Quick Answer: How Long Before Wedding Should Hair And Makeup Be Done?

How long before your wedding should you dye your hair?

In terms of a timeline, follow this rule from Ortega: “Getting your color done two weeks before your wedding is too early, and getting it done with less than one week before your wedding is too late.

You want your color to settle, but be fresh.” You also want to have enough time for minor tweaking, if necessary..

How far in advance should you do hair and makeup trial?

Three months before your wedding date should give you enough time. Plus, be sure to schedule a long enough appointment. Since you might be testing out a few different styles, the trial will take a little longer than an average appointment. Your stylist should be able to recommend a timeframe.

How long before your wedding should you cut your hair?

If you need a trim, go one week before your wedding day. If you need to get an actual haircut, go 3-4 weeks before so your hair has time to adjust to the new length. DO get a good conditioning treatment one week before your wedding to ensure that your hair will be in tip-top shape for the big day.

What comes first hair or makeup?

In a perfect world, hairstyling happens first because the hot styling tools might cause perspiration, and also because the makeup artist can remove any overspray from the skin before starting. However, your schedule may dictate that hair and makeup happen in tandem – or, in a REAL pinch, simultaneously.

What do brides wear when getting ready?

Think about what you’re wearing while getting ready It works best to wear something that you can easily take on and off without having to drag it over your head (and mess up your carefully crafted hairstyle!) Robes and button-down shirts work really well for this.

How early should hair and makeup be done before wedding?

Be sure to schedule a consultation and trial session with your makeup artist and hair stylist 3-6 months prior to your event. You’ll feel relaxed and won’t be making decisions under pressure.