Bridal Make Up : The Key to Looking Stunning on Your Wedding Day

July 13, 2013 by yummytrips  
Published in Beauty

A bride will always want to look her very best on the day of her wedding. This means that everything needs to be done right.

A bride will always want to look her very best on the day of her wedding. This means that everything needs to be done right. This includes the dress, hair and make-up. With many photographs being taken, both close up and from a distance it is important to make sure that the make-up looks really good. There is a selection of ways that you can make sure that the bride feels her best.

Get a Trusted Person to do the Make-Up

It is important to get a trusted person to do the brides make up. She may feel happy doing it herself, if she has been doing it herself for her whole life. However, she may prefer o have someone else do it. Sometimes a friend or family member is skilled enough to do it or a professional may be paid to do it. It may depend on budget to some extent but also on the requirements of the bride.

Practice Beforehand

It is a good idea to have a trial run at the make-up. This will allow different colours, types and styles to be experimented with until the desired look is achieved. It can be a good idea to take photos of the different looks so that they can be easily compared. This also helps with seeing how well they work in a photo.

If the bride has sensitive skin, this is also wise as they will know whether they are any products that they react to and therefore need to avoid.

It can be a good idea to do all of the bridal party too, if they will all be using new products on the day and having the same person do the make-up.

Buy Quality Products

It is important to make sure that the bride feels her best on the day. Using good quality make up should help with this as she will feel like something special is being used. Quality products will also stay on longer, which will help her to keep looking great for longer. They should also look better anyway. If there are specific brands that she tends to use regularly, then these could be the best ones to use, although it can be worth trying out different ones. It may be that she wants to try more expensive ones as it is her special day.

Leave Lots of Time

It is important to make sure that you leave a lot of time to do the make-up on the day. There will be hair to do as well, but having a bride worrying if she will be ready on time is not good. Make sure there is more time than necessary available so that if someone is not ready in time or make-up needs to be redone for some reason, there is plenty of time to do it. It will also mean that the person doing the make-up will be more relaxed and able to do a better job, without having to rush. 

Article by Chris

Chris is a professional photographer specializing in wedding photography. He occasionally offers freelance assistance to to Matt Stallone an  long island event photographer with skills ranging from wedding photography to newborn photography. 

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