Wedding day is one of the biggest events in one’s life. Many brides dream for this day to come, and surely, they crucially plan and prepare before it so that their dream wedding will be achieved, and they’ll have an amazingly memorable celebration! Deciding to have a grand wedding or even a simple one is always full of responsibilities. One of the things you need to pay attention to is your makeup during the big day! You might think that it’s just makeup, easy and quick, however, it is a very important element in preparing and a crucial portion as well where many get indecisive, time-consumed and sometimes disappointed.
To aid you with that, here are 6 tips in preparing for your actual makeup on your wedding day:
 CHOOSE YOUR MAKEUP ARTIST METICULOUSLY
Makeup artists are knowledgeable and skillful in the makeup artistry, however, they also have specialties. If you want to be rest assured that you will have the finished product that you are expecting, see to it that you meticulously and wisely choose the makeup artist that will work on you for your special day.
Make sure that the makeup artist mainly specializes in bridal makeup or wedding makeup in general. Other participants in the entourage may also have their makeup done by the excellent makeup artist that you have chosen and also with his/her colleagues who are also exemplary. He/she knows what you need and visualizes what you want. You will be suggested with what he/she thinks looks great on you for a momentous occasion.
The makeup artist must be responsible, punctual and with a good reputation among other clients too. Choosing the makeup artist is an important part of makeup preparation because he/she will have the hands that will spruce you up as you become a bride.
 NEVER FORGET THE MAKEUP TRIAL
To know further what the makeup artist can do, you have to try and test. Never skip the makeup trial, even when you’ve heard that he/she is a good makeup artist. The purpose of this is to see which is suitable for your skin, you face, your wedding gown and your other clothes for the day.
Makeup trial is needed for you to also see what you want to see and for you to have a glimpse of how you will look like on the actual day. Another thing is that you’ll be able to know whether the products used on your face are good and comfortable. Doing a makeup trial will keep you away from on-the-day makeup problems.
 CONSIDER CLOTHES’ COLOR
The wedding dress is usually white in color. Some, however, due to their creativity, their thought of having a unique one and probably their dream, choose a different color. There’s pink, gray, black, red and many more.
When you decide for your makeup color, make sure that you consider the color of your wedding gown. During your makeup trial, you can wear a shirt with the same color as your gown, so that you can see how the colors match or not.
 CONTINUE YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE
If you have a skincare routine that has been taking good care of your face for a long time already, continue it so that your face will look constantly fresh. Also, putting skincare creams and other treatments might also fight any irritations that may be caused by the makeup used on you.
 WEAR WATERPROOF
Don’t ever forget to use waterproof makeup. Wedding is such an event filled with joyful and emotional moments. Usually, it is the bride who cries a lot, so get ready with a waterproof makeup if you don’t want your face to easily lose makeup after crying. Also, this is safe so that the lack mascara, if any, won’t scatter.
 YOU MUST GLOW THE BRIGHTEST
During your wedding day, it must be you who will stand out among the many. You’re the special flower of the day. Let the makeup artist know that the bride must look her best on a beautiful day. You’re already beautiful face must be even more beautiful. It’s not about how thick the makeup is but about how appropriate it is on you. It must make you glow the brightest among your numerous visitors. You must still look fresh and not haggard after a long day.
 BEAUTY SLEEP IS A MUST!
Above all, a beautiful makeup won’t be able to do its full work if you don’t rest well the night before the event. Get enough proper sleep, so you won’t look restless and haggard but blooming, cheerful and reinvigorated.
Your wedding day is a very special occurrence, a highlight. Be certain that everything is alright and flawless in planning.Be wise in preparing because little shortcomings might result negatively. It’s your precious day, so you must fully enjoy it and look your best! Most of all, don’t forget to wear your happiest smile; it’s your most beautiful accessory.
Nicole Ann Pore is a daytime writer for Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy, Australia’s leading beauty brand that offers a wide selection of prestige cosmetics suitable for everybody. Taking care of the skin and keeping oneself hygienic, beautiful and healthy are some of the many topics she writes about. She also does research and shares her thoughts regarding people’s use of makeup and the artistry itself. | Nicole graduated Cum Laude from De La Salle University Manila, Philippines with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts. “To God be all the glory”