Apryl- A Natural Hair Bride


Apryl writes;

I wanted to share my bridal hair experience with you and all of your devoted readers in hopes that this may help some brides to be. First let me say, I was natural for nearly five years when I got married in March 2010, but still found it somewhat difficult to find that "perfect" style. I love my natural hair but it proved to be immensely challenging to find a hair style that would both compliment my wedding gown and display the natural glory of my hair. Mainly due to the fact that I found only limited material available to draw inspiration from.

My other challenge was with the people in my life that would ask, ever so politely "what are you going to do with your hair, dear?" As if my natural hair needed some sort of polishing or couldn't possibly hold up to the formal occasion. However those those who were closest to me, pretty much knew that whatever style I chose, my hair would be worn in all it's natural glory! The difficulty was with pairing a natural style with my wedding gown and other accessories. I was very thankful to have a stylist that I trusted help me design a style that would work great for me on my very special day. And with out a second thought, she traveled with me from Texas to Florida for my destination wedding! I am sharing my story with you and your readers in hopes that other brides to be out there will know without a doubt that it is possible to wear their hair natural on their wedding day and be the beautiful bride that they have always dreamed they would be.

Thanks for all the hard work you put into your blog and for creating a forum for natural girls to meet and share information and ideas regarding the topic of natural and curly hair. Keep up the good work and God bless you and your family.




22 Weigh in!:
LaNeshe said...

She looks lovely! When I got married I opted for micro-braids, mostly because I wanted honey-moon ready no fuss hair. I also wasn't as skilled in styling and managing my natural hair then as much as I am now.

Tc said...

You look beautiful! And that dress wow, simply gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

ok i havent read it yet...but let me say that first pic is slammin!!!

rosalynwomack.com said...

She looks absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful couple. Very inspirational.

Anonymous said...

You look amazing!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning!!!

Kierra said...

lovely and gorgeous!!! i love natural brides! thanks for sharing this. and very very pretty dress too!!!

socialitedreams said...

LOVE the dress and makeup....soooooo pretty, looks very romantic :D great hair, totally fits with everything. you are a stunning bride! have a happy marriage

Vonnie
http://www.socialitedreams.com/

Anonymous said...

Beautiful, beautiful wedding day hair (and the dress and you too!!). Your hair could not have been more perfect -- it's glowing just like you and your hubby. Congratulations!!!!

Breanna said...

Dayum Apryl you look "Gorgeous" in all of those pictures. My favorite of the bunch is picture #2, and your skin is smooth and clear. Makes me want to drink up on my water intake for clearer skin :). Your hair looks so pretty in the style that you choose all the way down to the flowers, and makeup. Congratulations to you and the hubby on getting married, and thanks for showing off your wonderful wedding photos.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous bride!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous. Thx for sharing your photos.

Anonymous said...

Here's some pretty wedding hairstyles for those that are getting married with natural hair, that I saw online while viewing youtube Khamit Kinks Natural Bride 2010.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBzxc1u6HT8&feature=player_detailpage

Annie L. said...

You better watermark that first pic girl because I'm stealing it, Lol! Your hair was all kinds of gorgeousness. Loved that dress and the accessories. Wishing you and your hubby 100 years!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful.....simply beautiful

Rachel said...

She looks beautiful! :)

Takeysha said...

I really LOVE this style....Please please please tell us what your stylist did to achieve this...Im getting married next June and have no clue how i want to wear my hair...I been thinkin i want to rock my curlies but i dont wanna have to be bothered with hair for the honeymoon....any help would be greatly apprecaited!!!!

Doc said...

GORGEGOUS
JUST GORGEOUS!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely breathtaking from head to toe! Thank you for sharing. Congratulations.

Shida said...

Gorgeous bride, Gorgeous hair!

Carla said...

What a beautiful bride!

Anonymous said...

So beautifull!

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