Post # 1
Hi bees! I have just begun thinking about my makeup for the big day, and I am wondering if anyone has any advice about airbrushing versus regular makeup? I am concerned that the regular makeup will run with my sweat (getting married in July in Atlanta (Roswell), GA) and tears (I am a big mush lately). Also, my nose is perpetually red, and I want to make sure that is not visible in the pictures.
Does anyone have any advice? Before/after pictures from your wedding (regular or airbrush)? Reccomendations for makeup artists in Atlanta/Roswell?
Post # 3
Hi! I got my airbrush make up done in Lake Oconee at a salon called Zapiens…they have a location in Buckhead as wel and I would HIGHLY recommend them!
Here is my make up…
Post # 4
They also do hair btw…heres a close up before pictures (cant believe im showing this) and their website is http://www.zapiensalon.com and they also have a facebook page
Post # 5
Airbrush All Day Long!!!! I live in Tennessee (so I understand the conditions for your wedding) and all of the brides I know who didn’t use airbrush regretted it. Since it is so hot and humid airbrushing would definitely be your best bet. It will stay on all day long!
Post # 6
If it’s a cost issue, perhaps talk to your photog. about how much editing she is able to do? I personally can’t justify having my makeup done professionally when my sister can help me out for free. However, I only wear makeup for major events, so any sort of makeup makes me look better than the everyday.
Post # 7
Airbrush = fantastic. 🙂 I think it’s worth it. I was considering not doing it, and Fiance said, what other day of your life can you justify that? I agree.
Post # 8
If I was in a hot and humid climate like you, I’d airbrush. I’m getting married in late september in New England, so I’m guessing regular makeup will do.
What I have heard about on these boards is that monistat chafing cream. I might give that a try as my base for makeup if it works out well in my test run. You should give it a try on a warm day and see how it lasts if you don’t want to spend the money on airbrush.
Post # 9
Thanks bees! Especially thanks to you, @pitBulLover for showing the before and after – I will definitely look into your hair/makeup team! They did a great job, you look beautiful!
Post # 10
I had my makeup trial done a few weeks ago on the same day I went to my BM’s wedding. I hadn’t had air brush makeup done before but i loved it. My artist said she had a girl who went to the gym, running, sweating, etc for a couple of hours after her trial, and she came out looking exactly the same with perfect makeup!
I blew my nose quite a bit on the day and it didnt affect the look and even at the end of the day, it still looked fresh. I would definately recommend it.
Here is a pic
Post # 11
I’ve been contemplating the same thing and a friend who had it done for her wedding argued against it. She said that it dried her face out (or her skin just got a little dry) and it settled into the skin around her eyes and made her look like she had crow’s feet. If you’re a young bride (yay, no wrinkles yet!) or have oily skin this probably won’t be an issue for you though. Is there any way you could have a trial where they do half and half on your face?
Post # 12
Airbrushing! I did a trial, and I walked around outside in the rain, took a nap, and 6 hours later it still looked amazing! My only complaint was they did a little too much eye makeup so just make sure to let them know what you are looking for.
Post # 14
Wanted to get more opinions, so I’m bringing this thread back. I have absolutely no experience with airbrush makeup at all, but it seems like most people think it’s better than traditional makeup? Just wondering if it’s worth the extra money…
Post # 15
A Bee blogged about this “Ace Your Face”
Since reading this blog this is pretty much how I do my make-up & I LOVE it! stays really well (even without the finishing product she talked about) And I generally use the “primer” with my regular cover-girl liquid foundation, with a loose powder (right now it’s the bare minerals I have left), and I REALLY love it
For Day of I will be getting more Smashbox Foundation (b/c I really liked it but ran out) & Loose Powder. but using the rest of her instruction =)
Oh… but I don’t do the mix with the moisturizer b/c I don’t like the way it feels (generally my face is oilier)