Hairstyles


Sleek DIY wedding hairstyle: Get the look!

by Azure

This glamorous low ponytail accented with a sleek side part is the perfect modern take on a classic wedding look.  It can be twirled up into a romantic ballerina bun, or curled with a large barrel iron to add a touch of old Hollywood chic.  The best part?  It's simple enough to DIY!     Below, Frederic Fekkai hair genius Renato Campora breaks down the basic DIY steps: Step 1- Apply Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing spray gel throughout the hair until the...

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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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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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