Hairstyle for ballgowns

posted 4 weeks ago in Dress
Post # 2
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

You look beautiful in your dress! I’m typicallt not an updo fan, so I would go for soft, side swept curls (its hard to tell how long your hair is).

Post # 5
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Sugar bee

Soft curls work best for people with very angular facial features as it helps to soften them, and it seems that your concern is just the opposite. I would suggest a hairstyle with a long, vertical line; a sleek, high updo would look beautiful. Long earrings with, again, a vertical line will also work.

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

I’m an updo or half-down fan myself, but I’m just commenting to say that that dress is STUNNING!! You look awesome! 

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

gwing11 :  first of… you look stunning in your dress!!!

I had an aline ball gown and did a low bun kinda loose with loose curls around my face for ceremony with a veil and for reception I took it out and it fell into nice curls 🙂

 

 

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee

You look amazing! 

I hate my hair up so I wore it down in a classic bouncy blowout. I got a lot of compliments on my hair.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2019

You look gorgeous and not chubby at all!

I think updo or down will depend on your venue and time of year (e.g. outdoor wedding in August – you may find it is too hot to have long hair down). If it’s down, I would go with soft curls and a deep side part. If it’s up, I would make sure you have some soft curls framing the face. You have the same face shape as mine and I had several hairstylists tell me that if it is up, I should have pieces falling around the face to soften the roundness.

Post # 10
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: October 2019

I love you in that dress! Why style/type is it??

Post # 11
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Newbee

You look gorgeous and not chubby at all!!! I can’t really answer your question but best of luck on your wedding preparation!

Post # 12
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

I went up but I have a different hair texture. Down I found my hair cut me up (it’s shoulder length). Definitely play with different styles. Eta I also did my hair myself so may have been more limited with my options!

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