For Better or For Worse?
During my time off between Christmas and New Years I made my way to Sephora for my free wedding consult (I had a coupon to waive the $50 purchase). So with a girlfriend in tow we headed downtown to see what look they would come up with. To sum things up, I absolutely loved what Emily from Sephora did with my skin but I wasn’t sold 100% on the eyes. I don’t own foundation and usually don’t wear anything on my face, and if I do it is a tinted moisturizer and a light powder. So I didn’t want anything cakey, but I was looking for nice even coverage that would photograph well and last all day.
She used Makeup Forever HD Foundation on my skin and I absolutely loved it. I have since tried to purchase my shade (118) twice since then and both locations were sold out. For my eyes she used Too Faced Brown Eyeshadows to create an ombre eye makeup look where it starts out very light and fades to dark rather than the conventional smokey eye. I did like this look but it didn’t really grab me enough for the wedding I don’t think. More importantly when my fiance saw it, he said “Meh, it’s okay. I’ve seen you do better” so that definitely soured my opinion of it. I think false eyelashes, which I plan to wear for my wedding, would’ve made a huge difference with this look.
So when we arrived home, the brainstorming began of ways to spice the look up a little and make it a bit more “me”. Using a touch of Club Eyeshadow by MAC and mostly Envy Eyeshadow by Makeup Geek I darkened the entire outer eye and used Retrospeck Eyeshadow by MAC to help blend the smokey forest green across the eye but keep the inner portion nice and light. This is a very shimmery look, so I am a little concerned about how well it would photograph on a big day like my wedding. And I am aware this is certainly a more dramatic look than the majority of bridal makeup out there, but it also feels and looks more like me.
What do you all think of these two? And please let me know how you guys feel these two looks compare to the two I previously showed in the post “I Do?“.
The day is nearing closer, I need your help!!