Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life so you have to start it being relaxed and well prepared. Consequently, the most important thing is that you should feel comfortable with the person who is doing your hair and make up.
1. Beauty Regime before the big day
There are a few things to consider a few weeks prior to your wedding day, to get that glowing, fresh-faced look. Try your skin and nail care plan should be started about 6 weeks before the wedding. Discuss with your beautician having regular facials and manicures.
Avoid getting too much sun before your wedding. Sunburns and peeling skin mustn’t sabotage your wedding day. Consider Spray-on-tanning, a 100% natural way to achieve a tan.
Consider the importance of Body-Mind-Spirit - what's going on inside is just as important to looking good. You know preparing for a wedding is very stressful and if you are not looking after yourself by not getting enough sleep or not eating properly it will, without a doubt, show on your face.
Consider having a relaxing massage once a week for a month and also a day before the wedding, if you are really stressed out. It is worth burning some relaxing essential oils around the house to help calm your nerves.
Valerian tea will help you if you are having trouble sleeping, try it before going to bed. It is available from most health food shops.
After you have chosen make-up artist, start organize a trial around 1-2 months before the wedding, after.
It is a good idea to have your bridesmaids with you to give their input and also advise what kind of look they want themselves.
Take pictures from magazines to show the make-up artist various looks that appeal to you.
Mention any particular ways you wear your make-up if you have any skin problems or allergies etc.
If you are having a day-time wedding it is ideal to organize the trial during the day as this will give you a better idea as to how the make-up will look.
4. Have pictures and swatches of wedding dress and bridesmaid's dresses
If make-up artist has pictures of the dresses it will give him a starting point for designing the perfect look for you and your bridesmaids.
When you choose colours fabric swatches of the wedding dress bridesmaid's dresses and a description of the flowers will also help. The colours should compliment both the dress and the flowers.