A Pretty In Pink Bridal Look For The Mother Of The Bride/Groom!

Fresh. Glowy. Pink. Pretty!

That’s what I think of when it comes to bridal makeup. And if you’re the mama of the bride to be(or the mother of the groom), you want to look fresh and glowy and pretty-but pink? I know what you’re thinking because it’s exactly what I think about pink: pink is a little…well…young. I’m going to show you a more mature fresh, glowy, pink makeup that you’ll feel comfortable wearing to your daughter’s Bridal Shower or Wedding, especially if its held at this Cheshire wedding venue!

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Products Used: Hourglass Gypsy Visionaire Eye Shadow Duo, Hourglass Oxygen Foundation Mineral Powder Foundation, Hourglass Illusion TInted Moisturizer, Hourglass Ambient Powder in Duffused Light, Shiseido Lacquer Rour RD203, Givenchy Noir Coutoure 4 in 1 Waterprrof Mascara, Dior Rosy Glow Healthy Glow Awakening Blush. Not pictured: Mary Kay Pale Blush Cream Eye Colour, Laura Mercier African Violet Eye Shadow

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#1. Apply an eye shadow primer to keep your makeup in place all day long. I used Mary Kay Cream Eye Colour in Pale Blush which is a light, pale pink all over my eye lid.
#2. Apply Laura Mercier Africal Violet Eye shadow which is a gorgeous pinky violet with some copper shimmer, all over the lid with a flat shadow brush.
#3. Use the bronze-brown shade from the Hourglass Gyspy eye shadow duo as your crease colour and apply it with a fluffy brush, softly blending it out. Hourglass Cosmetics eye shadows are AMAZING for more mature eyes because the shimmer is grown up and doesn’t settle into any fine lines.
#4. Use that same bronze shade to line your bottow lash line and frame your eyes if you need it. I find with my grey hair I need to define my eyes a bit more, otherwise they tend to disappear into the rest of my features and get swallowed up by my full cheeks!
#5.Use a flat liner brush to push a dark brown eyeshadow into the base of your upper lashes to define the upper lash line. I have hooded eyes, so I push my liner right into the roots of my lashes so that it doesn’t take up valuable real estate on my lids and cover up my eye shadow. You can use an eyeliner if you wish instead, but keep the line soft and smudged.
#6. After curling your lashes, use a really great waterproof mascara that curls and defines. The Givenchy Noir Couture 4-in-1 Mascara is my favourite and it’s new for this summer. It stays put, but isn’t hard to remove like most other waterproof mascaras.

Don’t forget to fill in your brows! Eyes are done!
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My favourite foundations at the moment are from Hourglass Cosmetics. My skin (and most mature skins) is a tad dry, so the Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturizer($64CDN) gives some needed moisture, plus has awesome coverage for a tinted moisturizer. The Hourglass Oxygen Mineral Powder Foundation($52 CDN) is also wonderful, and a light dusting gives some extra coverage where needed. I know a bright pink blush can be scary, but the Dior Rosy Glow adapts to your skin tone, giving you a custom pinky flush that won’t look too juvenille on mature cheeks.

The secret weapon for this look and what should be in your makeup arsenal is the Hourglass Ambient Powder in Diffused Light. It’s a pale yellow powder that not only neutralizes any redness in skin, but also blurs any fine lines and wrinkles and makes makeup last all day long. Seriously, you need it! Everyone needs it. You’ll wonder how you lived without it this long!
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A pretty peachy pink gloss is all you need, and the Shiseido Lacquer Rouge in RD203($25 CDN) adds the perfect, pop of colour to mature lips! It’s long-lasting too and moisturizing, so it’s perfect to wear today! More of a liquid lipstick, the formula is outstanding and I definitely want more of these.

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Happy Bridal Shower Day or Wedding Day Mama! And have fun!

  • You look PERFECT, especially with that mint top and that lip color. Amazing, Tracy!

    I didn’t have a bridal shower. Too much fuss! HAHAHA.

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Awwww, thanks my friend! <3
      Yeah, they are a lot of fuss I agree! I had my guy friend's serve coffee and tea at mine. That made it fun!

  • Hey Tracy, you’re all glowy and pretty! I’m not the biggest pink person, but you really managed to use it in a grown-up way!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks Sunny! 🙂 I tried to!

  • Liz

    You’re going to be such a rock star when Marky gets married! 😀

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      LOL Marky tells me she’s NEVER getting married! I’ll wear this to YOURS and the Unipiper’s LOL.

  • Deborah Holmes

    You are a beautiful woman and the palette is light and fresh. I am saving this tutorial and using it in a couple weeks.
    A note: the area from the bottom of your cheeks and covering your neck is yellow and doesn’t match the color of the rest of your face or chest.

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks! Yeah, it’s just the way the sun reflects from the window onto me. 🙂

  • TracyBeautyReflections

    Awww, I <3 you. That is all.

  • Glowing beauty! I picked up the LM African Violet and I have yet to even use it! So I am very inspired. I agree the Hourglass Diffused Light is one to have! I adore it. It you promise the Givenchy Mascara will give me your lashes, Im in!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      LOL hahaha thanks Taylor! Ok-IT WILL! 🙂 hahahaha! It is a great mascara for summer though!

  • Emma Bovary

    Such a pretty glowy look, I love African Violet so much =) This post has got me wondering what makeup my Mumma Bovary will wear for my bridal shower…

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks Emma! See I got ya thinking now! 🙂

  • your eyemakeup is perfect:) I’ve always wanted to try this blush:)

  • Andree (Montrealloverbeauty)

    Great look! I am going to buy the Givenchy mascara as I was looking for one that isn’t hard to remove, thanks for the tip! xxx

  • Hello gorgeous! When Marky’s bridal shower rolls around, her mama’s got the fierceness in da bag!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      LOL I’ve been told NO WEDDING. NO MARRY. 🙂

  • Eugenia

    I seriously need to give Shisheido lipsticks a closer look….this shade is awesome! Love the look you created; neutral but still punchy! I’d need a much more oil-absorbing foundation and while I’m nowhere need “mother-of-the-bride” status yet, it might not be a bad idea to practice my look for that future event, lol!

    PS: In step #1, did you deliberately write “Marky Kay”, Lil Sis? Love it!!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      AHAHAHAHAHAHA I didn’t even notice that HAHAHAHAHA

  • Gah, I love everything about this look! Dior Rosy Glow looks amazing on you, and I really want to look into those Shiseido lipsticks now!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks Tiffany! The Shisedo Lip Lacquers are SO GOOD.

  • Lily

    Gorgeous! I love this look on you. I have a few Shiseido Laquer Rouge too. The darker red Nocturne is sexy 🙂 You should try that!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks Lily! I have the nude one and love it too. I will get that red one next!

  • What a lovely, fresh look!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks Olgie! 🙂

  • Toya

    Oh Tracy…why are you so pretty!? You make soft and romantic look just as good as edgy and dramatic. WHY YOU SO GOOD AT MAKEUP?

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      HAHAHAAHAHA don’t ever leave me, K? <3 Thank you!

  • I love how African Violet GLOWS on your lids! I usually use it as a crease shade with pale pink on the lids but I’m inspired to try it as a lid shade with a warm brown in the crease. Gorgeous Tracy 🙂

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks Vita! Yes try it! I have that LM LIngerie Palette like you do and it’s such a great palette!