What It’s Like to Do Your Own Makeup for Your Wedding

There are many reasons someone might do their own makeup for their wedding. For some, it could be a preference for looking and feeling truly like yourself on your big day by applying your makeup the same way you always have. For others, it might be a cost-saving issue or based on location and logistics. Whatever the reason, brides who make the choice to do their own makeup are often happy they did. 

When we were interviewing people for our recent story on picking a makeup artist for your wedding, we encountered a few women who told us they had done their own. Naturally, we wanted to hear more about what that process was like for them, so we picked their brain and are bringing you their stories. Keep scrolling to see what they said!