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Attire & Style : Cosmetic Alterations

Ensure Wedding Beauty!

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on September 22, 2014 at 5:00am

Don’t experiment with self-/spray-tanning right before the big day Sure, your goal may be a “sun-kissed” glow, but if you’re a first-timer, have sensitive skin or weren’t diligent about exfoliating, you could wind up with orange, streaked or splotchy skin, or even breakouts or an allergic reaction, warns Sharon Naylor, author of “The Bride’s Guide to Freebies” (Lyons Press, 2012).…


Attire & Style : Cosmetic Alterations

Quick Beauty Tips!

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on September 05, 2014 at 5:00am

Your big-day hair and makeup are important, of course, but don’t forget about the other beauty services available in the months, weeks and days leading up to the main event. Follow this timeline for quick pre-wedding beauty treatments. 3 to 6 Months Out Plagued by pimples? Talk to your dermatologist ASAP about topical retinoids to help shrink pores and prevent acne, says Dr. Sandy Johnson, of J…


Attire & Style : Cosmetic Alterations

Benefits of a Wedding Morning Workout

article by Darci Swisher, CTW | posted on June 06, 2014 at 5:00am

A wedding-day workout can be the best idea ever. Or the worst. A morning workout in step with your regular exercise routine, such as yoga or a 3-mile run, can “give you some normalcy and relieve stress on your wedding day,” says Lisbeth Levine, co-author of “The Wedding Book: The Big Book for Your Big Day” (Workman, 2008). “It can both energize and calm you.” But if you don’t regul…


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Attire & Style : Cosmetic Alterations

The look of love

article by Erin Morris | posted on May 18, 2013 at 1:00am

Start now. Many brides are starting earlier than ever to revitalize their skin and body with newer, longer lasting treatments.. Local spas and salons offer a wide range of services that can help you treat skin and body imperfections long before you walk down the aisle. Don’t trust just anyone. Start with an in-depth consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon and /or trained skin care…


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6 Bridal Beauty DON’Ts

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on December 20, 2012 at 4:00am

Don’t experiment with self-/spray-tanning right before the big day Sure, your goal may be a “sun-kissed” glow, but if you’re a first-timer, have sensitive skin or weren’t diligent about exfoliating, you could wind up with orange, streaked or splotchy skin, or even breakouts or an allergic reaction, warns Sharon Naylor, author of “The Bride’s Guide to Freebies” (Lyons Press, 2012).…


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A Beautiful Plan

article by Marilyn Kennedy Melia - CTW Features | posted on April 08, 2012 at 7:00am

“You look beautiful!” Certainly, that’s one of the most common utterances of wedding guests. So common, in fact, it seems as if beauty comes naturally to every bride. Love’s glow may be a force of nature, but experts stress that a stunning bridal look is due to a carefully planned pre-wedding beauty regime. The best plan starts months before the event, and ends with the admiring looks of…


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Attire & Style : Cosmetic Alterations

Get glowing

article by Jennifer Lata Rung | posted on September 19, 2011 at 12:07pm

Beauty trends come and go (just look at your mom’s senior year portrait for proof) – so what’s the latest in bridal beauty? Here’s a quick list of what Buffalo brides should know—before they make their primping plans: Beauty treatments Weddings are often the catalyst for women who have been contemplating treatments for skin problems, wrinkles, unwanted hair or other body issues. And loca…


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Attire & Style : Cosmetic Alterations

Grooming the bride

article by Erin Morris | posted on September 19, 2011 at 12:01pm

Almost every bride’s pre-wedding preparation is a whirlwind day of manicures, pedicures, makeup application and hair styling. But now many brides are starting earlier than ever to revitalize their skin and body with newer, longer lasting treatments that bring longer-term results. “If brides are planning their wedding for 12-plus months, why not plan for their skin for that long too?” su…


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Nice Day for a White Smile

article by Kate Sullivan - CTW Features | posted on September 16, 2011 at 12:00pm

A white wedding gown should never outshine a bride’s smile. Softer, off-white shades like eggshell may work for gown fabrics - but not for teeth. But obtaining a bright smile calls for more than brushing. Here’s how to keep your pearly whites shining on your wedding day. In-Office Whitening The best combo for any whitening treatment involves concentrated hydrogen peroxide and a good amount of t…


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