The first rule of Bridal Makeup is “Keep it matte and simple”.
You really cannot do so much damage if you have this rule stuck in your head, engraved in your heart and stick by it on your Wedding day. The worst thing you can do to yourself as regards Makeup for your wedding is doing too much. The bad part? The difference between a beautiful translation of Makeup and a Disaster is just a little extra stroke of the brush! UuurgghH right?
In the next few lines, I’d show you quickly how you can avoid a Bridal Makeup disaster on that special day and have you glowing as beautifully as you ought to.
While remembering the first rule – “Keep it Matte and Simple”, Ensure the following
As a bride, your Makeup should be a reflection of your inner princess. You are the center of attraction for the day and the plan is to have you walking down the aisle looking like a real life Princess. So think about this for a minute, what makes princesses stand out in Fiary tales?
– Clean, perfect glowing skin
– Soft lips
– Bright eyes that flutter like butterflies
– Perfect smile
Now when you translate this to Makeup, this is what you want to achieve. So you have to pay attention to every detail as regards your Skin condition, especially your face and shoulders, Your eyes, your lips, your cheeks.
*Ensure that you have a perfectly tone matching foundation, which is great for your skin type as well. You want to exude perfection as best as you can, so your skin has to be flawless.
*Achieve glow by using a warm bronzer on your cheeks and entire T-zone area
*To make your eyes pop, perfectly groomed and filled in brows is your best bet. When your brows are neatly groomed and arched just right, your face would be framed better.
*Whatever you do, do not underestimate the magic of eyelash extensions. Working with strip lashes would save you a lot of stress and heart aches. And what’s more? They are so easy to use and would transform your eyes from bland to happy fluttering butterflies in minutes!
The length or volume of the lashes that you choose however is key. Do not overdo this to avoid achieving the very opposite of what you intend.
*Do not use very dark colors of makeup, eyeshadows, blush, lipsticks and glosses. You must stay clean and fresh with your Bridal makeup and understand that Princesses do not wear drag queen Makeup. Unless of cause this is a traditional wedding, your Makeup should exude flawless softness.
*Stay away from too much shine and shimmer from eyeshadows or lip glosses. Remember to keep it matte.
If you cannot afford a Professional Makeup artist on your wedding day, just remember these tips and you would know what is right from wrong! What if you hire a Makeup artist? Then of course you would know what to expect, and when you don’t feel right about something, ensure your makeup artist hears your opinion.
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