- Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 09:37
Shopping around for the perfect wedding day vendors in the lead up to your big day is half the fun and selecting the perfect makeup artist is no exception. Finding the one that's right for you may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be! That's why we've put together a handy guide to help you on your quest for a makeup artist on the Gold Coast.
Sunny Queensland, home to some of Australia's sandiest beaches, hottest theme parks and luxurious resorts, is also ripe with talented professionals that are all well-equipped to take you on your once-in-a-life-time-journey from Miss to Mrs.
The Gold Coast has a lot of talented makeup artists, so how do you choose? Our number one piece of advice is to let their work speak for itself. We all have our own unique beauty styles, so one of the most important considerations in narrowing down your search, is finding the artist that can reflect your personal style in their work.
You want a someone who's adaptable, easy to work with and will listen to what you want. Good makeup application comes from understanding individual skin tones and types; therefore you need someone who knows their craft.
To begin with, make a checklist. What's important to you? And what do you want out of a the person doing your makeup? For example, do you want;
- A Flawless finish.
- Makeup that looks perfect on camera and off.
- A look that enhances your natural beauty.
- Do you want makeup that's classic, vintage, edgy, bold, or simple?
- How much are you willing to spend?
- Which artists service your area or are willing to travel to you or your venue?
- Do you get along with them? This person needs to understand your vision and be willing to work with you to achieve it.
Once you have narrowed down what you want, it's time to start researching. My Wedding Concierge is one of Australia's most comprehensive sources of wedding vendors on the Gold Coast and across the country and a great place to track down potential makeup professionals. Take the time to sift through each businesses profile, and then if they sound like a good match, arrange to meet with them. Some of the premier bridal makeup artists featured include:
- Amanda Higl Hair & Make-up
- GC Makeup and Tan
- Harpier Beauty Hair Fashion
- Jodie Lee "Artist to the Stars"
- Makeup by Giulia
- Miss Bliss
*Find their company profiles online today!
You should always meet with potential vendors face-to-face, it's the only way you'll be able to tell if they're a good fit for you. This not only gives you an opportunity to see if you get along with them, but for them to meet you and see how they could work with you. Talking with you over the phone doesn't give them a chance to see what they could potentially do to enhance your look, when they see you close up they can run over different options for a flawless finish that's uniquely yours.
Now that you've found your perfect makeup artist, you can start planning your bridal look. Your new makeup artist will have plenty of advice on how you can look your best; they will also be able to help you match your makeup with your wedding theme, the venue, your flowers, and your dress. They will comprehensively work with you to make sure you have no clashing colours, or even scents so that every aspect of wedding will flow seamlessly together.
Nailing your bridal look will leave you feeling confident and give you the opportunity to be a real-life princess, even if it's just for a day. Be sure to choose a makeup artist that will fulfill your vision so you can focus on what's really important - your marriage!
If you're planning your wedding then get started with our massive directory of wedding vendors from all across Australia!
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