Four Tips for Perfect Bridal Makeup

by Azure

Special to OneWed from makeup artist Sally Streets Over my years of dolling up countless beauties for their wedding day, I’ve found that when it comes to makeup very few have a clear idea of what they want. What they do know they want is for it to be special and magnificent without being customey or too heavy. Because within those specifications there are so many makeup possibilities, here are some guidelines to help every bride figure out their perfect look to take to a makeup...

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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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The Best Make-Up Colors For Medium Skin Toned Nearlyweds!

by Azure

Today, a little something for our Medium Skin Toned Ladies! Here are some tips from Michelle Lo Conte of I Do Hair and Make-Up, also owner of Pink Comb Salon! For those with Medium Skin, you have a lot of pull with the tones you can wear year-round. Your skin tone invites color; therefore your options are endless with the combination of hues that can be worn! Your eyes should be your focus! Fall/winter– Deep golds, ambers and chocolates can be worn as well as grays, violets and...

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The Best Make-Up Colors For Fair Skinned Brides-to-Be!

by Azure

Hey Ladies! Do you ever wonder what makeup colors go best with your skin tone? I know I do! Every bride is different, and just like most things surrounding your big day, one size does not fit all! To help you achieve the most beautiful bridal face, we've tapped an expert in the industry- Michelle Lo Conte ofI Do Hair and Make-Up. Today, some tips for our lovely Fair Skinned brides-to-be... For those of you with fair skin, less is more! Shy away from super smoky eyes and dark...

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DIY Wedding Idea:  Clinique Bridal Make-up

by Azure

Feeling the pinch on your wedding budget because you fell in love with the designer wedding dress or your mother made you invite your Great Aunt Mildred who you have never met? Even on a tight budget, you should never have to compromise on looking your best on your special day. That is why Clinique’s tips for Do-It-Yourself Bridal Beauty are ideal for brides on a budget.

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Nude Lips: Back and Better Than Ever, Just In Time For Summer!

by Azure

It's your wedding. You want to look (and feel) more beautiful than you ever have in your life. But, you still want to look like you! So, if you aren't comfortable donning red lips or smoky eyes, your wedding day is not the time to experiment with this type of look. I've always loved a good nude lip, especially for the summer. I recently purchased two fabulous essentials to achieve this natural look, both from NARS. Start with the NARS Lip Lacquer in Chelsea Girls. This high...

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OneWed’s DIY Wedding Make-up Application Session at Bluemercury

by Azure

We already did a quick re-cap of our fabulous Bridal Board event at Bluemercury. But, the talented guys at Fred Fox Photography & Video put together this fun video with some of the highlights of the night. Enjoy!

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OneWed’s Bridal Board gets Beautiful at Bluemercury!

by Azure

On Tuesday, we partnered with our friends at Bluemercury to throw an event to celebrate the kickoff of wedding season. The event was a huge success, and we wanted to thank everyone who helped to make this a fabulous soiree! The talented make-up artists and skin-care consultants from Laura Mercier, Bobbi Brown, Trish McEvoy, Nars, Skinceuticals, and CAUDALIE offered up their skills to beautify our engaged gals, their bridesmaids, and our Chicago Wedding Bloggers. And Anthos...

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