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No woman looks prettier than she does on her wedding day. Walking down the aisle, with a look of magical beauty on her face, she looks like something out of a Disney princess movie. And why not? She has been mentally planning, and re-planning her wedding day ever since she heard/read/saw (in that order) her first fairy tale. And when it's her day, she looks so stunning, the groom can't help but thank God for the lovely woman walking towards him. Well all that sounds utterly delightful, and straight out of a romantic movie. What actually goes on behind the scenes to put together the perfect bridal makeup look is another story altogether. The diet, the trips to the spa, the gym workout, and many other things that brides do to ensure that they look absolutely exquisite on their wedding day. And of course, the bridal makeup! Getting ready with the perfect makeup is a beautiful experience for the bride. Because when she opens her eyes after all the cosmetics have been used and the hairstyle has been set, and looks in the mirror, her natural beauty has been magnified tenfold into something even more exquisite. All the beauty tips and the numerous beauty products that she used over the last few weeks pay off perfectly. Well, let's see what all goes into getting that ultra glamorous look for the bride. We have some of the best bridal makeup tips in this article along with resources on how you can use them.

Makeup Tips for Brides-to-Be
  1. Foundation
  2. Concealer
  3. Eye Makeup
    1. 3.1 Eye Shadow
    2. 3.2 Eyeliner
    3. 3.3 Mascara
  4. Blush
  5. Lipstick
  6. Lip Gloss
  7. Makeup Remover
For any bridal makeup idea to be a success, it is essential that you know what you want to look like in the end. Either you want to go for a simple yet elegant look, or you want to go all out and be a sensationally glamorous bride. Whatever you wish, you need to have the perfect makeup, so that the look you wish to portray, does in fact get portrayed. So, given below are some tips on how you can go about getting your makeup done for the big day. Read on.
Foundation
Bridal Makeup Foundation

Makeup foundation is the first and the most basic of the makeup items that you absolutely must have with you. Foundation makeup helps to smoothen out your skin. It matches the entire skin tone so that you don't appear to have patches on your face. As the name suggests, it acts as a foundation or a base for the rest of the makeup that you will be applying. Foundation can be in liquid or powder form. For liquid foundation, you can check out the articles enlisted below.
Concealer
Bride Applying Concealer

The next step, after you have evenly applied the foundation is to use a concealer to hide any dark circles under your eyes. Learn how to apply concealer. To know what type of concealer you can use, check out the list below.
Eye Makeup

Now begins the real task. We'll begin with the eyes, and then move to the other parts of the face that need to be done. Eye makeup is all about expressing yourself. You can have utterly gorgeous eye makeup, but it will not do you any good if you can't identify with it. You have to be comfortable with the way you look on your wedding day. When else will you get another chance to show the world how truly beautiful you are. There is an old proverb that goes something on the lines of eyes being the windows to one's soul. If you know how to apply eye makeup properly, you'll be enhancing the most communicative part of your face. Enlisted below are some articles that will help you with tips on eye makeup.Now you can browse through the articles below, which will tell you what type of makeup will suit your eye color.
Brown Eyes
Makeup for Brown Eye

If you have brown eyes, then you can go through these articles to get an idea of what kind of makeup will suit you best.
Green Eyes
Makeup for Green Eye

For all the green-eyed beauties out there, we have a bunch of articles on how you can detail those gorgeous eyes. Check them out below!
Blue Eyes
Makeup for Blue Eye

The blue-eyed princesses can sift through the articles below and find out what kind of eye makeup will look best for them. Have fun!
Others
Eye Makeup

If you're not really worried about color-specific eye makeup, but just want to look unique, you can read these articles.
Eye Shadow
Eye Shadow Makeup

First among eye makeup, is the eyeshadow. The right application of eyeshadow helps to create a base for the eyeliner that you will be applying. Also, it gives a very stylish and classy look to your eyelids. Read the articles below for some eyeshadow ideas and instructions on applying it.
Eyeliner
Eyeliner Makeup

After the eyeshadow, the next thing you need to apply is the eyeliner. An eyeliner defines the outline of your eyes by highlighting them. You can learn some interesting eyeliner techniques. Here are some more articles that will tell you about the types of eyeliners that you can use.If you're wondering about which eyeliner you should use, we have some liquid eyeliner reviews enlisted below. Pick from them.
Mascara
Mascara Makeup

Once your eyeliner dries up, the next thing you need to do is accentuate those gorgeous eyelashes with some mascara. It is the last and final touch of style to your eyes that will make them look bigger and brighter! Check out the types of mascara listed below.
Blush
Bridal Makeup Blush

After the eyes are done, let's move on to the cheeks. You need to add some color to your face, else the foundation that you have applied may make you look quite pale. To be the proverbial blushing bride, you need to pick the appropriate color and tone of blush. The color should complement the eyeshadow that you are wearing and also any accessories that you'll be wearing. Most brides go with a light pink color to add a rose color to their cheeks. Refined subtlety is the key at a wedding. So, apply blush in a color that screams glamor, but in a very dignified and delicate tone. Just keep in mind, that you use good quality brushes and a blush that is suitable to your skin type and skin tone.
Lipstick
Girl Applying Lipstick

Once the blush is done, the major part of the make up is over. Now all you need is a good lipstick to complete the look. The right lipstick will deepen the color of your lips, and make them look extremely sensuous and chic. Like the blush, you need to make sure that you do not go overboard with the color. Keep it simple and graceful and match it to the blush and eye shadow that you are already wearing.
Lip Gloss
Girl Applying Lipgloss

If as a bride, you'd rather go with a lip gloss instead of a lipstick, then it's entirely your call. While lipstick adds color, a lip gloss renders sheen and sparkle to your lips along with the color. You can use a lip gloss along with the lipstick to give more color. Alternatively, you can apply some lip balm on the lipstick or gloss to keep the shine and at the same time, protect your lips. Check out your options below, and find out which is the best one for you.
Makeup Remover
Girl Removing Makeup

Once the wedding ceremony is over and you've bid goodbye to the last guests, you'll be so tired, you'll want to crawl into bed and just sleep! But you need to take off all the makeup that you've so meticulously applied. Else, it might result in skin problems. For this you need a good makeup remover. Given below are articles that you can refer to for help in removing makeup.
Well, using the ample number of bridal makeup tips given above, you'll most certainly dazzle everyone at the wedding. One last tip, take good care of your skin before and after the wedding by eating right and exercising plenty. That's the best way to have glowing skin that will look even more gorgeous with the right makeup.