Prince William helped Kate Middleton with her hair on the day of their wedding

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  • 'He's great, he really is'

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary this summer, expected to mark the date as a family at their Norfolk home, Anmer Hall.

    And what a wedding it was, from protocol breaks to changing traditions.

    There was the fact that Pippa Middleton and Prince Harry were elected Maid of Honour and Best Man – two roles that are not supposed to exist in royal weddings, not to mention the double kiss that the newlyweds performed for the crowds from the Buckingham Palace balcony and of course their choosing to spend their wedding night at Buckingham Palace rather than jetting off for their honeymoon immediately.

    It was Kate Middleton’s hair that made the most news however, with the now Duchess of Cambridge breaking a 350-year-old tradition when choosing to wear her hair down.

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    It emerged recently, that Prince William actually gave Kate a helping hand with her hair on the big day, helping to move a 500-year-old mirror so that his bride could admire her blow dry.

    Hair stylist Richard Ward explained to People that he gave her a blow dry in between the wedding ceremony and the Clarence House reception, but needed a bit of help from William.

    ‘I wanted to show Kate the back of her hair, and I was struggling to walk with this 500-year-old mirror,’ he explained to People. ‘[William] just said, “Let me give you a hand,” and I said, “No, no, honestly,” but he took one end and I’ve got the other and we’re shuffling along with this mirror — he’s great, he really is.’

    Well, that’s lovely.

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