start a new career as a Bridal Hair stylst

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working as a bridal Hairstylist

If you’re thinking about starting a new career as a bridal hairstylist – I can strongly recommend it.

Working as a bridal hairstylist is a fabulous job to do.

I’ve been doing this job for over 25 years and I can quite honestly say it is a real pleasure to go to work every day!

Everybody is happy, you get to work in beautiful venues, with people drinking champagne and putting on gorgeous dresses – what is there not to like?!!

your new career as a Bridal hair stylist & bringing up a family

Working as a bridal hairstylist also allowed me to work around my children whilst they were small. Because I was able to work just a couple of hours at the weekend and be at home during the week.

And yet I could still earn a good income.

My bridal hair styling business has changed over the years, and as my children have grown and become more independent, my bridal hair styling business has gone from strength to strength.

BE CREATIVE WITH BRIDAL HAIR STYLiNG

Working as a bridal hairstylist is also a great option If you are thinking of developing it as an aside to your regular 9-5 job.

Not only will you get the chance to be creative and to work with people, but because it is flexible, it has the potential to build and grow as you become more confident.

You don’t actually need a big cash outlay to work as a bridal hairstylist either.

HOw much does it cost to set up as a bridal hairstylist?

You can buy your bridal hair kit essentials for under £200, btw you can get more info on your bridal hairstyle kit essentials here.

And, if you decide to train here with us at Create Beautiful Hair, you’ll be able to get your online bridal hair training for just £197.50 just by using the discount code HOMESTUDY

That’s a saving of almost £200!

So starting a new career as a bridal hairstylist definitely won’t break the bank.

bridal hair stylist course research

As with all things it is worth doing your research.

As you need to make sure you find right bridal hairstyle training course, so you can get your bridal hairstyling career off to a flying start..

Please find below a break down of the online bridal hair course that we have on offer, with information on your course work and exams.

You’ll also get information on the professional insurance you’ll be able to purchase on graduation.

So you really will be ready to start your new career as a bridal hair stylist!

Just get in touch if you have any questions about the online bridal hair course, or about working as a bridal hair stylist, I’m here to help!

Pam Wrigley

Award Winning Bridal Hairstylist & Head Trainer, here at Create Beautiful Hair Ltd

Bridal Hair style online Course Work

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Learn how to create Bridal and Hair-up Styles with Pam Wrigley.

On this course you will be able to work through our in-depth bridal hair course work, step by step, getting hairstyling help and advice from Pam along the way.

Learning bridal hairstyling, blow drying and braiding as you work your way towards starting your new career as a bridal hair stylist.

With over 150 Bridal hair-style tutorials and plus lots of wedding hairstyle facts to learn, we recommend you dedicate a minimum of 50hrs to your online course work.

This will include both practical and written assessments, over 6 modules,

On graduation, you’ll receive a Habia CPD approved certificate in the post.

This will enable you to get discounted professional insurance so you can start your career as a bridal hairstylist.

What’s more, you’ll continue to get ongoing support from Pam for the remainder of your membership.

So you will feel supported as you whilst you find you feet in your new career working as a bridal hairstylist.

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Health & Safety for Bridal Hair Professionals

Module 1

Health & Safety is even more important now than it has ever been, and it must be uppermost on your mind when you start working with your brides.

We have in-depth tutorials covering health and safety, kit advice, supplier lists and product advice for a happy client, a happy bridal hair stylist and a safe working environment.

We also recommend all hairstylists, whether you are a CBH student or not, take a look at this very helpful and informative course with Barbicide.

Because it will bring you bang up to date with all the latest health and safety requirements required in the midst of the pandemic.

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Bridal Hair Prep & Correction Foundations

Module 2

Find out how to set the right foundations & secure the hair properly to create any bridal hair style.

Learn how to prep the hair, creating different curls and waves, using tongs, straighteners or a blow-dry. We’ll also show you how to achieve fabulous Hollywood waves and soft corkscrew curls

You’ll learn how to create beautiful textured hairstyles we see on Instagram every day, they really are easy. . .when you know how to do the hair prep.

What’s more, you’ll also get answers to all those niggling concerns, such as:

When should you wash the hair? Which curling technique works best on fine hair? Discover the answer to these questions and lots more.

working with hair extensions and braid tutorial, learning how to create bridal and wedding hairstyles with Pam Wrigley

Working with Extensions & Padding in Bridal Hairstyles

Module 3

Bridal Hair Styles

You may be surprised just how many of the bridal hairstyles we see on Instagram and Pinterest have been created with the aid of hair extensions.

So, it is important that you learn how to incorporate them into your wedding day hairstyles, before you start your new career as a bridal hairstylist.

On this course, you will find out how to work with extensions and padding, so enabling you to create a wide range of amazing bridal hair styles.

In short, we have bridal/wedding hair style tutorials that specifically cover working with extensions for instagram worthy wedding hairstyles.

Knowing how to use padding will also help you push your creativity, enabling you create great wedding hair styles for different hair lengths.

working with hair extensions, braids and braiding hair tutorials for bridal and wedding hairstyles by Pam Wrigley

Plaits & Braids for Bridal Hairstyles

Module 4

Every great bridal hair stylist must know his/her plaits & braids – they never go out of fashion!

So whether you are braiding the hair for a flower girl hairstyle, or you are incorporating braids into a hairstyle you are creating for a bride, this topic needs to be covered.

With a great choice of braiding tutorials to choose from learn how to create Fishtail, Dutch, French, Waterfall braids (and many more), you’ll be equipped for any braided style.

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Bridal Hairstyles, Relaxed Wedding up-do’s & Vintage Bridal Styles

Module 5

Bridal Hair Styles

Everyone loves the ’I woke up this gorgeous’ look of a relaxed bridal style, but all stylists know that a lot more work goes into that then it might appear! 

Fashions are always changing – find out how to adapt the styles and make them your own.

In this section you will be tested on your creativity, and will be asked to create hairstyles for long, short and medium length hair.

When it comes to your exam work the choice is up to you.

You can create smooth sleek styles, textured up-do’s or classic bridal hairstyles, and submit the to Pam for feedback and marking.

We have hairstyle tutorials that you can watch on each subject.

And, what’s more, if there is a specific bridal style you would like to learn, simply send your photos into Pam and she’ll be able to create a style tutorial for you.

high bun bridal hairstyle tutorial wedding up-do by Pam Wrigley

Working as a Bridal Hairstylist

Module 6

Watch Pam as she works with a bride on a wedding trial and find out how she effortlessly creates different bridal hairstyles.

By now you will have seen Pam working with different hair types, fine/ thick hair, straight or wavy, Afro hair and natural curls.

However, being a great bridal hair stylist isn’t just about creating beautiful wedding hair styles. You also have to know the ins and outs of working with your clients and how to keep them happy.

Find out how to execute the perfect trial run and keep your cool on the big day.

On the wedding day it will be your job to secure the veil and the hair accessories. Luckily, we have tutorials showing you how to secure the veil, working with fresh flowers and also how to secure all things sparkly!

You’ll find tutorials covering all this and more besides, on our online bridal hair course.

weddign hair and bridal hairstyle tutorial hairstyling by Pam Wrigley

Beautiful Hair-up & Bridal Hairstyles

You’re not alone on this course!

Pam is available throughout your membership to give you tips and advice on anything from creating the right curl to the finishing touches – In fact, she loves getting your questions and progress pictures!

Join the Student Forum, send your questions, images and get feed back on your hairstyling progress at any time.

You an make the first step to starting your new career as a professional bridal hairstylist today. Follow our in-depth, step-by-step tutorials and be amazed at how much you learn!

You can also keep Pam in your pocket when you’re working with clients. Because you’ll have her professional advice available at the click of a button, whenever you need it!

Learn how to blow dry

Blow-drying techniques

Get ready for some serious blowdrying

Join us online and master perfect blow-drying techniques for a flawless finish.

Build your confidence and master a variety of blow drying techniques as you learn how to work with long, short and medium length hair.

Learn how to achieve a big, bouncy blow dry, a curly blow dry and then master the smooth, sleek blow dry.

Your clients will love a good blow dry. . . so make the most of the growing demand for hairstylists who can do a beautiful blow dry..

Professional Bridal Hairstyle INsurance

Discounted Professional insurance

Before you start your new career as a bridal hair stylist and start creating beautiful bridal hairstyles on your clients, it is a good idea to start looking at professional insurance.

Here at Create Beautiful Hair we are extremely pleased to be working with Balens, so we are able offer our graduates discounted professional insurance.

What’s more, we are the only online bridal hair course offering this service to our student graduates*.

All you need to do is complete the online bridal hair course and successfully submit your exam papers and you will be eligible to get professional insurance with Balens.

Balens were founded in 1950 and are an ethical 4th Generation Family Brokerage with 50 staff and 80,000 plus clients. They have been looking after Health and Wellbeing Professionals for over 21 years.

*refers to collaboration with Balens, correct at the time of publishing 7/3/21.

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. So you will soon be ready to start your new career as a bridal hair stylist.

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

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Bridal HAIr styling Kit Essentials

Get the low down on your bridal hairstyling kit essentials

start a new bridal hairstyling career without breaking the bank.

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 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 you 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 when you’re ready to stock up.

Although, to be honest, you can also get all the products from your local high street or from Amazon. But because we’ve already spent time doing the leg work, it means you don’t have to!

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

If you already have a few bridal hairstyle bits &

pieces just pick & mix & get what you need.

JUMP DOWN TO LIST

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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.

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, for a perfect result every time.

heated roller and hot rollers tutorial and curling the hair with tongs to get bridal and wedding day hairstyles

wedding HAIRSTYLING KIT ESSENTIALS

Styling Kit:

Styling Products:

YOu can Buy your complete kit in our shop!

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

bridal hairstyling kit bits & bobs

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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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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LEARN HOW TO BLOW-DRY

WITH IN-DEPTH BLOW DRY TUTORIALS

BLOW-DRY TUTORIALS

Watch our in-depth blow-dry tutorials and learn how to blow-dry online. Join Pam Wrigley and the expert blow-dry team here at create beautiful hair for a great learning experience.

You’ll be able to practice lots of different blow dry techniques and because we have such a wealth of experience, you’ll soon build our confidence and will be blow-drying like a pro!

fabulous blow-dry step by step

We’ve got blow-drying covered. So, by following the blow-dry course work and practice the styles you’ll soon be able to create the perfect blow-dry.

Read on to find out which blow dry techniques you’ll be able to learn. And because the price of this course won’t break the bank, you’ll be able to start learning straight away.

online blow dry tutorials

We’ve have a veritable cornucopia of blow dry style tutorials for you to choose from. And because all the fabulous blow-dry tutorials are available online, you’ll be able to join our distance learning blow-dry course today and learn how to blow-dry, where-ever you live in the world.

With our wide selection of blow-dry tutorials for both long and short hair you’re going to be spoilt for choice. Which is no bad thing, as long as you have the time to learn!

endorsed blow-dry course

We are in the final stages of getting our fabulous ONLINE BLOW-DRY COURSE accredited by Habia, so please watch this space.

In the mean time you can learn all these blow dries and much more when you join the Online Bridal Hair Course for just £9.99 per month.

And there’s no contract so you can be an member for as long or as little as you like.

BLow Dry COurse

blow-dry tutorials you can watch

On this online blow-dry course we’ll be taking you step by step through learning how to blow-dry, whilst you practice working with both longshort hair.

Rather than practice on friends or family for your first blow-dry, it would be a good idea to purchase a practice head before you begin, especially if you haven’t done any blow-drying before.

This way you will be able to practice the techniques and build your confidence first, before start blow-drying for real. Because the quality of the practice head is super important, so we recommend buying a good quality practice head, it will definitely be worth it.

You will need to buy a good quality 100% human hair practice head with high hair density, so you can get a good result every time. Avoid cheap or ‘bargain’ practice heads at all costs, as you definitely get what you pay for when it comes to practice heads.

We’ve done our research so you don’t need to as a result we have fabulous practice heads available in our bridal hairstyle shop. And because we have 10% OFF an free postage so there’s never been a better time to get started.

You can also get amazing practice heads here. Although this company isn’t based in the UK they do ship internationally, so it’s definitely worth taking a look.

blow-dry long hair

Brush-in blow-dry

Volume blow-dry

Victoria secrets blow-dry

Curly to straight blow-dry

Curly blow-dry

blow-dry short hair

Smooth sleek low-dry

Choppy Bob blow-dry

Smooth sleek blow-dry

Pixie hair cut blow dry for very short hair

Plus lots of quick tip tutorials

BLOW-DRY TOOLS & TECHNIQUES
LEARN HOW TO BLOW DRY

Know your blow-dry brushes & blow dry products

We’ll show you which brushes and products produce great results, so you can achieve the blow-dry result you want every time.

With correct sectioning and by mastering the ribboning technique you’ll be able to create smooth and sleek or voluminous curls with your blow-dry.

All the blow-dry techniques are versatile. As a result, once you have mastered them you’ll be able to create a wide range of beautiful results.

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GET READY FOR SOME SERIOUS BLOW DRYING

All the blow-dry tutorials are included in our Online Hair-up & Bridal Hairstyle Course.

Join us online and master perfect blow-dry techniques for a flawless finish.

Build your confidence and master a variety of blow-dry techniques as you learn how to work with different hair lengths.

Learn how to achieve a big, bouncy blow dry, a curly blow dry. Then master the smooth, sleek blow-dry and find out which products and brushes you need for a great blow-dry result every time.

Your clients want to look good so join our online blow-dry course and we’ll help you make the most of the growing demand for a beautiful blow-dry.

We are in the final stages of getting our fabulous ONLINE BLOW-DRY COURSE accredited by Habia, so please watch this space.

In the mean time you can learn all these blow dries and much more when you join the Online Bridal Hair Course for just £9.99 per month. And there’s no contract so you can be as member for as long or as little as you like.

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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Everyone loves a fabulous blow-dry!

Join our online bridal hair style course &

find out how to give your clients the finished result they want,

every time.

Hairstyle tutorials for long, thick, heavy hair

HAIRSTYLES FOR LONG, THICK, HEAVY HAIR

We have a wide selection of bridal hairstyle tutorials showing you exactly how to work with long, thick, heavy hair.

The key to creating hair-up styles for thick heavy hair – whatever the length – is creating the right foundations.

There are dozens of hairstyle tutorials for you to watch on the online bridal hair course, including tutorials long and short hair. so you can start learning straight away.

Braids never seem to go out of fashion – they just evolve. So much so, that they are an essential part of your bridal hair style arsenal.

Braids can be created on almost any hair length, but they always look particularly stunning on long, thick, heavy hair.

Learn how to create beautiful braided hair styles with our step by step online tutorials.

Plus get 50% OFF Online Bridal Hair Course with discount code HOMESTUDY today!

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THE FOUNDATIONS FOR LONG HAIR

For once, the foundation of the hairstyle is actually just as important as the hair prep.

Whether you use ponytails, padding or bobby pin, when you are creating up-do hairstyles for long, thick, heavy hair you have to know what you are doing.

That’s where we come in.

Get 1-2-1 help and advice from Pam, build your confidence and get ready to start working as a bridal hairstylist.

Practice makes perfect.

We recommend buying a good quality long hair practice head – with 100% human hair. So you can get lots of practice in at home.

As luck would have it we have a wide range of fabulous practice heads available in our Bridal Hair Shop.

With FREE postage and 10% OFF every thing in the shop – why wait?!

HAIR PREP FOR LONG, THICK, HEAVY HAIR

What ever the hair type, straight, wavy or curly, we’ve got tutorials explaining exactly what to so with long, thick, heavy hair.

Blow-drying long thick heavy hair can take quite a bit of time. But the results are always worth it.

Watch the Victoria Secrets blow-dry tutorial and pick up invaluable pro tips on hair products, kit and how to get the right tension when working with long, thick, heavy hair.

Long hair is definitely versatile.

Find out how to create classic Hollywood waves, beautiful beachy waves and beautiful, soft curls.

Before joining Pam on the long hair tutorials, where you’ll be able to practice your bridal hairstyles for long, thick, heavy hair.

long thick heavy hair style tutorial by Pam Wrigley

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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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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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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Online Bridal Hair Course: 5 Invaluable Benefits of Training from Home with Create Beautiful Hair

If you’re considering signing up to our online course but you’ve been umming and ahhing about whether it’s right for you, read on for all the ways in which the Create Beautiful Hair Online Bridal Hair Course stands out from the crowd and the incredible benefits of being one of our much-loved virtual students…

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Beat The Price Increase!

Friday 13th April

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A classroom environment is great for learning and naturally, we always love to meet our students face to face but because we feel so passionately about taking the time to get to know everyone who trains with Create Beautiful Hair and providing the individual care and attention required to produce really exceptional bridal hairstylists, we have implemented many ways for our Online Bridal Hair Course to be just as effective, just as personal and just as confidence-boosting as our 2 day and 4 day courses.

We know that there are many would-be bridal hairstylists out there with amazing potential who aren’t able to make it to LondonManchester or Birmingham to train with us. Whether you’re already working and wanting to take the life-changing steps towards becoming a professional bridal hairstylist, you’re a busy mum with sporadic pockets of time to spare or you’re in another country – whatever the reason you can’t make it along to one of our face to face courses, you need not worry.

 

You really can gain all the skills and accreditation you need to become the bridal hairstylist you’ve always dreamed of being from the comfort of your own home, whatever your experience level. And guess what? You’ll feel just as much a part of the team as everyone else.

Learn Everything You Need

 

With over 60 full-length HD tutorials covering essential hair prep, bridal hair styles, blow-drying and braiding; 100s of quick tips and all the expert bits and pieces you need to really wow your clients, you won’t be left short by choosing to take our Online Bridal Hair Course.

In fact, there is so much available for you to learn from that most of our face to face students choose to sign up online too, to continue practicing and progressing at home.

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Take Your Time

Although we have designed a structured course for you to take, there is no set time limit for you to complete it in. You have the entire length of your membership to do the work provided and even then, if you haven’t quite had the time to get it done, you can always extend your membership at the end.

This means that you are able to work to your own schedule and at your own pace. Got an hour in the evening? Try out a new skill. Found yourself with a day free? Go at it all day! The time you spend training and how you choose to do it is entirely up to you. Our tutorials are there for you to view anytime, day or night.

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Join Our Online Classroom

Sometimes it’s nice to work with others and it’s always a pleasure to meet our online students, so Pam holds regular live webinars for online students to participate in, which also gives you the chance to ask questions there and then as you’re learning.

Better yet, Pam welcomes images of styles you’d love to learn, so you can send those through and find out how to create them with Pam, just as you would if you were right there with her!

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Make it Personal

Along with the chance to send in your favourite styles to learn with Pam via a live webinar, you can also contact Pam with your questions and preferred styles at any time using the ‘Ask Pam’ tab. This means that as well as having access to all the videos, you’ll also have the opportunity to really make the course you learn and focus on all the things you feel you need to focus on.

Pam regularly gets back to her online student’s questions with step by step guidance and her advice is always completely personal and 1-2-1 to suit your needs.

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Keep Pam in Your Pocket

Our Online Bridal Hair Course is a fantastic tool to have access to when you start working with clients too.

As the site is fully responsive, you can view the tutorials on your phone and i-pad wherever you are, so if you get stuck on a particularly tricky bit of styling whilst with a client, you’ll have Pam in your pocket to help!

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Five Simple Steps to The Best Blow Dry Ever

Achieving that dream blow dry is something that all bridal hairstylists absolutely must know how to do. It might not be something you do a lot, but when you get a client that simply wants their hair blow dried to perfection for their big day, you’d better know how to do and it do it well.

There are different levels of greatness to a blow dry: some hairstylists feel it’s enough to end up with the hair dry and not a total mess; others like to use a particular hairdryer as their tool of choice to create a sleek style but hairstylists who train with create beautiful hair know that blow-drying can be used for so much more.

On our Online Bow dry & hair up course, and our 1 day intensive blow drying course, you’ll learn not only how to blow dry hair to perfection.

You’ll discover amazing pro techniques on how to style your client’s hair big and bouncy, smooth and straight, enviably curly and of course, all with gorgeous volume and movement.

There is no better way to learn than by watching the best in the industry and then going for it with loads of hands-on practice, which is what we offer on our 1 day blow drying course and virtually, on our online blow dry/bridal hair course too. But the next best thing is to get a few great tips that you can then work on at home. In today’s blog, that’s exactly what you’re going to get.

 

Here are five simple steps to the best blow dry ever!

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Avoid Friction

When the hair is still wet and you’re preparing to blow dry, the first thing you’ll need to do is remove around 70% of that moisture. We all know that heat-styling is not brilliant for hair health, so reducing the time that you need to keep those locks under hot air is a must is you want your client to have glossy tresses with minimal frizz.

To do this, you should squeeze the hair in a microfibre towel – never rub, as this friction leaves the hair dry and brittle. Apply a light leave-in conditioner as a moisturiser and detangler and then remove tangles using a tangle teezer.

Prep with Products

Once you have let the hair dry off a bit, it’s time to prep with excellent products! A volumizer spray either just at the roots or throughout the hair for plumper strands all over can really make all the difference to both fine hair that needs a bit of extra filling out and heavy hair that struggles to hold that bounce.

We love the Kerastase Volumifique spray which is milky and lightweight enough to not weigh down the hair, conditioning and a texturizer too which will help to hold the finished style in place for longer.

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Rough Dry

You won’t have the time to allow the hair to air dry to the point where it needs to be, so flip your client’s head upside-down and rough dry, using your fingers to tousle through, until you reach that 70% point.

Always keep moving the heat around the scalp to lift the roots all over and maximise the effectiveness of your chosen products, applied in the previous step.

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Section

Sectioning is a MUST for blow drying hair – you simply can’t achieve any look worth having without it. Follow a basic roller setting pattern for your sections and then begin to blow dry using a mixed boar bristle round brush lifting the section up and away from the face, with the nozzle and air-flow pointing up the hair, from the root to tip.

Once you have dried a section, roll it in on the brush and then clip into a vertical pin-curl on the scalp. Once you’ve made your way around the whole head, your pin-curls will have had at least 5 minutes to cool, so you can go ahead and take those out one by one.

Choose Your Look!

Now that the blow drying is done, you can choose to leave the hair untouched for a neat look and finish with a light hold hairspray, or give the hair a good shake through with your fingers for a more natural, loose style.

Adjust the parting to suit and complete with a spritz of TIGI Full Of It finishing spray (holding the can 10 inches away) for maximum but flexible hold.

Wedding Hairstylist Must-Haves: Tools & Products You NEED in Your Kit!

wedding hairstylist can only do so much without an amazing kit to help create those gorgeous styles, but with so many choices of products and tools out there it can be hard to know where to begin. Messing up on buying those all-important essentials can be a costly and time-consuming error, so aside from your pins, grips, tail comb and padding, we thought that we’d share a few of Pam’s absolute must-have items to set you on the right track.

Wedding Hairstylist Products

TIGI Catwalk Curlesque Curls Rock Amplifier

For curls that rock, look no further than this incredible product – a firm favourite of Pam’s for smooth, frizz-free curls with perfect definition that lasts.

 

Boots Essentials Curl Cream

Price isn’t always everything: This product has been around for ages and for a bargainous £1.99, you really can’t go wrong – so stock up! This curl crème is ideal for smoothing out curls that are a bit more stubborn than your average.

Dust It by Schwarzkopf

Dry shampoo isn’t just for bad hair days, it’s also brilliant for creating beautiful volume at the roots and great texture throughout. If you’re struggling to get a grip to stay put on extra silky hair, a quick dusting of this should sort you out. Although this is an awesome product, it’s not so brilliant on dark hair as it can show up in an ashy tone. Label.M Brunette Resurrection Style Dust is Pam’s go-to alternative for brunettes and raven haired beauties.

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Elnett Professional Hair Spray

Note the ‘professional’ here – you are a wedding hairstylist after all! This is not your standard Elnett hairspray that you can pick up from chemists and supermarkets. Unlike the highstreet product, which has a tendency to be a bit too wet and crispy for flawless styling, this pro version is available at most beauty wholesalers. Go for regular for a natural looking hold.

Wedding Hairstylist Tools

Babyliss Pro Heated Rollers (x2!)

Pam always uses Babyliss Pro heated rollers on the Create Beautiful Hair Bridal Hair Courses to create the dream foundation for any style. They’re easy to use, quick to heat up and cool down and they will give every style the perfect volume and root lift from the get-go.

Buy two kits and always bring both with you – this way you’ll never not have enough rollers and you can be heating more up as you work. If you need extra, individual rollers, you can buy those too.

Diva Wands

Creating all sorts of different curls and waves is a cinch with your trusty tongs and wands, but which size should you get? Pam always recommends that her students invest in 19mm & 25mm tongs and 25mm-13mm wand. Diva wands are an excellent brand and as an added bonus, they all come with heat proof gloves which is an invaluable bit of kit for a wedding hairstylist.

GHDs or Coroliss Straightening Iron

Quick and easy ringlets for flower girls or the tool of choice for smooth and sleek styles, there’s a reason that GHDs are so popular – they really are fantastic! Coroliss is another, lesser known brand that makes superb straighteners and these are actually Pam’s number one choice and what she uses on her own brides.

 

Boar Bristle & Nylon Hair Brush

A regular, plastic brush won’t cut it if you want to keep your styles perfect and free from flyaways. Whether you go for a classic Mason Pearson or a budget (but almost as good!) version by Sonia Kashuk or Denman, make sure that it’s aa boar bristle and nylon mix, for the smoothing and detangling action in one.

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Fishing Tackle Box

Not strictly a tool but definitely something worth a mention – where are you supposed to keep all of your black, brown and blonde pins and grips? In a fishing tackle box of course!

This is one of Pam’s top tips of the trade and how she keeps all of her bits and bobs really organised – a must when you’re keeping to a strict wedding timetable.

Pam Wrigley’s Tips on How to Stay Busy During the Off-Season

It’s part and parcel with being a bridal hair and makeup artist that there will be, more often than not, an off-season at some point during the year. For most of us, and many other businesses out there, this is during that lull after Christmas and New Year when suddenly all of the excitement of Party Season calms down and there’s not an awful lot going on.

For newbies in the business, this can be catastrophic. Having just got off the ground as a bridal hair and makeup artist only to be plunged back into the land of no-work is not something that anyone wants and understandably, this is one of the biggest fears we hear about when our lovely students are thinking of taking the leap and going pro.

Over time, as you become more established within the industry, you’ll find that off season isn’t so terrible (there are weddings and many other events on all year round, after all!) but for those of you a little afraid of what off-season might bring (or rather, might not bring) we’re got some expert tips for you from the Create Beautiful Hair founder, award-winning bridal hair and makeup artist Pam Wrigley…

How to stay busy during Off-Season:

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Manage Your Diary

It might be a little late for this one now, but for 2018 make it a New Years Resolution to plan ahead and manage your diary with the Off-Season in mind.

Although you might not have many brides getting married in the early months of the year, springtime is very popular for weddings so book in loads of trial days for the time you know things are going to be quiet.

By doing this, you’ll not only keep a semi-steady flow of income and stay limber with those hair and makeup skills, but you’ll also be less likely to have a trial day clash with a day that you could be earning bigger bucks for on an actual wedding day or other job which are more likely to come about in summer.

Don’t be shy about suggested dates for the trial to your clients – they need to have it at some time, so why not when it benefits you?

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Shop the Sales

Now here’s something we can ALL enjoy! Make the most of the amazing deals you see popping up post-Christmas and stock up on all the supplies you know you’re going to need for the rest of the year.

Yes, this can be expensive but it’s worth it in the long run if you can make a saving – and usually you can make a BIG saving!

Start coming up with a list now of all the bits and pieces you could do with so you’re ready to pounce as soon as the sales start.

Check Out Our Christmas Wish-List…

Take a Course

As a bridal hair and makeup artist, you’re only ever as good as the amount of time and effort you put into honing your skill, so use the quiet time of year to get your techniques up to scratch and learn all of the hottest new looks for the year ahead.

With all of the CBH courses now Habia endorsed, joining us on any of our 1 day, 2 day, 4 day or online courses will gain you invaluable CPD points, making you all the more qualified and desirable to higher end clients and amazing jobs.

Find out more about how earning Continuing Professional Development points can benefit you here.

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Stay in Touch

Don’t allow a lull in work to equal a lull in communication with other suppliers and professionals in the industry. Having great contacts really can make an enormous difference to a burgeoning career, so make an effort to keep in touch with any photographers, wedding venues, other hair and makeup artists, event planners and whoever else you meet on your travels.

If you’re worried about pestering, get in touch with something they’ll want to hear about! A blog can be a great tool, not only for boosting your online presence and reaching your relevant target audience, but also for talking about and linking to other suppliers in the industry and having them do the same in return.

Want a blog but don’t have time to write it? Get help from an SEO blogger who’s an expert in the wedding industry!

Mastered Bridal Hair? Time to Get paid! Our Top Tips on Going Pro…

So you’ve completed one of our Bridal Hair Courses – now what?

 

With all of our courses being Habia endorsed and AQA accredited, once you’ve trained with us you’re officially a pro Bridal Hair Stylist and you’re ready to start working with clients or to kick-start your existing hair stylist career to a whole new level!

 

It’s all very well and good having all the right skills and feeling confident enough to take on the wedding hair and makeup industry but how do you turn your new-found talent into loads of clients and a full-time job?

 

You’ll have been over some fantastic business tips with Pam already at the end of your course, but there’s always more to learn!

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Not quite ready to go pro?

Join us on one of our 2 or 4 day Bridal Hair Courses or sign up online for all the skills and qualifications you need!

Here are our top tips on how to start getting paid…

Pro Photo-shoots

It all starts with a professional portfolio…

There’s a lot of competition out there in the Bridal Hair industry, so you’ve got to stand out from the crowd! The best way to do this is to make sure that you have really amazing photos of your work online, available for everyone to see.

 

Join us on our 4 Day Bridal Hair Course for a professional portfolio photoshoot on the final day!

 

Arranging regular pro photoshoots is a must for all bridal hair stylists and they don’t have to cost a penny! Offer your services on a TFP (time for print) basis and team up with excellent photographers, stunning models and even wedding suppliers for dresses and accessories to make your photos even better.

Everyone needs beautiful images of what they have to offer, so you can put together incredible Bridal Hair shoots that benefit everyone involved. Model Mayhem can be a brilliant resource for scouting talent and willing participants.

Top Tip: Don’t wing it on photoshoot! Always do a plan beforehand where you think about the model’s hair and pick your styles carefully to showcase your work in the best way possible.

Create a Web Presence

It’s 2017 – if you don’t have a web presence, you don’t have a business!

Now you’ve got those images sorted, you need somewhere to put them! Almost all of your prospective clients are going to be looking for the services you offer online. Even if the quality of your work gets out through word of mouth, they’re going to want to look at your portfolio, so when you’re thinking about how to kick-start your hairstylist career getting your work and contact details online should be your number 1 priority.

Having a really gorgeous website with galleries full of fantastic images, a bit about you, prices and how to contact you is an easy way to make yourself look professional from the get go and over time, if used right, can get you noticed on search engines too.

Many people expect that having a website that looks great to be out of their budget but that’s not so…

Need a Website?

We’ve teamed up with Ruby at www.seotrotblogs.com to offer you a special CBH discount on all of her services, including beautiful websites and SEO blogs, starting at just £200!

Social Media

The more presence you have the better, so it’s also a good idea to set yourself up business pages on social media, particularly Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest, to show off your great work.

Top Tip:

Don’t overwhelm yourself! Doing social media right can be very time consuming, so master one or two channels first rather than trying them all at once.

Make sure that the pages you set up are business pages, not personal pages and design them to really look like business accounts too, with sleek banner designs and clear, well lit images. You want the photos you upload to look so fab that people love them enough to share with their friends! If you’re taking photos with your phone, always edit them first. Snapseed is an amazing, free app that can transform images easily.

Having lots of 5 star reviews on your business facebook page is very important, as the more you have the easier it will be for people to find you! Ask everyone that you work with to give you a nice review. You could even do hair for some friends and family and ask them to give you a 5 start review too to give you a bump!

Make Contacts

The more contacts in the industry the better!

Master your social media channels; be pro-active in sending out emails & press releases to introduce yourself and collaborate with others; attend wedding fairs to meet potential clients and suppliers.

Having a blog is a great way to get attention on other wedding service websites as you can link and image swap on your blog with others in the industry and ask them to return the favour. As an added bonus, blogs are also an excellent way to keep your website content relevant and refreshed which is a must for website SEO.

Advertising

Once you’re all set up online, you might start thinking about advertising to gain more interest and followers.

Google advertising and boosting Facebook posts can be really effective if done right. If you’re based in a big city, you may find that your boosts don’t get you very far as you’re up against a lot of big players, but you will have more luck if you’re in a smaller area. Always boost your post in the area you’re based in otherwise you’ll be reaching the wrong audience!

Work Breeds Work

The more you work the more you’ll get!

It’s so important to always be working, whether that’s on TFP shoots or real jobs. This isn’t only a great way to keep your styles and skills fresh, but it will also give you the chance to snap away on your phone and upload your busy working life onto your social media channels to show how in demand you are, as well as getting more great images for your portfolio.

Once you’ve got all the images you need, don’t under-charge or work for free anymore! If you’re wondering how much you should charge, just take a look at competitive pricing in your area.

Top Tip:

If you’re working with a bride, make sure to ask permission from the photographer and the bride herself before you use their images.

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