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    • AnnetteB44
      CommentAuthorAnnetteB44Got married 4 months ago
      CommentTimeMay 10th 2017 edited
    My name is Annette and I have less than a month to the wedding now.
    I am getting married 1.5 hr away from where I live.
    For my hair and make up I have booked a hair salon that was supposed to be award winning.
    I had a trial last Saturday and it was not good.
    The hair looked really nice from behind and absolutely awful from the front, it aged me by 10 years and I am already in my 40s here.
    The make up was just laughable, I do better going to work each morning. She virtually just put some foundation, eyeshadow and mascara. That's it, no prep, no eye liner. I just looked really tired with big dark circles under my eyes.
    She knows i am not happy with it, so she told me to come back next Saturday and she will do another trial.
    Make up I can do, hair will be more difficult. I watched some youtube videos and I thought i would give it a go.
    Now do I drive for an hour and a half on Saturday to give it another go, or do i cancel and just do whatever i can myself. There will be plenty of friends on my wedding day that can help me.

    Any suggestions or ideas at all?
    Would you give it another try or would you just do it yourself?

    • StaceyH989
      CommentAuthorStaceyH989Getting married in 7 months
      CommentTimeMay 10th 2017
    Hello Annette,

    I would go for the second trial but before the hair and make up artist gets started tell her exactly what you want and how you want it to be different from last time, tell her what you liked and didn't like and see if there is any improvement if there isn't then you can do it yourself but with any service like hair and make up you have to be clear what you want and tell the person the moment they do something you don't like.

    I hope this helps.

    • Lesley0401
      CommentAuthorLesley0401Getting married in 7 weeks
      CommentTimeMay 10th 2017
    I agree with Stacey, if you have seen pictures you like that might also help?

    Good luck x

    The future Mrs Perry

    • AnnetteB44
      CommentAuthorAnnetteB44Got married 4 months ago
      CommentTimeMay 10th 2017
    I did have pictures with me, but it just didnt work out.
    I have fine hair so I suspect it's not easy to do much with it either.
    But I thought if she is a professional hairdresser its up to her to say what will work and what wont, out of the suggestions i had with me..

    I am thinking of trying something quickly today after work, if I can do it and like it enough i will just cancel the whole thing, if not I will go there and give it another go.
    I will have to cancel the appointment for all 4 of us.
    Although when my mum looked at me, she said to cancel hers straight away, when i got back home last week.
    • MichelleC961
      CommentAuthorMichelleC961Getting married in 7 months
      CommentTimeMay 10th 2017
    If I were yiu I would go but also look at back ups too- hopefully she just had an off day xx

    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamlandGot married 4 years ago
      CommentTimeMay 14th 2017
    If you have fine hair then a good hair and MUA should be able to add a hair piece to give length/volume. I hae thick hair but I still had extra hair as a hair piece added to give even more volume and it looked fab. My bestie is also having exactly the same for her big day too.

    Hope your second trial works out well x

    Married the love of my life on Saturday 11th May 2013 xxx
    Had our dream perfect honeymoon in Hawaii!

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