It’s kind of a once in a lifetime thing to wear a wedding veil. Every girl dreams of wearing one down the aisle. It’s a special accessory and one that completes your bridal look. But with so many veil styles, hairstyles and jewelry accessories to choose from, you’ll want to find the right one that complements your dress and goes with your style. And keep it in place! So here’s everything you need to know to rock a veil on your wedding day!
LESS IS MORE
Whether you are opting for a floor length or shorter veil, a single tiered veil flows elegantly and looks beautiful in posed formal shots.
Luckily you can rock a veil with any hairstyle! Work with your hairstylist to find the right placement to achieve the look you are going for. There is no wrong answer, play around with different styles to find the one that is perfect on you!
From cathedral length to a birdcage veil, there are so many styles to choose from. Purchase your veil after your wedding dress to ensure you find the right one to go with your dress. Also, try on hair accessories from clips to hair wraps to tie the entire look together.
HOW TO KEEP IT IN PLACE
Get bobby pins that match your hair color and have your maid-of-honor or hairstylist criss-cross them to ensure it stays in place.
WHAT TO DO AFTER THE VEIL
At one point or another brides typically remove the veil. Usually after the ceremony or after cocktail hour and all formal shots have been taken. Have your bridesmaids help you to remove it so your hairstyle stays in place.
LET IT BREATHE
Allow your veil to breathe overnight to prevent wrinkles! Worst case, steam it in the morning.