Makeup


Peacock Eyes and other Bridal Beauty Trends

by Azure

It wasn't just fashion that captured the spotlight on Roberto Cavalli's Fall 2012 Milan Fashion Week catwalk. Everyone was talking about the captivating peacock eyes! For a daring, fashion-forward bride, I think this look is divine! And if you want to give it a test drive to see if it's right for your white aisle, keep reading to learn the three simple steps... 1. Line eyes with black liner. 2. Sweep black shadow from the lids to the brow bones. 3. Apply three sparkling,...

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It’s Your Day to Sparkle and Shine!!

by Azure

Happy International Women's Day! Soak it up, take it all in, and be sure to tell the fabulous women in your life how special they are. Grooms, don't forget to show your soon-to-be a little extra love and attention today! And in case your step isn't sparkling like it should...feast your eyes on these hot off the catwalk stunners from Elie Saab (above). Aren't you feeling more brilliant already?

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4 Bridal Beauty Resolutions for the New Year

by Azure

The time leading up to your wedding will be both stressful and exciting. You’ll want to feel like the day is as perfect as it should be, and of course, knock your groom’s socks off with how stunning you look! No wedding day is flawless and yours won’t be. Resign yourself to this now so you’re not disappointed when a small hiccup pops up. But when it comes to looking drop dead gorgeous, success is within your reach! Just follow these four, very easily kept New Year’s beauty...

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Bridal Beauty Inspiration from the 2012 People’s Choice Awards

by Azure

I don't know about you, but when I think about all the time, money and professional skill that goes into getting a celebrity red carpet ready, it kind of gets my goat! I mean, if we had the top hair and makeup artists at our beck and call, endless amounts of dough to blow on hair extensions, false lashes, skincare treatments, fake tans, million dollar wardrobes, you name it... we would ALL look that good! Don't you think? And by we, I mean all us non-celebs with a limited...

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5 Steps to Supermodel Skin for Your Wedding

by Azure

  Victoria's Secret annual runway show always generates buzz. And while Miranda Kerr's 2.5 million dollar bra almost stole the show, I'm still dreaming about the Angels' gorgeous hair and makeup! Not to mention the HOT lingerie perfect for your wedding night, honeymoon and beyond!   And truly, what bride-to-be wouldn't love to exude a little VS bombshell on her wedding day? I know I would! So today, we tell you how to get the flawless skin seen on the 2011 VS...

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Bridal Beauty Q/A

by Azure

  Special to onewed by Karin of "I Do" Hair for Weddings   Happy Fall, gorgeous brides-to-be!  I hope everyone is getting cozy with the crisp weather and looking forward to their wedding day!   Whether you’re planning a fall, winter or spring or summer wedding, the wedding makeup questions I answer this month will help you look and stay beautiful from the rehearsal dinner to the reception, to the honeymoon and beyond!   Q.    I am loving the...

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DIY Wedding Hair + Makeup: Flawless Foundations, Affordable Accents

by Azure

  If you're looking for inexpensive DIY wedding ideas, particularly those related to beauty tips and ideas-- you're in the right place. When it comes to weddings, hiring a makeup artist and hairstylist to make you look your best can get rather expensive.   However, with the right tools and a little bit of practice, it's completely possible to create your own "bridal look" for a lot less. Read our fabulous bridal beauty tips and ideas for how to make...

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9 week’s worth of priceless wedding wisdom

by Azure

  Brides across the nation were loving Bridal Wave, and after nine fabulous episodes, season one is a wrap!   Each episode was jam-packed with priceless advice from world-famous experts, including celebrity wedding photographer Bob Davis of Bob & Dawn Davis Photography and Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Candace Cusic, a-list party planner Colin Cowie, Vatana Watters of Watters Bridal and so many more.  And for the couple shows I couldn't host, I was honored to...

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6 tips to help you hire the right wedding makeup artist

by Azure

  You’re getting married and you want to look fabulous when all eyes are on you. You already know you're calling on a pro to do your bridal makeup; after all, you’re spending big bucks on a great wedding photographer and those photos are going to be around f-o-r-e-v-e-r!! But how do you choose the right professional makeup artist for YOU? A bride’s first instinct is to get referrals from trusted friends, and that's a great place to start. If you're the first one in your...

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Priceless Expert Advice: Wedding Hair + Makeup

by Azure

The expert scoop on wedding day makeup and hair extensions! Episode one of Bridal Wave focused on the ever important topic of bridal hair and makeup, and we called on some incredible experts to help our bride-to-be. Sara was a natural brunette beauty with sparkling blue eyes and perfect skin. She was concerned about keeping her wedding makeup looking great all day long, and debating whether or not to take the plunge with hair extensions.  If you share similar concerns, read on...

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Bridal Style Eye Candy: Behind the Scenes, Spring 2012 RTW

by Azure

If you're ever hunting for drool-worthy inspiration, Vogue.com is a fabulous place to start. You'll find some of the most decadent high-fashion looks, styles that can be paired down for your walk down the white aisle. Just check out the Marchesa confection above... the dress packs a whole lot of drama, perfect for our fairy tale and glamour-loving brides-to-be! I'm also head-over-heels for the beaded Ralph Lauren dress with the super low v-back. This baby (in photo 8) is definitely...

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Romantic DIY Wedding Hairstyle- the Fishtail Braid

by Azure

One of my childhood obsessions has come full circle, and I obsess once again. As a kid, I begged my sister, mom, anyone with the magic touch to do me up with a fishtail braid. I LOVED it! And while I never quite mastered the fishtail braid as a girl, it's now a go-to in my beauty bag of tricks. Thanks to the 2011 fishtail braid being chunkier, messier and more texture heavy than ever before, it's now a hairstyle that you can totally DIY. Bohemian brides are loving this hairstyle...

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Bridal Beauty Inspiration- Dramatic Fashion Week Faces

by Azure

So many fabulous faces, so much bridal beauty inspiration! From New York to London to Milan, we're checking out the latest hair and makeup looks from fashion week. For Prabal Gurung, it was all about a berry-stained pucker. Models' wore bright matte fuchsia lipstick, with a darker berry stain on the middle, inside of the lips. Barely there silver shimmery eye shadow and slicked back all-down hairstyles completed the look. And for designers like Gucci and Rodarte, it was all about...

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