Post # 1
I’m kind of in the middle of a crisis right now. My wedding is in less than three months and I have no idea what to do with my hair. I would like to use a hair barrette I have (about 4 inches long). Also, I would like to wear my veil under my hair do.
The issue is I have really fine thin hair. It’s wavy and I’m getting married up in the mountains so frizz is a big issue. It is shoulder-length.
I live vintage-type hairdos like the one below (that one would be my #1 choice), but I don’t think I have enough hair to pull it off.
Post # 3
My hair was long (past shoulders) at the time of the wedding but it’s super thin. It’s also wavy and can be frizzy. My hairdresser added hair to make my hair poofier (much like the part under the clip. Fake hair does wonders and mine looked real 🙂 I also did a conditioning treatment before the wedding at his suggestion – I don’t think it made any difference, though.
Post # 4
My mom has super thin hair and she always added hair or used one of those puffy “donut” things to fill it out… I’d vote for the added hair.
Post # 5
I have pretty thin fine hair but its stick straight. at the time of my wedding it was a little past my shoulders. Here is a pic so you can get an idea of how it turned out for me….(with no hair added, though i think its is def an option)
my hair normally:
My wedding day hair
Post # 6
Like the 2 previous posters, I would also suggest extensions.
I have baby-fine naturally blonde hair: the kind like little kids have that get streaks of platinum in the summer sunshine.
Great colour & shine, but ultrafine and flat and will NOT hold a curl.
For special occasions I bought a set of human hair clip-in extesions and they’re GREAT. They curl easily and hold the curl all night, and I’ve work them straight as well and had many compliment. I definitely plan on wearing them on my wedding day.
Post # 7
Hi everyone, thanks for the ideas. I am not 100% convinced that extensions are the way to go, other than being really expensive, I had extensions once and they turned out AWFUL!
I absolutely love totheislnds hair. You looked beautiful. Thanks so much for the pics, that helps a lot.
I would appreciate it if you girls can send more of your wedding pictures! Maybe you can convince me that extensions look good and are worth the price.
Or if you decided to go natural send me ideas because everytime I look on google or other places it makes me feel like I’m the only person with naturally thin hair in the world!
Post # 8
I too have really thin, straight hair. I keep it long, its about the middle of my back right now. I haven’t a clue as to how to wear it for the wedding. I can say that if I can afford it, I am totally doing some hair clip-in’s or something to add volume. I can curl my hair with product and it will be flat in 10 minutes.
I have learned though that you shouldn’t wash your hair the day you want it styled. Having it greasy will allow the hair to hold style much better. Good luck!
Post # 9
You could try clip in hair extensions. My hair is super fine, and I always thought they would slip right through my hair, but I ordered some from Foxylocks and there is no way they are sliding out-I don’t even have to tease the hair before I clip them to make sure they stay. Just a suggestion!
Post # 10
I have yet to get my hair styled for the wedding, but i do have long, fine hair.
Pick out a great product (or the stylist will) that adds body to your hair. I usually use a mousse, but there are other alternatives.
I do not nec.think you need to use extensions to putll off a great look. Granted, this depends on the “look” you are going for.
I am going for fullness and some height with my do. (down and/or half up) I too, was worried that it would run flat after a few hours or not look “up to par”.
But, i think it will be just fine =)
Post # 11
@psegnini: Check out this post by Wannabe-diy-bride, she got some extra hair pieces for $20 and her hair looked great.
Post # 12
Thanks for the tips girls. I guess part of my problem is I live in Costa Rica (yay for a local/destination wedding haha) and I can’t find the cheap clip ons you guys are suggesting. I would have to order them online and that freaks me out because I wouldn’t be able to match the color. I can get the extensions, but that’s going to cost me a pretty penny.
Right now, I think I’m leaning towards copying @ totheislnds hairstyle and adding my barrette somehow
Post # 13
I have never used these, but have read posts by Bees that have…a hair sponge that your stylist puts beneath the “bun-ish” part of your hair style and covers it with your hair? I gives added volume without having to use faux hair! Try goolging it, it’s worth a shot! I would assume that it can’t be that expensive.
PS – I am honeymooning in Costa Rica, I can’t wait! 🙂
Post # 14
Just got my trial done today, and my hair is very fine and thin.
Post # 15
I’m using the Hailey bun from Cheerleaderhairpieces.net. 🙂 It’s cheap and adds tons of volume. Even if you just use it as a base and then have her cover it up with your hair, it will add volume.
Here’s a pic from my hair trial with the hairpiece in there (she’s going to tuck it into a bun more too like your inspiration picture):
Post # 16
Ha! I posted my response before I even noticed Anniebo actually referenced my previous one about the cheerleader hair piece 🙂 Thanks!