(Closed) Heavier make-up for wedding day?

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Did you wear heavier or darker shades of make-up on your wedding day?
    Yes, and I am so glad I did because my pictures looked great! : (10 votes)
    67 %
    No, and my make-up was noticeable in pictures! : (5 votes)
    33 %
  • Post # 3
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I wore a pink colored lip gloss for my wedding and it looks alright.  You might want to consider just going a few shades darker instead of switching to a dark red colored lipstick.

    Post # 4
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    2373 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2008

    I didn’t wear any lipstick and opted for clear gloss- I looked like myself. I think it’s important to look like yourself for your wedding.

    Post # 6
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    7771 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I never wear makeup and I didn’t on my wedding day.

    @maureen9004:  I agree. 

    It is important to look like yourself, IMO.  I would just do what you normally do.

    Post # 7
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    4583 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Definitely take pictures of it and see how it looks. I rarely wear lipstick but when I do, I almost always go for some shade of pale pinky nude. For the wedding, I want something a little different so I plan on trying something similar to what you described, or maybe a pinkish-berry shade.

    Post # 9
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    148 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    Do you live near a mall?  If so head over to a makeup counter and consult with one of the employees!  Find a color that looks good (and that you can try before you purchase it), and wear it around every once in a while just so you can become acclimated to wearing a new color.

    Post # 10
    Member
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    For weddings I think a bold lip is ok as long as everything else is understated.

    Post # 11
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    5110 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I think heavier make up is good…just a bit more than usual. It looks great in pics, will wear longer (cause it will be a  long day) and I think its good to feel a little more dolled up on a day thats so special.

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