Please Don't Light Your Wedding Dress on Fire

Really, should we even have to tell you this? But in a trash-the-dress session taken too far, one bride willingly lit her dress on fire before running into the ocean to extinguish it, all in an attempt to capture a memorable photo. 

The bride was not harmed in this video, but this so easily could've gone terribly, terribly wrong. Natural fibers — like cotton and silk — are extremely flammable, and the flame can travel much faster than you'd think.

Bottom line: If you want a photo of your dress on fire, add some flames in Photoshop. Don't put your life at risk for the sake of a picture.

—Kristen O'Gorman Klein