If you’re looking for help on wearing that so hard to do naturally wavy hair style that looks like it should be easy, we’ve got you covered. Here we will go over how to achieve this spring hair trend that gives you a hair style without having to worry about the rain or humidity that spring tends to bring.

Real talk time, ladies.  Spring is in the air, and frizz is in the hair. 

Sure, most of us love the smell of flowers, trees, and grass; everything lightens and brightens up!  Sadly, along with nature’s beauty comes April Showers!  Ugh, and ain’t nobody got time for that! Especially for girls who deal with curls and frizz!  We spend what feels like forever smoothing out our hair – which, let’s face it, never really gets smooth – only to walk outside and *POOF.* We get to wherever we need to go, do a hair and lipstick check, only to find Mufasa staring back at us!  The struggle is real, y’all. Well, my beautiful curly-haired gals and pals, let me share a little secret with you: STOP SMOOTHING YOUR HAIR!

Dare I wear my hair curly, we ask ourselves? 

That’s a double-dog-dare! Not only will you save time and the hassle of sore arms from round brushing, you will also learn to embrace that beautiful bouncy, curly mane.  I’m here to share my step-by-step styling secrets when it comes to beautiful, natural curly hair.  

It all begins with the suds.  Make sure to use an anti-frizz, hydrating, or curl- enhancing shampoo and conditioner.  My personal favorite is the Arrojo American WAVE ReHab Shampoo and Submerge Conditioner. These products are filled with Lemon Bark, which vitalizes Vitamin E and provides perfect moisture balance and Sweet Almond Oil to make hair shiny and luscious. 


“Time to make waves and curls cascade with confidence 

-Rosa Marrufo, Dallas Hair Stylist

My super curly-haired peeps out there, you should get a wide tooth comb and keep it in your shower to comb out your hair.  I don’t have super curly hair, but I still definitely do this.  It’s not totally necessary but it helps!  How, you ask? You wrap untangled, coiled curls into a towel which helps set the curl in, avoiding stretching out the curl.   You should not keep your hair wrapped in a towel for more than 3-5 minutes, because hair starts to dry quickly, and the frizz will begin to reveal its ugly face.  

Once you unwrap your hair, tilt your head to each side, shaking it in between your fingers, lifting your hair off your scalp. This also helps avoid hair falling flat and sticking to the scalp.  Next, grab pieces of hair from around your face and randomly throughout your hair, wrap them around your finger (working with your natural curl), and let them go.  Once you have created these finger curls throughout your hair, SCRUNCH like your life/hair depends on it.

That’s it! LOL, J/K!  Our hair should still be pretty wet right now, not dripping wet, but more wet than dry.  Here is where we are going to apply our products and use our tools.  Start with products – again my personal favorite these days is the American WAVE line, their Structure Styling Cream cocktailed with Elixir Defrizzing Gel and for that instant oomph you want at the end, you will need to get your hands on Glint Texture & Shine Spray.  For your tools you will need a blow dryer, a diffuser (yes you need it) and a 1” curling iron.  

Boom – we have them all?  Perfect, take your Structure and Elixir and mix them together (I would start off with a nickel size amount of each and mix up more if needed.  You want to avoid putting all your product in one spot, so work with a little product at a time, one a section at a time.  I like to tilt my head from side to side, then back, then flip my head over and scrunch away!

BREAK TIME

Literally.  Step away from your hair, do your makeup, get your outfit ready, shoot, get your kids ready.  Allow your hair to air dry for about 10 minutes (if you have the time), come back, grab your dryer and diffuse your hair in the same manner that you scrunched in your product.  Now I’m just going to keep it real, your hair may not be 100% dry, nor do you really want it to be.  Dryness takes out moisture which then causes static and frizz, so don’t over dry it.  

Once you’ve dried it about 85-90%, flip your hair back over and scrunch away to allow the bounciness to come through.  Set your part in, grab your curling iron and work on hair that needs finessing by wrapping it around the curling iron, using it as a wand.  I recommend working with the natural direction of the curl.  Glint it up to add that last tousled look to a beautiful curly mane. Have yourself a fabulous hair day! 

See – it’s not so hard! It may sound complicated, but the reality is you must set yourself and your curls up for success; otherwise, you will be all frizzed out and have the hair to match.

Are you a soon-to-be Dallas bride seeking hair stylists for your big day? We’ve got you covered.  We have an amazing team of Dallas Wedding Hair Stylists with more than 30+ combined years of bridal hair styling experience.

From gorgeous updo styles, to trending bridal styles, we can create your dream hair for your special day! As always, consultations are complimentary so you can discuss your goals with a stylist, and we can help setup a game plan with one of our Dallas wedding hair stylists

What sets us apart is that our stylists are also very experienced with all types of hair extensions that other stylists may not be familiar with.  We offer a variety of services for Dallas Bridal Hair whether you are looking to come in to the salon for your style, or having a Dallas Bridal Hair Stylist who comes to your wedding location. 

Below is an outline of our Bridal Hair Services so you can see which best fits your needs. 


On-Site Services | We come to you

Our on-site services include one of our Dallas Bridal Hair Stylsits traveling to your location up to 10 miles from the salon.  Should your location be further than 10 miles, no problem; we just may ask for a travel fee not to exceed $50.

What the stylist provides:

Everything you will need to style you and/or your bridal party’s hair.  We bring clips, combs, products, and tools to create the perfect styles. 

What you need to know before:

Please come with clean, dry hair as a shampoo bowl doesn’t usually fit in a stylist’s car 😊 Also, inspiration pics of your desired style are always welcome so you and your stylist are on the same page. 

On Site Services FAQ


VIP Blowout

This on-site service includes a salon quality blowout.

VIP Single Person

This on-site service is for one person and includes a blowout and extended iron work, or upstyle.

VIP Full Day

This on-site service entails 8 hours of a stylist dedicated to your style, and includes touch ups or re-styles throughout the day.

This is great for bridal photos, special events, or times where you know you will need a beauty guru beyond the initial style.

Group <5

This on-site service includes 4 hours of a stylist, who can perform styles for up to five people. Detailed iron work and/or an upstyle is included for each person with this service. We recommend this for a bride and her bridesmaids.

Group <10

This on-site service includes 1 stylist for 8 hours, or 2 stylists for 4 hours who provide styles for 6-10 people. This service includes detailed iron work and/or upstyling for each person.

This service is perfect for the bride and her bridesmaids, or family members.

Group 11+:

This service includes multiple stylists and would require a complimentary consultation so a game plan can be created.


In-Salon Services | You Come to the Salon

If you aren’t interested in a stylist being on-site, we offer the same services in our Dallas Hair Salon for Brides.  Below is an outline of these services so you can better understand our In Salon Bridal Hair Styling Services. 

What you need to know before:

We highly recommend consultations and trial runs before such important events.  It’s always best to come in for a complimentary consultation and discuss your options with a stylist. 

If you are not in Dallas, and your event will be here, we can also do this via email where we see pictures of your hair and inspiration pictures so a stylist can game plan before your actual day. 

On Site Services FAQ


Blowout

This in-salon service includes a shampoo, and round brush or flat brush style for one person.

Blowout and Ironwork

This in-salon service includes a shampoo, and blow dry with extended time for flat or curling iron work.

Blowout and Upstyle

This in-salon service includes a shampoo, blow dry and extended time for ironwork and an upstyle.

If you have any further questions on our special event styles or would like to book, feel free to reach out and schedule a consultation where a stylist will go over details and set up a game plan for your special day.


Working behind the chair as a stylist, I often get asked what the current Hair Style trends are in Dallas.  In this post, I am going to list what I am seeing and hearing clients ask for when it comes to 2019 color, cut, and hair extension trends.  

As always, let me know if you have any other ideas! If you are looking for a stylist in Dallas, I would love opportunity to make your hair Bigger or Better at our top rated Dallas Hair Salon. 

 

 

Color Trends

Icy blonde | Cool toned blondes are still in

If your goal is to have an icy blonde with no “yellow,” most people will need more than one process to remove all of the warmth in your hair. There’s two ways to achieve an icy blonde:

  • Low Processing & Slow Results – This is the ideal way to maintain the health of your hair. Set a goal color, and I will help you with a timeline. We can plan slowly lightening your hair in segments so we maintain a healthy blonde.
  • One Visit + Multiple Processes – If you are looking to achieve a major color change in one day, we need enough time for it. To do a major change in one visit, I can book multiple processes back to back for you so we can make it happen. For example, the blonde pictured above needed 3 back to back services, which came with a hefty price tag, but she wanted icy blonde in one day.

Bronde | For the Blondeish Brownish kind of girl

Bronde is personally my favorite color trend. It’s the perfect mix between blonde and brown.

This color is perfect for those who are currently blonde or brunette and are needing a change.

How to achieve: Book a “Balayage Partial” appointment and we can discuss what it would take to get to your future “bronde” color.

Lived In Balayage | The Best of Both Worlds

Lived in balayage isn’t necessarily a certain color, it’s customized to each person to add brightness 1-3 shades within your color and only needs to be touched up every so often.

How to achieve: Book a “Balayage Full” appointment so we have more time to balayage, and/or add a root color to customize a “lived in” look for you.

 

 

Cut & Style Trends

Blunt Bob

Loving this edgy blunt bob. It’s super on trend right now and I’m obsessed

Looking for a major change? We partner with Children With Hair Loss, a hair donation company who donates wigs to kids every year until they turn 18. If you are loving this cut as much as I am, book a hair cut appointment and let’s make a change!

 

How to achieve: To style yours like the picture above, I would suggest a round brush blowout, or a low temp flat iron to smooth your hair without taking the body out.  Style using Alterna Caviar CC Cream and Smoothing Gelee for form and smoothness.

Lob

Pr(lob)ably my favorite trend ever. Anytime someone comes in wanting a Lob, I’m convinced that I need one too. I might be one client away from getting the cut myself! .

How to achieve: It’s easy, book a haircut! Lobs look great straight or wavy, but for waves, I love a big barelled curling iron so it’s not “too curled.” Finish with Alterna Caviar Perfect Texture Spray and your waves look more undone than perfectly polished.

Textured Shoulder Length or Longer

Whether it’s shoulder length or longer, textured layers are in. They give movement and body and help hold your curls.

How to achieve: Let’s be honest, long hair is always in style. Current trends still show lots of movement and texture, so I definitely recommend a natural amount of layers and movement in long cuts. Not having enough movement in your long hair can take it from sexy to blah.

2019 Hair Extensions Trends

Skinny Hand Tied Extensions

Skinny hand tied extensions are perfect for adding thickness and a little bit of length. I wear them myself and they are one of my favorite extensions. They’re super low profile and make it easy when putting my hair up. For someone with normal to thick hair, they are definitely worth a try!

How to achieve: Before it’s time for your next “new hair” appointment, ask us about our Hand Tied Wefts to see if they would work for you! Check out my youtube video on our hand wefts!

Skinny Tape-Ins

Skinny Tape-Ins are best when wanting to fill in trouble areas or wanting a dramatic length/thickness change. They are also super low profile and are our most popular extension service.

How to achieve:

First book a consultation so your stylist can recommend the right service according to your needs. This service can be achieved in as little as 1-2hrs. Check out our video on Skinny Tape Extensions!

Hidden Crown Halo

Hidden Crown Halo Extensions are super on trend and are best suited for one who loves added length and thickness but doesn’t want to commit to wearing extensions full time. They can be thrown in anytime your style needs that extra “oomph.”

 

How to achieve: Schedule a consultation so your stylist can recommend the right hidden crown according to your needs. Once purchased, you can throw in and out to vamp up any style.

 

 

 

A consultation is one of the most important steps to have the best wedding hair in Dallas on your special day.  If you’re wondering why a consultation is necessary, here is a simple look into why I almost always require brides to visit the salon before the day we do her wedding style.

 

Talk about Ideas

 

Part of being a hair styling specialist is knowing when to do exactly what’s asked of me, and helping guide a bride into the best style for her special day.  In a free consultation, I like to talk with a bride about her dress, her overall look that she’s wanting, and we can discuss ideas and looks that best suit the vibe.

 

Plan of action

 

Sometimes it’s best to do a trial style before the actual day, especially if you are indecisive about what you are wanting.  In a trial run, we can do a mock style and make changes or try different looks so you can feel confident about the look on your wedding day.

 

Also, if you are needing on-site hair styling for your special event we can gather all of the necessary information such as address, number of people, etc.

 

Price | Dallas Wedding Hair Consultation

 

30 minute consultations are free!

This is a detailed look into traveling hair styling for Dallas wedding party.  As a bridal hair stylist in Dallas, I offer on-site styling for special events such as a wedding where I travel to your location to do styling.

 

What comes with an On-Site Style?

 

I offer two packages for on-site styling, half day and full day.  With each, I travel to your location and bring products, tools, and everything that is needed for your bridal party’s hair styling.

 

Should you do a consultation?

 

Absolutely.  A consultation is required before booking an on-site style so we can discuss the looks, finalize timing and gather details regarding location.  Consultations are up to 30 minutes, and free of charge.

 

Should you do a pre-wedding mock style?

 

My opinion: yes. The best way to remove stress before the actual wedding day is to do a trial hair style in the salon.  In doing it before the wedding, you can make sure you are pleased with the look and/or make any changes before your big day.

 

Pricing | Wedding Hair Styling in Dallas

 

Half Day (5 Hours)

* Includes up to 5 styles.

* Travel includes up to 20 miles from Zip: 75219

* $50 Additional fee if site is 20+ miles from Zip: 75219

 

Full Day (8 Hours)

* Includes up to 8 styles

* Travel includes up to 20 miles from Zip: 75219

* $50 additional fee if site is 20+ miles from Zip: 75219

If you are looking for on-site wedding hair in Dallas, it is very easy to become overwhelmed with what to do and where to go.  As a bridal hair stylist in Dallas, I offer on-site styling for special events such as a wedding where I travel to your location to do styling.

Here is a simple look into in-salon bridal styling…

 

What comes with an On-Site Bridal Style?

 

I offer two packages for on-site styling, half day and full day.  With each, I travel to your location and bring products, tools, and everything that is needed for everyone’s style.

 

Should you do a consultation?

 

Absolutely.  A consultation is required before booking an on-site style so we can discuss the looks, finalize timing and gather details regarding location.  Consultations are up to 30 minutes, and free of charge.

 

Should you do a pre-wedding mock style?

 

My opinion: yes. The best way to remove stress before the actual wedding day is to do a trial hair style in the salon.  In doing it before the wedding, you can make sure you are pleased with the look and/or make any changes before your big day.

 

Pricing | Wedding Hair Styling in Dallas

 

On-Site Special Event Styling – Half Day (5 Hours)     

  •                 Includes up to 5 styles.
  •                 Travel includes up to 20 miles from Zip: 75219
  •                 $50 Additional fee if site is 20+ miles from Zip: 75219

 

On-Site Special Event Styling – Full Day (Up to 8 Hours)

  •                 Includes up to 8 styles
  •                 Travel includes up to 20 miles from Zip: 75219
  •                 $50 additional fee if site is 20+ miles from Zip: 75219

 

Bridesmaid hair style in Dallas almost always require in-salon special event hair styling.  As a hair stylist in Dallas, I offer in-salon and on-site styling for special events like a wedding or prom.  Here is a simple look into in-salon special event styling:

 

What comes with an In-Salon Special Event Style?

 

Basically, this entails up to 1 hours in the salon so we can give as much attention to your special event style.   Most styles only take 45 minutes, but for special events like a wedding or prom I always set aside extra time.  I prefer to have plenty of time to mind the details and give you the perfect hair style for your special day.

 

Should you do a consultation?

 

Absolutely.  A consultation is always suggested before the actual day of your special event so we can discuss your look, and come up with the best plan of action.  Consultations are up to 30 minutes, and are free of charge.

 

Should you do a trial/mock style?

 

My opinion: yes. The best way to remove stress before the actual day is to do a trial hair style in the salon.  In doing it before the event, you can make sure you are pleased with the look and/or make any changes before your big day.  A trial is not required, and is totally up to you.

 

Price | Special Event Hair Styling

  • In-Salon Special Event Style $75
  • In-Salon Trial/Mock Style $50

 

When considering wedding hair styles in Dallas, it is very easy to become overwhelmed with what to do and where to go. As a bridal hair stylist in Dallas, I offer in-salon and on-site styling for special events like a weddings. Here is a simple look into in-salon bridal styling…

 

What comes with an In-Salon Bridal Style?

 

Basically, this entails up to 1.5 hours of my time in the salon so we can give as much attention to your bridal hair styling.   Most styles only take up to 1 hour, but for bridal hair styling I always set aside extra time so there is plenty of time to mind the details and give you the perfect hair style for your wedding day.   If you would rather me be on-site for your styling, refer to my guide to on-site wedding hair in Dallas.

 

Should you do a consultation?

 

Absolutely.  A consultation is always suggested before the actual day of your wedding so we can discuss your look, and come up with the best plan of action.  Consultations are up to 30 minutes, and are free of charge.

 

Should you do a pre-wedding mock style?

 

My opinion: yes. The best way to remove stress before the actual wedding day is to do a trial hair style in the salon.  In doing it before the wedding, you can make sure you are pleased with the look and/or make any changes before your big day.

 

Pricing | Wedding Hair Styling in Dallas

  • In-Salon Bridal Up-do or Style $100
  • Mock/Trial Style $75

Being a Dallas Hair Extension Salon that gives our clients the best results, and keeps our stylists current means we have to set new standards. The Beauty Box Salon is already known for our gorgeous hair extensions, but we are beginning a new era of raising the bar for Dallas Salons. Recently, we produced an editorial photo shoot with a wedding theme: from the first date, to the proposal, all the way to the wedding. Instead of giving run of the mill recycled look we took it up a notch. While the looks are a bit more daring for a traditional wedding, they are inspired by every-day looks amplified tenfold.

The shoot was produced in its entirety by the amazing crew at The Beauty Box Salon. For this look in particular we worked with Vintage Martini, a fantastic consignment store focusing on looks from the 1800s to the 1950s. Dallas photogropher, Jessica Grammon did an amazing job capturing our model, Jennifer Brown. Rosa Marrufo did the makeup, and the big up do hair style is done by Brad Bykkonen and myself.

As for the hair style itself, to begin we started with adding 16 panels of Easilengths gorgeous hair extensions. We did four French braids that met at the crown of her head in 4 ponytails. As you can see from there we tamed the curled explosion into a beautiful mix of controlled chaos. The end result, as you can see from the professional photo is a sleek transition into huge voluminous curls. This look perfectly represents what a Dallas fashionista would wear the night the man of her dreams popped the question.

Things like this are what keep the inspiration that got me into this industry still fresh and hungry for more. Creating a new standard for hair dressing at the local level is what I strive to with my career. Stay tuned for more photos from this photo shoot, including the other looks, and our next venture into editorial hair dressing. This little salon nestled in the middle of Dallas Uptown and Highland Park has some amazing tricks up our sleeves and we can not wait to share them with the world!

Brandon Stephens

Dallas Wedding Hair is one of  the many things on a bride-to-be’s checklist.  Finding your wedding hair stylist in Dallas should be one of the top priorities. With you being photographed so extensively for the wedding, you really want to remember the day as one where you looked and felt your best. It’s a day to remember, and you certainly don’t want to remember it being a bad hair day!!

 

Dallas Wedding HairOnce you have found your dress, it’s important to get ideas for your hair on the big day. Start by checking out pictures, pinterest, and magazines, finding out a concept of what you’d like.

Do you want a chic, or a beachy/natural up-do? Do you want it half up and half down? Or do you want it all down showcasing your length with deep waves?

Figuring out what you want, in coordination with the dress’ style, and your personality are important first steps.

 

Second, it’s time to visit a hairstylist for a consultation on the style. You should never wait until the big day to have the style done, when there’s little time to change it. Having a consultation can get you and your stylist on the same page about the style. Then, doing a trial run will really give you a good idea of how the look will be in first person. At that point, you can either love it, or make any necessary changes to the concept.

Hair extensions can really transform your look for the wedding by adding length or volume you need. There are many affordable options to transform your hair for the wedding that you may not know of.  Check out my dallas hair extension guide for an in-depth look at hair extension options.