Wedding Day Beauty Tips: Part 3

Wedding, Wedding Beauty Tips

Dec 20, 2023

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Your wedding day is one of the most photographed days of your life. As a bride, you’d want each of those photographs to capture your radiance, happiness, and of course, your stunning hairstyle. Hair extensions can be a marvelous way to enhance your natural hair, adding volume, length, and even a pop of color to achieve the wedding-day hair of your dreams. Let’s explore some popular options and understand the benefits of using hair extensions for your special day.

1. Clip-In Extensions

Clip-in hair extensions are the go-to choice for many brides due to their ease of use and versatility.


  • Temporary and Reusable: Easily clip them in and out without a long-term commitment.
  • Variety of Styles: Whether you’re going for a voluminous updo or long, flowing curls, clip-ins can accommodate.
  • No Damage: Since they’re temporary, there’s no risk of damage to your natural hair.
  • Cost-Effective: Clip-ins are generally less expensive than more permanent solutions, keeping your wedding budget on track.

2. Halo Extensions

Halo hair extensions are another popular option that adds length and volume in a non-invasive manner.


  • Comfort: Halos sit gently on your head, secured by a hidden wire, making them comfortable to wear all day.
  • Quick Application: No need for a stylist; you can fit these yourself in minutes.
  • Even Distribution: The weight of the extension is distributed more evenly around your head, reducing the risk of headaches.
  • No Clips or Glue: Keeps your natural hair fully intact without any stress from adhesives or clips.

3. How to Prep Your Hair and Your Extensions for Your Wedding Day

Preparing your hair and your extensions is crucial for achieving a seamless and stunning wedding day hairstyle.

For Your Natural Hair:

  • Trim and Treat: Get a trim a few weeks before to tidy your ends. Deep condition your hair for optimal health.
  • Have Clean Hair: Wash your hair the day of. Clean hair is key!
  • Consult Your Stylist: They can recommend specific products or treatments tailored to your hair type.

For Your Extensions:

  • Match Your Color: Make sure your extensions are a perfect match to your current hair color. If necessary, have a professional color them beforehand.
  • Style Ahead of Time: If you’re using synthetic extensions, style them to match your desired look before the wedding day.
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Do a trial run with your extensions to work out any issues and perfect the look.

Combined Preparation:

  • Check the Fit: Ensure your extensions fit properly and won’t slip on your big
  • Trial Run: Schedule a trial with your hairdresser to test the complete hairstyle, using both your own hair and the extensions. This will give you the confidence that your style will stay put throughout the day.
  • Pre-Style Your Extensions: If you’re using heat-friendly synthetic extensions, pre-curl, or straighten them according to your planned hairstyle.
  • On the Eve of Your Wedding: Avoid using heavy conditioners or oil treatments that might make your hair too slippery for the extensions to hold on your actual wedding day.

Hair Extension Harmony:

  • Perfect the Color Match: Have a professional stylist color-match your extensions to your hair for a seamless blend. Remember, lighting can affect how color appears, so check the match in different settings.
  • Test the Tresses: Whether it’s clip-ins or halo extensions, wear them around to ensure comfort and adjust to the added weight. This will also help you detect if they are prone to slipping. Secure any loose clips or wires.
  • Cut to Customize: Sometimes extensions may need a trim to blend perfectly with your natural hair. This is best done by a professional who can shape them according to your desired style while they are clipped in.

Your wedding day hairstyle is a pivotal part of your bridal look, and with these preparations, your hair—and your extensions—will look nothing short of exquisite. Ensure you give your locks the love and attention they deserve, leaving you to focus on the magic of your wedding day.

Stay tuned for our final part in this series, Wedding Day Beauty Tips: Part 4!

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