Pose to Perfection in wedding photos

by Azure

We all know the classic red carpet pose. Hand on hip, standing tall with one leg crossed in front of the other. Hips angled 45 degrees away from the camera, front foot pointed directly at the camera.     Hollywood has mastered the art of posing to look your best, and one of the most common questions we get from brides is, 'How can I look incredible in my wedding photos?' So today we delve into this very important topic and share tips and tricks to help you look your...

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Vintage-Inspired Bridal Updo: DIY in 5 Minutes!

by Azure

I saw this adorable vintage-inspired updo on From Me To You. While it may be a bit too casual for your actual I Do's, it's perfect for the rehearsal dinner, bridal brunch and the honeymoon. Read on to learn how you can get the look with 5 simple steps in 5 minutes flat! 1. Work with day-old hair and divide into three equal parts. Quickly spray each section with hairspray to ensure hold throughout the day. Let the hairspray set (give it a few moments) and then lightly comb through...

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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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DIY Wedding Ideas: Vintage Chic Teacup Centerpieces

by Azure

It pays to have fabulous friends in high places! We were invited by Glamour.com to guest blog for their Save-the-Date weddings section and we shared a DIY wedding project we know you'll love. Learn how to create gorgeous DIY teacup centerpieces for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or vintage chic wedding reception in just 4 steps. And don't forget to check out OneWed on Glamour!

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Wedding Season Prep: 5 Steps to a Sun-Kissed Tan

by Azure

Bride, bridesmaid or guest, chances are you'll be attending a wedding in the next couple of months. And there's nothing worse than putting on that wedding dress, bridesmaid gown or cocktail frock and feeling pale and washed out. A golden glow puts an instant spring in my step, but I'm unwilling to ruin my skin (or risk skin cancer) with tanning beds. Sunless tanning is the way to go and if you follow these tips, you'll be a bronze bombshell in no time! Step 1. Shave (or wax) before...

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Bridal Updo How To: Flirty, Modern French Twist

by Azure

The classic french twist has been reinvented by Hollywood A-listers who walk the red carpet. An antiquated updo no more, the french twist can be sexy, flirty, and super stylish. Not to mention its low on fuss factor, which makes it an ideal wedding hairstyle! As DIY continues to save wedding planning couples tons of dough, a DIY wedding hairstyle is not a bad idea. Now, I'm not suggesting that the bride do the DIY'ing; you'll have plenty to worry about on your wedding day, and...

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Red Velvet Cake For The DIY And Budget Bride!

by Azure

Red Velvet Cake. Mmm... my mouth is already watering! Throughout the 1920s, red velvet was the signature dessert at NYC's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Since then, it’s become a favorite confection that never fails to impress. And who could forget the armadillo-shaped red velvet groom’s cake in the Julia Roberts flick Steel Magnolias? Whether you’re thinking red velvet for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or for the groom’s cake, today is your lucky day! We’ve got the...

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Best Tressed At 2010 Emmys: Messy Chignons And Tousled, Shiny Waves

by Azure

The 2010 Emmy Awards was all about the best dressed and the best tressed. And two hairstyles dominated the red carpet- chic chignon updos and sexy, tousled all down hair. For your wedding hairstyle, you can play with the classic chignon and add your own twist, like Kim Kardashian & Heidi Klum. Their updos had extra volume on top with lots of texture all around, creating messy yet sexy versions of the ever classic chignon. But if shiny, tousled hair(like Lea Michele's Emmy...

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Bridal Hair How To: Shiny, Bouncy Hairstyle Inspired by Brigitte Bardot!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Nicole Pearl, The Beauty Girl, with tips from celebrity hair stylist Mark Townsend Do you remember Jessica Biel's drop dead gorgeous hairstyle at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards? I know I do! Her locks were shiny, bouncy, sexy and pretty much every other adjective us girls strive for when it comes to special occasion hair. And believe it or not, there are just three simple steps to achieving this look, no celebrity hair god needed! Step 1- The Volume: Add oomph by...

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The Man Registry: How to Plan a Tame Bachelor Party

by Azure

About The Man Registry A Best Man recently wrote us with this dilemma: I’m in charge of planning a bachelor party for a tame groom. The problem is that the other guys in the wedding party tend to get a bit wild. What do you recommend I plan for the night? The main thing to remember in this situation is that the bachelor party is for the groom. The Best Man and groomsmen should be supportive of the groom’s desire for a low-key night. Perhaps try starting the day with a golf...

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