Electrical engineer gets a new look just in time for her wedding knoxville news sentinel "It's the first thing they taught us in Lace Wedding Dress school:If something isn't working, it isn't plugged in,"Said stephanie wright, a 25yearold electrical engineer whose wardrobe includes hard hats and safety glasses. While she knows a thing or two about calculating the placement of transformers and how to gauge wiring, wright admits to spending less time analyzing her personal style. Garde bien spasalon owner stacey handel decided to go"All the way girly"For the final makeover in the sixpart series sponsored by garde bien and belleza salon.And for what better reason than the fact that wright is getting married on saturday. After having eloped in late february, wright and her husband, jamie, are having a formal ceremony for friends and family in norris dam state park. With a little help from handel and stylist susan bourdeau, wright went from www.stwd.co.uk stunned to stunning in time for the wedding festivities. "I landed in design because they don't like to see girls getting dirty,"Said wright, who is one of five women out of approximately 50 employees in the engineering building at jacobs engineering group. On a daily basis, she is required to wear flame retardant fabric and steeltoed shoes. "It's not glamorous, but it's fun,"Wright said. However, the job that really sparks wright's interest is teaching. "Working with kids is its own reward,"She said. After jamie finishes the nursing program at roane state, wright plans to go back to school in order to teach. "I just really enjoy kids,"Said wright, who also thinks that the career move will make her feel more girly. In the meantime, bourdeau's quick fix was to get wright out of her tshirt and baggy pants and into figureflattering pieces that could be worn at any point during the week of the wedding, from the bridal luncheon, to rehearsal dinner or on the honeymoon. A sleeveless frenchneck blouse was paired with white trouser pants and black patent leather peeptoe heels for a more casual daytime look. Two sleeveless aline dresses, both black, white and cream, complimented the color scheme of the wedding and could be worn from day to night with either patent leather heels or gladiator sandals, all from target. Vada helton, garde bien master colorist, added lighter tones to wright's dark brown hair to create greater dimension. The rough cut, which eliminated 10 inches that will be donated to locks of love, still left wright's hair well below her shoulders.Being sensitive to wright's preference for longer hair on her wedding day, helton simply added light layers emphasizing body, lift and movement. While the cut was symmetrical, handel and helton created a more dramatic asymmetrical look that would be appropriate A line Wedding Dresses for the rehearsal dinner. "Today will be a rehearsal for her hair,"Said handel. Using the flatiron, helton formed looping curls and gathered them into an intricately designed ponytail. "It's up and it's down.It's something that you don't wear during the day, but for a special occasion,"Said handel who commonly works with brides. "It's danceallnightlong hair,"Said helton. To give her make up an equally playful look, handel used mineralogie customblended mineral make up.She accentuated wright's blue eyes with coalcolored liner, blending it with a brush to create a smoky look and adding a touch of shimmer eye shadow for effect. Using taupe browliner, handel penciledin wright's brow line, and instead of applying mascara, applied artificial demilashes Cheap Mother of the Bride Dresses directly to wright's upper lash line. With a smile on her face, wright admitted,"Now i'm really learning how to be girly. " Kate heubach is a freelance contributor to the news sentinel. While she may have cut off too much, cutting off the length that has split ends is a must for healthier looking hair.Yes it's dead but split ends means there's extra stress on the hair during blowing drying and styling.Then will end up in hair being pulled out at the root or in pieces up the hair shaft. Depending on the health of your wife's hair, cutting that short may have been the best alternative and would help it grow up with less split ends. It's a shame that you probably embarrassed your wife by calling and chewing out the beautician that had absolutely nothing to do with you.Your wife is not your child, she's an adult.