On the day of your wedding, you want to be sure to put your best face forward. Photographs will be taken at all times of the day and from all angles. This means that your make up has to be able to withstand all the hustle and bustle of the day. There are several important things to consider when choosing which products to use on your wedding day. Will you be outside? Is it hot or could you potentially sweat? Do you tend to tear up at these sort of events? Is your skin sensitive, dry, oily, or a combination of these things? All of these questions should be answered BEFORE buying and applying.
It is extremely important to give your skin the best possible surface for the foundation to go on to. Whether your skin is dry or oily, a foundation primer is a necessity for your wedding day make up look. Not only will it smooth the surface of the skin, but it will also reduce the appearance of pores and fine lines. Some are even formulated to to correct uneven skin tones and discoloration. If you are not sure what your primary skin concerns are when choosing a foundation primer, pick one that is universal. Urban Decay’s Pore Perfecting Primer Potion is a fabulous investment and will also moisturize and plump your skin prior to the application of your foundation. If you are looking for a primer that can be tailored more to your specific skin concern(s), consider trying one of Smashbox’s Photo Finish Foundation Primers. They come in a variety of formulas that can address anything from red undertones, oily complexions, or even luminize the skin or provide SPF.