How can I make short hair look special for my wedding?

Robert Verdi

Pink shows that short hair can be red-carpet glamorous.
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Just because you keep your hair short and sassy doesn’t mean you can have many elegant wedding hairstyle options to choose from. There are tons of alternatives for those who want to glamorize their shorter style, as seen on Pink, currently on-again with husband Carey Hart. We asked celebrity hairstylist Rodney Cutler how to get the most out your shorter style. Rodney says:

“For shorter wedding hairstyles, I’ve seen a return to the defined side part, where bangs and the crown are tucked back behind the ears to create a very clean silhouette with a shiny finish. If you go this sleek route, use a shine-enhancing spray like  Redken Vinyl Glam Mega Shine Spray to make it really stand out.

If you like more volume, you can always create that 60’s retro glam feel. Try Cutler Fly-Away Control Stick to control frizz around the hair line, then use a barrel curling iron on the crown and top of the hair. Toss your hair with your fingers so you maintain the texture and lift, then tease the crown area to add height. Add a side part, then sweep your bangs forward, smooth the style down on the sides and over the teased area, and loosely pin the sides back.

There is also a strong trend of accessorizing with headbands, jeweled bobby pins or broaches, which work especially well with shorter hair to give it a glamorous evening feel.”

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About This Wedding Expert: Australian-born Rodney Cutler, owner two Cutler Salons in New York City, is on speed dial to celebrities such as Rachael Ray, Jaime King and Jordin Sparks. He and his 30 editorial stylists consistently work on cover shoots, fashion spreads and behind the scenes at Fashion Week. He has also appeared on television programs such as Make Me A Supermodel, The Today Show, and Rachael Ray.

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