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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5 Stunning Bridal Beauty Trends

by Azure

  Here are five hot hair and makeup trends perfect for 2011 and 2012 brides! 1. Jewel-Tone Eye: Dramatic smoky eyes are making a comeback in a vintage-inspired nod to the roaring 20's.   * DIY how to- start by applying a primer to your lids (to avoid creasing), then use a black eye-liner to draw in around the eye, smudging out with a brush to create the smoky look. Follow with a bright jewel-toned shadow and jet black mascara.   2. Playful Blush, Nude Lips: A new...

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Bridal Beauty News: Salma Hayek, NARS How-Tos, Get Lippy

by Azure

The perfect wedding hair, makeup and skin is a must for your big day. So here's a bridal beauty update to help you get your blushing bride on! 1. Salma Hayek launches Nuance Salma Hayek makeup, hair and skincare line. The Hollywood a-lister has joined hands with CVS to introduce her new beauty product line. Why do we love this line? Well, it's budget-friendly (priced right with products ranging from $2.99 to $19.99) and widely available (sold through CVS), so whether you're...

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Hiring Your Bridal Makeup Artist: Top 6 Things to Consider

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Barbara of Bridal Artistry You are getting married and you want to look fabulous when all eyes are on you. You already know you're calling on a pro to do your bridal makeup; after all, you’re spending big bucks on a great wedding photographer and those photos are going to be around f-o-r-e-v-e-r!! But how do you choose the right professional makeup artist for YOU? A bride’s first instinct is to get referrals from trusted friends, and that's a great place...

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5 Simple Steps To A Picture-Perfect Bridal Makeup Look!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Nicole Pearl, The Beauty Girl Say I Do to Do It Yourself Wedding Day Makeup with these 5 Simple Steps! Whether you’re a bride, bridesmaid, or wedding guest whose summer calendar is booked solid with wedding festivities, every woman has the same goal in mind— to look picture-perfect. When I tied the knot 7 months ago, there was no way in hell my face wasn’t going to last from my grand entrance to my night cap. With the help of makeup artist extraordinaire...

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Look Fab In 5 Minutes With 5 Simple Steps From Makeup Guru Bobbi Brown!

by Azure

Bobbi Brown was on the Today Show this morning demonstrating how to look fab in 5 minutes with only 5 must-have products. Since this week's Savvy Steal is a limited edition Bobbi Brown palette, we thought we'd share Bobb i's expert tips. If you're a working girl (like most ladies these days), the morning rush is something we are all far too familiar with. But armed with these 5 simple steps from makeup maven Bobbi Brown, you'll be fresh faced and beautiful in under 5... 1....

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Get The Look: Beautiful Bridal Makeup!

by Azure

Wouldn't you love to duplicate this beautiful bridal look for your big day? Well, you are in luck! One of our favorite wedding photographers, Kristen Weaver, also does fashion shoots, and decided to do one bridal look for this recent shoot. After seeing the photos, I was dying to learn how to achieve this fresh face and gorgeous hair. Kristen was nice enough to tap Jillian Caro, the artist behind the model's perfect hair and makeup, to get the inside scoop! Jillian's talent speaks...

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To Lash, Or Not To Lash: Fake Eyelashes for your Wedding Day

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lauren Iavarone of Expert Makeup Artistry Studio Like people, false eyelashes come in all shapes and sizes. Individual, half strips, full strip, natural, long, short, and full are just a few of their descriptions. Not everyone will want or even need lashes, but the decision to use them is up to you. If doing your own makeup or enlisting the help of a professional, say “I Do” to a trial run! This will ensure that you’re comfortable wearing lashes and like...

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Bridal Makeup: Traditional Foundation vs. Airbrush Foundation

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lauren Iavarone of Expert Makeup Artistry Studio The most common makeup question I receive from my brides regarding their wedding-day makeup is what is the difference between airbrush makeup and traditional makeup, besides price? For traditional makeup, we use a regular foundation and for airbrush, it's applied with a misting action and a specially formulated foundation. There are many types of traditional foundation. Liquid foundations are the most popular. ...

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The Best Make-Up Colors For Dark Skin Toned Brides-to-Be!

by Azure

Dark skinned lovely ladies, don't think we forgot about you! Today, Michelle Lo Conte (of I Do Hair and Make-up) offers up her expert advice on the best make-up hues for you! For Dark Skin Tones, you need a heavier hand when applying make-up. Don’t be afraid of color because what you see in the compact is not what you see on your face! But keep it simple – your skin tone is a fabulous accessory already, and be sure to let the depth and richness of your skin tone...

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