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Will My Wedding Makeup Last all Day?

As a seasoned bridal hair and makeup artist in Brighton, Sussex, I understand the importance of ensuring that your wedding day beauty lasts from the "I do" to the last dance. One common concern many brides share is whether their makeup will last all day and night and look as flawless in the evening as it did during the morning preparations.


The Prep

Skin prep is the most important step in creating the canvas for your wedding bridal makeup. Firstly ensuring that you have a great skincare routine in the run up to your wedding day as well as on the morning. Your skin must be hydrated and moisturied using a moisturiser tailed to your speicifl skin type. If your skin is not prepper correctly then your foundation will not look flawless or last all day.


The Foundation of Longevity

A crucial aspect of makeup that lasts all day lies in the foundation. Opting for high-quality, long-wearing foundation and in some cases a primer, creates a smooth canvas for the rest of your makeup. Depending on your skintype and the finish you want will determine the foundation that you should use. A makeup artist will be able to help guide you on which is the best for your wedding day.


The Power of Setting

Setting sprays and powders are your secret weapons in the battle against makeup wear and tear. A professional touch includes the strategic application of setting products to lock in your look. This step ensures that your makeup stays in place, even through tears of joy, laughter, and hugs.


Weathering the Elements

Brighton's seaside charm often comes with unpredictable weather. To combat the elements, consider the climate on your special day. Waterproof mascara and long-wearing lip products are essential for seaside ceremonies or any unexpected rain showers that may bless your celebration. Lipstick will ultimately always need topping up - unless you plan on not drinking, eating or kissing! It's always good to have a lipstick with you to top up with after the cermeony and after eating.


Touch-Ups Made Simple

While your initial application should be impeccable, having a touch-up strategy in place is equally important. Collaborate with your makeup artist to create a personalised touch-up kit with essential products for quick fixes throughout the day. A gentle dab of powder or a lipstick reapplication can work wonders.


Trusting the Professionals

Partnering with an experienced makeup artist is key to ensuring the longevity of your bridal beauty. A professional not only uses quality products, but also employs techniques tailored to your skin type and the unique demands of your wedding day. Investing in the right artist can make the difference between makeup that fades by noon and a look that lasts until the final dance and beyond!

In conclusion, yes, makeup can last all day – and even into the night – with the right products, techniques, and professional guidance. Trust the expertise of your bridal makeup artist, prepare for any weather, and embrace the confidence that comes with knowing your beauty will shine from the first glance to the last goodbye of the evening.




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