Monthly Archives: July 2019

How to Create Your Perfect Beauty Routine Before the Big Day

Looking like a queen on their wedding day is the dream of almost every bride-to-be.

Following a perfect beauty routine before your wedding will not only help you look beautiful, but you’ll have peace of mind as well.

Unfortunately, exhaustion naturally starts to build up as the big day approaches. This ultimately makes it harder to look like the best version yourself possible.

Rosacea, dark under eye circles, and acne are some of the most common skin problems associated with these more grueling and backbreaking times of our lives.

This is why most beauty experts advise that brides begin thinking about their beauty routine at least six months before the wedding so that they can experiment and compare results.

The year leading up to the big day can be a busy time for the bride. Following these tips will help step up your beauty routine for wedding day confidence that is second to none.

Create a Sleep Schedule

Develop a sleep cycle as early as possible. This requires you to pick a time to go to bed, as well as a wake-up time, each day. Creating a sound sleep schedule and sticking it can help your body find its pace and settle into a routine sleep-wake rhythm.

A good sleeping schedule will also result in fewer wrinkles, less puffy eyes, and glowing skin. It should be noted that an irregular sleep schedule often leads to mood swings, poor concentration, cognitive problems, drowsiness, and irritability.

Stay Active

Lifting weights and regular exercise is essential in boosting energy levels and cleansing your skin. It is advisable to join the gym or add an industry-approved machine like a seated-dumbbell press to your exercise regimen. This is an excellent way of having more toned and powerful arms, shoulders, and back.


While washing your face daily can do wonders to your overall appearance, it is important to note that this won’t quicken the cell regeneration process. As we age, the body becomes even slower to get rid of old skin cells and produce new ones. The moment old cells begin to accumulate on the surface of our skin, it can leave our face looking dry, rough, and dull.

This is why proper exfoliation is needed to eliminate the multitude of dead skin cells that are blocking fresh new cells. In a nutshell, a regular exfoliating pattern will help your skin look healthy and fresh.

Create a Hair Plan

Let your stylist know your goals and have them create a hair plan to get you there. You can also start to experiment with hair treatments a few months before your wedding by combining your favorite conditioner with products that increase the silkiness of your hair.

Visit a Dermatologist

Weddings are often considered as red-carpet moments for brides. With all the anxiety and stress involved in planning, there is a great possibility that your red-carpet moment can quickly turn to a cold shoulder day. It is recommended to visit a dermatologist six months before the wedding to make sure that your skin is healthy and in perfect condition.

Are you ready for your big day? Keep our tips in mind and create the perfect beauty routine for your big day and look your absolute best.

Contributed by Elise Morgan @elisemthewriter – Elise is a freelance writer from North Carolina that regularly covers health, wellness, and stress management topics for Mattress Advisor. She is especially passionate about understanding and researching helpful tips to reducing stress and anxiety, and loves to educate others on the topic through her writing.

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See Novell at the Summer Designer Showcase in Oklahoma City and Virginia Beach

If you’re planning a wedding – you’re ready to shop for wedding bands!

Why not ask Novell for a little help?

Summer Designer Showcase wedding bands

Visit one of our Novell wedding band experts at this weekend’s Diamonds Direct Summer Designer Showcase in Oklahoma City and Virginia Beach. Save up to 20% on your purchase (see store for more information).

Wedding band expert Howard will be in Oklahoma City’s Diamonds Direct (across from Penn Square Mall) to help make your purchase a breeze.

Don’t miss delicious hors d’oeuvres served Friday night (5:30 PM – 7:30 PM) by Aunt Pittypat’s Catering. Enjoy sips of wine from Banfi Vintners as well.

If you live near Virginia Beach, Rick will be at the local Diamonds Direct to help answer all of your questions about choosing the right metal, what’s the right width for your wedding band and just about anything else you may have on your mind regarding bridal jewelry.

Friday night treat will be offered by Ruth’s Chris Steak House (5:00 PM – 7:00 PM).

Both wedding band experts will have an expanding selection of Novell wedding bands on hand. Don’t miss the opportunity to shop this special expanded collection.

Summer Designer Showcase – July 26 – 28, 2019

Diamonds Direct Virginia Beach
4452 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 837-0288
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Diamonds Direct Oklahoma City
5521 North Pennsylvania Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
(405) 608-8802
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Show hours:
Friday – 10:00AM until 8:00PM
Saturday – 10:00AM until 8:00PM
Sunday – 12:00PM until 6:00PM

If you live in Raleigh or San Antonio, be sure to ask to see Novell during the Summer Designer Showcase at those local Diamonds Direct stores as well.

Diamonds Direct San Antonio
15900 La Cantera Pky, Bldg 18
San Antonio, TX 78256
(210) 247-9197
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Diamonds Direct Raleigh
4401 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 571-2881
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See Novell Wedding Bands This Weekend at Diamonds Direct Cleveland

Hello, Cleveland!

Be sure to pay a visit to Diamonds Direct in Cleveland this Friday through Sunday (July 19 – 21, 2019) for their Summer Designer Showcase!

Novell’s Wedding Ring Specialist Howard will there with hundreds of Novell wedding bands on hand – most brought in just for the event.

Buy these wedding bands at Diamonds Direct Cleveland

Fantastic appetizers provided by The Capital Grille (Lyndhurst, OH) will be passed around on Friday from 5PM to 8PM.

Showroom opens Friday and Saturday from 10AM-8PM. Sunday from 12PM-6PM. Save up to 20% (ask store for further details).

Here’s more information:
Diamond Direct Cleveland
2101 Richmond Rd.
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 273-2812
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Diamonds Direct Summer Designer Showcase (July 12 -14, 2019)

This weekend! Save up to 20% on your Novell wedding bands at the Diamonds Direct Summer Designer Showcase (July 12 -14, 2019).

Don’t miss out on the Friday night Happy Hour sips and treats while you shop for gorgeous bridal jewelry.

And remember – almost all Novell wedding bands are available in platinum, palladium, or gold. Want to make a change to a ring? Just ask!

Ask to see our designs at the following locations:

Diamonds Direct Indianapolis
8557 North River Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 575-8555

Diamonds Direct Richmond
11131 W Broad St.
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 967-0500

Diamonds Direct Charleston
1911 N Hwy 17
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 606-2558

Diamonds Direct Salt Lake City
196 E Winchester St.
Murray, UT 84107
(385) 388-4353

Diamonds Direct Summer Designer Showcase hours:

Friday and Saturday – 10AM until 8PM | Sunday – 12pm until 6pm