If you’re currently in the process of planning a wedding, you’ll probably have figured out that bridal makeup is hard.
Do you go glam or ultra-natural? Is it risky to do a bold lip on the most important day of your life? How do you amp it up while making sure that you still look like…. well, you?
Luckily, the work of a good makeup artist who specialises in bridal beauty can work wonders. A MUA expert will know all the tips, tricks and techniques that will keep your look in place all day—and ensure that it looks great in all 40,000 of your photographer’s portraits.
After a recommendation before you book? Here, our picks.
The Bridal Makeup Co
Started up by makeup artist Tobi Henney, The Bridal Makeup Co is a collective of artists who work across Sydney. Those looking for soft, smoky glam will find a match here.
Dewy skin, nude lips and what the kids call ‘eyebrows on fleek,’ Melissa Sassine is a wonder at wedding glam.
Gemma Nichols Hair & Makeup
A one-stop-shop for beauty, Gemma Nichols specialises in both hair and makeup, meaning she can help you visualise your entire look without bouncing back and forth.
Sonia Allen Wedding Makeup
Another collective, Sonia Allen and her team’s work often features in bridal magazines, in campaigns and in ads.
Sarah Marie Makeup
After working on celebrities, in editorials and in campaigns, Sarah Marie Makeup is a favourite in the bridal game.
Those looking for a fashion vibe should look to Liv Lundelius, who specialises in ethereal, whimsical looks.