How To Make the Most of Your Wedding Hairstyle Trial Run

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Giselle, owner of Hair by Giselle Pre-wedding hair trials are essential, fun, and informative. And best of all, your trial session will give you confidence in the wedding hairstyle you ultimately choose for your big day! Typically, you can be in and out of your trial in less than 2 hours, and it is time well spent! Armed with the top tips below, your hair trial will be fruitful and you'll look like the blushing bride you've always envisioned when you say I...

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Wedding Hairstyles How To- Naturally Curly Updo for Thick-Haired Brides

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Giselle, owner of Hair by Giselle The Project- September bride Julia C. The Objective- Work with, not against, the bride's very thick, naturally curly hair to create a chic wedding day hairstyle. The Execution- When I first met Julia, she knew exactly what she wanted in her bridal hairstyle! She asked me to work with her curls to create a style that would allow lots of texture to be seen, while keeping the hair soft, shiny, and natural. I suggested we give...

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Top 5 Hairstyles- From the Spring 2011 Catwalk to Your Wedding Day

by Azure

The Spring 2011 fashion catwalks were crawling with hot hairstyles! And since trends on the runway often inspire your pre-wedding and wedding day looks, here are the Top 5 hairstyles from the Spring 2011 catwalks. 1. Soft, brushed-out curls- this pretty all-down hairstyle is uber romantic, and perfect for a casual springtime wedding or any pre-wedding event. 2. Wild, teased out curls- as seen on Claire Pettibone's Spring 2011 bridal runway. This is a lotta look, but if you dare,...

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Add Effortless, Eco-Friendly, Vintage Glamour to Your Wedding Day Look with Fascinators and Headband

by Azure

Who better to create a stunning wedding day look than a former costume designer? After working for theaters all over the country, designer Ginger Breo recently set up an Etsy Shop called Seamstress of Avalon to share her amazing millinery (fancy word for headpiece) work. Ginger describes her work this way: I work in a mix of new and vintage materials, incorporating feathers and veiling with antique brooches or beaded trim taken off a Victorian gown. I always choose the finest silks...

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Bubbly Bride: Top Tips To Help You Avoid SBS (Sweaty Bride Syndrome) On Your Wedding Day!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Here on OneWed's Savvy Scoop, I like to touch on subjects that might not typically be discussed... such as sweat. This is not the most glamorous topic but it is real and something every bride should be prepared for. As a bride, sweating can be your worst fear on your wedding day - after spending all morning getting ready with your makeup perfectly put on, beads of sweat could threaten to ruin it all in seconds. Reasons you will sweat: 1. Nerves - All of the...

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The Man Registry: Pre-Wedding Prep And Grooming For The Groom

by Azure

About The Man Registry Grooms – don’t expect your bride to be OK with you having greasy hair, chewed nails and un-manicured facial hair on your wedding day. I know that us guys don’t always take the time to look our best, but the wedding day is a different story. Here are a few quick tips on what you can do to assure you look your best on the big day: Haircut Here’s a no-brainer. Get your haircut about a week in advance of the wedding. Stick to your normal barber and with...

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Recycled Bride: Bridal Hair Dos and Don’ts

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Green 'n clean hair products for lovely wedding-day locks A few weeks ago, we talked about the best eco-friendly makeup to get you bridal beautiful. But we can't leave your tresses in distress! Like your skin, your hair should be cared for with natural, sustainable products for several months before your big day in order to ensure the most gorgeous, shiny, healthy wedding hair possible. But before I tell you about the best-kept secrets in natural haircare, let's...

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Bubbly Bride: Must Bride-to-Be Mean Long Hair?

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride I find it interesting that once a woman becomes a bride-to-be, they instantly begin 'growing out their hair'. No matter the current length, long or short, every bride's response seems to be 'I am growing it out for the big day'. Which I am beginning to believe is code for 'I am not going to visit my stylist for a year'. I understand the thought process behind it, in that they want their hair to be long enough to have a fancy up do for the big day. What I do...

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Inspired By Vintage Brooch Bouquets: Brooch Bridal Hairpieces Coming Soon!

by Azure

Remember our beautiful brooch bouquet post a few weeks back? Well, ever since I feasted my eyes on those gorgeous, vibrant bouquets, I've had brooches on the brain! And thanks to the social media phenomenon that is Twitter, I met the lovely ladies of Bridal Beauty Chicago, a fabulous on-location hair and makeup shop especially for brides-to-be. As luck would have it, they've got brooches on the brain, too, so we've decided to team up on an awesome brooch-tastic project! Samara and...

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Wedding Day Hairstyles Straight from the Red Carpet

by Azure

Almost as important as what the stars wear to the Oscars, is how they wear their hair! You may not be able to afford a couture gown like the dresses we looked at yesterday, but you can definitely copy red carpet style for your wedding day hair. Two contradictory trends emerged this year: 1) Soft, loose updos – Think Charlize Theron, Demi Moore, and Anna Kendrick with their hair out of the way, but still loose and romantic. 2) Super slick updos – Think Sarah Jessica Parker,...

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