You’ve got the dress, the shoes (yay shoes!), the jewelry, and the veil. What about your makeup? Are you a natural look bride or a glam look bride? Me, I’m a glam bride. I love makeup and I love making a bold statement with it. From a smokey dark plum eye to a coordinating lip, I plan to pile it on for my wedding day look. Here’s a look at the inspiration for my own wedding day face:
No matter your makeup style, you definitely want to do a test run or two prior to your big day. If you are going to DIY, I suggest heading to the makeup counter with your inspiration photo in hand and get some assistance in picking out the right products to achieve your desired look. Then, take advantage of the free makeup application to get some pointers on how to recreate the look come wedding day.
For those brides looking to have a makeup pro do the work, word of mouth is the best way to find a great wedding makeup artist. Check with your hair stylist, married friends or their married friends to get referrals to local artists. Other sources are local bridal magazines and bridal shows. Be sure to schedule a trial and that at least one trial is included as part of your wedding day package (this is typical of most makeup artists).
Here’s a bit of wedding day beauty inspiration for both natural and glam look brides. What are your plans for your own wedding look? I’d love to hear from you!