Hairstyling

Big Day Beauty

After planning all the little details of your dream wedding, now comes the best part -- choosing the makeup and hairstyle that'll make jaws drop and hearts flutter. Here are some of our favorites, and for the complete list head over to Makeup Tutorials!

Berry Stained Lips:  If you’ve got a berry-themed wedding, I highly suggest following suit and wearing a matching hue on your lips. To help balance the loud color of your lipstick, keep the rest of your makeup neutral by only using shades of beige, tan, and taupe.

Berry Stained Lips:

If you’ve got a berry-themed wedding, I highly suggest following suit and wearing a matching hue on your lips. To help balance the loud color of your lipstick, keep the rest of your makeup neutral by only using shades of beige, tan, and taupe.

Pearly Polished:  This is my go-to look whenever I have something adorning my hair, whether it’s a small tiara or a  flower crown . Since I already have a lot going on up top, I like keeping my makeup low-key by dusting on just a bit of shimmer eyeshadow on the inner corners of the eye. It makes for a more fairytale look, which is perfect for rustic weddings! All I have to do is pair it with a wine-stained lippy, and I’m good to go!

Pearly Polished:

This is my go-to look whenever I have something adorning my hair, whether it’s a small tiara or a flower crown. Since I already have a lot going on up top, I like keeping my makeup low-key by dusting on just a bit of shimmer eyeshadow on the inner corners of the eye. It makes for a more fairytale look, which is perfect for rustic weddings! All I have to do is pair it with a wine-stained lippy, and I’m good to go!

Modern Classic:  A modern bridal makeup is something that brings a bit of old Hollywood glamor into your makeup. If you want to know how to do bridal makeup like this, it boils down to two things: a cat eye and a bright red lipstick that will make everyone go va-va-voom. Don’t forget to swipe on  a bit of highlighter  on your cheekbones to finish the look!

Modern Classic:

A modern bridal makeup is something that brings a bit of old Hollywood glamor into your makeup. If you want to know how to do bridal makeup like this, it boils down to two things: a cat eye and a bright red lipstick that will make everyone go va-va-voom. Don’t forget to swipe on a bit of highlighter on your cheekbones to finish the look!

Greek Goddess:  Channel your inner Aphrodite by pairing your headpiece with falsies, a flawless face, and a coral-tinted lip. Keep your brows natural looking by using a light hand when applying a shade that’s close to your brow color.

Greek Goddess:

Channel your inner Aphrodite by pairing your headpiece with falsies, a flawless face, and a coral-tinted lip. Keep your brows natural looking by using a light hand when applying a shade that’s close to your brow color.

Bronzed Beauty:  This is a look that’s perfect for ladies who’ve just gotten back from a holiday and were lucky enough to get a tan  at the beach . Now you’ve soaked up a ton of Vitamin D, show off your new color by keeping your makeup simple. Put on some bronzer, get a swipe of mascara, and layer a sheen of gloss on your favorite peach-pink lipstick.

Bronzed Beauty:

This is a look that’s perfect for ladies who’ve just gotten back from a holiday and were lucky enough to get a tan at the beach. Now you’ve soaked up a ton of Vitamin D, show off your new color by keeping your makeup simple. Put on some bronzer, get a swipe of mascara, and layer a sheen of gloss on your favorite peach-pink lipstick.

Beautiful Blooms

It's official: spring is in the air, and this upcoming wedding season's most romantic trend is all about those beautiful floral blooms! Add a touch of whimsy with a delicate flower crown, or a bohemian beaded belt to highlight your waistline. We're loving this spring wedding inspo from our friends at The Knot, so head on over to check it more of our favorite flower-power wedding ideas!

 

Santa Barbara Succulents

Some gorgeous photos from a 2015 wedding by our artists Adrieanna and Sahar! Love seeing our artists at work! Photographer: Brandon & Erica Photography

Flowers: Margaret Joan Florals

Getting Ready Location: Upham Hotel

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It's a jungle out there!

An amazing shoot with an amazing crew. And best of all, the ANIMALS!! Photography: Caroline Tran

Dress: Robin Kaplin

Faerie Chair name card holders, heart lockets: Michelle Van Fleet

Florist, Event Design, + Production : Tricia Fountaine Design

Hand blown glass stem ware: Saul Alcaraz

Location: Dos Pueblos Ranch

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Another Beautiful Bride!

One of our beautiful Brides Janelle and her lovely husband Sean tied the knot this March at the Rincon Beach Club in Carpinteria. We had the pleasure of styling Janelle and her Bridesmaids Hair that morning at a rental home off Mission Canyon Road in Santa Barbara. Congrats to the both of you! Beautiful Photos by: Jacqueline Pilar of Pilar Reflections

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The Very Creative Serenas

This post has been a long time coming! One of my favorite Los Angeles photographers Jen Serena of Serena Creative and I were able to collaborate and have a little fun on this shoot. I have known Jen and her husband Ric for over 4 years now and am always thrilled when we get to work together. The two of them are high school sweethearts and a dynamite duo! Not to mention they have the cutest little girl named Isola - whom I only hope to have a child so unique, creative and gorgeous as she is. Jen and Ric just opened the doors of their new studio in LA and I would recommend them to anyone looking for a Photographer, Director or Editor! Our beautiful models are Cheyenne (first 3) and Azia (last 4). Enjoy :) 2013 02_SCI Test-394-Edit2013 02_SCI Test-3562013 02_SCI Test-033-Edit 2013 02_SCI Test-239 2013 02_SCI Test-446-Edit 2013 02_SCI Test-438-Edit 2013 02_SCI Test-467-Edit