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Applying Wedding Day Makeup
Hello Brides to be! 

Here is your ultimate pre wedding beauty timeline to look and feel your best for your wedding day! Just a reminder: you are perfect the way you are! All of the steps in our pre wedding beauty guide are simply suggestions to help prepare you for your big day and relax!


7-8 Months

  • Start your wedding beauty inspiration Pinterest board 
  • Research local hair stylists and makeup artists to get price lists and find out if they go on-location for weddings
  • Invest in a personal trainer or start a workout routine to help you achieve your fitness goals 

5-6 Months

  • Finalize your wedding hair and makeup look based on your preference and your wedding dress style
  • Request hair and makeup consultations with salons/artists you’re interested in to help make your final decision
  • Finalize your beauty vendors and schedule hair and makeup for the wedding day
  • Schedule a trial run with your hair/makeup teams 1-2 months before the big day
  • Visit a dermatologist if you have any skin concerns you’d like to clear up and to set up a skincare routine

3-4 Months

  • Try out any new body or skin treatments to see how your skin reacts
  • If you’ve never had a spray tan or haven’t tanned in a while, test it out so you’ll know how it will look on the big day
  • Get a facial to start prepping your skin to look its best

1-2 Months

  • Finalize your wedding day beauty look (including hair accessories) in your trial run appointments
  • If you’re doing your own makeup, stock up on products and start practicing
  • Invest in teeth whitening or start using crest white strips as an affordable and effective option

2 Weeks

  • Get your hair trimmed and colored 
  • Schedule manicures and pedicures for the day before the wedding
  • Start to moisturize your skin every day
  • Indulge in a massage
  • Finalize your wedding day beauty timeline and give a copy to your planner/coordinator, beauty team, and bridesmaids

1 Week

  • Confirm all beauty appointments
  • Get a wax
  • Splurge on one more facial so you’re glowing on the big day
  • If you are going for a glamorous look, invest in eyelash extensions
  • Put together your wedding day beauty emergency kit (anything you might need for touch-ups)
  • Schedule your spray tan 2 days before your wedding 

1 Day


  • Get a manicure and pedicure (tip: bring your own color so you have it on the wedding day for emergency touch-ups)
  • Wash and deep condition your hair for the last time before the wedding
  • Get at least 8 hours of beauty sleep!