(Closed) Bees that did TTD/Day After/Engage shoots – did you do your own makeup? Pics?

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: For your non wedding pictures did you do your own makeup or professionally done
    Did my own makeup : (17 votes)
    65 %
    Had it professionally done : (5 votes)
    19 %
    Had it done at Sephora or other makeup counter at a retail location : (4 votes)
    15 %
    Other : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    2385 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I haven’t done it, so I can make a call there, but I like the idea of having a makeup counter do it. Most of those places just require you to buy some products, which you’ll end up using anyway, so that’s the best middle ground to me. 

    Post # 5
    11391 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I did my own makeup recently for fall photos. My husband and I like to take some new ones every now and then to frame. 🙂

    I did my eyes a little darker in the first photo and had lipstick on. In the second photo I went alot lighter.

    Post # 8
    39 posts
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Do it yourself to save that $… Cleanse and exfoliate the day prior, wake up a little earlier and take your time!  Powder is a great essential have on hand for photoshoots, too.  Make sure you do a trial run before!  Good luck, beautiful bee!

    Post # 9
    2006 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I did my own for the day-after shoot (which was actually a month after.. haha)

    What I would have done differently: lined my eyebrows, worn lipstick.  It was like 8am so i forgot..  An important thing to remember is to go heavier than you would for a normal day. Espeically with blush.  Not TOO heavy, but more than you’d normally feel comfortable with.  I also did purple on my eyes, which is different from my norm.

    I uh, also did my own hair.  Hense the frizz :-/

    Post # 10
    5011 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I did my own make-up for my Rock the Frock shoot but I had my hair done professionally and she helped me with the strip lashes.

    Here’s with it professionally done for the wedding day:

    And done myself for the RTF:

    Post # 11
    751 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    For our engagement pictures I had my hair and makeup done for me. Our pictures were going for a more formal vibe and I figured getting dolled up and feeling pretty would help with the pictures. We had our pictures done on the 12th so still waiting to see!

    Post # 12
    3368 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    @Sweet.Sugar.Rose:  Did you change your name?  You look amazing in both looks!  Love the outfit you put together with the scarf.  You’re so talented!

    Post # 14
    11391 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    @jjmomma:  Yes, I did. I wanted something a little less personal for my name. lol And THANK YOU so much! :))))


    @mixtapehearts:  Thank you so much! 🙂

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