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More Fashion Week Wedding Hair + Makeup Trends!

by Azure

On Tuesday we covered 5 fabulous bridal beauty looks from the NY fashion week catwalks. And today we've got four more gorgeous styles to inspire you! 1. Manic Glamour at Badgley Mischka- If you're channeling the old Hollywood glamour embodied by Marilyn Monroe for your walk down the aisle, you'll love the hair and makeup seen at Badgley Mischka's Spring 2012 RTW show. The voluminous updo features a textured French twist in the back, and hair at the front was set into tight curls,...

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Wedding Hair + Makeup Trends from Fashion Week

by Azure

New York Fashion Week doesn't just offer style inspiration for your waltz down the white aisle. Beauty, makeup and hair trends that will soon hit the bridal industry begin on these high-fashion catwalks. So join us as we trend-spot the best up & coming beauty looks perfect for brides-to-be! 1. Bold and Artistic at Jason Wu- Jason Wu turned the classic chignon modern and dramatic by incorporating loads of black feathers into the hairstyle. Models' sported bright red lips and nails,...

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5 Stunning Bridal Beauty Trends

by Azure

  Here are five hot hair and makeup trends perfect for 2011 and 2012 brides! 1. Jewel-Tone Eye: Dramatic smoky eyes are making a comeback in a vintage-inspired nod to the roaring 20's.   * DIY how to- start by applying a primer to your lids (to avoid creasing), then use a black eye-liner to draw in around the eye, smudging out with a brush to create the smoky look. Follow with a bright jewel-toned shadow and jet black mascara.   2. Playful Blush, Nude Lips: A new...

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Kim Kardashian’s Pre-Wedding Slimdown

by Azure

Kim Kardashian's curves are coveted by women across the globe. And while she embraces her voluptuous frame, she's like most brides... with a wedding deadline for weight loss. Kim wants to walk down the aisle a little bit thinner, tighter and more toned than ever before. To make this happen, she planned ahead, set realistic goals and gave herself ample time to shape up. We encourage you to steal this page from Kim Kardashian's book; don't try to lose those last 10 pounds a few days...

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Bridal Beauty, Wedding Style: What’s Trending Now!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Karin Crimmins, owner ofRed Carpet Studios Hello ladies! The 2011 wedding season is in full swing! So let’s talk about what’s trending now in the world of wedding style and beauty! One of the top trends I've noticed on my latest wedding adventures? Having not one, but two wedding dresses. Why the hell not I say!! Embrace your inner princess for the wedding ceremony and live out your fairy tale fantasy by looking totally radiant and beautiful in a bridal...

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La Boheme: Bohemian Bridal Style Inspiration

by Azure

Bohemian style has taken the fashion and wedding industry by storm this year! And never has it looked quite so sophisticated! When I think 'Bohemian', I think peace, love and harmony, making the boheme style perfect for couples' I Do's! Wedding dress designers like Claire Pettibone and eco-chic Adele Wechsler really embody the bohemian aesthetic. Nature-inspired details like 3D floral applique and cascading petals adorn featherlight dresses, while flutter sleeves and empire...

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Wedding Hairstyle DIY: Wear Flowers in Your Hair

by Azure

Floral head wreaths have been reinvented and I must admit that in the past, I would have told you to save the wreaths for the flower girls. But bohemian chic style has reemerged and with it, a chic new spin on floral headdresses. Today, my inner flower child says that a floral headdress like the one above is the perfect wedding hairstyle accessory for summer I Do's. And believe it or not, it's totally DIY! Refinery29 posted about its Kanon Organic Vodka Swedish Midsummer's party...

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Bridal Braids: Perfect Summer Wedding Hairstyles

by Azure

Braids have been hot for quite some time... but in 2011 they take a festive turn, gracing white aisles across the country. We love the idea of incorporating a stylish braid into a classic wedding hairstyle. Check out the photo above... this curly-haired bride chose a romantic loose updo with a chunky braid framing her face. Once you look at the images below, you'll see that braids can make a wedding day appearance in lots of unique ways. Although bohemian brides have long adored...

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Bridal Beauty Splurge: Tom Ford Launches Beauty Collection

by Azure

As you plan your dream wedding and prepare to walk down the aisle, have you noticed a shift in your spending habits when it comes to health and beauty? Are you willing to ditch the drugstore makeup and splurge on luxury brands like Tom Ford, Chanel, and Dior? If there's ever a time to splurge, this is it lovely brides! And Tom Ford's new beauty collection is full of splurge-worthy items. Ford loves a strong, smoky eye and bold, red lips (check out this inspiring bridal beauty shoot...

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Vintage-Inspired Bridal Updo: DIY in 5 Minutes!

by Azure

I saw this adorable vintage-inspired updo on From Me To You. While it may be a bit too casual for your actual I Do's, it's perfect for the rehearsal dinner, bridal brunch and the honeymoon. Read on to learn how you can get the look with 5 simple steps in 5 minutes flat! 1. Work with day-old hair and divide into three equal parts. Quickly spray each section with hairspray to ensure hold throughout the day. Let the hairspray set (give it a few moments) and then lightly comb through...

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Bridal Beauty News: Salma Hayek, NARS How-Tos, Get Lippy

by Azure

The perfect wedding hair, makeup and skin is a must for your big day. So here's a bridal beauty update to help you get your blushing bride on! 1. Salma Hayek launches Nuance Salma Hayek makeup, hair and skincare line. The Hollywood a-lister has joined hands with CVS to introduce her new beauty product line. Why do we love this line? Well, it's budget-friendly (priced right with products ranging from $2.99 to $19.99) and widely available (sold through CVS), so whether you're...

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Wedding Season Prep: 5 Steps to a Sun-Kissed Tan

by Azure

Bride, bridesmaid or guest, chances are you'll be attending a wedding in the next couple of months. And there's nothing worse than putting on that wedding dress, bridesmaid gown or cocktail frock and feeling pale and washed out. A golden glow puts an instant spring in my step, but I'm unwilling to ruin my skin (or risk skin cancer) with tanning beds. Sunless tanning is the way to go and if you follow these tips, you'll be a bronze bombshell in no time! Step 1. Shave (or wax) before...

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3 Summer Wedding Bridal Hair Trends and Hairstyle Inspiration!

by Azure

Thanks to the introduction of unique bridal lines like Anthropologie's BHLDN, traditional bridal style takes a turn for the unique in 2011. And we're not just talking about the dress... wedding hairstyles have followed suit! More brides are choosing unstructured looks, with undone wedding hairstyles replacing formal classic updos. Check out three of the summer's hottest hair trends for brides recommended by Jennifer McGann, Director of Cosmetology at the Tricoci University of...

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5 Tips to Flawless Skin for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Bridal beauty advice from renowned dermatologist, Dr. Vermen M. Verallo-Rowelle, of VMV Hypoallergenics Every bride wants a flawless complexion when she walks down the aisle! Your wedding photos will last forever, and armed with these five tips to flawless skin, you'll be the most beautiful blushing bride from every angle! 1. Get plenty of sleep: You'll be a busy bee while planning your wedding, but ample sleep is uber important. If possible, get 7-9 hours each night. Sleep helps...

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Three Lucky Winners: Look Your Best When You Say I Do!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway I know you're dying to learn which three lucky ladies will win this week! The three Happy Wedding Bliss Belly Bags go to... Cortney M! Sharon T! Tammi V! Congrats, ladies! Don't forget to email SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to claim your prize (in case our email to you gets caught in spam). Psst... We just launched our Ultimate Proposal Contest sponsored by the Jewelry Information Center! Share your proposal story for a chance to win...

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Maximize Your Bridal Beauty with this Week’s Wedding Giveaway!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway We already shared the top 10 ways to look and feel great when you walk down the aisle! But we're not stopping there! Ashley Koff, R.D., from Shedding for the Wedding, created custom Happy Belly Bags especially for OneWed brides-to-be. And THREE lucky readers will WIN a Happy Wedding Bliss Belly Bag of their own! Eight essential items (that have been given Ashley's 'AKA' stamp of approval) are included in the custom bag: 1. TruRoots,...

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Top 10 Ways to Look and Feel Your Best When Tying the Knot

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Ashley Koff, R.D., featured dietitian on the CW’s 'Shedding for the Wedding' 1. Make every bite count with nutrient dense foods. Think organic, whole foods versus processed, packaged foods. Make a salad bowl of organic blueberries (1/2 cup –fresh or frozen), quinoa (1/2 cup cooked), greens (unlimited) and avocado (1/4), and drizzle a ginger, lemon / lime vinaigrette (1 tsp dried ginger, 1 Tbsp organic lemon / lime juice, 2 Tbsp champagne vinegar) on top. 2....

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Bridal Beauty Must-Haves and a FREE Sample Bag!

by Azure

We love Sephora for pre-wedding prep and day-of wedding hair and makeup essentials. And now until April 5th, if you make a purchase on Sephora.com, you'll get an extra special treat. Handpick 5 skincare essentials, and Sephora will include a free skincare sample bag when they ship your order. On Monday we posted gorgeous photos showing the top bridal hair and makeup trends for 2011. One of our favorite trends is the strong lip, especially when paired with a dramatic cat eye. If...

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Weekly Wedding Giveaway: Win the Ultimate Nail Collection!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway essie nail polish has long been loved by brides-to-be. And essie's new Borrowed and Blue 2011 bridal collection is chic, modern and anything but ordinary! Although this collection won't hit stores until April 1st, you could WIN the Borrowed and Blue essie collection by entering this week's Savvy Steals giveaway! Borrowed and Blue is the ultimate nail collection for brides, and includes four fabulous shades: o borrowed and blue–...

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Wedding Hair and Makeup Inspiration and 2011 Trends

by Azure

The talented gals at Bridal Beauty Chicago reached out to OneWed to share the Hair and Makeup Trends for 2011 photo shoot they recently wrapped. The photos are amazing, and oh so inspiring! Just as we predicted sophisticated elegance as the top 2011 wedding trend, wedding day hairstyles for 2011 are sleek and sophisticated, too. Today's brides are requesting modern takes on classic wedding hairstyles. For 2011 Bridal Makeup, Bridal Beauty Chicago identified the 4 top trends...

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Wedding Hair Trend We Love: Feather Hair Extensions!

by Azure

We know that feathers are a major trend right now, and that brides love walking down the aisle with long, luscious locks. You can find plenty of ways to incorporate feathers into your wedding, but the latest and greatest creation is feather hair extensions! If you plan on wearing an all-down wedding hairstyle, consider incorporating a few flirty feather extensions. You can find any color your heart desires (from warm ivories and browns to funky pink, red and blue), and they're...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: Win a Pro Airbrush Tanning System!

by Azure

About OneWed' Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway I don't know about you, but as winter winds down and signs of Spring begin to show, I'm in serious need of a sun-kissed tan. But I also know why you should just say no to tanning beds, so a sunless option is key! That's why this week only, you could win a professional airbrush tanning system, the Stream August Tan, from Steam Cosmetics! This product was named Best At Home Tanning System by Allure Magazine, and is perfect for brides and...

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Hiring Your Bridal Makeup Artist: Top 6 Things to Consider

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Barbara of Bridal Artistry You are 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...

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Wedding Hairstyle Inspiration: Red Carpet Looks from the 2011 Oscars

by Azure

Two of my favorite red carpet hairstyles from the 2011 Oscars were worn by Anne Hathaway and Reese Witherspoon. Hathaway donned a perfectly classic sleek chignon, and Witherspoon went in a totally different direction sporting a retro-inspired ponytail. Both of these hairstyles are white aisle-worthy, so today we'll dish how to get the look! Anne Hathaway- Sleek Chignon What you'll need: Large hot rollers, bobby pins and a heavy-duty hairspray. How To: First, add bounce and body to...

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