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Melanie Macleod

Melanie Macleod

Contributing Beauty Editor

Melanie Macleod is Contributing Beauty Editor for Hitched. She’s written about beauty and wellness since 2014, touching on everything from finding the perfect wedding lipstick to nailing your honeymoon hair looks to the pre big day treatments actually worth your money.

Articles published by Melanie Macleod

Made Up: How to Figure Out Your Skin Type (& What to Do With the Info!)
Beauty and Wellbeing
This month, Beauty Editor Melanie learns what her skin type is and what that means for her skincare, plus she attends the launch of Sephora in the UK...
Made Up: Introducing the Ultimate Hen Do Mascara
Beauty and Wellbeing
Introducing Made Up, our Beauty & Wellness Editor's new column, where she discovers double-ended mascaras are back, and shares her skincare picks for the month ahead
What is a Twin Flame & How Do You Know If You’ve Met Yours?
Beauty and Wellbeing
More than a soul mate, a twin flame is someone you’re intensely connected to- and the best news? Everybody has one. We spoke to experts to find out what exactly a twin flame is, and how to know if you’ve found yours
17 Wedding Beauty Experts Reveal Their 'Can't Live Without It' Buys
Beauty and Wellbeing
Restock your beauty collection with our edit of expert-approved skincare and makeup buys, for your healthiest, most glowing skin for your wedding day
11 Beauty Editor-Approved Sleep Products to Help You Drift Off Before Your Wedding
Beauty and Wellbeing
Not being able to sleep is one of the worst feelings - especially when you’re busy planning a wedding. From body oil to supplements, pillow sprays to bath bombs, these are the sleep-inducing essentials to add to your routine
Best Makeup Setting Sprays for Flawless, Long-Lasting Wedding Makeup
Beauty and Wellbeing
A quick spritz of a makeup setting spray will ensure your wedding makeup stays put from first look to last dance
How To Plan An Eco-Friendly Summer Wedding
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Planning Essentials
If you’re hoping to host an eco-conscious celebration, summer is the perfect season. We spoke to award-winning wedding planners Marble Private about how to plan the day of your dreams, without being detrimental to our planet
Why Your Big Day Needs A Wedding Scent
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Beauty and Wellbeing
A scented wedding makes your special day all the more memorable, with romantic memories called upon when a candle flickers into life, a fragrance is spritzed or a body crème is lovingly applied.
Best Eyelash Growth Serums for Longer Lashes Ahead of Your Wedding
Beauty and Wellbeing
Because who doesn’t want full, fluttery lashes for their wedding? We look at what eyelash serums do, as well as which ones are the best for long lashes in time for W-day!
Best Exfoliators: The One Step Experts Never Skip for Glowing Skin
Beauty and Wellbeing
For wedding skin so glowy Harry Styles would write a song about it, exfoliators are the skincare essential you need to be using
19 Things You Need to Know Before Your Hair And Makeup Trial
Beauty and Wellbeing
Wondering if you really need a wedding hair and makeup trial? We spoke to the experts to find out (spoiler: you do)
Best Vegan and Cruelty-Free Makeup for Your Wedding, According to a Beauty Editor
Beauty and Wellbeing
Vegan makeup doesn’t mean compromising on how amazing you look on the big day. These are the vegan and cruelty free beauty buys we rate
Bridesmate, Mate of Honour and Wedding Party: Why It’s Important to Have Gender-Neutral Terms in the World of Weddings
Planning Essentials
Want to include a non-binary pal in your wedding, or looking for a gender-neutral term for someone in your wedding party? Discover 'bridesmates' and more...
35 Something Blue Ideas & the History Behind the Tradition
Planning Essentials
It’s a custom that most couples will be familiar with, but where did ‘something blue’ come from and what are the best ways to include something blue into your day?
25 Inspired Something Old, Something New Ideas to Include at Your Wedding
Planning Essentials
Thinking of including the 'something old, something new' tradition in your wedding? We've got the best ideas for following this good luck tradition
19 Stylish Wedding Trainers You'll Wear for the Big Day & Beyond
Wedding Fashion
Who says you have to wear heels on the big day? These chic wedding trainers are every bit as special as a pair of stilettos, without any of the blisters