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VIDEO: Which common makeup mistakes do brides make? This celeb makeup artist shares his tips

A quick chat with celebrity makeup artist Kenneth Lee (his clientele includes stars like Anita Yuen and Joanne Peh) on common bridal mistakes, what to do before the wedding, and more.
 

 

Video editing: Sharilyn Tang

 

With decades in the beauty business and having created beautiful looks for celebs, brides and editorial spreads alike, you can count on makeup guru Kenneth Lee to come up with beautifully elegant makeup looks. We had a quick chat with him on the dos and don'ts when it comes to your big day look. Our main takeaways:

 

One common mistake brides always make? 

- Avoid smokey eyes for your day time look, especially if you're having your celebration outdoors. In our hot humid climate, you could end up with terribly smudged eye makeup and risk looking like (in Kenneth's own words) - a panda. 

See these 9 budge-proof makeup products top makeup artists swear by for your wedding day

 

This is the key to great skin 

Hydration. A hydrating mask and moisturiser are your best friends when it comes to a healthy, plump and dewy complexion. For the when and how for different skin types, watch the video above.

See also: 6 LOW COST TIPS FOR GLOWING WEDDING DAY SKIN!

 

On your bridal makeup trial

It's important to look through the makeup artist's portfolio, and remember to do your own research on the types of looks you think you'd like. 

 

His best tip for Asian brides

He recommends going for clean and natural makeup, but for the evening, you can opt to go for a slightly stronger look. 

 

For enquiries, visit http://kennethlee.sg/. Instagram: @kennethleemakeup 

See also: 8 TOP SINGAPORE BRIDAL MAKEUP ARTISTS WE LOVE

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