Weddings

Here comes the bride, all dressed in...whatever she wants! The HowStuffWorks guide is dedicated to helping you make that special day reflect your (and your spouse-to-be's) personality. From rings to roses and dresses to first dances we've got it all.


Achieving a gorgeous wedding day glow begins with choosing the right foundation. Which should you choose for your skin?

A wedding isn't complete without a stunning bridal hairstyle. Adding flowers to your hair can bring elements of romance, femininity and charm to your big day.

Perfectly polished and ready to shine: Let your wedding day nails make a statement all on their own.

Don't risk having these sins documented in wedding photos until the end of time. You'll never forgive yourself!

Daytime brides sometimes have to play by a different set of wedding day rules. Check out this article to make sure all of your bridal beauty bases are covered.

Maintain your blissful glow the morning after your wedding night and beyond! One of these makeup removers is bound to fit your lifestyle and budget.

Never underestimate the importance of the right hair and makeup. These beauty tips will ensure your bridal portrait is a smashing success.

Don't overpay for a wedding hairdo! Shop around, take a few notes, and you're sure to find a stylist with a price tag that's right for you.

Dripping in diamonds and covered in yards of ivory chiffon and silk organza, here are 10 gorgeous celebrity brides that stand out among the rest.

Every bride wants to get pampered after planning a wedding. But you should think twice before scheduling these spa treatments.

For a winning look from head to toe, check out our tips on how to coordinate everything from your dream dress to the bouquet you'll toss at the end of the night.

If you're having a beach wedding, you want your hair to look lavish, your skin to be glowing and your dress to look perfect despite the heat and humidity. But how do you get there?

Sure, you want to have a stylish wedding, but there's a difference between chic and dated looks. No bride wants wedding photos that her grandkids will mock in 50 years, but how can you tell which styles will still be fashionable decades from now?

Your wedding day will be one of the biggest in your life -- so you need to look good! Here are 10 tips to have you in tip-top shape to say your "I dos."

You're far from home; you don't speak the local language, you're extremely stressed, and, oh yeah, you're getting married. So, besides a travel dictionary and some lipstick, what emergency supplies do you really need?

Your wedding makeup is just as important as your flowers and gown -- after all, what good is the perfect dress if your face isn't glowing -- but it often doesn't get the thought or credit it deserves.

From beauty advice to how to master the poses that will slim your figure, these tips will help you look your best in your wedding photos.

Don't take a chance on botching any at-home beauty treatments before the big day -- sometimes it's better to consult a professional, especially when it comes to your wedding!

The average bride shells out at least $200 for makeup and hairstyling. Instead of going for broke with your bridal beauty routine, try these wedding day hair and makeup tips that will leave you looking beautiful without breaking the bank.

Every mother of the bride is naturally beautiful, but everyone can use a makeover every now and again. Your upcoming wedding is a prime opportunity for such a style overhaul!

In the midst of pre-wedding chaos, don't forget to take some time to beautify yourself -- inside and out. Here's how you can achieve a blissful wedding day glow.

Wedding shoes are an important part of your big day -- even if no one sees them under your dress. We'll tell you how to find the perfect pair.

Hurray -- you're getting married! But if you're having a country wedding, looking your best in the great outdoors may be a challenge. Use nature to inspire your country wedding details, color palette and beauty regimen.

Planning a wedding shower is never easy, especially when you're a bridesmaid. You've already got a lot on your wedding plate, but don't worry, we'll help you plan the ultimate party without taking too much extra time away from your busy schedule.

If you know your way around a kitchen, then you may be ready to bake your own wedding cake -- if you're brave enough, that is.