Vermont Bride LOOKBOOK - Issue No. 7

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tips & tricks for a professional (and photo worthy) makeup application By: Jennifer Goslovich Owner; PierVana Hair-Spa-Jewels


You have spent endless hours getting every detail just perfect. You have a talented photographer, your wedding gown is amazing, and the location is breathtaking. You’ve decided to do your own hair and makeup, because you always get compliments, but now you are getting a little anxious. Will it will show up on camera? What if you put too much on? Will you choose the right colors? As a Professional make-up artist I have a few tricks of my own. I start with super hydrated skin, using a non greasy, lightweight moisturizer that will plump up your skin and keep it really hydrated. I don't recommend one with SPF as it's generally not photo friendly for flash photography. Your makeup will go on better with hydrated skin and your skin will look young and fresh. I use Bioelements Beyond Hydration. Next, apply a matte foundation so your skin will not look shiny and reflective. Shiny skin does not show up well in photos or on film, and can make you 12 | Vermont Bride LOOKBOOK


look like you have really oily skin, reflect too much light, or be really distracting. My Favorite is Mirabella's Skin Tint Creme applied with Mirabella's Foundation brush. For flawless skin you want a full coverage foundation, along with concealer and powder. You want your skin to look even and have enough coverage to conceal any redness, blemishes, discoloration, dark circles. The end result should be matte. If your skin is already blemish free and even, then use something a little sheerer like Mirabella's CC Creme. I strongly suggest avoiding shimmer, glitter, or shiny makeup products. These types of products can reflect light too much. If I do add any luminizing product it is very subtle and highlights the features only a little, such as a bit on the top of the cheekbones.

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