A Few Essential Tips By The Top B-town Makeup Artists For Your Bridal Makeup
Being a soon-to-be bride, you must be receiving a lot of tips on wedding trousseau, diet, jewellery, venue decor and much more from friends and relatives. Now, it’s the time to get some handy tips on wedding makeup, coming directly from the top B-town makeup artists.
Moisturising the skin should be the first thing to do before applying the makeup, says the makeup maestro Mickey Contractor. Need no introduction, he also says, the ‘eyes’ should get the prime attention for makeup as they speak volumes. People with small eyes should use mascara liberally and blend the highlighter well in the middle of the eyelids for making the eyes look big and wide. He recommends hot pink lipstick to the brides who do not shy away to play around with bright colours. According to him, pink lipstick gives an edge to the overall bridal look.
His advice to all the brides: “stick to the natural colour of your skin and be happy with the skin colour you have got.”
Every blush, smile, and kiss gets captured on the D-Day and therefore, the bridal makeup should be looking perfect and flawless, says Namrata Soni, the name behind the stunning looks of many Bollywood celebrities. According to her, the brides should get a test makeup to see how it looks instead of leaving it for the D-Day. For skincare regimen, no branded product is in her recommendation list. Rather, a simple mixture of honey and sugar is what she suggests to all the soon-to-be-brides. Bronzy gold for the eyeshadow and red lipstick are the ideal colours for the brides on the wedding day, says Ms. Soni.
Her advice to all: use oil-based makeup remover and if possible baby oil as it works the best.
Unlike Namrata Soni, Ojas Rajani does not believe in trial makeup but what she believes in is meeting the artist in person at least once before the wedding day. She says, “the bride must look for the makeup artist at least 6 months before the D-Day.” According to her, the bridal makeup should be waterproof as there is crying and other factors included and absolutely no scope for a touch-up. She also says, ‘smoky-eyes’ is in and western inspired looks are playing a major role nowadays. A combination of black and brown shadows gives the perfect look to the brides, according to Ojas.
Her advice: a bride may have acne prone skin, damaged hair, and many other issues which she should take care of before the wedding.
Well, when the B-town is dotted with so many makeup artists, there ought to be no dearth of wedding makeup tips. A renowned artist Cory Walia believes, “the most distinct facet of a bride’s face is her eyes and it is important to get an eye look that augments the shape of the eyes.” He also believes that a well-shaped eyebrow can add a dramatic charm to the bridal look and therefore, it should be well refined with an eyebrow filler. As most of the Indians have oblong eyes, so he suggests to highlight it by using black eyeliner on the upper eyelids and a kajal pencil line for the insides. The brides with deep-set small eyes should use the dark shade in the inner corners of the eyes with a lot of mascara to glam it up.
His advice to the brides: Eyebrow is an important feature that can make or break the look, so a special care should be taken of it.