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A very pastel makeup ( pro makeup of course ) with nude and rosy colours. Subtle and simple. I think a wedding makeup should be simple because it’s THE day of your life and tears, laughing and eating and kissing your beloved etc.. may really destroy your makeup. The weddind day I would go both high end, simple and beautiful. But I never married, maybe I will one day “in my dreams” as we say in French lol !

Yep, still single and plan to be…but I would choose UD Naked ES, Dolce N Gabanna pressed powder foundation- makes my skin feel so soft and not tacky,last all day, Estee Lauder foundation, Dolce N Gabanna lipstick and what ever in between.

Wedding makeup is where the addiction began for me! I was a complete noob and decided I wanted to do the makeup myself.

It was simple and easy makeup, but I really like how it turned out in the photos. Luckily, at the time, my skin was lookin’ pretty good (I was 19) so I just wore bareMinerals foundation. (In hindsight that probably wasn’t the best decision, but thankfully there was no flashback from the SPF.) All I did was:
-primer then foundation
-fill in brows a bit
-apply eyelid primer
-wash of shimmery peachy champagne eyeshadow
-dark brown eyeshadow as liner, top only
-curl lashes
-waterproof mascara, top lashes only
-lip balm then dusty rose lipstick
All done!

I would have done things differently today (hello highlight, contour, blush!)…but at the time it was perfect. 🙂

I’ve been thinking about this all week. I have said since I was a teen that I’d wear chanel lipstick. Now that I follow blogs and am more familiar with products, i’m not so sure. I’m more leaning towards Armani or just one of my basic MAC ones. I don’t know that I’d go to anything super out of my norm for eyes or face. Maybe slightly more multilayered eyeshadow.

Mine was last month and I wore Guerlain Parure Gold foundation over the L’Or primer, Shiseido Translucent setting powder and a smidge of Scott Barnes Diamond Dust loose powder for a little bit of glow.
Eyes were Dior Crush Glow quint, heavy on the gold and mauve with the pale pink as a highlight and the deep brown in my crease. Lower lash line was Chanel waterproof Yeux liner in Taupe, upper was Milani Liquifeye Metallic liner in Brown. Clinique Gentle Waterproof mascara, because it was the only waterproof one I had! Brows were done with the La Bella Donna brown kit in Brunette, the highlight cream in that is great!
Blush was Guerlain Blush G and my lipstick was Rouge G in Gemma. I was going to wear Gems but the deeper, cooler pink looked better with the flowers on my dress. I had Cle de Peau glosses in #2 and #3 stashed away but didn’t end up wearing any gloss at all on the day…

I also did my bridesmaids makeup and surprised her with a Rouge Dior lipstick in Cindrella (from the Dior Holiday collection last year) – she loved it!

I’m getting married (and doing my own makeup) a week from tomorrow! I’d love to hear what everyone did! As of now I don’t really have anything planned, other than Nars Dolce Vita lipstick. (Normally I love brighter lips, but I was overruled by my guy…haha)

I’m red at Easter 2014 and I’m currently trying to figure that out! I’m pretty set on Retrospeck and Satin Taupe on my eyes, and I already have HG-status mascara (Maybelline Great Lash) and brow products (Benefit BrowZing). I need to find a foundation (medium coverage, natural finish, doesn’t cling to dry patches and lasts all day on my oily skin) and lipstick (hopefully something long-wearing from Guerlain or Armani) Thankfully I’ve got quite a bit of time!

I did my own makeup – Korres primer, MAC Studio Fix Fluid (NC30, NW35 for contour) and a tiny wee bit of Studio Fix Powder to set the foundation.

For face color, I used EverydayMinerals’ Rhapsody in Peach blush and Benefit High Beam + MAC Golden Bronze for highlight.

On my eyes, MAC Rubenesque Paint Pot + Melon Pigment, basically, and a mix of browns for the crease.

On my lips, MAC Viva Glam I! 🙂

OOPS, I forgot to say that I also used MAC Blitz & Glitz fluidline for tighlining and L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes (Waterproof) Mascara!

And I used Skindinavia Bridal Setting Spray, and I swear by it! I cried a lot, danced a LOOOOT on a reasonably hot night… and my makeup resisted brilliantly. 🙂

I’m still a LONG way from getting married but I think I’d do something quite gentle and feminine. Hints of lavender and pink quartz, but I think I’d definitely want to emphasise the green colour of my eyes. I guess really it will depend on the dress/jewelry etc.
I must say Christine if someone had said they were going to use the Guerlain Turandot palette, I would have thought it wouldn’t work but your eyes looked fabulous!!!

I’ve been married for over 30 years so it’s tough to remember but I have the feeling that it was probably Estee Lauder products!

Mostly MAC, it was when I first got into them, coming up on 8 years ago.

It was a Winter Wedding and I was in a very Dark Purple dress so I went for Plums and Pinks rather then the normal wedding Light Nudes.

Face : NW20 Studio Fix Fluid Foundation and Select CoverUp Concealer, Blot in Light
Cheeks : Cubic
Eyes : Seedy Pearl as brow-bone Highlighter and Mid lid accent, Star Violet and Blackberry on lid and crease layered for contouring, the dreaded Shadowy Lady on outer V, Prunella Liner, Black Mascara (Can’t remember which)
Lips : Origins Just Bitten in Blackberry (I was Annoyed, I didn’t mean to use this but I was being rushed and just picked it up) Great colour but I wanted a longer lasting lipstick.

I did all my own make-up as I didn’t trust anyone else and was happy with how it turned out.

I wish I knew then half the tricks I do now, I would have contoured and Highlighted and would have done the eyes a little different.

My makeup was quite natural, I chose to tone colours down and play up features very gently, and I did my own makeup. I have to say, I have never, ever photographed more beautifully.

I have light brown hair, green eyes, and my skin is fair-to-pale, with lots of natural pink.

Eyes were washed with light-toned pearl gold eyeshadow over lid, with a slightly darker gold pearl in the crease, very light line of blacktrack along the upper lashes, “baby” false lashes, and mascara.

Lips were strawberry chapstick (not one regret here, it was wonderful to not have to worry about touch-ups or having lipstick rub off on everyone).

Face involved concealer over dark undereye circles and a tiny bit of powder.

If I wore blush, it was probably Nars’ Orgasm.

Best day of my life, nothing beats the glow of a woman (or man) “found”, and I am so happy that I chose to go light on the makeup.

Christine, you looked radiant in your photo for Temptalia.

I LOVE how you did your wedding makeup it suits you so well!

for my wedding i would like something dramatic but not trendy. something that flatters my coloring and facial features. I love pinks, plums, grays, and dark colors for my eyes. maybe light pink blush and a raspberry pink lipstick. I also want my skin to look glowing.

I wore really minimalist m/u because I know it would be cried off, kissed off, hugged off…… you get the picture. I wore fndn, blush, (and from the shiney look in the pictures, I should have worn some powder), wp mascara, and a clear red l/s. I was so young that I didn’t need a lot of m/u.

It’s been 35 yrs ago but I remember wearing a Merle Norman lipstick called tawny glace and lots of Max Factor 2000 calorie mascara!!

I actually did the MAC Fergie Viva Glam look. It actually worked really well for because of my eyeshape and color.

I did a basic rosey lip and did a warm pink on the cheeks focusing mostly on the eys.

Not married, but can I say that I don’t think I will ever allow someone to put makeup on my face on my wedding day. The thought of getting my photos back with uneven, mismatched makeup freaks me out. I would rather do it myself like you did.

Base: Monistat anti-chafing gel as primer, MAC Studio Tech foundation NC35, NYC Smooth Skin pressed powder in Naturally Beige

Blush: Bonne Bell Blushing Gel in Sheer Peach, contoured with Revlon Photoready Bronzer

Brows: L’Oreal Infallible in Continuous Cocoa

Eyeshadow: Urban Decay Primer Potion as primer, base of Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tough as Taupe all over lid up to crease, covered with L’Oreal Infallible in Continuous Cocoa all over lid up to crease; Fyrinnae Polar Bear dabbed over irises of eyes, WnW Brulee as browbone highlight, L’Oreal Infallible Iced Latte in inner corners of eyes.

Eyeliner: Maybelline gel liner (catseye)

Individual faux lashes (Ardell)

Lips: Tarte Lipsurgence in Hope with a layer of Revlon Fig Jam Lip Butter over it

I had my makeup done by a makeup artist, and she did a really pretty light gray-purple – and I provided the YSL Glossy Stain in Rose Tempura (Nordstrom exclusive)!

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