Because We Heart Makeovers



Dearest Amalah,
I’m getting married in exactly 3 weeks. I’m sorry, let me rephrase. I’m getting married in EXACTLY.3.WEEKS! All the details have been ironed out as I sit here and twiddle my thumbs waiting for the day to just get here already.
I’m getting married in my mothers home town and therefore will be having one of my bridesmaids come to a hair consultation with my stylist before we depart. She will be taking notes on how to re-enact my updo on the wedding day. I’m fully trusting of her capabilities and my stylist

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3 Responses to “Because We Heart Makeovers”

  1. J Nov 10 at 6:11 pm Reply Reply

    Oh man. I had a BAD experience at Bobbi Brown. I am Asian, and allegedly their makeup is good for Asians. I came out ORANGE. I would say consider shopping around and look at the people at the counter. See who has a similar complexion to you, because chances are they will know what’s best for you.

  2. dulcian Nov 10 at 8:08 pm Reply Reply

    I recently had a MAC artist at a Nordstrom counter do my makeup for professional headshots, and she did a great job (and I felt totally pampered and wasn’t pressured to buy too many products). If there is a MAC counter in your mother’s hometown and you are up for making an appointment to have someone apply your makeup on your actual wedding day, it’s a great option to consider.

  3. Breain Dunscombe Nov 14 at 12:28 pm Reply Reply

    What about Clinique? Their products are reasonable compared to other make-up counters, and I have great luck with their consultants.

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