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Published on November 21, 2013 . Featured Resources

Von’s Vice – Perfect Hair & Makeup

A Beauty Addict’s Input on Make Up, Style & Wellness


Von’s Vice – Dresses to Flatter Your Figure

Von helps a body-conscious bride find the perfect dress to accent her best features.


Von’s Vice – Dry Skin

Von rescues a dry damsel in distress with her top tips for battling dry skin


Von’s Vice – 4 Trends 2 Watch in 2014

2014 is bursting with new and fabulous ideas to make your wedding day uniquely yours.


Von’s Vice – Pretty Poisons

Dear Von, A few years ago, I stopped wearing make up on a regular basis when I realized what was in it.  Artificial fragrances, colors and chemicals are all on the short list of things I try to stay away from.  I still have a bit, but I only wear it on special occasions. I…

bridal veil types

Von’s Vice – Veils Tips & Trends

Our expert of style and beauty shares her tips on finding the perfect hair piece for your wedding day.


Von’s Vice – Golden Guidelines

Dear Von, I just got back some of my engagement pictures, I’m disappointed in how my tan looks. I seem to be too orange and my face is a different color from my body. I’ve even spray tanned my face hoping for an even tan. Even my fiancé says I look different in the pictures…


Von’s Summer Trends to Try

“I love it so much… I’ll take two!” Costume changes aren’t just for the theater. The idea of having an alternative dress for the reception, or your bridal portraits is a great way to have fun with your look. One of my brides recently relayed her secret motive for a second dress was to have…

moonlit bride with mermaid dress

Shear Beauty – Fairytale Fashions

Move over, Cinderella! These stunning gowns from Weddings A to Z will leave your Prince Charming spellbound. In addition, Tony Allen and Alyssa Crosby worked their magic on hair and makeup to complete these fairytale looks.


Von’s Vice – Eyelash Extensions

Dear Von, My eyelashes aren’t as long as they used to be and I’m thinking about using artificial lashes on my wedding day. I’ve heard about lash extensions and I’m wondering if they would be a good idea for me instead of wearing strip lashes. What’s so different about the lash extensions and how do…


Shear Beauty – Spring Fashions

Spring is here! Whether you prefer a crystal studded ball gown or a form-fitting lace mermaid, these dresses are sure to add a little “spring” to your step, as you walk down the aisle.

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Vons’ Vice – Top 5 Resolutions for Creating the Wedding of Your Dreams

In the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, here are my top five things every bride should know to have a beautiful wedding. Take note, ladies.


Von’s Vice – The Classic Red Lip

Von shows you how to create a classic, bold, and flawless scarlet red lip


Shear Beauty – Fall Fashions

Fall Weddings are filled with rich colors contrasted with a simple elegance. Whether you’re walking down the aisle inside a beautiful church or under the blue bright sky, the hues of the season set a great backdrop for your big day.


Von’s Vice – Hair Dye Disaster

Dear Von, I recently attempted to dye my naturally brunette hair blonde and have ended up with broken, reddish hair. My wedding is in November and I’m desperate to have my long, healthy hair back. Is there any hope for me? Carolina – Tyler, TX Dear Broken & Brittle, Every gal I know has experienced…


Von’s Vice – Makeup Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

Dear Von, I’m getting married outdoors this September. Our venue is beautiful but I’m getting worried about how my make up will handle the heat. I’m hot natured and I tend to like a more dramatic look. Is there is anything I can do to keep my make up from melting away? Maree Raby –…


Shear Beauty – Hollywood Glam

What woman doesn’t want to feel like an elegant silver screen star on her big day? Weddings are all about glamour, and what is trending now in the wedding dress scene is breath-taking gowns inspired by Hollywood. So, practice striking your best red carpet pose and let Tony Allen and Emily Laird show you some…

boho flower hair wreath

Shear Beauty – Fresh Boho Looks

Today, bohemian isn’t just a state of mind – it’s a fashion statement. This offbeat, worldly style is ideal for that bride who chooses to move away from tradition and create a more inspired, natural look. It is a look that reflects both personal style and creativity, one that is sure to be given a…


Shear Beauty – Tips on Hair and Makeup

Expert Advice from the Dynamic Duo of Style and Beauty Find Your Inner Goddess Let The Wedded Bliss’s own dynamic duo of style and beauty help tame your tresses, land the perfect updo, and highlight your best features. Stylist Tony Allen and makeup artist Emily Laird tell how. The Taming of the Do April showers…