Bridal makeup is not that easy and definitely requires a lot of hard work. You need to decide your look and know exactly what you want. Go ahead first with deciding your dress and then go for the makeup. Look out online for different types of dresses that you want, you can go for a designer or make your own customized one. And that’s why you will have to make sure you start preparing all of this around 3-5 months before your wedding. You cannot leave everything at the end moment. Also, remember that there are a lot of accessories that you need to make sure about and have to arrange for. There are different types of dresses that you can go for, like the lehenga style or the saree style or Punjabi style or maybe even the chaniya choli style and many others. Also, you have to decide about the bangles that you go for which is very important. The wedding dress and as well as the bangles are supposed to be in either of the colors: white, red, green, pink or maroon. There is also Mehendi as well-known as henna of which you need to take care of. Bridal henna is supposed to be really long and full of designs.
Haldi: Haldi is a very important function where basically the bride is applied the paste of turmeric and basin and many such other things that are basically yellow in color. It is supposed to be applied all over your body which makes your skin glow and has to be kept on your body all day long. In earlier times, people used to keep on their bodies for more than 10 days. But these days’ people only and only keep it for one day and remove it before sunset. After the Haldi function, there is the wedding the right next day.
Pre-Wedding Clean Up Pre-wedding clean-up is a new concept where before the wedding, basically quite some days before the bride gets a complete clean-up and all so that she is all best prepped for the wedding. Once you are done with that you are ready to go ahead.
Trial: For those who don’t know about this, there is a trial makeup session once you go for your fixing of the person who will do the bridal makeup.
Research: You can search for various videos online or various articles which will help you understand the concept of makeup. First, try doing it by yourself. Try out the basics and see if you can do it by yourself. If you are successful to do it by yourself, then good enough you might as well not need someone to do it for you. And you can save that much money and then, later on, spend it somewhere else.
The final makeup time: Clean your skin from all the previous works that have been done on your skin. Make sure you clean your face properly and then wash it with either of the face washes which will clean your skin more properly. Do not go for normal soap in such cases. Also, make sure you apply a little moisturizer. You have beautiful skin and you are pretty sure that you don’t want to ruin it.
Apply the right primer which is required and then only goes ahead. Primer is very essential and important and helps you a lot. Go for the lightest foundation-based ivory primer or any other if you feel it will suit your skin tone. It will get your skin tone on one level. After that is done, go for the foundation which will create another base. Make sure it is all level and not uneven. Unless and until you saw it somewhere and you feel that it will look good on your skin. There are various tricks to apply it properly depending on your skin tone and face type.
Put concealer wherever it is needed. This will help you get your skin a better tone and you will also learn that it gives your face a better look. There are many things that you will realize like it covers your dark circles or acne spots and trust me these things are very important on such important days. You can do it with a sponge and make sure you dab it and not just spread it with your hand. Because otherwise, it will not give you the right effect.
Go for your eyes the next, make sure you do your wing right on your eyelids and then apply the mascara if required, and then the eye shadow properly. It is always suggested to go whatever suits your dress and your look. People always say it is the most important occasion because here you look like the most pretty one and it is your most important day as you are the center of attraction and everybody is going to be looking at you.
Once this is done you have to go for the lipstick. Usually, the red or maroon lipstick is the only one that people go for as it gives the best look. Also, don’t forget the bindi. Bindi completes your entire look and gives the complete look to your attire.
Along with all of this make sure you have all your other things set right. From the heels that you are wearing to your bangles and then your earrings, everything is counted. Many people decide to keep it simple and many people don’t mind going a little extra with it. From top to bottom everything has to be perfect and if you are not confident, then it is suggested that you go for someone who is a professional. Please do not risk doing it by yourself as it is your most important day and asking someone experienced to do it is more than important. All the best!