When it comes to weddings, it is all about the brides. Try to remember the wedding where people made comments on the groom’s enchanting look. It hardly happens. All eyes are always on the bride. Period. Although beauty standards and makeup trends change over time, going from subtle to almost Halloween style, bridal makeup is somewhat exceptional, because it is a delicate art of making a princess out of every woman on her most special day. Bridal makeup style is more sensual, refined and sophisticated, yet it accentuates feminine beauty in a sublime manner. Here are some makeup trends that you will be seeing on wedding photos this year.
Many of the brides and bridesmaids opt for this adorable, though not easily achieved style of natural beauty. Tasteful makeup that brings out the natural beauty of the bride’s face, without excessive layers or dramatic highlighting. It is all about warm, natural colors, skillfully combined and deepened enough to create the impression of minimal makeup intervention. Little to no eyeliner, some mascara, neutral eye-shadows and subtle peachy blush blended in the cheekbone are the main features of this look. As for the lips, opt for some light pink tones.
Yes, glossy lips are back. Forget about the hideous 90’s and the bad gloss reputation, because this is nothing like that. If done properly, glossy lips can look marvelous adding a tasteful radiance to the natural or any other look. However, to achieve and maintain spotless and elegant glossy lips, scrub lips to remove any dead skin and apply lipstick, followed by lip gloss in the same shade. Make sure to avoid metallic or sparkle gloss, since it looks unnatural and tacky.
Polished Vintage Look
Old Hollywood movie stars never cease to amaze us with their style and elegance. Gently waved hair, unpretentious eye makeup, and red lips simply emanate glamour, so it is no wonder that it comes as an inspiration to many brides. Light skin tan, spotless skin face, eyeliner, mascara as well as well-groomed eyebrows are an inevitable part of this look. However, not everyone can pull off the red lipstick and look like a star. If you don’t use red lipstick, do not put it on your wedding day, unless you are completely sure that you look perfect. Opt for darker shades of red or berry lip colors.
Alluring eye makeup
Eyes are most expressive part of the face, so accentuating eyes is the most important part of bride’s makeup. If done right, simple eye makeup can do wonders, but only if it is in harmony with beautiful eyebrows and voluminous eyelashes. Determine what is the best shape of the eyebrows and apply eye-shadows in neutral colors, slightly darkened to create discreet smokey eye effect. Use high-quality waterproof mascara to add volume and length to the eyelashes. Don’t hesitate to use famous Russian volume lashes to make the eyes bigger and deeper. Falsies are a fantastic detail that brings out the timeless charm, while it looks completely natural.
We glow when we are happy or in love. However, a wedding day brings a lot of pressure, so the glowing part comes with the little help of makeup. Since the glowy look became a frequent request for makeup artists, many of them started to use a pearly highlighter. Highlighting the inner corner of the eyes, cheekbones and the area below the eyebrows will create a fine luminous look. The perfect glow without sparkling or glitter. Use warm pearl pigments and apply it to high points of the face.
Brides, silly as they are, tend to forget that wedding day is not only about looking perfect, but it is about feeling perfect. It is about celebrating love and starting a new life chapter with someone who knows exactly how ravishing they are, without the smokey eyes or makeup glow. No makeup artist can paint a happy smile on a face or that special glow in the eyes that people share when they are truly in love. Makeup trends will come and go, but the real essence that makes the bride beautiful will remain the same: radiating happiness and love.