Bride-to-be Blogger Leslie: Hair & Makeup Trials!

This past weekend, another exciting part of the wedding planning process took place: I went to my official hair and make-up trials! I was lucky enough to be able to plan them back-to-back, so I could really get a good idea of what I will look like — from the neck up — on the Big Day.

One of my bridesmaids, Aileen, who works for L’Oreal Paris in New York City, attended both trials with me. She is my beauty guru, so I couldn’t imagine not having her by my side for support and advice.

I hate to say it, but I am usually a pretty picky person. I can remember going out to get my hair and make-up done for high school dances and it would be filled with lots of drama and re-dos, which would end up with me rushing to get ready and stressing out! This weekend, my wedding hair and make-up trials were so easy. I trust and respect both people in charge of my overall beauty look for the Big Day — and they know what they are doing, so it makes it easier for me! (Plus, I’ve already had a mini makeup “trial” with my friend Meredith, where I figured out the light, natural look I like — and have also gathered tons of photos for hair inspiration.)

This past week was also a big week in my wedding planning process, not only because I got my hair and make-up tested out, but because Charles and I celebrated 30 days until the wedding! I can’t believe in less than a month I will be a Mrs.!

What are your thoughts/advice for wedding hair and make-up? Did you do a trial before your Big Day? If you’re already married, did it turn out the way you wanted it to?

For more information on my wedding planning and healthy living for brides, please check out my other blog, And Her Little Dog Too.

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