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10 Ways to Create a Bridal Look with a Difference

We talk to make-up artist Tori Harris as she shares some of her top tips for creating a polished bridal look with a difference

There are a million different ways to have your makeup blended on your wedding day. To help give you some guidance when it comes to your big day bridal beauty, we caught up with London based makeup artist Tori Harris who has revealed her top ten ways to keep your wedding day makeup interesting and unique.


Image (left) credited to Gary Nunn Photography

Have Your Eyeliner be Your Something Blue

The most natural way to wear blue makeup on your wedding day is to use blue eyeliner. Tori loves Bobbi Brown’s gel liner in Cobalt; wear it with grays and silvers for a subtle colour splash or with gold’s and browns for an interesting contrast.

Go for a Splash of Colour on the Lips

The easiest way to make your makeup really stand out of from the crowd is with a bight lip. For a subtler colour hit go for a bright gloss. Keep it topped up throughout the day.


Images credited to Tony Pick Photography

Luscious Lashes

Nothing emphasises your eyes like a great set of lashes! Little individual ones, either semi-permanent or dailies, on the outer corners really help to open up your eyes and give you a beautiful flutter to the lashes.

Vintage Red

If you’re having a vintage themed wedding or have a vintage style dress then a great stand out red lipstick completes a makeup look to go with this. Re-apply often!


Image credited to Jade Sayers Photography / Bridalwear — Isobel Hind Couture

Bold Brows

Bold brows not only help to make a statement they also define and lift the face — you’ll need to get them shaped in the run up to your wedding so that your makeup artist can perfectly define them on the day.

Colour on the Eyes

Often brides go for neutral tones such as browns and greys however a little colour on the eyes can really help to enhance your natural colour — purples and gold’s work really well with green eyes or corals and oranges for blue eyes.


Image credited to Gary Nunn Photography

Get that Glow

Highlighters are great for giving that glowing look that photographs so well.

Perfect Flicks

Perfect black flicks make a standout makeup look — team with neutral eye shadow for ultimate definition.


Image credited to Jade Sayers / Bridalwear — Isobel Hind Couture

Contrast to Your Flowers

Having pale wedding flowers — why not go for a bright lip? Or if you’re having bright flowers why not contrast it with a subtle matte lip?

Subtle Contour

Use bronzers and blushers on the cheeks to create a subtle contour that really shapes your face.

If you are a bride-to-be and currently planning your own wedding day hair and make-up visit for lots of inspiration, ideas and advice. Alternatively browse the wedding beauty inspiration gallery to find a look you love!