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Honeymoon Hair Can Be Gorgeous Too

by | Honeymoon Essentials, Honeymoons



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Image via Hair Romance (tutorial to acheive this no-braid braid on the site too!)

When sitting down for your pre-wedding hair trial, why not ask your stylist to show you how to create an ultra-pretty honeymoon hairstyle too? It’s worth remembering that the honeymoon is also time to shine and you can avoid having boring ponytails in every honeymoon picture.

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Some recommendations of great beach spray hair products that give that fabulous salty-breeze, on-vacation texture to your hair are Kevin Murphy Hair Resort Spray and Evo Salty Dog Cocktail Beach Spray. It’s important to try the products before your honeymoon, since you always want to test any beachy-sprays before packing them for your getaway. Moroccanoil® Treatment can be your solution to high humidity of some tropical destinations, especially if you already use frizz-freeing products in your everyday look.

Travel Tip: Now, we know that airlines have strict rules about liquids in carry-on bags, allowing only the tiniest ounces of any kind of product. I’ve stood at the security station while the customs agents threw out hundreds of dollars worth of beauty supplies plucked from travelers’ bags. So always pack them away in your luggage, secured in sealable plastic bags. I’d double-bag them, since the pressure issues of air flights can cause products to leak. Just a smart tip to protect your product investments.

Now, about hair accessories: a hat is always a fabulous look, and is featured in many of the top brands’ collections for this year’s holiday makers, so pick one up before you fly rather than paying a fortune for one at the resort gift shop. Hair accessories are something fun that you can shop for on your honeymoon though. Why not buy a fab little hair clip that you’ll wear during your honeymoon and wear many, many times after you get home, with it always reminding you of your ultra-romantic getaway?

And then there’s the tropical flower tucked behind your ear. Here’s a warning: you might think it’s romantic and dreamy to pick a flower from a tree and tuck it behind your ear, but some island flowers can ooze with their natural juices, some with a milky, sticky substance, which does not turn out well. And some flowers have micro-small little island bugs deep within their curls. So don’t risk it with an island-picked flower unless you take it back to the room, wash it well, let it drain of its juices, dry it, and inspect it well before you do add it to your honeymoon hair look. I know, that sounds a little over-the-top, but trust me. Just trust me. The milky ooze from a flower is really disgusting. But when you prep a flower first, the look is honeymoon heavenly.

Avoid using too much product while on your honeymoon, and skip the heavy-hold hair sprays that can attract bugs and just make your hair crunchy, not smooth and silky to the touch. Accept that your hair is going to get wind-tossed and plan your styles for the climate of your destination.

In addition to some expert tips, seek out sample vacation hairstyles on Pinterest or check out some hair blogs with great simple tutorials that you can practice before you fly! You’re going to look amazing, in person and in those fabulous photos.

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Ms Gingham says: Great travel tip!! Shampoos and conditioners in addition to styling products leak with the cabin pressure on flights too so make sure you double bag everything in snap lock bags.

About Sharon: Sharon Naylor is the author of over 35 wedding books, including her newest: “The Bride’s Guide to Freebies” and “Bridesmaid on a Budget.” Her two books for the mothers of the bride and groom are bestsellers, and she has appeared on such top shows as Good Morning America, ABC News, Lifetime, Inside Edition and more – sharing tips and insider secrets to help you plan your dream wedding on a budget, personalized to your love story. Visit her site Sharon Naylor for more on her books, free worksheets and appearances. She lives in Morristown, NJ with her husband Joe and is at work on her next two wedding books.

Read more by Sharon here.

Luxury Spa In The Heart Of The Valley

by | Destinations, Honeymoons, Location Australia


Ms Herringbone

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When your peers across the world wide web deem a Hotel to be Australia’s Best, then it’s worth a look. Recently claiming this title on travel site Tripadvisor®, the luxury Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa is setting a new standard in holistic health and relaxation.

We are talking wholeness, purity and radiance, which, quite frankly, sounds just a bit fantastic. In particular for that relaxing honeymoon, or a even a sophisticated ladies weekend away!

In a bid to ensure that they remain a leader in the industry, internationally renowned Spa Whisperer, Nigel Franklyn has been tasked to train and counsel the resort’s Timeless Spa therapists; ensuring guests continue to experience the absolute best in world-class treatment.

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Further to this, the Hotel has chosen the internationally acclaimed Australian skin care and spa brand Sodashi for guests to enjoy in all suites and amenities. The products contain 100 per cent all natural Australian ingredients and require less water treatment, ensuring thoughtful consideration for the environment.

With Sodashi as our exclusive spa product provider, guests can now look forward to a holistic Australian wellbeing experience” said Joost Heymeijer, General Manager, Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa.

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I’m certainly dreaming of a weekend of spa treatments and views across the valley, and with the addition of a steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and plunge pool AND a couples treatment room, I think my husband would certainly see the benefit!

For more information or to book a stay, contact the Emirates Wolgan Valley Reservations Team.

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Unique Honeymoon Accommodation – Making the Search Easier!

by | Destinations, Honeymoons


Ms Herringbone

We all Google. It’s almost becoming second-nature to do so when posed with any query or quandary. I probably Google in my sleep! And finding the perfect Honeymoon location is no less an exhaustive search. So what if there was some way to narrow the search, particularly when looking for that unique luxury escape? The clever folk at Welcome Beyond have done just that, with a tantalising selection of the inspirational locations for the honeymoon to remember.

They hand-pick places that are truly original, with many notable for their distinctive architecture and design. Some border on quirky, several are quite posh, and a few are downright rustic. But what all of their properties have in common is that they’re exclusive – in the best sense of the word. Each is singular, memorable and definitely worth writing home about.

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Forodhani House in Lamu, Kenya

This is why we love it! We know that you Dotties love to venture beyond the norm, and find new ideas and sights – not to mention, incredible beauty. I for one have been closer and closer to convincing myself that a second honeymoon (only a year after the first one) is definitely in order! Here are my two picks.

Villa Maya in Tangalle, Sri Lanka - A serene and tranquil retreat, with impeccable interior design. Attractions nearby include a turtle sanctuary, dolphin and whale watching, and Udawalawe, an elephant reserve.

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Dar Darma in Marrakesh, Morocco – A breathtaking private residence in the heart of the Marrakech Medina, near the vibrant markets of the main city. Take in a Moroccan design tour that visits local artisans and showrooms.

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