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25 Beauty-Centric Photos You Need to Take on Your Wedding Day

Apr 21 2016 - 5:00am

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.

Hair Details

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

Intimate Details

Zoom in on the beauty rituals or traditions that make your wedding [7] unique.

During the Party

One of the most memorable parts of your wedding [8] will be the celebration. Request a photo showcasing the radiance you exuded during one of your favorite moments.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

An Emotional Moment With Your Bridesmaids

Capturing an emotional moment between you and your bridesmaids will make you cherish them for life.

Adding Flowers

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

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.

The Headband

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

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.

The Flower Girl

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

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.

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.

From Above

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

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.

The Pedicure

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

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.

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.

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.

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