Bridal Beauty:Go Nude on Your Wedding Day

written by Connecticut and New York Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis

This season bold, bright colors are popping up everywhere from eye shadows, lipsticks, nail polishes, clothing, handbags and shoes. Not all brides are fans of color and for these brides – less is always more. Some brides prefer the “barely there” nude makeup. The nude makeup look is a classic one that will never go out of style, but it has been revised. Creating the nude look this season is all about giving the bride an illuminated face. Her skin should look hydrated, natural and fresh. No heavy blush and definitely no heavy contouring. This is a great look for a destination bride because the dewy look always works best at a beach wedding instead of a matte face and lip.

So now you are a glowing bride on your wedding day!

Here are the makeup items I used to create this glamxurious look on my bride Erica.

*Rodial Glamtox Eye Pen
*L’OREAL Paris True Match Foundation #N5 True Beige
*L’OREAL Paris True Match Powder #N5 True Beige

*M.A.C pigment in Vanilla
*L’OREAL Paris HIP Studio Secrets Professional Metallic Duo Eye shadow in Energized
*L’OREAL Paris HIP Studio Secrets Professional Creamliner in Brown
*L’OREAL Paris Double Extend Eye Illuminator in Black Quartz
*L’OREAL Paris True Match Powder Blush in Soft Sun

*NARS Lipstick in Aura
*SMASHBOX Lipenhancing Lipgloss in Aura

Images courtesy of: Brandy Gomez-Duplessis, Rodial and L’OREAL

Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New York and part time in New Orleans. This L’OREAL Paris Pro Makeup Artist has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Jennifer Aniston, Kerry Washington, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Julianne Nicholson, Jordin Sparks, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Ava DuVernay, Emayatzy Corinealdi,  and Reshma Shetty to name a few. Brandy has worked with New York top affluent and influential New Yorkers; Donna Karan International, St. George’s Society of New York, The Royal Wedding Bash, The English Ball for Burberry, world renowned event planner Marcy Blum, NY award winning CeCi Johnson, Women Of New York, to name a few. Brandy recently worked Donna Karan, DKNY, Keva J, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, New York Fashion Week, Sundance Film Festival, VH-1 Divas, Real Simple Magazine, GLAMOUR Magazine #WOTY, OPRAH O YOU, Project Runway, VOGUE TV, Sperry Top-Sider, Burberry Beauty, L’OREAL Paris, International Latino Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, NY Fashion Week, NBA All Star Weekend, Essence Music Festival, New York Post and more. Keep up with Brandy by reading her personal blog “Inside the Life of a Makeup Artist” or follow her glamxurious tweets. = “UA-3446372-1”; urchinTracker();

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