You’ve probably heard about airbrush makeup, especially when it comes to the wedding industry. It’s now a popular way to apply makeup for brides, but you can use airbrush makeup for any special occasion.
If you’re not sure if airbrushing is right for you, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about this luxury technique.
What is Airbrush Makeup?
Everyone knows about traditional makeup. Traditional makeup uses brushes, sponges and even fingertips to put on foundations, concealers, blushes, eye shadows and so much more.
Traditional makeup is available in both low and high price ranges. You can resort to drugstore brands or go all out with top names like Chanel. Traditional makeup is the typical way to apply makeup, and you’ll find that most women go the traditional route.
So, what is airbrush makeup then?
Airbrush makeup uses a small airbrush gun to apply makeup to the skin, instead of the usual tools.
How Does Airbrush Makeup Work?
To apply airbrush cosmetics, the makeup artist uses a small air compressor, that looks like a paintbrush and gun put together. It uses a very small about of product, which is much thinner than traditional makeup products.
Airbrush makeup products have to be thinner in order to spread evenly throughout the mist.
Typically, airbrush makeup is water- or silicone-based. This ensures that it will hold for up to 16 hours. This is perfect for brides, or women who have long events to attend.
They can enjoy themselves, knowing that their makeup will last throughout their busy day.
Hide Unwanted Tattoos
If you’re a bride, you might not want tattoos to interfere with your gorgeous neckline or dress design. Airbrushing over tattoos is a great way to hide them without drawing unwanted attention to that area of your body.
Flawless, Even Coverage
Because airbrush makeup is applied in a thin mist across the skin, it leaves your complexion looking absolutely flawless and natural. Your makeup will definitely not look cakey or uneven.
Whether you’re preparing for an emotional day, or just a warm, summery event, waterproof makeup has its advantages. And since most airbrush makeup is silicone-based, it will hold up despite tears or sweat.
Usually, airbrushing is used to apply foundations, contouring, and highlighting. But you can also use it to apply blush, eye shadows, and even lip shades, too.
If you like your makeup to look minimal and simple, but still want to be done up, airbrushing is a great option. With this technique, your natural beauty shines through, and it isn’t covered up with layers and layers of beauty products.
If you know you’re going to be photographed, airbrush makeup is one way to ensure that you’ll look picture-perfect. Airbrushing guarantees that the high definition camera lenses won’t pick up on any of your natural imperfections and blemishes.
The Cons of Airbrush Makeup
Airbrushing is a special way to look beautiful, but there are some negatives about this technique, too. Before you decide to have your makeup done this way, it’s important to be aware of these cons.
Not Suitable for All Skin Types
If you have bad acne or deep scarring, airbrush makeup might not conceal your skin’s flaws very well. In fact, airbrushing might accentuate these trouble spots instead of hiding them.
You might not be an expert, but you’re probably pretty good at applying your own makeup in the traditional way. But when it comes to airbrush makeup, not everyone can do it. It requires special equipment, specific beauty products and lots of practice.
Some makeup artists spend hours honing in on their skill. They even practice airbrushing paper faces to perfect their artistry. Because it’s a specialized skill, it’s both more expensive and can be difficult to reapply.
If you’re planning for your wedding, you’re already prepared to spend a decent amount of money on your appearance. When it comes to airbrushing, your beauty budget will have to be a bit bigger. The price points will differ depending on the package you select and the look you want us to achieve, Please take in consideration that you are hiring a professional makeup artist and generally you will pay more for our experience, skills, talents and knowledge.
Airbrushing is offered at All Dolled Up as an upgraded add on to any service for an additional $25.00. We use only the best in airbrushing technology and Dinair is our preferred method. Call or Text Beth for more information 910-273-1693