Top Tips For Getting The Best Hair And Make Up On Your Wedding Day
For most women getting married is one of the most important days of their lives, therefore it is so important that everything is just right. Hair and Make Up is an essential part of how you look and feel on the day. You want to look amazing and yet still feel like you, you want a style that will compliment your features and your dress yet feel comfortable and have the staying power to last until the end of the day.
When choosing an artist for your wedding day make sure you do your research. All experienced wedding hair and make up artists will have a body of work, a great opportunity for you to view other brides and to see the work that they have done. Consider all the options that are available from the artist and make sure you have discussed other party members (bridesmaids, mother of the bride etc.) and all additional travel options (Most artists will travel to you on your wedding day just make sure you have discussed location and additional fees).
It is important that you choose a hair and make up style that will also compliment your dress. If you are working with a stylist on this bring as much visual information as possible to the trial. Have a strong idea of what you wish to create but be flexible as the stylist will work with your natural features and will create a version of the style you have in mind.
Feeling happy and confident with your hair and make up styling is key to your happiness on the day and as important as the dress in my opinion. A trial is a good way to not only meet the artist you have chosen for your wedding day but to try out various styles until you have found something that is just right. Stay in control and only choose a look you are 100% happy with. Where possible wear the style before the day to see how you feel. Perhaps have the trial before meeting a friend to get a second opinion. If your not comfortable you must keep making changes until you are.
Are you wearing a headdress or hairpiece? Sometimes this will have a huge impact on the style created on the day. If you have something very strong and visual you may choose a more understated style as not to detract from the piece. If you have chosen not to wear anything you could perhaps be more creative with the hairstyle instead. Some brides have this sorted prior to the trial session however most stylists will offer guidance in this area and will have plenty of experience with hair accessories and will be happy to offer advice.
You of course want to look your best in pictures therefore you want a good make up application that is applied properly and guaranteed to stay. If doing your make up yourself on the day you may want to consider using a primer or a setting spray. Other wise make sure you have a good pressed powder with you so you can deal with any shine that may occur during the day.
Use a waterproof liner and mascara! If you are working with a stylist insist that they use a waterproof product wherever possible. Also choose a good lip product that is going to stay. Try one out before the day to check it is going to last and have the lipstick to hand throughout the day for touch ups.
Lipstick and Curls would love to discuss your special day further. Why not get in touch so we can offer more advice and tips on your chosen hair and make up style.