(Closed) BM Gift – Hair or Nails?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: What would you prefer as BM?
    I'd rather pay for my own hair, and have my gift be a manicure! : (16 votes)
    31 %
    I'd rather do my own nails, and have my gift be my hair! : (35 votes)
    69 %
  • Post # 3
    3569 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I can see this being split. I am very particular on who touches my hair, and I have a couple of go to fancy up dos and other hairstyles I do for weddings. So personally I wouldn’t want my hair done I prefer my nails.

    I think nails are a safe choice, but if your girls are getting their hair done anyways they may appreciate the hair most. I think the best thing to do is ask your bridesmaids.

    Post # 4
    1102 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I would prefer hair.

    Post # 5
    160 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 1997

    Having my nails done is always a treat – it feels good and looks beautiful even after the wedding is over.   On the other hand, having my hair done as a gift would feel like I’m being forced to look a certain way to be in the wedding.  I’d offer to set up appointments for girls who wanted to have their hair done (they pay), but find a fabulous place for all of you to get manicures together as a gift!


    Post # 6
    12250 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I would WAY rather get my hair done!

    I can do my own nails, and no one is going to notice them anyway!

    But I am AWFUL at doing my own hair! And it’s going to be in SO many pictures… I would WAY rather have that!

    Post # 7
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I would vote hair.  I got a manicure done at a salon a couple years ago…chickie went after my cuticles until they bled.


    I vowed to never go through that torture again!!!



    Post # 8
    85 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I vote nails, also because that is what I am doing. I have spoken to the shop where my mom and I always go and we have booked it out for just me and the girls the night before the wedding. So it will also be a time to hang out, relax and enjoy. I am doing both mani and pedi and paying for it for all of them incluing my mom and FML.

    Post # 9
    36 posts

    Hair.  All the way.

    Post # 10
    14337 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    It way harder for me to do a nice updo than a nice manicure. I rather do the nails myself and have my hair done.

    Post # 11
    7561 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I wouldn’t consider either of these things to be a gift (since they’re ultimately for your wedding.) In my case I paid for their hair and also got them personalized gifts. 

    Post # 12
    385 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I voted for hair! I can do my nails on my own, and have a gal I like to do them near my home. 🙂

    Post # 13
    8473 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I’d rather the hair done as a gift. I don’t do tips or wraps so if I was “told” to get them, I wouldn’t be happy. A nice, gel French is only like $25.00. Hair is much more expensive. 

    Post # 14
    2425 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’d rather hair done. I can do my nails well enough myself, but don’t feel like I can do my own hair nice enough for being in a wedding. Attending one yes, but not being in one.

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