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Category Archives: Makeup

Dior Nail Polish Obsession

While it’s true that life completely changes after having a child, I was sort of surprised to see one of the changes: the complete removal of trips to the nail salon from my life. It didn’t happen intentionally. In other words, I didn’t have a baby and then swear them off. The relaxing treat just … Continue reading Dior Nail Polish Obsession

Hair & Makeup Outfits

The last time I was in a wedding, I thought I was being really brilliant by remembering to wear a button-down top to my hair and makeup session. Evidently, it’s a rookie mistake to wear a top that you would have to hoist over your head, which could potentially smear your makeup or ruin your … Continue reading Hair & Makeup Outfits

Ring Finger Embellishment (other than the ring!)

I love the current nail trend of having a little art or a different color polish on the ring finger.  This is particularly adorable and apropos for a wedding; more and more we’re seeing teeny tiny rhinestones and pearls, or glitter, adorning the finger with the new band to go with it. Image via here. … Continue reading Ring Finger Embellishment (other than the ring!)

Lisa Eldridge’s Bridal Tutorials

So, you guys know how I love to post about bridal makeup (remember my last post?) What you probably do not know is how I’ve been obsessing over Lisa Eldridge’s youtube videos! She’s a fantastic makeup artist, and I’m going to share with you some of her bridal makeup tutorials. Tell me what you think. … Continue reading Lisa Eldridge’s Bridal Tutorials

Wedding Makeup Prep

One of my favorite blogs is Cupcakes and Cashmere; if you love food, entertaining, fashion, and crafty tutorials, you’ve got to check Emily’s blog out.  She also happens to be getting married this month, so I visit her blog frequently for her wedding sneak-peeks.  Emily also collaborates with Estee Lauder, and she recently posted her … Continue reading Wedding Makeup Prep

Engagement Eyeliner?!

Remember a couple of weeks ago when I wrote about engagement chicken?  (Did anyone make it, by the way?)  Another beauty editor claims she knows the secret to her recent engagement: Stila Sparkle Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Bora Bora.  She put it on, and her typically makeup-oblivious boyfriend stopped her as she was hailing … Continue reading Engagement Eyeliner?!

Two Things this Sunday Afternoon…

Is everyone having a lovely Sunday?  I have two quick things to share with you today.  One is this charming alternative to a card box at a wedding. I mean, come on.  The other is this Too Faced pallete my sister just purchased.  The colors are romantic, and with the wedding-themed nature of it, it’s … Continue reading Two Things this Sunday Afternoon…

No More Waity, Katie!

Last night when I got home I turned on the news.  Do you know what the story was?  The story was how much coverage the Royal Wedding will receive.  The STORY is the COVERAGE.  The coverage wasn’t actual wedding coverage, it was simply about the “media frenzy.”  Crazy. Crazy, but my job is to be … Continue reading No More Waity, Katie!

Bridal Beauty Tips

This is IT! The week of Kate’s wedding! Oh yeah, and William’s, too. But really, it’s all about Kate. I wonder what her plans are until Friday. I can’t really remember the week of my wedding. Rehearsal dinner memories are there, but I think the week before was just an emotional rollercoaster. When the last … Continue reading Bridal Beauty Tips

Somethings Blue You Hadn’t Thought Of

Yes, I know that I write about colors a lot.  But these are some really fabulous ideas.  I wish I’d seen a list like this when I was getting married!  25 Creative Something Blue Ideas by Erica Sigel 1. Charm bracelet. Add a simple blue charm to a gold link bracelet. And on each anniversary … Continue reading Somethings Blue You Hadn’t Thought Of