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This Bride Pranked Her Groom by Sending Her Brother in Her Place for Their First Look Photos


We’ve seen couples pull wedding-day pranks on each other before, but this story has to be one of our favorites. Heidi Zherelyev, a bride from Phoenix, Arizona, was getting ready to say her I dos when she noticed her husband wasn’t exactly as cool and collected as she was. Her remedy? A hilarious first look photo prank that’s now going viral.

“He was a ball of nerves,” she told WFAA Arizona of her husband, Val. “His palms were sweaty. He was trembling.” She figured there was no better way to calm his nerves than to play a little prank—one she had thought of before, but didn’t think she’d ever actually go through with.

Heidi and her friend, Chelsea, said that they previously thought of the idea to dress up Heidi’s brother, Eric, in a wedding dress and have him surprise Val for the first look, and the need for a little levity looked like the perfect opportunity to put their plan into action. Right before the big reveal, Eric slipped into Chelsea’s old wedding dress and even applied Heidi’s deodorant and perfume so he would smell like her for that extra special touch.

“When we were zipping him up, everyone was laughing,” Heidi said.

The bride then watched from a window as her brother approached her fiancé, and said the prank made her soon-to-be husband look instantly more comfortable and at ease.

“He was already smiling when we did the actual first look,” she said. “We were able to have a very intimate, special moment because he wasn’t so nervous.”

Photographer Nichole Cline of KevinChole Photography captured the sweet (and hilarious) moment on camera, and it’s memorable snapshots like these that make her love her job. “Photography was always something I shared with my dad, and when he passed away, I realized he and I never actually got too many photos together,” she told Brides. “The reason I do photography is to help people capture moments that they can have forever, because photos will never change. I want to give people the ability to look back and see these moments even after those people or that period of time have passed.”

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And speaking of memorable moments, Heidi said that after the reception, the family went around exchanging their favorite moments from the day.

“Mine were exchanging our vows and seeing everyone dancing and having a good time,” Heidi said. “And Val said, ‘Definitely seeing Eric in the wedding dress.'”

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The Bachelorette's Rachel Lindsay Knows When She'll Finally Marry Bryan Abasolo


Pop the rosé! Rachel Lindsay just announced that she knows when she wants to tie the knot—and has revealed a few more details about her big day, too. On Monday, Lindsay spoke to Entertainment Tonight about her relationship and all her plans for the coming year. She told the publication that in addition to a spring wedding, she wants to start a family with fiancé Bryan Abasolo—pronto.

“Yes, ideally—I wanted a winter wedding,” Lindsay shared. “I wanted it in December, but as it’s getting closer and plans haven’t been put in place, it’s looking more next year, the spring, because I want to have kids. I really want to start next year. I want more stability. We’ve been traveling so much and I want to create this family unit and a home for us. We’ve been having a great time, traveling, we live together, so we’ve already done the things, ‘Oh, I’ll wait two years once I get married’—we’re already doing that. So, it’s like, why wait?! Let’s have kids!”

The reality star also noted that staying out of the spotlight has helped strengthen her and her fiancé’s relationship, despite the franchise’s not-so-stellar relationship retention rate. “I think you have to take a step back. A lot of people asked me, ‘Are you going to do Dancing With the Stars?’—for me that wasn’t even a question because I wanted to build a foundation away from cameras, just the two of us,” she explained. “It helped that Bryan moved to Dallas and Dallas isn’t a hot spot for media, so it’s really great. We traveled together, spent time visiting each other’s families—did real-life couple things, things you do in the real world!”

The bride told ET that if they choose to have a televised wedding, they’ll likely opt for a Dallas or California venue. If it isn’t televised, Lindsay said they would probably opt for a destination wedding, potentially in Colombia.

See more: Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay Is Already Picking Out Her Wedding Dress

“I definitely want a lot of flowers,” Lindsay also shared of her wedding-day vision. “I’m more big on the reception than the actual wedding. I don’t want it to be that long—short and sweet! I want to write our own vows, but also say traditional vows. The reception—just good music, good food! I’ll be on the dance floor the entire time.”

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9 Picture-Perfect Pool Floats For A Summer Bachelorette Party

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Question: Was it really summer if you didn’t get a super cute pool floatie Insta? Answer: Yes, but it’s not nearly as fun. When it comes to picture-perfect summer bachelorette parties, there’s one thing you need to get the job done—a pool float! You’ve probably seen countless floatie Instagram pictures from celebs and influencers alike, but they’re not as easy to find as just walking into the nearest sporting goods store.

We pulled together nine classy and cute pool floats that you and your bridesmaids will love posing with at your summer bachelorette (or any summer pool party!) All that’s left now is finding someone to take the pic.

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Amazon Prime Day Deals That Are Perfect for Brides

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Brides, Christmas in July came early this year—it’s officially Amazon Prime Day 2018! It’s no surprise that as the number one online retailer in the world, Amazon gave itself its own holiday and, starting today, the beloved website will be offering hundreds of deals on customer favorites exclusively for Prime members. Use this annual opportunity to stock up on essentials for everything leading up to the big day (and beyond), from discounted honeymoon attire, to workout equipment to enhance any pre-wedding fitness regimens, to furniture staples that scream “sophisticated newlyweds.” You name it, Amazon has it, and you can bet your thrifty bottom dollar that it’s probably on sale.

Plus, Amazon Prime Day aside for the moment, the Amazon Wedding Registry store makes it easier than ever before to create a wedding registry that includes all of your requests in one place. Read: Amazon has all your wedding needs covered. Now, without further ado, take a look at some of our favorite Amazon Prime Day deals that are on sale NOW and are primarily perfect (see what we did there?) for your wedding that you wouldn’t necessarily register for. Add to your cart, stat, or save for later as registry inspo. Happy Prime Day shopping!

Ray-Ban Erika Metal RB3539 9023B5 Non-Polarized Sunglasses

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With up to 50% off Ray-Ban shades, you and your partner can both stock up on new sunnies for the honeymoon (or for hiding a nasty bachelorette party hangover).

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $153, now $76.50

MILLY Women’s Italian Cady V-Neck Bell Sleeve Nicole Mini Dress

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Helllloooo new white engagement wardrobe. Consider your outfit(s) taken care of for any pre-wedding festivities, from the bridal shower to rehearsal dinner.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $380, now $266

LELO Flickering Touch Massage Candle, Snow Pear/Cedarwood

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Get the best of both worlds with a new fragrance for your home and a massage oil to keep things interesting, all in one. This eco-friendly candle can burn up to 36 hours, after which the all-natural soy wax melts into a non-greasy rub that you and your partner can both enjoy.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $35, now $17.50 (Use coupon code CONDEN18 at checkout and receive a FREE Personal Moisturizer with LELO Product Purchase)

Rivet Cove Mid-Century Tufted Sofa

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Take advantage of this awesome Amazon Prime Day deal to kick off your newlywed furniture collection with the ultimate living room game-changer and indoor hosting must-have—none other than a couch. The simple style makes it easy to accessorize with pillows and throws for the perfect cozy corner in your home.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $699, now $499

Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker

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Take your dinner game to the next level with the Instant Pot, a cooking necessity that you need in your kitchen, stat. With seven different functionalities, from steaming rice to making yogurt, this high-tech cooker will ensure plenty of easy one-pot meals for you and your partner to feast on together.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $99.95, now $58.99

Core 10 Women’s Onstride Run Legging

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In case you’re #SweatingForTheWedding, look the part with a brand new pair of leggings. These pants are equipped with side and back pockets, making your pre-wedding runs hands-free and (slightly) more bearable.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $69, now $41.40

AmazonBasics Neoprene Dumbbells

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Knock the workout equipment out of the way, as well, with a dumbbell set that you and your S.O. can both enjoy, even after the wedding. This stand makes organizing each pair of weights a breeze without dominating too much space in your house or apartment.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $27.49, now $17.99

Braun Silk-épil 9 9-961V Epilator for Women and Bikini Trimmer Bundle

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Maintaining your bikini line just in time for the wedding/honeymoon has never been easier thanks to this Prime Day steal. The kit features a large epilator to effectively remove more hair from your legs and reduce ingrown hairs, as well as a slimmer brush designed specifically for shaving your bikini line. Bonus—the latter also doubles as an eyebrow trimmer.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $151.07, now $112.99

AmazonBasics Weatherproof Outdoor Patio String Lights S14 Bulb

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Having an outdoor wedding or reception? Nothing sets the intimate mood quite like string lights. These bulbs are great for retro, backyard/garden ceremonies that need a little something extra, and will add a soft glow to your venue.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $49.99, now $34.99

AmazonBasics Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet

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For the home items that didn’t justify the registry or that just merit use before the wedding, now’s the time to stock up. From the AmazonBasics collection, you can’t go wrong with this kitchen essential for all your couple’s cooking needs.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $26.99, now $18.89

Splendid Women’s Fairy Heeled Sandal

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We’ve found your official “something blue.” Whether you choose to sport on the actual wedding day or not, these kicks need to be ushered into your engagement wardrobe.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $128, now $88.99

YI Lite Action Camera, 4K 16MP Sports Cam with Sony Sensor, EIS, 150°Wide-angle Lens, 2″ Touchscreen for Underwater, Outdoor Activity

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For the couple who anticipates plenty of photo-worthy outdoor adventures, upgrade your iPhone and invest in a new high-performance camera with a waterproof case. From honeymoon snorkeling to a winter skiing couple’s getaway, this tech toy will preserve all your memories with professional-quality photos.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $119.99, now $83.99

AmazonFresh Colombia Ground Coffee, Medium Roast, 12 Ounce (Pack of 3)

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Caffeine is a critical component to the wedding planning process. Stay energized from cake tastings to dance lessons and everything in between with the help of a coffee pick-me-up.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $12.38, now $8.67

FOREO LUNA Silicone Cleansing Brush and Preshave Device for Men, Black

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You’re not the only one who can up the ante on your primping process before the wedding. Treat your future spouse to the ultimate grooming tool, which will exfoliate and prep his skin for a cleaner, more comfortable shave.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $249, now $169

Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker

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What would your bachelorette party or bridal showers be without some mood-setting tunes in the background? Despite its tiny, easily transportable size, this speaker can blast anything from “Party in the U.S.A.” to the more mellow “My Girl” for up to six hours.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $99, now $69

Kitsch 8 Piece Hair Coil Set

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On top of 20% off all Kitsch products, the hair care brand will also be offering buy one, get one free deals. If you buy one 8-piece set of coil hair ties, you’ll get a free 4-piece set, making this combo ideal for easy (and affordable) bachelorette party favors to toss in everyone’s goody bags.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $7.00, now $5.60

Rivet Modern Wood and Metal Hairpin Desk

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Back to furniture—make your shared living space more homey with a decorative piece you’ll both agree on. Whether used as an actual desk or entryway table, it makes for a stellar, slightly industrial focal point.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $249, now $174

See more: Amazon Wedding’s Most Registered-For Items

Stone & Beam Washed Linen Stripe Duvet Cover Set

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A soon-to-be new marital status means it’s time to upgrade your sheet situation. If a cover set didn’t make the cut for your registry, we’ve found the one for you. Pretty neutral stripes add a classic element that won’t go out of style (until your cotton wedding anniversary rolls around).

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $129.99, now $104.99

Badgley Mischka Women’s Tatum Dress Sandal

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You can even use Prime Day to check your wedding shoes off the list. We love these incredibly glamorous (and incredibly discounted) ivory pumps, complete with an embellished round peep toe for a truly wedding-worthy vibe.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $225, now $99.99

Daily Ritual Women’s Super Soft Modal Semi-Sheer Pocket Tank Top

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This wardrobe staple should be front and center in your honeymoon suitcase. Throw this basic over a swimsuit, or dress it up for dinner with your partner.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $18, now $12.60

See more: Amazon Wedding’s Most Registered-For Items

AmazonBasics Hardside Spinner Luggage – 3 Piece Set

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Speaking of luggage, jet off to your honeymoon in style with a shockingly affordable 3-piece set. Plus, the navy color with help differentiate your luggage from the sea of black suitcases always present at airport baggage claim.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, was $184.99, now $132.28

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Ashley Greene is Honeymooning on a Nude Beach After her Wedding

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Ashley Greene is keeping her honeymoon super sexy. The Twilight series actress, 31, is currently enjoying her honeymoon with husband Paul Khoury, and the two gave their fans a little taste of their intimate couple’s vacation.

Yesterday, the actress shared a topless shot of herself on the beach to Instagram, taken from behind. “He keeps me wild and free,” she wrote in the caption, adding the hashtags #nudebeach, #whiteboycray and #honeymoon and tagging Khoury. The new bride shared a handful of other shots from the couple’s trip, including one of her and Khoury kissing in front of a waterfall. The groom shared a few shots of his own, captioning one shot of Greene, “I can’t describe the way this woman makes me feel. #MrsKhoury #honeymoon”

The couple tied the knot in early July in a stunning forrest ceremony surrounded by redwood trees in San Jose, California. The couple were surrounded by 120 of their closest family and friends, including Eiza Gonzalez and Josh Duhamel, Aaron and Lauren Paul, Evan Ross, Tom Welling, and Sean Faris.

Khoury popped the question on December 19, 2016 in Bridal Veil Falls in New Zealand. “We hiked top to bottom, and Paul set up his camera for a ‘picture’ of the two of us but was really filming the proposal,” she told Brides. “It was such an incredible energy. We were alone amongst a massive majestic waterfall. It was ours.”

See more: Ashley Greene’s Bachelorette Party Will Give You Serious FOMO

The bride stunned in two gorgeous gowns—the first, a low-cut Katie May to design a back-bearing dress for the ceremony; the second, a Windi Williams-Stern sheer a-line dress with 3-D floral appliqués from the bodice to the train.

The two didn’t share the exact locale of their romantic getaway, but following the honeymoon snaps, the bride shared a shot of herself at a Nationals game with Bill Nye—so you could say the bride is definitely enjoying her married life so far.

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The Royal Family Just Released Prince Louis' Official Christening Photos


The royal family just released Prince Louis’ official christening photos today, and they’re just as stunning as you’d imagine.

On Sunday, Kensington Palace shared four photos to Instagram of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles. The family chose photographer Matt Holyoak, a famous portrait photographer, to take the photos of the family in the Morning Room at Clarence House (Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall‘s official London residence). The photos were taken shortly after the little Prince’s baptism at the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace on July 9.

Kate’s side of the family is also included in one of the shots, which shows Carole and Michael Middleton, James Middleton, Pippa Middleton and her husband, James Matthews all standing with the rest of the royal family to celebrate the Louis’ baptism. In June, Kate’s sister Pippa confirmed that she is expecting her first child with husband James Matthews, so Louis will have a cousin close to his age. The Palace also released two other close up shots, one of the immediate family and another of just the Duchess of Cambridge and her newborn son.

“I was truly honored at being asked to take the official photographs at the christening of Prince Louis, and to witness at first hand such a happy event,” Holyoak said in a statement. “Everyone was so relaxed and in such good spirits, it was an absolute pleasure. I only hope I have captured some of that joy in my photographs.”

See more: Prince Louis Just Received a Special Visit from Queen Elizabeth II

Though this was the photographer’s first royal christening photoshoot, he has worked with the family a handful of times in the past. Holyoak shot the Queen and Prince Philip in a special portrait to mark their 70th wedding anniversary last year.

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Two Taylor Swift Fans Got Engaged Right In Front of Her


Taylor Swift has a habit of celebrating couples in love, but one couple totally surprised the star when they got engaged right in front of her. On Friday night, the 28-year-old pop star performed in Philadelphia on her Reputation tour. After the show, Swift spent the evening meeting with fans—but this wasn’t her usual meet and greet. While meeting with one couple, the (now) groom-to-be got down on one knee and popped the question—and the singer’s face was absolutely priceless.

“They walk into the meet and greet and he says, ‘We met five years ago at the Red Tour’ and then …..[a number of cat with heart eye emojis] #thirdwheel,” she captioned an Instagram post of a series of photos of herself and the couple as the man proposed.

Anthony, the groom, took to Twitter to express his excitement.

“[Taylor] called me a baller and said that she is never surprised. She also said we were incredible and to go get married!!!! IS THIS REAL LIFE?!?!” he wrote. He continued to share the love story between him and his now-fiancée on Twitter. He explained how the two first fell in love at a Taylor Swift concert in 2013.

“We have spent countless hours listening to her music together. I can’t thank Taylor enough for bringing us closer,” he wrote. “We were just two swifties that decided to attend a concert together in 2013. We fell in love with each other and almost five years later, I’m going to ask her to marry me where it all started. She is my BEST FRIEND and the love of my life,” he said.

See more: Taylor Swift Reportedly Sent a Bottle of Champagne to a Couple on Their Wedding Day

Swift, who is currently in a love story of her own, has fans speculating that an engagement might be on the way from boyfriend Joe Alwyn. Look out, Swifities!

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Kate Upton Is Pregnant!


Congratulations are in order: Kate Upton is pregnant with her first child! The supermodel announced the exciting news on Instagram earlier today, when she shared a picture of herself in a red pantsuit while on vacation with the caption “#PregnantinMiami,” tagging her husband, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.

Upton, who happens to be a former Brides cover star, tied the knot with Verlander in a stunning Italian wedding on November 4 in Tuscany, Italy. The bride wore a stunning long-sleeved lace Valentino gown for the ceremony, and then slipped into a sexy second gown by Christy Rilling Studio for the reception, which was embellished with pretty pearls and featuring a swooping, low-back detail.

“For my ceremony dress, I had the pleasure of collaborating with the fantastic team at Valentino,” Upton told Vogue at the time. “They are the best at creating delicate, beautiful lace and details, and their Italian heritage kept the fashion and feel authentic to our venue. The design process was extremely collaborative, so I was able to really include my personal style and create my dream dress.”

But the weeks leading up to their big day were more stressful than a typical wedding. The couple almost had to miss their own wedding day because of the World Series—the groom was in the middle of pitching for the Houston Astros in Game 7 of the World Series when their guests were already arriving at their venue! Luckily, the two made it in time for their wedding AND the groom helped bring his team to victory, winning the 2017 World Series.

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The couple first went public with their relationship in 2014, and two years later, Verlander proposed with a custom-designed engagement ring created by jeweler Anita Ko.

The couple have not yet shared any further information about their growing family, but we can’t wait to hear about baby Verlander!

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Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton Had A Sister-In-Law Hangout at Wimbledon Today


Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton are currently having what might be the coolest sister-in-law hangout in history. The Duchesses attended the women’s final at Wimbledon today to watch Meghan’s close friend Serena Williams compete—and naturally, the two looked flawless.

Earlier this week, we learned that Meghan has been doing her own makeup throughout her Ireland tour, and today, she continued to stun us with her natural, laid-back beauty as she attended the game in her signature messy bun and a blue and white striped Ralph Lauren button down and white pants. Meanwhile, her sister-in-law donned a summery polka dot dress to the event, wearing her hair down with a relaxed blow out.

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The two sat next to each other throughout the competition, and looked as though they were in very high spirits—the in-laws were spotted chatting and laughing together as they watched Williams play. Can you say #goals?

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See more: Meghan Markle Wears Forest Green Givenchy Ensemble for First Official International Visit

Both women have had busy weeks leading up to today. Kate, who is still technically on maternity leave, celebrated Prince Louis’ christening on Monday, which both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended. Meghan has been on tour in Ireland with Prince Harry on their first international trip as a married couple. She has been spotted out at a handful of events throughout the week, showing off her enviable style with a handful of gorgeous dresses.

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Both women attended the Royal Air Force’s 100th Anniversary celebrations on Tuesday, and although the Duchess of Cambridge wasn’t expected to attend due to maternity leave, she appeared alongside Prince William anyway. The Duchesses have clearly been bonding since the royal wedding in May, and saying we’re jealous of this friendship would be an understatement.

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12 Best Eye Creams For Dark Circles and Puffiness


We know you’ve been stressing about your big day, but you don’t want anyone else to know that! Between your job, wedding planning, and just life in general (did you remember to pay your credit card bill?), it’s easy to lose sleep over the little things. And for a lot of us, puffy under-eye circles are a direct result of those sleepless nights. While concealer can work as a last-minute cover up, getting to the root of the problem could cut your wedding-day makeup routine in half. Enter eye creams.

Under-eye creams are the most effective way to reduce dark circles and puffiness before your big day. But with so many options (and a ticking clock to your wedding day), it’s hard to know which product will be the most effective. Luckily, we did the legwork for you.

We pulled together the very best eye creams, serums, and masks for brides-to-be. Scroll on to see which will get you bright-eyed and beautiful in time to say “I do.”

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Counting On's Josiah Duggar Shares the Advice His Parents Gave Him Before His Wedding

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Josiah Duggar and his wife Lauren Swanson only tied the knot a few weeks ago, but they think they’re already off to a pretty stellar start with this whole marriage thing. The Counting On star revealed to People that his parents shared their relationship advice with the newlyweds—and they’re taking it to heart.

“Most importantly, both of our families emphasized how important it is to keep Christ central in our marriage,” the couple told the publication in the latest issue of the magazine. “Marriage is a gift from God and putting Christ first is the most important thing we can do to ensure a marriage that is strong, healthy and able to withstand all the ups and downs of life.”

“My family also encouraged me to look for every chance to serve Lauren—to genuinely serve her and put her first, ahead of myself,” added Josiah.

Josiah wasn’t the only one to get a dose of marriage advice: Lauren’s parents also gave her some pointers on how to make their marriage last. “My parents encouraged me to be Josiah’s biggest fan, offer him support and encouragement. Think the best, never assume the worst. Be his biggest cheerleader,” the bride said.

The couple tied the knot on June 30 at John Brown University Cathedral of the Ozarks in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. The couple confirmed the news at the time, telling People in a joint statement, “What a joy it is to be husband and wife! Our wedding day was absolutely perfect!”

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Lauren’s father, Dwain Swanson, officiated the ceremony, which had a rustic romance theme that incorporated flowers, wood, and iron accents into the decor and the couple opted for a handful of color schemes, including grey and blue, pink and olive, plus green and white. The newlyweds served a variety of sweets at their reception, including cupcakes, a candy bar, and heart-shaped wedding cake.

The two first announced their courtship in January, and two months later, they revealed that they were engaged. “We are overjoyed to begin this new phase of our lives together,” Josiah told People at the time. “Through the years our families’ friendship has allowed us to get to know one another as friends. I can definitely say I have found a great friend … even better than I could have hoped for or imagined.”

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Jinger Duggar Shares New Photo of Her Pumpkin-Sized Baby Bump


Only two weeks to go! Counting On star Jinger Duggar and her husband, Jeremy Vuolo, are less than one month away from welcoming their first child together—a daughter—and the two can hardly contain their excitement.

On Tuesday, the mom-to-be shared an update with fans on her growing baby bump. She posed next to a chalkboard which read, “38 weeks baby is the size of a…pumpkin,” showing off her belly in the shot. Duggar, 24, has been documenting her growing bump throughout her pregnancy, comparing the size of her daughter to different-sized fruits in similar shots.

“Almost there! 👶🏼 Vuolo #38weeks4days,” she wrote in her caption. “[Jeremy] and I can’t wait to meet our baby girl! 💕.”

The couple tied the knot in November 2016 and first announced the news of their pregnancy in January 2018 through an Instagram post. A few months later, in April, the two revealed the sex of their baby through a relay race gender reveal. The winning team won the opportunity to a switch to a neon “Baby” sign, which was illuminated in bright pink.

“We are so happy to announce that we are having a little baby girl!” they told People at the time. “We could not be more excited and are eagerly anticipating meeting our little lady this summer. We especially love thinking forward and realizing that she will have excellent role models in both of her grandmothers, who cannot wait to shower her with love.”

See more: Counting On’s Jinger Duggar Shares New Photo of Her Cantaloupe-Sized Baby Bump

Not long now until the Duggar family counts one more in!

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Hailey Baldwin Hates Justin Bieber's Moustache Just as Much as You Do


Though Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber have been engaged for less than a week, the bride-to-be already has one major request for the big day: Biebs has got to ditch his ‘stache.

Since confirming the news of their engagement, Baldwin, 21, has taken to social media to tease her fiancé for his signature facial hair look. After one Twitter user wrote in a tweet suggesting Bieber “grow the mustache back for the wedding,” Baldwin quickly replied, writing, “Don’t u dare give him that idea you lunatic.” Sorry, Biebs.

But even after poking fun at her future husband, she reassured her fans that she has nothing but love for her man. “Not sure what I did in life to deserve such happiness but I am so utterly grateful to God for giving me such an incredible person to share my life with! No words could ever express my gratitude,” she wrote in a tweet on Monday.

Bieber also has plenty of great things to say about his fiancée. On Monday, the pop star shared two photos of himself and Baldwin cozying up together, confirming the news of their engagement in a long, heartfelt caption.

“Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY,” the 24-year-old singer wrote. “My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense!”

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The news of the couple’s engagement comes just weeks after the two first rekindled their romance. The couple briefly dated in 2016, but split shortly before Bieber went back to his on-again-off-again girlfriend, Selena Gomez.

Since Sunday, the couple has been spotted out and about partying in the Bahamas, where Bieber reportedly popped the question the night prior. Baldwin was also seen rocking a massive diamond engagement ring, which has probably every Belieber out there incredibly jealous.

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Ariana Grande Defends Her Whirlwind Engagement—and Justin Beiber's, Too


Question Ariana Grande’s engagement and she’ll become a “Dangerous Woman.” The pop star, 25, is not tolerating online hate for her whirlwind romance, and she’s sticking up for Justin Beiber’s relationship, too.

Both Grande and Beiber reportedly got engaged to their fiancés (Pete Davidson and Hailey Baldwin, respectively) after just weeks of dating, and they have more in common than just being apparent romantics: both musicians are managed by publicist Scooter Braun. Fans were quick to point out this similarity. One even wrote in a tweet on Sunday, “First Ariana get engaged to Pete Davidson and now Justin Bieber to Hailey Baldwin the devil works hard but Scooter Braun works harder,” insinuating that the engagements might be publicity stunts arranged by their manager.

But Grande didn’t let that comment slide. According to People, she wrote back to the fan in a since-deleted tweet that read, “You do realize we are human being who love and have lives… right? And that Scooter is a wonderful human being too who cares first n foremost [about] our health and happiness?”

The “No Tears Left To Cry” singer added, “Love is lit. S–t happens. I hope to god it happens to you too. U deserve it.”

She responded to another fan’s tweet shortly after, again defending Braun. “He’s wonderful and very human. Always puts his artists’ health and happiness first,” she wrote.

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Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson reportedly got engaged in early June, just weeks after going public with their relationship. Justin Beiber and Hailey Baldwin apparently took a page from the couple’s playbook in their own love lives, with news that Beiber popped the question—less than a month after rekindling their romance—breaking this past weekend. Beiber and Baldwin previously dated on and off in the past few years, but got serious after the “Love Yourself” singer cut ties with his on-again-off-again girlfriend, Selena Gomez. RIP.

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This Might Be Hailey Baldwin's Engagement Ring from Justin Beiber—and Surprise, It's HUGE


Since rumors of Justin Beiber and Hailey Baldwin’s reported engagement started swirling, the world has been clamoring for a peek at Hailey’s surely sparkling engagement ring. On Sunday, TMZ broke the news that the “Sorry” singer, 24, has allegedly popped the question to his model girlfriend during a trip to the Bahamas. Thankfully, the world didn’t need to wait long: Photos of the model wearing what looks like an engagement ring (and an appropriately huge one) have just surfaced.

Though neither Beiber nor Baldwin have officially confirmed the engagement rumors, the 21-year-old model was spotted wearing a MASSIVE diamond ring on that finger since the news broke. A fan tweeted a photo of the couple on vacation, which gave a blurry peek at Baldwin’s new bauble, and your jaw might just drop when you see the rock.

This isn’t the first time that the two have hinted at an engagement: In mid-June, the Daily Mail noticed that the Drop The Mic co-host was wearing an engagement-style ring while the two were enjoying a night-out together. Though it seems that the pair only got engaged this weekend, they may have been trying to hint to us all this time that they had big plans in store.

In case you had any doubts of their rumored nuptial news, Justin’s dad, Jeremy, posted a photo of his son to Instagram along with the cryptic caption, “@justinbieber Proud is an understatement! Excited for the next chapter!” Apparently, dad approves!

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An unnamed source also confirmed the couple’s engagement to People, saying, “It’s kind of a surprise, but kind of not. Justin has been extremely happy these past few weeks.” They added, “He has known Hailey for a long time. This might seem sudden, but they know each other very well.”

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Justin Beiber and Hailey Baldwin Are Reportedly Engaged

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Yes, you read that right: Justin Beiber and Hailey Baldwin are reportedly engaged to be married, and they’ve got us all saying “What do you mean?”

According to TMZ, the 24-year-old “Sorry” singer proposed to Baldwin, 21, on Saturday night during a trip in the Bahamas. The site claims that two women, who were staying at the same resort as the couple, say they watched Beiber get down on one knee and pop the question to Baldwin at a restaurant at the resort. Apparently, Beiber’s bodyguard made an announcement telling everyone to put their phones away, because something big was about to happen. The eyewitnesses said that everyone stopped their salsa dancing to watch the teen heartthrob propose to his model girlfriend. We know, we’re just as shocked as you.

While neither of the couple’s publicity representatives have confirmed the big news, Beiber’s dad, Jeremy, posted a photo of his son to Instagram along with a cryptic caption that insinuated this might not just be a rumor. “@justinbieber Proud is an understatement!” His father wrote alongside the photo of Justin, who is looking off into the horizon. “Excited for the next chapter!”

Baldwin and Beiber have only been dating for a little over a month, but the two have been almost inseparable. The two briefly dated in 2015, and got back together shortly after Beiber split with his ex, Selena Gomez. RIP, Jelena.

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It looks like the two are taking a page out of Arianna Grande and Pete Davidson’s book: a whirlwind, month-long romance followed by a proposal. It just goes to show you: never say never to love at first sight.

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These Waffle House Wedding Photos Will Make Your Mouth Water

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While you can always expect a great meal from Waffle House, you never know what you’re going to get from an online date.

In December 2015, Scott and Katherine Sheely met for the first time through dating app Bumble. Neither of the two really knew what to expect, but after a little bit of chatting they realized they had one major thing in common: a true love of the breakfast restaurant chain, Waffle House.

“When he told me he was in love with Waffle House, I knew he was the guy for me,” Katherine told TODAY Food.

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Both Katherine and Scott grew up in the south (Mississippi and South Carolina, to be exact), where the food chain is most popular, so the restaurant was near and dear to both of their hearts. On their first date, they discovered that they both order their eggs the same way (scrambled with cheese) and that they both prefer to eat their has browns chunked (served with ham, and for Scott, cheese.)

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Fast forward three years—the couple was about to tie the knot on June 9, 2018, when they realized they had the perfect opportunity to incorporate what they love into their big day. With the help of photographer Genya O’Neall of VUE Photography, the couple got some gorgeous shots with their one true love: Waffle House.

On the couple’s big day, the two arranged for arranged for the Waffle House food truck to arrive at their reception. After a long night of dancing, the band stopped playing and announced that Waffle House was waiting.

Just goes to show you folks, you can never go wrong with breakfast food.

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Dancing With The Stars' Emma Slater and Sasha Farber Already Know When They Want To Have Kids


Emma Slater and Sasha Farber are taking a break from all that dancing to start planning a family!

The Dancing With The Stars pros, who got married back in March this year, recently opened up to Entertainment Tonight and shared all that’s been happening since they started their newlywed life together.

“We’re the perfect team because he’s the getting dirty one. Sasha’s definitely the handiest, he’s the project manager,” Slater, 29, said in the interview. “He’s really good at that. I’m honestly pretty terrible. I just like all the design aspect—he’s the one that gets it done.”

Though the two have been giving their home a reboot, their personal lives have pretty much stayed the same since they tied the knot. Farber, 34, gushed about his wife, saying “The second I saw her I fell in love with her and I love her more every day.”

Slater added, “I think that so far we’ve learned… just being grateful for each other every day, just appreciating what the other one does. And that its different from ourselves and we bring something different to the table. If you always wake up and you are grateful and respect your partner, I think that is a big thing.”

The two love each other so much, in fact, that they are hoping to expand their family soon.

“I think kids is going to be soon, hopefully,” Slater said, adding that Farber would “be a dad right now” if he could. She hinted at a potential timeline, saying the two are planning to get pregnant sometime next year. “I love kids. I am a twin myself. I would love twins. I think that would be the best present ever.”

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But for now, the two are perfectly content with their fur baby, a rescue dog named Ruby that they share.

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Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Are Wearing Matching Gold Rings


Rumors of a relationship between Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra started swirling just weeks ago, but it already looks like things are progressing between the singer and actress. Chopra and Jonas were recently spotted wearing matching gold rings, and we’re DYING to know what it means.

Last month, during their trip to Mumbai, India, the couple was photographed out and about wearing identical gold bands on their right hands. While the rings look more like promise bands than wedding bands, we have to wonder… Did Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson might’ve set the precedent for whirlwind celeb engagements?

The two first showed off their matching rings on June 22, which was the same night that the couple reportedly dined with Chopra’s mom, according to Page Six—the same night that Jonas made the two Instagram official.

The Quantico actress, 35, also wore her band while out and about with Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s nephew in New York. Jonas was later spotted rocking his on July 4, while taking a bike ride with his bros.

In June, the couple reportedly took another step in their relationship by attending a wedding in Atlantic City, New Jersey, together, where one of Jonas’ cousins was tying the knot. The 25-year-old singer wore a dapper navy suit over a black button-down shirt and white slip-on sneakers to the affair, while his new lady donned a gold silk wrap dress with a matching gold purse and strappy gold sandals. They were seen together the next day, too, at the wedding’s reception brunch, looking totally in love.

See more: Priyanka Chopra’s Beautiful Tribute to Meghan Markle Probably Made Her Cry

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The Best Mascara Primers For Super-Voluminous Wedding Day Lashes


Everyone knows that foundation always looks better with primer—but your skin isn’t the only thing that needs a little pre-makeup prep. When it comes to getting wow-worthy lashes, eyelash primer is your BFF. This mascara-like serum is the secret to amplifying your lashes without the nightmare of applying falsies and the mess of lash glue, and will work to keep your eyes smudge-free throughout every part of your wedding day—even the tearful ones!

Whether you opt for an au naturel look (á la Meghan Markle!) or Kardashian-level glam, your beauty routine isn’t complete without lash primer. We rounded up some of our favorite formulas that will give brides fuller, longer lashes that won’t disappoint.

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