How-Tos > How-To: Classic Bridal Makeup
Last updated: September 13, 2017

How-To: Classic Bridal Makeup

close formula

How-To: Classic Bridal Makeup

A wedding is the most important day in a person’s life. For the bride, that means looking natural, beautiful and above all flawless. The experts at Bodyography Cosmetics share their how-to for creating the perfect, minimal look that will make any bride shine on her special day.

More How-Tos
7 Tips for Bridal Makeup
Highlight & Contour

Never Underestimate Your Power to Transform!


  • close formula

    Start with a clean primed face using Veil Foundation Primer to smooth the surface, prep the skin for foundation and control oil and shine throughout the day.

  • close formula

    Apply a long wearing foundation with good coverage, such as Silk Cream Compact Foundation, but Natural Finish Foundation would work beautifully as well. Buff the makeup into the skin for flawless coverage, add extra coverage to the under eye area to conceal imperfections with Skin Perfector Concealer and set with Every Finish Powder.

  • close formula

    Apply a natural contour with a matte bronzer like Sand Dune with the contour brush, apply Afterglow powder blush to the high apple of the cheeks and Devoted Expression as a highlight. Use the Essential Brow Trio with the Brow/lash brush to intensify and add structure to the brows.

  • close formula

    Prime the eye lids with Canvas Eye Mousse to prep for shadow. Apply a base shadow in Creamsicle to ensure easy and seamless blending. Use a warm brown like Truffle through the crease for definition.

  • close formula

    Begin to build up that eye by adding darker shades in the outer corner like Shell, run this same color under the lower lash line. Add intensity on the other corner with Sable and apply Devoted to the inner corner and center of the lid for a pop of champagne pink. Line the upper and lower waterline with Black Walnut Eye Pencil and apply waterproof mascara in Stiletto to top and bottom lashes.

  • close formula

    Apply Heatherberry Lip Pencil, Unrequited Love Lipstick and French Kiss Lip Gloss all over the lips, add lashes and the look is complete.