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The 10 Best Tips and Products to DIY Wedding Makeup, From the Professionals
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If you plan to do your own makeup for your upcoming at-home or small wedding, you’re in luck. We talked to top makeup artists across the country to get their best bridal makeup application tips and product recommendations. From start to finish, you’ll be able to follow their expert advice to create a DIY wedding-day look that’s practically professional.
Seattle, WA-based Megan Bingham, owner and stylist at OffWhite Makeup & Beauty tells MyWedding, “A good makeup application starts with hydrated skin. Make sure to wash, tone and use a moisturizer with sunscreen before getting started.” The next step? Bingham and other makeup artists we talked to emphasize the importance of doing your eye makeup before foundation.
Bingham says, “Most professional makeup artists will do eyes first and then, when they are complete with shadow and liner, wipe away any product from under the eye that fell during the process before applying foundation and concealer.”
Read on for more tips and the products makeup artists use to pull each one off. From primer to foundation and from lipstick to a surprise mascara recommendation that will help you get the look of false eyelashes, it’s all here. This expert guidance will help you achieve your dream DIY wedding makeup to say “I do.” And remember, you can still get your makeup professionally done for a larger celebration in the future!
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