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Posted by Cayla Capri
w hen it comes to bridal beauty crunch time, a soapy shave, glaze of cherry gloss and coat of drugstore mascara don’t always make the cut. Still, a good spruce-up doesn’t require a synthetic dolling-up. Makeup trends are fickle, and yellow shadow today may inspire a flush of red tomorrow. Good skin, on the other hand, is always in. To achieve that pre-adolescent porcelain mug, replace the foundation cake-on with a premeditated spa treatment of pinchable results. Though sometimes met with innocent hesitation, microdermabrasion and laser hair removal are beauty staples as far as prepping goes. While typically sa
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Posted by Cayla Capri
m arrying a man who takes pride in his appearance and is comfortable giving those gender barriers a wee push can make for beautiful wedding photos. A little moisturizer here, a dab of concealer there and you can forget about photoshopping because the both of you are going to look air-brushed and picture perfect even in person! Think of every blemish-free, clear-skinned male model that’s ever inspired a little drool at the corner of your mouth. Now that you’re convinced *ahem,* i
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d on’t let foundations cake the better of you – they’re meant to highlight your skin, not mask your face. Pimples, discoloration, wrinkles and redness can be traumatizing, sure, but hiding beneath a thick layer of foundation is the ultimate faux-pas look. After all, the good stuff is meant to serve as a base for your makeup, meaning you should appear fresh and natural and makeup-less when it’s all you’ve got going on. Choosing a foundation that looks and feels deliciously naked might seem daunting, but once you’ve delved into a bit of cosmetic insight, it can be a real breeze.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
g et pretty with a little (just a little) summery glow. But caution is key when going chromatic because a backless gown exposing a crisscrossed tan line- not such a good look. Neither is peeling skin, streaky skin, an orange-stained white dress, melanoma, or well, you get it- a lot can go wrong. It can also go nice and smooth, (smooth as tanning mousse) if you take a few precautions and opt for faking your way to bronzed-goddesshood. If you must bake your way, you need to get a bit serious about your sun-kissed fun- maybe like a dollop of organic sunscreen's worth.
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i f you’re on the path to goddess type goodness, lasting welfare and all, you might try cozying on up with the planet, getting into the eco-spirit with a little green pampering. As the world gets smaller and our society bio-friendlier, some spas are getting in the mineral-spring of things, beginning to offer natural alternatives to once synthetic treatments, while others are going full-blown green, implicitly promoting health and exercising exotic treatments with long-term benefits of natural, all-encompassing beauty. No matter how small, every step towards a well-rounded wellbeing counts ocean’s full.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
w ith the smoky lid and red pout ruling the makeup roost, the liquid-lined cat eye and nude lip percolating trendsetters, it’s easy to let poor, forgotten blush slip into downright neglect. But there’s a reason brides are ubiquitously tagged as “blushing.” That phony flush provides the simple, simultaneous illusion of ruddy, youthful health and high fashion cheekbones, making you just so darn pinchable, not to mention kissable, in all your glowy bridal glory. the skinny on the tone
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Posted by Cayla Capri
a suppressed bridezilla lurks within every even-tempered broad, somewhere deep beneath the unanswered RSVPs and laid back fiancés, just left of the vendors hanging tough. But that side need never be unleashed if mental and physical health are tamed from the get go. Keeping a sensible stress-care regime on tap, full of body-conscious techniques and healthy escapist alternatives, will provide you with ammunition whenever that old monster starts bubbling up inside. one year - starting off right
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Posted by Cayla Capri
a mole here and a stretch mark there might feel like the end of the world, even to the coolest of cucumbers before the big day. Thankfully, swift sprinklings of touch-up action can help soothe any skittish sentiments about parading down the aisle. So say good-bye to the buzz-kill of self-doubt and try to keep in mind that most pesky imperfections are only beknownst unto thee – others simply do not hone in on minute foibles of the human genus. As you tie that knot tight, you’re bound to take everyone’s breath away. You likely already do – just by being yourself.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
s kintimacy can be rough when your face’s acting up, sprouting pimples, blackheads and wrinkles all over the place. Even when all is clear, neglect leaves skin feeling the blahs: looking lackluster and dull. Your pre-wedding beauty marathon shouldn’t be without a lot of pampering, so treat that ennui with a facial. Your skin will literally brighten up, leaving you looking glowy, youthful and healthy. what goes down (must clear up) The esthetician at your service will start by cleansin
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Posted by Cayla Capri
w hen it comes to a damsel’s peepers, they’ve got a personality all their own. Whether they’re the windows to your soul, or the keys to your come-hither charms, these precious orbs will want to be amped up for the big day. Firstly, consider the style of the dress and overall vibe of the ceremony. With that in mind, it’s as easy as pie to achieve a particular gaze, thanks to the sweep of shadow, the smudge of liner, and the brush of a mascara wand. With the right tools in place, and a little sleight of hand, consider your eyelids palates fit for Picasso.
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