also available at:
Female Brides

6 Dramatic Makeup Looks for the Glamorous Bride

Golden Girl
The eyes say it all with bronzy hues and jet-black mascara. Brows are left natural while lips get the lightest touch of shiny pale pink. A deeper blush for the cheeks adds definition and balance to the look. Photography: Frenchescar Lim Makeup: Tinoq Russell Goh (Hp: 9816-2149), using Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Hair: Dylan Chan, using Schwarzkopf Model Emma Van E/Mannequin Location: Cafe & Bar Gavroche Nude & Beautiful
If you prefer a natural look, define your best features with a stronger shade. TG creates a modern nude look with dark, defined eyes and brows, Lips are nude with a hint of shine. Photograpy: Tan Wei Te Makeup: TG Goh (Hp: 9616-2775), using Dior Hair: Sean Ang/ ARX Salon, using L’Oreal Professionnel Models: Robin H & Anais G/Mannequin A darker shade of sweet
Add unexpected shades to eyes for a surprisingly pretty look. Dollei layers strong colours for both eyes and lips over a natural base. Photography: Aik Chen Hair and makeup: Dollei Seah/Makeup Entourage, assisted by Lydia Thong, using Shu Uemura Models: Hannah B/Mannequin & Amy R/Upfront   Vintage Glam
For a dramatic day-to-night- transformation, opt for fully lined eyes and deep red lips. Add pale feathery lashes for impact but leave the face clean and pale. Photography: Aik Chen Gown: Amanda Lee Weddings Hair & Makeup: GregO (Hp: 9826-2681), using Toni & Guy and Chanel Model: Tess Harper/Mannequin Location: Taj lake Palace, Udaipur, India Accessories, stylist’s own Dramatic Balance
Sometimes, more is more- the trick is to strike a balance. With stronger eyes and bold red lips, keep the rest of the face clean and pretty, adding just the slightest tinge of pink on the cheeks. Photography: Skyy Woo Gown: Emanuel B. Couture Hair & makeup: Sha Shamsi, using Sebastian Professional & Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Model: Kristina B/Mannequin Sensual & Sultry
Beat the heat with a sultry look that’s light and fuss-free. Dily creates a natural base with a delicate sheen and emphasises the eyes, brows and lips with a deeper, darker colour. Eyeliner is extended beyond the corners of each eye to balance dark brows. Photography: Veronica Tay, assisted by Mark Lee Gown: Dang Bridal Hair & makeup: Dily Wang/ Face Bistro, using Redken & Chanel Model: Lauren R/Upfront Location: The Datai, Langkawi, Malaysia