Hairstyles


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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New York Fashion Week Fall 2011 Recap: Get Inspired, Brides!

by Azure

New York Fashion Week is over, but the inspiration goes on and on! One of my favorite places to get inspired is the designer catwalk. Everything is over-the-top in the sense that designers pull out all the stops to convey the style of that season's collection (modern, space age, minimalist, rocker chic). And because designers take it to the extreme, every look that rocks the runway is multi-faceted. You can pick up a detail or two from a single runway look, and incorporate that...

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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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