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12 Stunning Alternatives to the Traditional Veil

Whether a petite birdcage or full-on cathedral length piece, veils can add more drama to a wedding look than perhaps any other accessory. But with brides more eager than ever to let their personal style show through on their wedding day, alternatives are increasingly on the rise. (A bonus? Ditching the veil also lets brides twirl the night away without fear of…

The Best Fall Beauty Products for Brides

Fall is a beautiful time of year, with its crisp days and golden sunlight. But it also marks the beginning of some of the year’s toughest months for your complexion, as the air grows dryer and that sun-kissed summer glow starts to fade. (Translation: Flaky. Dull. Skin.) That could mean bad news for brides—but it doesn’t have to. Images via Studded Hearts (left)…

Wear Your Wedding Style on Your Nails with a Fun Manicure

Style stars like model Gigi Hadid, Eva Chen (the former Lucky editor turned Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram) and Hannah Bronfman (a DJ, model, and entrepreneur) have gained major social media fame, in part, by documenting their new-every-day nail looks, which have included everything from blindingly bright neon solids to tiny tropical blooms. (Is it any wonder that #NailArt is one of the hottest hashtags on Instagram right now?) Like…

5 Fall Bridal Beauty Trends to Try

When it comes to style, most components of modern-day weddings are subject to what’s trending, from gowns (read: tea length) to venues (hello, vineyards and revamped barns!)—and makeup is no exception. Heather Degele (above, at left), regional manager for Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa and Boutique, which provides spa and salon services for weddings at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, has seen her…

Bridal Beauty Bests

At Weddings Illustrated, we spend countless hours scouting for pin-worthy fashions, dreamy venues, and those one-of-a-kind services to help keep you marrieds-to-be au courant—we know, rough life. We even get to play with the latest skincare, hair, and makeup products that are hitting makeup counters across the country. Want radiant skin or a pretty pucker that won’t wear off? Ladies,…