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Bride stuns wedding guests by CUTTING hair between ceremony and reception, gives herself new look

A bride completely stunned her wedding guests by cutting her hair in between the ceremony and the reception — giving herself a shocking new look.  

Alyssa Welch, a hairstylist from Columbus, Georgia, decided to chop off most of her locks right after tying the knot, and her friends and family were certainly surprised by the drastic change.

Her salon coworker, close friend, and bridesmaid, Stephanie Lee, pulled out her scissors and gave the bride a haircut moments after she said her I dos and minutes before they headed to the party to celebrate the nuptials. 

She took off six inches in total, and recorded the entire thing, sharing a video of the process to TikTok, and it quickly went viral — gaining more than five million views in a matter of days. 

She gave herself a completely different look. She is pictured after the haircut

Before and after: A bride stunned her wedding guests by cutting her hair in between the ceremony and the reception – giving herself a completely different look

Time for change: Alyssa Welch, a hairstylist from Columbus, Georgia, decided to chop off most of her locks right after tying the knot

Time for change: Alyssa Welch, a hairstylist from Columbus, Georgia, decided to chop off most of her locks right after tying the knot

Her salon coworker and close friend, Stephanie Lee, gave the bride the haircut

She did it moments after she said her I dos and minutes before they celebrated the nuptials

Her salon coworker, close friend, and bridesmaid, Stephanie Lee, gave the bride a haircut moments after she said her I dos and minutes before they celebrated the nuptials

‘Instead of a dress change, we chopped the bride’s hair off!’ Stephanie wrote in the clip.

‘Chop chop,’ she added in the caption. 

The transformation received mixed reactions online — and although some people thought it was a great idea, others called it ‘extra.’

‘I just made one commitment I don’t think I could do another that fast lol,’ one person joked.

Another added: ‘I honestly absolutely love this trend, I feel like it symbolizes removing the old life and starting new.’ 

New life, new 'do: She took off six inches in total, and her friends and family were certainly surprised by the drastic change

 New life, new ‘do: She took off six inches in total, and her friends and family were certainly surprised by the drastic change

She recorded the whole thing and shared it to TikTok, where it quickly went viral - gaining more than five million views

She recorded the whole thing and shared it to TikTok, where it quickly went viral – gaining more than five million views

'Instead of a dress change, we chopped the brides hair off,' Stephanie wrote in the clip. The bride is pictured before the haircut

‘Instead of a dress change, we chopped the brides hair off,’ Stephanie wrote in the clip. The bride is pictured before the haircut

The transformation received mixed reactions online - although some people thought it was a great idea, others called it 'extra'

The transformation received mixed reactions online – although some people thought it was a great idea, others called it ‘extra’

‘You know she’s a fun loving go with the flow girl if she’s down to do something like this. Looks great,’ someone else said.

‘Why?’ a different TikTok user quipped. ‘I mean it looks good, but were you going for a wow factor or something? It’s the same style but a little bit shorter.’

‘Seems extra,’ a fifth comment read. Another wrote, ‘OMG  these are my favorite wedding transitions and if I could go back I’d do it too!’ 

One final message said, ‘New life, new ‘do.’

It turns out, Alyssa isn't the only one to cut her tresses off mid-wedding. Another TikTok user, named Vora Quinn, went viral last year when she revealed she did the same thing

It turns out, Alyssa isn’t the only one to cut her tresses off mid-wedding. Another TikTok user, named Vora Quinn, went viral last year when she revealed she did the same thing

She didn't tell her husband she was doing it - and his reaction to the new 'do was priceless. As soon as he saw Vora his mouth dropped open with surprise

She didn’t tell her husband she was doing it – and his reaction to the new ‘do was priceless. As soon as he saw Vora his mouth dropped open with surprise

'Cutting my hair on my wedding day after 14 years of keeping it long and surprising my new husband was the best moment of my entire life,' she gushed in the video

‘Cutting my hair on my wedding day after 14 years of keeping it long and surprising my new husband was the best moment of my entire life,’ she gushed in the video

It turns out, Alyssa isn’t the only one to cut her tresses off mid-wedding. Another TikTok user, named Vora Quinn, went viral last year when she revealed she did the same thing.

She didn’t tell her husband she was doing it — and his reaction to the new ‘do was priceless.

As soon as he saw Vora his mouth dropped open with surprise. He stood there speechless for a few moments before pulling her in for a big embrace. 

‘Cutting my hair on my wedding day after 14 years of keeping it long and surprising my new husband was the best moment of my entire life,’ she gushed in the video.

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