When it comes to wedding makeup, most brides want the same thing: full, natural-looking lips, softly flushed cheeks, and defined eyes that sparkle. (Don't we all, really?) So whether you're a bride-to-be or simply need a few tips for creating long-wearing, universally flattering eye makeup, you've come to the right place. To see how you can get the prettiest peepers, just keep reading.
"For brides, I think one of the most important things is to define the eye without it looking too heavy, and to also define the lips and the cheeks," says Stacy Pearson-Gleason, Becca Cosmetics' national makeup artist. Be sure to check out a few of her tips for keeping wedding foundation long-wearing, but for some great advice on wedding-day cheek and lip color, just keep reading.
Summer has just begun and we're smack-dab in the middle of wedding season. So whether you're tearing up the ocean or tearing up at a touching ceremony (you have to love homophones), you're going to need a resilient, long-lasting waterproof mascara. There are lots of great ones out there, but to help you narrow them down, here are five top picks.
A wedding day is an emotional moment, with plenty of tears, smooches, and long embraces along the way. But besides being smudge- and water-resistant, a bride's makeup also has to win in the long-wearing department. That's why, above all else, it's so important to create the proper base. To find out a few simple tips on the fundamentals of stay-put wedding-day makeup, just keep reading.
The dress is chosen, the flowers are picked, the perfect earrings found. Now what do you wear on your impeccably pedicured feet? We found 20 shoes that answer every bridal need: the perfect something blue, bedazzled flip-flops for a beach wedding, flats for the comfort-first girl, killer once-in-a-lifetime heels for the shoehound. Click through our slideshow to our picks, and click to shop.
There's the heady joy of being in love and getting engaged, but then reality sets in over and over again: that costs what?! Weddings are an investment; but, for those watching their finances, it's important to make smart investments. We found 10 gorgeous, incredibly special rings that will not break the bank as far as engagement rings go. Check out our slideshow.
Yes, there are ways to add green goodness to your wedding without compromising even a little bit of beauty and sophistication. A crop of sites are dedicated to eco-conscious weddings, supplying sources for everything from the invitations to the flowers. We're focused on your stylish self, of course, and we hunted down gorgeously green options, from conflict-free diamond rings to a romantic hemp and bamboo dress to a recycled veil. Click our slideshow to see just how you can get hitched and help save the world — yes, help save the world — at the the same time.
Isaac Mizrahi is bringing his couture skills to the wedding gown with a series of six sophisticated gowns exclusive to wedding site The Aisle. The gowns, which will range in price from $2,200-$4,500 will be available to The Aisle New York members starting tomorrow (this might be a good time to sign up if you're a bride-to-be) for a six-month period. For those who want their gown to fit perfectly — which is everyone — the collection will be available custom made-to-measure and delivered to you within two weeks. Check out the six gorgeous dresses here.