It’s official. I have a hair stylist for the wedding!
The contract has been signed, the deposit has been paid, and we are all set for January 5th. Thank goodness!
To be honest, the hair was the one thing I was freaking out on (my sister, too!). We both have thick, long hair and a lot of it. Before this year, the last time I had any sort of updo professionally done was for prom or homecoming in the early 2000s. I kept having flashbacks to really severe, pulled-back-tight do’s of yester-years that had me freaking out a bit.
The task of finding a hair person made my sister so nervous that she held it off on the task until almost the last minute. It was just by pure luck that a friend was able to recommend Hi-Leen and that she was available on the day of the wedding. Kelly did a hair trial a week before the wedding and was sold. The morning of the wedding, she came in and worked her magic on all of the girls. She was professional, sweet, and a fellow FSU alum, what’s not to love?
I had a vague idea of a look I wanted based on a photo I had pinned.
I didn’t have the photo on hand, but I did describe it in detail. Hi-Leen worked her magic and twisted and pinned my hair into something stunning. It was probably my favorite updo I’ve ever had done.
I collected a business card from Hi-leen when she finished with all the girls and emailed her a week later. We sent a couple of messages back and forth before I met with her Saturday morning and signed on the dotted line.
This is one of those instances where I’m glad my sister got married before I did. Without Kelly I would never have met Hi-Leen and I’d still be stressing over the hair situation!
Right now the tentative plan is to get ready for the wedding at my parents’ house. Hi-Leen will meet us there the morning of the wedding and complete all of the girls’ updos before 2:00. Seeing as she was able to execute NINE updos the morning of my sister’s wedding (and made really great timing in the process), I’m confident in her abilities to keep us running on schedule.
Now I need to figure out how I want my hair to look the day of. I know I want it to be up with curls, but that’s about it.
Maybe something like this?
hmmm…. luckily I still have time to decide.
How did you find your hair person for your wedding?