The wedding day is one of the most memorable days that a man will have and looking his absolute best is critical. The groom wants to look great for his bride, his family, friends and for the hundreds of photographs that will be taken throughout the day. It is essential for the groom to be properly groomed on his big day from having a great haircut, clean shave, good skin and properly trimmed beard. Below are some great tips to help the groom be properly groomed for his wedding day.
Get Ready for the Big Day
- Skincare: Depending on your wedding day, you need to make sure that your skin is looking good in any type of weather. Add a moisturizer to your morning routine, especially if you are getting married in the winter months when skin gets dry and flaky. If getting married in the summer, do not forget to put on sunscreen anytime you are going to be outside. It is important to keep up with your routine up to and after the wedding day for continual good skin. Men’s Cuts has a variety of skin care products for any type of skin. Ask your stylist for recommendations for the right skin care product for your skin.
- The perfect stubble: Does your fiancé like when you have a few days of beard growth? If you aren’t sure what the perfect amount of stubble would be for your wedding day, start testing the look in advance. A few months before the wedding, stop shaving for 3 to 5 days to see what your best wedding day look could be.
- Razor Shave: To get the cleanest or sharpest look on your wedding day, it is recommended to get a straight razor shave from a professional barber. Depending on your facial hair growth and skin irritation, this might be done the day before or on the actual wedding day. For every day maintenance, be sure to have a fresh set of razor blades before your wedding. Do not use the same blade more than five times or it will cause irritation to the skin.
- Classic hairstyle: Stay with a classic haircut for the wedding. If you want to try out a new hairstyle, do it at least 2 months before the wedding. If the new style works for you (and your fiancé), then get a trim before the wedding. The groom should get a haircut two weeks before the wedding and then two weeks later come in for a perimeter clean-up with a hot lather neck shave. Mae Williams, owner of Men’s Cuts, recommends making any major changes to your hair style several months before the wedding. The reason being is you want to look the best for your wedding photos.
- The Bearded Groom: Get a beard trim at least 3 days before the wedding day, so the beard has a nice shape and will look good in the wedding photos. There are many beard products such as oils and conditioners which will keep the beard looking glossy and groomed for your wedding day. For those that want a beard trim, go to a place that specializes in beard trims. Do not try doing this yourself.
- No to the Unibrow: Pluck any stray hairs between your eyes a couple of days before the wedding. Avoid plucking over the brows and inside the inner or outer eye lines. Invest in a nose and ear hair trimmer to tidy up those unruly hairs.
- Destress: Get a massage a few weeks before or the week of your wedding. This will help with relieve some of the stress of the wedding day planning. Destressing before the wedding day with a massage will help you look and feel good on the wedding day.
- A Good Night’s Sleep: On the night before the wedding, go to bed early and wake up on time to make sure that you look well rested and have a good amount of time to get properly groomed. The bachelor party should be planned several days or weeks before the actual wedding, so the groomsmen do not look too tired or hung over on the day of the wedding.
Grooming Bachelor Party
Men’s Cuts has groom and groomsmen services to help the wedding party look great for the big day. Men’s Cuts is open for grooming events. The salon would be closed for two hours to accommodate the wedding party. Parties must be booked in advance. Call Men’s Cuts for more details.