Newlywed Maeling Murphy of the blog Natural Chica shares exclusive details on how she achieved the perfect updo for her walk down the aisle.
Maeling Murphy, the blogger behind Natural Chica, created this stunning natural hairstyle for her wedding day. "I felt like a queen! I had never experimented with a style like that before and I loved that it really fit with my whole theme that day," says Murphy.
"When trying to find and decide on a natural hair stylist, one of the first questions I would ask is if they do consultations," advises Murphy, pictured here with her stylist, Tamika Fletcher. "Don't be afraid to ask them to see photos of their current work and even what types of products they use in their salon. We connected several months before my wedding and I was thrilled when she agreed to come out to Atlanta to style my hair for my wedding."
"My advice to bride-to-be's out there that are trying to decide on a style, is to do a couple of trial runs with hair styling to make sure you're really comfortable with the style," advises Murphy. Her gorgeous updo was a perfect match with her off-the-shoulder gown and fit beautifully into her overall wedding theme.