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Hey bridal beauties! One of the most memorable & photographed days of your life is fast approaching and as most things amazing, the day will fly by and all you will be left with will be beautiful memories and photographs.
What to do, what to do?
Here are our four BEST Bridal Prep Tips to help you achieve your radiant, camera ready hair & makeup look. Continue Reading…
There were some spectacular up-dos on the red carpet of the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Just look and then let us know which leading lady you think was the fairest of them all and may possibly inspire your bridal up-do. For the most prestigious moment of their careers, just like brides, it’s no wonder that romantic up-dos lead the way toward timeless hairstyles. They proved why classics are, well, classics.
Anna Kendrick’s soft up-do was beautiful!
Felicity Jones looked amazing!
Marion Cotillard’s side-do was so flattering!
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Posted February 24th, 2015. Add a comment
Hey princess brides! Did you know that the first rule of wearing a tiara, according to Britain’s leading authority on the subject, is that rank does not dictate who can or cannot place a dazzling array of gems on their head?
Add some glow and sparkle to finish off your bridal look.
Rather it is the occasion. So go ahead and rock a tiara on your big day because apart from weddings there are increasingly rare occasions these days when tiaras are absolutely essential. And besides, the ancient etiquette is that you wear a tiara for the first time on the occasion of your marriage. This is because tiaras symbolize the loss of innocence and the crowning of love.
So what’s the best bridal makeup look if you are wearing a tiara? How should you wear your hair and makeup? The updo is a classic hairstyle that is known for its versatility – a good updo can be a perfect fit for your dazing tiara. But if you have long hair then wearing it down with simple curls and a fantastic tiara will make your wedding hair look simply gorgeous on the big day. As far as makeup goes, you’ll want to create a super sophisticated look. Search for finely milled powders that sparkle like diamonds and can be used on the eyes. You can create an elegant make-up look with some delicate yet dazzling details that will spruce up your smokey eye but, be careful not to over do it. You don’t want your makeup to compete with your tiara! The idea is to let your natural beauty shine through as you sparkle your way down the aisle.
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We are an amazing team of talented makeup artists and hair stylist serving South Florida and destinations weddings abroad. We cater to all bridal makeup and hair needs as well as editorial and fashion shoots. We understand that everyone is unique and so are their requirements. Whether it is a glamorous tiara or a heavy dupatta, we have truly mastered the art of makeup to go with the perfect updo for your day!
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Posted February 9th, 2015. Add a comment
Hey bridal angels! If you watched the sexiest night on television, the 18th Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, that aired on December 10th, and you are totally inspired by the model’s big hair, sultry makeup and shimmery body looks for your own wedding, then read on to see how to create an ethereal angel look all your own!
Featuring the Victoria’s Secret Angels
Posted December 20th, 2014. Add a comment
Greetings Beautiful Brides To Be. I hope you are ready for some serious swooning today. You are going to love the haute couture looks from the oh-so-talented and creative designers from this season’s bridal runways.
On the runway, wedding makeup and hairstyles can be just as exciting as the dresses themselves.
So if you are craving a little beauty inspiration today and you are the type of bride with a passion for beauty who wants to look her absolute best for her 2014 wedding, look no further. I have the latest looks to share with you. Continue Reading…
Posted December 10th, 2013. Add a comment
During the past few seasons on the bridal runway, we have seen designers showing a range of makeup looks from bold, colorful lips to clean, bare faces.
Bridal Fashion Runway Looks
Get inspired from these looks and test them during your makeup trial to see which works best with your complexion and wedding-day style. Learning to be a trend-spotter instead of a fashion victim is as simple as being able to translate the runway into real terms. Find inspiration from the art on the runway, then make it your own.
The look St. Pucchi was romantic with a hint of flirtatious sparkle on the eyes.
Choosing a makeup look to highlight your best features on a day-to-day basis is tricky enough, and finding a makeup look for your wedding day is downright intimidating. Luckily, you came to our blog which was written to aid you in narrowing down your choices for wedding makeup, and hopefully make at least one aspect of planning your wedding a little easier.
Highlighting skin is a huge trend this season, whether you choose to be a porcelain or bronze goddess.
Bronzed, glowing skin and alluring eyes are what make this look work. Continue Reading…
Greetings lovely brides! Welcome to Part 2 of my Bridal Makeup Style Blog!
Are you bold, or are you simple? Modern or vintage? Bridal style is as unique as we are as individuals. No matter what vibe you want to channel on your big day, have I’ve got the makeup look for you!
BRIDAL MAKEOVERS has identified the most requested bridal styles. We feel that when you are able to define your wedding style, it will be much easier and certainly more productive when communicating with the experts you’ve hired to help you create the wedding look of your dreams. Your wedding experts stand ready to bring your unique vision to life. But we are not mind-readers. The dialogue, the adjectives, phrases, colors, textures, and any visuals you bring into a trial run meeting to help your beauty pros understand you and will act as a launching pad for the creative process. Working with a client who has spent more than one to two hours exploring their style and is able to describe it translates into a much more cohesive event that is a direct reflection of YOU. This is the new first step in wedding planning, the definition of your bridal style. BRIDAL MAKEOVERS by Aradia is going to help you describe your wedding look into existence. Once we understand the essence of your style, we can take it from there and completely wow you with the results of their interpretation of your style!
If you’re a romantic bride, you want a super-feminine look for the most romantic day of your life.
The Romantic Bride: She is feminine with a touch of classic style. Everything about the romantic bride is timeless. The dress is flowy and soft and of course, pastel colors for the makeup is a must! For the most romantic day of your life, you want your look to match. Go for dewy skin, huge eyes, and a delicate pout. For your hair, consider a loose up-do secured with a jewel-encrusted barrette (preferably an antique or heirloom), with soft falling tendrils gently framing your face. Or, should you decide to really romance your groom, go for long tousled curls for that super-feminine, “I–am–your–princess” look.
Free-spirited brides look to express their style in a fun, contemporary way with makeup looks that fresh.
The Avant Garde Bride (AKA The Non-traditional Bride): You are the type of bride who is anything but traditional or classic. Continue Reading…
Happy Tuesday lovely brides! Welcome to my blog. I hope that all of you enjoyed your weekend and got plenty of wedding planning done. I know, it’s all about the planning.
Rock and roll, bohemian, minimalist—no matter what vibe you want to channel on your big day, have I’ve got the makeup look for you!
So, today’s questions to you are : What are you planning for your bridal look? There are ton of different options out there! So many, in fact, that the beauty choices can be almost overwhelming. Yes, we all agree that bridal makeup should match your wedding and personality. But, what is your quintessential bridal makeup style all about? I would really love to hear from you. For now I leave you with the words of that powerful diva Gloria Steinem; “without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. With out further ado here are some of my favorite inspirational bridal makeup looks that I’ve collected just for you.
The Daydreamer: For the bride that envisions a very feminine, romantic wedding look. Through emphasizing texture and dimension, you too can create this look. Think of warm, golden colors in soft roses, golds and bronze to enhance a natural beauty. Fabric may be flowing organza or lace, but the look is unmistakably romantic.
Soft and romantic and oh so dreamy.
The Sentimental: This look embodies a “modern vintage” bride. She desires a wedding that is reminiscent of the past, yet done in an updated way. May include Art Deco, Old Hollywood or retro styles that recall another era. Think of classic red lips, liquid eyeliner and a well structured face.
Are you inspired by icons like Jackie O and Audrey Hepburn for your bridal style? Drawing from former eras, your wedding has an effortlessly stylish look.
The Bride Wore Red…
This Memorial Day Blog honors the patriotic men and women of our armed forces who have sacrificed their lives for their country.
War brides, WWII Vintage Looks 40’s Glamour, and Red Lips
When I am inspired to create a 40s Hollywood – Veronica Lake, Lana Turner and other silver screen sirens of that era come to mind The focus is on a gorgeous, strong red lip, but a red that a bride can actually wear is essential. Bridal Makeovers is all about beautiful, sexy and feminine brides and nothing portrays a woman’s beauty like the ability to wear a truly stunning and universally flattering red on her wedding day.
BRIDAL MAKEOVERS has the deepest respect for those that have served and those that currently serve in our military, which is why we want to celebrate you and your loved ones with this Memorial Day. We hope that you can all spend it with your families and friends. To those of you who cannot, especially those of you who are serving right now, we remember your sacrifice and humbled by it. To commemorate the holiday show off your beautiful smile by wearing red lipstick. I have a fun little wedding inspiration roundup for brides who want bright and bold for their lips on the big day! Red is a very strong color. It represents the blood shed in this country to obtain freedom but, it’s also a classic vintage lip color suitable for your vintage wedding especially if if you are going after a 40’s bombshell style for your bridal makeup look.
Wear RED Lipstick and Show Your Patriotism
1940’s Icon Rita Hayworth served her patriotic duty by wearing red.
During World War II wearing red lipstick became a militaristic strategy and tactic. Continue Reading…
Fashion Makeup & Hair Inspiration From New York Fashion Week Fall 2013
Looking for some enchanting new season hair and makeup looks for your bridal inspiration? To help you enhance, define and slightly alter your features according to the latest trends, we’ve put together a selection of the makeup trends for fall 2013 from New York Fashion Week. Amidst a sea of wonderful, exciting new designs at New York Fashion Week, hair and makeup have been an essential ingredient for creating show stopping looks on the runways. We’ve spotted trends that have emerged and will be sure to lead the bridal looks this season.
Bardot-esque cat-eye look was all the fall rage at Anna Sui 2013 runway.
At Bridal Makeovers we’ve been busy checking out the hottest makeup designs and hairstyles for fall 2013 at New York Fashion Week and we have yet to be disappointed. We’re smitten with some of these ethereal and romantic looks and blown away by the opulent details …Here’s a glimpse at the candid images of the runways and our predictions of what’s to come for weddings! We just love how these trends bring a fresh dimension to bridal beauty to inspire your own personal runway look. Don’t you?
Fuller, defined brows are popular this fall and are a classic look for bridal.
Thick eyebrows are making a big bold come-back this season and were seen across a wide variety of runways. Eyebrows really frame and define the face and pull the whole look together. Following the natural shape of your brow is generally the rule of thumb. Designer Faces – NARS: Marc Jacobs Spring 2013
Statement-making eye brows by Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westmanseen at the Rag & Bone Pre-Fall 2013 Collection.
Posted February 25th, 2013. Add a comment