(Closed) DIY Wedding Make Up – Take 1

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
Post # 2
3713 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I think it looks great! You’re very pretty without makeup and have great skin, so I think the makeup compliments your looks without being over done. Very pretty! 

Post # 3
9439 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2016

I love it! You look great without make-up and the make-up in your picture is just enhancing your natural beauty.

Post # 4
215 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

You did a great job with your skin! You look beautiful, while still liking like yourself. I would suggest you smudge your liner on your eye lid with a dark brown shadow, it looks a little too sharp and thin. 

Post # 5
205 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

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mrsrtobee:  I think it looks great and I am impressed that you did it yourself!

Post # 6
54 posts
Worker bee

Your eyes are such a pretty blue! 

Do do you normally wear much make-up? I used to wear only a little light make up, and I while I was pro at looking like I didn’t have on make up, I got into a stage of wearing heavier(but still professional) eye makeup most days around 7-8 months ago. I went from looking like I had muddy eye shadow, and now I can blend and do smokey eyes and killer liner.

I’m going to do my own makeup and I’ve decided on the prettiest blush, benefit cosmetic’s dandelion. You have such pretty skin, I think a light rosier (vs brown) blush would compliment it. 

Also, do you have oily skin or dry skin? I feel like it looks really matte, which might be best if you have very oily skin, but maybe to if you have drier skin.


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Post # 7
53 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

You look great! The makeup really warms up your skin tone. The only thing I’d recommend is make your brows a little more defined.Β 

Post # 9
809 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

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mrsrtobee:  looks really lovely bee! You are so beautiful anyway πŸ™‚

A few minor suggestions (I am into makeup but by no means professional): 1) further define your brows (MAC or anastasia brow wiz are favourites of mine) 2) add a highlighter as I really feel this will lift your gorgeous skin further (Becca or Charlotte tilbury are my favourites) 3) add a little gloss to your lips (I think the colour is great) 4) smudge out your eyeliner, this is a personal preference though. 

I have hooded eyes too, I feel your pain with the smokey eye but keep practising and it will come! 

Post # 10
10286 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

You’re so pretty:-) you did a great job, but as a professional I have a few tips. Though honestly, I loved your no make up look- so you’re going to be beautiful no matter what. Please don’t worry about it. These are just tweaks:

Eyes: lay a layer of shadow on then the liner over it, then shadow again for top lid. Lower lid should be cleaner, take a Q tip after you apply it and run it under the eye. 

shadow: for hooded eyes, do highlighter all the way under the brow, not just on 3/4. See Jennifer Lawrence’s make up for example.

Cheeks: your blush is too high and too brown. You want contour in the browner family, below cheekbone. On cheekbone, a pink, rosy blush. A little bit above for a glowing bridal look, onto apples, but NOT close to under eye area. Under eye area must be kept clean with a lighter concealer to make eyes pop. Highlighter can go on top bone of cheekbone. Blend blend blend.

Lips: a rosier nude, a pink nude would be beautiful on you. I like Mac angel with a tiny bit of gloss over it, nars gloss in a peach is what I often use on brunettes. If you’re going to be tan, a peachier color would be good.




Post # 12
685 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

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mrsrtobee:  love it!

Post # 13
54 posts
Worker bee

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If you have a Sephora nearby they give samples of anything, if you ask. πŸ™‚ They also may be able to hook you up with a sample of a Sephora brand blush (less $) thats similar to sample too. 

Balletparker gave some great advice about using highlighter. 

By the way great job with the shadow, took me months of wearing makeup to look near as good. πŸ™‚



Post # 15
12 posts

Wow! You are beautiful without makeup and did an amazing job with this!


I like both of your looks. On the first one I think everything is wonderful. To enhance it, I think you may want to run a gel comb through your brows to define them a bit more for your photos. Anastasia Beverly Hills makes a great one http://m.sephora.com/product/P187202?icid2=skugrid

The peach look is also beautiful! I would give the same comment about the eyebrows here. I think this plus the added lashes will be perfect


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