Makeup


Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Picture-Perfect Wedding Day with REMBRANDT!

by Azure

There are so many things a bride-to-be has to coordinate leading up to her big day, and one thing she should be able to count on undoubtedly (besides her groom!) is her smile. After all, there’s no better way to dazzle your new hubby than with a bright, confident smile! Our Savvy Steal this week will take care of just that. One Savvy Scoop reader will receive the three fabulous REMBRANDT products in the Guide to a Picture-Perfect Wedding Day shown above. Leading up to your big...

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Get in Shape for Your Wedding Day with these Top Fitness Exercises!

by Azure

It's time to get in shape for both your wedding &honeymoon. Score strapless wedding dress-ready arms & shoulders and bikini-worthy legs & bottom with these fabulous exercises from Katie of KTFitness. And for those brides (and grooms)in the Chicago area, Katie would like to giveaway an 8-week Beach Ready BootCamp membership starting this weekend to a lucky Savvy Scoop reader. Simply email katie@ktfitness to enter.

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Every Essie Nail Polish Shade for your Wedding!

by Azure

We want your wedding-day look to be pure perfection, from the tips of your nails to the bottom of your toes! To help complete the look, our Savvy Steal this week is from Essie Cosmetics, the ultimate color authority and the go-to nail brand. Whether you are a retro bride-to-be who wants to walk down the aisle in fiery red polish, or a traditional nearlywed who plans on donning the classic French Manicure, this week's steal is a must-have! One lucky Savvy Scoop reader will win five...

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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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Makeup + Fashion = Every Woman’s Dream!

by Azure

Kali Merrow, of kali make up in NYC, is an amazingly talented makeup artist who picked up a paintbrush at the age of three. She quickly became a skilled and accomplished painter, and after working in Hong Kong in product design, relocated to New York City to pursue her passion of painting. Not long after, Kali made the effortless transition from the canvas to the face. Today, Kali is an amazing makeup artist, drawing her inspiration from fine art, nature, the hustle and bustle of...

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Groom Your Groom

by Azure

It goes without saying that I think my husband is a handsome and talented man (although, I’ve found it helps to say it, frequently). But, there is one thing he’s not very good at, and that he was even worse at before we got married. It’s a little hard to discuss. It’s personal. OK, I’ll just spit it out: He’s not very good at shaving. Now that we’ve been married for a little while, I’ve found some things to help him. Chief among them, products from The Art of...

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How To: Easy Up-Do Part 2!

by Azure

When Giuliana Depandi married Bill Rancic back in '07, her wedding day hairstyle was flawless! If you loved her hairstyle as much as I did, check out this video on how to create a similar evening look in minutes by Ford Models stylist Johnny Lavoy courtesy of Ford Models. Just nix the headband, add a braided extension to wrap around the up-do, and you are all set!

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12 Ways to Use Lavender in Your Wedding

by Azure

Special feature by Ginna Gemmell of Lavender Green Chris and I just celebrated our 32nd Wedding Anniversary. It seems as though we've been together for our entire lives and it feels as though we have just fallen in love. A paradox! We were married in 1969 on our family farm, which is now LavenderGreen. Our wedding was simple in ceremony and music and yet lush with 300 guests, great food cooked outdoors, and lots of love! There were flowers and fragrance everywhere as I remember....

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Glow on your big day with Carey & Co.’s tantalizing scrubs

by Azure

The gals at Carey & Co. were nice enough to send us Savvy Scoopers a sample of their INGREDIENTS Ultra-Moisturizing Citrus and Spice scrub, and after using it once, I was hooked (the scrub is still being held hostage in my shower at home!). With the sweet orange essential oil, ground cinnamon, and crushed cloves, I was treated to the aroma-therapeutic effects I’ve only experienced at a pricey spa- I felt more awake and rejuvenated than I have in a long time. Truly a pampering...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: A Marc Jacobs Inspired Wedding…

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...Registry, Decor, Fashion and Gift Ideas For The Fashionista Bride! Calling all Marc-o-holics! Let your favorite designer inspire you for your wedding day, with simple, stylish, delicate daisies. Daisies may be simple, but Marc Jacobs found a way to turn them glam offering brides elegance for their wedding day and beyond! Below are just a few of my personal favorite picks for your fashion-infused wedding...which I'm thrilled to share with you as my...

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Wedding Hair, Hollywood Style

by Azure

Sunday night’s Academy Awards didn’t hold many surprises in terms of the winners, but I for one was surprised by how many stars had their hair down: Angelina Jolie, Jessica Biel, Nicole Kidman (Actually, I’m a little confused actually as to whether her hair was up or down). After Drew Barrymore’s Golden Globes windswept don’t, I thought everyone would have their hair shellacked to hell. Maybe that’s just me though, my hair has a mind of its own and I find it easiest to...

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