For the reason that busiest bridal season kicks off within the spring and runs by early fall, make-up artists are up towards a slew of environmental elements, particularly if the marriage or reception are outdoor. Humidity, warmth, and even extreme daylight can take a toll on the make-up. Whereas we can’t management the climate, we are able to prep the pores and skin and choose merchandise that work regardless of the circumstances.
CRC: How do you modify up pores and skin prep for brides in comparison with different varieties of shoppers for various occasions?
STEPHANIE: I at all times begin by cleansing the face, neck and décolleté. I like to make use of micellar water with cotton rounds. For my brides, I at all times have a hydrating masks and or eye patches. By the point of the marriage day, it’s best to have an excellent understanding of your brides pores and skin and select the appropriate pores and skin prep for every particular person bride. I decide this by texture, giant pores, breakouts, hyperpigmentation, and so on. Apart from beginning off with a clear face, pores and skin prep varies as a consequence of pores and skin kind.
CRC: As everyone knows, an excellent skincare routine is vital to have an excellent base for make-up. As make-up artists, we are able to at all times work our magic with pores and skin prep, however because you’re in contact with brides earlier than their huge day, do you give them any skincare recommendation so their pores and skin is in the very best form doable for the marriage?
STEPHANIE: One factor I at all times inform brides to by no means do is begin any new remedies or merchandise one month earlier than the large day. This needs to be accomplished at the very least 3-6 months earlier than the marriage. Additionally, one week earlier than wedding ceremony day is a perfect time to obtain your last facial. Keep away from any type of peels or extractions. Oxygen remedy, hydra facials, and hydrating serums will assist lower puffiness and assist guarantee your pores and skin appears to be like stunning the week of the marriage. The night time earlier than the large day concentrate on hydration.