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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: Up the Romance this Valentine’s Day

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway With Valentine's Day right around the corner, it's the perfect time to bring romance to your relationship. Which is why this week's Savvy Steal is all about love, romance and seduction! One lucky bride will win The Romance Kit from the Luxury Collection by New Indulgence. The Romance Kit is nothing like other sometimes cringe-worthy love kits you've seen in the past.... so no need to blush New Indulgence is a luxury brand, and the...

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DIY Wedding Hairstyles: Old Hollywood Glamour

by Azure

I don't know about you, but I LOVED January Jones' red carpet hairstyle at the 2011 Golden Globes. Her 1920's-inspired brushed out wave was picture perfect with her bold red lips and gown. This Old Hollywood Glamhairstyle would look great with a French net veil, blusher, or bridal fascinator. And paired with a slinky, sheath style wedding dress (Jenny Packham's gorgeous dresses come to mind) and retro peep-toe bridal heels, the look would be divine. It's a simple enough...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway Winner: Beyond Gorgeous for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

About OneWed Loves It! Savvy Stealsweekly giveaway Who will be beyond gorgeous on her wedding day? The lucky winner of this week's Savvy Steals giveaway is... Mallory L! Congrats, Mallory! Don't forget to email SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to claim your prize!

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Sleek 2011 Wedding Hairstyle- High Chignon, Bridal Ballerina Style

by Azure

The chignon updo is a classic wedding hairstyle, but in 2011 the chignon will hit a high note! Wedding dress designers from Amsale to Monique Lhuillier sent models down the catwalk with sleek chignons piled high atop their heads. And if you like this wedding hairstyle, it can be transformed to suit your bridal look, face shape and wedding hair accessories. A few chic variations on the high chignon updo... 1. Braided Ballerina Chignon- as seen at Kenneth Poole's Spring 2011 bridal...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: Beyond Gorgeous Makeup Collection

by Azure

About OneWed Loves It! Savvy Stealsweekly giveaway Although you'll probably hire a pro for your wedding day makeup, every bride deserves some high-quality product in her cosmetics bag! For your engagement party, bachelorette soiree, rehearsal dinner and honeymoon, you'll want to look your best. And one of the most trusted beauty brands around- Bare Escentuals- will ensure your pre-wedding looks are pure perfection. This week's Savvy Steal is a must-have for every bride! We're...

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How To Make the Most of Your Wedding Hairstyle Trial Run

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Giselle, owner of Hair by Giselle Pre-wedding hair trials are essential, fun, and informative. And best of all, your trial session will give you confidence in the wedding hairstyle you ultimately choose for your big day! Typically, you can be in and out of your trial in less than 2 hours, and it is time well spent! Armed with the top tips below, your hair trial will be fruitful and you'll look like the blushing bride you've always envisioned when you say I...

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Your Wedding Hairstyle Won’t Let You Down- A Stylist’s Secret Weapon!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Giselle, owner of Hair by Giselle Check out the wedding photo above, and take note of the chic, sleek chignon. Believe it or not, this photo was taken during the final hour of the blushing bride’s wedding! Want to know the secret to having your wedding hairstyle hold beautifully from the ceremony to the end of the reception? Ok… here it is…Hair fillers! As an award-winning professional hair stylist, I use hair fillers on my brides to increase volume and...

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Wedding Hairstyles How To- Naturally Curly Updo for Thick-Haired Brides

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Giselle, owner of Hair by Giselle The Project- September bride Julia C. The Objective- Work with, not against, the bride's very thick, naturally curly hair to create a chic wedding day hairstyle. The Execution- When I first met Julia, she knew exactly what she wanted in her bridal hairstyle! She asked me to work with her curls to create a style that would allow lots of texture to be seen, while keeping the hair soft, shiny, and natural. I suggested we give...

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Chic DIY Wedding Updo for Brides with Long Hair

by Azure

When you have super long, super thick hair, creating a special occasion updo without the help of a pro is nearly impossible. But never fear, abundantly-tressed brides-to-be! You can create a chic chignon for your rehearsal dinner or wedding day, in just five simple steps! This DIY bridal updo by celebrity stylist Ted Gibson is modern, feminine and red carpet worthy! To wrap your luscious locks into a chic chignon... 1. Start with not so fresh hair because natural oil is your...

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Bridal Hair How To: Turn Baubles into Hair Accessories!

by Azure

When it comes to spicing up your wedding day updo or down 'do, celebrity hair stylist Mark Townsend knows his stuff! You can spend hundreds, even thousands, getting your tresses in shape for your big I Dos. And healthy, shiny hair is a must for your wedding day! But spending big on bridal hair accessories may not be the savviest way to go. You can get creative with jewelry pieces you already own, and transform these gems into lovely hair accessories! From fabric flowers, to...

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Flower-Adorned Bridal Updos from Spring 2011 Designer Catwalks

by Azure

Carolina Herrera's Spring 2011 bridal runway show was chockfull of wedding day inspiration! Herrera's models sported gorgeous wedding hairstyles down the catwalk, and the adornments were totally unique! Fresh flowers (including white calla lilies) were tucked neatly into the models' bridal updos, a great alternative to more traditional hair accessories. The juxtaposition of the white blooms and dark, silky hair proved to be a killer combination! Other bridal designers like...

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Top 5 Hairstyles- From the Spring 2011 Catwalk to Your Wedding Day

by Azure

The Spring 2011 fashion catwalks were crawling with hot hairstyles! And since trends on the runway often inspire your pre-wedding and wedding day looks, here are the Top 5 hairstyles from the Spring 2011 catwalks. 1. Soft, brushed-out curls- this pretty all-down hairstyle is uber romantic, and perfect for a casual springtime wedding or any pre-wedding event. 2. Wild, teased out curls- as seen on Claire Pettibone's Spring 2011 bridal runway. This is a lotta look, but if you dare,...

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Top Tips: 7 Quick & Painless Steps to Ab Weight Loss

by Azure

Turkey day is just around the corner, so now is the time to start planning to beat the belly bulge and stay slim and sexy for your wedding day and beyond. Jennelle Nadeau of The Personalized Physique was kind enough to offer these 7 Great Tips to Fab Abs! 1. Limit Your Salt Intake: Your body retains water when you fail to watch your sodium intake. Remember to drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces of water in order to maintain proper hydration, thus helping the body carry out excess fat,...

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Bridal Updo How To: Flirty, Modern French Twist

by Azure

The classic french twist has been reinvented by Hollywood A-listers who walk the red carpet. An antiquated updo no more, the french twist can be sexy, flirty, and super stylish. Not to mention its low on fuss factor, which makes it an ideal wedding hairstyle! As DIY continues to save wedding planning couples tons of dough, a DIY wedding hairstyle is not a bad idea. Now, I'm not suggesting that the bride do the DIY'ing; you'll have plenty to worry about on your wedding day, and...

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Sweet and Sparkly Savvy Steal Giveaway!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week’s Savvy Steal giveaway is comprised of two fabulous parts! First, the perfect bridal earrings to compliment your wedding day look! The Genevieve Cubic Zirconia Earrings from Anna Bellagio are the ideal size & sparkle for almost any bride-to-be. Whether your wedding hairstyle is a sleek updo or an alluring all down ‘do, these delicate pavé set drop earrings are just what the doctor ordered! And second, a suite of...

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Secret Deal on Everyday Beauty Items!

by Azure

Just learned about a secret Groupon deal! For only $10 you can get a $20 gift certificate for Soap.com, a great place to buy everyday items from lip gloss to shampoo to ... well soap. This deal is technically the Long Island Deal of the Day, but since it's online, you can buy it from anywhere!

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Best Tressed At 2010 Emmys: Messy Chignons And Tousled, Shiny Waves

by Azure

The 2010 Emmy Awards was all about the best dressed and the best tressed. And two hairstyles dominated the red carpet- chic chignon updos and sexy, tousled all down hair. For your wedding hairstyle, you can play with the classic chignon and add your own twist, like Kim Kardashian & Heidi Klum. Their updos had extra volume on top with lots of texture all around, creating messy yet sexy versions of the ever classic chignon. But if shiny, tousled hair(like Lea Michele's Emmy...

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Add Effortless, Eco-Friendly, Vintage Glamour to Your Wedding Day Look with Fascinators and Headband

by Azure

Who better to create a stunning wedding day look than a former costume designer? After working for theaters all over the country, designer Ginger Breo recently set up an Etsy Shop called Seamstress of Avalon to share her amazing millinery (fancy word for headpiece) work. Ginger describes her work this way: I work in a mix of new and vintage materials, incorporating feathers and veiling with antique brooches or beaded trim taken off a Victorian gown. I always choose the finest silks...

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Surprise Giveaway For Those Who Love The Luxe Life! Travel In Style With Lotuff & Clegg

by Azure

In honor of hump day, we've got an amazing "pop up" giveaway item that any groom would love to win! In fact, whether you're a bride, groom or wedding pro, I have a sneaking suspicion that you'll be vying for this one... Lotuff & Clegg is a luxury brand that puts a modern twist on classically-inspired luxe leather goods. All of their pieces are handcrafted and come with a lifetime guarantee. Guaranteed for life, just like your happy, blissful marriage! One lucky winner will receive...

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Bridal Hair How To: Shiny, Bouncy Hairstyle Inspired by Brigitte Bardot!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Nicole Pearl, The Beauty Girl, with tips from celebrity hair stylist Mark Townsend Do you remember Jessica Biel's drop dead gorgeous hairstyle at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards? I know I do! Her locks were shiny, bouncy, sexy and pretty much every other adjective us girls strive for when it comes to special occasion hair. And believe it or not, there are just three simple steps to achieving this look, no celebrity hair god needed! Step 1- The Volume: Add oomph by...

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Savvy Steals Winner: The Wedding Day Emergency Kit For You And Your Maids!

by Azure

This week's fab Savvy Steals winner is... Shawn T! Congratulations, Shawn! You and your bridesmaids will be set and ready to go for your big day! Don't forget to email us at SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to claim your prize! Happy weekend! See you all next week for another fantastic giveaway! * Disclosure: All prizes have been donated by the companies, except for the Bridesmaid's Kit, which we bought ourselves. Colgate and Hint were also kind enough to send us some free samples for...

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Win This Anti Stress Mask To Wash Your Wedding Planning Worries Away!

by Azure

Feeling stressed? If you’re a bride-to-be, and not feeling the pressure, the more power to you! But the reality is, most wedding planning brides get a little stressed out before saying I Do. It’s perfectly natural! One of my newest fave beauty finds- the Anti Stress Mask from Annemarie Borlind. This is just the ticket to wash that stress away, and give you a little pick-me-up when you need it most. It’ll perk up your skin and leave it glowing, smooth, hydrated, and, most...

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Bubbly Bride: Top Tips To Help You Avoid SBS (Sweaty Bride Syndrome) On Your Wedding Day!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Here on OneWed's Savvy Scoop, I like to touch on subjects that might not typically be discussed... such as sweat. This is not the most glamorous topic but it is real and something every bride should be prepared for. As a bride, sweating can be your worst fear on your wedding day - after spending all morning getting ready with your makeup perfectly put on, beads of sweat could threaten to ruin it all in seconds. Reasons you will sweat: 1. Nerves - All of the...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Style For Your Honeymoon!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Pack a (small & sustainable) bag and get ready for the eco-chic honeymoon of a lifetime! Would you believe that your entire honeymoon wardrobe can be Earth-friendly, fit in one small bag, and keep you looking beautiful for at least a week? Stylish green gals know that the secret to looking hip is having a few well-chosen, sustainable pieces. Here's all the clothing and accessories you'll need for the green honeymoon of a lifetime: 1. Pretty eco luggage- All...

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