Wedding and Bridal Makeup Tips

by Jett Middleton on February 4, 2010

There is never a better to time for a bride to focus on her wedding makeup than before the actual day. Professional makeup artist Jett Middleton and her team work with brides and bridal parties to make sure they look the best on the bride’s big wedding day. Special care is taken to assure that the bride and bridesmaid’s makeup is flawless for those all-important wedding pictures.

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You have dreamed for most of your life about your wedding day. With all of the dreaming, planning, and shopping your wedding is bound to be perfect. With all of the effort that you have been putting in you do not want to forget about your own makeup design.

On your wedding day you are going to have all eyes on you. Everyone comes to see the bride. They wonder how she is going to wear her hair, what her dress will look like, and how she will have her makeup done. That is a lot of pressure to put on someone who may not be used to being in the spotlight. Because of that, you are going to want to take some time prior to your wedding day to meet with a makeup artist like Jett Middleton to get a clear idea of what you want to look like as a bride.

The truth is that your make up is going to need to be perfect throughout the day. You want to not only look blissful and radiant, but you also want to be picture perfect. A professional makeup artist can ensure that you and your entire bridal party look flawless for your day in the spotlight.

When you sit down with a makeup artist you are going to want to have a clear idea of what you are looking for. Spend some time looking through different bridal and fashion magazines taking a look at the different makeup applications. You can take in a couple of pictures of what you are looking for to your consultation and you will get even better results.

The key with bridal makeup is to stay fairly natural and classic with your look. Yes, you do want your makeup to be a bit more extreme that the makeup that you wear from day to day. However, you still want to look like yourself. Your makeup should enhance your natural beauty. You want to play up your features without overwhelming them.

Additionally, take care to not succumb to very trendy looks. Though a smoky eye might be in style now, there was a time when blue eye shadow was the height of fashion. Today, we look back at those blue eye shadow looks and laugh. That is the last thing that you want to do when you look at your wedding pictures. Instead, you want to choose neutral tones to help create an elegant and special look for your big day. Focus on rich browns, gentle creams, and smoky grays. If you do that you can be sure that when you walk down that aisle your future husband will be in awe of your beauty.

Be sure that with any makeup application that you finish it with loose powder. The loose powder will not only help to keep any excess shine away, but it will also help to set your makeup so that it lasts throughout the day. Lastly, be sure that you have your powder, lip color, and any other cosmetics that you will want for touchups throughout the day on hand on your wedding day. Remember, you are going to be celebrating into the night, and your photographer will be documenting every moment, so keeping your look flawless throughout the day is key.

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