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Want To Do Your Own Makeup On Your Wedding Day? Here’s A Step-By-Step Guide

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If you had to pick one moment for your makeup to well and truly play ball, your wedding day would likely be up there. Dewy, but not disco ball-esque, natural but not dull - and it has to be sweat-proof and camera-proof for obvious reasons. That said, not every bride wants a makeup artist to paint her face on her wedding day. No one knows your contours, your skin texture, or how makeup tends to settle on your face like you do. So if you want to take control of how you look on your wedding day and do your own makeup. Bravo.

 

It could be a little nerve-wracking to create your own beauty look because it isn’t just any day; it’s your big day. In addition to making sure your makeup holds up, you want to look damn good in photos. Wanna know how to do bridal makeup step-by-step? Have no fear: as we’ve rounded up top tips on doing your own wedding day makeup for all brides-to-be and shop the best bridal beauty products along the way.

 

The Step-By-Step Guide To Do Bridal Makeup Along With Product

 

If you’re thinking of DIY-ing your wedding makeup, keep scrolling through to find out how to do bridal makeup using products in your makeup kit like a pro.

 

Step 1: Cleanse & Tone

 

CTM is the basic step towards healthy and clean skin. Cleanse and tone your face to make sure it’s free from any impurities or makeup.

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Step 2: The Prep Step

 

Kiara loves rocking a glowy, dewy skin and all her IG posts are proof. All you need to do is give your face a 2-minute massage with your go-to creamy moisturizer. 


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This moisturiser is like a generous hug for your face and can brighten even the dullest complexions. This rosehip oil and vitamin-rich treat is an instant thirst quencher for parched skin and will give your skin a subtle iridescent glow.

Step 3: For Luminous Base

 

Then, apply a layer of primer to ace a luminous base. This will help set the set of the makeup products up for success.

 

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This one is a true multi-tasker and a cult-favourite for all good reasons. The multi-action balmy formula instantly blurs pores and reduces excess oil so you get your base in place on a silky-smooth canvas. The tinted formula will prolong your makeup and give an instant brightness boost and there’s a subtle hint of yellow to revive dull, tired skin. We just love it!

 

Step 4: Colour Correct

 

If you have scars and blemishes that you want to hide effortlessly. Dab on a colour corrector. It’s the makeup solution to a bevy of skincare issues that influencers and experts alike rely on to achieve that perfect glow. 

 

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Featuring a light, oil-free, 24-hour long-lasting cream-powder formula, this little palette is packed with the power of a primer, concealer, foundation, compact with SPF 30 and two colour correctors.

 

Step 5: Conceal

 

Once done with the colour corrector, apply a creamy concealer to cover any uneven patches.

 

Step 6: For That Picture-Perfect Base

 

Wait for at least 5 to 10 minutes to ensure the products really sink into your skin. Then, with a damp sponge, apply a medium to full coverage foundation on the face, blended down to your neck. Pat and blend a creamy concealer under the eyes and on any scars and blemishes. 

 

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Step 7: For The Perfect Arch

 

Fill in any gaps in the brows with your eyebrow pencil and brush them in place with a spoolie. If you’re blessed with fuller eyebrows, you can just use a clear brow product to set it in place.


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Step 8: Prime Those Lids

 

Apply an eye primer all over the eyelids to ensure your makeup stays put all night long.

 

Step 9: To Nail That Natural Eye Makeup

 

Apply a brown-nude matte eyeshadow on the outer crease of your eyes to define the sockets. Then, take a darker shade of brown and apply it slightly below the light brown shade. Blend the two together using a clean fluffy brush. This will help in giving depth to the eyes. Next, apply a gold eyeshadow all over your lids and grab a kohl eyeliner to apply liner on the upper lash line and smoke it out using a fluffy makeup brush.

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Step 10: To Nail An Out-Out Look

Grab an eyeshadow brush to blend a nude brown eyeshadow shade out on the outer crease of your eyes and below your lash line too. Then, apply a gold eyeshadow on your eyelids using a flat shader brush. Apply some kohl along the upper and lower water line. Line your upper lash line with kohl liner. Coat your lashes in mascara or stick on a pair of falsies. 

 

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We drool over this palette because of its versatility. If you’re looking for one eyeshadow palette that does everything, this is the one to pick. With a stunning range of neutrals, browns and shimmery hues, it’s perfect for getting creative with your eye makeup look. 

Step 11: Set With Powder

 

Dab a setting powder only on areas where you tend to get oily a tapered brush to retain max glow.

 

Step 12: Curl 

 

Curl your lashes using an eyelash curler.

 

Step 13: Apply Mascara

 

Coat your lashes with a volumizing mascara.

 

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Step 14: Apply Falsies

 

To nail that fuller flutter, stick on a pair of falsies.

 

Step 15: Contour For Sculpted Look

 

Take a darker shade of concealer and use it to sculpt your face. Apply it across the temples, hairline and jawline, and along the hollows of your cheeks. Use a damp sponge to press and dab the creams into the skin. 

 

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Step 16: For Flushed Cheeks

 

Dap a few dots of peach blush that matches the eyeshadow tone on the apple of your cheeks and blend, try to blend all the harsh edges before the product dries out. 

 

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Step 17: Highlight

 

Apply a liquid highlighter on the high point of your face including your cheekbones and the bridge of your nose.

 

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If you love a liquid highlighter, this is the highlighter to call on. It feels undetectable, and the glow factor is buildable, super wearable, and totally believable. Beauty mavens praise it for exactly that, noting that it’s perfect for everyday use.

Step 18: To Ace The Pout Line Your lips

 

Just prep your lips, focus the liner on the outer corner of your lips before lightly feathering it around the rest of the mouth. 

 

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Step 19: Apply That Head-Turning Lipstick Hue

 

Fill it in with a similar lipstick hue. All you need is a great liner-lipstick lip combo to master the trick.

 

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Step 20: For Skin That Freakin’ Glow

 

Seal the deal by spritzing an illuminating makeup setting spray to ensure your makeup lasts all night long. Yes, it is that simple!

            

FAQs

 

What are the bridal makeup tips for beginners?

 

Keep in mind to moisturise your skin really well before you go ahead with the rest of your makeup. Prime your face nicely to ensure your makeup lasts long. Always use the right makeup tools when working those eyes and remember that blending is key to gorgeous makeup.

 

Can we do bridal makeup at home?

 

Yes, if you’re confident of your skin, you could do it yourself at your home.

 

H3: Which bridal makeup is best?

 

Bridal makeup ranges from natural to bold glam. The best makeup for you will depend on your beauty aesthetic, personality as well as the choice of your wedding attire. Keep in mind to match your look with your lehenga and jewellery.

 

What do I need for bridal makeup?

 

You’ll need the base products such as primer, foundation, concealer, contour kit, colour corrector, etc as well as eye makeup and lip products to ace the full beat makeup look.

 

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Now that you know how to do bridal makeup, get ready to turn heads with your next-level makeup skills!