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Wedding night ideas to create a most memorable moment for two. Expectations versus reality. Shocking secrets revealed!

10 wedding night ideas to make magic together. Photo: Dani Vivanco Laguna Beach/BYW.

10 wedding night ideas to make magic together. Photo: Dani Vivanco Laguna Beach/BYW.

Everything you need to know to enjoy your wedding night is here. We share the real about one of the newlywed’s most anticipated moments. Plus 10 wedding night ideas to enjoy it to the fullest (you’ll never want this night to end) and make it totes unique!

There is a lot of talk about the wedding night. So many expectations. Couples hoping to re-enact a Valentino movie scene. Newlyweds thinking the magic will appear out of thin air. Unfortunately, things don’t happen like we imagine them to be. Let’s reveal the truth about the wedding night.

Wedding Night Shocking Secrets Unveiled!

The wedding night is finally here and guess what? More than likely, it won’t be what you expected at all. You probably have a list of “we gotta do” things planned. But once the nerves of the wedding day are gone, your energy will drop and you’ll both feel very tired. Needless to say, if you are planning on catching a flight to your honeymoon spot the very next morning, your body WILL demand at least a few hours of sleep!

Don’t be disappointed if after so much dancing, partying and a few drinks, you don’t have the energy for a marathon sex kind of night. Sleeping and resting could be an excellent plan. Maybe the wedding night will turn into an unforgettable morning!

Alternative wedding night ideas for original couples.

Alternative wedding night ideas for original couples.

Wedding night ideas abound. You can head out to your honeymoon destination right after the wedding. Bask in the glory of a whole stress free day and get ready to enjoy your wedding night in paradise! Now, let’s check a few more ah-mah-zing wedding night ideas!



10 Wedding Night Ideas To Create a Most Memorable Time

Even if you are exhausted, give these wedding night ideas a shot. Make this night unforgettable!

1. Many couples are too excited or too busy to even try the food at their reception. Have drinks and snacks ready when you arrive at the hotel! You will not be disappointed when you get to enjoy a good champagne, and a box of chocolates together in bed.

Indulge in sweet donuts to recharge your batteries. Photo: Heather Schwartz/BYW.

Indulge in sweet donuts to recharge your batteries. Photo: Heather Schwartz/BYW.

2. Have your bridesmaids get your hotel room ready. Flowers, dim lights, oil essences and candles make for a perfectly relaxing atmosphere. They will score points for adding a delicious meal topped with dessert for two. These wedding night ideas will so hit the spot.

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3. Sexy lingerie and underwear are a must even if you are not planning on having hot sex on your wedding night. It will make you feel more attractive. Besides… isn’t it better to cuddle up against soft silk jammies or a lace undie than a worn off garment?

Choose sexy lingerie for your wedding night.

Choose sexy lingerie for your wedding night.

4. Most couples have already been intimate before getting married and many live together. They could be a bit disillusioned with the wedding night. Don’t despair! Choose something you’ve never tried before – tender-sweet lovemaking under a starry sky, making a long-time fantasy come true – or withhold from being intimate for the whole week before the wedding. You want this night to be scintillating!

What are your plans for the wedding night? This loving couple already decided to make one of their fantasies come true. Photo: Tyler Nix/BYW.

What are your plans for the wedding night? This loving couple already decided to make one of their fantasies come true. Photo: Tyler Nix/BYW.

5. We love wedding night ideas that include water. It’s sensual, fun and quite relaxing! After a whole day filled with excitement, diving into a tub for two sounds divine. Warm water, salts. scented candles, music and two glasses of bubbly. Soap it up! 🙂




6. Set the mood with aromatic oils. Give each other a full body massage. The oils will awaken the senses while relaxing all of the right parts. Are you taking note of these wedding night ideas?

Even if you are exhausted, give these wedding night ideas a shot. Make this night unforgettable!

Even if you are exhausted, give these wedding night ideas a shot. Make this night unforgettable!

7. You may be spent. But it’s never too late for some cuddling. Play some background noise you have heard like a gazillion times and get lost in each other’s embrace.

If you are really tired, enjoy a little cuddling before falling asleep. Be ready for an amazing morning! Photo: Toa Heftiba/BYW.

If you are really tired, enjoy a little cuddling before falling asleep. Be ready for an amazing morning! Photo: Toa Heftiba/BYW.

8. Play with your food! (yes, you’ve been told not to do this but tonight is an exception) Watch 9 1/2 weeks with Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger if you haven’t already. You’ll find it on Amazon Prime (at least, as of right now) and on YouTube. It will definitely inspire you!

With so many people to greet, the bride and groom may never get to try their own wedding cake! A friend can put a couple of slices - or more- in a box. Photo: Whitney Wright/BYW.

With so many people to greet, the bride and groom may never get to try their own wedding cake! A friend can put a couple of slices – or more- in a box. Photo: Whitney Wright/BYW.

9. Turn your wedding night into make-out night! Keep your underwear on and wait until the first night of your honeymoon. Movies and popcorn allowed!

What nobody tells you about the wedding night. Photo: Anne Edgar.

What nobody tells you about the wedding night. Photo: Anne Edgar.

10. Take your time: You have your whole life ahead of you. So, get rid of any misconceptions surrounding your wedding night. All couples go through this! 🙂

Wedding night tips for brides and grooms. Photo: Aziz Acharki/BYW.

Wedding night tips for brides and grooms. Photo: Aziz Acharki/BYW.

Relax and savor every moment. Literally. Pick some of these wedding night ideas or come up with a few of your own. Don’t overdo it and have fun!

 

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Have you tried to wear falsies and failed? We reveal the secret to pick the best false eyelashes for your eye shape! Read on!

Stunning fake eyelashes. Bold and thick.

Stunning fake eyelashes. Bold and thick.

Wearing false eyelashes is one of the fastest and simplest ways to make your eyes stand out. But, have you tried to flaunt long false eyelashes and failed? You may not have picked the perfect falsies for your eye shape. Don’t let these small details ruin your perfect makeup!

False eyelashes can make your eyes look sunken, smaller or even bigger. You should consider which ones are a good fit for you, and it all depends on the shape of your eye. Check out these tips and pick your best pair of false eyelashes!



But first, a few tips for Fake Eyelashes

For a natural look, enhance your lashes by adding a subtle length and volume. This is best for beginners and those brides who do not want people to notice their falsies.

And:

  • If this is your first time wearing falsies, don’t go for a dramatic look
  • Always trim your false eyelashes before applying them.
  • Don’t go overboard with the glue or pick magnetic eyelashes instead.
  • Don’t ever sleep with you false eyelashes on.
  • For lash extensions, your stylist should take into consideration the shape of both your face and eyes. And suit the styling of the lash extensions to how you would like your eyes to look.
All eyes can benefit from false eyelashes, be it with a cat eye or a more dramatic yet wispy vibe.

All eyes can benefit from false eyelashes, be it with a cat eye or a more dramatic yet wispy vibe.

Gorgeous flirty lashes perfect for day or night.

Gorgeous flirty lashes perfect for day or night.

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False Eyelashes on Fleek for Small Eyes

For small eyes, false eyelashes are highly recommended. For a cute vibe go for longer lashes on the center of the eyes, it will make your eyes look bigger, more round and open. Avoid them if you already have round eyes. You should also choose falsies that combine long and short lashes, to get a more open look.

Long and curled false eyelashes for round hooded eyes.

Long and curled false eyelashes for round hooded eyes.

Picking Falsies for Almond Eyes

It’s super easy to identify almond shaped eyes. They look like two perfect almonds! Any look will look good with this eye. With lots of lid space, these eyes will look super fab with a dramatic eye. The glam look is perfect for those who want high volume, length and curl in their lashes. Volume, volume and more volume!

How to Choose False Eyelashes for Close-Set Eyes

If you have been super concerned with your close set eyes and want to make them pop, falsies are a must. Choose false eyelashes with more volume on the outer corner. This will give the impression of wider set eyes. For this sultry and exotic look, pick fake eyelashes with longer outer corners. They will emphasize the width of the eyes. Nifty little secret, right?

Close set eyes can benefit from a very elongated cat eye and fluttering eyelashes. Photo: vivianetomaz.

Close set eyes can benefit from a very elongated cat eye and fluttering eyelashes. Photo: vivianetomaz.

Lashes for Wide Set Eyes that are Fire

On the opposite side of the spectrum, we have eyes that are set far apart from each other. Call attention away from the outer corners, so avoid angled lashes. Choose false eyelashes with the same length from the middle to the outer corner. Work the eyeliner extending it towards the bridge of your nose.

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Picking the Most Fab Eyelashes for Deep Set Eyes

How do you know if your eyes are deep set? Place your index finger upwards over your eye. If you cannot touch it, then you have amazing deep set eyes. The doll look, also recommended for round eyes, and with long and very wispy lashes are a great choice. Any false eyelashes that are very long and very voluminous will give the illusion of less depth. False eyelashes that are very long in the middle will help draw the eye forward as well.

Today we will leave you with a couple of diva looks. The reason? False eyelashes! They will lift any look and make it even more glamorous.

Today we will leave you with a couple of diva looks. The reason? False eyelashes! They will lift any look and make it even more glamorous.




Perfect Fake Lashes for Prominent Eyes

Prominent eyes are expressive, so the natural look is the most fitting both for day or night. For an instant smoldering vibe, add longer lashes at the outer end to create a cat eye. Or try long and curly lashes in the middle for a flirty look. It is best to opt for falsies with separate lashes and not much volume so they don’t overwhelm your eyes.

False lashes are the quickest, easiest way to open up your eyes and make them appear infinitely larger.

False lashes are the quickest, easiest way to open up your eyes and make them appear infinitely larger.

False Eyelashes for Hooded Eyes (or Heavy Lided)

The secret with hooded eyes is to cover the eyelid. Opt for curlier lashes, lashes that are longer in the outer corner on in the middle. A nice cat eye with long and curled lashes will look divine. Avoid straight lashes at all costs. Go thin with your eyeliner or pick a sparkly one to brighten the look.

A great tip? Apply individual false eyelashes to the outer part of your lash line! Use a tweezer to apply individual false eyelashes for extra precision.

Long, dramatic false eyelashes for days!

Long, dramatic false eyelashes for days!

Get Flirty Looks for Round Eyes!

If you have round eyes, avoid voluminous false eyelashes as they round up the eye even more. It is best to opt for long, thin and separate falsies. Or some with a short-long pattern, that gives a bit of a doll-like effect that opens up the eye. You may also choose winged and wispy lashes that go along the lash line well to help create a cat eye shape.

Ace your next makeup look with tapered medium volume false eyelashes by Knockout.

Ace your next makeup look with tapered medium volume false eyelashes by Knockout.

Best False Eyelashes for Monolids

Monolids lack that natural double crease plus the lids cover most of the eyelashes making them look shorter.
Longer lashes definitely help draw attention to your eyes. So, a less dense pair of fake and curly eyelashes can add more volume and create a believable, lush look. Pick some with natural length bur lots or curl, preferably elongated ones for a cat eye effect. Go ahead and flaunt your peepers!

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Best Lash Looks for Upturned Eyes

Lucky you and your permanent cat eyes! So many choices to frame those beautiful eyes. If you are looking to accentuate your feline shape, try any lashes that fan out with the most volume on the outer ends. If you want to balance them out, pick lashes that are thick and full. Now go out and play!

Lashes for days via @lashle.on1266 on Instagram.

Lashes for days via @lashle.on1266 on Instagram.

The Allure of the Downturned Eyes

Sexy and glam, downturned eyes can easily be overwhelmed by heavy and thick eyelashes. Highlight your vintage look with soft, thin, feathery-like lashes.

Have you found your perfect false eyelashes yet? Now, check out this article that covers how to do cat eyes step by step in minutes!

 

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Today we’ll go over choosing a wedding bouquet that perfectly matches your wedding dress, figure and style. Follow these suggestions and guidelines to pick the most perfect bridal bouquet ever!

Classic glam floral design in white and blush. Photography: Jose Villa.

Classic glam floral design in white and blush. Photography: Jose Villa.

Choosing a wedding bouquet is not just about picking your favorite flowers. It’s about matching it to your wedding dress, your style and even about complementing your figure!

So, if you are in the process of picking a wedding bouquet, read on. These tips will make choosing your perfect bridal flowers so much easier.

How To Pick The Perfect Bridal Bouquet For Your Figure

First, let’s cover how to choose a wedding bouquet that complements your height and body type. This is the first thing you need to pay attention to. Yes, even more than color, flower type or bouquet style.

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A petite bride will look much better with a small and round flower bouquet like a posy o nosegay that a presentation bouquet. The flowers should not cover or overpower the bride. Now, if you are petite and still dying to carry a cascade bridal bouquet, go for a smaller version of it, the teardrop bouquet. You can opt for short-stemmed flowers or cutting the stems shorter for the petite bridal floral design.

On the other hand, a tall bride can go for a more voluminous or longer bouquet that will still show off her figure without minimizing its own importance.



Full figured brides, just like their taller counterpart, can flaunt sizable flower arrangements while leaner brides should go for a narrower and lengthier bouquet. Play with the length of the stems and ribbons if you prefer a more manageable bunch of flowers. But always keep in mind that you shouldn’t be hiding behind a flower jungle.

Ultra violet cascading bridal bouquet.

Ultra violet cascading bridal bouquet.

Choosing a wedding bouquet. Long or short.

Choosing a wedding bouquet. Long or short.

Choosing A Wedding Bouquet That Matches Your Dress

Now that you know what type of bridal floral design will make you look your best, let’s move onto the dress. Choosing a wedding bouquet that matches and highlights the dress is of utmost importance.

There are two characteristics of your dress that will dictate which floral bouquet is best.

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First, the wedding dress style. An elaborate dress will call for a more simple and subdued wedding bouquet. On the other hand, a simple dress can be complemented with a traditional bridal bouquet or with a single flower to emphasize the bride’s minimalistic style.

Second, the shape of the skirt can help. For puffed up skirts like ballgown or princess-cut dresses, elongated bouquets will look best. If your skirt is straight, choose a bouquet that is more rounded in shape.

Eucalyptus, thistles and berries will give a touch of originality to the wedding bouquet.

Eucalyptus, thistles and berries will give a touch of originality to the wedding bouquet.

Add some sage leaves for good luck to this short stemmed blush pink bridal bouquet.

Add some sage leaves for good luck to this short stemmed blush pink bridal bouquet.

Gorgeous fall wedding bouquet with anemones and ranunculus.

Gorgeous fall wedding bouquet with anemones and ranunculus.

King protea and eucalyptus for a bouquet that will definitely leave an impression.

King protea and eucalyptus for a bouquet that will definitely leave an impression.




How To Choose A Wedding Bouquet That Fits Your Style

Your bridal bouquet is, after all, an accessory. And as such, it must match your style. Which one will it be? An overflowing, colorful crescent arrangement bursting with flowers? Or a simple and traditional white flower long stemmed posy bouquet?

  • If bling is more your thing, a bridal bouquet with brooches, “jewel style” is very becoming. These beautiful arrangements made with pins, pearls and even rhinestones, do not need refrigeration or to be delivered the day of. But of course, watch out! Do not toss it!
  • For the boho or ecologically-minded bride, a gorgeous and budget-friendly wild flower bouquet is on fleek. Another option is a single flower that is considerable in size, like a sunflower or a King Protea.
  • A lavender bouquet is ideal for bohemian chic brides. And for those who are planning on wearing a simple boho dress, consider a bouquet with strong and contrasting colors to highlight your look on the way to your “I do”.
  • Vintage or urban brides can sport a glorious composite-bouquet with pastel toned roses and peonies or a romantic ballerina bouquet.
  • If you are looking for an naive and ethereal feel that won’t break the bank, a baby’s breath arrangement will hit the spot and will be light and easy to carry. A bouquet of red roses is perfect for the passionate romantic bride.
White hand-tied bouquet. Simple, modern and minimalistic.

White hand-tied bouquet. Simple, modern and minimalistic.

Summery flower arrangement. Photography: Leila Brewster. Floral Design: Hana Floral Design.

Summery flower arrangement. Photography: Leila Brewster. Floral Design: Hana Floral Design.

Impressive pink and greenery cascading bouquet for a very tall bride by L.B. Floral. Photography: jo photo online.

Impressive pink and greenery cascading bouquet for a very tall bride by L.B. Floral. Photography: jo photo online.

Should your bridesmaids carry the same bouquet as the bride? Of course they can! Just a smaller version of it.

Should your bridesmaids carry the same bouquet as the bride? Of course they can! Just a smaller version of it.

The possibilities are truly endless when it comes down to bridal flowers. Go for the one that will reflect your personality and style to a T.

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Why Do Brides Carry Flowers At Weddings?

Each country has different bridal bouquet traditions. Some say that it has to be a gift given to the bride by the groom, others that the bride must toss the bouquet amongst single women so whoever catches it will be the next one to get married. The new trend is to take it home as a memento of their wedding day. Enough tossing!

But the true origin of the wedding bouquet dates back to centuries ago when the bride carried twigs and some herbs to scare off evil spirits. Basically, the evil eye. So if you believe in this tradition, add a few sage leaves to your bridal bouquet!

Moody colors on a super pretty tussy mussy wedding bouquet.

Moody colors on a super pretty tussy mussy wedding bouquet.

Adorable and unstructured posy bouquet. 2018 wedding trends.

Adorable and unstructured posy bouquet. 2018 wedding trends.

Love this crescent bouquet with moody colors, very 2018.

Love this crescent bouquet with moody colors, very 2018.

Gorgeous wedding bouquet ideas for winter that will inspire you.

Gorgeous wedding bouquet ideas for winter that will inspire you.

Must Read Tips When Choosing A Wedding Bouquet

The following tips are a must to consider when choosing a wedding bouquet.

  • First, if your bridal bouquet is made out of fresh flowers, you have to have a reliable supplier who will deliver it the day of. Your bridal arrangement has to look fresh and beautiful.
  • Also, take into account the weight of the bouquet. If you are not used to carrying a lot of weight or you are fidgety, choose a lighter and easy to carry wedding bouquet.
  • You may not be allergic to your flowers but make sure that your boyfriend isn’t either. Nothing worse than teary wedding photos and a miserable time because of a bridal bouquet.
  • Seasonality can also influence the choice of your bridal bouquet’s flowers. Many greenhouses can supply you with your favorite flowers throughout the year, but if you want to save a little you go for flowers that are in season.
Take a look at this super cool wedding idea with garden roses, peonies and pink ribbons for the floral design. Rancho Las Lomas. Image by Ashley Kelemen Photography.

Take a look at this super cool wedding idea with garden roses, peonies and pink ribbons for the floral design. Rancho Las Lomas. Image by Ashley Kelemen Photography.

Talk about colorful! Choosing a wedding bouquet is not just about picking your favorite flowers. It’s about matching it to your wedding dress, your style and even about complementing your figure!

Talk about colorful!

Get Inspired by These Wedding Bouquets

Now that we covered how to pick your perfect bridal flowers, let’s browse this amazing bouquet photo gallery. Choosing a wedding bouquet should be a fun experience but if you still have doubts, contact a few florists to help you out!

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