Insider's Tips: Tip #7 - Make Up Artist

Make yourself look pretty.

Photo courtesy of J.Woodbury Photography, Makeup by Raw Beauty, Hair by Jessica Lazarus.

Photo courtesy of J.Woodbury Photography, Makeup by Raw Beauty, Hair by Jessica Lazarus.

I was pretty stubborn back in 2000 when John and I were getting married.  It was suggested that I hire someone to do my makeup.  But I couldn't understand why I would pay someone to do something that I could already do.  But after the ceremony when I had a tear streaked face for all of our pictures, I was really wishing that a makeup artist was standing on the side to refresh my face.  John says it is sweet that all of our formal pictures look like I had been crying, but I am not sure that I agree.

I am sure that there are varying degrees of service that the makeup artists offer. I don't know pricing, but I do know that it will be worth it so that you can have beautiful photos hanging on your wall forever and ever.

These days I am happy to report that most of our brides have someone that who does their makeup for them.  They are all so much smarter than I was fourteen years ago! 

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Angela S. DeaverMain Street Productions | Birmingham Wedding Videographer

"It’s a beginning and an ending, it’s glorious and sad, and it’s intimate and public.  In your lifetime there will be few milestones that will change the course of your future more than your wedding day. Main Street Productions understands and believes in the emotions of life. We bring these emotions to our art and look forward to presenting you a glimpse into your own past." - John Deaver, Main Street Productions