Flawless Skin For Wedding Make-up


When talking to my clients at their wedding trial, the same famous re-occurring words come up when explaining exactly what they want; Fresh, clean, photo friendly, flawless, glowing, vibrant healthy skin – not overdone.

Women want the flawless complexions of the many famous faces gracing the covers of today’s magazines for their wedding day.  Although magazines are known for their airbrushing touch-ups, the flawless skin look can be achieved not only with proper makeup techniques, but the way you take care of your skin leading up to your wedding day. Preparing your skin is crucial to helping you achieve the perfect wedding make-up look.

Cate BlanchettOne face that comes to mind as inspiration for great skin is Aussie Actress Cate Blanchett. After reading up on her skin regime I was amazed at how simple her skin routine is and how easily it can be achieved for you wedding day. Can you believe she uses Sorbolene cream to restore moisture to her face? Make sure you moisturise the days leading up to your wedding too. If you are staying in a hotel room the night before the wedding, remember the air conditioning can dry your skin. Also don’t forget the number one rule. Drink plenty of water to rehydrate your skin so that it doesn’t become discolored or dehydrated.

Cate Blanchett also recommends facials and eye masks for exhausted skin. Good habits are the key to beautiful skin – keep cleansing and moisturizing no matter what. Give yourself a gentle facial a couple of days before your wedding and use products you are familiar with or sensitive skin products. Give your skin time to settle.

Looking after your lips is essential – One of the most memorable moments of your wedding day is the big kiss! You want your lips to be lovely and soft for your first kiss as man and wife. Another famous Australian product Cate swears by is Lucas’ Pawpaw Ointment. This product is amazing for chapped lips. Use this every day in the week leading up to your wedding. Napoleon Lip Primer is also a favorite of mine. These products prepare your lips beautifully so when it comes to applying your lipstick on your wedding day, it will glide on with ease.

Lucas' Paw Paw OintmentLastly, the star is religious about removing her make-up and finds Organic Aloe Vera Gel a must in her beauty routine. The months leading up to your wedding are full of fun and it can be stressful on your skin. Hens nights, dinners etc means late nights. Keep some baby wipes or cleansing wipes next to your bed or you may regret it the next day. Alcohol is not great for your skin either (as we all know) so let your skin breathe, even if it is the last thing you feel like doing when you get home.

By following these simple, inexpensive tips you can prepare your skin for your wedding day makeup.