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Best Bridal Makeup Tips

Sujata Iyer Nov 28, 2018
You'll definitely need the best bridal makeup tips to look stunning on your wedding day. Here, you'll get all the help you need.
No woman looks prettier than she does on her wedding day. Walking down the aisle, with a look of magical beauty on her face, she looks like something out of a Disney princess movie. And why not? She has been mentally planning and re-planning her wedding day ever since she heard/read/saw (in that order) her first fairy tale.
What actually goes on behind the scenes to put together the perfect bridal makeup look is another story altogether. The diet, trips to the spa, gym workout and many other things that brides do to ensure that they look absolutely exquisite on their wedding day. And of course, the bridal makeup!
Getting ready with the perfect makeup is a beautiful experience as when she opens her eyes after make up and hair has been set and looks in the mirror, her natural beauty has been magnified tenfold into something even more exquisite.
All the beauty tips and the numerous beauty products that she used over the last few weeks pay off perfectly. Well, let's see what all goes into getting that ultra glamorous look for the bride. We have some of the best bridal makeup tips for you along with resources on how you can use them.

Makeup Tips for Brides-to-Be

For any bridal makeup to be a success, it is essential that you know what you want to look like in the end. Either you want to go for a simple yet elegant look or you want to go all out and be a sensationally glamorous bride. Whatever you wish, you need to have the perfect makeup, so that the look you wish to portray, does in fact get portrayed.


Makeup foundation is the first, most basic of the makeup items that you absolutely must have with you. Foundation makeup helps to smoothen out your skin.
It matches the entire skin tone so that you don't appear to have patches on your face. As the name suggests, it acts as a foundation or a base for the rest of the makeup that you will be applying. Foundation can be in liquid or powder form.


The next step, after you have evenly applied the foundation is to use a concealer to hide any dark circles under your eyes.

Eye Makeup

Now begins the real task. Eye makeup is all about expressing yourself. You can have utterly gorgeous eye makeup, but it will not do you any good if you can't identify with it.
You have to be comfortable with the way you look on your wedding day. When else will you get another chance to show the world how truly beautiful you are. There is an old proverb that goes something on the lines of eyes being the windows to one's soul. If you know how to apply eye makeup properly, you'll be enhancing the most communicative part of your face.
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Eye Shadow

First among eye makeup, is the eyeshadow. The right application of eyeshadow helps to create a base for the eyeliner that you will be applying. Also, it gives a very stylish and classy look to your eyelids.


After the eyeshadow, the next thing you need to apply is the eyeliner. An eyeliner defines the outline of your eyes by highlighting them.


Once your eyeliner dries up, the next thing you need to do is accentuate those gorgeous eyelashes with some mascara. It is the last and final touch of style to your eyes that will make them look bigger and brighter!


After the eyes are done, you need to add some color to your face, else the foundation that you have applied may make you look quite pale. To be the proverbial blushing bride, you need to pick the appropriate color and tone of blush.
The color should complement the your eyeshadow and also your accessories. Most brides go for light pink to add a rose color to their cheeks. Refined subtlety is the key at a wedding. So, apply blush in a color that screams glamor but in a dignified and delicate tone. Use good quality brushes and a blush that is suitable to your skin type and skin tone.


The right lipstick will deepen the color of your lips and make them look extremely sensuous and chic. Like the blush, make sure that you do not go overboard with the color. Keep it simple and graceful and match it to the blush and eye shadow that you are already wearing.

Lip Gloss

If as a bride, you'd rather go with a lip gloss instead of a lipstick, then it's entirely your call. While lipstick adds color, a lip gloss renders sheen and sparkle to your lips along with the color.
You can use a lip gloss along with the lipstick to give more color. Alternatively, you can apply some lip balm on the lipstick or gloss to keep the shine and at the same time, protect your lips.

Makeup Remover

Once the wedding ceremony is over and you've bid goodbye to the last guests, you'll be so tired, you'll want to crawl into bed and just sleep! But you need to take off all the makeup that you've so meticulously applied. Else, it might result in skin problems.
Well, using the ample number of bridal makeup tips mentioned, you'll most certainly dazzle everyone at the wedding. One last tip, take good care of your skin before and after the wedding by eating right and exercising plenty. That's the best way to have glowing skin that will look even more gorgeous with the right makeup.