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beauty The Eyes Have It Playing uP your PeePers with the right shades ensures you, not your makeuP, are in focus no feature is more expressive than your eyes - they say it all. And when you walk down the aisle, your gaze will instantly reflect the love and joy you feel. With makeup, eyes can be chameleons, morphing from earthy to edgy to glam. On your wedding day, however, simplicity is best. The idea is to enhance your beauty so you look like you - but even better. With the right colors and techniques, they won't be able to take their eyes off you. PreP and Prime Gorgeous eyes start with good skin care. "The skin around the eyes is the body's thinnest and most 36 w e d d i n g s b y t h e r i t z - c a r lt o n fragile," says Beverly Hills dermatologist Zein Obagi, M.D., founder of the Obagi Skin Health Institute. It should be treated gingerly. "You don't need heavy moisturizer, which will trap water in the skin and create puffiness," Dr. Obagi says. In the months leading up to the wedding, use a light formula containing retinol and peptides to help strengthen this delicate area and minimize fine lines, he says. The day of, help your makeup stay vibrant longer by using an eye primer, says Mary DeRolph, aesthetician at La Prairie day spa at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. This will set your makeup, preventing it from migrating. To combat dark circles, choose a concealer that's a shade lighter than your foundation. Pat it into the inner corners and under the eye as you extend it to the outer corners, DeRolph says, and notes: "Make sure you test out any new products at least a month ahead of time." color correct Blue, brown, green, hazel: The color of your eyes is key to finding your most flattering shadows. "Blue is a naturally cool tone, so warmer hues like gold, champagne and peach tend to set the iris ablaze," says Brenda Echauri-White, salon PhotograPh by bob and dawn davis (bobanddawndavis.com) http://www.bobanddawndavis.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ritz-Carlton Weddings - July 2014

Ritz-Carlton Weddings - July 2014
Swept Away
The Main Event
Ready, Set, Wed
Picture Perfect
Princess Bride
Their Own World
Love by the Park
Expert Advice

Ritz-Carlton Weddings - July 2014