For the rest of you…
After our faux-wedding photo shoot (in which we looked like funny versions of ourselves – and I had mega makeup galore), Travis has repeatedly asked me to, "Just look like yourself” for our Big Day.
I plan to look like myself, but I still need a little help getting dolled up on the Big Day. My coworker, Claire, recommended I connect with her hairdresser, Ashley. Not only does Ashley style hair by day, but she also co-runs a hair/makeup business on the side with her pal Alexia called Flower & Gold.
I emailed Ashley and explained my vision for the Big Day: simple, but not my everyday. And by “not my everyday” I mean actually wearing make up and having my hair styled.
She was game and we set up a hair and make up preview appointment which means I headed to Ashley’s salon, Population for a preview of what to expect the day of the wedding. I LOVE this idea. Not only was I able to communicate over email and in person my vision for my look to Ashley and Alexia, but we actually got to do a trial run so there aren’t any surprises.
Before my preview appointment, I sent Ashley my Pinterest style board for hair. I didn’t really know what I wanted so I did my homework and found some cool looks.
When I showed up, Ashley and Alexia were super sweet, made me feel comfortable and set to work on my simple and styled look. My hair is falling out a little (we’ll fix that for the Big Day!), but this is a sneak peak at the final look. What do you think?
I’m not used to this type of attention and while it’s nice to get dolled up, it’s a lot of work! I’m glad I have some experts to help me out.