Tips for brides doing their own facebeat on the big day
Prime, prime, prime.
Use a primer for the eyes, face and lips, your face will thank you for it. These will help you smooth those fine lines and prepare the skin for the steps to follow.
Use cream concealers
The build-up to the wedding is quiet stressful and those sleepless nights are bound to have an impact on your skin. Dabbing this on the undereyes will help cover those blemishes and leave you looking radiant.
Avoid products with SPF
Whilst we know how amazing SPF is for protecting the skin, it doesn’t look that pretty on wedding photos. The zinc in the sunscreen can make your face appear with a white layer on your when using flash to take photos.
Invest in a good foundation
Get an expert to advise on which foundation would suit you best. Powder foundations work well for mattifying the skin. You don’t want an oily face on your big day right?
Use waterproof mascara
With all the crying you’ll be doing, you’re going to need your eye make up to stay in place.
Have blotting papers handy
Layering your face with powder to combart shine is harmful to the skin and will make you look cakey. A great alternative is to use blotting sheets for a shine free finish.
Practice makes perfect
You don’t want to be caught confused as to which eyeshadow combination to use on the actual day. Do as many trials as you wish until you feel you’ve perfected the loook you’re going for.