How To Do Your Wedding Makeup On A Budget?
A wedding can become very expensive, with all the costs of the reception, the caterers, the
dresses, the tuxedos and the flowers. A lot of brides, in an effort to save money for their
wedding try to do their makeup themselves or ask others such as their friends to do it. Although
some fortunate brides end up looking the way they intended to, some brides walk the aisle with
makeup that looks as if a child put it on them. Moreover, if you are a low-maintenance bride
without any stash of makeup at all, you might end up spending more on makeup rather than
going to the salon to have it done. Saving on wedding makeup is not a hard task, listed below
are some of the makeup wedding tips to help you get your wedding makeup done on a budget.
1. Check the newspapers and websites of stores that carry makeup and stock up on their
coupons. Places that offer discounts on makeup can give you the greatest deals and will even
allow you to not spend a single cent with extreme couponing. Once you have gotten the makeup
that you need, experiment at home with several looks or ask a friend who knows how to do
makeup to help you out.
2. Visit a cosmetology school for a free makeover. You can get your wedding makeup done
here without the cost. Makeup artists in training are required to do certain number of makeovers
before becoming real makeup artists. Thus, you are actually doing them a favor. Moreover, you
will able to get your wedding hair done here as well.
3. Most beauty consultants at cosmetics counters offer free makeovers of their customers. Just
make a small purchase from one of them and schedule an appointment with the consultant. You
will be able to get your wedding makeup done at just a price of lip gloss which you can use all
throughout your wedding day.
4. Throw makeup parties with Mary Kay and Avon and get the chance to receive free makeup
gifts based on the amount of sales during your party. This will allow you to avail some of the
makeup you need without spending a cent.
5. When trying to do your makeup yourself, there is no need to buy new makeup products.
Make use of what you have. Your makeup kit is probably more than enough for your wedding
6. If you really wish to buy something you don’t have like a new shade of lipstick or a different
kind of mascara, borrow it instead. Ask your mom, your sister and girlfriends to bring their
7. Having your makeup done at salons can be very pricey especially if you are the bride. The
price of a bride’s makeup is twice the price of a bridesmaid’s. Thus, when booking for an
appointment at a salon, tell them instead that you are a bridesmaid. Moreover, salons hike up
their services’ prices when they know that it’s for a wedding, if they do not ask you what the
occasion is, just keep mum about it so that you get a better deal.
8. If all else fails, just go for your natural look or for the no-makeup look. With a simple tinted
moisturizer, under eye concealer, mascara and a swipe of lipstick, you will look beautiful,
polished and radiant. This look especially works best if your wedding venue is situated where
there is a natural setting. Beach weddings and garden weddings give off a natural setting.
Wedding budget planning might be exhausting but it will pay off afterwards. After the wedding,
you would not want to be finding yourself conducting a credit check, checking your credit score
and managing your debt. Make use of these makeup wedding tips alone or in combination with
the other tips. Either way, you will still be able to avoid both the high costs of salons and
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