From the monthly archives:

August 2011

1920s Wedding Hat

by Hair Romance on August 31, 2011 · 4 comments

in Hats,Wedding Hair

I found this gorgeous hat while looking for wedding headbands but it didn’t really fit in yesterday’s post. I love it so much though. so I’m posting it on its own today. This wedding hat isn’t going to suit many brides, but if you’re having a 1920s styled wedding and you have short hair I [...]


Looking for an alternative to the traditional veil? These wedding headbands are the perfect hair accessory. Hair tip: When choosing an elaborate headpiece, keep your hair simple. A low chignon is perfect for these headbands or leave your hair loose with some soft waves. BHLDN – Languid Bow Headband BHLDN – Orchard in Summer BHLDN [...]


It’s a bit of a wedding themed week on Hair Romance as I am in Greece to celebrate the wedding of my beautiful friends. Here are my pick of my hairstyles that wouldn’t look out of place coming down the aisle: For the bohemian bride For the classic bride Flowers for a garden wedding Something [...]


Wedding Makeup – Would you DIY?

by Hair Romance on August 28, 2011 · 17 comments

in Makeup Monday,Wedding Hair

Image from cclarebear When Kate Middleton did her own wedding makeup it got me thinking, would you do your own wedding makeup? I had a makeup artist do my wedding makeup (who is also my best friend – I know, lucky!) so I had total faith in him to make me look good on my [...]


Big Hair Friday

by Hair Romance on August 25, 2011 · 3 comments

in Big Hair,Headscarf

I had to finish this headscarf week with this big beachy headscarf! I hope you try at least one of the looks this week. Headscarves are a great way to add colour and pattern to an outfit. You’ll have fun with your hair and this will definitely keep away the hair boredom! What are your [...]


The easiest headscarf headband

by Hair Romance on August 24, 2011 · 6 comments

in Headscarf,My Hair

You will need –  A light headscarf, silk or otherwise. My scarf is approx 75cm square. How to tie your headscarf – Fold diagonally into a triangle. Then keep folding until you have a long strip approx 5cm wide. Place the middle of your scarf Rambo style on your forehead and wrap around your head. [...]


How to tie a headscarf

by Hair Romance on August 23, 2011 · 9 comments

in Hair Style Advice,Headscarf

I have a new blog crush – how gorgeous is Keiko Lynn? She lives in Brooklyn, has her own clothing line, does amazing makeup tutorials and the cutest fashion posts. I love her simple headscarf tutorial. Her website has even more how-to instructions and photos in her headscarf post here. While you’re there check out [...]


Turn your scarf into a turban

by Hair Romance on August 22, 2011 · 7 comments

in Hats,Headscarf

As I was buying another necklace from Galejade’s etsy shop I popped over to her lovely blog and spotted this gorgeous turban tutorial from the French etsy blog. I am not taking my Parlux on holidays with me (shock! I know!) so will be rocking out lots of Twist & Pin styles as well as [...]


Holiday makeup essentials

by Hair Romance on August 21, 2011 · 5 comments

in Makeup Monday

In my efforts to pack small, I am limiting all my beauty products for this trip. (Actually, this is just a ruse so I can buy more while I am overseas as it is so much cheaper and the ranges are better.) I want to relax on holidays and don’t want to carry a full [...]


Big Hair Friday

by Hair Romance on August 18, 2011 · 7 comments

in Big Hair

Brigitte Bardot Today I’m feeling all French-y as I’ll be in Paris next week! Sadly only for a couple of days but it’s been such a long time since I’ve been there I’ll take any time I can get. I almost feel like I’m going home. I did an exchange in France and almost every [...]