Your big day has been long awaited by you and your soon to be life-long partner. Whether you’ve dreamt of your wedding day for years or you briefly want some suggestions for your beauty regime we suggest products from all price ranges.
“Soft, flawless makeup is always on trend for brides. However in 2019 you can update this slightly with the use of a bolder brow or perhaps a more smokey eye. Bridal makeup is moving away from strictly conventional trends and we are seeing more experimentation so don’t be afraid to try something different.”-Award winning makeup artist and skincare expert, Stacey Whittaker
Wedding make-up is a big business, and as for the skincare prep… we know how important it is for your skin to look naturally radiant on your day. All eyes are on you and you can feel it, so make sure you feel confident before even applying make-up.
“One of the biggest skincare mistakes I see people make and the cause of many skin issues is not cleansing the skin properly…. Never underestimate the power of a good cleanser!”- Jane Scrivner.
If you’re applying thicker make-up more than usual, or building up a variety of skincare combinations you need to keep moisturisers as lightweight as possible. Using a Vitamin C serum will effortlessly hydrate your skin, leaving a perfect base for make-up to sit on, without feeling thick and oily by the end of the day.
A waterproof mascara is a must on your wedding day considering it’s one of the most emotional days of your life. Not only this, but if you get flustered or hot throughout the day the last thing you need is panda eyes.
“The 5-in-1 supercharged formula curls, volumizes, lengthens, locks lashes into place and stays put under water. I’m a chronic eye rubber so I wear mine everyday and I’m yet to find formula that beats it.” -Ariane Poole
If you need a little more of a boost than just a mascara, KISS designs eyelashes with a natural look to stop you feeling overwhelmed. If you’re like me and have hooded eyelids, eyelashes are a must as they open my eyes up and change the whole look of my face.
This edition of hair products can be used together or individually to create the perfect do’. Leaving your hair feeling hydrated, soft and easy to style the smell of coconut makes your feel reassured your hair is nourished for the big day.
Clinically proven to reduce the production of sebum on the skins surface, this product helps to balance the oil appearing on your face. During your wedding it’s important to feel confident, I know one of my pet peeves is when my t-section is looking shiny and greasy.
Contrary to popular belief, Frankincense Oil isn’t just for Christmas… it’s for weddings too. This anti-inflammatory and anti-septic oil helps to calm irritated skin and encourage the healing of acne, sores or blemishes meaning it’s ideal for the countdown when everything needs to be perfect.
How will you be preparing for saying ‘I do’?
Text: Ellie Botti
Images: Adarci, Waitrose, Tamaar, Palmers, Ariane Poole, Jane Scrivner, Marc A. Sporys