(Closed) Wedding day foundation

posted 4 years ago in Beauty
Post # 2
445 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Makeup Forever ultra HD foundation, it’s a great medium coverge foundation and you can build it in areas that needs heavier coverage. 

Post # 3
854 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

Be careful about anything labeled HD or with sunscreen in it. They sometimes don’t photograph well. I used MAC waterproof. It wasn’t heavy and stayed all night. They will give you a sample to try. I applied it with a damp sponge over Smashbox water primer and Benefit porefessional.

Post # 4
227 posts
Helper bee

I love Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue – it’s a tinted Moisturiser but has really good coverage when combined with a good concealer and it lasts all day. 

Post # 5
2968 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

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futuremrss17 :  If your foundation is coming out reddish, it’s because the tone isn’t good for you. For drug store foundations (that you can also find at Ulta) I personally love the True Match and I also look reddish/orange in a lot of foundations so I have to buy ones for cool tones. When I am tan I normally wear C5 in this brand (this is the type I probably wear the most) http://www.ulta.com/true-match-lumi-healthy-luminous-makeup?productId=xlsImpprod4480167 the high end ones I love are all from MAC (i like the pro-longwear and the mineralize). I also wear either NC25-NC-30 or NC-35 depending on the time of the year. They are matte and have great coverage. I use NYX matte finishing spray, NYX primer, and NYX concealer (they are my faves) and for powder I use MAC. I use MAC for special occasions and I also used MAC for my wedding. The MAC photographs realllllly well. Make sure you use a foundation that doesn’t have sunscreen (creates shine and doesn’t photograph well) and that it is the right tone for you. Also, invest in a beauty blender if you don’t have one. It is the best for application.

Post # 6
477 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

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mrsrekraps22 :  This is my favorite – I use it on my whole face, but also as a spot concealer under powder sometimes.

Post # 7
11381 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

No mineral make up in your foundation.

I love all things Mac, but for photo/tv/film foundation my favorite is a maybelline pan stick. Flawless skin and perfect coverage without looking cakey. It’s basically a creamy foundation that can be mixed for the perfect color. Top it off with a Mac powder and some blush, mascara and a nude blushing lip and you’re done if you want a natural look. 

 They don’t make my favorite version of this over here anymore– here’s the updated version: 


Post # 8
943 posts
Busy bee

I went to sephora and bought their sephora brand foundation.  It is not full coverage so it still leaves you looking natural.  I never wear makeup and this was comfortable for me all day on the day of the wedding… despite it being 95 degrees all day!!!

Post # 9
246 posts
Helper bee

One thing that made a world of a difference on my skin was using a beauty blender to apply foundation. I don’t use the original brand either, just a cheap drugstore dupe as I like to replace them frequently. I would definitely recommend getting one, if you don’t already use it smile

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