Cruelty-Free vs. Vegan Makeup and Skincare

    Vegan and cruelty-free skincare can be hard to navigate. Even if a finished product has no animal-derived ingredients, there may have been animal testing on some of the ingredients. Consider us your co-pilot in finding the best products. Even if you’re not a full-on herbivore or animal-loving activist who sticks to a strictly […]

Posted: May 30, 2019 By: Comment: 0
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Financially Surviving Wedding Season as a Guest

  According to the New York Times, the average wedding guest spends nearly $900 to partake in the festivities. That price tag can make your wallet want to say, “I don’t!” — especially if your wedding season dance card is full. But don’t worry. Charlie knows a bunch of money-saving hacks so you can catch the bouquet […]

Posted: May 29, 2019 By: Comment: 0
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How to Plan the Ultimate Bachelorette Party On a Budget

Benson Lau Photography: www.bensonlauphotography.com Weddings are notoriously expensive, and the costs come from more than just the big day itself. The bachelorette party is one of those expenses that is totally worth it but can blow your budget if you aren’t careful. Try these ideas to keep your budget in check without compromising on fun. […]

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Winter Weather Wedding Success Starts Here

If you’ve recently said yes, you don’t have to wait until summer to follow up with an, “I do.” Whether you want an outdoor winter wedding or a warm and cozy indoor affair, hosting at-home nuptials requires preparation. And lots of it. From outdoor heating to dinner seating, keep reading for advice on how to […]

Skincare Tips When the Season Turns Cold

Photo:  www.unsplash.com While looking at the idyllic, snow-covered streets might be pleasing to our eyes, it’s a little less thrilling for our skin. The cold, dry weather can be quite harsh on our complexion, and if you want to maintain that youthful, radiant glow for your wedding, you have to switch up your routine and […]

Ideas for Your Honeymoon Packing List

  Photo:  www.unsplash.com Finally, some rest! While your wedding day is certainly a fun, exciting event that you’ll remember forever, most couples are eager to let go of the chaos and the hectic rush and relax a bit. There’s no more need to run around and organize things, no more dealing with last-minute emergencies, and […]

How to Have Your Dream Disney Wedding

  One thing is for sure, having a wedding at Disney is nothing short of a grand experience, and if you aren’t the type who wants to get married in front of Cinderella’s Castle have no fear! What about a Star Wars themed wedding or, a wedding that looks like it came straight out of […]

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Male Pre-Wedding Grooming Tips

  The wedding community spends a ton of time focusing on the bride, her hair, makeup, dress, everything surrounding her. But it’s the groom’s special day too! So we’ve built this plan to help him look his very best for the wedding. Looking good goes a long way on your wedding day, because it helps […]

Avoid a Cosmetic Disaster Before Your Wedding

Photo:  Benson Lau Photography: www.bensonlauphotography.com Planning your wedding is a long process that will keep you on your toes for months, or even years. Everything, from choosing a venue and catering, to getting your perfect bridal look ready, is taken into consideration. However, there are some things that we tend to leave for the last-minute, […]

Wedding Day Essentials

Photo:  Matthew J. Photography, www.matthewjphoto.com Your wedding day is something you prepare for a long period of time. The planning process itself is planned out, because you definitely don’t want to be caught unprepared on your wedding day, having to run home to go grab something. Just like that, when the bridal look is planned, so […]

Posted: July 29, 2018 By: Comment: 0