The Perfect Bridal Makeup for Your Wedding Day

It's important that your makeup look its absolute best for your wedding day. Whether you plan to marry on a beach at noon or at night under the stars, by keep your makeup simple you will look and feel great.

You don't want to much, nor too little, a natural look is very important. This is not the time to be experimenting with new looks. Your makeup should enhance your beauty not hide it. Here are some tips to help with you achieve your perfect bridal makeup:

If you are having a facial done, make sure it is at least two weeks prior to your wedding. Leading up to your wedding, you will want to find a top makeup artist to do your makeup, which will maximize how you look. This is very important as you will want to be as glowing as possible and hide any imperfections so that you can be flawless when your big day comes.

TIP! Choose your wedding dress before decide on anything else, including jewelry, shoes, purse, hair or makeup design. Take your time trying on gowns and look around at different venues before making your choice.

If your skin is prone to breakouts, see your dermatologist 3 or 4 months before your wedding. Staying hydrated is important to keeping you looking refreshed. Drinking lots of water will also flush out impurities from the skin. Eyebrows should be shaped 5-7 days before the wedding. Be sure not to pluck on your wedding day because you could land up with unattractive red bumps that are difficult to cover.

One of the things that you can do to make sure that everything looks good is to choose a bathroom buddy. This person can sit next to you in the bathroom to give you another set of eyes to analyze your dress, accessories and the makeup that you will wear on your wedding day.

TIP! Follow this advice from star stylists before red carpet appearances: A week before your wedding, put on your head-to-toe big day look (hair, makeup, shoes, dress) and have a member of your wedding party photograph you. Pictures don't lie, and you may find an opportunity to tweak or update your look that you might otherwise not have thought of.

On your wedding day blend your makeup well and let set. You do not need extra makeup to please the camera  that's a myth.  Choose a lipstick that lasts. Apply just prior to walking down the isle. Go easy on the lip liner. Be sure to check that you don't have lipstick on your teeth. Line and fill mouth with a neutral pencil to make lipstick stay on longer.

For your wedding rehearsal and dinner, do not wait until the last minute to put together a “look” for your hair, makeup, attire, and accessories. This is an important and memorable part of the wedding experience, and you can create a more involved participation by using the time as a way to offer friends and loved ones, a sneak peak into the design aesthetic of your big day.

TIP! For brides-to-be, pack a beauty emergency kit and give it to your maid of honor to hold on to. This way, should your makeup smear or your hair fall out of place, you are prepared.

To lengthen wearing time of your lipstick, apply a light layer of powder over your lipstick then apply another layer of lipstick

If you are doing your own makeup, see a beauty consultant and purchase your make up at least 3 months in advance. Then practice until youÂ’ve got the perfect makeup.

Waterproof mascara is a great idea just incase you get a little weepy.

Always do a practice run, if you are hiring someone to do your makeup for the wedding. If you are doing your own make up, stick to what you know looks good. Do not neglect your hands and fingernails. Be sure to cover them up with fake nails if you have horrible looking nails. They can be purchased from a drug store or done professionally.A very light application of facial powder will set your makeup and reduce.

Keep your powder, mascara, and lipstick in your purse so you can freshen up at a moment's notice.

If you discover that dreaded pimple on your wedding day, do not squeeze it! Just apply a drop of visene to get the red out, cover with concealer, and apply foundation.

A good thing for the bride to keep in mind when it comes to weddings is to consider hiring a makeup artist to take care of any makeup needs for the big day. This is important because this way you can ensure that you look your best for you big day.Wear a button shirt when applying your makeup so you donÂ’t mess up your makeup. When slipping into your gown put a towel over your face so you donÂ’t get makeup on your wedding dress.

Avoid glittery or dewy looks, these are not very receptive for photographs and you may come out looking greasy

If your wedding is outside be sure to apply sunscreen first. A good thing for the bride to keep in mind when it comes to weddings is that if you are going to hire help with your makeup, do not be afraid to suggest that they incorporate some products that you already use and are familiar with. This will ensure that you look yourself and are comfortable with your appearance.

TIP! A good thing for the bride to keep in mind is that you want to make sure that to have an emergency makeup kit on hand for your special day. This is helpful in case of last minute situations that might cause your makeup to get messed up.

Water based foundation looks most natural in photos

For eye contouring, apply a dark but neutral in the crease of the eye. You can line the upper and lower lids (optional) with brown or grey shadow, smudging the outer corners

If you need to make your eyes look wider or brighter, use a white pencil to line the inside of the lower lids.

If you are having only one beautician doing all of the makeup and hair styles, you should be sure that the bride is the last to have it done. Fresh makeup and hair is going to make all the difference in the appearance of the bride on her big day.Don't get too much sun before your wedding. Sunburns, peeling skin and tan lines can sabotage your special day.

Make certain your wedding photographer is not using grainy film, because no matter how good your makeup is, with grainy film it will not look good

Make sure your wedding photographer is using high quality film so your photos do your wedding makeup justice

A good thing for the bride to keep in mind when it comes to weddings is to make sure that your makeup is of the waterproof variety. This is important so that it does not run in case of tears, sweat, and rain – all of which may happen on your wedding day.

TIP! Note when it comes to weddings is to make sure that you do not overdo your makeup if you are doing it yourself. This is important because you need to look like yourself, not some overdone person that nobody will recognize.

For your makeup to look good in your photos, it must be completely matte and in neutral tones, brides usually prefer a little color. Pastels look soft and pretty, but avoid glitter, shimmer and frosted eyeshadows.

Shine is the #1 enemy for photos.

Don't apply white or black eye shadow

A good thing for the bride to keep in mind when it comes to weddings is that if you do have an imperfection in your makeup that it is a far better technique to fix it as you would a stain in clothing – dab and blot instead of rubbing or wiping.

TIP! Make sure that your makeup blends well. You want to make sure that you cannot see any lines on your face or neck because this will ruin your pictures and cause you to look awkward for your special day.

Olive complexions should not use gray shades

Pale complexions should not use vibrant colors.

To relieve stress you can have a makeup artist do your wedding day makeup. If you enjoy doing your own makeup but need some more tips, visit a makeup consultant.

Take advantage of the DIY trend and do you own makeup on your wedding day. Study magazines or blogs to learn more about photo-friendly makeup, then go to town. You will look like a glammed-up version of yourself, rather than a makeup artist's idea of what you should look like.

TIP! It is easy to overlook the basics in the midst of your large scale wedding planning. Besides the important things like selecting a venue, choosing a caterer, and picking out a dress, you will also need to make sure you have makeup, tissues, and maybe even some Advil.

It's your day! You are going to look absolutely beautiful!