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Hair and Beauty

In our ongoing wedding hair style inspiration posts (see our elegant down hairstyles here) today I thought I’d share a bit of inspiration for our short haired readers! From cropped short pixie styles, to modern bobs – here’s a snapshot of inspiration from Polka Dot Brides who have styled their short hair for their wedding

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I’ve had a lot of requests for hair and makeup inspiration lately, so I thought I’d take a peek back at some of our Polka Dot Brides and use their beautiful looks as inspiration for you today. We’re exploring gorgeous ‘down’ hair styles for your wedding day hair inspiration. I love it when a bride

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How gorgeous are these new shots of the new ban.do collection? So full of celebration. I can easily imagine these on a stylish bride- fuchsia corsage? Check! Apricot flowers in her hair? Double check!Photos by s by Max Wanger for Ban.do

Masters of nail polish, OPI have launched a new collection for brides – ‘Fairytale Bride’.Including four shades, the collection (part of the OPI Soft Shades collection) has the quirky names OPI is famous for- I Pink I Love You, Otherwise Engaged, Isn’t It Romantic and  At First Sight.The colours are pretty enough to be visible

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With a wedding being such a sensory experience, a wedding day fragrance is something brides can take very seriously. The perfume you wear on your wedding day can remind you of it for years to come!Peony Melbourne Boutique PerfumeryLast week I stumbled across Peony Melbourne. Peony Melbourne is a boutique perfumery which stocks a large

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Isn’t this a stunning bride? Kari is pictured here with her beautiful red hair and a blush pink flower on her wedding day (more here). I love it! Have a wonderful Easter break!Photo courtesy of ST Photography

I’m in love with these hairbands and hair flowers from  design duo Handle & Spout I spotted on The Design Files (via Tas-Ka).

I love red carpet fashion. Especially when we see so much of it pass into bridal fashion.White and pastels seems to be a favourite at award ceremonies this year. Some more bridal then you might ever expect to see on a red carpet. Taraji P. Henson (Roberto Cavalli), Marisa Tomei (Versace) Miley Cyrus (Zuhair Murhad),

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It’s Saturday! I’m inside braving another heatwave so I thought I’d spill the beans on my new favourite skincare range! I’m a bit of a natural skincare girl- I have fun with makeup but like to put natural products on my skin.I recently trialled some products from New Zealand skincare company Trilogy (who I interviewed

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Today the boys from brand new Australian male groom products online store Himage are sharing their top groom tips for the Polka Dot Groom!Photo by Apertura Now that you have made the decision to wed the love of your life it is important to LOOK SHARP on the big day. Photos and memories will stay

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Manolo For The Brides posted this great little makeover site the other day called Taaz (see her makeover here). Taaz uses real makeup colours from brands like Chanel, Stila and MAC to give you a whole new look.I personally spent a few hours making up my own face and tried myself with cropped hair, red

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Creative Weddings Magazine recently came out with a Hair & Beauty special. There a ton of different looks which can provide you with a lot of inspiration for your day and the photography shows off the looks in a stunning way!From green eyes, to cherry red lips. To natural glam and relaxed beachy bride. The

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As usual I have been spending too much time on Etsy recently. Here are some of my favourite wedding findsPiperewan Silk Flower Brooches (I bought the aqua one and it’s gorgeous!)  MewPaperArts Invitations Mikiye Creations  

Happy Hour is often celebrated at a wedding with Hors d’oeuvres and Heaps of Hummus and Hot chilli in their Hands to Heave a Happy sigh of relief.~Choosing a hairstyle can be an arduous task- up or down, straight or curly! Then there’s the various accessories you can find! Ugh! Today I’m looking at all

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I’m loving the festive season and the  beautiful designs from manufacturers which are springing up all over the place! I especially love MAC and their new MAC Holiday Curiositease Collection has just arrived to compliment their Antiquitese Collection to make the perfect  gift!MAC’s specially designed Christmas collection is simple but beautiful and includes goodies packaged

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