By Guest Blogger Lisa Miller of Main Street Weddings

Makeup: Charla Malone Hair: Samantha Perry

We  are so excited about our next session of Bridal University! On Sunday, March 11 at 1:00 p.m.,  experts from Salon Emage will present Planning to be Picture Perfect, the Dos and Don’ts of Bridal Beauty.

This informative free seminar will be taught by Charla Malone and Cyndi Welch, who will advise future brides on creating a gorgeous hair and makeup look for their wedding day.

Charla and Cyndi are both members of the award-winning Salon Emage Style Team.
Their expertise has been featured in well-known fashion and print work, television work, and on a variety of celebrity clients. Their experience and knowledge of the beauty industry will allow them to make the best recommendations for brides in regard to their wedding day looks.
As a sneak preview of the great advice brides will receive at this seminar, here are Charla and Cyndi’s top ten bridal beauty tips!

Makeup: Charla Malone, Hair: Ashley Gray, Photocredit:Vithaya Photography

#10  DO book your pre-wedding hair and makeup trial and wedding day appointments as soon as possible.

#8    DO commit to a skin care regimen six months before the wedding.
#7    Upon engagement, DO evaluate your nutrition and improve your eating habits.
#6    DO have 2 pre-wedding body massages to reduce stress and release toxins.
#5    DO have your hair cut and colored 2 weeks before your wedding day.
#4    DO wear waterproof mascara
#3    DON’T wash your hair the morning of the wedding.
#2    DON’T wax any closer than 7 days prior to the wedding.
#1     DON’T skimp on sleep.
Prospective brides who wish to participate in the Bridal University seminars are encouraged to pre-register in person at Main Street Weddings (88 Main Street, Warrenton, VA 20186) or via telephone (540.347.4205) or email (