Every bride dreams of having the perfect wedding, which is why it takes a lot of planning and organising. From the experts who will work on your bridal look to the suppliers for your wedding reception, everything has to be well-thought off. This meticulous planning is particularly important for DIY brides or those who wish to be able to save costs on wedding details that they can do themselves, like makeup.
Here are four tips for makeup that will surely make you the most beautiful bride your groom has ever seen:
1. Prep your skin at least a month before your wedding date.
Not everyone is diligent with their skin care routine, but if you’re one of those brides-to-be who just got those custom made engagement rings Sydney gentlemen give their loved ones, then it’s time to begin a therapeutic skin regimen. Regular facials can improve the texture of your skin, and smooth skin makes the best base for any makeup. Schedule regular treatments to brighten your complexion and give you younger-looking and supple skin. Skip any abrasive or new procedures a month before your wedding date to avoid risks of irritation.
2. Have a trial wedding makeup.
Whether you’re hiring a makeup artist or doing your own makeup like the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, you have to schedule a trial run. The Duchess preferred to do her own wedding day make-up noting that she knows her own face, and there’s no doubt she looked fabulous on the day she married Prince William. So, make sure you know what cosmetics and makeup style work best for your face. Cliche as it may be, practice does bring about perfection, which translates to your perfect wedding day make-up.
If you’re hiring a professional makeup artist, you definitely need to schedule a trial run. Not only will you be able to test your envisioned bridal look, but you will also get a feel of how comfortable you are with these people. You’ll want to see if you can work well together for a smooth wedding preparation. You can book their services at least six months beforehand and schedule a trial makeup a month or two prior to your wedding. Or, you can schedule the trial makeup as a test for their services, so you don’t end up working with stressful people on your big day.
3. Don’t go overboard with the makeup.
On other days, sure, go ahead and be more adventurous. But, on your wedding day, make sure you put on enough cosmetics to make you look elegant but still look like yourself. Your radiant, glowing skin will already be enough to make heads turn when you walk down the aisle. Also, wedding photos are timeless keepsakes that you’ll want to pass on to your next generations and, of course, you’d want your future grandchildren to know it was you in the picture with their grandfather.
A timeless choice for a bridal makeup look is to go with rosy cheeks, tinted lips, and lightly defined eyes. Wearing false eyelashes will make your eyes stand out in photographs.
4. Wear long-lasting, waterproof makeup.
Don’t scrimp on the products you will be using. Buy an excellent quality primer that will keep your makeup in place until the very last guest has left the wedding reception. Cover last-minute breakouts with top-class concealers and translucent powder. Wear long-lasting and waterproof volumising mascara and eyeliners that will withstand the entire day, with possibilities of some waterworks.
Keep a touch-up kit with a lip gloss, blush on, powder, and cotton swabs handy on your wedding day.
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