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Bridal Makeup Tips

Bridal Makeup Tips

Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day. Everything has to be perfect – from her figure, to her gown, to her hair, and of course, her makeup. Make upTo help you choose the perfect wedding-day look, a safe and simple guideline is to highlight your best facial features.Clear complexionIf you are lucky to have been born with perfectly beautiful skin, then flaunt it. Keep your makeup simple though. Use nude or sheer colors on your eyes and lips. Achieve that healthy glow by using a lig…

Bridal Hairstyle Ideas

Bridal Hairstyle Ideas

A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. And on her wedding day, a woman’s locks should be no less than perfect. Fortunately, the sky is the limit when it comes to choosing the perfect hairstyle on your big day. Hairstyles for long hairWavesFor women who want to display their perfect tresses, opt for waves – be it lose, or structured or tousled. Waved add texture and just a hint of sexiness to your whole look. Waves work not only for long hair, but for short locks as well. BunsBuns are the best opt…

Tips to Healthy Eating

Tips to Healthy Eating

All girls dream of walking down the aisle looking like the perfect bride. Perfect meaning, beautiful, willowy, and slim. Brides go on crazy diets to achieve that Sports Illustrated body. Unfortunately though, for most of us, these are unrealistic goals. Instead of crash dieting, brides should think of eating healthy. Eating right can help you lose pounds and still provide the energy you need to go about your pre-wedding activities. Eating healthy also has plenty of beauty benefits. Keep a food j…

How to Accept Gift of Money at a Wedding

How to Accept Gift of Money at a Wedding

Accepting money gifts has become quite a standard thing in most weddings today. The reason behind this may stem from the fact that going into marriage is no longer that easy for the couple. The challenges faced today by the couple in the economic sense may prove to be greater than in the past. On the practical side, some guests would like to lend a hand to the couple and so give money as gifts instead of items. Most weddings today certainly has become more practical than in the past. And couples…

How to Buy Wedding Gifts

How to Buy Wedding Gifts

Buying wedding gifts for the couple can be a task in itself for the guests. Choosing a memorable wedding gift is foremost in the minds of the couple’s friends and family. Here are some tips that might help guests in finding the right wedding gifts to give to the newlyweds. First of all, any wedding gift is welcomed by the couple. A “perfect” wedding gift is one that comes from the heart. But there are others who wish to give the couple a wedding gift that they “need”, not merely something as a k…

Parent Thank You Gifts for the Wedding

Parent Thank You Gifts for the Wedding

After the wedding, the couple should show their appreciation to their parents by giving them a Thank You Gift. Although these gifts are non-essential, but they are certainly a nice gesture to give especially if both of your parents have helped you during the course of the wedding from the preparation to the reception, as well as providing you comfort and advice during the nervous times. If you are planning to give a Parent Thank You Gift, here are some nice suggestions.A weekend vacation – Show …