Hooked

Day Spa Indulgences for Mind and Body

Where to relax and refresh before the big day.

09/06/2018 By Miranda Rake Photography by NASHCO

Brides

A Tale of Two Braids

Whether you're a glam or boho bride, we’ve got two beautiful ways to get you perfectly plaited for your Seattle wedding celebration.

08/01/2017 With Jackie Varriano

Beauty & Wellness

Polished & Ready: How to Nail Your Bridal Manicure

Forget the nudes of yesteryear—these new neutrals are here to stay. Check out our top picks from Smith + Cult for on point bridal manicures.

07/31/2017 Styled by Kira Corbin With Tracy Howard Garton Photography by Scott Rounds

Brides

Nailed It: 5 On-Point Bridal Manicures

06/26/2017 Photography by Hank Drew With Jackie Varriano Styled by Cassandre Banel

Health and Beauty

Where to Create a Signature Wedding Scent in Seattle

Craft new scent memories on your big day with a fresh signature scent from one of these local boutiques: House of Matriach and Essenza.

06/22/2017 Illustrations by Ciara Phelan With Jackie Varriano

Beauty & Wellness

Beauty School: Expert Advice for A+ Hair, Makeup & Nails

Two Portland beauty pros share their top tips for brides to be, from what's trending in bridal hair and makeup to why shellac is a bride's best friend.

06/16/2017 With Anna Sachse Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Brides

Beauty Reboot: NARS National Team Event at Nordstrom

Check out the cosmetic brand's new velvet matte lip pencil and summer 2017 makeup collection during one-on-one beauty sessions with NARS national artists.

05/25/2017 With Nicole Erickson

Brides

Get Beautified at WedLocks 2017

Try out wedding makeup, get health + wellness advice, and meet former "Bachelorette" star Desiree Hartsock at this interactive beauty event on May 21.

05/18/2017 With Nicole Erickson

Brides

Herbivore Botanicals Spring Shopping Event

Stock up on natural skincare and meet Herbivore Botanical's founders all while sipping a cool mocktail or can of La Croix.

05/09/2017 With Nicole Erickson

Beauty & Wellness

6 Cat-Eye Makeup Ideas For Your Bridal Beauty Look

Two bridal makeup pros Gabby Gabbitas and Brynn Thomas share their tips for mastering the perfect wedding-day cat eye, from classic to glitter to bold.

04/25/2017 With Tessa Woolf Illustrations by Jessica Durrant

Brides

Ulta Beauty Comes to West Seattle

Westwood Village’s new Ulta will have a grand opening April 14–16 celebrating each day by giving the first 100 shoppers an “Ulta Beauty treat.”

04/12/2017 With Rosin Saez

Cakes and Desserts

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

02/10/2017 With Amanda Raschkow

Brides

Juniper Opens a Natural Nail Bar in Ballard

The West Seattle nail bar is bringing its health conscious ethos and polish to Ballard, along Ballard Ave, tucked just inside Anchored Ship Coffee Bar.

02/06/2017 With Rosin Saez

Beauty & Wellness

Say Spaaah: Prep for the Big Day at Santé Aesthetics & Wellness

Get steamed, buffed, and glowing at this med spa and wellness center in Northwest Portland, complete with a hot tub, steam room, and a cold plunge pool.

01/24/2017 With Eden Dawn

Brides

Herbivore Botanicals Debuts at Nordstrom

From humble beginnings in a home kitchen to the shelves at Seattle’s own retail juggernaut, Herbivore Botanicals joins the new Natural Beauty department.

01/17/2017 With Rosin Saez

Brides

Present Perfect: Local Holiday Gifts for Brides + Bridesmaids

Looking for a last-minute gift for the ladies in your life? Look no further than this round-up of cozy, girly goodies from Seattle Met's holiday gift guide.

12/13/2016 With Colleen Williams and Amanda Raschkow Photography by Justin Gollmer

Beauty & Wellness

Beauty Road Test: Raw Spirit Fragrances

From bridesmaid to groomsmen gifts to finding your own signature scent, Raw Spirit has you covered offering eight globally-inspired unisex fragrances.

11/21/2016 With Bailey Carver

Brides

Get Your Beauty Fix at the SkinSpirit Remodel Opening

The skincare clinic offers more treatements rooms and treatments, including Botox, skin resurfacing, ResurFX, VascuPlus, Volbella, and laser hair removal.

11/16/2016 With Amanda Raschkow

Brides

Beauty Trend Week at Nordstrom

Learn tips and tricks to create the newest fall beauty trends, from pretty neutrals to bold colors, to get you camera ready for your big day.

11/10/2016 With Amanda Raschkow