Kate Middleton's fresh-faced, demure wedding makeup caused quite the stir back in April 2011. Not because Catherine's understated, yet elegant look was out of character, but owing to the fact that the royal-to-be wielded her own mascara brush.
Even with her sister's perfectly rounded rear drawing admiring stares, the bride's choice to DIY (along with her breathtaking gown and a few other minor factors) kept the Duchess firmly in the spotlight for weeks after the bouquet landed.
On your own special day, it's essential that everything flows as smoothly as possible. The risk of hiring a professional and ending up with eighth-grade prom hair is a gamble you may not want to take. And with the money saved on primping, you can beef up your honeymoon plans!
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