Should I have hair or makeup done first on my wedding morning? Wedding Hair and Makeup in Oxfordshire

I am always asked this as a Wedding Hair and Makeup Artist in Oxfordshire! Sometimes it comes down to scheduling – read more about that here.

However, in a perfect world, this is what we will do!

Very often I am using a lot of heat on the hair – hairdryers, tongs, etc. As much as I try to minimise the heat, especially in the summer, it is usually needed to achieve the hairstyle. This means that brides can feel a little warm once we have finished prepping the hair!

Should I have hair or makeup done first on my wedding morning? Wedding Hair and Makeup in Oxfordshire

As a result, I will usually do your makeup after I have prepped the hair. Sometimes I will also wait until after I have styled it. Getting all hot and bothered in your makeup will do it no good for the rest of the day. Plus its uncomfortable…

So there you go, the answer is hair first for your Wedding Hair and Makeup in Oxfordshire!

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