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Hey Brides! Make Sure You Take These 26 Wedding Day Beauty Photos

Mar 26 2015 - 4:00am

When your wedding [1] day finally arrives, the planning is finally over, and it's your turn to sit back, relax, and let the pampering begin. No matter how you've chosen to wear your hair or makeup, this is your day to feel absolutely gorgeous and remember forever. Whether you plan on putting flowers in your hair [2] or maybe trying a less traditional look [3], you want to have pictures of every important detail. To help you be as prepared as possible [4], we collected inspiring shots that will capture how sublimely stunning you look and feel at your wedding [5]. And don't forget to also brush up on the wedding gown photos you can't miss [6]

Getting Help From a Friend

Bridesmaids are there to help you make your big day extraspecial, so remind the photographer to catch them in action. You can thank them later.

Photo by Liz Maryann Photography [7] via Style Me Pretty [8]

Hair Details

Capture an up-close shot of the exquisite hairstyle you spent hours in the beauty chair perfecting.

Photo by Gypsy Westwood Photography [9] via Style Me Pretty [10]

Intimate Details

Zoom in on the beauty rituals or traditions that make your wedding [11] unique.

Photo by Melissa Kruse Photography [12] via Style Me Pretty [13]

During the Party

One of the most memorable parts of your wedding [14] will be the celebration. Request a photo showcasing the radiance you exuded during one of your favorite moments.

Photo by Rad + In Love [15] via Style Me Pretty [16]

Getting Your Hair Done

Have your photographer snap a photo of your hairstylist in action. It offers an intimate peek into the hours you spent getting prepared to walk down the aisle.

Photo by Jay Eads [17] via Style Me Pretty [18]

The Makeup

It takes a lot of work to finish primping for the big day, so show off everything it took to complete your gorgeous look.

Photo by Jonathan Canlas [19] via Style Me Pretty [20]

Looking Down

The best way to see your lengthy eyelashes? This intimate, close-up shot.

Photo by Andrea Jacobson For The Observatory [21] via Style Me Pretty [22]

With Your Partner

This romantic shot will capture not just how exquisite you looked but how beautiful you felt in the arms of your special someone.

Photo by D'Arcy Benincosa Photography [23] via Style Me Pretty [24]

The Manicure

While you are guaranteed to be in photos all night long, your nails might not make the cut. Make sure to zoom in our your elegant manicure.

Photo by Svetla Vesnaya At Purple Tree Photography [25] via Style Me Pretty [26]

Your Bridesmaids' Beauty Looks

A shot of your best friends looking glam on your big day will be something you'll want to treasure forever.

Photo by Anna Routh Photography [27] via Style Me Pretty [28]

A Straight-On Shot

This classic angle is simple but sublime, so ask your photographer for one last shot of your final look right before you walk down the isle.

Photo by Paperlily Photography [29] via Style Me Pretty [30]

Over the Shoulder

To show off your flawless skin (or spray tan!) from a fresh angle, have the photographer capture you looking over your shoulder.

Photo by Megan W Photography [31] via Style Me Pretty [32]

Spritzing On Fragrance

They say scent evokes memories — but so does a photo of you putting it on.

Photo by Catherine Hall Studios [33] via Style Me Pretty [34]

Adding Flowers

While delicate flowers will wilt, a photo of them lasts forever. Make sure to capture the moment your blooms were added.

Photo by Brumley and Wells [35] via Style Me Pretty [36]

Peeking Out From Behind the Veil

If you are wearing a veil, make sure to have your photographer snap this romantic shot of you looking down from behind your veil — plus, it's a great way to see your eye shadow.

Photo by Esther Sun Photography [37] via Jessica Burke [38]

The Headband

In most pictures, all eyes should be on you, but this simple shot makes your sparkling accessory to the center of attention.

Photo by Twah Dougherty | Style Art Life [39] via Style Me Pretty [40]

In the Thick of It

While you may feel a bit frazzled on your big day, you don't want to forget the work you put in for your extraspecial moment.

Photo by Max Wanger [41] via Style Me Pretty [42]

The Flower Girl

Don't forget to get images of everyone getting ready with you, especially your adorably dolled-up flower girl.

Photo by Jean-Laurent Gaudy [43] via Style Me Pretty [44]

Your Hair From Behind

Have the photographer capture a photo of your hairstyle from the back, and you'll have a chance to see your style from an angle that you might not have been able to before.

Photo by Ryan Brenizer [45] via Style Me Pretty [46]

Lending a Hand

The serenity of an intimate moment is something that you will always treasure. Ask for a photo of you helping someone special with her makeup.

Photo by Two One Photography [47] via Style Me Pretty [48]

From Above

To capture the elegance of both your makeup and hair in a single shot, have the photographer take your picture from above.

Photo by Anne Robert [49] via Style Me Pretty [50]

A Quiet Moment

Taking a moment to breathe will help you to feel relaxed and confident on your big day. Ask the photographer to take a candid photo of your peaceful meditation.

Photo by Christian Oth Studio [51] via Style Me Pretty [52]

The Pedicure

Put your best foot forward on your big day by capturing your perfectly polished toes.

Photo by Elizabeth Messina [53] via Style Me Pretty [54]

In the Makeup Chair

With all the time it takes to get ready, it's important to have a photo to remember it. This behind-the-scenes shot will be something you can share with your partner afterward.

Photo by Judy Pak [55] via Style Me Pretty [56]

In Front of the Mirror

Though not every bride gets ready in a forest, any shot in front of a mirror can be equally as charming.

Photo by Marina Locke Photography [57] via Style Me Pretty [58]

Putting On the Veil

The veil is the finishing touch of a bride's beauty look. Make sure the photographer is ready to take a photo when you are finally ready to walk down the aisle.

Photo by Melissa Schollaert Photography [59] via Style Me Pretty [60]

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