Because the busiest bridal season kicks off within the spring and runs by way of early fall, make-up artists are up in opposition to a slew of environmental components, particularly if the marriage or reception are open air. Humidity, warmth, and even extreme daylight can take a toll on the make-up. Whereas we can not 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 alter up pores and skin prep for brides in comparison with different varieties of purchasers for various occasions?
STEPHANIE: I all the time begin by cleansing the face, neck and décolleté. I like to make use of micellar water with cotton rounds. For my brides, I all the time have a hydrating masks and or eye patches. By the point of the marriage day, it’s best to have a very good understanding of your brides pores and skin and select the precise pores and skin prep for every particular person bride. I decide this by texture, giant pores, breakouts, hyperpigmentation, and so forth. Aside from beginning off with a clear face, pores and skin prep varies attributable to pores and skin kind.
CRC: As everyone knows, a very good skincare routine is essential to have an excellent base for make-up. As make-up artists, we are able to all the time work our magic with pores and skin prep, however because you’re in contact with brides earlier than their large day, do you give them any skincare recommendation so their pores and skin is in one of the best form doable for the marriage?
STEPHANIE: One factor I all the time 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 performed no less than 3-6 months earlier than the marriage. Additionally, one week earlier than marriage ceremony day is a perfect time to obtain your last facial. Keep away from any sort 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 lovely the week of the marriage. The evening earlier than the large day deal with hydration.