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

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Not every bride wants a makeup artist to paint her face on her wedding day. No one knows your contours, how makeup settles and moves or the textures that your skin loves as well as you do, so it's not crazy that you want to take control of how you look on the biggest day of your life. 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 editorial makeup artist Cassandra Garcia, who created the catwalk looks for Marchesa and Jenny Packham at the recent Bridal Fashion Week in New York, 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.

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