Post # 1
So, the person doing my hair for the wedding lives in Ohio. I live in NC, and the wedding is in SC. Needless to say, he’s not going to be able to do a hair trial. And, I’d like a trial to make sure the style I’ve picked out looks good. However, my stylist charges $65 and up for an up do. I refuse to pay that for my trial!
So, I’ve booked an appointment at a beauty school for the trial. Has anyone ever used one of these before? I know it’s just a trial and they’re not really doing anything to my hair, so it should be harmelss.
Any advice or past experience would be great! Thanks, Bees!
Post # 3
I have had my hair cut at Aveda before. They are kinda in school, but not out in the real world yet I guess. It has usually come out fine. My friend used to love getting her hair colored there.
Post # 4
I would say thats probably not the best idea…unless you get someone who is REALLY talented. Most cosmetology school students are not trained a lot in updos.
Post # 5
I got an updo at a hair school. I brought pics and they were able to do what I wanted. Just be prepared for a loong visit. Everything they do needs to be checked by their instructor and they are new so they are slow. Also a lot of schools book out pretty far in advance.
Post # 6
- Wedding: April 2010 - Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort, St. Thomas
Updos are if-y at a hair school, I didn’t really learn how to do great updos until I was working in a salon. If you get someone really creative, it could be fantastic, but it’s definitely hit or miss. And definitely plan on being there for a while! My best advice is to bring pictures for your student stylist, I think that will get your hair the closest to looking how you envision. Honestly, a trial run with someone that isn’t doing your hair on your actual wedding day is kind of an extra since the trial is usually to make sure you and your stylist have the same vision for the big day. But if you are going just to see if your hair looks good in the style you want, definitely go for it. It won’t break the bank and it could be a learning experience for you and your student stylist! I couldn’t have learned without people like you! 🙂
Post # 7
I wouldnt recommend it. I would go to a professional whether you chose them for your hair or not. Maybe visit a student for something else, like a friends wedding or something but not your own