DO YOUR OWN WEDDING MAKEUP
Helder Diego You don’t necessarily need to hire a pro to primp you for your wedding day. To fine-tune your makeup skills, we asked Bobbi Brown to share her secrets for creating the ultimate (easy!) bridal look.
What is your makeup philosophy for brides? “I believe on your wedding day you should look like yourself at your most beautiful. Play up your favourite features rather than distort or change how you look.”
What type of wedding makeup look is easy for a bride to create herself? “Bridal makeup needs to have enough colour to compensate for the whiteness of the dress. There’s a difference between everyday clothes and a wedding dress, so there should be a difference in the makeup, but it doesn’t have to be overly complicated.”
What should a bride stay away from when creating her own look? “Steer clear of trends or anything drastically different from your normal beauty routine—every bride should love how she looks in her photos 10 years from now. Stick to classic neutral shades and focus on taking your normal evening makeup up a notch.”
What key products do you recommend for a bride on her wedding day? “Start with a great moisturizer to prep skin—avoid sunblock formulas, as they can reflect light under flash photography. Even out the skin with a yellow-toned foundation stick to eliminate