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.
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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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