(Closed) Poll! Who did (or will be doing) your wedding makeup?

posted 4 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Who did (or will be doing) your wedding makeup?
    Myself! : (32 votes)
    32 %
    A professional : (64 votes)
    63 %
    Other (please elaborate!) : (5 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 2
    4712 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    I plan on taking many other Bees’ lead and go to Sephora for a makeup tutorial.

    Post # 3
    369 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I’ll be getting my make-up professionally done by one of the Pink Ladies of Phonix Cosmetics. I’ve done a make-up lesson with them before and I learnt so much that I could do my own make-up but since I’ll be going to them anyway to get eyelash extensions put in and to get my upper back tattoo covered up (to appease mother dear), I figured that I might get them to do my make-up.

    Post # 4
    1164 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’m doing my own but as I never wear makeup I won’t need much to look made up in comparison to normal and would feel over done with the amount a professional might use.

    Post # 5
    5189 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    ToBeMrsT:  I did my own but I have pro experience. There’s no right or wrong product for everyone. We all have different skin types and ideas about how we want to look (natural vs. dramatic and everything in between). I do recommend a few basic products though: you’ll be sweating, so use a good face primer and waterproof mascara. Also a long lasting lip color. You won’t have time to keep touching up your makeup. If you don’t feel comfortable doing it yourself go to the Mac counter. Having a pro come to your home or venue will cost an arm and a leg and they charge by the hour. If you go to Mac I think you either have to pay $50 or buy a few items. At least you get to keep the stuff instead of washing it off a few hours and hundreds of dollars later.

    Post # 6
    8576 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I chose a professional to do my makeup, as well as my hair. I do my makeup everyday, and while I feel it looks OKAY, I don’t think it ever has that wow factor. I’ve never done highlighting or contouring and I didnt want the added stress of learning before the wedding.

    Once I seen some of their work, I was convinced i needed to book them!<br /><br />


    Post # 7
    335 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I am planning on doing my own. I went to Sephora and the MA helped me pick long lasting makeup for the big day. I have been using it whenever we go out, just so I am familiar and comfortable with it and so far it has been amazing. Too Faced bronzer is AWESOME!! and Smashbox camera ready bb cream is amazing as well. Both seem to stay on all day and also feel very light weight.

    Post # 8
    178 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    ToBeMrsT:  I’m having my make up & hair done because I’m rubbish at doing it myself. I feel quite self-conscious anyway so I think it would be better if someone else does it for me. Good luck!

    Post # 9
    1477 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    ToBeMrsT:  I’m actually a cosmetologist – so I’m trained in make-up as well as hair (currently working as a hairdresser) – and I’m STILL having a pro do mine! I really don’t want to worry about anything the day of – I want to be pampered and be able to enjoy the day. A wedding day is once in a lifetime (theoretically, anyways ;)).

    Post # 10
    131 posts
    Blushing bee

    I went to MAC and they did a run on my makeup. I purchased everything they used and did myself On my wedding day. It turned out beautiful. Good luck 🙂 

    Post # 12
    442 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I got it done professionally. I’m not very good at putting makeup do it was a no brainer for me. Also, since I rarely do this, I decided to pamper myself with it all: hair including color and mani/pedi

    Post # 13
    595 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    ToBeMrsT:  I’m using a pro. I met her when I had budior pics done. My photog (who also did engagement pics, and is doing my wedding) has been working with her for a long time. She’s fabulous. She actually worked at sephora for a long time and now manages an Elizabeth Arden counter. She styles hair as well. And she’s cheap! $50 for hair and make up! I think it doubles for the wedding, but still, super cheap!

    Post # 14
    6529 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    ToBeMrsT:  i went to a salon. They did my hair and makeup

    Post # 15
    7311 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

    I went Pro for everything. I wanted to be pampered on my wedding day. It was wonderful. That said, I asked my MUA to use my primer, foundation, and setting powder. I have sensitive skin, so I needed to use products that are “safe” for my skin. I used NARS skin smoothing prep primer, Smashbox hydrating 15 hour foundation, and Tarte amazonian clay setting powder. Skin type: dry and sensitive.

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