As we edge closer and closer towards our wedding date, I thought I’d better crack on with my wedding make-up must-haves and ideas. I’ve accumulated quite a bit of a collection already (in fact, far too much!!), but I haven’t officially decided what my bridal make-up will look like.
In mind I want something very natural with a winged eye and nude lip. And for the evening, I’ll potentially wear a red.
Also, I thought I should mention that I will be doing my own make-up on the day, daunting task I know… but I’m incredibly fussy and I know what I like best!
For my base, I’m most likely going to use my jane iredale Smooth Affair Primer, my trusty beloved Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation, with my Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder, then my HourGlass Powder to make sure everything stays in place. For blush, I’m a little undecided whether to wear my HourGlass Dim Infusion Blush or my NARS Orgasm Blush. But I also really want to trial HourGlass’ Etheral Glow blusher as well.
For the ultimate highlight, I really want to purchase Becca’s Jacqlin Hill Champagne Pop Highlighter as everybody has nothing but great things to say about it. And then I’ll set it all in place with my Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.
For eyes, I’m most likely to have a gold shimmery eye. I really like the By Terry Ombre BlackStar Eye Pencils, they look beautiful. But I also have the Naked 2 palette, Charlotte Tilbury palettes and my favourite NARS Laser Cut Eye, Cheek and Lip palette… choices, choices.
I will also be wearing a winged eye of course. I’ve never actually invested in a high-end liquid eyeliner would you believe – so I’ve got my heart set on the Guerlain Liquid Eyeliner. If that isn’t any good, I really want to get my hands on Stilla’s Liquid Eyeliner again.
I’m also trailing out waterline pencils – I have the world’s most watery eyes and even the Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner pencils don’t stay put!
I’ve heard good things about Charlotte Tilbury’s rock and kohl eye pencils so maybe I will give those a go. And, for mascara, I really like Lacome’s HYPNOSE mascara at the minute. It stays put all day!
In case you’re interested, I wore Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation, NARS’ Luster blusher, The Balm Mary Lou highlighter, MAC’s Brave lipstick, the eyeshadow and lipgloss from the NARS’ Laser Cut Eye, Cheek and Lip palette and set then in place with MAC’s Fix+ spray. I also had eye-lash extensions in :).
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You need to take extra care of your make up, dress & jewelry if you are the bride because everyone will be looking at you in the whole wedding.
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What lovely hair colour?is that natural?thanks!
It’s dyed! It’s nice and easy, an auburn colour. Not sure on the exact packet. x