Engagement photos are just as important as your wedding pictures. You need to look your absolute best on this day as well for awesome pictures. Your makeup plays as crucial a role in helping you achieve that as your manicured hands do for all the ring pictures!
Scroll down to see all the engagement photo makeup we have picked out for you specially!
1. Bold eyes only!
If you are going for a modern and western or Indo-western dress for your engagement, you can definitely this engagement photo makeup look. If you want to direct everyone’s attention on your eyes, this option is exactly what you are looking for.
Go for eye makeup with bold eyes with a smoky look. Do not forget to highlight the under eyes as well. Keep the rest of your makeup simple with a nude lipstick shade and a subtle blush. To add intensity in your colours, you can also opt for coloured lenses.
2. Sharpen your engagement photo makeup with eyelashes!
It is always a good idea to coordinate your makeup with your outfit. If your outfit is a dark colour, you may want to keep the eye makeup simple by only applying the same colour eye shadow and keeping the eyeliner minimal. To make your eyes pop, wear fake eyelashes for your engagement photo makeup.
Tip: For all the people with small eyes - wear longer eyelashes to make them appear larger than they are.
3. Highlight, highlight and highlight!
Wearing a glittery black outfit? Well, check out this engagement photo makeup with the same. The main attraction in this look is the grey smoky eyes with the highlighted cheekbones and forehead. The look compliments the diamond jewellery and the outfit. The pink look makes this look complete. You can wear eyelashes with this as well if you have smaller eyes.
4. Glittery eye makeup
If you want to make a statement with your makeup, get glitter eye makeup in bright and dark shades. This look will work well with light coloured outfits like white or blush pink. Eye shadow shades like mauve and blue will work in this engagement photo makeup. The bronze makeup foundation and nude lip shade balance out the bright eye makeup. If you are going for heavy highlight, keep the blush minimum!
5. Glossy Lips
If you want to keep your engagement photo makeup simple with only letting one part, apart from the eyes, be the hero, we have found the perfect look for you. Keep it subtle and shiny with this makeup. Just highlight your eyes with eyelashes and a dark water line and let your lips do the rest of the talking. Match your lips with the colour of your outfit.
The best option is a glossy red lipstick shade. This look will also work if you are wearing diamond jewellery with ruby stones in it.
6. Contour away!
If you have a round and chubby face, give definition to the same by contouring your face perfectly. It is best to keep your look dewy and nude when you are opting to contour your face heavily. To give your makeup a shinier look, you can apply your highlighter at the inner corners of your eyes. This will also help you look more awake!
Remember: Blend the contour lines perfectly on your face to not see any visible lines. Also, do not forget to fill in your eyebrows when you want the perfect engagement photo makeup.
7. Bold eyes with dark nude lips
Another engagement photo makeup that will look perfect with light coloured traditional outfits is this shiny glitter eye makeup with smoky ends and dark nude lipstick shade. The lashes complete the makeup and give it a more defined look.
Tip: Pick your lipstick shade according to the eye shadow you have applied. Make sure they belong in the same shade card and match a little bit.
8. Natural pink makeup
If you do not want a cakey engagement photo makeup look, go for a more natural look with simple shades in pink and red, especially if you are wearing a dress in the same shades. This natural pink look will also work with any outfit from traditional to western and simple to heavy.
You have to remember a few things while working on your engagement photo makeup:
- Moisturise your face before you apply any product.
- Always make sure you are applying the right shade of foundation on your skin.
- Do not let your makeup get cakey.
- Always remember to fill in your eyebrows. They do more than you realise for your face.
- Do not over highlight your face.
- Lastly, use a lip liner if you want to define the shape a bit.
We hope you love these looks as much as we do and get amazing pictures of your engagement. Make sure your hairstyle looks great too so that you can nail your desired look perfectly!
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