Personalized bridesmaids gifts such as cashmere scarves, personalized bridesmaid’s jewelry or other bridal accessories are always valuable as sentimental gifts once the wedding is over. Remember as you shop for a bridesmaid gift that you are buying gifts to honor friends that you treasure, make sure that your bridesmaids gifts are as unique as your friends themselves.
What to DO
— Have a pre-wedding consultation with a professional makeup artist to know ahead of time what to use
— Do your makeup before dressing
— When applying your makeup wear a button shirt that can be easily removed when its time to dress.
— Have your makeup done as close to the ceremony as possible
— Get a facial two weeks prior to your wedding. If never had a facial before try this 3 months prior to your wedding.
— If using foundation, be sure to have an exact match to your skin tone
— Use powdered rice papers to eliminate any shine
— Use a light to medium lipstick that is long wearing. If you will be having black and white photos then add a layer of
— Exfoliating your lips will result in your lipstick lasting longer
— Use translucent powder to set your makeup
— Blend, blend, and blend again to make sure all your makeup is smooth and even.
— If you are prone to red eyes use eye drops prior to the ceremony
— Use water proof mascara just incase the tears of joy appear
— Charcoal, navy, or mahogany are your best options for eyeliner. Black or brown may look too severe, especially if
your wedding will be held during the daytime and/or outdoors.
— Place a towel over your head prior to slipping into your gown to avoid getting makeup on your gown.
— Don’t forget your blush! A bit of color on your cheeks is like an instant facelift.
— If you’ve had your hair professionally done and you will be removing your veil, then have the stylist show your mom
or bridesmaids how to fix your hairstyle.
— A week before your wedding practive with your makeup – practice, practice, and practice some more, until you
perfect the look you want for your wedding day.
— Get a pedicur at least a week prior to your wedding to ensure you are not dealing with dry or ragged nails
— If your wearing sandals then about a month before your wedding start your foot treatment so your feet look as good
as the rest of you.
What NOT to DO
— Do not do your own makeup. Have a professional makeup artist or a friend do it. Let your loved ones pamper you!
— Keep your foundation Light for overall evenness is best.
— Don’t use shiny or shimmering products on dry skin
— Don’t overuse lip gloss
— Don’t have a facial within the previous 48 hours of your wedding. Facials can occasionally have unexpected results
— Don’t pop any pre-wedding pimples, instead use Visine to take the red out.