Your Bridal Look: The Second Most Important Decision After Choosing Your Groom

When it comes to bridal looks, I am one that believes in a classic look rather than a trendy one. Looks of course will change over the years, but when it comes to how a bride looks on her wedding day, classic is always a great way to go and one that will outlive any trend–that goes for the dress, hair and make-up too!

Although I believe a more classy look will never fail, it’s always a good idea to add your own unique flare and style as well. With that said, what exactly does “classic” look like?

When it comes to make-up on your wedding day, you want to make sure your guests will recognize you and you still look like yourself, just a bit more dolled up. Soft shimmery shadows (nothing with too much glitter — remember you want the focus on YOU not your make-up), light pink or peach blushes, soft pinks or nudes for the lips, a little bit of highlight and contour, with bold lashes to add a touch of drama and you can’t go wrong with this look! And don’t forget the frame of your face — your eyebrows!

Whether you have decided to wear your hair up, down or half up, less structure (meaning not a ton of hair spray or TOO much backcombing — you’re more than likely going to have some amount of backcombing) should be a major guideline when deciding what to do with your hair on your special day. Other things to do take into consideration when choosing a hairstyle are your dress, theme and venue, time of year and perhaps even your groom’s preference of how he likes your hair 🙂 I personally wore my hair up for my wedding day because I knew that was how my now husband likes my hair!

Tip: if you are looking to add a little more volume to your look but your hair isn’t long enough or you have finer hair to begin with, hair extensions can be a great solution and something to strongly consider. 

 

A hint of color to the lips, nothing too dramatic, adds a soft, romantic touch.

A hint of color to the lips, nothing too dramatic, adds a soft, romantic touch.

 

Keeping your hair pulled back allows your groom, photographer and guests to focus on your glowing face.

Keeping your hair pulled back allows your groom, photographer and guests to focus on your glowing face.

 

A softer smokey eye can be perfect for a classic wedding look!

A softer smokey eye can be perfect for a classic wedding look!

Are you getting married this summer? Do you have your desired look already picked out or are you still deciding? Let us know and we would love to see your looks! Tag us in your photos on Facebook (Evergreen Beauty College) or use the hashtag #lifeat_ebc for our Instagram users!

 

 

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