LATEST BRIDAL MAKEUP LOOKS
A bride’s look should be naturally fresh with clear skin, and most of all beautiful.
She must look and feel comfortable on her big day.
Apply a fresh foundation base on cleaned preped skin and lightly powder your T-zone so
that you donʼt look too shiny in photographs, especially in summer.
Look for a mineral based or very ﬁne milled powder, as this wont look too heavy on the
skin, but will give a beautiful satin ﬁnish.
Matte foundation can sometimes look heavy, especially if the color chosen is
not the same as your actual skin tone. So match it perfectly, seeing it in natural daylight is
the best way to see colorʼs clearly on your skin.
# For fresh skin, you may need to touch up foundation once or twice yourself.
# A slight sheen on your skin looks more natural than a ﬂat matte ﬁnish.
# Remember It’s all about how gorgeous your skin looks.
Use a concealer, eye primer or foundation base on your eye-lids, to neutralize any darker
This Gives you a clean base to work from.
Press eye-shadow colors into your foundationed skin, or use cream eye-shadows ﬁrst,
pressing eye-shadow powderʼs on top.
Pressing colors into a damp base, can help color’s stay on longer and look as true to the
color in the pot.
If Blending colorʼs onto a damp base, you wont get a strong color, as you are brushing it
off as you apply it, this can also cause creasing of shadows with heat from your skin.
After you have pressed in color you can then blend edges for a professional ﬁnish.
FOR DAY TIME LOOK
Highlight the middle of the lid and the high point under the arch of the brow. Giving you a
natural, socket line.
With a thin edged brush, wiggle a chocolate color close to your lash-line, giving deﬁntion
to the eye and the Illusion of thicker lashes.
FOR AN EVENING LOOK
Smudge an eye-shadow color on the outer third and in along your socket line, run it thru
the top and bottom lashes, a bit further in along the top lashes for balance and appeal.
Use deeper shades to add more depth to your lash line, for more deﬁnition.
New ﬁnely milled shimmer eye-shadows give you a sheer blended ﬁnish and look
fabuolous on the skin while older style shimmery or frosty pigments can look opaque, too
heavy and dated.
A natural looking waterproof mascara is essential for weddings. Use brown for less impact
and black for more deﬁnition, or mix colors as you apply each coat.
If applying lashes, youʼll need to bring false and natural lashes together with a ﬁnal coat of
To makes sure your lashes look natural choose a ﬁne lash, slightly longer than your own
length for a pretty look or use fuller and longer lashes for more drama.
After your ﬁrst coat of mascara, apply the false lashes, then apply a few more coats of
mascara to blend natural and false lashes together. Curl your lashes with a heated lash
curler to open up and get the Illusion of lift.
Curling after mascara makes lashes easier to curl as mascaraʼs have plastic polymers,
which when activated with heat will curl beautifully. See our Applying False Lashes video
for actual application.
Brows are important to your look. It is vital on this emotional and intense occasion, that
you get a professional to groom your brows making sure theyʼre tweezed individually
rather than waxing the entire brow, as you have no control of your shape after the wax has
hit the skin.
See Brow grooming video in the TECHNIQUES section.
Moist plump and kissable is the look for brides, a softer look with a glossy ﬁnish, always
looks fresh and beautiful. Line the lips and ﬁll in with a natural pinkish brown pencil, for
shape and added staying power. Next apply lipstick in color of your choice then for
freshness cover with a transparent gloss.
Check that your chosen lip color looks beautiful and coordinates with that of bridesmaids,
and any others in your bridal party. As you can end up looking mismatched in-group
photographs, or if some have brighter or darker lips and you’ve gone for natural, you could
A beautiful look for any bride is elegant with a ﬂawless ﬁnish, new mineralʼs work well and
look stunning. Cheeks can be lit with a natural pinky or apricot sheen, by blending and
bufﬁng in mineral powders or creamʼs in your favorite color tone, along the bone, for even
higher cheeks you can use a lighter creamy pearl on the very highpoint of your bone.