It's here, your wedding day! Now that the time has come shouldn’t you look absolutely fabulous?
Here are 5 top makeup and skin care dos to follow before you say I do, that are guaranteed to have you glowing all the way down the aisle.
Tip 1: It all starts with the skin. While makeup can do wonders, the true secret to a flawless bridal look first begins with your skin. It is recommended to meet with a Skin Care professional to set up a series of treatments at least two to three months prior to your big day. The sooner the better, try to avoid receiving any new skin care treatments at least one month prior to your wedding day to prevent any chemical reactions. Once you meet with a skin care professional be sure to have them place you on a at home program that you can manage yourself.
Tip 2: Do hire a professional Makeup Artist & do your research. While there are many people that prefer to do their own makeup, it is always best to hire a professional Makeup Artist for that special day. One major reason is because a professional Makeup Artist that specializes in bridal makeup should be trained to select the best products and colors to compliment the lighting, time of the wedding and overall season. Before booking a Professional Makeup Artist for your wedding, be sure to first do your research.
Here are 5 suggested questions that a bride should ask before meeting with a Makeup Artist for a consultation:
1. How many weddings have you done? Do you normally work with brides?
2. May I see your portfolio?
3. Do you have a website or blog?
4. What kinds of brands or products do you use? Is this makeup good for pictures or photography?
5. How do I book you for my wedding date? Do you require a deposit? What about a contract?
Tip 3: Select a few makeup looks & put it in writing. Your makeup on your wedding day should tell a story and have a theme. It is important that you as a bride take part in this process, began searching through bridal magazines searching for makeup looks that you would what on your wedding day. Select a few looks and bring them along with you during your makeup consultation, this will allow the makeup artist to have an idea of the look that you would like to achieve. Once the look is selected, your makeup artist should record the looks that they used during your trial run; this should be the exactly same look that they provide on your wedding day.
Tip 4: Schedule a trial run bridal makeup consultation: Because this is one of the biggest days of your life, the plan to already know your look in advance. A bridal trial run is important for the bride as well as for the Makeup Artist. This gives you both time to select the ideal look and products for your big day. It is recommended to secure your trial makeup run date at least 30 to 60 days before your big day.
Tip 5: Create a makeup timeline for the day of. Your wedding day should run smoothly, In order to ensure that your makeup and your bridal party makeup is done and ready, have your wedding planner or the makeup artist provide you with a timeline for makeup application for your special day. Once the timeline is created have someone in your wedding party ensure that the bridal party are aware of their appointment slots.
Follow these tips to ensure that your have a smooth and beautiful wedding day with timeless pictures and memories that will last a life time. For more beauty and makeup tips or to schedule a bridal makeup consultation, Dye can be contacted through Atlanta Bridal at Prima Donna Beauty & Makeup.