Standing by a bride’s side as she says “I do” is a huge honor. But being a bridesmaid is more than just putting on a bridal shower and completing last-minute tasks for the bride. You are also a representation of the bride’s ultimate vision for her wedding, so it’s important that you look the part at all times. Read on to discover tips and tricks for keeping your tresses picture-ready on the big day.
The Morning Of
Prepare for a day of heat styling, brushing and pinning by applying a hair mask before you wash. The Eleven Australia 3 Minute Repair Rinse Out Treatment is formulated with hydrolyzed wheat protein and shea butter to repair and condition damaged or colored hair.
Pack Your Bag
Chances are, the bride is feeling a bit frazzled and overwhelmed by the getting-ready process. Before you and the rest of the bridal party start glamming up, stash some touch-up essentials in a small bag or clutch that you will take to the wedding venue. Throw in bobby pins, Eleven Australia Give Me Hold Hairspray and Frizz Control Shaping Cream to keep frizz and flyways at bay.
When getting an updo, make sure to pay close attention to the stylist. Focus on the products that the stylist uses and how she or he shapes the hair as mishaps do happen and hairstyles can easily fall out before the ceremony or during the reception. Have the stylist show you what to do in case the updo comes loose.
Because you want your style to last through the entire event, it’s important that you opt for products with ultra-strong hold. Once your tresses have been styled, pick up a dime-size amount of Eleven Australia Extra Hold Styling Clay and apply it to any flyaways around your crown. Apply Give Me Hold Hairspray to your hair, then apply Make Me Shine Spray Gloss to your mid-lengths and ends, avoiding the root area to prevent hair from looking greasy in photos.
After The Ceremony
No matter how much hold your finishing spray offers, it’s essential to touch up your style after the ceremony and pictures. Remember that bag we told you to pack in the morning? Now’s the time to grab it and fix any strands that may have come loose or smooth down any flyaways. Also, you want to check in with the bride to make sure her tresses are still photo-ready. Trust us, she will thank you!
Hair: Joey Scandizzo
Photographer: Andrew O'Toole
MUA: Kylie O'Toole
Model: Talia Papantoniou