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Updated: Feb 14, 2020

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Ahhh your wedding! A day that memories will be made and forever be remembered!

You have thought of every single detail to ensure your wedding day will be perfect, but have you put the same effort into finding your makeup artist? While it may seem appealing to do your own make up to save money, the superior difference a professional can make will prove the cost is completely worth working into the budget.

Professional makeup artists are bringing their knowledge, skills and techniques to create a flawless look in photos as well as in person. The skill level of a makeup artist will ensure that your make up not only looks amazing but also lasts throughout the day and night.

However every professional makeup artist will have their own style, aesthetics and techniques so here are a few tips to make this challenging task a bit easier.

Photo: Lefteris Kalampokas Makeup/Hair by me

1. Do a research

Do your homework and find different professionals in your area. Make sure that the makeup artist you chose is reputable and understands the time sensitivity of a wedding day. Ask for their portfolio so you can assess the quality of their work. If you have any specific needs (i.e. allergies, product preferences, etc) ensure they are willing to accommodate those needs.

2. Know what you want before you pick a makeup artist

Determining the exact look for your wedding day can be a daunting task. Are you in for a nude look or want to go for full on glam? Deciding on one look can be challenging. However, it is important to have at least a rough idea before you decide to pick a makeup artist. When choosing a makeup artist, you need to keep in mind your taste and style in makeup. If you're more a glittery glam kind of girl, go for someone who creates such looks often. If subtle makeup is your thing, going for someone who prefers that style of makeup would