Post # 1
I just had my 2nd hair trial today and it just keeps not turning out how I want it to. I don’t have the time or money to find another stylist. I originally wanted it down, but ended up going with a detailed back dress that I really want to show off. My problem is that I have thick, long hair and lots of it! My stylist kept saying that I have so much hair and it’ll be tough to do what I wanted without it being just a big bun (which I think is wrong, but I’m not a stylist). I attached my inspiration pic. What I ended up with was a big nest of hair starting at the crown of my head with the largest part sitting right on the nape of my neck. Not anything close to what I wanted and I communicated this with her. I’m not here to bash my hairstylist because I really like her, but I really need some better inspiration or real life examples of how women with similar hair have done their own. Any ideas on what hairstyle I could do or how I could wear it down with a detailed back? I’m at a loss and already so down about how I’m going to look the day of.
Post # 2
Following! I also have long (past my shoulder blades, just barely mid back) and very thick hair… as grateful as I am for it 98% of the time, I’m also struggling with wedding updos. I’m almost ready to just do a nice pony tail and call it a day 😔
Post # 3
So my dress had a detailed back, and I opted to do a half up/half down and sweep things to the side for photos. HOWEVER, I think the style my sister ended up with as my bridesmaid may work for you – it kind of reminds me of something Belle would wear.
She’d kill me if I shared a photo of her here, but it was like a hybrid of these 2 (without the big flower):
Google side swept wedding hair – there are alot of beautiful inspiration photos, and ways to incorporate some hair accessories :).
Post # 4
I tried to do an updo and I couldn’t. It was too heavy. So I did it half up half down and my detailed back still stood out.
This was my inspiration pic
Post # 5
I too have long, thick hair and could not afford a trial so I just communicated that to my stylist ahead of time and trusted her. She said she would put me in curlers first for a few hours and then with about 100 Bobby pins she said she could do something gorgeous. Well, after two hours, half a can of hair spray and more like 200 pins she gave me this amazing Jane Austen inspired look! It lasted my entire wedding without falling out and was so dramatic it even stood out under my mantilla veil!
Post # 6
My hair wasn’t crazy long when I got married but it is thick as anything. I wanted it out of the way for my wedding so I went with this.