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Top 2016 Runway Wedding Makeup Trends

Let’s be honest…sometimes runway makeup makes me second guess just how dark it was when they attempted to get ready for the show. However, the past Bridal Fashion Week 2016 left me satisfied as I greeted beautiful winter bridal makeup trends with each passing model. While there were some outliers (white face paint, really?!), the… Read more

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5 Ways to Rock Colored Hair on Your Wedding Day

This December, we’re going to start with a bang. Well, actually a pop…a pop of color that is. No, we don’t mean a fancy lipstick or a bright bouquet or a unique “something blue.” We’re talking about your hair! There has definitely been a shift in #transformationtuesday posts from flaunting short hairstyles to showing off… Read more

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Wedding Day Beauty Products I’m Thankful For

One of the best parts of fall is obviously Thanksgiving—one of the few holidays specifically centered around being with friends and family…and mouth-watering pumpkin pies. It’s that one day where surrounding yourself with loved ones makes you feel like the luckiest gal (or guy) in the world and you realize that you already have everything… Read more

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Sofia and Joe Tie the Knot

This past weekend, one of our favorite Magic Mike hunks said yes to more than just being the ultimate on-screen eye candy. The incredibly beautiful Sofia Vergara has stolen Joe Manganiello’s heart (and left ring finger) on the sunny beaches of Palm Beach, Florida. Luckiest girl in the world? You can say that again. We… Read more

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50 Shades of Lipstick

In honor of the most anticipated 2015 Valentine’s Day film in San Diego, we hope to bring you the most equally awaited for compilation of wedding beauty products: 50 Shades of Lipstick. While ours doesn’t come with sexy lingerie, hunky actors, or an actual 50 shades of anything really (technically, more like 12), we’re offering… Read more

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History of the (Wedding) Hair

Let’s think of the history of hair as being similar to our previous relationships—you know, the ones before “the one.” Some were short, others were long; some (jk, most) were dramatic, and a few were subtle. The only difference is that we totally enjoy revisiting our old hairstyles…not so much our old boyfriends. Now when… Read more

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Winter Color Scheme

Forget kissing in the rain…take it down a couple degrees (say, 30 or so) and kissing in the snow is more like it. What’s more romantic than saying your I Dos all snuggled up with your groom-to-be and your closest friends and family? Maybe canoeing through a lake of swans but that’s about it—thanks Nicholas… Read more

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Which type of Fall bride are you?

Out of all 12 months, you chose these 3—September, October, or November to be exact—to host your long-awaited wedding day. (Autumn is, in fact, the season in which most brides choose to be wed.) But just because all of you autumn-loving brides chose to exchange vows surrounded by falling leaves and cooling temperatures doesn’t mean… Read more

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Mythbusters – Wedding Hair and Makeup Edition

It would be so helpful if there were some magical button that, when pressed, searched through all of the bridal hair and makeup styles to find the ideal one just for you and your wedding theme. Now, this would be the perfect time for me to say “surprise!” and introduce you to this so-called magic… Read more

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Flower Girls Hair & Makeup

With all the hustle and bustle of getting the bride picture-perfect ready to walk down the wedding aisle, some people forget about the second special girl that gets to take that same walk first—the flower girl! This mini-bride should be treated as one of the girls during all of the pre-wedding style preparation and the… Read more

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Lauren Conrad says ‘I do

Now that our favorite fashion mogul has finally said “I do,” it’s time to take notes on her Pinterest-worthy wedding day. Yes, Lauren Conrad is many things—an iconic beauty staple, a reality TV star, and even the head of her own clothing and home products line—but now she can also add beautiful bride to her… Read more

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5 Fall Wedding Hair and Makeup Ideas

Don’t let this unusually warm San Diego weather fool you…fall has finally arrived! While it may be just a tad too early to whip out your favorite cozy peacoats and fuzzy scarves, it is however perfectly appropriate to incorporate some signature fall touches to your wedding hair and makeup style through bright pops of color,… Read more

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Angelina Jolie’s Simple Wedding Look

The day has come…Brangelina is, well, officially Brangelina! This hot Hollywood power couple has finally rung the chapel bells and said ‘I do.’ While not the excessive, Earth-shattering wedding we were all expecting, this dynamic duo opted for a more intimate setting to exchange their long awaited vows. Pitt and Jolie, accompanied by their closest… Read more

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5 Beautiful Bridal Makeup Trends

From a dramatic smoky eye to white eyeliner (yes, really), here are the hottest bridal makeup looks we have seen this year. These looks have been strutting on the catwalk of New York Bridal Fashion Week and around town on our Southern California brides we have the honor of working with. Smokey Eye We have… Read more

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8 wedding makeup ideas- ‘Eye’ Do

So you’ve chosen your groom and you’ve found the wedding dress of your dreams…now begins the endless search for that ideal bridal makeup look. It is completely understandable to want to capture that natural, flawless face on your wedding day; I mean this day is going down in history. However, there is no reason not… Read more

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Jessica Simpson’s wedding day beauty look

“It’ll definitely be extravagant. I don’t do things small,” Jessica Simpson hinted in an interview with The Today Show back in May about her wedding day plans. We have to say, if you haven’t seen her viral wedding video yet you are missing out! Jessica sure wasn’t kidding; this wedding was amazing. The bride’s amazing… Read more

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Lipstick colors for summer weddings

Spring-cleaning may be about getting rid of old clothes and giving your kitchen a deep scrub, but as far as Lulu & Bass is concerned, summer is the perfect time to ditch your traditional bridal lipsticks and test drive some of Mac Cosmetic’s hottest hues! Sushi Kiss is an all over popular wedding shade. Complimented… Read more

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Airbrush vs. traditional wedding makeup

Airbrush Application vs. Traditional Application: How to Determine What’s Best for You on YOUR Wedding Day! Every type of makeup has its’ own pros and cons; every makeup artist will have their own opinion on what they prefer to use on their brides. Ultimately, it all depends on your personal preference. If you can’t decide… Read more

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False eyelashes for your wedding day

Tears of joy and happiness are sure to come with all of the emotion, laughter, and excitement that takes place on your big day. These are beautiful emotions for the photographer to capture and the last thing you need to be worrying about is if your mascara is running with those tears streaming down your… Read more

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Cleaning your makeup brushes

I often find myself neglecting one of the most important parts of our makeup routine. Our brushes have direct contact with our skin everyday so here is a little reminder. Clean your brushes … We use our brushes so often sometimes over our oily skin and we forget how much bacteria they hold. What usually… Read more