(Closed) Would this be too much for a wedding day look?

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: That look
    Is pretty! : (16 votes)
    9 %
    Not my style : (69 votes)
    37 %
    Would make a great wedding look : (14 votes)
    8 %
    Would make a great look for something else wedding related : (17 votes)
    9 %
    Would NOT make a good wedding look b/c ____ : (65 votes)
    35 %
    Cookies are yummy! : (4 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 32
    10713 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I posted last night about how I usually wear my makeup like this and went a little more dramatic for the wedding… I found some photos to show you =)

    my everyday

    and for my wedding

    Post # 33
    11268 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    i agree with pp.  the eyeliner is a bit harsh, especially on the bottom.  the eyeshadow will look good in pictures though.

    i think the main reason for this is because black liner/mascara can look too harsh on a blonde.  blondes should stick to brown or charcoal liners.

    the bottom liner is too solid and should be tapered inward.

    the lips will get lost in pro pics so they must be lined and tinted.


    @futuremrsk18:  this is a beautiful wedding makeup inspiration pic.  enough for pictures but very tasteful.

    Post # 34
    4505 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    It’s too much eye and not enough everything else. The lips are really throwing me off — they look unnaturally pale. I don’t think that will look good in photos. 

    I can get on board with a dramatic eye, but I’d try sometuing a little bit softer for a wedding look. 

    Post # 35
    1733 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @MissFireFlower:  It just looks really, really artificial. Not “dramatic” in the same way that smoky eyes and red lips do — just artificial. I’d stay away.

    Post # 36
    424 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @MissFireFlower:  I don’t like it at all, sorry. I think it would actually detract from your beauty because IMO it looks kind of fake–like you’re trying to cover up your face instead of enhance its natural beauty.

    Post # 37
    1091 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Honestly, I think it looks way harsh, especially in the full face pic.  I just don’t think it’s a good look generally.  It needs blending or something.  It kind of reminds me of the dark brown lipliner trend circa 1992… Only on your eyes.

    Post # 38
    846 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    definitely too much eye. i think it looks too fake.

    Post # 39
    3175 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I actually kind of like the eyes. I think this particular girl’s overall look is not great, though. The eyes combined with corpse lips & thin, arched eyebrows just doesn’t look right. 

    I think you could definitely do something similar with your upper eyeliner, & eyeshadow. Maybe soften the lower eyeliner (just put it on the outer 3rd, and blend) & avoid putting it in the waterline. A little more blush, and a “my lips but better” type lipstick, and I think you’d have a nice look.

    Post # 40
    4690 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    Looks a little hoochie mama-ish. In photos, I think your lips would wash out.


    Post # 41
    698 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Shadow is pretty. Eyeliner is much too harsh.

    Post # 42
    1855 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    Yeah, way too much. She looks like she’s ready to shoot a porn scene. I have no qualms with smokey eyes or heavy makeup, but proper application is everything.

    Post # 43
    6739 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @HappilyEverAfter54:  I think you do your makeup really nicely.  But, with such a dark eye, you can’t really go dark on the rest of your face and I think it will make you look very washed out in pictures.  Consider a softer shadow so you can go darker with blush and lips and not look like you stepped out of the 80s.  🙂

    Post # 44
    2522 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    If you did go with that look, I’d get ride of the bottom liner completely.

    Post # 45
    1245 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    You are naturally beautifull. Less means more.

    Post # 46
    1521 posts
    Bumble bee

    i luv it… u need the drama for the pictures… thats why pin up girls look awesome in their photos because of the dramatic look especially the eyes

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