Makeup


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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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Gilles Montezin Wedding Dresses

by Azure

This Spring 2010 collection is incredible! If you are a sophisticated bride looking for high drama, Gilles Montezin's Opera Collection was created just for you! This collection pays homage to the art form of opera by bringing together a complex combination of drama, sensuality, femininity and emotion... and each dress is more beautiful and unique than the last. We saw this fabulous line up close and personal while in NYC, and I must say, these photos don't do the gowns justice. I...

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Bridal Bling: Top Ten Ways to Support Ethical Jewelry

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Brilliant Earth Long after your big day has passed, your engagement ring, wedding bands, and other wedding jewelry will remain a beautiful reminder of your shared past, your values, and your dreams for the future. With so many brilliant options for ethical jewelry, there’s no reason to compromise style or quality on your special day. Keep the glamour, lose the guilt! Here are a few tips on how to do it: 1. Look for ethical origin diamonds The first step is...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway - Fabulous Laura Mercier Body Cream

by Azure

About Savvy Steals Winter is coming! If you want to keep your skin looking soft and wedding-dress ready, you’ll need to find a good body lotion and use it regularly! We LOVE this Almond Coconut Milk Soufflé Body Créme from Laura Mercier. Want to give it a try? Lucky for you, it’s our Savvy Steal this week! To win this week's Savvy Steal...
 • Register on OneWed.com (US residents only please)
 • Make sure you comment using your registered name.
 • Write an...

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The Perfect Honeymoon Spot For Relaxation-Seeking Couples: Turks and Caicos Islands

by Azure

Last Friday, our Honeymoons.com expert Marie O'Mara offered up a great honeymoon idea for our adventurous near lyweds- A Backroads Biking or Hiking adventure through the Italian countryside. This week, she's catering to our engaged couples seeking some serious relaxation for their first trip as Mr. and Mrs.! Let's take a little trip to Seven Stars Resort on Grace Bay, in the gorgeous Turks & Caicos Islands, shall we? Check out the full article in our advice section!

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Get Khloe Kardashian’s Wedding Day Makeup Look!

by Azure

Wondering how makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic achieved Khloe Kardashian's beautiful bridal look? - Smoky, yet subtle, Eyes:NARS Duo in Mediterranee, M.A.C. eyeshadow in Antiqued, and Lancome's beyond-amazing Hypnose mascara - Glowing Skin:NARS blush in Orgasm, and Dior Bronze Matte bronzer - Pretty Pout: Revlon Creme Gloss in Pink Cami - Flowing Waves:Bumble and Bumble Thickening Spray and Orlando Pita T3 Boost

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Savvy Steals Winner- Cue The Drum Roll For This Beautiful Bride!!

by Azure

The lucky winner of the amazing Caudalie Beauty Elixir and fab Caudalie samples is... Whitney B! We know you'll be a Caudalie fan for life after trying these must-have skin care products! And to the rest of our Savvy Scoopers, don't forget to check out our super new Steals & Deals page, where you can get the scoop on all of the amazing offers exclusively for our OneWed brides-to-be! Have a fabulous weekend!

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Introducing Marie O’Mara of Honeymoons.com- Our Honeymoons & Destination Weddings Expert!

by Azure

Recognized throughout the Wedding &Honeymoon industry for not only her passion & creative thinking, but also her commitment to educating clients on creating the perfect event, Marie O’Mara reports the latest in destination wedding & honeymoon trends for Hon eymoons.com. Marie O’Mara came to Honeymoons.com with over 15+ years of event &wedding planning experience. Her knowledge & understanding of destination wedding planning speaks for itself with the countless numbers of ecstatic...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Another Must-Have Beauty Product from Caudalie!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Another can't-live-without product to add to your bridal beauty arsenal! Caudalie’s Beauty Elixir is inspired by the "elixir of youth" used by Queen Isabelle of Hungary, and has been touted by celebrities, top beauty shops, and high-end lifestyle publications as the “fountain of youth in a bottle.” Part-toner, part-serum mist of essential oils and plant active ingredients, this elixir will take your already beautiful skin to new...

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Photographers (and other wedding professionals) Unite- Images For A Cure

by Azure

On October 11, 2009, wedding photographers, videographers, makeup artists, and more will band together for one common purpose- finding a cure. Images for a Cure is an amazing charitable organization, raising money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. If you are still looking to book an engagement session with your hubby-to-be, or are considering surprising your man with a racy boudoir shoot, wouldn't you love it if your session fees supported a great cause? With over 119...

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Exfoliate, Brighten And Smooth, Blushing Bride, With This Week’s Savvy Steal!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway To help you glow on your wedding day and beyond, this week’s Savvy Steal is from Dermalogica, the number one choice of skin care professionals and consumers worldwide. One lucky Savvy Scooper will win one of Dermalogica’s top-selling products, the Daily Microfoliant. This rice-based powder formula activates upon contact with water, releasing enzymes and compounds that micro-exfoliate dead skin cells, leaving skin instantly smoother and...

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Bride Chic: The Mantilla

by Azure

About Bride Chic Recently a client came to me wanting a veil not because she was getting married but going through the ritual of converting to Catholicism. Once she walked into my studio with the imported laces she'd just purchased and we discussed her design in greater depth, I realized this is one headpiece that evolved from a truly remarkable history worth posting about. The mantilla originated in the warmer climates of Spain circa 1700. Lace versions were chic through the 17th...

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Looking for a Great Nail Polish Color?

by Azure

I had a little bit of writer’s block yesterday and believe it or not, I spent an hour researching nail polish colors! Do you know that the OPI website lets you “try on” nail polish? They have a hand on which you can adjust the skin color and the length of the nail, and get an idea for how the color will look on you! Just click any of their colors, then click “try on this color” to see how it will work for you! I may never get any work done again!

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Hurry!  Don’t Miss These Fab Finds from Gilt’s Designer Accessories Sale!

by Azure

Gilt.com is having a Designer Accessories Sale today featuring Halston, Kara Ross, and Nina Ricci! Hurry, hurry, hurry! These are going to go fast! Halston cream snake skin clutch- usually $1,595 for only $398! To die for! And if you need an invite to become a member of Gilt Groupe, email me at savvyscoop@onewed.com!

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Winter 2009 Bridal Hair Accessory Trends

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Maura Foster of DTABridal.com It's 90 degrees outside right now, but bridal designers are thinking ahead to Fall and Winter 2009 with an eye towards the newest designs and the hottest trends. Bridal magazines rarely focus on bridal accessories– for them, it's all about the dress. Hair accessory aficionados know how to track the trends – look towards the hair styles. Accessories tend to follow the current hair styles. There are two styles right now leading...

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Top Tips: Getting in Shape for the Wedding, Hiring a Trainer

by Azure

According to the May 2009 issue of Shape Magazine, 48% of brides say they'll exercise to get in shape for their wedding. Whichever half of the group you're in, you'll want to read our latest Top Tips article. Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach Giulia Isetti, of Coaching by G, will give you a whole new perspective on how to think about your body, your health, and your wedding day. She also gives some great advice on how to hire a trainer!

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The Best Bra EVER For Your Wedding Day!

by Azure

My search for the perfect strapless bra is finally over! I wore my new BioFit® 7-way bra from Victoria's Secret for the first time this past weekend, and I LOVE love love it! Gone are the days of pulling my strapless up every 5 minutes to keep it from falling down around my waist. Or (embarassed to admit this) knotting the underband on either side of the hooks to ensure I don't end up looking like I have 4 ta-tas. A little bit about the bra... "With 7 ways to wear it, you'll...

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Clarisonic PLUS- A Must-Have For A Flawless Face On Your Wedding Day!

by Azure

We are so excited about our WeddingPreParty Twitter Launch Party tomorrow (Wednesday, August, 5th from 9-10 pm EST)! If you missed the post, or have yet to RSVP, check out the details of this fab virtual party HERE! We’ll be giving away some amazing door prizes throughout the event, one of which is the Clarisonic PLUS Sonic Skin Care Cleansing System (a $225 value). After trying this product over the past few months (thanks to the wonderful folks at Clarisonic), I was beyond...

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Wishpot: Your Post-Wedding Wardrobe

by Azure

The amount of thought that goes into every detail of a wedding is so great that it can be easy to forget about the post-wedding wardrobe. Here are examples of a few essential pieces for any newlywed. The first item comes from Wishpot Wedding Expert, beyondsmitten. It is the Hanky Panky Rosalyn Thong and according to our wedding expert, it is “perfect for the bride.” The next key piece is this adorable Kimono Style Robe by etsy designer, plumprettysugar. My favorite aspect of...

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Top 10 Hangover Cures For After The Bachelorette Party!

by Azure

How many of you have had a few too many while out one night, and woke up saying "I'll never drink again!"? If I had a dollar for every time I've said that, I'd have a pretty penny saved up by now. I'll bet that those 4 dreaded words (I'll never drink again) are uttered by the majority of nearlyweds after their bachelor or bachelorette party. Delivery.com, the go-to place for right to your doorstep delivery of nearly anything under the sun, offered these Top 10 Hangover Cures: 10)...

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OneWed and simplehuman Help You “Shower Her With Thanks”!

by Azure

Even if you’re the farthest thing from a bridezilla, you depend on several of your best girls (MOH and Bridesmaids) to help keep your wedding together. You’ve delegated to them those small tasks that could have easily fallen through the cracks, they’ve organized a fabulous bridal shower, seamlessly planned an out of this world bachelorette party, and done it all with a smile. Wouldn’t you love the chance to thank these special ladies for all of their hard work? Enter the...

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The Man Registry: Manscaping 101

by Azure

About The Man Registry For grooms wanting to do a little extra grooming and look their best on the wedding day, a new term has evolved: manscaping. Yes, you read that right: manscaping. Think of it an art form for men who want to keep their skin and hair in tip top shape. We know it may sound a little metro sexual, but manscaping is nothing to be embarrassed about. Women shave, wax, pluck and so on. Many Hollywood actor type folks are quite smooth in the skin department and...

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Calling All Atlanta Brides

by Azure

It is easy to feel overwhelmed when you start planning your wedding. Well, Bridal Bar opening today in Atlanta is the perfect place to start for discerning brides. Bridal Bar prescreens all of its wedding vendors and products simplifying your planning process. Relax at Bridal Bar’s boutique and enjoy a glass of champagne while perusing only the best wedding offerings in Atlanta. Sound too good to be true? It gets even better, all of Bridal Bar’s services are FREE. For you...

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Savvy Steals Winner- All The Pre-Wedding Workout Essentials From FRS!

by Azure

Congrats, Ace!! Because of your savvy comments this week, you'll be walking down the aisle with a toned, rock-solid body! Tell your hubby-to-be he can thank us later! Enjoy the suite of FRS Healthy Energy products we'll be sending your way, and make sure you stick to the personalized diet plan that will be created just for you! And for the rest of our lovely readers, don't forget to send your platinum proposal stories to savvyscoop@onewed.com! Only 5 more days to become...

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