Asian bridal makeup is thought of as predominantly makeup for south asian brides, namely Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and Sri Lankan brides.
Asian Bridal makeup is very diverse. It comprises of traditions and preferences from different cultures and different countries. There are however some common element from different cultures that can be applied to any asian bridal makeup look.
Prep your skin. Get skin treatments done so that your skin is smooth and flawless for makeup application. This implies cleansing, toning, and moisturising. You can use face masks and other such treatments. Knowing your skin type will help you to use the correct skin hydrating products.
Fabulous Foundation – for the perfect asian bridal makeup
You should choose a foundation that matches your skin tone and undertone, a crucial factor in getting that flawless asian bridal makeup look. Various foundations are available including liquid, cream, and powder. You may also need to use concealer to cover imperfections.
Contouring & Highlighting
For depth and definition you will need to use contouring and highlighting products. You can use cream, powder, or liquid foundations. You can also apply a bronzer for create warmth and colour. Many makeup artists unfortunately get this aspect of the makeup application wrong, but we teach this expertly at our asian bridal makeup courses.
Use a blush colour that complements your skin tone and matches your overall makeup look. Cream or liquid blush is available for varying degrees of dewy and natural finishes.
You can perfect your eyebrows to balance your face and frame your eyes. Fill in any gaps or sparse patches in your eyebrows and shape them using the many different products available. You can use an eyebrow pencil, powder, gel, pomade, eyebrow brush or spool, and wax if needed for those perfect looking eyebrows.
Exquisite Eyeshadows – for the range of asian bridal makeup
Choose eyeshadow colours you are comfortable with, and those that match your overall makeup look. Don’t be afraid to go bold or experiment with varying colours before the actual wedding day. Be aware of the wide array of eyeshadow looks available such as smoky, cut crease, halo, ombre, 3D, and many more. We cover a huge range of eyeshadow looks when teaching asian bridal makeup.
Enhance your eyes by using an eyeliner. The eyeliner products available are liquid, pencil, gel or powder eyeliner. Be sure to choose an appropriate colour from one of the many eyeliner colours available. Various techniques can also be used to create a winged, cat eye, or smudged effect.
Choosing the right lashes can make or break a makeup look. You can use various type of false lashes, use eyelash curlers, or use lash extensions. You can choose to lengthen or add volume to the lashes by using mascara.
There is a wide array of colours to choose from depending on your taste, your outfit and the overall makeup look. Lip colours should be based on your skin tone and in line with the overall makeup look. You can apply lip colour using lipstick, lip gloss, lip stain, lip liner or lip balm. You can choose to have a matte, glossy, satin, or metallic lip finish. If needed you can use lip primer or concealer.
Applying the above procedures in the correct way will make you feel and look like a million dollars every time you see the effort and result of your asian bridal makeup.
Learn Asian Bridal Makeup
For information on how to become an expert makeup artist you can enrol on one of our asian bridal makeup courses, which is accredited by The Guild, the UK’s professional trade body for Beauty Therapists.