Do’s and Dont's For Your Wedding Makeup

Monday, December 3, 2018

You've got the dress sorted, now it's time to think about your all-important wedding beauty...

Wondering where to start? We’ve put together some bridal makeup dos and don’ts to make sure you look flawless!


Take care of your skin

Having a thorough day and night skincare routine is so important at least 3-6 months before the wedding to ensure your skin is ready for the big day!

Gemma says: “A good skin base will help with how makeup looks and stays onto the skin throughout the day.”

Bride getting ready with her gorgeous up do

Have a make up trial before your wedding

Having a trial will allow you to visualise how you'll look on the day!

Gemma says: “This is your opportunity to perfect your look for the big day so you can relax and feel confident and happy that you are going to look your absolute best walking down the aisle.”

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Bring references

Have an idea of what look you’d like to go for?

Gemma says: “It is so important for your artist to understand the look and style that you are going for as well as the general theme and style for the whole day. Start by gathering inspiration images of hair and makeup you love together ahead of your trial to discuss.”

Wedding day - Makeup and Hair ready


Be scared to go the extra mile

This is the one day of your life you can go the extra mile. You don’t need heaps of makeup, but you do want your look to have the wow-factor.

Gemma says: “You are the bride and you want to stand out for all the right reasons - this is your one and only big day!”

Wear an SPF

If you are having any flash photography, it is recommended not to wear an SPF as the flash will bounce off the skin making you look washed out. Gemma says: “We’ll be sure to test your makeup your trial by taking a photo with a flash!”

Worry about trends

You’ll have to live with photos from your wedding for the rest of your life, so it’s best to avoid extremely on-trend statement looks and opt for something a little more classic.

Gemma says: “Remember, we want your to look like you, at your very best, with makeup that enhances your natural beauty.” Find out a bit more on Best Beauty Products for a natural Bridal look.

Find your perfect look that makes you feel like the best version of yourself and that will work in those all-important wedding photos by booking a trial for your wedding hair and makeup today.


Hungry for more info head over to wedding make up and hair mistakes to avoid! xx

Ella Delancy

Ella lives in West London with her partner, Will.

She loves nothing more than a crisp white wine on a summer’s day, poring over blogs and guides to choose her next exciting travel destination.


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