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Just because you’re an Offbeat Bride doesn’t mean you don’t want to gossip about wedding day makeup ideas!

A forest fairy makeup look with tons of GLITTER

Since we’ve been showcasing our favorite forest weddings this week, sharing this forest fairy makeup tutorial was a no-brainer. Tone it down for a subtle green look or rock a full-face glitter look for a fairy wedding!

Video makeup tutorials for masquerade weddings WITHOUT masks

I saw this starburst-y, feathery makeup look on Pinterest and instantly fell in love with it thinking it would be amazing for a contemporary masquerade look (sans mask), an ’80s wedding, or any theme that demands an epic makeup look. I’ve pulled a few other tutorials that would also lend themselves to a modified masquerade, fairy wedding, or just a kick-ass bold bride.

How to choose and apply your own false eyelashes

In which Lauren clues us makeup-challenged people in on how to apply one’s own false lashes. Including answers to “does it matter what color mascara I use?” and “do I apply my make-up or eyelashes first?”

Superficial snack: fantasy nymph makeup from a gorgeous boy

Fairy wedding with mushrooms and gnomes? Fantasy wedding with renaissance touches? This makeup tutorial may be just what you’ve been looking for. Rich color plus glitter, all from a way cute male makeup artist.

Superficial snack: wintery wedding makeup tutorial

If you’re having a winter wedding and want your makeup look to match the cold weather or sparkly decor, check out this tutorial (with blue sparkly liner!). Try it yourself or show it to your makeup artist and look FAB!

Monday Montage: make-up, skulls, silly photos, and some fashion!

Check out some of my favorite photos from the Offbeat Bride Flickr pool here, on this week’s Monday Montage. This week we have more charming couple photos, an incredible green-blue crinoline, a gorgeous pink-ish red dress with a gold obi, a unicorn filled alternative guestbook, a few Día de los Muertos themed pictures, and a llama cookie topper! And if you’re feeling lucky, try clicking on a photo, (or click on the photo if you just want to see MOAR!)