How to choose best makeup artists for your wedding day

A girl dreams of becoming a bride since her childhood. And, when this day finally arrives, she leaves no stone unturned to achieve her desired look. When it comes to makeup, even a small mistake can ruin your wedding day look. An experienced and creative makeup artist will make you look glamorous as well as natural at the same time.

Photo: Priti Sahni.

Do your research

Asking around is the easiest way to find a makeup artist whose work has already been approved by your friends and relatives. Also, try to find out about the artist, whose work you may have appreciated before. Another option is to do some research on the Internet. Go through the online profiles of different makeup artists.

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The portfolio

Look at their portfolio of work and decide if their style of makeup is similar to your own. When looking over the images, check for things such as skin tone matching, attention to detail and if they include any current bridal makeup trend pictures in their portfolio of work. The portfolio is everything, and don’t try to ignore what you don’t like or you can also see Picsurely.

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Know what to look for

A top makeup artist should demonstrate an open and friendly manner on the phone. Be sure you have a calm and confident feeling when you’re speaking with them. If they exude a calm and natural manner over the phone they will likely be this way in person and will keep you calm on your wedding day.

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Hair and makeup

Professional keeps in mind the likes and dislikes of his/her client as customer satisfaction is his/her utmost priority. Share your opinions with the artist. You can go for Tamanna Makeup Artist tell them what you are looking for, give them some references or show them pictures of your previous work. If you have no idea about what you want, then it is best to let the artist take the lead.

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The dress

A veteran will always focus on the colours of your bridal attire, jewellery and the accessories. The colours hold a very important place while deciding the palette for your makeup. Beware of the artist who suggests the same colour of the eyeshadow as your attire. Priti Sahni will always go for the colours that will make your face stand out.

Photo: Priti Sahni.

Skin type

An artist needs to know the texture of your skin and hair, so as to work out the apt look for you. Skin and hair texture may vary in different weathers. The artist will keep in mind the kind of products he/she should be using on you, according to the season. While consulting the artist, it is important for you to be actively involved. Ask the artist to share with you the makeup and hair brands he/she uses. Check whether the brand is compatible with your skin type.

Photo: Tamanna Makeup.

Talk to your artist

Most brides do not bother about this one. But, if you wish to get the best out of an artist, you need to notice whether he/she is able to understand what exactly you want. Not only this, you should also be able to understand the working style of the artist. Remember, it is more of the skill of the artist that you are paying for, rather than the brands being used!

Photo: Priti Sahni.

Discuss the look

A makeup artist decides the look in advance. Share the kind of look you want or take suggestions from the artist. You can choose from various looks- natural look, smoky eyes, bronzy look, glossy makeup, Arabic makeup, classic retro and much more. A professional will always play with your features like eyes, lips, cheekbone, etc. You can opt for a trial session as well.

Photo: Tamanna Makeup.

The biggest day in the life of a girl is her wedding day. It is the day when all your dreams are about to come true and we are sure that nothing else matters. All you want to do is look breathtakingly gorgeous and finally take the plunge.

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