The Dating Divas (one of my all time favorite blogs (what a creative group of women!) posted some great directions for doing your own makeup. While this was not directed at doing wedding makeup, I think you'll agree that it gives you some great tips on how to do it yourself and not come out looking like a clown or washed out in your photos. There just has to be a happy medium! Head to the Dating Divas site (see side bar for link) to see the step by step directions on how to go from a blah BEFORE to WOW! AFTER.