Bridal HAIr styling Kit Essentials

Get the low down on your bridal hairstyling kit essentials

You can buy your bridal hairstyling kit for less than you think, so starting a new career won’t break the bank.
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Ekta, one of my fabulous online bridal hairstyle students, she sent me this quick message on our student forum, regarding her bridal hair styling kit list.

And her message inspired me to write this article on essential items you need in your bridal hairstyle kit.

When you’re just starting out and learning how to be a bridal hairstylist, there are a few minimum, must have bridal hairstyling kit items that you’ll need to get for your wedding hair styling business.

There is a lot of information on this page! So get ready for some serious reading :)

You’ll find out what hairstyle kit essentials you’ll need to buy, the best way to store your grips, clips and whatnots. And where you can get good quality hair extensions.

You could take a quick look in the bridal hair styling online shop to buy your good quality 100% human hair practice heads.

Plus you’ll get 10% off & FREE postage.

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CURLS FOR FABULOUS BRIDAL STYLES

Tongs & Wands

As a bridal hairstylist you’ll be called upon to create every type of curl, including soft & natural curls, corkscrew curls, beachy waves and Hollywood Waves.

As a result, curling tongs are an essential part of your bridal hairstyling kit. Whether you’re working with either poker straight hair or natural curls, fine, thin hair or long, thick, heavy hair.

So curling tongs will be the first thing to add to your hairstyling kit list.

I find the tongs I use most when I’m creating my beautiful bridal hairstyles are my Babyliss 25mm curling tongs. By the way – you will need tongs with a clamp :)

Tongs 19mm & 25mm

Wand 25-13mm

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BRIDAL HAIR STYLIST ESSENTIALS

Straighteners / Straightening Irons

Create beautiful, loose curls quickly and easily with straighteners. Ideal for finishing a half up half down bridal hair-do or a quick fix for last minute hairstyle for the flower girls!

Personally I love using my Babyliss hair straighteners, as they are both good quality and they leave hair with a lovely, smooth finish without snagging. And what’s more, they won’t break the bank!

We have a great ‘quick straightener curl’ tutorial on our online bridal hair style course, which takes you step by step though how to prep the hair before going on to create beautiful curls.

Whether you’re working with long or short hair, fine or thick straight or naturally curly, a pair of straighteners are a must have for your bridal hairstyling kit.

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BRIDAL & HAIR-UP STYLING

Bridal hairstyling practice head

Practice Makes Perfect. . . To get the best out of your bridal hairstyle training course It is worth spending money on a good quality practice head and you need 100% human hair.

We recommend a medium or high density practice head, with hair no shorter than 12-14 inches for your bridal hairstyling kit.

We want to help you get the right bridal hairstyling kit, so we’ve searched around for great quality practice heads for your bridal hairstyle/hair-up practice.

If I had to choose my favourite bridal hair practice head from our selection of manikin heads in our bridal hairstyle shop, it would be this one

I love it because the hair has different tones in it, and as a result, your hairstyles look fab in photos. It also has plenty of hair – and it has shoulders – so it looks a bit more realistic!

Having said that, the practice heads on this site will blow your mind!!!

The have some truly beautiful practice heads,`so you’re going to be spoilt for choice!

Bridal Hair Styling Prep

Heated rollers

Heated rollers come into their own when you create classic bridal hairstyles, because they smooth out the cuticle on the hair so you get a gorgeous glossy result.

They are also great for gorgeous volume and natural looking, bouncy curls

Heated rollers will make bridal hairstyling easy, especially when you’re just starting out! If you’re not quite sure how to put them in, don’t worry! We have a full length roller setting tutorial showing you just that.

Use them on their own, or alongside your tongs and straighteners as part of your bridal hairstyling kit, for a perfect result every time.

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Blow Drying Perfection

Hair dryer

Blow drys are super popular at the moment, but you won’t necessarily need a hairdryer on day one, especially if you are just working on your practice head.

However, once you start working with clients you will definitely need one for your kit.

We love our Parlux hairdryers, our favourite brand of blow dry brushes are Head Hugger – they are just right for the job at hand.

Don’t for get you can learn how to create the perfect curly blow dry with our fabulous tutorials, which are available on our online bridal hair course.

What’s more, you’ll learn how to blow dry short, long & medium length hair, curly to straight. . .and straight to curly.

Bridal Hair Organisation

Fishing tackle box for grip storage

This may seem like an odd one, but staying well organised will make your life as a pro bridal hairstylist so much easier!

Try the Fox Range Stack N Store 16 Compartment Box

The best one I’ve found is the large / shallow size available at numerous fishing tackle suppliers online – you can find them here: www.harrissportsmail.com

Selection of Hair grips/Bobby Pins & Hair Pins

Hair grips/Bobby pin Sizes

  • 3 cm, 4.5 cm and 6 cm

Hair pins:

  • Strong – approx. 4-4.5 cm and 6-6.5 cm
  • Fine – approx. 4-4.5 cm

Suppliers of hair pins & grips

You can get them in our SHOP and also from Inca uk & Banbury Postiche (always buy hair pins with tips on the end so they don’t scrape along your clients scalp!)

Wedding Hair Styling Products

The essentials

Prep, Prime & Setting Lotions – Schwarzkopf Silhouette style & care lotion and Schwarzkopf Silhouette setting lotion/Pump Spray

Salt Sprays

L’Oreal Texture spray and Fudge Urban Sea Salt Spray

Curl creams 

We love  L’Oreal Liss Control and Boots Essentials Curl Cream – great for smoothing out slightly more stubborn curls!

Goldwell Style Superego Cream you need this in your kit – fabulous for beautiful textured styles

Texturising Powder – Great for adding texture, volume and body to the hair. Dust It by Schwarzkopf and Big Sexy Hair Powder Play are a couple of the best one I’ve found. 

Hair spray – You’ll need a hair spray that brushes out easily – it should be flexible on the hair so you can try different looks easily. We recommend Elnett Professional Hair Spray – regular hold – available at most beauty wholesalers. Also try Osis Session 3 – a great dry hair spray that is super strong but not heavy. It is good as a finishing spray.

Avoid regular Elnett available at most chemists and supermarkets as it can be quite wet and has a tendency to make the hair crispy.

Mousse – a medium or firm hold mouse will do the trick.

Bridal Hair Kit Extras

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Snag free elastic bands eg HQ Hair & Claire’s

Extension lead at least 3m long

Sectioning clips and curl clips

Donuts / Padding

Available from numerous suppliers.

I’ve found them nice and cheap at Inca UK – BTW – they call donuts ‘Bun Formers’.

Fabulous Bridal Hairstyles

Hair extensions

As an additional benefit of training with Create Beautiful Hair Pam Wrigley has joined forces with American Dream by negotiating an exclusive deal for her students!

Buy hair extensions and accessories at wholesale prices, for re-sale to your clients. Get in touch to find out more.

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Hairstyle Tutorials for Naturally Curly hair

WORKING WITH NATURALLY CURLY HAIR

Natural curls can be unpredictable, it’s a fact.

As a bridal hairstylist it is important that you learn how to work with naturally curly hair.

Join our online bridal hair course and learn for award winning bridal hairstylist Pam Wrigley. Watch our in-depth tutorials and learn how to work with natural curls.

We will teach you how to work with all hair types, including natural curls.

Build your confidence and find out how to creating beautiful wedding & party hairstyles for all your clients.

Including those who want to show off their beautiful natural curls at their best.

We have a wide range of bridal hair tutorials teaching you how to work with naturally curly hair, from start to finish.

HAIR STYLE CHOICES FOR NATURALLY CURLY HAIR

When it comes to working with naturally curly hair a bridal hair trial is particularly important.

Join the online bridal hair course and learn what to do on the trial run and how to work with naturally curly hair.

Not all your brides will want to use their natural curl for their wedding day hairstyles.

They may feel their own curls are too unpredictable or they may not like the size or shape of their natural curl.

Help is at hand.

Whether you clients want to use their own curl on the wedding day or they want to fake it.

We have hairstyle tutorials that will teach you exactly how to work with even the most stubborn natural curls.

Not to mention, you’ll also find out which curly girl products work best!

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RESHAPING NATURAL CURLS

If your client isn’t happy with the size or shape of her natural curl, we have the answers.

You can also straighten or even re-curl the hair using straighteners, a wand or a curling tong.

Re-curling naturally curly hair is a great option if your bride is unsure of how reliable her natural curl will be.

Naturally curly hair tends to hold a curl really well, so curling the hair with tongs or straighteners is a great option.

With the help from our in-depth tutorials you will learn how to achieve a glossy, even sized curl. which you will then be able to style in to a beautiful wedding day hairstyle.

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CURLY TO STRAIGHT BLOW-DRY

Find out how to take the curl out of natural curly hair with a blow-dry.

Watch our wide range of in depth blow-dry tutorials.

Learn how to blow dry natural curls with our curly to straight blow dry tutorial.

Our blow-dry tutorials take you step by step through the process of blow drying different hair types, including naturally curly hair.

Find out what kit to buy, the best products to choose and how to blow dry naturally curly hair.

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1. ONLINE BRIDAL HAIR COURSE

1-2-1 help & advice

WAS £395

NOW £295

2. BRIDAL HAIRSTYLE TUTORIALS

Monthly Payment

NO CONTRACT

ONLY £9.99

ONLINE HAIR-UP, BLOW-DRY, BRAID & BRIDAL HAIRSTYLING

Join us and learn how to create beautiful hair styles by following our wide selection of hair style tutorials.

There are over 150 in-depth hairstyle tutorials on the online bridal hair course.

So you’ll be able to learn hairstyles for long and short hair, curly girl styles, blow dry tutorials, braids and Afro hair style tutorials.

So there’s lots to choose from!

We have 2 membership options available so you can choose a learning method that is best for you.

Including hair up, braids, blow-dry, curly girl and Afro hair style tutorials.

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LIVE Bridal Hair Styling Webinars with Pam Wrigley:

Create Beautiful Bridal Hair Styles at Home

Last year, we introduced our students to our very first LIVE Bridal Hair Webinars with the Create Beautiful Hair founder and head trainer, Pam Wrigley, so that you can learn all about creating gorgeous bridal hairstyles from your own front room.

Join Pam live, online for interactive learning sessions, ask questions and learn first hand from the best!

Our Online Bridal Hair Course offers 100s of full length tutorial videos taking you step by step through all the the techniques and full styles that you could ever possibly ask for, alongside Pam’s 1-2-1 guidance via email.

There’s no denying that there’s something extra special about working alongside a bridal hair expert and asking questions as you go along.

Where-ever you are in the world, you can create stunning wedding hairstyles with the help of Pam via our Live Bridal Hair Webinarsonline tutorials and step by step bridal hair home study plan.

Bridal Hair Catch-up

 

Go back to re-visit webinars any time you like.

Find out about everything from creating beautiful Bridal Hair Styles for long and short hair, to soft relaxed Bridesmaid up-dos.

Pick up expert tips on everything from how to backcomb to how to tame thick heavy hair!

 

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Mature Brides & MOB Hairstyles

 

Follow Pam step by step as she shows you how to create beautiful hair styles for Mature brides along with fabulous looks for Mother of the Bride hairstyles as well.

Whether you need to perfect your blow drying skills, find out how to how to work with fine, thinning hair or create a soft, sexy up-do – we’ve got it covered.

Bridal Hair Style Requests

 

With new Bridal Hair Webinars being released all the time, send Pam your style requests for upcoming webinars and tutorials so you can get the help you really need.

As a CBH Online Bridal Hair Student, we invite you to send in images of Bridal Hair styles that you would love to learn how to create and ask as many questions as you can think of during our webinar sessions, to get your answers there and then.

With expert online training from award-winning Bridal Hair Stylist Pam Wrigley and her amazing team of pros at the top of their field for braiding, blow-drying and more, you couldn’t want for a more comprehensive home-learning experience.

Become a Bridal Hair Pro

from just £36 month!

 

Suitable for all levels, we love introducing beginners to all the best styles and techniques to get you started out as a pro Bridal Hair Stylist, and likewise, there’s always more to learn for advanced students too!

To stay ahead of the game in such a competitive industry, it’s an absolute must to keep your skill fresh and your hairstyle knowledge up to date.

With our Online Bridal Hair Course memberships starting at the low cost of just £36 per month, learning how to create beautiful hair and having the option to launch yourself into a successful new career is accessible to everyone, worldwide.

Creating Bridal Hairstyles

Watch Pam create beautiful bridal hair styles on real brides!

 

Get a sneaky peak and find out how Pam created a fabulous style on Emma, working with her natural curls to create a soft beautiful hairstyle that worked perfectly on Emma’s big day!