Go for a pop of color

Wearing a bold lip on your wedding day doesn’t have to be something to shy away from. Its an easy way to make a statement that can be classic and timeless if done properly. Here are some tips to pulling off a bold hue on your lips.
1. Keep the eyes rather simple and neutral. A neutral eye, simple liner and natural lashes will let your lips be front and center. It will look more timeless in photos as well.
2. Keep the skin fresh and clean. Its tempting to go with full contouring and highlighting but that can distract from a classic look. Luminous, glowing skin with only make you look fresh and awake ok your big day.
3. Opt for a matte finish over a glossy red lip. Glossy red lips can be more messy than a matte color. If applied correctly, a matte lip will act like a stain through the night and will require less touch ups.
4. The most important tip is to discuss it with your makeup artist at your trial. There are to many options for red or bold lips. Talk to them about what you are comfortable with and they will recommend the best option for you. What is bold for some is tame for others, so a trial is the perfect time to try on some different shades. Update your artist after wearing the lip color so they can get you the right shade for touch ups on your big day.
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Lip Service

‘Tis the season to go bold or go home.  Our talented makeup artists have recommended that this season, do not be shy to wear some lip color.  Even if you are the type to wear just a little clear gloss, there is a color for you. Since every complexion is very different, it is important to try new things.  Maybe you have a special event coming up?  Salon Alexander does professional airbrush and traditional makeup application and your artist can work with different colors to see what works best for your hair and skin color.  Here are some of the hottest lip colors this season.

{dark berry lips.  a twist from the classic apple red, this look is perfect for fall}

{coral lips, the perfect early fall twist}

{Emily Blunt wearing hot pink!  The key to brighter lipsticks is to do a simple eye so that you do not look overdone}