July 2016 – She Said Yes – Wedding Planning Advice

July 2016 archive

Should You Have a First Look on Your Wedding Day?


When the bride walks down the aisle and all eyes are on her, it’s the groom’s face I want to see most – that beautiful, honest reaction to seeing his fiance in the moments before she becomes his wife is so raw and emotional.  It’s one of my favourite parts of a wedding – and […] Read more…

Estee Lauder Genuine Glow

Estee Lauder Genuine Glow

My first ever video! I’ve been blogging about weddings, life and everything else worth celebrating at She Said Yes and on instagram for 18 months now, so it’s about time I turned my hand to video. This is a make-up and beauty tutorial/review of Estee Lauder’s brand new genuine glow collection. I loved trying the […] Read more…

Lift, Fill and Shape is in, Anti-age is out


Last year Estee Lauder introduced a brand new range entitled “New Dimension”.  True to name, the brand introduced products which are completely new – products which can actually change a person’s facial contours and dimensions. Quite honestly, I really struggled to understand exactly how the promises made were possible to deliver.  While the science was explained, […] Read more…

Dodgy Wedding Advice (what NOT to pass on!)


I read a great article on Brides.com this week on the Worst Wedding Advice brides-to-be have been given.  I’m happy to report that I haven’t given out any of this advice, but I’d love to know what advice you’ve been given which you’ll never pass onto other engaged women! To summarise the article: Making the day […] Read more…

SkyCity’s Rainbow Gala – 30 years’ anniversary

Many things make me proud to be a New Zealander, and one thing in particular is how progressive we have been in ensuring equality.  While same-sex marriage only recently became legal in New Zealand on 19 August 2013, it’s actually been 30 years since the Homosexual Law Reform Act made waves in 1986. This weekend, SkyCity and Rainbow […] Read more…

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