Makeup for brides in France

Those that know me will tell you that im no expert in makup, after working in the NHS for over 20 years where your only allowed to wear minimum makeup, no nail varnish etc. I have little experience of wearing it my self, only for nights out ans special occasions, but having worked in photography and the wedding industry for many years now I have picked up many useful tips for brides from makeup artists.

So your getting married abroad, and want to know what is the best foundation that will last and look great in Photos.

The answer you probably dont want to hear,but is the most helpful is, its all in the preparation. Start now with a good skin care routine, cleanse tone moisturise. A flawless base is key.

If you are going to be doing your own makeup yourself, book yourself in with a makeup artist now. They can show you how to do your makeup and you can practise right up until the big day.

Best Bridal Foundations

You will need a good long lasting foundation which give unwanted white flashbacks on your photos.

Here are a few favourites that are highly recommended.

  • Armani Luminous Silk
  • It Cosmetics CC cream
  • Nars Light Reflecting
  • Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush

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Fine art style wedding couple in France next to a tree
Black and white wedding couple portrait in France

Best Bridal Concealers

To achieve flawless looking skin that doesn't cake up around the eyes and can cover up any stress spots or blemishes then these two are great.

  • Mac 24HR Studio Fix, smooth wear concealer
  • Make UP Forever Ultra HD

Best Face SPF For Brides

If your getting married in France or else wear hot, you want to protect your face prior to the big day. You dont want to be red burnt or peeling on your big day. These two will help protect your face and wont cause breakouts.

  • La Roche-Posay anti shine 50 spf
  • Neutrogena Clear Face 55 spf

Other go to Make up Items For Brides in France

Another couple of other go to items to have in your bag are a tinted moisturiser/sheer foundation for day time wear and buildable for evening has SPF to help keep your skin safe. Remember to get the next shade up for when you have a tan.

To get that gorgeous all over glowy healthy skin look a boy oil, this one smells stunning to.

A great setting Powder is really important too, to keep you looking flawless in the heat.

  • Estee Lauder double wear
  • Nuxe multi-purpose dry oil.
  • Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless finish Powder

If your planning a wedding in France please get in touch