6. Makeup artists know the tricks of wedding makeup
Even if you have a friend who’s a dab hand at stage makeup or makeup for film, those techniques may not do much for you at your wedding. For instance, you’ll need makeup that doesn’t smudge when you sweat.
It can’t transfer to the cheeks of all the people you air kiss, either. More importantly, your lipstick can’t get on the lips of the groom when the officiant says, “You may now kiss the bride.”