5 Brides Share Why They Chose Not to Wear Foundation on Their Wedding Day

A lot of people use makeup to enhance their looks and their self-confidence, but some don’t think it’s for them. These people rather go bare-faced, even on their wedding day. It’d be because they’ve sensitive skin that is prone to breakouts or because they simply dislike the way it feels on their skin. Here are some women who went with bare-faced makeup looks on their wedding days.

Lishai B., 28

Lishai had one goal in mind: When she looks back at her wedding pictures, she shouldn’t feel like she can’t recognize the woman in them. That made her stick to her decision of no foundation, irrespective of how much her makeup artist tried to change her mind. She went with her concealer, eye shadow, lipstick, eyeliner, and mascara. In the end, she was extremely happy with her look, and the pictures looked great too.

Jessica Moore, 35

Jessica Moore from Fort Worth, TX, avoids using foundation on a daily basis, and on her wedding day, she followed her routine. Like every other day, she embraced her dark freckles and looked effortlessly beautiful. More than makeup, Moore prefers to keep it natural and hydrated, and she advises others to do the same.

Nicole Z., 41

Nicole Z. from Jacksonville supported the no foundation look on her big day due to an incident from her high school days. A particular girl who always wore makeup didn’t one day, which made her unrecognizable to others. That incident changed Nicole’s perception of makeup and how she would want to use it. She never wanted to become someone who couldn’t live a day without makeup, and she’s never regretted that decision.

Lin P., 27

Another inspiration for all those brides-to-be is Lin P. from Cleveland, who from the very beginning was sure about how she wanted to look on her wedding day – natural. She didn’t want to feel any heavy feeling on her skin and has always enjoyed how her skin feels on a daily basis. For her makeup look, she chose her sister as her artist, who had only used a few products like brow gel, sunscreen, mascara, eyeliner, blush, and lip color to give Lin that perfect glow.

Gina L., 35

Gina usually doesn’t wear makeup unless it’s a special occasion, and what could be more special than her wedding day? But even on her important day, she kept it simple and stuck only with the essentials, like mascara, some eyeliner, and a little bit of powder. Her family wasn’t surprised at all and supported her fully.

Fashion Designer Monique Lhuillier Has Debuted Her First Perfume

Monique Lhuillier is famous as a fashion designer for her bridal brand, and her name is nearly synonymous with wedding gowns. However, the talented designer has now launched her own new fragrance and is now foraying into the beauty space. The perfume has notes of bergamot, rose, freesia, and lily of the valley, and the packaging is designed around a pink flower theme.

Making Her Own Perfume Was Something Lhuillier Wanted to Do for a Long Time

Designer Monique Lhuillier Introduces her perfume Lhuillier is one of the designers who will always represent the pinnacle of bridalwear. She has made dresses for many events and people like Michelle Obama and Lauren Conrad. Still, Lhuillier says she wanted to make her own fragrance for many years. She even remarked that it was the missing link in her brand. The designer also seems to share the idea that perfume is the final accessory to an outfit.

The New Fragrance Is Called Monique Lhuillier Eau de Parfum

Monique Lhuillier Eau de Parfum The eponymous fragrance was developed in about a year, and Lhuillier joined forces with perfumer Maurice Roucel to find the ideal balance of sensual and sweet. Lhuillier has used flowers that match her brand, including her favorite North Star. She says that there is a floral inspiration to everything she does. Her hopes for the new fragrance are to achieve the same thing she does with her dresses – to make women dream.

The designer and maker of the new perfume says she pulled a lot of inspiration from her dresses to create the bottle and packaging. Using blush pink, which is a signature color for her work, she has designed the bottles with flowers in mind. Lhuillier says she pulled elements from the embroideries of some of her previous dresses for the design and used them as a texture instead of a pattern. The bottles for the perfume come in three different sizes, including travel size, and the fragrance offers other items, including essence spray, lily candles, essence diffuser, and more.