Health & Beauty

Flirty Styles for Short Hair

Flirty Styles for Short Hair

If you’re a bride-to-be boasting a short “do”, don’t feel limited when it comes to hair styles for your big day! Whether straight or sleek, curly or up, there's more options than you think. Just remember to go to your stylist beforehand to try out various styles so...

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At-Home Brow Maintenance Tips from RevitaLash

At-Home Brow Maintenance Tips from RevitaLash

Are you a newlywed or bride-to-be looking for some tips to maintain your brows from home? Audrianna Mora, Licensed Esthetician and Global Education Manager at RevitaLash Cosmetics have some great suggestions for elevating your brow game when you can’t make it to the...

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Hydrating Haircare For Your Big Day: We Are Paradoxx

Hydrating Haircare For Your Big Day: We Are Paradoxx

Created by Irish hairstylist, Yolanda Cooper, We Are Paradoxx is infused with ingredients native to her homeland including moss, hops, clover, whiskey, Celtic salt, seaweed, and nettle. All of these organic ingredients are up to 97% natural so you feel good while...

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Beauty That Won’t Budge

Beauty That Won’t Budge

10 Southern Bride Approved Beauty Products for Your Big Day  A bride’s wedding day timeline is incredibly full of both emotional and exciting moments and it’s important that she looks her best from beginning to end. From the time she has her makeup done in the morning...

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Pre-Wedding ‘Tweak’ments & Full-On Plastic Surgery

Pre-Wedding ‘Tweak’ments & Full-On Plastic Surgery

Wedding season is in full swing and that means wedding party’s all over the world are in prep mode. From florals to food, there’s always a hot new trend in the bridal industry. ‘Tweak’ments and full-on facial plastic surgery procedures rank high on engaged couples...

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5 Reasons to Get Acupuncture Before Your Wedding

5 Reasons to Get Acupuncture Before Your Wedding

With acupuncture taking the health and wellness world by storm, why not incorporate it into your big day? Here are five reasons to consider having acupuncture before you say "I do." 1. Your face will glow The goal of a facial acupuncture treatment is to naturally...

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6 Honest Makeup Tips For a Bride Over 30

6 Honest Makeup Tips For a Bride Over 30

A collection of day saving beauty tips from makeup artist, Amanda Cocanougher Williamson of Little Rosie & Co. We all like YouTube, right? Makeup tutorials are a must in my down time. Before I got married I had to have watched over 20 bridal makeup tutorials....

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Our Favorite Bridal Makeup Looks of 2018

Our Favorite Bridal Makeup Looks of 2018

Trying to pick out your makeup for your wedding can be a daunting task. Of course every woman wants to look absolutely perfect and be the center of attention on her big day, but there are so many different eye and lip combinations to choose from. Lucky for you, we've...

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Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

We can't believe it is already November! Don't let holiday shopping overwhelm you this year. Southern Bride is here to help. The earlier, the better, to be thinking about those holiday gifts. From bronzer to mascara, we have some great ideas for stocking stuffers and...

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Casey Holmes Bridal Makeup Tutorial Part 2

Casey Holmes Bridal Makeup Tutorial Part 2

For a look that will leave any bride left blushing pink, watch makeup icon Casey Holmes' bridal look tutorial (see Part 1 HERE). Featuring rosy tones and pinky nude lipstick, Casey's look is great for any bride who wants a classic but dramatic look for her big day....

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Casey Holmes Bridal Makeup Tutorial Part 1

Casey Holmes Bridal Makeup Tutorial Part 1

  This blushing pink bridal makeup tutorial by Casey Holmes is the perfect look for a bride who wants some subtle sparkle to their big day look. Mauve lips and sparkly berry eyes comprise this unique bridal look and make up one part of her multi-part bridal...

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9 Nail Polish Colors For Summer Brides

9 Nail Polish Colors For Summer Brides

A lovely collection of 9 nail polish colors from ZOYA that are perfect for a summer bride. ONE | Saldana: a buildable, cotton-candy blue holographic topper with hints of pink and blue colored glitter - wear it alone or layer over the other colors. This could be the...

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Southern Bride, Casey Holmes, Lipstick Tutorial

Southern Bride, Casey Holmes, Lipstick Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QlXsRLE31g Having the perfect lips for your wedding day is a must. To celebrate national lipstick day, we're sharing one of our own southern bride's and YouTube beauty guru, Casey Holmes, swoon-worthy line of her own lipsticks that...

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How to Start Your Own Beauty Regimen

How to Start Your Own Beauty Regimen

How to start your own beauty regimen Let’s face it, literally. You finally decided after looking in the mirror that you need to make a change for your body's largest organ: skin. Whether you are in your 20's and wanting to begin preventative measures, or in your 30's...

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Budget to Splurge: Comparing 5 Popular Mascaras

Budget to Splurge: Comparing 5 Popular Mascaras

One of my favorite parts about blogging is the opportunity to test out new products. Makeup, hair, skin, body, health… you name it, I’m game. If it’s safe for myself or family, and it makes the day easier – sign me up! One of the things I get asked about as a makeup...

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The Beginners Guide to Lash Extensions

The Beginners Guide to Lash Extensions

It’s Sunday, the kids are down for their naps after a great service at church, and I’m able to write about my experience with lash extensions. I follow a couple of women on Instagram who use lash extensions and have thought about it for some time, but never wanted to...

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Luxury Lashes for Your Forever Photos

Luxury Lashes for Your Forever Photos

Industry veteran Nonie Creme is back for her third act! After co-founding Butter London and launching Colour Prevails, she’s tackling a white space in beauty: faux lash and extension care. After having trouble maintaining her own lash extensions, she came to the...

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4 Tips To Get Meghan Markle’s Makeup Look

4 Tips To Get Meghan Markle’s Makeup Look

    There was so much to be in awe of over the weekend when it came to the Royal Wedding, but our number one awe inspiring moment was when we first saw the bride. Meghan Markle stayed true to her sense of style keeping her big day look classic, modern and...

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5 Minute Face Using Only 5 Products

5 Minute Face Using Only 5 Products

  Having been a professional makeup artist for over 8 years now, I have to say that over the years I’ve come across some great products, and some not-so-great products. I thought that after using certain “vegan-friendly” brands, I would never find any better… but...

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Beauty Products Every Bride Needs To Try

Beauty Products Every Bride Needs To Try

It’s not often that I start using new products – to test them out, and for personal use – and have them score across the board. After becoming a mother with our second child last year, my skin has had its own agenda. Random breakouts, dryness, hyperpigmentation, you...

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5 Affordable Beauty Products You Just Can’t Live Without

5 Affordable Beauty Products You Just Can’t Live Without

By: Stephanie Calrk, MotherWander.com Let's face it, ladies: between the planning, organization, color swatches, seating arrangements and deciding on open bar vs. cash bar... your skin can take a hit. Stress causes skin issues to flare up regardless of what you're...

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6 Beauty Products From 2017 We Had To Share

6 Beauty Products From 2017 We Had To Share

A curated list of 6 beauty products from 2017 that we had to share with you before the years was out. The products have be chosen, tested, and loved by our Southern Bride team. We know you'll love them, too!  

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Odorless Self Tanner Perfect For Brides

Odorless Self Tanner Perfect For Brides

You may have sworn off spray tanning in the past after seeing your friend sport an embarrassing orange (and streaky!) tan, but we’ve got just the thing and it won’t make you like this… Keep calm and use NKD SKN--You’ll have an effortless, odorless and natural-looking...

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5 Products For Your Pre-Wedding Skincare Routine

5 Products For Your Pre-Wedding Skincare Routine

Everyone wants to look their best, especially on their wedding day. Rodan and Fields products are clinically tested to improve your skin from the inside out and give you the lasting results you've been waiting for. There are four regimens to tackle any of your...

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YLLO Face Mask Giveaway

YLLO Face Mask Giveaway

Glowing bridal confidence always starts with beautiful skin! A little bit of YLLO's face mask goes a long way. Each pack gives you a whoppin' 20 treatments and is 100% natural, vegan, gluten-free. After your first use, you'll see teddy bear soft skin, a glowing...

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Give Lovely Bridesmaids Boxes

Give Lovely Bridesmaids Boxes

Give Lovely Bridesmaid Boxes are the perfect way to ask your girls to be a part of your big day. Asking your best gals to be in your bridal party is probably one of the most important decisions in the wedding planning process, but how you ask them can also be equally...

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Olive + Piper Fall Collection

Olive + Piper Fall Collection

We are in love with Olive + Piper's new fall collection, and you're going to love it too because it's all under $50. With loads of different options, matching your wedding color palette will be a breeze. Who wouldn't want to get their hands on these gems?  Check out...

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Perfect Wedding Hair Giveaway

Perfect Wedding Hair Giveaway

We found a product for perfect wedding hair and we're doing a giveaway! Yay! From course and curly to wavy and rough, we can always Mixed Chicks hair products to make our locks look and feel their absolute best. Because we love this product so much, we want to share...

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Milani Cosmetics New Fall Line

Milani Cosmetics New Fall Line

Milani Cosmetics has all of the colors you need to create the perfect look for your big day.  From blushes and brows to lip liners and lipsticks, you're sure to find a beautiful blend of colors to choose from.  Check out some of their new shade extensions for your...

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15 Southern Wedding Hairstyle Fashion Collection

15 Southern Wedding Hairstyle Fashion Collection

We've collected 15 wedding hairstyles that are some of our favorites from Southern Bride's past fashion shoots. There's everything from messy buns to polished looks and more. We think you're going to want to start pinning right away, so we've added an easy-peasy...

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3 Beauty Products To Beat The Heat

3 Beauty Products To Beat The Heat

Summer is officially here and ready to wreak havoc on your makeup. Don't worry. We've got three makeup solutions to help brides and their maids to beat the heat.   1)       Naked Princess Fragrance Oils, $34 This long lasting, luxurious fragrance oil delivers...

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3 Moves to Get You Ready For That Strapless Gown

3 Moves to Get You Ready For That Strapless Gown

We are so happy to host Jill Penfold, The L.A. Bride Trainer, on our blog today. Her 3 moves for getting strapless gown ready has got all the Southern Bride girls inspired to get fit! A Strapless Wedding gown is the epitome of elegance and body contouring. With a...

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6 Perfectly Pink Gifts for Your Bridesmaids

6 Perfectly Pink Gifts for Your Bridesmaids

Spring is here, there could never be a more welcome month for pretty, blushing, pink. The color is widely seen as a symbol of hope, joy, and love. What better time than now to surround ourselves with this upbeat, optimistic hue? From cosmetics to shoes, we have six...

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The Must Have Eye Shadow + Lashes for Your Big Day

The Must Have Eye Shadow + Lashes for Your Big Day

Whether you’re makeup is applied professionally or you’re skilled enough to handle the task yourself, the eye shadow and lash collections by iLushess Cosmetics are essential to the finishing details on every bridal makeup look. From the bride to the bridal party,...

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