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A Whirlwind of Vintage Waves, Bridal Braves, Fabulous Braids, Super Features and Soon To Be Revealed Secrets… Shhhh!

Hello all, I’m so excited to report that things have been crazy busy in Vicki Lord Land… but in a good way!  I’ve had some lovely, talented students at the Vicki Lord Hair Academy on my recent Vintage Wave and Braiding courses, (they are now members of my Beautiful Hair Family of course!) And enquiries are coming thick and fast for the next ‘Vicki Lord Two-Day CPD Bridal Hair Course’.    I can’t put into words how much I enjoy passing on my knowledge and experience to other aspiring hair designers and seeing the buzz they get when they see the results they achieve – that, and styling my beautiful brides… I know that I’m one fortunate lady… can’t think of a better job to have.    It’s made all the more special when the love that goes into your work is recognised by the media, so I was over the moon to see that we got the front cover, a double page spread and a special ‘Editor’s mention’ in this month’s fabulous ‘Your Kent Bride’ magazine.  

I had such a great time on this shoot. It was a back to nature affair about pushing the boundaries and shaking up conventional ideas of how a bride should look.  

Kerry-Ann Duffy, our fantastic photographer, really embraced the theme with the gorgeous Preston Court and beach locations.  Helen Lee did an extraordinary job of the make-up and what can I say about our stunning models Jordan Martin and Meggie Lodge… in this case I think pictures speak louder than words!  

Thank you so much ‘Your Kent Wedding’ and I’m sad to hear that the lovely Editor ‘…..’ is leaving, everyone at Vicki Lord Hair wishes you happiness and in your next role, we know you’ll smash it! And we of course warmly welcome your successor.  I also have to give a big ‘shout out’ to Crystal Fairies in Birchington who supplied the beautiful dresses, Glitzy Secrets for the fantastic […]  and Balmain of course, for the glorious hair extensions. 

And watch this space, I’ve been on an exciting mission this week working with one of the world’s top photographers… Perou!!!!! It’s a bit ‘Hush, hush’ right now… but I think I might explode with anticipation… can’t wait to share with you.  Thanks for reading, catch up soon xxfullsizeoutput_2b57 fullsizeoutput_2b5d fullsizeoutput_2b63

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Cocobella announces worldwide best bridal hairstylists!

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Vintage Waves Bridal Hair Stunning

Instagram Wedding Hair Super Stylists 2018

Check out this  wonderful blog by Cocobella bride.  I’m  privileged to be voted one of the best bridal hair stylist internationally.  I would just like to say a big thank you for this wonderful accolade to the lovely team at Cocobella.

For more information on booking your bridal hair with myself or my marvellous V team members please go to my website http://Www.vickilordhair.com

 

Anna Williamson BAFTA Kids 2012 | Celebrity Hairstylist

Anna Williamson’s Sixties Ponytail

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Emily Rose did Anna’s make-up

I have worked with the lovely Anna Williamson on a number of occasions, and this hair do for her presenter gig looked great… but I had such a small amount of time to achieve it, and it really is amazing how a simple ponytail with a sixty edge can have red carpet appeal. The side parting and folds add to the glamour, and bringing the ponytail around to one side ensures that the camera gets a glimpse of the hairdo, which sets off Anna’s pretty face and the yellow retro mini dress, I created added thickness with a Balmain hairpiece. This is a nice hairdo for an event or perfect for bridesmaids.

You can see the look one minute into Anna Williamson’s presenting showreel on her YouTube channel:

Finger Wave on Short Bridal Hair

Finger Wave for Cropped Hair

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I remember a stunning vintage Hertfordshire wedding I worked at, the bridesmaid is photographed… she was really concerned that there was nothing I could do with her very short crop hair… In fact many clients are, especially for weddings, because brides and members of the bridal party tend to want to look elegant and pretty… BUT You can still look elegant and pretty with short hair… besides I’m The Hairy Godmother, and I love a challenge…

With this bride I created a very simple, but super effective finger wave. It suited the vintage vibe of her wedding, and as you can see it looks stunning!

It is created by using what I call ‘proper’ gel – old school tub of thick gloopy stuff purchased from the local chemist – I’m sure it is also sold elsewhere too ;o)… if you use this, the style looks shiny and stays perfected in place, it also looks authentic. Pair the 1920’s style hairstyle with a glitzy accessory – try Glitzy Secrets, and the look will be complete.

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Repost: A bridal #hairstyle for every season

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Check out the gorgeous online article featuring my how-to/tutorials on these lovely hairstyles. I had so much fun on this shoot date, with fab creatives: I used lots of Batiste dry shampoo to achieve these looks, and before styling I attached Balmain hair extensions… to add length and volume and to give more hair to work my magic with.

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Photographer: Darren Brade
Makeup: Nicola Peen
Accessory: Gillian Million

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