(Closed) Married Bees – show me your make-up!

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I asked for very natural makeup, since I hardly wear any in real life. I was very pleased with how it turned out.

Post # 4
3697 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I don’t have mine back yet, but I’ll say this:  if you think it looks like “too much” go with your gut and tone it down.  I had mine done and she was like “oh this is what we do for most of our brides, it looks really good in pictures” and I don’t look like myself.  Later in the day when I had wiped off most of the eyeliner I looked a lot better. 

Post # 5
3175 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Sorry, I don’t have any pro shots that are up close enough to really show my makeup. This is a guest pic (edit: found a closer up pic, that’s more helpful lol)

Post # 6
1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I was so happy with mine!  I did fake individual lashes with a fairly neutral eye and bright lips.


Post # 7
5093 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 2012

I did my own makeup.

Post # 9
7311 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

Post # 10
11167 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

@laceandpearls10:  I wear very neutral colors on a daily basis but for the day of I convinced myself to have a more smokey and dramatic appearance and I’m glad I did. It may take you out of your comfort zone a bit but it can make for better pictures overall as you have to compete with the hair/flowers/dress etc.

To me it is way more dramatic without the hair/dress in the first photo and seems less with everything put together.

Here are some examples:


Post # 11
2100 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Here is mine – I was very happy with it!

Post # 12
6512 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Love this thread!  I am searching for an MUA now, so the more inspiration, the better.  You ladies all look lovely 🙂

Post # 13
721 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I went with a neutral eye and a brighter lip.  I was happy with it!  i still felt like me 🙂

Post # 14
4464 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

Well of course the uploader won’t work for me.. *le sigh*

I’m going to go on my phone and see if I have any already uploaded photos that show it off. Somehow the uploader works on my phone but not on my computer, but I can’t upload any new photos on my phone. 

Don’t have any good makeup photos already uploaded. I’ll be back once this glitch gets sorted out. 

Post # 15
11356 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

@SarahSmilesDec28:  Your make-up, hair, dress, bouquet, and photography are all gorgeous!!

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