Your Wedding Jewelry

Written by Sher Matsen

So your not one of those fabulous actresses or models who hasrepparttar luxury ofrepparttar 148469 finest gems and diamonds being loaned to them byrepparttar 148470 likes of Harry Wintson. No matter, you can add a little sparkle and look extra-ordinaire in your gown on your wedding day. Here’s some helpful tips on how to shine on your most important day!

Faking It is Fine! It doesn’t matter if you cannot afford to adorn yourself in diamonds and pearls. The quality of Faux diamonds, gems, and pearls is amazing. Gone arerepparttar 148471 days were anyone could tell real from fake. Only your gemologist will know real from fake. You can sparkle like a million dollar babe and you won’t breakrepparttar 148472 bank.

The best way to choose earrings is to try them with your gown. The best styled earring will depend onrepparttar 148473 neckline of your gown,repparttar 148474 type of necklace you are wearing, and how you will be wearing your hair. You want your earrings to be seen but you do not want them to be overpowering. Drop earrings or short dangle earrings work well and pearls or diamonds [real or fake] add elegance and sparkle. If you’re not wearing a necklace you may want to wear more dramatic earrings. If your dress is beaded and sparkly then you’ll want to choose a more subtle earring so as not to detract from your gown..

Diamonds are a girls best friend, Pearls are truly a bride’s best friend. Pearls never go out of style, but this season they aren’t just in style, they are “hot”. Not only are they “hot” they are very versatile. Pearls have been worn by fashionable women for ages. You can choose to spring for cultured pearl or purchase quality imitation pearls for a fraction ofrepparttar 148475 cost.

When buying pearls you will need to choose a strand length that enhancesrepparttar 148476 neckline of your gown. The best size pearls to choose are inrepparttar 148477 5 to 7 mm range. There are many length choices with pearls. A pearl collar is usually made of 3 or more strands and measures 12-13 inches. A pearl collar will hugrepparttar 148478 middle ofrepparttar 148479 neck so it works well with a v necks, plunged necks or offrepparttar 148480 shoulder gowns. A choker measures 14-16 inches and isrepparttar 148481 most versatile length to own. It will work with any gown neckline. The 17-19 inch Princess with either very high or very low necklines. There are longer lengths of pearls available however they are not very suitable for wedding gowns.

If your lucky enough to have a fabulous piece of jewelry that’s a family heirloom, your wedding can berepparttar 148482 perfect time to wear it. Feel free to ask family and friends to borrow a piece of jewelry you adore. They’ll be honored that you asked. It’s also a great way to coverrepparttar 148483 “something borrowed.” Wearing jewelry that’s close to your heart is extra special because of emotional attachments.

Look Good & Have Fun This Summer With The Perfect

Written by Sher Matsen

It’s that time of year when we pack up our bags and head torepparttar beach forrepparttar 148468 day to enjoy those warm sunrays andrepparttar 148469 refreshing sound ofrepparttar 148470 lapping water.

So what constitutes a good beach wardrobe. Well there are certain essentials that none of us forget. On goesrepparttar 148471 swimsuit and bathing suit cover, flip flops on our feet. Beach bag has been packed withrepparttar 148472 essentials – sunglasses, floppy hat, towel and a good book. Great – gotrepparttar 148473 basics covered but what aboutrepparttar 148474 rest.

So if we are so prepared for a day atrepparttar 148475 beach, why is it byrepparttar 148476 time we get home we look pretty worn. Here are some helpful tips to make your day atrepparttar 148477 beach fun and keep you looking fashion fresh all day and allrepparttar 148478 way home.

First before you leave home, if you’ve got long hair pull it into a high pony tail or fun knot. Use some funky hair accessories that will stay in place when you’re swimming. Try a fun colored bobble or some firm fastening clips in bright summer colors. If you pull your hair up your neck will stay cool and you’ll look fresh all day with your neat hairdo.

Second slather yourself in sunscreen before leavingrepparttar 148479 house, then tossrepparttar 148480 sunscreen in your bag so you can reapply after a swim or every few hours. A sunburn is not only unhealthy and painful, it’s unattractive, so don’t let yourself turn intorepparttar 148481 lobster ofrepparttar 148482 day. Your sunscreen should be a SPF of 15. It doesn’t hurt to use a strong SPF on your face or your entire body if you burn easily.

Your beach bag should be large enough to hold your supplies forrepparttar 148483 day. Why not get something fun and fashionable to keep you looking fashion fresh. Make sure you’ve got allrepparttar 148484 daily essentials in your bag – sunglasses, sunscreen, a good book, a floppy hat, some lip gloss, and any other makeup touch ups you’ll want. If you plan to wear eye makeup make sure it’s waterproof. Stay away from heavy foundations. If you must apply something use a bronzer moisturizer. It’s also a good idea to bring lip balm with an SPF15 to protect your lips. It never hurts to put some moisturizer inrepparttar 148485 bag. Include a snack and plenty of fluids. It’s important not to get dehydrated.

Okay great we’ve gotrepparttar 148486 basics covered now what aboutrepparttar 148487 wardrobe basics? If you’re planning to wear a swimsuit it’s usually easiest to put it on at home, that way you’re not chasing down change rooms. So great – first on goesrepparttar 148488 swimsuit. Now what to wear for a cover? Well you’ve got plenty of choices. A tank top and shorts, tank and skort, or a nice light cotton dress all work well over top. Choose something that’s easy to put on and take off, and choose fabrics that breathe to keep you cool. I also suggest including a long sleeved cotton blouse just incase you start to burn you can protect your shoulders and arms.

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