Top Fall Wedding Hair Trends | Charleston, SC

With crisp air in the forecast and a drop in the perpetual summer humidity, fall is the ideal time for many brides to plan their weddings. Cooler weather means fewer worries about makeup-melting sweat and frizzing hair, and the fall hairstyle trends are deliciously varied and versatile. Whether you’re going casual or sleek and stylish, there’s a beautiful fall do for your locks.

Looking Up

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Updos are generally considered more sleek and sophisticated, but they don’t have to be formal. A slightly messy updo can be both attractive and casual. From a classic black ribbon to a piece of tulle replacing a traditional veil, the possibilities with updos are nearly endless. Consider a plaited bun to add texture to an otherwise plain do. Another option is to add a sparkling or eye-catching accessory. Fall offers opportunities to bring natural touches into your look, with leaves, flowers, or berry studded headbands, wraps, and clips that accentuate your style.

Trailing Tresses

The opposite of the updo is, of course, leaving your hair to fall naturally around your shoulders. Whether your hair is naturally curly or smoothly straight, the face-framing style gives an impression of youth and elegance. Clips and bands can be used to keep your hair from obscuring your face while letting it flow freely over your neck and shoulders. Another option is to weave in ribbons, flowers, or other accessories for an accent that brings together your look.

Half and Half

Not sure whether you want the sleek style of an updo or the casual grace of leaving your hair down? Why not both? Consider plaiting the sides of your hair and having the braids meet in the middle over the main part of your style, or wearing a ponytail or braid at the crown that flows down into the cascading locks below. Our stylists will work with you to help you choose your most stunning look for your Fall wedding. Come in for an appointment today.

Hair Extension Services | Charleston, SC

Whether you’re naturally blessed with a thick, full head of hair, but prefer to wear it shorter most of the time or have thinner hair, extensions can be a great way to add length and volume and achieve the bridal hairstyle of your dreams. While we can’t instantly transform you into Chrissy Teigen, hair extensions can give you the illusion of longer, more luxurious locks and provide you the look you’re dreaming of for your big day. There are a few things you need to know about hair extensions.

Options

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There are three basic options for hair extensions- clip ons are most common for a wedding hairstyle. They’re simple to use, easy to remove, and easy on your natural hair. Next are “taped” extensions. More durable than clip-ons, taped extensions have the advantage of being more permanent. They’re not suitable, however, for a very active lifestyle, and won’t stand up well to heat or swimming. The longest-lasting option is keratin extensions. Rather than being held in with clips or glue, keratin extensions are fused to the natural hair with a special bonding agent.

Color Matching

It may be tempting to save money by purchasing extensions from a store, but if you want the most natural look, professional service is required. It’s necessary to match the extensions as closely to your natural hair color as possible. This is where your stylist comes in. The colors must be blended to match the highlights and natural variations in your natural hair.

Natural vs Synthetic

While some extensions are made of synthetic materials, the best extensions are created from natural human hair. Natural hair is best, because it’s easily styled, and looks more natural than synthetic materials. Synthetic hair tangles more easily and often has a very-shiny patina that ruins the natural look of the extensions.

Ready to create the bridal hairstyle you’ve always wanted? Call today for your consultation with one of our Lashes and Lace experts.

Hair Coloring Salon Services | Charleston, SC

Before your big day, you’ll want to prep and make sure you look your absolute best. You’ve chosen your bridal hair style, made your waxing appointment, and settled on your makeup style. Now it’s time to get those lovely tresses colored. Make your appointment early and consult with your stylist, to help ensure you’re happy with the style and color you wear on your big day!

Prepare

When you come to your initial consultation, be sure to bring plenty of samples showing what you have in mind. It’s best to bring at least 3-5 photos of what you want, to give the stylist a firm idea of your goal. If you’re not certain of what you want, your stylist can help. She’s trained in matching your shade to your skin tone and style.

Come Clean

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You may be a bit embarrassed to admit that you’ve tried a box of hair color from the drugstore. Don’t be. It’s absolutely essential that your stylist knows your hair’s history. Different treatments affect your hair, and she’ll need to know what’s been done so that she doesn’t try layering chemicals on old treatments, and causing damage.

Plan to Spend Time

Hair color can take a surprisingly long time to apply. Depending upon the shade and the degree of change, expect your appointment to last from several hours to a full day. Remember that a quality job can’t be rushed, and talk to your stylist in advance about how long your color will take.

Realistic Expectations

If your natural color is a luscious pitch black, it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to go honey-blonde without extensive treatment. Your stylist knows what’s possible and what’s reasonable. She can also give you advice about what will look best with your skin tone. Take advantage of her expertise and let her help you look your best on your big day.

Waxing Services | Charleston, SC

When grooming for your upcoming wedding, you’ll want to get a new haircut, color, and experiment with several makeup styles to discover which works best for you. One area that a lot of brides-to-be neglect, however, is personal grooming. Lashes and Lace offers full spa services, including facial, body, and below-the-belt waxing. For best results, moisturize your skin every day except the day of your waxing. Exfoliate gently, and keep your skin scrupulously clean. Examine the areas to be waxed for irritation or broken skin.

Facial Waxing

Facial waxing cleans up the brow, lip, chin, sideburns, and other problem areas. Depending upon your particular situation, you may wish to opt to have individual areas waxed, or choose a full face waxing. You’ll want to schedule your waxing service for a few days to a week before the wedding, in order to allow any irritation or redness to fade before your big day.

Body Waxing

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Some women have thicker, more noticeable body hair than others. If your body hair is thick or dark, you may wish to have your shoulders, arm, chest, back, or stomach waxed. Most ladies opt for at least underarm and leg waxing. Your special day should be completely free of distractions. You’ll want to look your absolute best, so treat yourself to smooth, vibrant skin.

Below-the-Belt Waxing

All of the preparations, months of anticipation and planning, lead up to a single night. Of course you want your wedding night to be perfect. Lashes and Lace Spa offers a full lineup of waxing services to suit every taste and hair type. From the classic bikini wax that trims the lady garden’s edges, to our “Kit-n-Kaboodle,” also known as a full Brazilian, we offer an option to suit your desire.

Be sure to schedule your waxing appointment well in advance and pamper yourself with silky-smooth skin for your special day.

Summer Up-Dos – Lashes and Lace Charleston, SC

When it comes to hairstyles, the options can feel overwhelming. The Charleston summer heat is no joke, so if you’re getting married in the dog days, consider the up-do option to keep your cool throughout the ceremony and beyond.

Pre-wedding Hair Care

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Be sure to use clarifying shampoo and good quality conditioner in the months leading up to the wedding. Regular trims allow your hair to grow out thick and healthy. Avoid silicone or other –cone based products, as they tend to seal hair and keep vital moisture from reaching the hair shaft. Instead, seek out high quality, deep moisturizing products that bring out the natural shine without suffocating the hair shaft.

Braiding

From traditional braids to fish tails, to braided buns, to a combination of styles, the classic braid is one that never goes out of style. A slightly messy chignon knot pairs well with a braid from the side, creating a romantic look. For a more traditional look, try a braid interspersed with flowers. A fishtail- a smooth form of braid, is another more casual option that allows for a variety of forms.

Styles with a Twist

The classic ballerina bun doesn’t have to be boring. Consider adding a braid for interest and texture, leading in to the bun. Remember that your bun doesn’t have to sit daintily at the base of the neck. It can perch atop your head, framed in a flower circlet, or anchor a tiara. A side-bun can be quite elegant if styled correctly.

The Classic Ponytail

While you may not want to rock pigtails walking down the aisle, don’t overlook the humble pony tail. Especially appropriate for straight hair, a pony accessorized with a braid wrapped around its base can give your look a little extra whimsical swing while keeping your hair well off your neck.

Whatever updo look you prefer, simple or extravagant, elegant or romantic, casual or formal, talk to your stylist about your dress style, your personal preference, and your hair type, and we’ll find the perfect do for your special day.

On Site Bridal Hair and Makeup – Charleston, SC

You’ve planned and prepared everything for your big day. You’ve chosen the perfect dress, tried dozens of hairstyles and makeup combinations, and you’ve settled on just the right look. Everything’s ready for your wedding.

On Site Hair and Make-Up Artist

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What if something goes wrong? What if your makeup becomes smudged, or your hair is tousled by a sudden gust of wind, spoiling all your hard work. Never fear, your day is saved, because you’ve got a Lashes & Lace salon artist on site, ready to touch up your hair and makeup and ensure your big day goes off without a smudge or smear to be seen.

With the time and effort you put into your wedding, not to mention the cost of the photography, you want everything to be perfect. That’s why we offer on-site bridal hair and makeup services. A summer wedding can be a sticky affair, and hair and makeup don’t tend to hold up well in the South Carolina heat. Fortunately an artist can touch up your makeup throughout the day to keep you looking as fresh at the reception as you were at the altar. Your pictures will reflect the beauty and joy of the moments you share with friends and family, and you can feel confident and beautiful all day long.

A trial run is recommended, but not required. Your stylist and makeup artist will try a variety of looks, and take pictures so that your ideal look can be recreated on your wedding day. Visit our service page for full details on the on-site bridal services offered. Travel within the greater Charleston area is at no extra cost, and the team will travel to other desirable wedding locations for an extra fee.

Lashes & Lace – Charleston, SC

Be sure you and your wedding party look your best on your wedding day. Take advantage of Lashes & Lace on-site bridal services and enjoy your dream wedding stress free.

Make-Up for Your Summer Wedding – Charleston, SC

Who hasn’t dreamed of a summer wedding? Sun, breezes, perhaps an outdoor venue with the lush hues of summer providing a glorious backdrop for photographs. It all adds up to a romantic fantasy. The downside of summer weddings is the heat, the perspiration, and the risk of a makeup meltdown to spoil the day. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to avoid disaster during your summer wedding and have beautiful looking make-up for your summer wedding.

Don’t Overdo It 

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First and foremost, consider the look you’re going for. Heavy, caked makeup doesn’t look good in any weather. Fortunately, experienced cosmetologists like those you’ll meet at the Lashes & Lace salon, understands how to apply the correct products for your skin type and for the weather.  Airbrushing provides a lighter application than traditional makeup, and may provide a longer-lasting look for your summer wedding.

Consider Lash Extensions

Your special day is a time to shine, and a time to highlight your best features. Lash extensions take a mere one and a half hours to apply, and last up to 4 weeks. They give your eyes a naturally beautiful highlight and really make your overall look pop. Far more durable than the glue-on false lashes from the drug store, extensions look and feel natural and look amazing.

Treat Your Skin Right

You’ll want to schedule your facial, and any tinting services, well in advance of your wedding day, to ensure that your skin will look fresh and radiant. Talk to us about brow and eyelash tinting, and our relaxing facial massage services. Pamper your skin, and prepare to put your best face forward, no matter what makeup pallet you choose for your wedding day.

 

One of the best Big Day Beauty Salons in the Nation–Lashes and Lace (by Bride's Magazine)

Recently honored by Bride’s Magazine as one of the best “Big Day Beauty Salons in the Nation,” Lashes and Lace is proud to offer brides the chance to look their absolute best on their big day. Kacie Faulling Pecora, our founder and owner, is a professional hair and makeup artist. With experience in editorial, film, and bridal work, she has worked with celebrities like Florence Welch on location.

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Kacie is the point of contact when you reach out to Lashes & Lace about setting up services. You deal directly with the lady in charge when you come to us. Kacie brings this expertise and experience to Lashes & Lace, providing brides with her expert advice and services to ensure they can walk down the aisle with complete confidence in their look.  Everyone on her team is hand-picked to ensure you have the best possible experience at our salon.

Each member of the team specializes in particular services, and each has the expertise and experience to ensure you receive the highest quality services. Our makeup artists, estheticians, and hair stylists are the best of the best. Each attends ongoing classes to keep their skills sharp and their industry knowledge up to date.

Whether you come to Lashes & Lace for a soft, romantic up-do, lash extensions, waxing, tinting, facials, extensions, or one of our many other services, our team will come together to ensure that your special day is one to remember. Book appointments for yourself and your entire bridal party, and let the Lashes & Lace team take the guesswork out of your wedding day planning. We will ensure that you look and feel your best. Contact Kacie today to schedule your appointment.

 

Bridal Hair Styles For Your Summer Wedding

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Your summer wedding is fast approaching, and your plans for the dress, the venue, and your hairstyle are coming together. Should you go long or short? Elegant or casual? Natural or curled, coiffed, and smooth? These are questions you’ll want to ask early and discuss with your stylist ahead of time so your style on your big day lives up to your wedding dreams.

Prepare for Your Appointment

Before you come in to your stylist, begin the same way you probably did when seeking your perfect dress- look through bridal magazines at styles and think about what style you’d prefer and which is likely to suit you and your hair type. Try to keep an open mind and remember that your style will be as unique and beautiful as you are. Be sure to schedule a consultation early, so you’ll have time to experiment with different looks and decide upon the right style for you.

Collect Pictures of Your Ideal Style

The best thing you can do for your stylist is collect photos and images of the looks that most intrigue you. With some idea of the direction you’re heading in, your stylist can better understand the look that will best suit your desires and personal taste. When looking at styles, either online or in magazines, create a folder of your favorites to share with your stylist.

Trust your Stylist

Remember that your stylist is a professional who has created styles for hundreds of brides. She will work with you and listen to what you want, and help you discover the style that best suits your hair, your personal taste, and the wedding. Whether you’re looking for a casual, long style with curls falling naturally around your face, or an elegant updo with a bun, twist or braid, your stylist will work with you to create the look that brings out your natural glow and makes your special day one to remember.

The Benefits of Facials – Charleston, SC

When you’re getting ready for your wedding day, self-care often takes a back seat to preparations, plans, and organizing the big event. Self-care, however, is critical if you want to look your best when you walk down the aisle. When you come in to Lashes & Lace spa for a wax, a color, and a facial, you’ll walk out feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, and ready to wow your guests, and most of all your fiancé. Getting a facial before your wedding is a great idea for several reasons.

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Stress Reduction

Any bride will tell you that planning a wedding takes a lot of energy. Things rarely go smoothly as we hope for. Plans change, the flowers show up in the wrong color, a bridesmaid dress alteration isn’t perfect, the list goes on and on. A relaxing facial massage not only cleanses the pores, it helps you relax and remember what your big day is all about: a celebration of love and a new life together as a couple.

Skin Care

Lashes & Lace uses only the finest products, like Eminence Organic Facial Renewal Oil, to infuse your skin with the rejuvenating properties of pure, natural ingredients. A facial massage doesn’t just reduce stress, it helps cleanse your pores and sends essential oils deep into the skin to help renew and refresh the cells, releasing a healthy glow.

It Feels Great

Let’s be honest- the best reason to get a facial before your wedding is that it feels great. You’re getting ready for one of the most important events in your life. You want to look and feel your best, and what better way to accomplish that than an hour of relaxing massage therapy with one of our trained staff? Set up your facial appointment today and treat yourself.

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Facials At Lashes & Lace

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Do you Want your skin to glow in the coming summer months? We now offer facials at Lashes and Lace! Facials provide you with that healthy glow and help make sure you’re looking your absolute best. We use Eminence Organic line of facial products. Eminence Organics are high quality products which offer cruelty-free, organic, Biodynamic alternatives to traditional, chemical laden creams and scrubs. We strive to offer only the highest quality of products.

Facial Options

For the ultimate in pampering, sign up for one of our facials. The Signature Facial is 60 minutes of relaxing massage that rejuvenates and revitalizes the skin for a healthy glow. Short on time? The Express Facial takes just 30 minutes to lend your skin a healthy glow. Other options include the Stone Crop and Citrus, Coconut Cream Facial, Chocolate Raspberry Facial, and Citrus and Kale Facial. Any of our facial options will leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready to put your best face forward on your special day. 

Lashes & Lace Salon

For a relaxing, rejuvenating spa treatment, choose Lashes and Lace! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

Bridal Spa Services -Charleston, SC

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Getting ready for your wedding is exhausting. On your special day, you’ll want to look and feel your best, but that’s hard to do when you’ve been dashing from one activity to the next, hardly paying attention to your face, hair, and makeup. Luckily, Lashes and Lace’s bridal spa services are here to ensure that the radiance of your love shines through. 

One Month Before Your Wedding

In the month leading up to your wedding day, you’ll be settling the final details. Perhaps you’ve already chosen your desired hairstyle. Now is the time to finalize your final haircut, get any coloring services you’ll want, and prepare your hair so that it will be at its healthy, shiny best. Deep conditioning, keratin treatments, and coloring are best done early for the best results. Whether you’d like some simple highlights, all over color, or one of the popular new Ombre styles, the Lashes and Lace Salon staff is here for you. 

One Week Before

Now is a great time for root touchups, trims, and “above the belt” waxing like brow-shaping. By doing your waxing a few days before the wedding, you give your skin time to recover from any irritation that might result from waxing. It’s also a good time to experiment with makeup colors and styles and finalize the look you’ll want to wear on your big day. From glam to barely-there, our makeup artists are on hand to create the look you desire to fit your style. 

One Day Before

It’s the evening before the big day. Your nerves are jangling but your plans are in place and you’re confident in your choices because you’ve had the Lashes and Lace Salon specialists all along the way leading up to this point. The day before the wedding is a great time for a relaxing 60 minute facial massage. Makeup and most hairstyles must be created, of course, on the day of the wedding, but a relaxing hour or two of pampering will help settle your nerves and prepare you emotionally for your walk down the aisle. 

For a relaxing, rejuvenating spa treatment that will prepare you for your wedding day, choose Lashes and Lace! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

We Now Offer Eminence Organic Facials! - Charleston, SC

The team at Lashes and Lace understands that there are few things more stressful than planning your wedding. You want every detail to be perfect. Our skilled, professional team is here to help make your special day an experience to remember. When you come to us for hair styling, makeup, waxing, and spa services, we work hard to ensure you get more than just bridal services. We want your day to be a memory you’ll cherish forever.

That’s one reason we decided to offer Eminence Organic facial products as part of our spa experience. Eminence Organics are high quality products which offer cruelty-free, organic, Biodynamic alternatives to traditional, chemical laden creams and scrubs. We strive to offer only the highest quality of products. When you and your bridal party arrive, you’ll be treated to the services of your choosing, including complete waxing services and lash and brow tinting. 

Our signature facial is a relaxing experience that lasts 60 minutes. Your esthetician will customize your facial to fit your skin’s needs. The products and massage will help stimulate circulation and remove harmful toxins from the skin. Increased circulation brings fresh, oxygenated blood to the skin, nourishing and renewing a tired complexion. You will not only feel refreshed after your Eminence Organic facial, your skin will sport a healthy glow. You’ll be relaxed, confident, and ready for your big moment walking down the aisle. 

For a relaxing, rejuvenating spa treatment that will prepare you for your wedding day, choose Lashes and Lace! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

How Far in Advance Should You Book Your Wedding Hair and Makeup?- Charleston,  SC

Booking your hair and makeup services for your wedding is important to do as early as possible. A lot of hair and makeup stylists may be booked during the date of your wedding if you wait until your wedding day is even a few months away. It is recommended that you try to start looking for stylists at least a year in advance and then booking them up to ten months before your wedding date. 

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Booking Lashes and Lace Charleston

Our team will be at your wedding site to make your day as stress free as possible. It doesn’t matter how large your wedding party is or how far away your venue is located. If your wedding venue is in anywhere in the greater Charleston area, there will be no additional travel fees. However, if you chose to have your wedding in Myrtle Beach, Columbia, or another area, there may be additional cost. Kacie, the owner of Lashes and Lace, will be working with you in person and over the phone or email to ensure that everything runs smoothly with your services and start times. There is no need to stress about whether your Lashes and Lace bridal team will arrive prepared and on time because we always do! It’s a good idea to do a trial run with your bridal party and Lashes and Lace just to smooth out any makeup or hair decisions that you’re going to be making. During this trial run, Lashes and Lace will be able to try out several different styles and capture various looks through pictures to make it easy for you to make a final decision and for them to completely and perfectly recreate the look on your big day. In the year leading up to your wedding, book Lashes and Lace by signing a contract and paying a $100 non-refundable deposit. This deposit will count towards your final balance. 

Lashes and Lace Salon & Bridal

For professionally done wedding makeup and hairstyling, a chance to interact with a reliable, talented team, and less stress on your wedding day, choose Lashes and Lace! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

Best Hair Salon in Charleston, SC 

If you’re looking for a place to get a bridal cut, a new look, or even just a trim, Lashes and Lace is the best hair salon in Mt. Pleasant. All our stylists are highly experienced and are well versed in both classic styles and trends that are popular right now. Our salon hair stylists are skilled at customizing their talents to address each clients’ desires and needs. 

The Hair Salon at Lashes and Lace

For the best hair styling experience and the best results, come to Lashes and Lace! We offer all different types of hair styling options such as haircut and style, advanced color techniques (foiling, balayage, baby lites, & ombre), keratin treatments, hot heads extensions, shampoo/blowouts, awapuhi intensive treatments, and deep conditioning treatments. As for hair coloring, Lashes and Lace is the only place to get single process, highlights, gloss, double process lightening, and color correction. Last but not least, you can change your look, thicken your hair, and lengthen your locks with the hair extensions we offer. With all of these services and products done by our experienced and professional staff, there’s no reason you’d ever want to go anywhere else! 

The Spa

Not only do we have top-of-the line hair styling, we also offer spa services. If you need a haircut, but also want a facial, we’ve got you covered. Facials, waxing, tinting, spray tans, and lash extensions are all offered at Lashes and Lace. Match your new hair look with fresh, healthy skin, a summer glow, or sexy, voluminous lashes.  

Lashes and Lace Hair Salon

For professionally done hair styling, coloring, or extensions, choose Lashes and Lace! All of our stylists are highly qualified, talented, and great to interact with. It’s no wonder that Lashes and Lace is the best hair salon in Charleston, SC! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

 Best Bridal Stylist in Charleston, SC 

Lashes and Lace was voted one of the best big day beauty salons in the nation by Bride's Magazine. With a team of talented, experienced stylists and makeup artists, it’s no wonder that everyone loves Lashes and Lace. Kacie Pecora, the owner of Lashes and Lace, is truly one of the best bridal stylist in Charleston, SC!

Kacie Pecora

Kacie Pecora is a licensed cosmetologist and certified in airbrush makeup, lash extensions, and spray tans. She studied at Paul Mitchell and continues to take advanced education courses to give you the best look on your wedding day! In 2015 Kacie successfully booked and completed over 500 weddings with the help of her talented team. Along with weddings, Kacie has worked on numerous films, commercials, editorial spreads, and fashion shows including Charleston Fashion Week. She has worked on celebrities Gavin DeGraw and Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine for Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ wedding. Kacie's main love and passion is bridal hair and makeup, which is why she created Lashes and Lace. As a new bride herself, Kacie understands the importance of looking your absolute best on your wedding day. With her team of hair and makeup stylists, she uses her passion, knowledge, experience, and talent to make your dream wedding hair and makeup become a reality! If you want the best bridal stylist in Charleston, go with Kacie- you won’t be disappointed!

Lashes and Lace Hair Salon

For professionally done bridal hair styling and makeup, Lashes and Lace is the best! All of our stylists are highly qualified, talented, and great to interact with. It’s no wonder that Lashes and Lace has the best bridal stylist in Charleston, SC! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. If you’d prefer online communication, contact us here.  If you want to contact Kacie directly, send her an email at Kacie@HairandMakeupCharleston.com

What Is a Keratin Treatment?- Charleston, SC 

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If you have naturally curly or wavy hair that just can’t seem to stay straight, a Keratin hair treatment (also known as a Brazilian hair treatment) might be right for you. This type of hair treatment smooths out and straightens wavy or curly hair. Lashes and Lace offers Keratin treatments at our salon in Mt. Pleasant, SC! 

How a Keratin Treatment Works

Basically, a stylist will apply a keratin product to your hair. This product will most likely have some amount of formaldehyde in it, so your stylist will carefully avoid getting the product on your scalp. The treatment remains in the hair as it is blow-dried and then flat-ironed. Some stylists wear masks as they do the treatment and they may have you wear one, too. Treatments are usually done near an open window with a fan blowing. The treatments usually take 2 hours or longer depending on the length and thickness of your hair. After the treatment, your hair should be curl and wave-free, but you should not wash your hair for 3-4 days to ensure the treatment remains effective. The treatment lasts usually about 2 months or a little longer. However, you may have to blow-dry or flat-iron your hair to get it straight as the treatment wears off. But, your blow drying time will be cut down by about 40-60% if you have had a Keratin treatment.

Am I a Candidate?

Unlike some hair straightening treatments, Keratin treatments can be done on color-treated hair. They work well on people with wavy to tight curly hair. If you are sick of fighting the frizz, you'll love the results from the keratin treatments– they get rid of frizz even in humid or rainy weather.

Lashes and Lace in Charleston, SC

 If you are considering getting a keratin hair treatment, look no further than Lashes and Lace Charleston! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

Hair Accessories for Brides- Charleston, SC

Hair accessories are a great way to accentuate your wedding outfit. Whether you choose flowers, a headband, or a clip, your wedding hair look will be elegant, stylish, and unlike any other bride’s. Each piece has its own personality and you can choose one that will match both your wedding theme and your personal style. 

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Flowers

If you’re having a summer wedding, the perfect bridal hair accessory would have to be a flower. Whether you pin one to an elegant up-do or make a crown out of them that will sit on the top of your head, flowers are a great way to bring some natural beauty into your style. Accessorizing with flowers is also a great way to complement your wedding color scheme— or have your wedding color scheme complement you. 

 

Headband

It doesn’t matter if you have your hair up or down, a headband is an excellent option for a hair accessory. There are so many bridal headbands to choose from. You could go for a gold headband with floral and leaf embellishments, a wider, crystal embedded headband, or even a vintage-looking headband with dangling gold chains and crystal accents. Some headbands even look like crowns, and there’s nothing wrong with feeling like royalty on your special day!

 

Clip

If you’re going for a hair accessory that’s subtler, a clip might be best for you. Clips can go underneath a high bun, on top of a low up-do, or even on the side of your head if you’re wearing your hair down. Versatile and always classy, the right clip can make your whole outfit come together. Splurge on a delicate gold and crystal clip to sit atop your bun, a feather-like clip to go behind your ear and hold your hair back, or a brass clip with layers of delicate leaves to sit directly underneath your high bun at the back of your head. 

 

Lashes and Lace Salon & Bridal

For professionally done wedding makeup and hairstyling, a chance to interact with a reliable, talented team, and less stress on your wedding day, choose Lashes and Lace! Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

What to Look for in an On-Site Bridal Stylist- Charleston, SC

If you don’t already have a hairstylist that you know and who knows your hair, there are a few other options you can consider. One of these is to hire an on-site bridal stylist. Every stylist in your area will be different, so it’s important to find one that’s right for you and knows how to help you achieve the look you want.

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Here are a few things to look for in an on-site bridal stylist:

  1. Flexibility. It’s your wedding day, of course you’re going to want to try out different hair styles! Make sure to find an on-site bridal stylist that is okay with spending a little extra time playing with your hair and finding the style you like the best. 
  2. Skill level. While it might be fun for you and some friends to try an amateur hair stylist for a night out to support their growing business, chances are they won’t have as much experience or skill with hair styling. For one of the biggest days in your life, splurge on an on-site bridal stylist that has a high skill level and knows how to create a look perfect for you. 
  3. What they offer. Different on-site bridal stylists have a variety of packages and offerings available. Make sure you choose one that offers exactly what you want. For example, you might want your whole bridal party to have their hair done by an on-site bridal stylist. In this case, you would want to look for stylists that offer bridal party packages
  4. Compatibility. This one isn’t as important as the other three, but it’s always nice to be able to talk and have fun with the person who will be standing behind your chair for a good chunk of time on your wedding day! Friendly hairstylists will also be more likely to be understanding and flexible to your needs, should they change. 

 

Lashes and Lace in Charleston, SC


We want you to look and feel beautiful as you walk down the aisle on your wedding day. With these four things to look for in an on-site bridal stylist, that shouldn’t be a problem. Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.  

Bridal Hair Trends This Season- Charleston, SC

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 Knowing what hairstyle to choose for your wedding can be a daunting task. You’ll want something that fits your style, but isn’t too hard to maintain throughout the day. It has to go with your dress and wedding scheme, but also be cute, elegant, and timeless all in one. For the brides who have yet to figure out what they want to do with their hair for their wedding day, here are the current bridal hair trends for this season. 

 

Hairpieces

As we see more brides depart from tradition, one of the first things to go is the veil. This classic piece is often replaced with hairpieces, such as small tiaras, brocade, or even jewelry. This is a great opportunity to incorporate something significant to you.

Look for a meaningful headpiece, like a family heirloom. An accessory like this often feels classic while still offering a way to update standard wedding traditions.

 

Ponytails

Many brides opt for a ponytail — either low or slicked back — to help them keep their hair out of their way during what can be a long, tiring day. If a ponytail feels too casual, try updating it with the addition of braids, flowers, or accessories. To complete the look, try taking a strand of hair from the ponytail and wrapping around the hair tie to conceal it — it's an easy tip, but one that will instantly elevate your look. 

 

Loose Waves

Loose waves have been taking over the hair scene over the past few years and officially transitioned into one of the hottest wedding styles. By combing through curls or using a wand, you can give classic curls a modern refresh.

 

Braids

Braids are a catch-all style that works for virtually every type of wedding. For a casual beach wedding, go with something loose and wispy, while fishtail braids are well-suited for a bohemian wedding and braided up-dos work well for more formal events.

 

Flowers

Many modern brides skip the veil — or accentuate it — by placing flowers in their hair, often tucked into an existing style. Flowers can be weaved into braids, worked into up-dos, bobby-pinned into curls, and even work with the wedding colors or themes to coordinate with the bouquet.

 

Asymmetry

An asymmetrical style — the new-school version of the half-up-half-down classic — can come in many different forms, and works with the hair being left down or put up. Side-swept waves give a nod to old Hollywood glamour, while an off-centered up-do maintains the ideal balance between modern style and classic beauty.

 

Lashes and Lace in Charleston, SC


We want you to look and feel beautiful as you walk down the aisle on your wedding day. With these 5 tips and services from Lashes and Lace Salon and Bridal, that shouldn’t be a problem. Contact our salon at (843) 388-3073 or our bridal services at (843) 568-3625 if you have any questions. To set up an appointment, contact us here.