Boho Desert Elopement Featuring Caked Up With Riley

A bride (Caked Up With Riley) and groom in Saguaro National Park, Arizona.
Photography: Trish V Photo | Makeup + Hair: Caked Up With Riley

Riley of Caked Up With Riley has been holding makeup brushes and creating the dream bridal look for years, so it’s no surprise that she decided to do her hair and makeup on her big day. Riley got engaged to Garrett, her high school sweetheart and the two decided to say “I Do” destination-style.

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Exclusive Q + A With Houston’s Hottest Hair and Makeup Pros

A bride looks at the camera holding a bridal bouquet at The Four Seasons Hotel in Houston, TX.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Makeup + Hair: Polished Makeup & Hair | Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Houston | Florals + Decor: Malleret Designs

Don’t be engaged and confused! If you are searching for the perfect look for the big day, our talented hair and makeup professionals are here to guide you.

From holy grail products to skincare, our MUAH professionals dish out the best advice on all things beauty. Keep scrolling for the exclusive interviews from Houston’s top hair and makeup professionals.

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4 Essential Bridal Skincare Tips To Get Healthy Glowing Skin

Photo: Stephania Campos Photography | Hair + Makeup: Misty Rockwell Artistry | Venue: The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston

Beautiful bridal skin starts from within, with healthy eating and hydrating habits. Combine your good diet and plenty of water with a solid, sensible skincare regimen, and you’ll be well on your way to a complexion that’s ready for its close-ups. So, what does the path to great skin involve, and what should you do when you encounter the occasional speedbump? Glad you asked! Get a flawless “bridal artistry” canvas by following these four essential bridal skincare tips!

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6 Stylish Bridal Hair And Makeup Looks

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Photo: Ama By Aisha | Hair & Makeup: Etoilly Artistry | Tiara: Now & Forever Bridal Boutique

Whether you choose a regal updo, a side-swept bun, long and loose waves, or a chic braid, pick a hairstyle that complements your gown’s neckline. Then complete your look with makeup that plays up your best features, both in photos and IRL! Be ready for your wedding close-up with one of these top bridal hair and makeup stylists. Click here to read the rest of this post »

4 Designer Perfumes Perfect For Brides

You’re wearing a dress you’ve never worn before, your hair and makeup are professionally done, and your bridal bouquet is a custom creation, made just for you. Why not carry the “special occasion” theme through to your wedding day fragrance? Try one of these 4 fabulous designer perfumes, each with its own distinct scent profile, and each bottled so beautifully, you’ll want your wedding photographer to capture your bridal fragrance in a photo…or 2…or 3!

1. Valentina by Valentino

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Photo: Bloomingdales

Evocative of the brand itself, this fresh fragrance of Amalfi orange blossom, tuberose, jasmine and wild strawberry embodies the woman driven to experience the “good life.” And if that’s not your goal as a bride, well…it sure should be! Click here to read the rest of this post »