A lined envelope is just about my favorite stationery detail. It gives a hint of pizazz, a little razzle-dazzle in a completely frivolous and fun way. Lined invitation envelopes are perfect for weddings because they can give your guests a little extra hint towards the mood and color palette of your upcoming event.
Makeup has been a part of our lives for centuries. In fact, one of history's original beauty icons, Cleopatra, was known to have a rigid beauty routine that consisted of lipstick made from red clay and brightly colored shadow derived from rocks and minerals (and don't even get us started on her signature cat eye!).
Oh, the wonders and undeniable appeal of curly hair. Men want to run their fingers through it; nearly all women envy it and go to great lengths to achieve it via appliances and pricey treatments. Romantic images of a golden-haired princess with a halo of perfect ringlets running through a sunlit field come to mind.
Ahhh, the makeup aisle. For most of us girls, this little corner in the universe holds our hopes and dreams for a prettier future. Whether it's what lipstick is going to make Mr. Right melt on date night or deciding if a certain eye shadow is going to complement your skin tone, there are countless thoughts and considerations that take place as we peruse the cosmetics shelves.
As a teenager, psoriasis covered 90 percent of Sabrina Skiles' skin surface. Skiles, now 29 and a volunteer mentor for the National Psoriasis Foundation, says all she wanted to do was hide under a rock. "I wore long sleeves and jeans to cover up - it didn't make me feel like myself at all," she recalls.
One of the most fascinating things about beauty, is it's ever-evolving. Trends, products, looks and technique are constantly changing due to creative minds hard at work. For the most part, a simple beauty routine is something we try to achieve every day, using the knowledge we've gained from experience and research.
We all know that exercise is good for our overall health and wellness, but do you know that it can also beautify? Sure, it's easy to slap some moisturizer on your face or protect it with SPF, but strengthening the muscle arrangements and circulation in your face and body can also be instrumental in making you prettier from the inside out.
Posted: Print Article Five years ago, Rev. Alberto Cutié was one of the country's popular Roman Catholic priests. He hosted Spanish-language television and radio talk shows, was highly respected among parishioners in his community, and had even earned the nickname "Father Oprah." Then, a few photographs changed everything.
Everyone is familiar with the margarita. Typically when we think of tequila cocktails, it's the first that comes to mind. But what about its equally delicious (and powerful) sister the paloma? Containing grapefruit soda, lime juice and, of course, tequila, this little concoction is packed with flavor - and it just looks so refreshing!
We are head over heels for Lauren and Taylor's chic blue-and-white San Francisco wedding! Lauren, a wedding planner herself, immediately began pulling together ideas after Taylor's proposal, so that-with the help of Ryder Sloan Events-they could have an outdoor affair to remember. She started with the location, Stable Cafe.
Lately, it seems the team here at MDC has braids on the brain. From braided crowns and waterfall braids to braided buns and four-strand braids, we can't get enough of these works of hair art. There's one braided style in particular that has been making quite a splash (pun intended) on the hair scene: the fishtail.
Did you already choose your wedding's color palette? Curious about the meaning behind the colors you selected? It could be you haven't chosen your colors yet, and want something that adds meaning and personal significance to your big day. The meaning of wedding colors takes all sorts of different cultural, historical, biological, and spiritual elements into consideration.
If you're like us, packing for the gym is typically not at the forefront of your brain when preparing for work in the morning or going about your busy day. It's not until we hit the locker room that we realize we forgot everything needed to survive an intense workout (and help us look decent after the fact).