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10 New Beauty Products You Never Knew You Needed for Your Wedding!

You may or may not be having your makeup professionally done on the big day. Either way, these are great new beauty products that can help you get ready and stay ready for prime bridal beauty....

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11 Essential Beauty Products for an Adventurous Honeymoon

If your post-wedding getaway involves hiking or rock climbing, or doing anything that involves a lot of sweat and sun, you'll need to consider that when planning your travel beauty must-haves!...

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6 Hair Treatments You Definitely Want to Avoid Before the Wedding

We all want to have perfect wedding hair, but certain treatments when timed too close to the big day are very risky....

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Aly Walansky

Aly Walansky has never been a bride, but she's been watching soap opera weddings for several decades, meaning she absolutely knows what she loves. She writes about beauty, lifestyle, and travel, and her writing appears regularly on Men's Journal, Bravo, Today.com, and many other outlets....

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An Elegant Wedding Amidst the Mountains in Wyoming

These globe-trotters have created their definition of home: anywhere that's filled with friends and family. On one September day, that place was Jackson Hole, where they wed with the Teton Range as their backdrop....

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Mercury In Retrograde: 9 Products to Help You Keep Calm and Carry On

Mercury is in retrograde this month, and that makes communication and planning harder than ever. This is not a great situation when you are supposed to be planning your wedding! Here are some products that may help you keep calm, rested, and carry on....

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Shampoos That Will Change Your Life (or At Least Your Hair Before Your Big Day!)

Healthy, shiny hair is a must for those wedding photos, but what is the right formula for your own follicles? Whether you are dry and frizzy or oily and flat, there's a shampoo formulated for exactly your needs—and your day!...

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The Most Hydrating Face Masks to Keep Your Skin Glowing All Winter

The Most Hydrating Face Masks to Keep Your Skin Glo...