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Bridal Makeup According to Face Shape

If you have decided on your wedding dress and hairstyle, you only need to make one more move to be a bride that the guests will not be able to take their eyes off you on your wedding day: to have a bridal makeup suitable for your face shape. Therefore, in this article, we will answer the question of how to make bridal makeup according to face shape and we will talk in detail about which applications are correct and give perfect results. You may be the ones who say "I'm going to the hairdresser anyway, why do I need to read this article". But if you know what kind of makeup you will have for your wedding day, you will not leave your job to chance. So, are you ready to smile radiantly at your future spouse and guests on your wedding day with flawless facial features, a great eye makeup and attractive looking lips? Then let's move on to our article.

What You Should Know Before Getting Your Makeup Done

Let's move on to our article, but first we would like to make a few reminders: If possible, make an agreement with your hairdresser and make-up artist for a rehearsal before the wedding. (It wouldn't be very heartwarming to have a make-up you don't like or don't feel comfortable with on the day you should be the happiest, would it?)

No matter what skin type and face shape you have; you should not neglect to apply moisturizer to your skin and lips before starting makeup. In addition, with the massage applied to your skin while applying moisturizer, the blood circulation of your skin will increase and your face will look more vibrant.

By the way, let us make one more small warning to our brides-to-be. If the materials used for your bridal makeup belong to the makeup artist, you should get the same color of your lipstick. You will need this when your lipstick needs to be refreshed throughout the day. After sharing this information as an earring in your ear, let's come to the details.

So is the topic of bridal makeup closed by reading this article? Of course not. Skin and eye color are also important in your makeup preference. We did not include that topic in this article because we did not want to bore you. But after this article, we recommend you to take a look at this article: How Should Bridal Makeup Be Suitable for Skin and Eye Color?. Then don't say you didn't tell us, we missed it, my makeup didn't suit me at all, because we don't accept excuses.

How Can I Learn My Face Shape?

The title of our article is how to make bridal makeup according to face shapes, we understood that. So what will you do if you don't know your face shape yet? At this point, we recommend you to read this article first: Face Types and Bridal Hair Selection(Since the choice of bridal hair is usually made before the choice of make-up, you can find answers to your questions on that subject as well).

Once you know your face shape, we can move on to how to make the most suitable bridal makeup for you. (Finally!)

How to Make Bridal Makeup for Round Face Shape?

Bridal makeup for round faces can give excellent results, especially when done by professional hands. For this reason, it may be a good decision for you to agree with a well-known and reliable makeup artist. Let's talk about the details of makeup applications.

Contour Application

The purpose of contouring is to make the face reflect an ideal appearance as much as possible. By applying shading techniques on the face with the use of illuminant and bronzer, it is aimed to make every face type resemble the oval face, which is the ideal face type. How to do makeup tricks on a round face? If we come to the details of the contour application; Apply a foundation that is 2 shades darker than your skin color as a sloping line approximately 2 fingers wide across your forehead, accepting the roots of your hair as the road line. Draw a thin line along the two lines from the end point of your eyebrows to the sides of your nose. For shading that will make your face look thinner, apply a thin layer of dark foundation along the line starting from the edges of your ears to the edge of your lips, then evenly distribute all the lines with the help of a sponge. You can use the illuminator where you do not use bronzer. In other words, you should apply it on your forehead, the center of your chin and under your eyes.

Blush Usage

We have stated that the cheekbones of people with a round face are not prominent. You can emphasize your cheekbones with the use of blush. While the contour application creates the lines of your face, you can make these lines more prominent with other applications. You can decide the blush you will apply in a line from your cheekbones to your temples according to your skin color.

Eye Makeup

The advice we will give to our round-faced brides-to-be on behalf of bridal makeup will be to have a remarkable eye makeup. You can look gorgeous on your wedding day with make-up that emphasizes the eyes and lips. Therefore, the makeup material that must be used in your eye makeup will be eyeliner. Eye makeup with a prominent eyeliner and misty eye makeup are the most suitable for you.

Lipstick Selection

Your bridal makeup is almost over... Finally, when you color your lips with a lipstick that suits your skin color and style, you are ready for your gorgeous wedding day. The point you will pay attention to in your lipstick selection is how assertive you want to look with colors suitable for your skin color. If we talk in general; If you have fair skin, you can choose a red lipstick with pink and peach tones. If you have wheat skin, you can choose nude tones, and if you have brown skin, you can choose nude tones as well as assertive colors such as damson, red and coffee tones.

How to Make Bridal Makeup for Rectangular Face Shape?

In order for your bridal makeup to look perfect, your facial features should resemble an oval face, which is the ideal face shape. When a good contouring technique is applied, you can get the gorgeous look you want. For this, we recommend that you entrust yourself to a professional makeup artist who specializes in contouring techniques. Now let's come to the details of rectangular face makeup...

Contour Application

The angular facial features of people with a rectangular face shape should be softened by applying an intense contour application to the angular facial features. To do this, first highlight your cheekbones using a foundation 2 shades darker than your skin color and a contour brush. The base should be under your cheekbones and you should apply bronzer along a line with soft movements. You should use oval lines, not vertical or horizontal lines. Since you have a wide and angular forehead, you should also apply bronzer to the corners of your forehead to make your lines look softer. The same color foundation should be applied with a thinner brush under the eyebrows and on the sides of the wings of the nose with a thin line. Finally, bronzer should be applied along the line where the lower lip ends to make your lips look fuller. You should first apply the illuminator under your eyes. Then, you should apply it on your cheekbones, under your eyebrows and on your eye fountains. While bronzer should be used under the lip, illuminator should be used on the upper lip. After applying illuminator to the center of your upper lip, when you apply some illuminator on your nose and eyelids, your contouring process is over.

Eye Makeup

Eye makeup is very important for rectangular faces because it is eye-catching. The thing to be considered when applying your eye makeup is to apply your eyeliner horizontally. In order not to make your face look longer, your eyes should be made to look slanted in eyeliner and pencil applications. For this, you can also choose an eye make-up with only eyeliner applied along with intense eye make-up. In order for your gaze to be effective and attractive, an eye make-up with light tones on your eye fountains is a nice option for you. You can complete your eye makeup with the use of eye shadow, eyeliner and mascara in shades suitable for your skin and eye color. The point we should underline is that you should never draw tails that extend upwards when using eyeliner, your eyeliner should be applied horizontally.

Foundation Use

After contouring, you should use a foundation in a color tone suitable for your skin. For this, you should try the foundation on your neck. If your skin is smooth and you think that you do not need too much foundation application, you can fix your face makeup with the use of a powder after the contour application. If you are going to use foundation, you can apply the powder with a soft brush with tampon movements without pressing on your face to fix your makeup.

Blush Usage

If you have rectangular facial features, it is enough to lightly apply a blush in a tone suitable for your skin color on your cheekbones with a tampon movement. While blushes in pink and peach tones suit our fair-skinned brides-to-be very well, our dark-skinned brides-to-be can choose golden and honey-colored blushes.

Lipstick Usage

Brides-to-be with rectangular facial features need to draw attention to the center parts of their faces. In this sense, eyes and lips are two areas where you can draw attention. We talked about the details of eye makeup, let's talk about how the right applications should be for your lips... In order to make your lips look full and remarkable, you can get help from your lipstick as well as bronzer and illuminator application. You can achieve great results with a gloss or a lipstick in light tones that you will use by extending your lip edges well beyond your lips. Remember that the lipsticks you should use for this should be in natural tones and light colors. In addition, let us state that our brides-to-be with small lips should avoid the use of dark lipstick. Because dark tones will make your lips look even smaller. You have applied your lipstick and you are ready for your gorgeous wedding day. You look great!

How to Make Bridal Makeup for Oval Face Shape?

Contour Application

Contouring is applied according to the face shape you have while applying makeup. The aim of the contouring process is to bring the face shapes closer to the ideal oval face with shading techniques. Therefore, you do not need too much contour application. Instead, you can use highlighter on your forehead, chin, nose, upper lip and under your eyes. If you want your face to look thinner, you can apply a foundation one color darker than your skin color diagonally on both sides of your forehead and from your cheekbones to your temples.

Blush Usage

People with oval faces usually have prominent cheekbones. With the right blush application, you can make your cheekbones look even more beautiful. For this, you should apply your blush as a horizontal line from your cheekbones to your ears.

Eye Makeup

The most important detail that affects the whole makeup is eye makeup. Eye makeup can be done in different types to reflect the desired effect. Misty eye makeup can be an alternative for impressive and deep looks. Your eye color is the factor that plays a role in the colors chosen and the makeup materials used while applying eye makeup. If we talk about the colors generally used according to eye colors; almost any shade of eyeshadow can be used for brown eyes, soft colors suit green eyes very well, while gray and dark blue colored differences can be preferred for blue eyes.

Lipstick Selection

The final touch of bridal makeup is done with lipstick. What will determine your lipstick color is what kind of look you want to gain with your eye makeup. When an assertive eye makeup is done, it is preferred that the lips are in a soft color. Brides-to-be who prefer to look remarkable can use shades such as red, burgundy and damson in their lipsticks according to their skin color and eye makeup.

How to Make Bridal Makeup for a Square Face Shape?

Contour Application

The purpose of contouring is usually to achieve oval facial features. What people with square facial features should do for an oval face appearance is quite easy. By choosing a bronzer that is 1.5 - 2 tones darker than your skin color, you should first draw a line under your cheekbones. Then, by applying bronzer to the corners of the face you want to hide and your temples, an oval shape is obtained on your face. Afterwards, a homogeneous appearance is obtained on your skin by distributing the bronzer with a brush.

Highlighter should be used on the points that are desired to appear in the foreground. In other words, you are ready for your eye makeup after distributing the illuminant you use on the cheekbones, middle of the forehead and chin with a brush.

Eye Makeup

Before moving on to the details of eye makeup, it is useful to state to our brides-to-be. Your eye makeup should be applied immediately after the contour application. When eye makeup is applied after using foundation on the face, the face makeup will be distorted as the face will be touched. After the eye makeup is finished, you can use products such as foundation and fixative. The main point in eye makeup is that it is a remarkable makeup. The eyes can be the most beautiful area that will attract attention on square faces. For this, a misty eye makeup that suits your eye and skin color will be a great choice.

Foundation Use

After contouring, you can even out the color distribution of your skin with a foundation suitable for your skin. To choose the most suitable foundation for you, you should remember that you should try the foundation on your neck, not on your wrist or hand.

Blush Usage

The most important point you should pay attention to when using a blush in a tone suitable for your skin is that your blush should not come to the place where you apply contouring. Therefore, your blush should be applied on your cheekbones with the help of a brush. The blushes you will prefer according to your skin color are pink and peach tones, gold and honey colors. While golden colored ones look great on dark skin tones, peach and pink tones give a pleasant appearance to fair skin tones.

Lipstick

We would like to give you a few tips that will also be useful for you in lipstick use. If your lips are small, dark lipsticks will make your lips look even smaller. For this reason, it would be a more appropriate choice for our brides-to-be with small lips to use lipsticks in nude tones. You can move your lipstick in matte lipsticks and nude tones slightly outside the lip line. Also, using lip liner will help your lips look bigger.

How to Make Bridal Makeup According to Heart Face Shape?

Contour Application

In make-up applications or haircuts, every face shape is generally tried to resemble the oval face shape. Therefore, haircuts are applied individually with different contouring techniques. We can say that the heart face shape resembles an inverted triangle. A wide and open forehead and a pointed chin form the facial features of people with a heart face shape. With the contouring technique, the forehead becomes less wide and the chin gains an appearance close to normal. If we come to the heart face contouring application; For this, take a foundation 2 shades darker than your skin color. With the foundation, draw a slanted line from your forehead to your temples on both sides, after applying it to your jawbone, distribute the bronzer with the help of a sponge. To shade your nose, apply bronzer starting from the center of your eyebrows along the edge line of your nose and distribute it with a sponge. After using the illuminator, the contouring process is over. You need to apply the illuminator in the center of the forehead, nose and chin, and along the line from your eye fountains to your under eyes.

Eye Makeup

One of the face shapes that intense eye makeup will look best on is heart faces. Misty eye makeup and those made with intense eyeliner use will also give you a nice look. A detail that should be applied in your eye makeup is that light tones should be used around your eye fountains. Apart from that, you can make your eye makeup with shades suitable for your skin color and eye color. If we talk in general; green-eyed brides-to-be can have misty eye makeup in red tones, brown-eyed ones in earth tones, and blue-eyed ones in gray tones.

Foundation Use

When buying foundation, we recommend that you try your foundation on your neck to make sure you get a tone that suits you. The foundation applied to your skin after your eye makeup will make your skin look flawless on your wedding day.

Blush Usage

People with a heart face shape usually have prominent cheekbones. For this reason, you should prevent your cheekbones from becoming more prominent when using blush. You can apply blush lightly on your cheekbones in a round shape outside the contouring area. The one in natural tones according to your skin color will be a more suitable option for you.

Lipstick

Brides-to-be with a heart face shape can draw attention from the chin to their lips by making their lips look more voluminous. For this, you can use a lipstick or gloss in natural tones by overflowing your lips. Using lip liner will also make your lips look fuller. Even if your eye makeup is assertive, lipsticks in striking tones will look nice on you. Therefore, do not hesitate to use a bright red lipstick if it is compatible with your overall makeup. If you prefer natural options, you can use a lipstick in nude tones.

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