|Bridal Makeup & Dressing Tips - Bridal
Bridal Makeup & Dressing Tips
understand the difference between everyday makeup and the type of
application that will enhance their beauty in wedding photos. For
brides, the choice is simple -- learn the proper techniques from a
makeup artist months before the wedding, or simply invest in a
professional application on the day of the event.
For Perfect Photos
For perfect photos ,
apply foundation evenly. Use a long lasting matte finish and end with a
dusting of pressed powder. Be sure to keep pressed powder handy for
touch up; you don't want a shiny nose or forehead in your pictures!
Remember to match powder to your foundation color. Be sure to blend it
well along the jaw line.
Avoid heavy eyeliner
It'll only make your eyes look smaller. Pass on false eyelashes, too.
They can cast a shadow beneath the eyes. Instead, accent the outer
corner of eyes with black or gray eyeliner.
Choose bridal makeup
Choose bridal makeup that's on the understated side. Our best
suggestion, select a professional makeup artist with experience in
Because skin tends to break out
Because skin tends to break out or look flushed after a facial, be sure
to schedule your facial at least one week before your wedding.
To keep your hands soft
To keep your hands soft apply our rich non greasy Hand Crème before
going to bed, then put on a pair of white cotton gloves. While you
sleep, the gloves will hold in body heat and help the hand crème
penetrate. In the morning, you hands will feel softer and smoother. (
This trick works great on feet, too !)
Light colors such as
pastels reflect more light and hence enhance the volume of a person.
Advisable for persons on the slimmer side.
Dark colors such as
blacks and burgundy, by virtue of reflecting lesser light diminish the
volume of the wearer and are advisable for persons on the stouter side.
Short persons should avoid wearing
clothes with contrasting colors. Fabrics
Banaras koras, brocades
These fabrics have always been, are and will always be intrinsic to
dressing for weddings in Indian culture. They remain a favorite with the
designers as they are versatile and lend themselves to unlimited
possibilities as far as embroidery is concerned.
Satin has a luxurious, rich and glossy feel. It is used as lining of
expensive outfits. Satin is a versatile material for embroidery and can
carry considerable embroidery weight.
Lycra / Lurex
This fabric hugs the body and provides a close fit. Hence, it is
necessary that the wearer has a good figure else it would accentuate
features of the body that are not as attractive. Embroidery on lycra /
lurex is limited and requires a special technique.
Laces / Nets
This fabric conveys a fresh, young, pretty, dream-like feel. Delicate
embroidery is preferred on lace while net is more versatile and lends
itself to a wider range of embroidery.
Dressing for the ceremony
Engagement and Wedding
These being the most auspicious of wedding ceremonies, the clothes worn
are almost always traditional, primarily dictated by the background and
culture of the person.
The clothes designed for the reception tends to be the most elaborate