You’re about to celebrate the most important day in your life with the person you love the most and the people closest and dearest to both of you. If your dream wedding is at the beach with the endless sky and ocean as witnesses to your everlasting love, you deserve to have it come true and to look your best too! So here are four practical beach wedding tips for bride-to-be’s:
1. Wear A Comfortable Wedding Dress.
If you’ve been looking at wedding dresses online, you will notice that most designs for beach wedding dresses are light, flowy, and easy to walk in. You should buy a beach bridal dress that gives you enough room to move and that won’t make you sweat profusely. This is so you won’t suffer from the heat or face any difficulties while walking on sand. This type of dress will help you remain comfortable throughout the ceremony so you can enjoy every part of it.
So even though a mermaid wedding dress seems appropriate for a beach wedding, you should actually avoid it. The tightness of this style will not be fun at your ideal setting. In the same way, you must also avoid long-sleeved dresses and ball gowns, no matter how good they look.
2. Rethink The Veil and Hairstyle.
If you’re getting married at the beach, it will most likely be breezy. A long veil will most likely be tricky to wear. Whenever the wind picks up, you will have to fix it somehow. But you don’t want to spend the entire ceremony fixing your veil, right? You don’t want to look awkward in your wedding photos either.
At the same time, your hair can also be distracting if you let it down. For a beach wedding, consider a shorter veil and an updo. Better yet, forget the veil altogether. You can ornament your hair with dainty flowers or pearls instead. You will still look like a blushing bride without the veil.
3. Don’t bother With Heels.
Unless you’re planning to lay down a solid aisle and altar (which may ruin the whole beach aesthetic), don’t bother wearing high heels. Instead, find a cute but still classy pair of flats to wear on your wedding day. You can even be barefoot if you like! You’re likely wearing a floor-length dress anyway, so no one has to know that you’re wearing flats (or not wearing any footwear at all). Even if your guests find out, they’ll surely understand why you made this choice. No sane human being will wear heels to the beach after all.
4. Go For The “No-Makeup Makeup” Look.
Since your wedding venue doesn’t have air-conditioning, you should expect to sweat during the ceremony. And when you sweat, the last thing you want is to have a fully caked face. There’s nothing more uncomfortable than melting makeup. (Except maybe wearing heels to the beach.) So for your makeup look, go au natural. Wear as little makeup as possible. Your spouse-to-be has seen you without makeup anyway, and they still love you the same.
Though these are simple details, they can make or break the most special day of your life. So keep them in mind when planning your beach wedding.