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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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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Monday Morning Makeup Tips and Great Deals from Sephora

by Azure

Happy Monday Savvy Scoopers! Looking for a little Monday pick-me-up? Our friends at Sephora just told us about two great sample packs that have “Bride to Be” written all over them. Even if you usually choose makeup by grabbing whatever you can find at the drugstore, you might want to take a different approach to mascara on the big day. Think, crying, uncles who put you in a bear hug, and pictures and you’ll understand why choosing the right mascara is important. Sephora is...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Laura Mercier Mineral Powder Set

by Azure

Experience the power of pure pearl and gems To enhance your natural beauty, this week’s Savvy Steal is from Laura Mercier’s Flawless Face collection. One gorgeous Savvy Scoop reader will receive the Mineral Powder Set, composed entirely of natural elements to promote healthy skin growth and fight the aging process. Included in this week’s fab Savvy Steal… 1.Mineral Primer: A formula to perfect and prime the face before applying powder foundation formulas, this primer...

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Help your bridesmaids look good while they look great.

by Azure

Looking for the perfect little treat for your bridesmaids? Flirt Buttons has terrific, fun pocket mirrors to help keep your best girls looking sharp. With 88 styles and counting, you're sure to find one that's just right for each of your bridesmaids... Even that one weird cousin. I almost won't leave the house without my favorite lip balm. What's the touch-up piece that you always have on you?

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Announcing this week’s Savvy Steals winner!

by Azure

Our lucky bride-to-be who will shimmer and shine in Laura Mercier makeup is... Meggo8! Congrats, Meggo8! Now that you are armed with the tips on flawless application from Richard Class of bluemercury, we can't wait for you to try your products from Laura Mercier's Bohemia Collection. Thanks to all of our amazing Savvy Scoop readers for commenting away this week! Please keep the comments coming, and don't get discouraged if you haven't snagged our Savvy Steals swag yet! There ...

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Wedding-Day Make-up tricks from Richard Class of bluemercury!

by Azure

This week’s Savvy Steal comes from Chicago-based make-up extraordinaire, Richard Class, manager of Bluemercury apothecary and spa in Lincoln Park. Richard has been making women look stunning for over ten years and continues to spread the lovely beauty trends with one-on-one appointments and consultations. To purchase the Laura Mercier Bohemian product line or schedule an appointment with the fabulous Mr. Class (he's done my makeup, and it was literally to DIE for!), please call...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Laura Mercier Bohemia Collection Makeup!

by Azure

“The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural” Calvin Klein Product Description: To help you look absolutely ravishing on your wedding day and after, our Savvy Steal for the week is from makeup guru Laura Mercier. From her new Bohemia line (dubbed her most exotic collection ever), one fortuitous Savvy Scoop reader will win three fantastic, limited-edition items! Whether you desire desert or marine inspired shades for your pretty peepers, Laura...

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