"I am very picky when it comes to my hair. I honestly considered paying
for my home-based hairstylist to fly down for the wedding. It was very
important for me to feel comfortable about my wedding hairstyle so I
wanted to meet her in person for a hair trial. I scheduled a trial w/her
in May of 2009 (my first scouting visit).
I arrived 7 days before my wedding and met her at her apt. in Playa del
Carmen. She showed me her private portfolio and I, again, shared my hair
inspiration photos. Doranna curled my hair and did 3 updos in less than
On the day of the wedding I determined I did not want to wear my veil
(the boutique included it in the price of my gown) as I decided it would
only fly into my guests faces and distract them, and the hairstyle was
more important anyway (I did not want my hairstyle choices to be limited
by the veil).
Doranna used Italian hair products (Chi) to protect and add shine to my
hair and to hold my hairstyle. She used a curling iron and created bountiful
curls which were pinned and allowed to set. I then had my makeup applied
Doranna then finished my hair by taking small sections of hair and masterfully
twisting and turning each piece in the right place, creating texture and
definition. Doranna is a genius. My finished style exceeded my expectations
and imagination. Doranna’s craft is focused, professional and FAST!"