All-Day Makeup: How To with Kelli Thomsen

I know your struggle: getting your makeup to last through your photos! Whether your concern is for your wedding, engagement shoot, or even headshots, the thought of "will this last" sits in the back of your mind all day. Trust me, I have been there! Especially on especially hot wedding days. 

I sat down with makeup artist, Kelli Thomsen, to talk about what SHE does to prep her brides before their big day. It's not often a makeup artist gets to stay the duration of the wedding, so it's up to her prep and the touchups she leaves behind to keep her bride's face looking fresh into the night. Her biggest tip was surprising. Long lasting makeup has less to do with the makeup than actual skin prep. Even days before your wedding day!

You can watch our video below, and at the end you can click over to her channel to see the application in action! All products used in the videos are linked in the video's description box.