Wedding Makeup: 5 Top Tips

Image Credit @ Camilla Akrans for Vogue China

You’ve said ‘yes’ to the proposal and ‘yes’ to the dress and now it’s time to plan the perfect wedding makeup look. But where to start? When it comes to wedding beauty, there are some nonflexible and fast rules that you should never break. The key to creating a perfect wedding squint is something that’s fresh and natural unbearable to squint unconfined in real life, but perfected and long-lasting to squint gorgeous in pictures. My years of working on red carpet looks combine these same needs, so if you’re looking for wedding makeup tips, you’ve come to the right place! Here are my five key tips to getting it right…

Image Credit @ Camilla Akrans for Vogue China


Wedding Makeup Top Tips

Skin First

As always, you need to focus on your skin and the rest of the squint will fall into place from there. Take superintendency in the run-up to your big day to stave anything that causes break-outs on your skin and cleanse thoroughly every night to stave pore blockages. You might want to consider a pre-wedding facial. The morning of your wedding you should start with a thorough but gentle cleanse so that your skin is wipe and fresh surpassing you (or your makeup artist) start applying makeup. If you have oily skin, add a mattifying lotion to the T-zone.

Matte Vs Glow

Radiant glowing skin tends to squint weightier in real life, but you want to stave glut shine for your wedding pictures. So, a combination of the two is the weightier option for your base.

Add Colour

Don’t be wrung to add some colour to your wedding squint – expressly if you’re opting for a archetype white wedding dress. You don’t want to squint too washed out, so opt for a lip colour at least two shades brighter than your skin tone, a warm pink looks pretty and feminine but fun. Alternatively, if you finger increasingly well-appointed in a matte nude lip, be playful with your vision with a tiny hint of shimmer or warm copper tones.

Image Credit @ Camilla Akrans for Vogue China

Set makeup

Remember that the difference between this makeup squint and your usual style is that this one needs to last (and squint fabulous) all day. Use a product such as MAC Prep Prime Fix to set your makeup in place so that it lasts all day.

Pack Supplies

However flawless your makeup (and however well you set it) you will need to touch up during the day (especially if you cry!). Ensure you have a couple of products packed to perfect your squint throughout the day. A mattifying powder and a lipstick or gloss are the wool minimum you should have with you – ask your bridesmaid to alimony hold of them and to be ready with the powder surpassing you pictures or whenever you’re looking a little shiny!

Finally… Don’t forget to smile. Trust in your makeup versifier and/or your bridesmaids to tell you what needs touching up and just enjoy your day.


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