(Closed) Groom wearing makeup

posted 8 years ago in Grooms/men
  • poll: Dudes wearing foundation/cover up:
    Yes : (15 votes)
    13 %
    No : (97 votes)
    87 %
  • Post # 3
    1250 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Hm I find makeup on guys a little weird.

    However, if he just wears a little concealer for zits, I suppose thats not that big of a deal. I know for a fact that my fiance would never ever get caught dead in makeup! 

    Post # 4
    2821 posts
    Sugar bee

    They have little coverup for spots, maybe he can just do that

    Post # 5
    2208 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I’m sure Fiance won’t plan on it, but there isn’t anything wrong with it. A little concealer and powder isn’t a bad idea, really.

    Post # 6
    1940 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    My Fiance would never, ever, ever wear any type of makeup!  If your Fiance wants to, I would highly recommend that he does a trial or two first and go out in public and have pictures takes to make sure it appears really natural.

    Post # 7
    2397 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Anchormen/male TV personalities wear it all the time for the cameras, so I don’t think it’s so weird.

    I’m not sure Fiance would be down with it.  I bet he’d consider it if he had a giant red zit in the middle of his face though!

    Post # 8
    2015 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I honestly wish the hubs was open to putting on some powder or something for the wedding day. He has a really uneven skintone, and it showed in the pictures because my skin was flawless thanks to an awesome make-up artist. He’s a Photoshop pro, so he went through and fixed his skin in the photos we put in frames and in albums, but it took forever. He’s even admitted throwing on some powder would have been better than photoshopping tons of photos.

    Post # 9
    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    FH has mentioned this but I don’t think there’s anything wrong with it.  If it makes him feel better and more confident then why not?

    Post # 10
    90 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    My Fiance will be wearing a little powder, because he tends to get oily on the brow.  And I know he wouldn’t object to concealer if he had a bad zit or something like that.  I don’t have a problem with guys wearing makeup, I actually think mine is a total fox when Halloween rolls around and he lets me put a little eyeliner and mascara on him for the Rocky Horror Picture Show.  If he wanted to wear it, and it made him feel good, then I’d say go for it! 

    Post # 11
    314 posts
    Helper bee

    Men are suppost to look like MEN!!! My Fiance would think I was crazy if I tried to have him put makeup on.. (he has perfect skin tho)

    Post # 12
    372 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    hmm… I cannot imagine my Fiance wearing make up but I suppose it’s not that strange.  All the men we watch on TV have make-up on so I guess if it makes him more comfortable.  HE could also just wear a little for the formal pics and then use some make-up removing wipes before the reception?

    Post # 13
    167 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 2015

    My dude is an opera singer….his make up “Tacklebox” (mind you it isn’t a caboodle) is bigger than mine.

    Post # 14
    646 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Mine definitely won’t consent to wearing makeup.  I’m just glad he’s finally agreed to start moisturizing!  I think my positive reinforcement and telling him how amazing he looks and how soft his skin is is helping!  Maybe I can sneak some tinted moisturizer on him. 😉

    Post # 15
    1426 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    We’re not intending to do it, but I wouldn’t look down on any guy that did.  I think it should totally be his choice.

    Post # 16
    14186 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    My SIL put some foundation on my husband for our wedding. He had one big zit on his forehead and it was red and really obvious. Also, I put makeup on him for HER wedding 3 years ago and so did HER husband….nobody could tell in photos, but they were both like, “eh, i’d rather not look like a 15 year old”. Darling Husband doesn’t have perfect skin and appreciates it when he isn’t self-conscious about his acne. It’s not like i got nuts on his face, but he gets cystic acne and sometimes he gets one REALLY bad one and i know it embarasses him. So i just offer to cover it up, promise not to make fun, and I never say anything about it. It’s a sensitive topic. I just use concealer, then set it with powder and give him a sweep with a bare minerals type powder so his face is matte. He gets oily, too, and nobody can tell.

    The makeup artist shoudl be apply to apply a SUPER light hand so his makeup looks good and not obvious or as heavy as women’s. Everybody wants good skin in their photos….

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