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WWD Reports Luxe Beauty is “Booming” Once Again

According to John Demsey, group president of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.,“aspirational beauty is back.” (Photo: Annick Goutal Body Cream, Serge Lutens Nuit de Cellophane, and Chantecaille Brilliant Gloss)

—Hallie

Sock buns are a great way to keep your hair from being trapped under your scarf during the winter. Test out the style with our step-by-step sock bun hair tutorial!

How To Get Better Beauty Sleep: Guest Blogger

Google alum Brit Morin is the founder of Brit & Co., an online lifestyle brand that covers tech, DIY, beauty, food…basically all our favorite things. Now she’s launched Weduarya super-cool app that makes getting married as easy as ordering from Seamless Web. It lets couples construct a custom site in just four steps and even leverages Facebook’s social graph to help with photos, invite guests, and manage other logistical details. All week, the wedding-savvy entrepreneur will be sharing her best big day tips with us. Even if you aren’t a bride-to-be, there’s plenty to learn.

We’re wrapping up our wedding series for the week with one final reminder for the big day: don’t forget about your beauty sleep! Cliché? Yes, but trust me, as a bride that got only two hours of sleep the night before her wedding, I can’t stress it enough.

Here are a few of my favorite natural ways to ensure a solid night’s rest:

Holly Golightly Eye Mask
Sleep in style. Oh Lovely Lolo’s DIY sleeping mask, inspired by Breakfast at Tiffany’s sweetheart Holly Golightly, is the perfect way to keep even your sleeping self adorably chic.

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Go Ombre for Your Big Day: Guest Blogger

Google alum Brit Morin is the founder of Brit & Co., an online lifestyle brand that covers tech, DIY, beauty, food…basically all our favorite things. Now she’s launched Weduarya super-cool app that makes getting married as easy as ordering from Seamless Web. It lets couples construct a custom site in just four steps and even leverages Facebook’s social graph to help with photos, invite guests, and manage other logistical details. All week, the wedding-savvy entrepreneur will be sharing her best big day tips with us. Even if you aren’t a bride-to-be, there’s plenty to learn.

Ombre. It’s all the rage these days. Feeling bold enough to add some color gradation to your wedding day? Here are three ways to incorporate this bold trend into your beauty and style look.

LIPS
These ombre lips are “kissable yet off-limits.” A perfect combination for any bride. Get the tutorial.

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5 Gift Ideas For Your Bridesmaids: Guest Blogger

Google alum Brit Morin is the founder of Brit & Co., an online lifestyle brand that covers tech, DIY, beauty, food…basically all our favorite things. Now she’s launched Weduarya super-cool app that makes getting married as easy as ordering from Seamless Web. It lets couples construct a custom site in just four steps and even leverages Facebook’s social graph to help with photos, invite guests, and manage other logistical details. All week, the wedding-savvy entrepreneur will be sharing her best big day tips with us. Even if you aren’t a bride-to-be, there’s plenty to learn.

Sure, as a bride, you get the spotlight. But don’t forget about your girls! If you’ve ever been a bridesmaid, you know how much work the job can entail: dress shopping, nerve-calming, party-throwing…the list goes on and on.

So brides, please remember to thank your bridesmaids kindly. Here are a few great creative gifts to buy or make your besties:

1) Custom Make-Up Palette: Create a wedding day palette for your girls by mixing and matching different eyeshadows, blushes, and glosses that your bridesmaids can wear on the big day. Click here for the tutorial.

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The Latest Wedding Style Statistics: Guest Blogger

Google alum Brit Morin is the founder of Brit & Co., an online lifestyle brand that covers tech, DIY, beauty, food…basically all our favorite things. Now she’s launched Weduarya super-cool app that makes getting married as easy as ordering from Seamless Web. It lets couples construct a custom site in just four steps and even leverages Facebook’s social graph to help with photos, invite guests, and manage other logistical details. All week, the wedding-savvy entrepreneur will be sharing her best big day tips with us. Even if you aren’t a bride-to-be, there’s plenty to learn.

Photo: JuneBug Weddings

As you may have read yesterday, this week we are kicking off wedding season on Birchbox! What better time to celebrate than the first wedding anniversary of Will and Kate? In honor of all things weddings and beauty, today we bring to you some of our favorite recent style statistics for those gearing up for the big day:

  • Jackie O’s classic style is still standing the test of time. Around 37% of brides chose Jackie O as their favorite fashion icon, beating out Sarah Jessica Parker and Angelina Jolie (who both received 29% of the vote). Madonna may call herself the Material Girl, but she came in last place with brides, receiving only 5% of votes.
  • The average cost of a wedding gown is $1,289. Today’s bride is also spending another $581 on wedding day accessories, jewelry, headpieces, and veils.
Click through for more stats!

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You’re Engaged! Now, What?: Guest Blogger

Google alum Brit Morin is the founder of Brit & Co., an online lifestyle brand that covers tech, DIY, beauty, food…basically all our favorite things. Now she’s launched Weduarya super-cool app that makes getting married as easy as ordering from Seamless Web. It lets couples construct a custom site in just four steps and even leverages Facebook’s social graph to help with photos, invite guests, and manage other logistical details. All week, the wedding-savvy entrepreneur will be sharing her best big day tips with us. Even if you aren’t a bride-to-be, there’s plenty to learn.

Wedding season is officially upon us! This summer marks my first wedding anniversary, and as an ex-bride, I’m here to give all of you girls the dirty little secrets about how to make it through the craziness of a wedding. Stay tuned all week long as I spout tips to brides and bridesmaids alike!

Up first: what to do if you JUST got engaged. Obviously, you’ll need to update your Facebook status, upload pics of your rock, and do all of the other standard communications…but, then what? Here are a few places to start:

First thing’s first: read up on Birchbox’s very own Bridal Beauty Game Plan. It’s a lifesaver! In fact, I would even recommend printing it out and taping it on your bathroom mirror so you never forget a thing.

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