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 components, particularly if the marriage or reception are outside. Humidity, warmth, and even extreme daylight can take a toll on the make-up. Whereas we can’t management the climate, we will prep the pores and skin and choose merchandise that work irrespective of the situations.
CRC: How do you modify up pores and skin prep for brides in comparison with different kinds of shoppers 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, you must have a very good understanding of your brides pores and skin and select the best pores and skin prep for every particular person bride. I decide this by texture, massive pores, breakouts, hyperpigmentation, and many others. Aside from beginning off with a clear face, pores and skin prep varies on account of pores and skin kind.
CRC: As everyone knows, a very good skincare routine is vital to have an incredible base for make-up. As make-up artists, we will all the time work our magic with pores and skin prep, however because you’re in contact with brides earlier than their massive day, do you give them any skincare recommendation so their pores and skin is in one of the best form attainable 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 massive day. This needs to be completed at the very least 3-6 months earlier than the marriage. Additionally, one week earlier than marriage ceremony day is a perfect time to obtain your remaining facial. Keep away from any form of peels or extractions. Oxygen remedy, hydra facials, and hydrating serums will assist lower puffiness and assist guarantee your pores and skin seems stunning the week of the marriage. The evening earlier than the massive day concentrate on hydration.