BEAUTY + THE BRIDE

by | May 3, 2016

We’ve got the bridal hair and beauty tutorial you’ve been waiting for. We know how much planning a wedding can cost so save a few pennies to put towards a free bar instead and DIY your hair and make up on the day. As long as you practice a few times beforehand, your guests will have no idea you did it yourself.

Face

1. Prep your skin by cleansing, toning and moisturizing

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2. The key is to keep skin looking dewy and plump, so opt for a medium coverage foundation and conceal where you need to

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3. Lightly powder and apply a blush to the apples of your cheeks

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4. Apply a highlighter to the cheekbones and down the bridge of your nose to bring light to the face and create a nice glow to your skin

5. Prime your eyelids with a shell-coloured cream shadow

6. Softly contour the lid with a soft brown and taupe shadow

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7. Add a cute cat flick with gel liner to add a little drama and definition

8. Peach eyeliner on the water line will keep everything looking fresh and will open your eyes up

9. Add a slick of black mascara for extra pop

lips

10. Keep the focus on the eyes and skin by keeping the lips neutral with a soft nude shade in a velvet matte texture

Hair

dry shampoo

1. Prep clean hair with a generous amount of dry shampoo to the roots to create volume and texture

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2. Using a styling wand, take sections of the hair and loosely curl in opposite directions

3. When the whole head is done, shake out the hair so it’s nicely tousled

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4. Take sections from the side and twist at the back

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5. Finally, loosely pin in place for a soft look

…and there you have it, an easy hair and makeup look for your big day.

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