Tips for Long-Lasting Makeup on Your Wedding Day

June 19, 2015 at 11:58 am 1 comment

img_0089Say “I do” to looking your best on your wedding day with long-lasting makeup. Weddings are often all day celebrations and many photos are taken to commemorate this important life event. Pay attention to your makeup throughout the day with these simple tips and tricks to prevent fade out of your makeup Read on for these do-it-yourself tips for making makeup last longer on your wedding day.


Long-lasting makeup begins when you wake up in the morning. Thoroughly wash your face with your favorite cleanser, rinse and pat dry. Apply moisturizer containing SPF and allow to dry hallway before makeup application, be careful to not over-moisturize. If necessary, dot concealer sparingly underneath your eyes and on blemishes or blotches.


Use primer before applying foundation and eye makeup on your wedding day. Primer is a well-known base for making makeup last longer and is applied somewhat frugally. This also helps with combating shine, preventing eye makeup creases, assists with skin color correction and smoothing skin texture.

Choosing the Right Makeup

Select the right products when choosing your wedding makeup. Look for labels that advertise beauty items as “waterproof” or “long wearing.” Popular items include lipsticks, mascaras, lip liners, eye shadows, eye liners and blushes. When putting on your makeup, it is OK to mix and match creams and powders. However, apply cream makeup before powder. An added benefit is the powder helps “set” your makeup. Always do a test-run of your makeup before your wedding day to avoid potential allergies and to make sure you like your look.

Make Mascara Last Longer

Emotions run high on your wedding day, avoid smearing mascara from tears of joy and happiness with these simple tricks. Use a mascara primer before applying your mascara. Choose waterproof mascara with a thin brush in your desired color.

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Before applying lipstick use a lip liner, this helps prevent lipstick from bleeding. Apply two thin layers of lipstick using a lipstick brush. Stains and matte often last longer than glosses that may slip and slide during the day. Use lip gloss sparingly in the center of your lips, avoid the corners.

Powder Power

Set your makeup with translucent powder, paying the most attention to the shine zones: nose, chin and forehead.. Avoid applying too much a this may result in a chalky finish

Carry blotting tissues for on-the-go touch ups during your wedding day.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. jessybutler  |  June 20, 2015 at 5:22 am

    Reblogged this on Big Fat Party Events and commented:
    I love head decorations like this…So elegant


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