Jonesin’ For More Eco-Friendly Bridal Beauty Products? We’ve Got You Covered!

by Azure

Yesterday, Recycled Bride offered some tips and standout products for brides looking to go green with their wedding day makeup! Here are five more eco-friendly finds to add to your bridal beauty arsenal! Remember, you can be greenand gorgeous on your wedding day! 1. For the perfect brushable hold, try Davines Defining Eco Hairspray. Your wedding day hairstyle will have all the staying power you need, and you’ll be kind to our environment, too! 2.The Body Shop Colourglide Lip...

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Recycled Bride: Wedding Day Makeup - Au Naturale

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Eco-friendly makeup that won't put a wrinkle in your budget Every bride wants to look beautiful on her wedding day, but makeup that makes you look pretty today can have damaging long-term effects for your skin, your health, and the Earth. Most conventional makeup contains potentially toxic chemicals that can penetrate your skin and be introduced into our water supply when washed off. Start switching to all-natural beauty products a few months before your wedding...

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Another Eco-Chic Fresh Flower Alternative: Felt Bridal Bouquets!

by Azure

I am officially obsessed! As "going green" becomes a priority to many, this eco-friendly focus has opened up a whole new world to wedding planning couples. We've already dished on stunning vintage-chic brooch bouquets and paper wedding decor and flowers. Here's another eco-chic wedding idea to consider... Felt bridal and/or bridesmaids' bouquets! One of our stylish OneWed staffers scooped me on Princess Lasertron, an incredible vintage felt and button design shop. If you are...

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Recycled Bride: Arrive In Sustainable Style- Green Wedding Transportation

by Azure

About Recycled Bride 5 ideas for eco-wedding transportation What's the #1 cause of a big carbon footprint on your wedding day? Travel! The carbon emissions from taking planes, trains and automobiles to shuttle to and from events can add up to take a huge toll on the environment. So the most eco-friendly thing you can do for your wedding is to find green transportation solutions for you and your guests. Here's how you can make eco-transport a fun and interesting part of your...

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Recycled Bride: Everything You Need to Know About Eco-Friendly Wedding Dresses, Part 2

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Welcome back to Recycled Bride's roundup of the freshest ideas in ethical bridalwear. Last week we talked about recycling and reusing your dress through online resale, and I shared some of the latest styles from the hottest eco-friendly wedding dressdesigners around. Today in Part 2, you'll learn even more exciting ways to wear the dress of your dreams and be kind to the planet. • Rent a wedding gown. Grooms have been getting married in rented tuxedos since the...

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For the Eco-Chic Green Bride—Check out Eco-Beautiful Weddings’ New E-Magazine!

by Azure

On the virtual newsstands this week, Eco-Beautiful Weddings premier e-zine chock-full of green wedding ideas. We, of course, are loving the eco-chic dress designers like Adele Wechsler and Cotton Bride, gorgeous photo spreads and tips & trends in this new online magazine. And who doesn't love a magazine that features some of our favorite bloggers like Always a Blogsmaid and Broke-Ass Bride, Ben's Chili Bowl (a favorite spot from my days living in Washington DC) and a step-by-step...

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Recycled Bride: The Inside Scoop on Eco-Friendly Invites

by Azure

About Recycled Bride The next generation of Earth-friendly wedding invitations can be delivered to your guests' mailboxes or their inboxes. Green brides can choose between zero-waste electronic invites, or paper inviations made by eco-chic stationers out of recycled and sustainable materials. Read on to discover elegant and affordable options, and a few of my very favorite sources for the latest and greatest in green invitations. The Wedding E-vite Has Arrived If you've never seen...

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Recycled Bride: Sustainable Wedding Favors that Wow

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Want to give your guests stylish favors that are thoughtful, ethical and beautiful -- just like you? Here are the 4 hottest trends in eco-fabulous wedding favors for 2010. 1. Ethical Sweets These chocolates are not your mama's Hershey bar. Heart-healthy, delicious organic and sustainable dark chocolates make a sweet and sophisticated wedding favor. Try mini boxes from Theo Chocolate, the only organic, fair trade, bean-to-bar chocolate factory in the US. Theo's...

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Green is the New White: 5 Ways to Create an Eco-Chic Wedding

by Azure

Get excited, ladies! We've got a new guest blogger that will be joining The Man Registry on Hump Day! Tracy DiNunzio is a popular expert on green weddings and eco-friendly lifestyles. She's also the founder of RecycledBride.com, a free marketplace where eco-savvy brides buy and sell wedding dresses, accessories, decorations and more. Tracy became interested in reducing wedding waste while planning her own nuptials in 2007, and has been dedicated to helping other couples plan green...

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A Green Idea for Taking Care of Your Wedding Dress

by Azure

If you’re using an heirloom wedding dress, or you’d like your future daughter to have the option of doing so, you need to have your dress properly cleaned and stored. The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists is an organization of dry cleaners that specializes in restoring and preserving wedding dresses. As you know, we like to keep things as green as possible here at onewed, but regular dry cleaning is anything but environmentally friendly. That’s why we’re glad The...

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