Monthly Archives: June 2015

3 Lessons I Learned as

The wedding went smoothly. My hair and makeup didn’t. Here’s what I learned during my recent foray as mother-of-the-bride…

Lesson #1: If you haven’t used hot rollers or a blow dryer in five years, practice before the wedding day

I’d hoped for thick, glossy hair swept up into a soft, elegant bun. That’s not what I got. I’d forgotten that blow dryers have an Incinerate setting. After five minutes of intense drying, I looked like I’d backcombed my entire head. I was the “before” picture in the conditioner ads. Continue reading