Author: Mirella Cameran

Posture Primer For Your Big Day

Supermodels have it. Charlize Theron has it, Victoria Beckham doesn’t and Miley Cyrus was slammed for not having it at the Oscars. Can you guess what it is? Good posture — and a bride who has it — will glide…

Fit for a Princess

There’s no doubt Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, was glowing with joy on her wedding day, but she also had more than a little help from her longtime friend and London-based facialist Nichola Joss. Joss, who counts among her clients…

Natural Beauty

For those owith sensitive skin or concerns over chemicals, the organic, a.k.a. “clean” beauty, sector is now a booming playground, with “natural” products selling three times faster than so-called traditional brands*. However, with so many different labels and promises to…

Hot Picks

With so many makeup brands available is there need for more? Yes, we say, because with new technology and innovations, products just keep getting better and better. Here are a few of the new launches we couldn’t wait to share.…

Locks of Love

Don’t think about your bridal hair in isolation, it needs to be an integral part of your overall look,” so advises April Ponder of the David Falcon Salon on Magazine Street in Uptown. Ponder continues, “In addition, remember people will…

Fun and Fitness

  It might be the idea of being the center of attention for the day or knowing those photos will last forever. Either way, all brides want to look their best on their Big Day. So amidst all the wedding…

The Perfect Pairing

  Last July when Kaia Gerber (Cindy Crawford’s daughter) took to the runway at the Valentino Couture fashion show in Paris, she heralded the return of big hair. The legendary hairstylist Guido Palau created a ‘60s-inspired sky-high and ultra-thick look…

Start Now For Your Big Day Glow

  We’ve been washing our faces since we were toddlers but cleansing our skin isn’t as easy as it might appear. Finding the right cleanser is as important and sometimes as difficult as finding the right spouse (well, almost). You…

Match Your Timeframe To Your Fitness Goals

  Losing weight before your wedding has become as expected as wearing a special dress in some shade of white, but this might be the first mistake that brides make according to trainer and co-owner of Simply Fit, Hudson Ellis.…

An Expert Guide To Getting A Sun-Kissed Bronze Look

  Is there a shade of white or indeed any other color that doesn’t look better against sun-kissed skin? We don’t think so, which is why we have put together this expert guide to achieving a perfect glow without having…

A Big Day Beauty Countdown

  When planning a wedding, big or small, there are usually lists of things to do. It’s important however, to build in time for your beauty plan. Having the right treatments at the right time, enables you to enjoy the…

Make Fitness Fun

  It might be the idea of being the center of attention for the day or knowing those photos will last forever. Either way, all brides want to look their best on their Big Day. So amidst all the wedding…

A Gift For Him, Her and Them

  Pink catch all dish, phinashop.com Happy Tears embroidered bride and groom handkerchiefs, nolagiftsanddecor.com “The Art of the Bar Cart” book and silver and glass playing card holder, hazelnutneworleans.com Set of four elegant cheese knives with agate handles, perch-home.com  …

Shop Talk: Caitlin Sullivan

How did “White Linen Night” start?  “White Linen Night” started as a free block party in coordination with the August first Saturday Art Openings, driving traffic to the galleries in what was considered the slowest month. Two gallery owners at…

Shop Talk: Parke McEnery & Katherine Eshleman

What services does your company offer?  Parke: Our companies work closely together to provide unparalleled real estate brokerage and valuation services. Collectively we have over 50 employees, appraisers, real estate agents and brokers, all committed to servicing the local real…

The Mane Event

  The lavender, geranium, grapefruit and other flower and plant essences in…

Heat Wave

Keep your makeup on point even on the hottest, most humid days with heat-defying solutions.   Join us on June 26 for the New Orleans Bride Bridal Show! Click here for additional information and to purchase tickets.    Post was originally published in…

Time is on Your Side

  Losing weight before your wedding has become as expected as wearing a special dress in some shade of white, but this might be the first mistake that brides make according to trainer and co-owner of Simply Fit, Hudson Ellis.…

Makeup: Heat Wave

Keep your makeup on point even on the hottest, most humid days with heat-defying solutions.

Shop Talk: Ellis Arjmand MD, MMM, PhD

How are you adjusting to life in New Orleans?   I moved from Houston to New Orleans in January of this year. The adjustment has been very easy and the overall experience has been just delightful. What brought you this…

Hair: Mane Event

Haircare products to keep your crowning glory shinin’ and stylin’.

Fitness: Work It Out

It might be the idea of being the center of attention for the day or knowing those photos will last forever. Either way, all brides want to look their best on their Big Day. So amidst all the wedding prep,…

Shop Talk: Anne Krozely

How did Love Swimming start?  Marshall Love and Kaye Doiron saw a tremendous need in the community for warm water child-centered lessons, and in 2001 built a small boutique swimming school on Magazine Street in a commercial rental space that…

Fitness: Time is on Your Side

Losing weight before your wedding has become as expected as wearing a special dress in some shade of white, but this might be the first mistake that brides make according to trainer and co-owner of Simply Fit, Hudson Ellis. “Not…

Beauty: Skin Therapy

Cleanse, brighten, tone and moisturize with products designed to create a gorgeous glow.

Beauty: Planned Primping

When planning a wedding, big or small, there are usually lists of things to do. It’s important however, to build in time for your beauty plan. Having the right treatments at the right time, enables you to enjoy the maximum…

Hair: Go Big

Last July when Kaia Gerber (Cindy Crawford’s daughter) took to the runway at the Valentino Couture fashion show in Paris, she heralded the return of big hair. The legendary hairstylist Guido Palau created a ‘60s-inspired sky-high and ultra-thick look which…

Glitter Everywhere

  For some brides the idea of introducing the current trend of glittery makeup into a bridal look, might fill them with horror as they imagine themselves sporting a ‘70s glam rock look more appropriate for Studio 54 than their…

Melt-Proof

New Orleans brides face high temps and humidity most of the year, but products with high-tech ingredients can guarantee they will look cool and flawless all day. Here’s a round up of the some of the best:   Cargo’s Water…