I love doing bridesmaids makeup – although I do have to say there is a tendency for bridesmaid’s to ask for a deeply smokey eye and big brows for their wedding look. While I do love a big brow & smokey design this look will not suit every occasion, and in some circumstances, will clash dramatically with their outfits. An alternative which I think works really well is a nice light brown eye – neatly lined with a pencil that has a slight sparkle to it. This just subtly brings the eyes out, whilst not detracting from the bride’s own makeup design. It seems to always work for younger bridesmaids, as it keeps their glowing youth whilst giving them a little something extra.
Something which I have as my own personal ethos as a makeup artist is I will NEVER cover freckles up. There are 2 reasons for this. 1) Your freckles are apart of you and should be celebrated like everything else about who you are. To cover them should be a criminal offence as freckles are super cute! 2) Covering up freckles using foundation can result in the skin looking over-done and the foundation looking milky over them, so I vow never to do it!
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