In between mailing Save-the-Dates (Who knew it would take so long!), finalizing centerpieces, spending way too much time on the Pantone and Dessy websites looking at shades of purple and trying to maintain some semblance of a personal life, I have begun to ponder how I will wear my hair on my wedding day. Okay, let me “keep it all the way 100″ as the kids say — my hairstylist has begun to ponder how I will wear my hair on my wedding day. And she gave me homework. She suggested that I show her pictures of what I like/have in mind. Yet another task for my growing to-do list. [Read more...]
The entries came pouring in for Triple B’s last giveaway of blogger Curly Nikki’s new book, Better Than Good Hair (Amistad)! You all had memorable responses of who your celebrity hair muses would be for your wedding day. The winner was ultimately Patricia Quansah of Maryland (pictured above with her prize). Check out her winning response: [Read more...]
Few topics get Black women to go from 0 to 90 in a mili-second like the talk of hair. When I decided to address the issue of brides wearing their hair kinky, curly, wavy, twisted and in locs for their wedding day I knew I was signing myself up to receive very strong opinions. But reading this post from Tia Williams of Shake Your Beauty gave me the final push to post about this pink, striped, polka dot, plaid elephant in the room.
Dress? Check. Accessories? Check. Hair? Help!
Like most brides, I’m after one thing and one thing only: sheer perfection! From the rings on the napkins to the polish on my nails, I’m praying that on my wedding day every detail will be just right. Now, the reality is having everything go my way is probably a fantasy, but for me, there are a few details that must be flawless. (No exceptions.) My list is short, and having the right hairstyle tops it. [Read more...]