Tuesday, March 3, 2009

#563: march.

1) practice hair/makeup
2) work on ceremony decorations
3) mail invitations
4) decide what to do about cake and stuffs
5) bouts: DIY or twigs&honey or nothing
6) begin dress alterations
7) get sand for the ceremony
8) print maps for rehearsal lunch venue
9) complete the centerpieces

p.s. i tried the hourglass primer and it was also divine. after 2 awesome primer experiences, i got curious about primers (what are they, really) and did a bit of research. basically, with a primer, you're filling in all your little (or big, in my case) pores so that you have a more even canvas to work with when applying the rest of your makeup. it's like a waxy sheen to prep your rocky face. i dig. i'm curious about laura mercier's primer that you all rave about so that will be the last primer i try. will report.

oh, and last thing. there was also a comment asking about smear/runproof eyeliner. i don't have any suggestions to avoid raccoon eyes other than "don't cry". which is not very realistic. so please share if you have any advice. much appreciated.


k_darling said...

Diorshow mascara (the waterproof, of course) in blackout is what I'm using for my wedding. Two-three coats makes it look like you're wearing false eyelashes and the application is pretty easy. I've worn it out already, and in typically moronic fashion, failed to wash it off - the stuff doesn't budge without makeup remover.

JeepersMikkers said...

I've got two suggestions.

My first is Avon's waterproof eyeliner...L-O-V-E it! I've worn it when I knew I would cry, when I was heading to the beach or when it was humid out, and this stuff has performed very well for me.

My second suggestion would be SheLaq by Benefit. It's pretty much a sealer that you can use over eye make-up or even over lipstick. You need to try it out with your make-up though because I have noticed that it seems to make some shadows darker, but others lighter. I think it's because of the level of pigment in the shadow, but I'm no make-up artist, so who knows.

Best of luck!

brooke @ claremont road said...

Regarding #5, I think you'll be disappointed if you don't get bouts for the guys. In looking at our pro pics, the ones taken before the guys got their bouts just looks like they're missing something, or not going anywhere special. The bouts add that "oomph" once they have them on.

If Myra (Twigs & Honey) isn't available, have you thought about Princess Lasertron? I love her button bouts....

Just my two cents :-)

Anonymous said...

I love Lash blast in waterproof, they also have it now with a bit of colour. I bought wet n wild waterproof liquid liner, something like 1.99$ at walmart, and love it. It's smooth, stays on and the brush is the perfect size for an easy line.

Britt said...

I don't know about waterproof for sure, but fluid line by mac seems pretty cry proof in my experience. It's also super easy to apply and manipulate and it comes in a gajillion colours :)

Justine said...

mac's liquidlast liner. i PROMISE, you cannot cry this stuff off. it won't budge unless you use oil based makeup remover.

Erika said...

Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner: I bought it for my wedding (and cried A LOT), it's fantastic, and I sweat through yoga in it and it does not run or smear at all. Really, it looks the same before and after yoga.

megan said...

laura mercier's primer is fanatastic but i love their tinted moisturizer so much more! i typically have clear skin, but when i wear the two together, my skin looks airbrushed. good luck on finding your makeup! and have fun with it all!!

trinja said...

I've heard good things about urban decay's 24/7 eyeliner. Their eyeshadow primer is also awesome :)

Brandy said...

MAC Powerpoint eyeliner that not budge. I have to take some serious makeup remover to it and even then I still wake up with some on! I've used it on every bride I've done makeup for. Also someone mentioned Bobbi Brown and I give that two thumbs up too. Also never put it on the lower lash, use eyeshadow with an angled brush it's lighter and shouldn't run.
Something Weddings

The Perfect Palette said...

Lots of to-dos
I'm off to go make a list of my own.

laura said...

L'Oreal Wear Infinite Self Advancing Waterproof, works great, and is cheap!

looks like both are working on quite the list of to do's.

laura said...

L'Oreal Wear Infinite Self Advancing Waterproof, works great, and is cheap!

looks like both are working on quite the list of to do's.

Elizabeth said...

PS: Have you seen the gorgeous fabric poppies on etsy these days? Both of these stores have beautiful poppies (if you're into that sort of thing):

I was looking at them today, and then saw your post and thought you might be interested in them too. I really wonder how something like that is made, as it might also be a reasonable DIY project... you know, if you knew what you were doing. ;)

Lauren said...

Clarins makes an amazing clear waterproofer that you add as a last coat over any masacar. I used to use MAC powerponint and loved it but then one day it started to smudge on me. I switched to Makeup Forever's Aqua Eyes Liner and love it. The guy at sephora said you can swim in it and hes totally right. Nothing but eye makeup remover takes it off (I've worn it two days straight before and had it still look great) and I think the pencil is softer than MACs.

Julieann said...

You must must must buy the make up forever silicone spray make up! IT HOLDS EVERYTHING ON EVEN THROUGH MY SURFING/SWIMMING ADVNETURES! They sell it at sephora

Tasterspoon said...

I don't know about eyeliner, but I hear the Kevin Aucoin mascara that makes the "tubes" around your lashes works pretty well. That is, the tubes may slide off, but it won't smear.

Jeremiah K - The Perfect Pear l.l.c. said...

wow! nice list! keep them in wrap! hehe
The Perfect Pear has been your leading specialists special occasion clothing line for affordable flower girl dress, flower girl gown, Christening gown, Christening dress, Christening suit, Baptism gown, Baptism dress,Baptism suit since 1993.