Subtly does it
makeup "For dresses with elaborate details on the neckline, tone down on the makeup and use hues from the same colour family to create a balanced look that complements the statement gown and details," says Melissa.
hair A soft casual updo with loose tendrils looks more carefree yet still chic, and allows for the details of the high neckline to shine.
Gown, GALIA LAHAV.
makeup "For a softer yet still glamorous look, I chose a brighter lippie. But instead of drawing a more defined lip, I diffused the edges for a sweeter, more feminine look." (Also read: 6 kiss-proof lipsticks you can count on for your wedding day)
hair For a more modern bridal look, a swingy, textured ponytail is both stylish and effortless. Tousled waves, a centre parting with face-framing strands and a slightly voluminous crown all lend to a youthful appeal.
makeup "I created a fresh and soft bridal look using a palette of rosy and peachy hues. Simple yet pretty."
hair If you prefer looking more feminine and sophisticated, pair a dewy complexion with flowy, wavy locks that complement your face shape.
Gown, LEE GREBENAU.
Shine & sparkle
makeup "Soft, smoky eyes with nude lips are always a winning combination for evening celebrations. I used warmer, bronzy shades with shimmering tints to create a more captivating look."
hair Sleek tresses with defined waves create a fuss-free and polished style for a glamorous celebration.
Gown, VAUGHN TAN.
Want more inspiration for your big day makeup? Check out: NATURAL TO KOREAN-INSPIRED: 19 OF OUR BEST MAKEUP LOOKS FOR EVERY BRIDE
Photography Vee Chin