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The Ultimate Spring Beauty Kit 25.10.2011

Spring is here again, darlings!

Wake up from the sleep of winter and feel the life of this season budding everywhere. We’ve picked out some wedding accessories, skin care, and beauty products to help you put together the ultimate spring beauty kit and achieve perfect skin before, during, and after your big day.

Remember, it helps if you use treatments such as the lip aid and moisturising lotion weeks, or even months beforehand, as this will keep your skin and lips in excellent condition in preparation for the wedding.

Kissable lips

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It’s like licking lemonade on your lips, only better! This ultra-rich and creamy whipped lip treatment contains organic lemon oil that exfoliates and has over 70% pure medical-grade lanolin that hydrates. There may be just a slight tingling when the citric acid works on your lips; afterward, it will leave it feeling soft, smooth, and moist.

Lanolips Lemonaid Lip Aid from Lanolips – $15.95

One-pass lashes

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Get the most colossal lashes in just one pass with this mascara. Its washable formula is collagen enriched and it has the Mega Brush, which when combined instantly plumps up and builds 9x the volume. And it doesn’t clump. Also available in waterproof.

Maybelline New York The Colossal Volum’ Express Waterproof Mascara from Maybelline New York – $19.25

Touch my face

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This moisturising lotion is light enough to wear everyday, yet substantial enough to protect against premature ageing and combat the daily effects of sun exposure. It has vitamin E, aloe, and green tea extract, which absorb quickly into the skin without leaving it greasy. If you’re out in the sun everyday, even for just a few minutes, this lotion’s 30+ broad-spectrum SPF may just be the thing that rescues your skin.

Olay Complete Defence Daily UV Moisturising Lotion SPF 30+ from Olay – $14.69

Naturally radiant

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Sculpt your face delicately and naturally with this sheer blush. It is super soft and light, and enhances your complexion with a flush of natural color. Your skin will look healthy and radiant from within. Comes in shades of pink, beige, and coral.

Giorgio Armani Sheer Blush from Giorgio Armani – $43

Glow and go

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Get that summer glow with this budget bronzer that delivers shimmer and highlights to pep up your look. Apply all over highlight points on your face and body, and get a subtle bronzed effect that’s perfect for both day and evening use.

Bys Island Bronze Face & Body Bronzer from Bys – $8.95

For more wedding ideas on beauty and skin care, watch out for more of our beauty picks!

{First image via Lanolips; second image via Maybelline New York; third image via Olay; fourth image via Giorgio Armani; fifth image via Bys}

Five Awesome Fitness Plans For Australian Brides 25.09.2011

For those looking to tone up or just de-stress, a bridal fitness plan or a little structure wouldn’t hurt, right? Well get some health and fitness wedding inspiration from these five fitness regimens that we picked out especially for you. Now get ready to sweat!

Bridal Babes

“Walk down the aisle with confidence, sheer elegance, and beauty.” That is the commitment Beauty Babes give their clients. Personal trainers Stella and Cara have both helped brides to become fit and fab before the wedding, and all with amazing results. Both trainers have a thorough understanding of the female body and mentality. Individual programs are customized especially to your fitness objective – whether it’s weight loss, toning up, or simply stress release. And they don’t just work with brides; they’ve helped grooms and other members of the bridal party target their fitness goals and stay in shape. With Stella and Cara you’ll achieve Bridal Babe status in no time.

Bridal Babes is located in New South Wales.

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Booty Camp

It’s boot camp – but just for girls! Here, you go through an intense six-week training with a small group of girls – no boys, we repeat, so no embarrassment and no hassle. Your personal trainer tailor-fits the class exactly for the group’s fitness needs. There will be running around a course, climbing stairs, resistance training, skipping, doing circuits, and boxing. They love teaching boxing here, as it is one of the most effective ways to strengthen your core and other muscles, flatten your tummy, and make you overall feel great. You train outdoors at parks and beaches so you get to breath lovely fresh air.

Booty Camp has locations at NSW, VIC, QLD. ACT, WA, and SA.

Fernwood

Fernwood is the largest organization of its kind in Australia and has become synonymous with women’s health and fitness. A women-only gym, Fernwood’s mission is to empower women to shine. And if you’re getting married, Operation Wedding Dress is a program just for you. choose from a six- or 12-week program to prepare you not just physically but mentally and emotionally for your big day. The program includes meal plans, weekly personal training sessions, stress management coaching, motivational support, and much more. Operation Wedding Dress is new and improved and available at selected Fernwood Clubs and to both members and non-members.

Fernwood is located Australia-wide, in ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, and WA.

Zumba

If you want to dance your way to bridal hotness, then Zumba is the way to go! Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance workout changing the face of fitness all over the world, and fuses hypnotic Latin beats and easy-to-follow steps that result in a dynamic fitness program. At V Club, the routines incorporate resistance training and Zumba rhythms to tone and sculpt your body while burning tons of calories! Selena Short, V Club’s CEO, says that you don’t need to love exercise to know how to Zumba and that music makes the difference – all you need to do is move naturally to the beat. Time flies when you’re having fun, plus you’ll get to polish off your dancing skills. Gotta love that!

V Club is located in Sydney, NSW.

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Your Move Fitness

What exactly is your fitness goal in relation to your wedding? Is it about losing weight, looking great and having that inner glow, or letting off steam? Whatever it is, Your Move Fitness is confident that they can get you there, they guarantee it! They invite you to get fit as a group and shed those unwanted kilos with your groom, bridesmaids, or your mum. And before you get fitted for your wedding dress, why not take on their wedding dress challenge? It’s all good, motivational fun as your own personal trainer focuses on you and your specific personal needs. Forget about fittings, flowers, lists, and budgets for a while and get moving with Your Move Fitness.

Your Move Fitness is located in Brisbane, Queensland.

Tight, toned, and de-stressed body…here you come!

{First image via She Knows; Second image via V Club}

Blushing Bride Beauty Picks 19.09.2011

Your look on your wedding day needs to all come together – your complexion needs to be clear, your hair needs to be shiny, your makeup needs to be flawless and the list goes on and on.

But lets be realistic – with a minefield of beauty product out there, the task of having your look ‘come together’ is easier said than done.

So we’ve decided to help by singling out our favourite beauty products. These products are personal favourites of the One Stylish Bride team and are sure to have you looking ‘polished and put together’ on your wedding day.

Behind the mask

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This everyday lotion works like a mask, delivering immediate and long-lasting hydration to your skin. However, it’s different to a mask because you don’t have to apply it and sit around with the product on your face, waiting to rinse it off. Just slather on freshly cleansed skin and go!

SK-II Cellumination Mask-In Lotion from SK-II

Pucker up

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This lip balm has just enough moisture and pigment to add sheer colour and a subtle shine to your kisser. It has Vitamin E and beeswax that soothe and nourish dry lips. And for animal lovers, it’s good to know that MOR Cosmetics don’t do animal testing.

Lip Macaron in Peach Nectar from MOR Cosmetics

That rosy glow

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No need to guess which blush looks the best on your cheeks. This limited-edition clear gel magically transforms on your skin into a natural pink hue suited to your very own skin tone. It contains Brazil nut seed oil, apricot kernel oil, and Vitamin E for that fresh, dewy look.

The Body Shop Brush With Fashion Tailored Cheek Tint from The Body Shop

Plump up the volume

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Get full, voluptuous curves in those peepers! This mascara has a triple-pump brush for three times the curves and a rich, creamy texture for seven times the volume. Its protein-rich formula strengthens lashes over time. Your lashes hold the curl for 12 hours, so no need for touch-ups.

Rimmel London Sexy Curves Full Figure Mascara from Rimmel London

Conceal while you heal

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If you’re prone to breakouts, calm your skin while concealing those annoying spots with this benzoyl peroxide-free treatment. It’s also fragrance-free and contains no artificial colors—only natural ingredients like sulfur and zinc oxide that dry up pimples and give you coverage right where you need it.

Dermalogica Concealing Spot Treatment from Dermalogica Australia

For more wedding ideas on beauty and skin care, watch out for more Blushing Bride Beauty Picks!

{First image via SK-II; second image via MOR Cosmetics; third image via The Body Shop; fourth image via Rimmel London; fifth image via Dermalogica Australia}

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