|Updated: 1/09/2013 3:47 pm
||Published: 1/09/2013 8:52 am
Personal Stylist and Makeup Artist Shannon Schroeder does wedding makeup many weekends out of the year. It's one of her favorite jobs to do because she gets to see the bride exude confidence with the natural yet glamorous makeup. Below are the products and secrets she uses to insure a flawless long-wearing look on your wedding day.
Use a primer- Laura Mercier Foundation Primer $32 Saks Fifth Avenue. Used prior to foundation, primer is an invisible layer that acts as a filler for fine lines and pores. It is designed to provide a longer wear for your foundation and make the skin appear soft and smooth.
Wear and eyeshadow base- Eye Primer Trish McEvoy $25 Saks Fifth Avenue. Designed to lighten and brighten discoloration of the eyelid, instantly creating a bright-eyed look while keeping shadow crease proof for all day wear.
Go for false eyelashes- E.L.F. Lashes $1 Target. It is every girls dream to have long, lushes lashes, especially on their wedding day. It opens up the eyes and creates a soft dramatic look with this one easy step.
Water proof eyeliner- Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner $23 Saks Fifth Avenue. It is the best way to insure your look doesn’t run down your cheek if you shed a few tears. This product won the Martha Stewart Weddings Big Day Beauty Award 2012 for best eyeliner.
Just in case you make a mistake- Almay oil-free makeup eraser sticks $4.99 Target. Effortlessly erase mistakes during application with these cotton swabs individually filled with eye makeup remover. Allure Beauty Award Winner 2012.
Hydrate your lips- Laura Mercier Lip Balm spf 15 $20, Saks Fifth Avenue. Keep your lips silky smooth by using this soothing lip balm containing vitamins A, C and E.