Get the Look: Two Brides by Carolyn Walter

Carolyn Walter, owner of Carolyn’s Salon in Aquebogue, NY captioned a recent photo, “Times are changing. Our first gay wedding. 2 brides marrying each other in September in Southampton. #gaymarriages #southhamptonbrides #carolynssalon,” referencing a trial for a wedding in September. To create two uniquely beautiful looks, Walter and her team used KMS California products to find the best styles to complement the personalities of each bride.

Get the Look

The brunette was done by Walter:
1. Shampoo and condition with KMS California FREE SHAPE.

2. Blow dry with KMS California FREE SHAPE Hot Flex Crème.

3. Spray with KMS California FREE SHAPE 2+1 and curl with an iron.

4. Separate sides from the back from behind the ear forward and gather the remaining hair into a pony and secure with an elastic band.

5. Randomly twist and pin curls around the base of the ponytail.

6. French braid the sides and tuck into the curls.

The blonde was done by Kayla Giordano, stylist at Carolyn’s Salon:
1. Shampoo and condition with KMS California CURL UP and air-dry with KMS California CURL UP Control Crème.

2. Leave out the front and sides, tie up the back, pin up the hair around the hair tie, directing the hair to fall mostly to one side.

3. Pin the sides and front softly but securely away from the face - the key is to work with the curl and let the hair naturally fall with a little direction from bobby pins.

When creating the hair for two women at a wedding, should the looks relate/compliment each other or be totally separate and stand on their own? “I think that is a personal preference, I feel it would work either way,” says Walter.

“If you haven’t started pinning boards on Pinterest yet, starting with a bridal board is an easy place to start. You can have images of your work, as well as images by others that you feel confident creating,” adds Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California.

[Image courtesy of Glow Communications]

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