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Our Top 6 Lip Products for the Kissable Bride

We can’t tell you how often we get asked by brides for lipstick recommendations for wedding day. Which is perfectly understandable, considering the demands of kissing, smiling, eating, drinking and being photographed all day and night long. It takes a special lip product to rise to the wedding-day challenge, so we’ve picked six of our absolute favorites for color that goes on, stays put and looks amazing. Pucker up, buttercup…and scroll down for details!

Lasting-Lips

 

1. Nyoka Gregory Beauty Lippie in Apple Pie: Nyoka Gregory Beauty 2. Clinique Pop Liquid Matte Lip Color & Primer in Cake Pop: Clinique 3. MAC Liptensity Lipstick in Driftwood: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria 4. Artonit Makeup Le Stylo Art Beaute Levres in Pop It: L’Atelier de ArtOnIt 5. Josie Maran Lipstick in Playful Pink: Josie Maran 6. Model Launcher Liquid Lipstick in Tamarama: Model Launcher

Must-Have Items for Every Engaged Couple!

We’re still reliving last week’s I Do! Wedding Soiree at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. We couldn’t be more thankful to the lovely wedding couples, guests and vendors who attended THE wedding event of the season! And we couldn’t be more thankful to the wonderful luxury brands and artisans who contributed their goods…and goodies!… to our coveted I Do! Wedding Soiree Swag Bags! Each couple went home from our show with a gift bag FULL of hand-selected beauty items, adorable favors, skincare products, and accessories for self and home! Check out our swag sponsors below, and click on the links to find out more about their fabulous products, and pick up a little something for your bestie, your mom, your boo…or YOU!

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Happy shopping, xo!

 

7 Contouring and Highlighting Products You Need

You’re never fully dressed without a smile…and your bridal beauty look is not complete without a great highlight and contour! We dove into the depths of makeup artistry and pulled some of our favorite illuminating, concealing,and contouring products for y’all. Happy highlighting, beauty queens, xo.

Get Your Glow On

1. Guerlaind Precious Light Illuminator & Concealer: Sephora 2. Benefit High Beam Highlighter: Benefit Cosmetics 3. Lucky Cat Beauty Camofleur Concealer: Lucky Cat Beauty 4. Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Highlighter: Clinique 5. Model Launcher Contour Powder Duo in Afternoon Delight: Model Launcher 6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Cream Kit in Medium to Tan: Sephora 7. Givenchy Beauty La Revelation Originelle Highlighting Powder: Barneys NY

Matte Lips for Brides, Bridesmaids and More

Get ready to pucker up with this season’s hottest trend: matte lips. We turned to our brides, besties and Houston makeup artists to find out which 2016 matte lip colors were topping their kiss lists…and here are our faves of the bunch–including an AWESOME matte gloss (yes, you heard that right) from Nyoka Gregory Beauty!

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1. Model Launcher “The Heat” Matte Lipstick: Model Launcher 2. Dior Diorific “Fantastique” Matte Velvet Colour Lipstick: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria 3. Smashbox Be Legendary “Mauve Matte” Lipstick: Sephora 4. L’Atelier De ArtOnIt “Love Lucy” Le Rouge A Levres De Caractere: KAX Salon Houston 5. Nars “Bolero” Velvet Matte Lip Pencil: Sephora  6. Jane Iredale “Ann” Matte Lipstick: KAX Salon Houston 7. Nyoka Gregory Beauty “Pink Parfait” Matte Lip Color: Nyoka Gregory Beauty 8. Lucky Cat Beauty “Marilyn” Matte Luxury Lipstick: Lucky Cat Beauty

The 8 Best Shades of Pink for Everyone

Spring is right around the corner, ladies, and you know what that means… shades of pink everywhere! We’ve rounded up the color’s prettiest shades for your cheeks, lips and nails. Rose, blush, coral… Whatever hue you prefer, embrace the new season by adding pink to your beauty palette.

Bridal Beauty: Think Pink

1. Dior Nail Lacquer in Tra-La-La: Sephora 2. Model Launcher ML Lip Crayon in Cordial: Model Launcher 3. Christian Louboutin Sheer Voile Lip Color in Loubiminette: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria 5. Too Faced Love Flushed Blush in How Deep Is Your Love: Too Faced 6. Essie Nail Polish in Brides No Grooms: Essie 7. Buxom Full-On Lip Polish in Emily: Sephora 8. NARS The Multiple in Riviera: Sephora