The latest wave of styling tools make it a cinch to create beautiful bridal looks at home, says beauty expert, Emily Berryman… Ian and Jess wedding1042

Best for bespoke styling: Braun SensoCare Styler

Impressively, this girlie gadget allows you to enter personal information about your barnet – its length, thickness, and whether it’s coloured or not – in order to help limit heat damage when straightening. It will even warn you if your hair is too damp. Genius! £89.99,

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Best for a salon-standard blow-dry: Nicky Clarke Diamond Shine Pro Salon Blow Dryer

Investing in a decent hairdryer is a must for all brides-to-be who plan to do their own hair – this gorgeous 2000w dryer is one of the best we’ve ever tried! Infused with real diamonds (no, we are not sure why either, but you can’t deny how fabulous it sounds!), ionic technology fights frizz while drying your tendrils at super-quick speed. £63.99,

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hair-tools-NHD152 Diamond Shine Pro Salon Blow Dryer RRP £63.99

Best for boho body: Glamoriser Salon Results Wave Wand

Easy peasy to use, the oval barrel on this snazzy wand gives hair soft, Kate Moss-style waves rather than dated, tight ringlets – with five heat settings to choose from depending on your hair type! This is a definite must-try if you plan to wear your hair down for your wedding. £49.99,

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Best for easy styling: Vidal Sassoon Infra Radiance Hot Air Styler

If you are stuck on blow-drying for beginners, this handy tool takes simple styling to a smoother, shinier level! Combining the taming benefits of a thermal brush with admirable drying power, infrared light is used to penetrate the hair to make for a kinder hair experience. A must-pack for quick beach-to-bar honeymoon styles too. £34.99,


Best for straightening addicts: Remington PROtect Straightener

Heated preening can result in seriously sulking strands, but rejoice oh serial straighteners, because Remington’s latest offering has been found to cause 68% less damage than standard irons! How? By releasing a cool mist to keep your hair hydrated as you style, that’s how. Frazzled hair ‘mares, be gone! £99.99,

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Best for vampy waves: Lee Stafford ARGANOIL from Morocco Retro WaVe and NourisH

This may look like a bizarre – but very funky – torture device, but this clever gizmo is great for creating those old school Hollywood waves dominating the catwalk at the moment – just without any of the arm ache it usually takes to achieve it. Gloriously easy on the bridal budget too. £29.99,

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Best for feel good fabulousness: ghd Vintage Pink Edition Platinum

If you are wedded to your ghds, this is a great time to upgrade! To coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the good people at ghd will be donating £10 from every set of these lovely limited edition pink irons sold in the UK to Breast Cancer Now. What are you waiting for? £165,

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