Doing Your Own Wedding-Day Makeup? You Need to Read This


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Not every bride wants a makeup artist to paint their face on her wedding day. No one knows more about your contours, your skin texture or how makeup tends to settle on your face like you do. That being said, it's not absurd that you want to take control of how you look on your big day.

As with anything wedding-related, doing your own makeup just takes careful planning and a little practice to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible on the big day. We called on Bobbi Brown's editorial makeup artist, Cassandra Garcia (she created the runway looks for Marchesa and Jenny Packham at the recent Bridal Fashion Week in New York) and asked for her top tips on doing your own wedding makeup. Keep scrolling for everything you need to know about DIY bridal beauty, in the words of a pro.

Now all that's left is to say "I do."