Do you prefer an updo or wearing your hair down? Are you leaning toward a dark, dramatic or a more natural makeup palette? The possibilities for which style of bridal hair and makeup to choose are endless. With planning, preparation, the right accessories, and trial runs with your hairstylist and makeup artist, you can create just the right look for your wedding day.
Sweep your tresses up in a modern, intricately designed updo, and play up your eyes with dark eyeliner and smoky shadow for a touch of Hollywood glamour.
Model: Jessica; Salon services: USpa Salon & More, 134 S Main St, Freeland, 989-695-4700; Hairstylists: Sara Birnbaum, Emily Hankish, and Carley Munger; Makeup: Angela Cardenas; Hair accessories and jewelry: Sempliners Bride and Formal, 902 N Water St, Bay City, 989-892-2853
If you’re opting for a natural look, choose a classic updo styled around a floral headpiece and veil with only enough makeup to enhance your everyday beauty routine.
Model: Patrice; Salon services: Ana Luis Salon & Day Spa, 1115 N Center Rd, Saginaw Township, 989-799-8900; Hairstylist: Val Beeckman; Makeup: Honesty Elliot; Hair accessories and jewelry: Sempliners Bride and Formal, 902 N Water St, Bay City, 989-892-2853
Pay homage to your favorite decade of the past with finger-waved hair, a fun headband, and dramatic, smoky eyes.
Model: Brooklyn; Salon services: Salon Nuveau, 115 3rd St, Bay City, 989-895-8142; Hairstylist: Shelby Chase; Makeup: Leslie Perry; Hair accessory and jewelry: Lola’s Bridal Boutique, 4884 Gratiot Rd, Saginaw Township, 989-964-0090
If you’ve always envisioned yourself as a princess on your wedding day, soft curls adorned with a bejeweled headpiece and makeup in plum tones can bring out a royal glow.
Model: Alyssa; Salon services: Attractions Hair & Nail Salon, 810 N Water St, Bay City, 989-799-8988; Hairstylist and makeup: Mikel Martinez; Hair accessory: Unique Bridal, 971 W Midland Rd, Auburn, 989-662-7458
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