All of us future brides envision ourselves on our wedding day, looking as beautiful as can be. With hundreds of photographs being taken and bridal makeup needs to look flawless.
Whether or not you consider yourself an expert on makeup, the extra stress is not worth the burden on your big day.
Please ladies, do yourself a favor and hire a makeup artist. Here are some of our top tips and tricks for finding the best makeup artist for your wedding day.
Start researching makeup artists approximately 4-6 months before your wedding day, especially if your wedding is going to be in the summer time. It is crucial that you plan ahead so you can get the best makeup artist possible on your wedding date.
Have you had any friends recently wed? Did you love the brides makeup? If so, ask her who her makeup artist was. This way you can get the low down from a trusted source. If not, then searching on Yelp for local makeup artists is a great place to start. Read reviews and make sure to look at their portfolios closely before considering a trial session.
Schedule a trial run. This is extremely important. A trial run may range from $45-$100, but it's a smart investment. During the session, you can go over the look and style you want with the makeup artist and get a preview of how you will look on the big day. We do not recommend skipping out on this step.
Book your trial. We suggest trying out a couple of makeup artists first. If the first one was so-so, do not settle. Remember, this is your wedding day, we want you to look your absolute best. Try before you buy.
Book your makeup artist! You've done your research. You've met with various stylists and read countless reviews. And you've even completed at least a couple trial runs. Now you're ready to make your decision with confidence.
- Research various makeup looks. Print or clip out photos you love the most and want to emulate. You may also use pinterest for this as well.
- Bring your camera on the trial run. Have a friend or the makeup artist photograph you after they have finished your look. See how the makeup looks on camera and make any adjustments if necessary.
- Do not get a facial right before your wedding day! Do it a month or so prior. We tend to break out, or have skin irritations after facials which is why that is not a good idea right before the big day.
I hope you learned some useful information from this article and I wish you all the best in finding the perfect makeup artist for your special wedding day. Contact me today if I can help you in any way. Stay Beautiful!