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Beauty Tip 09. Make-up for your wedding day

It's more important to look your best on some days rather than others. And no day is quite as crucial as your wedding day.

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This is the one time (hopefully) when you're guaranteed to be the star of the show.

It's the day when all your family and friends will see you at the same time.

It's the day when you commit your love to the person who you want to spend the rest of your life with.

It's the arguably the most important day of your life.

You really need to look your best, more for yourself than for anyone else.

So to give you a helping hand, here are some of the best tips to help you look wonderful on your wedding day...

- Long before your big day, you should adopt a skin and nail plan to get yourself in order. Remember, beauty takes time. Smooth healthy skin and beautiful nails don't just appear overnight.

- Avoid too much sun in the run-up to your wedding. Sunburn or dried out skin could ruin your big day.

If you want to look brown, have spray-on tan. But make sure you try the colour before your wedding to make sure you like it.

- Give yourself plenty of time on the morning of the wedding to get your makeup just right. Rushing will only make you stressed and increase the risk of sub-standard results.

- If at all possible, have a hair and make-up trial run a month or two before the wedding. This gives you a chance to iron out any kinks and make changes if necessary.

- For summer weddings, bright, pastel coloured make-up is best. Whereas for winter ceremonies, bolder, deeper shades are preferable.

- Your wedding day is special so don't be afraid to use more dramatic make-up than you would do normally.

- However, avoid dark lines around the eyes or lips. You want natural drama not overpowering drama.

- Stick to classic make-up rather than the latest trends and fashions.

- Ask your mum to carry a few compact make-up essentials for you, just in case you need to touch up during the big day.

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