Beauty and Fitness


Met Ball Beauty Hits & Misses for Brides to Learn From

by Azure

The annual Met Ball, known as the fashion industry's "Night of Nights", brings out the biggest celebrities and trend-setters seriously dressed to impress. But there was something in the air at last night's gala (maybe blame the punk theme?)... and for as many A-listers who stunned for all the right reasons, there were just as many committing major faux pas (specifically in the hair and makeup department). So today we re-cap the best and the worst from the 2013 Met Ball, so you can...

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Wedding Hairstyle To Know - The Top Knot

by Faye

  Every soon-to-married longhaired lady should get to know one of our favorite romantic wedding hairstyles – the Top Knot. Whether you choose to wear this style down the white aisle or as a quick updo for one of the many pre-wedding events we know you’ll be attending, the Top Knot is a great bridal hairstyle to have in your arsenal. We love that it works perfectly tousled and messy, slick and sleek, or embelisshed with braids. As a longhaired lady I find myself rushing out...

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Pop Up Giveaway + I’m In Love With A Tanner

by Azure

Any time I can achieve an instant golden glow without leaving the house I'm one happy camper! But after a long cold Chicago winter, the road to an even, natural faux tan can be a perilous one. And if you've ever tried applying a drugstore self-tanner to dry skin, you know exactly what I'm saying. Enter, Brazilian True Tan, a dual-action self-tanning lotion that has made me a believer! I could go on and on about why I love this product, but since we have a fabulous giveaway to...

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Beautiful Wedding Hair + Makeup Hot Off the Bridal Catwalks

by Azure

I've always wanted to try Moroccanoil products, as I've heard nothing but raves from even the pickiest of ladies. And while I'm super low maintenance when it comes to my hair & makeup routine and upkeep (in large part because I work from home), I do have an addiction... I am a beauty product wh*ore (and my fiancé feeds the beast), always on the hunt for the next best cream, oil, serum, mask, etc. to give my skin or locks that goooood TLC. So you can imagine my delight when I...

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Pretty Wedding Nails

by Brooklyn Bride

Most brides probably feel like they have to go neutral or just a simple pop of red or coral on their nails for their wedding day, but I'm hoping this sparks some interest in doing something a LITTLE more daring! My favorite is probably the simple gold french manicure (below) since I've done it before and it really does look stunning. But I want to know... What unique nail style featured here do you love most?

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Kiehl’s Pampering Package: And the Winner Is…

by Azure

Carly J.! Here's what Carly had to say about winning this prize worth $550... OMG! Nooooo way! I won?! OneWed is the best! Thank you thank you thank you! We want to thank everyone who participated! Don't get down if you didn't win this time around because there will be plenty more giveaways to come! Xo  

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Giveaway Alert! Win a $550 Pampering Package

by Azure

I'm always surprised by how many compliments I receive on my skin (but of course, I'll take them all day long!). Sadly for Mother Nature though, she doesn't get any of the credit! I attribute my glow to Kiehl's, my very favorite skincare and beauty brand. And since today is the first day of Spring AND National Proposal Day, I wanted to share the Kiehl's wealth with one lucky bride! That's right, it's time for a giveaway! One will win the ultimate pampering package jam-packed...

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Simply Gorgeous Spring Wedding Makeup Guide

by Azure

Although we can't help but love the bold lips and dramatic cat eyes we're seeing on more and more brides these days, neutrals topped our list of trends for 2013 weddings...and not just for color palettes, decor, and flowers, but for bridal makeup too! Neutral makeup shades include tones naturally found in the skin, like peach, rose, bronze and plum. Makeup extraordinaire Bobbi Brown suggests (in the April 2013 issue of Real Simple) choosing neutral hues within two shades (darker or...

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Beauty on Your Wedding Day

by Brooklyn Bride

When it comes to makeup for your wedding, there are tons of directions you can go. I think the general consensus is that you want to look like a better version of your natural self, so I love these little "upgrades" to the makeup arsenal. The cat eye is a fabulously classic look that I'm pretty sure looks good on everyone. It takes a little practice, but any makeup artist can do it with ease. If you want to bring in some bright color, then a bold lip is definitely the way to...

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Romantic Wedding Hairstyle Inspiration: All Braided Up

by Azure

One of our top wedding trends for 2013 is beautiful braided hairstyles. It seems you brideys can't get enough of these sweetly twisted styles! So to help you get those creative juices flowing, here are some of our most-loved braided updos, half-up styles, and flowing all-down hairstyles perfect for the wedding day. Take a peek, then share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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Bridal Manicure Madness: Shellac

by Faye

  You know on OneWed we are huge fans of a good manicure. But, if there is one thing we all hate it’s getting your nails done and then immediately messing them up. Who hasn’t done that? If you’re a bride-to-be then chances are you’ve got a good reason to gussy up your nails (that sparkler on your ring finger and plenty of people asking to see it!) and don’t want your polish to go to waste. Enter our new favorite thing, the CND Shellac manicure. I recently discovered the...

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Learn to Work the Pole at Your Bachelorette

by Azure

Did I grab your attention with the title of this post? Or was it the super hot ladies working it in the photo above? Either way, mission accomplished! By now you have probably heard of the new workout classes like pole dancing and strip fitness that insist on improving your body and teaching you how to be sexy at the same time. I had the pleasure (pun intended) of taking part in a private group pole dancing class while in Miami for a bachelorette party recently, and I can't even...

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Brilliant Updos & Painted Faces from Two Amazing Designers

by Azure

Did you catch our bridal beauty piece on Mercedes-Benz fashion week? If you didn't, it's not to be missed so check it out right here. Then prepare to be inspired, because we've got lots of lovely to share with you today! The folks at Moroccanoil were kind enough to send us some super gorge behind-the-scene fashion week photos, from the Fall/Winter 2013 Carolina Herrera show and Badgley Mischka's runway presentation too! Plus, the amazing hair stylists who created the updos share...

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Wedding Hair & Makeup Inspiration from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

by Azure

It's that time of year again! And you know what that means... style and beauty trend-spotting from the Fashion Week catwalks for your white aisle! Let's jump right in, shall we? Retro Rolled Updos and Bright Pink Lips at Carolina Herrera Untamed Curls and Glossy Red Lips at Marc Jacobs Origami Twist and Purple Lids at Jason Wu Effortless Waves and Bright Matte Lips at Diane von Furstenberg Sleek and Unique Low Side Pony at Zero + Maria Cornejo Slick, Smoky...

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