Thursday, March 14, 2013

girly delights: wedding makeup and hair trial

      On Saturday, I had a wedding makeup hair and trial done. It is an additional expense, but some people I know have not liked their wedding-day makeup, so I figured it was worth the price.
      To get some ideas, I Googled "wedding makeup" first, but I found it difficult to imagine how makeup shown on mostly Caucasian models would translate when applied to my features. I ended up Googling "Asian makeup." Here are the looks I shared with the makeup artist:
      She recommended the leftmost look as a good choice, so that's what I went with.

      This is the hairstyle I wanted:

 After 90 minutes of curling, dabbing, airbrushing, the skillful application of almost 3 dozen bobby pins, and more, here's the results:






    Most people do their makeup trial on the same day as their engagement photo shoot, but the guy and I had no such plans. However, we did go out for Italian food, then shot a few candid pics in our natural habitat (at home, on our couch). ; )

7 comments:

  1. You look gorgeous. Even more so than your usual gorgeous self, I mean. And the hair is really great on you!

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  2. carol_prettythingsMarch 15, 2013 at 12:59 AM

    You look lovely, Carrie!

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  3. Love the look, especially your hair! My best friend did my makeup and hair. (She's learned from her mom, who does hair part-time. :)

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  4. So what's your verdict on this look? Was it comfortable? I think the make-up and hair trial looks really nice!

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  5. Thank you, Gracey! I think the curls are my favorite part of the look. :)

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  6. Thank you, Ashley! I think it's great that your best friend did your makeup and hair - it really adds a personal touch to an already special day. :)

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