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Wedding Looks For The Mature Bride

Let’s face it…as women get older their hair gets shorter—for the most part. Not a problem given the trend these days is to “shed the length.” (Shout out to our other recent blog post…check it out!) However, when it comes time for those mature brides to seek out appropriate wedding hair and makeup looks for… Read more

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

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

How To Reuse That Ancient Family Heirloom

Incorporating that “something old” got you feeling some kind of blue? We all have that former bride in the family who is overly eager to pass down a piece (…or all of) her wedding day ensemble to help you continue the tradition. Instead of finding a nice way to say no thank you to great… Read more

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

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

Say “I Do” to Shedding the Length

With summer as nicely tucked away in the fading mid-year months as I am in my completely necessary, overly-fluffed blanket by the fire, I think it’s safe to say that fall has finally arrived. However, it’s not just the leaves that will be changing year. Let’s take the time to recognize the resurfacing fall wedding… Read more

Memorial Day Wedding Makeup Guide

Memorial Day weekend is a very popular time to get married. In case you needed another excuse to enjoy your family and friends, this weekend provides an extra day to socialize with guests and throw another party. With so many options for a wedding on Saturday or Sunday and then the extra day on Monday… Read more

Bridal Hairstyles and Their Partner in Crime

Picture this: a woman at her first fitting; she’s already picked out the gown of her dreams and now the second piece to complete the ensemble, the veil. What to choose? The long and sweet, a retro short veil or something whimsical and light; we are here to help you piece together the puzzle because… Read more

Spring and Summer Wedding Makeup Tips

Everyone loves a Spring and Summer wedding. The skies are blue, the clouds are perfectly white and puffy and everyone seems happy. What they don’t love is sitting in the sweating sun for an hour and the lack of an open bar but let’s not forget about the bride; she’s had her hair styled, her… Read more

A Conversation with Our Spring Bride, Laura Miles

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of styling bride Laura’s hair for her beautiful Spring wedding. We wanted to share with our clients her answers to some questions we thought would be helpful for any bride-to-be; here are her responses: First things first, congratulations on getting married! We are sure you are super… Read more

Stagecoach Festival Fashion

Coachella may have furry boots and feathers but Stagecoach takes the cake when it comes to daisy dukes, cowboy boots, and American flag fashion. As the last of the three festivals (Coachella has two weekends btw), people often pay no attention to the parade of cowboys and cowgirls that take over Palm Desert. However, no… Read more

Coachella and Summer Wedding Hairstyles

It’s starting to feel like summer with the sun shining, the cool breeze at night and crickets have started chirping which also means, it’s festival season! Lulu & Bass has been looking forward to this season because our brides-to-be are looking at the fashion and hairstyles coming out of Coachella to guide them for their… Read more

Wedding Hairstyle Matches Made in Heaven

Since you’ve already worked so hard to find the most important match—you and your hubby of course—we’ll help you out with the second most important one: finding the perfect pair of wedding hairstyles for yourself and your bridesmaids. While you could just pick any two and call it a day, you’d be neglecting the very… Read more

Spring 2015 Wedding Color Schemes

Now that Spring is officially this week (where has the month gone?!), Lulu & Bass wanted to take the opportunity to share with our reader and clients the top Spring 2015 wedding color schemes. We hope you find inspiration, enjoyment and even that final color you needed for your wedding to tie everything together. We… Read more

(Ro)gaine Back Your Volume

Don’t worry, you’re not lost…this is still a blog for bridal style but unfortunately the hair loss struggle is very real for men and women alike. The Rogaine Brand has been the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for hair regrowth over the past 25 years. Yep, you heard me right—numero uno, premier pick, and tip of… Read more

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

Groom’s Wedding Hairstyles

The Dapper Dan We know this classic style looks great on just about every man. This wedding hairstyle is achieved by having volume in the front of the groom’s hair while keeping the sides short and sweet. We recommend this hairstyle for men with slightly longer hair to be able to hold the look and… Read more

Unveil Your Bridal Style

Sometimes it can be hard to distinguish legitimate wedding traditions from made-up social formalities. Like tying tin cans to the back of your getaway car—no, you don’t have to do that (it does make for an adorable picture but, nonetheless, you’re welcome). A lasting bridal tradition that we’ll unveil as the real deal is, I’m… Read more

Wedding Dresses – Oscar de la Renta

As if losing Joan Rivers and Robin Williams wasn’t enough, we also had to sadly say goodbye to the iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta. At the young age of 82, Oscar finally lost his decade-long battle with cancer and left us to dance among the stars above. On a Monday, October 20th 2014,… Read more

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

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

How To: Simple Half-Up, Half-Down Wedding Hairstyle

One of our favorite bridal hair trends this wedding season is the half up-half down look. There are many different ways to wear this  timeless style, with one of our favorites for our brides being the braided crown. This style provides a soft, effortless, romantic look and is ideal for a spring or end of… Read more

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

How to Create a Sock Bun In 6 Easy Steps

Every girl has those days where the snooze button is pressed one too many times. Now, not only is there a race against time to deal with but she must also address the tangled mess sitting atop her head—that’s right, her hair. Whether you’re the CEO at a corporate office or just cruising the San… Read more

2014 Bridal Hair Trends

Tis the season to be wed! Odds are you have been invited to at least one wedding this summer; love is in the air. Going to weddings is a good way to be inspired for what you might be planning for your future wedding, even if you aren’t engaged, we won’t tell anyone about your… Read more