Hairstyles


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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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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