If you're among the 90 percent of women that suffer from stretch marks, you know that the marks can be annoying and tough to overcome. While a healthy amount of pre-wedding diet and exercise is a surefire way to make you feel great for the big day, sketch marks are natural and there are many factors at play that make stretch marks tough to get rid of.
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Who's ready to say yes to the dress? If you're a bride-to-be, chances are, you're ready to get straight to a bridal salon and try on some gorgeous wedding dresses. Hey, we don't blame you! But before you arrive at your much-anticipated appointment, we've got a few tips on how to make the absolute most of it and walk away with the dress of your dreams, all while having fun in the process.
Many brides decide to incorporate their mother's wedding dress into their own outfit for their wedding day, and it's a nice way to bring some family tradition into your celebration. Wanting to honor your mother by incorporating her gown into your wedding is such a lovely gesture. But not every dress will stand the test of time - fabrics yellow, styles change, and just because you're related doesn't necessarily mean you have the same body type or are the same size.
Weight Training Should Be an Essential Part of a Pre-Wedding Workout Routine-Here's How to Get Started
Whether it's your arms, chest, back, or even legs, chances are some part of your body will be on display for the big day (and if it's not, it will be for that beach getaway honeymoon). With that in mind, if you're planning to embark on a pre-wedding workout regimen, you should highly consider a weight training plan.
The scenario: You're a full-fledged adult who's about to get married, but you're still breaking out like a teenager. How is that possible, you ask? We're unearthing several culprits (and solutions) you might not have thought of yet. So, instead of covering up with loads of concealer on your wedding day, you can show off your natural bridal glow.
Whether you're having a spring wedding or attending a spring wedding as a guest, there's no doubt you're looking to revamp your wardrobe-it's called spring cleaning for a reason, am I right? Before you set out to buy the perfect rehearsal dinner dress or wedding guest dress for a spring wedding, you might want to check out the top spring fashion trends.
Saying "I do" outdoors? Then you'll definitely be getting down and dirty on your wedding day in more ways than one. For now, let's just focus on the whole protecting your dress part. No bride-to-be wants a muddy wedding gown. You can, however, avoid totally ruining your dress by putting these expert tips into practice.
Sometimes the best things come in small packages, and it's all about learning how to play up what you've got! So if you're hoping to show off a little cleavage on your big day, you've definitely come to the right place. For all the small-breasted brides out there, here's a few words from the wise about how to feel and look your best on your wedding day.
The couple that swaps beauty products together, stays together. That philosophy seems to be working so far for Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber, who treat their matching blond manes with the same shampoo, as Baldwin recently revealed in a new essay for Marie Claire. In the essay, the model discussed her low-maintenance approach to her hair and makeup.
When Kyle Kloeppel and Brittney Toccoli first met in January of 2008, they were 17 and 19, respectively. "That feels like a huge barrier at that age," Brittney remembers," so we grew closer as friends and eventually started dating the next spring when he began visiting me in college." Five years later, on July 30, 2014, Kyle surprised Brittney with a one-of-a-kind proposal - even though she had a hunch it was coming.
Dan Lecca Looking for a designer gown, but don't want to blow your budget? D.C.'s Carine's Bridal Atelier is hosting a sample sale on December 7th at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner, and it's a real must-attend. Gowns from designers ranging from Carolina Herrera to Junko Yoshioka, Reem Acra to Angel Sanchez and Melissa Sweet, and lots more will fill the hotel's Plaza Room, and everything is priced at $999, $1,299, and $1,499.
Achieving a flawless bridal beauty look starts with what kind of makeup you use. To put your best face forward, we suggest upgrading your bridal makeup kit well before the big day. To help you find the best cosmetics for your wedding-day look and beyond, we came up with an extensive editor-approved beauty makeup products list.
For brides-to-be planning seaside nuptials, beach wedding dresses can easily feel too fussy when you're going for laid-back ease. However, saying 'I do' with your toes in the sand hardly means your wedding dress should feel anything less than extraordinary. Beach wedding dresses run the gamut from incredibly casual to supremely decorative-it's all about finding one that suits your personality and style of beach wedding (which can also range from a private ceremony to a formal tented affair).
If you're going to be flying with a wedding dress, you'll want to map exactly how you're going to do that ahead of time - because it can get tricky. With full flights, cramped spaces and grumpy passengers, you want to do everything in your power to make sure your dress gets from point A to point B in mint condition.
It's that time of year again: your wedding anniversary! Whether it's your first or tenth, we say why not go big with anniversary gifts for your husband that are guaranteed to knock his socks off? Instead of a fancy watch or a fresh pair of kicks, though, what about something that's just a tad bit different?
It's hard enough to choose a foundation for day-to-day wear, but when you're planning a wedding, let's just say you might be up to your knees in makeup products (which, honestly, isn't too much of a bad thing). Of course, you want your foundation to make your skin look perfectly airbrushed and Instagram-worthy, but you also want it to last all day, and you also don't want it to look like, well, makeup.
In Catalyst Wedding Co. editor Liz Susong's weekly column devoted to the feminist bride, she dives headfirst into the crazy history behind common wedding traditions we may take for granted. Liz investigates here. Here's a hot tip. If you're thinking of working as a bridal consultant, and you really want to make a sale, just do your best to judge which dress your client seems to like the best, and then-quick!
Choosing a wedding dress silhouette is incredibly difficult. You may dream of that fairy-tale princess moment but have come to realize you'd never be comfortable in a full ball gown, and so choose something more figure-flattering. Or maybe you thought a fitted mermaid silhouette was the shape for you, only to gather that a more fluid skirt makes sense for dancing the night away.
Shopping for wedding attire is an anticipated part of planning your wedding-but it can also get pretty complicated. Once you've found your own perfect dress, you've got to dress your bridesmaids and mom, too! So what's appropriate for the mother of the bride to wear to her daughter's wedding? Our experts are here to answer all of your fashion-related questions.
Instagram is an incredible source of inspiration for all things wedding related: Just a few swipes leads you to an endless scroll of colorful bouquets, breathtaking gowns, and more decor ideas than you'd ever need to plan the perfect day. What you may not suspect, though, is that the social media platform is a fantastic tool for finding skincare recommendations, too.