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Pretty Wedding Nails

by Brooklyn Bride

Most brides probably feel like they have to go neutral or just a simple pop of red or coral on their nails for their wedding day, but I'm hoping this sparks some interest in doing something a LITTLE more daring! My favorite is probably the simple gold french manicure (below) since I've done it before and it really does look stunning. But I want to know... What unique nail style featured here do you love most?

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Kiehl’s Pampering Package: And the Winner Is…

by Azure

Carly J.! Here's what Carly had to say about winning this prize worth $550... OMG! Nooooo way! I won?! OneWed is the best! Thank you thank you thank you! We want to thank everyone who participated! Don't get down if you didn't win this time around because there will be plenty more giveaways to come! Xo  

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Giveaway Alert! Win a $550 Pampering Package

by Azure

I'm always surprised by how many compliments I receive on my skin (but of course, I'll take them all day long!). Sadly for Mother Nature though, she doesn't get any of the credit! I attribute my glow to Kiehl's, my very favorite skincare and beauty brand. And since today is the first day of Spring AND National Proposal Day, I wanted to share the Kiehl's wealth with one lucky bride! That's right, it's time for a giveaway! One will win the ultimate pampering package jam-packed...

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Simply Gorgeous Spring Wedding Makeup Guide

by Azure

Although we can't help but love the bold lips and dramatic cat eyes we're seeing on more and more brides these days, neutrals topped our list of trends for 2013 weddings...and not just for color palettes, decor, and flowers, but for bridal makeup too! Neutral makeup shades include tones naturally found in the skin, like peach, rose, bronze and plum. Makeup extraordinaire Bobbi Brown suggests (in the April 2013 issue of Real Simple) choosing neutral hues within two shades (darker or...

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Beauty on Your Wedding Day

by Brooklyn Bride

When it comes to makeup for your wedding, there are tons of directions you can go. I think the general consensus is that you want to look like a better version of your natural self, so I love these little "upgrades" to the makeup arsenal. The cat eye is a fabulously classic look that I'm pretty sure looks good on everyone. It takes a little practice, but any makeup artist can do it with ease. If you want to bring in some bright color, then a bold lip is definitely the way to...

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Bridal Manicure Madness: Shellac

by Faye

  You know on OneWed we are huge fans of a good manicure. But, if there is one thing we all hate it’s getting your nails done and then immediately messing them up. Who hasn’t done that? If you’re a bride-to-be then chances are you’ve got a good reason to gussy up your nails (that sparkler on your ring finger and plenty of people asking to see it!) and don’t want your polish to go to waste. Enter our new favorite thing, the CND Shellac manicure. I recently discovered the...

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Wedding Hair & Makeup Inspiration from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

by Azure

It's that time of year again! And you know what that means... style and beauty trend-spotting from the Fashion Week catwalks for your white aisle! Let's jump right in, shall we? Retro Rolled Updos and Bright Pink Lips at Carolina Herrera Untamed Curls and Glossy Red Lips at Marc Jacobs Origami Twist and Purple Lids at Jason Wu Effortless Waves and Bright Matte Lips at Diane von Furstenberg Sleek and Unique Low Side Pony at Zero + Maria Cornejo Slick, Smoky...

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I Do or I Don’t to Bright Lips for the Wedding Day?

by Azure

I'm a little bit late to the lipstick game (I still need to master the art of applying it!), but everywhere I turn I'm seeing pretty bold & bright puckers in shades of magenta, neon coral, and vivid red. I LOVE this look, and hope to see more brides rocking it down the road. There are risks, however, if you go with a bright shade of lipstick or stain for your wedding day. Can you imagine looking at your photos for the first time, and seeing (gasp!) a smear of lipstick on your...

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Customized Nail Polish for the Bride & Her Bridesmaids

by Brooklyn Bride

Pretty Please nail polish gives you the opportunity to name your own nailpolish! Isn't this just the best idea ever? With a bunch of colors (and more to come down the line), you can easily personalize hues like shades of pink for your bridesmaids, glitter for the flower girls, or a pastel blue for the bride's Something Blue.  Name them after the person, or come up with something clever in 24 characters or less for a little gift they'll remember forever! Will you say I Do to...

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Bridal Beauty Hit List—5 Manicure Must-Haves

by Azure

Now that I have an engagement ring to obsess over, I'm dedicated to keeping my nails and hands in tip-top shape. But I've always been a fan of DIY'ing my manis and pedis (I have trouble sitting at a nail salon for hours), and have a few tried and true tools I think every girl should own. And, they're all budget-friendly at less than $10 a pop! So without further adieu, here is my bridal beauty hit list for achieving the perfect, professional-looking manicure... 1 - Sally Hansen...

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Black Friday Bargains for Budget-Savvy Brides

by Azure

Can you believe tomorrow is Thanksgiving?! Time certainly flies! And while we all look forward to stuffing our faces with turkey, cranberries, stuffing, and sweet potatoes, we also know what the day after Thanksgiving brings... spectacular Black Friday steals and deals! And since I know you brideys are busy, I did the work rounding up the best Black Friday discounts just for you! Take a look... Bridal Bling & Baubles JewelMint: 70% off your first JewelMint piece (new customers...

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Find Your Wedding Day Nail Style

by Azure

Still on the hunt for the perfect wedding day mani? Well you're in luck! Because today we round up some of our favorite nail styles for brides from across the web! Don't forget to Pin the photos you adore! Classic Neutrals Shimmery Metallics & Studded Styles Something Blue Luxe Texture Edgy & Fashion-Forward Whimsical and Fun

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5 Favorite Beauty Looks from the 2012 Emmys

by Azure

When searching for your ideal wedding day hair and makeup, it's always a good idea to look to your favorite stars walking the red carpet. If there's a certain celebrity who can do no wrong in your eyes, she might be the perfect muse for your bridal beauty look. So today, we check out our favorite updos, down 'dos, and perfectly painted faces from the 2012 Emmys! Ginnifer Goodwin - Ginnifer's orange Monique Lhuillier dress isn't the only thing that stunned on the red carpet! Her...

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Bridal Beauty Report from Fashion Week

by Azure

The 1970's-inspired hair and makeup at Issa London's Spring 2013 RTW runway show knocked my socks off! Issa's models donned perfectly painted red and pink lips, dramatic cat eyes, retro-inspired updos finished with tropical orchids, and sun-kissed complexions as if they just stepped off a fabulous yacht in Bora Bora. Every last detail was perfection! Gorgeous, no?! But other designers delivered the pretty, too! And today, we share our favorite beauty looks and trends, perfect...

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10 Manicures Perfect for the Wedding Day

by Azure

After my super busy engaged GF (who's a lawyer) told me she'd pulled an all nighter at the office, and that earlier in the day... she'd tasked her assistant with searching for "wedding nail polish colors" in Google, I had to laugh. And then... help my lady out with another spectacular wedding nails post! Because truth be told, as my friend's wedding day draws near, there will be much bigger fish to fry than finding the perfect bridal mani. Isn't that right, newlyweds?? So for all...

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MOR Cosmetics for the Bride and her ‘Maids

by Brooklyn Bride

As a designer and lover of all things pretty when it comes to gifts, I always keep an eye out for beautiful packaging...one product line I recently re-discovered is MOR Cosmetics. Right off the bat, their packaging is incredibly beautiful, from their macaron inspired lip glosses to the papers used to wrap their yummy smelling soaps. I can't help but wish someone would base an entire bridal shower theme just with their products! They'll also make great gifts for your...

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Wedding Nail Art for the Non-DIY Bride

by Azure

High fashion nail art is all the rage, but DIY'ing some of the fancy styles featured here and here requires a steady hand and precise attention to detail. The finished look can be amazing... but getting it done is no cake walk. Enter Minx, the makers of polish-free nail appliqués who started the trend back in 2007. Now Minx lets you upload your own photos to create customized nail templates, so inspiring images can be transformed into pretty nail art. How perfect is the Minx...

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