Make-up Question

posted 2 years ago in Beauty
Post # 2
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2661 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I used Estee Lauder Double Wear Light and I thought it photographed well.  I have never heard of the suncreen issue.

Post # 3
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1248 posts
Bumble bee

any SPF will reflect light in photographs with a flash. and beware of any makeup that has “photo ready” or anything like that in the title. for some reason, that stuff always has shimmer or glitter in it, which also will reflect a flash. basically itll turn your face white- no good!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013 - Valparaiso, IN

SPF tends to make your skin shiny, which will show up in pictures as greasy. Makeup tends to not last as long if you use SPF. Which means a lot of touch ups.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee

here is my poor friend in revlon’s photo ready foundation & powder. i have the same stuff & had ill effects as well. in person, it matched her skin PERFECTLY

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I don’t have oily skin, so mine never looked greasy.  She sprayed be with some sort of makeup setting spray and I swear my makeup looked the same when I tossed the bouquet as it did when I walked down the aisle.  That makeup stay stuff is a must.  She said she got it at Ulta.  I actually plan to go to Ulta and get some, except I can’t remember the brand!!!

Post # 9
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I wore a BB cream with SPF 30 in it and it was totally fine. It’s very unlikely your photographer is going to be doing a bunch of close up shots with flash.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

 

theEguarantee:  That what it was!  Urban Decay.  Now that you mention it, that’s what she said.  Stuff WORKS!

Post # 11
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Bumble bee

Westwood:  you are 100% right that her pro pics will probably come out amazing no matter what. unfortunately, our lives are full of crap iphone flashed photos all over social media. did you have any guest pics that whited you out? like my poor friend up there^? lol

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

theEguarantee:  Nope. I thought I looked normal in all of them. That being said, a BB cream is pretty light coverage so it’s not like I was caked with heavy foundation or anything.

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Mrs.Sawyertobe:  those photos are both in the shade and this issue usually shows itself in light (flash or sun). 

S0InL0v3:  for myself generally and for other brides I’ve known who had SPF in their makeup, it doesnt show in every pic, but I’ve always been able to see it. Sometimes it just makes the person look paler in some pics than they are. Sometimes it makes neck and face look way different colors. Sometimes they have reverse raccoon eye (so kinda the ski goggle look). But I’ve always been able to tell. 

Did you take tons of pics from all different angles and all different lighting after your trial? Be careful and don’t just trust someone blindly. Try it out yourself a lot in the meanwhile. I won’t wear anything w SPF on my wedding day because I’ve only seen downsides to it For photography. 

Also- there is no way you should be looking shiny or greasy. Something is up with that. id ask the MUA for another trial to fix that issue. 

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