a trial run is about £150 and the H&M artist should dedicate at least 3 hours to you on that day.

Should I bring anything with me to the trial?

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Q&A with Carlos Palma, hair and makeup stylist

I am so privileged to introduce you to the fabulous Carlos Palma.Carlos Palma, hair and makeup artist

Carlos has worked extensively within the fashion industry and has an accredited reputation in New York, Miami and London. His creativity and talents are coveted by industry professionals from photographers, stylists, publishers and celebrities alike.

He has worked with numerous celebrities including the beautiful Coleen Rooney for many years, doing her wedding hair and makeup as well as many more lucky brides!

Wayne and Coleen Rooney wedding











We are so privileged to have him as part of the team, and can’t wait to share many more hair and makeup hints and tips with you.

Today Carlos, is going to share with you his advice on choosing and budgeting for your hair and makeup artist.

How far in advance should I book my hair and makeup artist?

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