Beauty

How to create the perfect daytime smoky eye

Disclosure: This post is written in collaboration with Urban Decay via Condé Nast Sway. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.One thing I’ve always loved is playing around with makeup. Maybe it’s the former art student in me talking, but there’s just something so fun about palettes of gorgeous colors and applying

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Doing Your Own Wedding Makeup

Every bride wants to feel beautiful and glamorous on her wedding day. However, I don’t think that means we need to be caked in makeup until our fiance doesn’t recognize us as we come down the aisle. I think that any bride who feels comfortable doing her own makeup everyday is capable

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Beauty

The Secret to Fuller Brows

Confession: I was a serial over-plucker in my younger days. I remember being embarrassed by my slightly bushy brows and spending hours in front of the mirror in high school meticulously plucking away. Fast forward to twenty fourteen and bold brows are IN! Cue kicking myself. I’ve gone MONTHS without plucking and I’ve

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DIY Hair Mask

When you’re a budget savvy bride, chances are you don’t have money in the budget for spa treatments and pampering, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect self-care while you’re planning your wedding! Since I recently turned the big 3-0, I’ve been more invested than ever in taking care of my body,

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Beauty

10 Bridal Beauty Faves

Around that six month mark, bridal magazines and websites tell you to start your beauty regimen stat! I was six months away from my wedding back in November, and I was befuddled. Admittedly, I’ve gotten lazy in “my old age”, and I eventually found myself keeping with my same routine. That “same

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Beauty

[Finding] Beauty [in the?] Breakdown

I’m not a high-maintenance girl. I have a fairly extensive wardrobe because I [sometimes] enjoy shopping for clothes and accessories and am endlessly attracted to bright colors in most any form. Even then, however, I am a fairly simple gal. I generally wear solid-color clothing paired with khakis, black pants, etc. and

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Beauty

Budget-friendly skin care routine

When it comes to looking your best on your big day and beyond, skin care is the base for beautiful looking makeup. Here is a simple budget friendly skin care routine. This skin care regimen won’t break the bank, but it will leave you with clean, smooth skin! What you will need: 1.

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Beauty

Natural Wedding Make-up under $100

Today I’m excited to welcome a new beauty expert and makeup artist, Mel from S3KA | Make-ography. She’ll be sharing budget beauty and makeup tips here on BSB! Please leave her lots of love and feel free to ask her any questions you have – who knows, they may come up in

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Beauty

Birchbox Bridal!

I recently signed up for Birchbox after seeing some buzz about it on Twitter. In case you’re unfamiliar, Birchbox Bridal is a new way for consumers to try and buy high-end beauty products. For $10 a month, members receive monthly deliveries of hand-picked, oversized samples from top brands like NARS, Cargo, Benefit,

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