Wedding Day Beauty Prep Timeline

Your date is set, invitations sent, and gown ready to go! As your big day comes closer, it’s time to focus on the details to pull your stunning bridal look together. We’ve created a Wedding Prep Timeline, so follow these guidelines and you’ll be perfectly put together for your special day!

Wedding Day Beauty Prep Timeline

6-9 months out:

Begin a dedicated skincare regime. Visit an esthetician for a Changes Signature Facial to create a custom skin care plan for flawless skin on your wedding day.

If you are looking to achieve a different hair color by your wedding day, begin the transition at least 6 months before the big day. A good rule of thumb is to stay within two shades of your natural color; less damage and touch-ups required.
Schedule your bridal hair and makeup appointments for the big day as well as the trial at least 2 months in advance.

2-3 months out:

If your bridal hair goals require some extra volume or length, it’s time to think about extensions. Come in to Changes Salon and Day Spa for a consultation and place your order for luscious locks to be put in closer to your wedding day.

Begin regular mani-pedis. Help your cuticles, feet, and nails along by beginning a routine to clean them up for those ring photos and princess-like shoes.

Come in for your hair and makeup trial to fine tune your bridal look for the big day! Make sure to bring pictures of looks you love.

7-10 days out:

Get your final facial to leave your skin extracted and hydrated. Make sure you leave time in between your service and your big day for any irritation to subside leaving you with beautiful glowing skin.

Come in for your final root touch up for color or highlights. Have your extensions put in as well and enjoy all that gorgeous new hair!

1-2 days out:

Like the cherry on top- get your bridal mani-pedi done. We recommend gel polish for chip-less ware through your honeymoon. If you go classic polish, make sure to bring along a top coat for an extra coat the day of.


Grab a glass of champagne, sit back, and relax! Your glam squad will take care of the hair and makeup looks you had aligned on and you’ll leave Changes as a beautiful bride ready to walk down the aisle.

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Team Changes Is Working To Support a Healthy Planet

Today is a National Holiday we are very fond of…. IT’S EARTH DAY. Changes Salon & Day Spa loves lots of things, but our priorities of health, balance and wellness are some of our absolute favorites. While these are hugely important pieces of all of our individual lives, they translate far beyond the walls of Changes.

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A Conversation With Our Lead Esthetician

A focus on healthy skincare has taken the beauty industry by storm, and with good reason. At Changes Salon and Day Spa we are grateful to have an award winning team who is always ready to master their trade and take on new technologies!

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5 Things You Need To Know About Opal Hair

Unique hair colors are not going anywhere! This Spring we are seeing the “Hollywood Opal” look trending in a big way. This is the perfect color for those of you who already have a double process and want to switch it up for Spring.

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3 Essential Tips To Help Nourish And Strengthen Your Hands

There’s so much to learn from the evolution of the beauty industry. It has allowed pieces of our bodies to be maintained, restored and transformed.

A bar of soap used to get the job done for washing your face, but now science and naturals have come such a long way, we crave the ability to treat breakouts, fight aging, and reverse pigmentation. The same goes for our hair- we use primers and protectants to shield from UV rays and environmental toxins, and complex smoothing and nourishing treatments to bring it back to life. All that to say, so many of us invest in protecting and prolonging pieces of our bodies, but often time we neglect one of the most significant parts… our hands.

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Changes Has Been a 50+ East Bay Awards Winner

The time is upon us again! Voting has begun for Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay. Any business around knows the prestige and extra confidence boost that comes with being acknowledged by this vote. Its results boast a wide arrangement of businesses including restaurants, fitness centers, local tours, craft shops, and what we’re all here for… Salons and Spas!

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CBD Herbal Massage In Downtown Walnut Creek


Changes Salon & Day Spa is excited to offer a CBD Herbal Massage that may help with anxiety, stress, inflammation and muscle tension. Due to it’s many benefits CBD has been trending in the beauty and health care industry in the last few years and after doing our own research we are happy to bring these benefits to our massage clients.

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Shireen’s Tips On Blowdrying

With 30+ years of experience and a wide clientele, Shireen infuses her creativity and advanced technical cut and color training into manageable, beautiful styles for her clients. This week we are featuring her top 3 tips to get the best blow dry at home!

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Love Week 2019

Cristiana was tickled pink with this surprise!

Last week the Changes Team wrapped up their third annual Love Week and the love is definitely still in the air! Inspired by Vishen Lakhiani and his global community Mindvalley the management team at Changes introduced the concept of Love Week three years ago and has continued it every year in February because of the the overwhelming commitment and excitement the team has expressed about showering their coworkers with appreciation.

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Ashley’s Self Care Sunday Experience

We love hearing from YOU about your experience at Changes! Ashley L. took to Yelp to write a review about the exceptional service she received from her first Self Care Sunday!

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Win a Luxury Hawaiian Getaway!

Diablo Magazine has outdone themselves with a chance to win Hawaiian getaway – you’ve got to put your votes in for Best Of The East Bay to qualify.

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