Archive for March, 2014

As you all already know, any makeup has the purpose to cover some imperfection and to underline some strong points of each person. When talking about brides, the makeup has one additional purpose: to complement the dress and to make the bride the most beautiful woman in the world.

We already discussed the 2014 trends for wedding dresses, and bridal hairstyles. Now, we want to finish the bridal beauty details popular in 2014 and we would like to present you what the trends are for bridal makeup this year. The main idea is of a natural and romantic look that would reveal the natural beauty of the bride.

Bridal makeup – cat eye

Although is one of the favorite makeup style among makeup stylists, you will not find the cat eye makeup on a bride as often as one may think. However, this year, the cat eye makeup seems to be the most popular. Applying a black eyeliner is the one detail that makes the difference. Choose one of the 2014 hairstyle trends and your outfit would be just amazing.

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Wedding makeup – pink and nude lips and blush

The 2014 lipstick colors go from beige, nude to pale pink and natural blush. If you prefer stronger colors, or if you just want to underline your perfect lips, you can always go with fuchsia or red. You can complement your red lips with a natural color for your make up and your blush.

As for your hairstyle, you could choose braids, which would help create a romantic atmosphere. Also, the 30’s and 40’s hairstyle could complement your red lips, making you look gorgeous on your wedding day.

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Bridal makeup – white eyeliner

The white eyeliner makes brings light to your eyes, making them look younger and fresher. Although it comes as a novelty to bridal makeup, the white eyeliner is perfect for a natural and discreet look. As for your hairstyle you can choose simple curls with volume. Add a spectacular dress and you will be the point of attention.

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Wedding makeup – contoured eyebrows

Regarding your eyebrows, you should try to keep their natural shape, in a thick line but you have to make sure they are very well contoured.

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When it comes to wedding hairstyle, the trends seem to continue the line launched last year by professional hairstylists. The main idea of 2014 bridal hairstyle is to complement each bride’s personality while letting the dress to be the point of attention.

2014 Bridal Hairstyle – braids

Although braids have been popular among the past year’s bridal hairstyle, brides did not see fit to actually wear them at their wedding. However, in 2014, braids are the main hairstyle among future brides. No matter if you want a simple hairstyle, or if you want something more sophisticated, braids can be adapted to any type of hairstyle to complement it.

From simple braided tails, to braided updos, to braided headbands, any of these hairstyles can be adapted to fit your personality and your bridal dress and to make you glow on your wedding day. Add some headpieces (natural flowers or pearl head-pins) and you will look just gorgeous.

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2014 Wedding Hairstyle – curls

Each women who has straight hair dreams of wearing curls on her wedding day as she thinks it will change her look in a benefic way. And she is right. Curls are perfect for any bride, especially if you want to have a look inspired by belle époque. No matter if your hair is short, medium or long, your curls will add some volume to it and it will make you the most beautiful bride in the world.

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2014 Bridal Hairstyle – updo

In 2014, high updo’s are the most popular among brides. You can choose to wear a classic ballerina style updo, or an extravagant updo that would bring volume to your hair. No matter your choice, keep in mind that updos underline your face, so if you have any imperfection on your face it will be highly visible.

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2014 – Wedding Hairstyle – straight

If you are tired of curly hair, why not wear it straight on your wedding day? Changing the shape and the form of your hair will change your look significantly and you will make an appearance at your wonderful event. If you decide to wear your hair straight, try a strong makeup, which will underline the beauty of your face.

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2014 Wedding Hairstyle – 30’ or 40’

You all know that vintage never dies. If you are a fan of vintage, wearing Veronica Lake style curls and a headband or an elegant headpiece you will have an elegant but fancy look.

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For many people, documenting a wedding is a very important task. In fact, many couples may spend hundreds of dollars ensuring that each special moment is captured on film. Fortunately, if you want to capture memories without emptying your wallet, here are 3 tips on how to get more video footage of your wedding day for less:

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Ask guests to upload videos to YouTube so that you can download them later

For almost any event, it is a given that someone will have a camera handy. Whether they have a camcorder or mobile phone, you may be able to find great footage of your special day to use. In fact, you can ask guests attending the festivities to upload their videos to YouTube so that you can download the content using YouTube Downloader.

Along with collecting videos, you can also ask guests to upload pictures that they have taken as well. Fortunately, it’s very easy to gather pictures since many people upload images to Facebook to share with others. When people start uploading pictures of your special day, you can simply download the best ones to keep for your own use as well. However, it’s best to always ask for permission before downloading and using images to prevent any ill feelings.

Once you have all the videos and pictures downloaded (with permission), you can use the best pieces to create a very unique wedding video.

Use an inexpensive video editor

To create a unique video of your wedding day, you can simply use video editing software. Fortunately, many computers include a free program for putting together videos. However, if you want something a little more fancy, you may have to purchase a video editor with more features and better performance.

When using a video editor like iMovie, it is very easy to put together video clips and images to create a special recording of your wedding day. By familiarizing yourself with the program, you can also learn how to add voiceovers, sound effects, music, text, transitions, and more. Once you export your movie, you have the option to upload it directly to various platforms or download it onto your computer.

Put your video onto DVDs

Once you have the wedding video downloaded onto your computer, it’s easy to burn the video onto DVDs to share with your friends and family. Fortunately, you can buy packages of blank DVDs for relatively cheap, so you will not have to worry too much about the additional expense.

If you want to be really fancy with your DVDs, you can print out unique labels to place onto the disks. By creating a unique label, the DVDs will look more professional and impressive than regular disks labeled with a marker.

As you can see, it’s easy to create great videos without making your wedding day that much more expensive. With free footage and inexpensive video editing software and DVDs, you can watch your special day over and over for years to come.

Make sure to remember to respect IP.

Dexter Bell plans weddings. He often writes for wedding and event blogs to help people learn new ways to make their events even more special.

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