by Vikki Aldridge from Vikki Aldridge - Makeup Artist, Nail & Hair Stylist
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My Eyes Always Look Tired. How Do I Prevent This Throughout My Wedding Day?
"By drinking lots of water leading up to your wedding day and trying to sleep as much as you can the night before. Finding a good makeup artist who can make your eyes sparkle is paramount too. Your makeup artist needs to know and be confident in covering discolouration under the eyes if needed.If you are applying your own makeup, don't put too much makeup under your eyes. Use a... Read More »
How Are You Going to Achieve a Healthy Glow on My Cheeks?
"I like to add some illuminizer on the cheeks after i finish the makeup. I apply a powder or cream after the blush. For powder, i use a soft brush and lightly place some illuminizer over the top of the blush and sometimes i use a blush with illuginiser in it like hourglass ambient lighting. For cream illuminizer i use a fibre optic brush and stipple the illuminizer into the... Read More »
How Many Different Looks Can I Have During a Trial?
"Most brides i see come with an idea of how they want their makeup to look. Sometimes we may try another look i.e.; eyes may be stronger or lipstick colour changed. Generally 2 looks will be sufficient during your trial. I ask my brides to look on Pinterest or to google looks they like, be it just eyes or just lips, skin, cheeks etc and bring it along to the trial.... Read More »
Do You Have Photos of Your Previous Wedding Makeup Work?
Yes i do :) Vikki Aldridge
Does the Make-up Need to Be caked on/ Heavy So the Photos Look Good?
"These days makeup is pretty pigmented so it does not need to be caked on to look good. Your makeup artist should understand your skin and check if any pigmentation or spots need covering up which can be done by colour correcting. Makeup does need to be a little stronger /brighter to be picked up by the camera so you may find your eye makeup may be a tiny bit... Read More »