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ADAM REED'S TOP TIPS FOR WEDDING GUEST HAIRSTYLES

Get ready for a summer of love with wedding guest hairstyle tips from celebrity stylist and ghd global brand ambassador Adam Reed.

You’ve found your outfit, bought the shoes and RSVP’d to that big wedding this year – but now you need to decide how to wear your hair on the day.

A wedding guest hairstyle needs to be elegant and chic, without upstaging the bride. Go for a dreamy look that’ll photograph well and feel comfortable enough to wear all day and well into the night.

Celebrity stylist and ghd global brand ambassador Adam Reed shares his essential tips for creating the perfect wedding guest hairstyle.

Top tips for wedding guest hair:

1. Trial the style before the day

Practice your look prior to the day – while you don’t want to outshine the bride, you don’t want to have a hair disaster either. Choose a wedding guest hairstyle you feel confident wearing and ensure you’ve mastered how to achieve it before the morning of the wedding. Practice always make perfect.

2. Don’t ‘over-product’ your hair

Use small amounts of product when you’re styling and finishing your wedding guest hairstyle to ensure your look isn’t weighed down.

Most of the products from ghd feature an innovative heat protection system, so you don’t need to worry about using anything extra for the perfect wedding guest hairstyle.

3. SWITCH UP YOUR LOOK

Maximise your style with soft texture during the day, then switch it up in the evening with a simple updo. Work with the daytime movement and volume to create a quick ponytail, bun or braid. Gorgeous Hollywood waves can easily be transformed into a loose bun or side chignon for the evening – perfect for keeping it out of the way when you want to hit the dance floor.

4. EXPERIMENT WITH ACCESSORIES

If you don’t normally wear a hat, keep it that way. Don’t wear a hat because you think that you have to. Again, keep your wedding guest hair simple and go for a small subtle accessory. Add a floral adornment to a braided bun, embellish classic curls with sparkly slides or enhance a twisted ponytail with a velvet ribbon. Play with different looks until you find the best one to suit your style and complement the rest of your outfit.

5. Keep an emergency hair kit close by

Stash pins, grips and a mini hairspray in your bag to prevent any wedding hair disasters. ghd final fix hairspray comes in the perfect handbag size of 75ml - ideal for any quick touch-ups throughout the day.

Arm yourself with Adam’s essential tips for creating the perfect wedding guest hairstyle and prep for the season of love. If you’re still searching for the perfect look, browse our gorgeous collection of hairstyles for wedding guests. Whether you’re invited to super-formal nuptials or a totally boho bash, you’ll find something for every type of wedding you’re attending this summer.

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