There's no rule book that says a wedding gown must be white. Modern brides are embracing color, a trend possibly first sparked by Gwen Stefani's custom dip-dyed and hand-painted pink ombre wedding gown by John Galliano for Christian Dior back 2002. After Gwen's rule-breaking move, Reese Witherspoon got married in a pale pink gown by Monique Lhuillier and Jessica Biel wore a blush-toned Giambattista Valli creation for her marriage to Justin Timberlake. Sure, white and ivory will remain the wedding gown go-tos, but many other colorful dresses have us swooning, particularly for summer weddings. Here, we've rounded up a variety of wedding dresses in shades of blush, metallics, yellow, blue and beyond from David's Bridal, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and more. It's our ode to the rainbow, and we think you should go for it!
After you've picked out your wedding gown, shoes and veil, it's time to choose that last accent: the handbag. Despite your maid of honor's promises to take care of all your needs, don't forget that bridal purse – because you WILL want a lipstick at some point.
Wedding purses and clutches are itsy-bitsy by tradition. (It should be nowhere near as big as your typical day bag!) Bridal clutches need only hold a cell phone, a lipstick, some breath mints and a hankie. Think "dainty." To aid your wedding shopping mission, we scoured some of our favorite online stores to find inexpensive bridal handbags that look pricey. In fact, despite their designer origins – Rebecca Minkoff, Ted Baker of London, White by Vera Wang – every purse on our list sells for under $100. Here are some of the prettiest wedding purses and clutches from David's Bridal, Macy's, Nordstrom and more.
If you're serious about getting flawless skin for your wedding day (and who isn't?), the latest reports on vitamin C in skin care products will make you a true believer. This ingredient isn't just hype; dermatologists have written about it glowingly in medical literature and are stocking their shelves with vitamin C-infused products, too. So we studied the science and found the 15 best vitamin C serums and beauty products to benefit your face.
Dr. Ellen Marmur, a Manhattan dermatologist and founder of Marmur Metamorphosis Skincare, explains the properties that make vitamin C a windfall for skin. "Vitamin C is an essential component in the body's production of collagen and a potent antioxidant that can help rejuvenate aged and photodamaged skin," Marmur says. "Ascorbic acid is one of the many beneficial forms of vitamin C that helps to brighten and even out skin tone."
No pre-wedding brightening regimen will be complete without one or more of these superstar products, many of which contain the antioxidant ferulic acid and can be found at favorite retailers like Amazon, Sephora and Walmart.
With Cinderella's dainty slipper in their collective memories, some brides seldom think about comfortable shoes on the big day. But there's no wisdom in wearing wobbly stilettos to an event at which you might actually want to dance. Modern brides are opting for practical wedding shoes that can be worn more than once, as opposed to extremely high-heeled shoes that leave their tootsies blistered on the honeymoon. Also, we get it: Some very tall brides prefer to seek out more sensible heels, including flats, wedges and kitten heels that may also boast cushioned footbeds and supportive straps. So if you, too, want to dance the night away at your wedding, check out this list of swoon-worthy wedding flats that are just as ravishing as 4-inch heels (and much more practical). These styles from ASOS, Nordstrom, David's Bridal and more will take you from the ceremony to the after party in blissful comfort.
Every beach wedding delivers the basics: salt air, gorgeous views, crashing waves and unmatched tranquility. Beyond those elements, what more do you need? Decor that is fit for a beach bride, that's what! Seaside motifs, whether subtle or over-the-top, can heighten an already breathtaking scene. Among the complementary imagery and materials for a beach wedding are ocean-derived items such as sea glass, starfish, sand dollars, coral fans and clam shells. Some brides can choose to go a little more nautical by incorporating sailor knots, rugged rope, fishing floats and anchors. Placing some palm leaves in strategic locations will up the tropical isle vibe. Check out a treasure trove of beautiful items from Etsy, Michaels, Walmart and more that will enrich your waterfront wedding.
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Sandalwood Mediterranean Sea Bath Salt Soak. Channeling the powers of the Mediterranean Dead Sea, this bath salt soak works to sof...ten skin with a blend of sea salt, vitamins and minerals. Ideal for spas, hot tubs and baths this you-time essential is made to help remedy aches and pains, reduce tension and stress and enhance self-healing properties. 5 lbs. read more
Vanilla Mediterranean Sea Bath Salt Soak. Channeling the powers of the Mediterranean Dead Sea, this bath salt soak works to soften... skin with a blend of sea salt, vitamins and minerals. Ideal for spas, hot tubs and baths this you-time essential is made to help remedy aches and pains, reduce tension and stress and enhance self-healing properties. 5 lbs. read more
Acai Berry Mediterranean Sea Bath Salt Soak. Channeling the powers of the Mediterranean Dead Sea, this bath salt soak works to sof...ten skin with a blend of sea salt, vitamins and minerals. Ideal for spas, hot tubs and baths this you-time essential is made to remedy aches and pains, reduce tension and stress and enhance self-healing properties. 5 lbs. read more
Orange Flowers Sheer Youth Smoothing Body Scrub. Help leave your skin feeling silky smooth and hydrated with this body scrub made ...with aromatic oils for added appeal. 17.6 oz. Imported read more
Relax and soothe the mind with the powers of Lavender, Vertivert and Bergamot essential oils. This body wash will leave you feelin...g tranquil and calm before a busy day or bedtime. read more
A luxurious and pampering body wash to help uplift and refresh. Rose and Sandalwood essential oils help to soften the skin while u...plifting the spirits. Ideal to use after exposure to the sun, helps to calm and cool the skin. Suitable for pregnant and breast feeding women. read more
Asepxia® Medicated Acne Body Wash Exfoliante Scrub. It is used for the treatment of acne. Reduces the number of acne pimples. Help...s keep skin clear of new acne blemishes, acne pimples, whiteheads and blackheads.This product removes pore-clogging dirt,... read more
Asepxia® Medicated Acne Body Wash Exfoliante Scrub. It is used for the treatment of acne. Reduces the number of acne pimples. Help...s keep skin clear of new acne blemishes, acne pimples, whiteheads and blackheads.This product removes pore-clogging dirt, oil and impurities. read more
A light but incredibly moisturizing body lotion, rich in softening omega fatty acids, hydrating Sodium Hyaluronate and an invigora...ting blend of Grapefruit, Rosemary and Juniper essential oils that will leave you feeling revitalized and your skin plumped and invigorated. read more
Indulge in the invigorating power of the Revive Body Scrub to effectively exfoliate dry skin cells leaving your skin looking notic...eably smoother. Suitable for all skin types but especially recommended for dry and dull looking skin. Formulated with nourishing Sheaf and Cocoa Butters, soothing Calendula, softening Honey as well as a blend of Grapefruit, Rosemary and Juniper essential oils to leave your skin feeling re-energized and brighter. read more
Give your body an instant refresh with Revive Body Gel. The invigorating powers of Grapefruit, Rosemary and Juniper essential oils... help to even out skin's texture while maintaining a healthy micro-circulation. read more
Find Shampoos, Conditioners, and Hair Treatments at Target.com! Revive dry overstressed hair with Dear Clark Resurrecting Wash. Th...is sulfate-free shampoo includes active ingredients such as Certified Organic Aloe Vera, Rose of Jericho, and Sunflower Seed Oil from deep in the heart of Texas to create the perfect trinity to bring your hair back to life. This soothing shampoo fragrantly revives and instantly hydrates all hair types, leaving color and keratin alone, resurrecting you and your hair. Our signature scent is comprised of pure essential oils. Gender: Unisex. read more
What It Is: Experience the refreshing and invigorating powers of Bergamot, Grapefruit, Peppermint and Neroli to revive your day or... night. Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Cocamide Mea, Polysorbate 20, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Peel Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Citratus (Lemongrass) Leaf Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil, Lav read more
This product has natural lime and citrus oils blended with cool mint that provides superior cleansing while stimulating the skin. ...Vitamins A and E aid in protecting and maintaining the skins natural moisture balance, elasticity, and pH levels. read more
Formulated without alcohol, Triumph and Disaster's Logic Toner neutralizes wrinkles, breakouts, visible pores and oiliness. Ancien...t Tasmanian pepper fruit extract calms and soothes sensitive skin, while clinically proven Alpine willow herb extract shrinks the size of large pores and reduces sebum production.Key Ingredients: Tasmanian Pepper Fruit Extract: calms and soothes sensitive skin Alpine Willow Herb Extract: clinically proven to reduce pore size and reduces sebum production Key Benefits: Improves skin tone Tightens pores Reduces sebum production and cellular damage Soothes sensitive skin Tip: Use as a makeup remover before bed. read more
A hydrating and nourishing shampoo. Produces a rich and voluminous lather. Helps gently cleanse hair and remove styling residue. E...nriched with glycerin to replenish dry, dehydrated strands. Leaves hair soft, light and ready for the next step. Perfect for all hair types. Free of sulfate and parabens. read more
For severely dry or damaged hair. Creamy with a thick foam, nourishing shampoo uses ultra-gentle surfactants and naturally nourish...ing extracts to cleanse and condition hair, leaving it soothed and soft. Hair and scalp are moisturized, nourished and soothed. Grape phytoceuticals are a vital source of polyphenols and antioxidants, which have therapeutic benefits for hair health, leaving it stronger and protected against future damage read more
For long or brittle hair. Creamy and foamy, MELU gently cleanses and moisturizes hair with Lentil Seed extract from Villella, impr...oving its elasticity and preventing breakage. Mild surfactants is used to clean the hair without making it heavy and Phenethyl Benzoate will give a strong shining effect read more
For normal to fine hair. Lightly-foaming gel DEDE Shampoo is designed to be gentle enough for daily use. It is formulated with red... celery to maintain clean, shiny, balanced hair. read more
For dandruff or severely imbalanced scalps. Clarifying and detoxifying, purifying shampoo fights microbial attacks and dandruff to... establish a healthy environment for hair growth. read more
Key Ingredient: Baobab Fruit – Rich in Anti-Oxidants – Rich in Essential Fatty Acids – Anti Allergen – Anti Inflammatory Creatine ...intensive formula to instantly rebuild the internal structure of the hair. Uses: • Deep Conditioning: Apply to clean damp hair. Allow to soak for 4 minutes then rinse. Apply heat for enhanced reconstructing. • Cleansing Conditioner: Apply to damp hair, massage through from roots to ends. Rinse and re-apply for conditioning phase. • Texturizing Styler: Apply small amount to clean damp hair. Blow dry for body and texture. Aromatherapy: • Pure Orange, Tangerine, and Cranberry Pear. 100% Natural. read more
Keep your style in place and looking natural with our hair cream. It provides extra nourishment in a non-sticky form or dryness th...at helps maintain healthy soft hair. With zero residues it will preserve the capillary fibers from the harsh elements. Your hair will feel soft and smelling amazing. read more
For normal to heavily-styled hair. Sudsy and airy, solu shampoo is deeply clarifying to cleanse product build-up and residue from ...hair using buckwheat extract, leaving it super clean. read more
For priming hair for a perfect blowout. Your hair assistant blow-dry primer serves as a heat protectant spray, an anti-humidity ba...rrier and a shine-enhancer. It also reduces the time it takes to style hair. read more
Renewing Shampoo contains hair renewing complex with antioxidant-rich spinach extract and maqui berry to protect the youth of the ...hair and scalp. read more
For colored hair. Rich, full-bodied and foamy minu shampoo is formulated with caper blossoms to gently cleanse, protect and extend... the lifespan of colored hair. Winner of self magazine's 2015 self-approved beauty awards.Apply to wet hair. Massage gently and rinse, repeat shampoo application, then apply MINU conditioner or MINU pak, depending on the needs. read more