Destination Bridal Beauty: DOs and DON’Ts

More and more brides are opting for a destination weddings! Not only can they be more economical, but the backdrop is priceless. We’ve done our share of destination weddings this year. So here are a few pointers in planning your bridal look for your destination wedding:

DO

  • Have a trial before departing, if you’re makeup+hair artist is accompanying you. If you’re doing a Kate, as in doing your own makeup, take a personal makeup class  to perfect your technique and determine products.
  • Use a humidity proof hairspray and matte foundations and concealers. Airbrush would be ideal.
  • Get a haircut and/or color  7 to 10 days before leaving
  • Apply sunscreen if you’re going to be in the sun and/or want a health tan.

DON’T

  • Go in the sun if you peel or burn even with sunscreen.
  • Go in the sun, if you don’t want to become darker.
  • Blot away oil and sweat with powder foundation. It will only make you look cakey. Stick with translucent powders or blot/finishing powders or blot paper.
  • Apply thick and sticky glosses. Otherwise your lips will be a magnet for sand.

XOXO,

Shobana

The Bridal Beauty Blogger

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