(Closed) Do you get your hair and makeup done when you are just a guest?

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
2742 posts
Sugar bee

Well, I’ve only done it when I’ve been a member of the wedding party OR it was a sibling getting married. So, if it’s your SIL, I would spring for it. ONLY if it’s cheap though. I won’t be advocating spending $100 or anything like that.

Post # 5
377 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I would do it myself.

Post # 6
4415 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

My SIL sprung to have her hair and my nieces hair done for our reception last weekend. I thought it was really nice that they wanted to look special for the day.  

Post # 7
3564 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I would get my makeup/hair done even if I was just a guest. We’re going to a wedding next month and I’m not a relative or in thebridal party, but I’m going to get my hair done–last time I went to a wedding, I did it myself and it was a mess by the end of the night, and I just didn’t feel cute. And there were plenty of pics taken by friends, even if they weren’t professional. I’m just getting a blow out, not like an updo or anything. As for makeup, can you go to a MAC store? They’ll do it for $50, I believe. 

Post # 8
1667 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

If I could afford it, i would pay to have it done, only because I am not good at doing my own hair and makeup 

Post # 10
487 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Well it’s up to you. If you want it done then have it done, there’s no rule to say you can’t 🙂

Post # 12
2195 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

The only time I had my hair ‘done’ was for my FBIL’s wedding. I just had a blowout. I did my own makeup. To be fair… I wasn’t in any of the formal pictures.

Post # 13
877 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

The only time I got my hair done was when I was an MC for a wedding and the couple wanted me to wear the same color dress as the BMs, sit at the head table with them, and be in photos. I did my own makeup though since I don’t like having others do my makeup.

Post # 14
5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’ve never even heard of people getting their hair/mu done if they weren’t in the wedding party – so  it’s probably safe to say it’s not required, and if you don’t want to, it’s fine to do it yourself.

Post # 15
7296 posts
Busy Beekeeper

i never get my hair done in an up do or anything as a guest. but sometimes i plan to have a haircut on the same day of an event so i can have it blow dryed nicely by the hairdresser.

Post # 16
916 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I might consider the MAC counter or something for makeup.  I’d consider getting a blowout too, but my hair is unruly!  I don’t think it is necessary for their sake, though…

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