DIY hair and makeup

DIY Hair and Makeup for Your Pandemic Wedding

Like most industries, wedding planning must adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many couples now seek DIY hair and makeup options that limit contact or require no contact at all. Instead of big crowds and expansive guest lists, a rising number of people opt for smaller, more intimate gatherings or virtual services. Additionally, many wedding parties choose to search online for makeup and hair tutorials, rather than getting in-person help. Here, we’ve gathered a list of helpful online links for those looking to maximize style while limiting the spread of germs. Plus, discover where to get the sustainably-crafted, cruelty-free, safe-for-you beauty brands we love most.

Virtual Makeup Tutorials

Master today’s most popular beauty looks, from the full brow to the perfect smoky eye, with these in-depth makeup tutorials from Scoop insider tips from the likes of Bella Hadid, Kim Kardashian West, and Rosie Huntington-Whitely. Additionally, get the 4-1-1 on the latest French-inspired “less is more” approach.

Wondering how clean your beauty regimen really is?

For more personalized guidance, look no further than Levō’s clean beauty consultation package ($220). Get the full benefit of a one-hour video consultation covering the basics of clean beauty. Additionally, you’ll receive a complete health review of your current beauty regimen, along with a list of cleaner, safer product replacements. We love the cruelty-free, chemical-free makeup selection from registered pharmacist/ conservationist Dr. Lily Ros. Try our all-time favorite ultra-nourishing 100% Natural Lipstick in fall’s hottest Red Plum shade.

Perfecting Your Coif Like a Pro

From a simple braided bun to chic twisted updo’s and more, this DIY wedding hairstyle list covers it all. Learn how to recreate a 5-strand braid, along with a waterfall braid for an ultra-modern update on a beloved classic. Plus, discover how to style the twisted fishtail in four easy steps. With plenty of options for long or short hair, choose a beautiful ‘do that best suits your style.

Make sure to style sustainably (and safely) for your Big Day.

Upgrade your look with this heirloom-inspired Bohyne hairpin featuring hand-wired Swarovski stones. For best results, strengthen and nourish hair beforehand with the help of The CBD Skincare Co’s CBD-infused shampoo and conditioner. Made with anti-inflammatory full-spectrum CBD oil and all-natural fruit extracts, this proprietary formula shines, thickens and promotes natural growth. Don’t forget to style using top EWG-certified products like QET Botanicals Natural Sea Spray made with sea salt and natural plant oils.

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