Category archives: Hair + Makeup
- “To the Pinterest boards!”
That’s the first thing I said after one of my closest friends asked me to be her MOH. Well, to be fair, first I said, “Mrrrawwwwngh!” and then “Oh-my-God-I-am-so-excited!”, and between all the hugging and tears I am sure I uttered out a "Yes!", all while visions of Pinterest boards and DIY[...]
- Please welcome guest blogger, Lisa Peteres! She's a student and fashion enthusiast who believes there is no problem that cannot be solved by hairspray and a well-applied wingtip. Take it away, Lisa.
Your wedding is supposed to be the happiest day of your life, and it is certainly the most photographed. Whether it’s[...]
Makeup Monday is our weekly Q & A session for those who're interested in doing their own makeup for the wedding. Question from Helene: Hi DIYBride! I have a small tattoo on my shoulder blade that no one in my family knows about. (They're very conservative. My dad would K-I-L-L me if he knew!) The tat is partially ex[...]
- That whole "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" tradition seems to rattle already frantic brides. Many of us get gifted with a blue garter or other piece of lingerie and that's cool. But maybe you'd like to publicly display your something blue without violating state laws. So what's a chea[...]
- Not too long ago I received a lovely little package of cosmetics from UK-based company, Jelly Pong Pong. Made in Italy, Jelly Pong Pong products are made with environmentally-conscious formulations and cruelty-free testing practices.
Shadow Taffy: The packaging on this is adorable but what about the actual product?[...]
Add this great little project to our DIY lip balm to create a spa kit for your maids or loved ones (or, hey, just for you!).
Makes 12 ice cube-sized fizzies. Package 2 - 3 per person.
1/2 cup citric acid (found at health food stores, online, and at Whole Foods Market.)
1 cup baking soda[...]
Not sure what to give your bridesmaids? How about a little bit of pampering with a spa kit full of handmade beauty swag? Start off with this all-natural (no petroleum ickiness here, thanks) lip balm that'll give your girls (or guys) kissable lips.
This recipe makes enough for 12 tubes.