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Right when your fiance slid that ring on your finger, you probably started thinking about your wedding. And most of the months are spent scanning pages of magazines and scrolling down Pinterest for makeup inspiration. But with the influx of available inspiration out there, the only thing left to do is to get out there. Look around, from shops to passerbys, and find a photo of a makeup you like and use it as a reference photo. This way, your makeup will turn out exactly as you like. Maybe you saw a celebrity on the red carpet you want to recreate or witnessed a lightbulb moment on the runway. Keep those photos in file and save it for when you meet with your makeup artist. If you don’t have a specific look in mind, that’s alright. Talk to your makeup artist of some specific shades you like and your overall theme for the wedding.
How long before your wedding should you start looking for your makeup artist
Like any other plans and preparation you have for your wedding, it is best to get a recommendation as soon as you announce your engagement to your best friend. When you do get a good recommendation, stop and hold on to it. The real process should begin anywhere from 6-8 months before your wedding. Typically, the first trial with the bride is about six months before the wedding to talk about skin care and the possibilities of needing to see a dermatologist, whether eyebrows need to be grown in over time and other long term fixes that take time to happen before the big day. But before you meet your makeup artist for the trial, make sure to communicate about the kind of makeup look you like and send her your reference photos that you have saved. This will make the trial process much quicker and more effective.
Traits you should look for in a makeup artist
Sure, your makeup artist does great makeup looks but most especially for your wedding day, find a makeup artist whose personality you can click with. She also must be very open to your suggestions and dislikes to cater to the makeup look you desire. After all, it’s the most important day of your life, you should look your best and be comfortable in it. So if you don’t click with the artist’s personality, it can be a miserable experience. A makeup artist whose work you love and also has a calm, reassuring personality is great to have on the big day. They will make a great support system for when things get stressful on the day. Because most of the time, it really does. Find someone who is reliable, responsible and confident. This way, you don’t have to worry about your makeup artist flaking on you on your wedding day where you have to find a makeup artist in minutes or worse, you have to do your makeup yourself or have someone do it. A reliable makeup artist will also have the right products that will suit your skin and where you don’t need to worry about hygiene and comfort ability. When you’re comfortable and confident with your makeup artist, you’ll look even more beautiful.
Let’s talk price range
When talking about makeup artists, you really get what you pay for. Sure, you can find someone to do your makeup for$50 dollars, but you must keep in mind the likelihood of getting someone who is reliable and uses the right products is extremely low. Every rate differs for what you need and the duration of the time you hire the makeup artist for. It’s important to remember that price for a makeup artist is not a black and white number. For a professional, quality base rate for one person, $500 is a solid starting point. Full day rates can go up to $2,500 depending on how many people are on the makeup artist’s team, how many people in the bridal party are getting their makeup done and other factors.
Finding the perfect makeup artist in your wedding
When you book your makeup trial, try to schedule it the same time as your actual wedding will be. If the ceremony is in the morning, have your trial early—that way you can see how the makeup looks in different lighting throughout the day. Make sure to also take photos from different angles in different lighting and pay attention to how your skin looks and reacts to the products they use. Because you want to look picture perfect on the day, don’t be afraid to tell your makeup artist if your mascara is smudging or your concealer is too light. The makeup trial is the best time to voice out all your opinions, and from there you and your artist can work around it. Also, time your makeup trial so you will have an estimate how long it will take on the actual wedding. And on the big day, make sure to allow some extra time for this.
On your special day, you would want to look your extra best. Especially when thinking about the photos you will look back on in the years to come. Which is why, of all the days to skimp on makeup, you should never do it on your wedding day. There are a lot of great makeup artists on the market, however finding the right one for you is key to having a flawless and perfect makeup on your big day. With all the planning and preparation, going through the process of finding a makeup artist for you can be daunting. But don’t fret, we’ve got all the tips and tricks to find the perfect makeup artist for your wedding.
How to search for a great makeup artist
As we said before, there are a lot of great makeup artists out there. However, each artist cater to a different style or inspiration. If you see a bride whose makeup you like, find out who did her look and write it down immediately. Also, first-hand recommendations from people are key. If you have no one who can give you a good recommendation, there are plentiful of information online. Look at bloggers who are expert in makeup and search through trusted websites. If you want to look through Craigslist, make sure to have a closer look as it can be very shady.
Hiring a Professional Wedding Makeup Artist
One of the biggest days of a couple’s life is the wedding day. Which is why brides (and grooms) would want to take the extra effort to look and feel their best. Thanks to the fairy godmothers, the hair and make-up artists, with their magical wands, they can make the day more beautiful and enchanting. Every bride has a different taste. Some like a bold smokey eye or a bright pink lip. But a classic bridal hair and makeup is simple yet elegant. While the wedding dress is one of the highlights of the day, it is crucial for the hair and makeup to not compete with it. Rather, the hair and makeup should complement, pulling the look altogether. A good makeup artist should keep in mind if the bride is comfortable, not restricted with her hair and makeup. This is where bridal makeup tests comes in handy. This will allow the bride and the artist to brainstorm and communicate how they want the makeup to be on the bid day. Every Bride will want everyone to notice her beauty today and for years that follow in photographs. With the surge of makeup trends today, from strobing to contouring, winged eyeliner to bold dark lip, choosing your bridal makeup has just gotten more exciting.