What a treat we have for you today: The very first Black Bridal Bliss Styled Beauty Shoot! We collaborated with some of the most talented creative professionals in the biz to produce this photo shoot and the results are gawjus! Here’s how this all came together: [Read more…]
Every bride wants to ensure her hair is ca-yute on her wedding day! Whether she’s relaxed, natural, transitioning or rocks her hair bra-strap length long or super-short — picture-perfect tresses are a must. Style options for natural hair and transitioning brides have been quite limited until recently. The latest resource on the Black Bridal Bliss radar for naturalistas preparing to say I Do is Xotica Hair. [Read more…]
The world wide web is flooded with self-proclaimed hair experts (especially in the natural hair space) dishing out DIY advice to women like us. It is daunting, especially for planning brides who are already overwhelmed. I’d like to introduce you to Gabrielle Corney, a talented beautician who has been professionally styling hair for over two decades. In addition to working with celebrities like Brandy and Kandi Burruss, Corney is a creative consultant for the hair division of Carol’s Daughter. Check out her debut how-to video below; a perfect style option for you natural brides-to-be!
Today’s POTW is in the form of another awesome bridal hair how-to! New York City based hairstylist Shedelle Holmes who has worked with the likes of Alicia Keys, Keri Hilson and Jennifer Hudson, is the woman responsible for Alexis Stoudemire’s gorgeous hair at the 2014 MET Gala. Here, she shares exclusively with BlackBridalBliss.com a step-by-step recap of how the classy side swept ‘do was achieved. Take this one to the salon for your wedding day hair trails, ladies! [Read more…]
Bridgette’s Pick of the Week is bizack! There’s a new Groupon/Living Social-esque resource on the scene for Black women that I know will especially be of interest to Triple B planning brides. The Fly Cut, launched by beauty industry vet Tia Williams (she’s held senior editorial positions at media outlets like Lucky, Teen People and Essence.com) and her two equally fabulous sisters found an innovative way to save women with kinky, curly and wavy tresses hard-earned cash when they visit the salon. This weekly deal site actually sells discounted vouchers for hair salons specializing in your hair. [Read more…]
I know this is a break from my norm, but this week I would like to expound on another Triple B entry: Wedding Day Hair Drama: Natural Versus Straight. About three years ago I made the decision to get off the “creamy crack” and go natural. I would tell anyone who would listen; my ultimate goal was to have a big Jill Scott afro. [Read more…]
Hey ladies! When planning your wedding, indecisiveness isn’t sexy. Among the many questions I’ve asked myself, two have been hanging over my head:
1. How am I going to wear my hair?
2. Will I wear a veil and if so what kind?