A Guide To HD Bridal Makeup To Look Picture Perfect On Your Wedding Day

HD bridal makeup

Whether you’re a bride-to-be or a bridal MUA, HD bridal makeup is something you need to know about. It is one of the most popular bridal beauty trends that the pros and veteran brides swear by. HD bridal makeup allows you to rock your desired bridal makeup trends but in high definition. Read on to find out more about this awesome makeup trend.


What Is HD Bridal Makeup


As the name suggests, HD bridal makeup is a trend that makes the bride look impeccably gorgeous in front of the HD cameras used by photographers and videographers. It makes use of full coverage makeup products to cover texture and blemishes so that the bride looks statuesque for the cameras.


HD Bridal Makeup Step By Step


If you’re interested in opting for HD bridal makeup for your big day, here’s a lowdown of the entire process.


Skin Prep


skin prep before makeup


It is important to prep your skin well before makeup. Wipe your face clean and use a clay mask to nourish your skin. Wash your face with a mild cleanser and follow up with toner and moisturiser.


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This creamy face mask doubles as a scrub as well. It will deeply exfoliate your skin so that your skin looks smooth when topped with makeup.


Base Makeup


base makeup for hd bridal makeup


Apply primer to your face and neck. Opt for a primer according to your skin type. If your skin is oily, a mattifying primer works best. Blend a full coverage foundation on your face and neck. Apply concealer to your under eye areas, around the mouth, contours of your nose, and on blemishes. Use setting compact powder to set your base makeup.


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This fixing powder helps set makeup so that it lasts longer. It also adds a luxurious sheen to skin.

Brow Grooming


brow grooming


Groom your brows neatly and add volume so that they look thicker. Draw a line along the bottom of your eyebrows which is right above your brow bone with an eyebrow pencil. Draw hair like strokes throughout your brows. Use a spoolie brush to brush and blend the pigment. Swipe on a brow gel to hold the strands in place.


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This nifty eyebrow pencil comes with a spoolie brush on one end so that you can blend your brows products easily. It comes in different shades and offers precision brow filling on the go.

Eye Makeup


eye makeup for bride


Prep your lids with an eye primer. Apply a brown base eyeshadow and blend it above the crease. Swipe on a shimmer eyeshadow that matches your wedding attire on your lids. Define your lash lines with eyeliner and eye kajal. Stick on false eyelashes and then swipe on mascara for a dramatic effect.


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Face Sculpting


face sculpting


Opt for cream based and liquid based blush, highlighter and bronzer for the best HD bridal makeup effect. Apply bronzer to your hairline, jawline, and cheeks, and blend. Next, apply a creamy blush that best complements your skin tone on your cheeks. Blend liquid highlighter on the high points of your face for blinding glow.


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Lip Painting


lip painting for bride


Scrub your lips to remove chapped skin before makeup application. Apply lip balm to hydrate your lips and wipe off the excess product. Define your lip shape by drawing on your lip lines with a lip liner. Apply a nourishing matte lipstick on your lips. Mix two different lip colours to create your custom shade if you like.


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A set of 3 mini lipsticks in 3 different shades of red, this lip kit is perfect for bridal makeup. The lipsticks are highly pigmented and very nourishing as they contain Vitamin E.


Advantage Of HD Bridal Makeup

  • Covers Blemishes 

HD bridal makeup is meant to cover up blemishes so that they are not visible on camera. The full coverage makeup products help do this easily.


  • Matte & Long Lasting

HD bridal makeup has a matte base and that helps the makeup stay on for longer. Since weddings can be hectic and make you sweat, HD bridal makeup ensures you look fabulous throughout the event without makeup fading away.


  • No Special Equipment Required

Unlike airbrush makeup, there’s no special tools other than your basic makeup brushes and sponges required to create HD bridal makeup.


HD Makeup Vs Airbrush Makeup


Both HD bridal makeup and airbrush makeup are very popular for weddings and are widely used for brides by professional makeup artists. Here’s everything you need to know about the two to understand the difference.




The major difference between HD bridal makeup and airbrush makeup is the application technique. Airbrush makeup requires a specific airbrush tool to apply the makeup on skin. Whereas HD bridal makeup requires only basic makeup brushes and makeup sponges to apply the makeup products.


Wear Time


Airbrush makeup uses special waterproof makeup products that go into the airbrush tool. Therefore, airbrush makeup lasts for long hours which is up to 12 to 24 hours. HD makeup on the other hand does not last for so many hours even though it has steps to make the makeup sweat proof. HD bridal makeup can last up to 8 hours after which it begins to fade.


The Finish


Airbrush makeup is not suited for all skin types as it can make dry skin look flaky. But airbrush makeup works best for oily skin. HD bridal makeup suits all skin types and it effectively covers up blemishes and gives a smooth effect to the skin.


Opt for HD bridal makeup if you want to look your best on your big day. The wedding photos and videos are going to capture you at your finest.


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