Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam - La Belle Sirene

Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca

Hey Beauties! 

Welcome back to Wedding Wednesday! S and I got married just about a month and a half ago and we have been loving every minute of married life. We feel so blessed to have had the wedding of our dreams and a family that has helped us make the transition so smoothly. 

We unfortunately were not able to go on our honeymoon due to a back injury but we know that God has a plan and it is all in his timing. We are so grateful for this change in schedule because we would have been in Florida at this very moment. Not only that but this injury and the following lifestyle changes have brought us so much closer to God and for that we are endlessly thankful. We will now be heading on our honeymoon in February and we will also be celebrating my birthday. 

While I'm busy counting down the days, I thought I would share a few most Wedding Wednesday posts to show you bits and pieces of our big day. Being the beauty lover that I am, I thought I would start with my Bridal Beauty look and my recommendations a Glowy, Full Glam. 

Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca
Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca
Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca
Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca

The Look

Leading up to our wedding, I went back and forth on what I envisioned myself looking like but after testing out a couple of different ideas I knew exactly what I wanted! On an everyday basis, I prefer a full glam look. I tend to stray away from anything natural for a more full coverage, fully contoured, highlighted and smoked out face. So I didn't want my wedding day to be any different!

I left the actual details of the look to my beautiful best friend and makeup artist Jordanna because she knows me inside and out and I knew that I would love whatever she did. I simply told her that I wanted to have seriously glowy skin with a bit of colour and a mauve toned eye. I also gave her a few products that I wanted to make sure were used but everything else was left up to her!

Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca

The Products

There were a few specific products that I felt so strongly about using on this day, products that were either my absolute favourites or products that had been purchased for my wedding in particular. 

Stila Cosmetics Aqua Glow Serum Foundation ($59 CAD) - one of my ride or die foundations for a more lightweight, ultra glowy base that lets your skin shine through. It is an ionized water based foundation that feels like absolutely nothing on the skin but provides buildable light to medium, natural looking coverage. It is formulated with hyaluronic acid and minerals for a hydrating, nourishing wear as well as highly refractive multi-reflective pigments that give you an ethereal glow. I have a full review on this foundation (here). 

Smashbox Cosmetics Studio Skin 24HR Waterproof Concealer ($29 CAD) - another ride or die product that I honestly haven't said enough about! This is my everyday concealer, it's waterproof (for the watery eyes), hydrating (for the dry eyes), and oil-free with a natural matte finish and medium to full coverage! It's one of the only concealers with a shade light enough for me to use to highlight under my eyes and to top it all off, there are 9 more shades! It is also formulated with light diffusing spheres to help highlight the eye area and smooth out fine lines. 

Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist ($58 CAD) - one of my favourite luxury products, this moisturizing mist is designed to be used under or over makeup. It soothes, hydrates and gives you a serious dewy glow! It is actually a skincare product so it contains botanical oils, humectants, red algae, hyaluronic acid and green tea. It is more of a skincare mist that gives you a glow than a glowy setting spray that will lock your makeup in place (like the CoverFX Illuminating Setting Spray). 

Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca

Too Faced Cosmetics Milk Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer ($38 CAD) - a staple in my collection, this beautiful bronzer is infused with real cocoa powder and comes in three chocolatey shades for every skintone. The Milk Chocolate shade is gorgeous on light complexions with a neutral undertone that covers redness and adds a beautiful warmth to the skin. It is also wonderful when layered to contour!

Marc Jacobs Beauty Air Blush Soft Glow Duo in Flesh & Fantasy ($57 CAD) - a stunning blush that I bought just for this day! A powder blush duo with stripes of an ivory shimmer and a natural bronze tan for customizable colour. Blend the stripes together for a radiant, natural looking glow and a touch of warmth on the cheeks. The powder is silky soft, ultra lightweight and it blends like a dream!

Diorskin Nude Air Luminizing Powder in 001 Nude Glow ($68 CAD) - the perfect luxurious touch to finish off my makeup! I wanted to have one special prestige piece to use specifically for my wedding and I knew it was going to be this highlighting powder. This stunning lightweight powder truly is light as air with a virtually undetectable texture that melts into the skin seamlessly. It is formulated with highly concentrated illuminating pigments that give you a gorgeous glowing, lit from within (to the max!) complexion. 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Pure Hollywood ($26) - my favourite everyday nude (pale mauve nude) lip in a gorgeous full coverage liquid formula that lasts ALL day long through eating, drinking and smooching. 

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara in Blackest Black Waterproof ($13.99 CAD) - my current favourite mascara that I knew I couldn't possibly live without on my wedding day. This beauty gives you incredible separation, volume, length, curl and drama in just two coats. The brush is made of natural bristles that capture and coat each and every lash in ultra black liquid. You can read my full review here

To finish off my makeup, Jordanna used a mixture of Makeup Geek and Anastasia Beverly Hills single eye shadows in mauve and purple tones. She aimed for a mauve smokey eye with a bright metallic champagne lid. She then lined my lashes and added a dramatic set of falsies. Of course, the final step was to set everything with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray (full review here) which means nothing will move or fade on the longest yet most important day of my life!

Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca
Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca

I was SO SO beyond happy with my final bridal beauty look. I left it all up to Jordanna and I knew she would make my dreams come true. She did exactly what I wanted and then totally exceeded my expectations. It was like she read my mind and came up with something that I loved even more that I could have imagined. She even did my hair!

 If you are in the GTA or Hamilton area, make sure to check Jordanna Rose Beauty out! 


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Wedding Wednesday | My Bridal Beauty Look For The Big Day | Product Recommendations For A Glowy, Full Glam | labellesirene.ca


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37 comments

  1. You look stunning! I absolutely love your makeup choices! Your flowers are beautiful too!

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  2. SO BEAUTIFUL!!! I am so obsessed with your wedding pictures!

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  3. Absolutely beautiful! And congrats on your marriage!

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  4. You're absolutely stunning every day, but you were especially radiant on your wedding day! I love the look you chose :)

    xoox, SS


    Southern and Style

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  5. Lovely photos. Adore the big lashes with your red hair.

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  6. Huge congratulations on your wedding! What a beautiful post, your photo's are stunning. I love everything, your hair, make up and of course the dress! I will have to check these products out. Anything promising a glow intruiges me!

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  7. Your makeup look came out beautifully!! Congratulations on your marriage! <3 I think that bouquet is just stunning as well. :)

    xoxo A
    www.southernbelleintraining.com

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  8. Absolutely stunning! I love how your makeup is natural but still so elegant! Congrats!!

    xoxo, Candice
    www.candicenikeia.com

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  9. I'm so glad I found your blog! My husband just got a job in the Hamilton area. I haven't seen too many Canadian bloggers either (loving those Canadian prices!).
    Congrats on getting married! It's honestly one of the best gifts ever (:

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    1. Oh my gosh, congratulations to him! Are you going to be joining him in Hamilton? That's actually where I live! Such an exciting season in your lives!

      Thank you! We feel so incredibly blessed !

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  10. GIRL you are STUNNING! <3 I just love every one of your wedding pictures and your makeup was flawless, as always! Love the products you used for your bridal look, too!

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  11. You were a stunning bride! Love these beautiful photos!

    XO
    Lee Anne
    www.lifebylee.com

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  12. What stunning pictures!!You were a STUNNING bride!!

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  13. You look amazing! I love your recommendations too.
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

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  14. As a makeup artist I like to try and tell my brides that doing a glam look will make their pictures look beautiful but of course it's up to them on what they want. You looked so beautiful.

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  15. You look absolutely stunning, lady!

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  16. Everything about your look is stunning. I completely agree about the Two Faced Bronzer, it is a must have!

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  17. You look absolutely beautiful! I love your attitude about the change in plans for your honeymoon AND it worked out since you were able to miss the craziness of Hurricane Irma!

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  18. Awe, this is so lovely, you look really gorgeous on your special day! I love all your photos and your looks. You are so beautiful.

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  19. You look absolutely adorable here! Such great colors on you, sis!

    xoxo,

    Berniedette | PetiteAndToned.com

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  20. You are absolutely beautiful! Your makeup was the perfect combination of natural and glam. :)

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  21. Congrats!! You are lovely. The pics are lovely. Looks like an amazing day for you both.

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  22. Congrats!! Such a beautiful bride!

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  23. These photos are all gorgeous! You looked stunning!

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  24. Your wedding looks like it was SO beautiful and your makeup was totally glam! I have to try that hydrating mist, I love that dewy look and I am obsessed with skincare.

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  25. This look is absolutely gorgeous on you girl! You got the full coverage without being overdone. I love it!

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  26. You look so gorgeous! I lovelovelove how glam your wedding makeup looks, but it doesn't look like you have a lot on.

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  27. You had a wonderful dress. The photo of you looking up and smiling is very cute. And, the one below it really shows off your fancy eyelashes!!

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  28. You look absolutely gorgeous, I love the mauvey smokey eye-- so pretty!

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  29. Congratulations!!! It's the married love wonderful? :) You looked stunning! I really loved the blush and the dewy mist! I think I need to try both!

    XO, Chelsea Godfrey
    www.effortlesslychicblog.com

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  30. These are beautiful photos!

    xx,
    Amanda || www.fortheloveofglitter.com

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  31. Gorgeous photos... but who had a back injury, you or your hubby? Sorry to hear that, but on the positive side, you guys will have more time to plan for the perfect and memorable honeymoon!

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  32. You look absolutely beautiful! Love the look!

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  33. Congrats to you and your husband! Such an incredible time in your life — enjoy!
    Tori || Victori Media
    https://www.victorimedia.com

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  34. You looked absolutely gorgeous! <3

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