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There ain’t no doubt that you just have to look your best on your wedding day! One sure shot and popular way of looking flawless and glowing on your big day are opting for Airbrush makeup. Airbrush makeup gives you a natural-looking glow with a gorgeous base that you are going to don on your wedding day. While airbrush makeup is getting popular very rapidly, it has both its pros and cons. So, here we are to present to you all that you need to know before investing in this makeup technique.

Before getting into details, book the best makeup artist in your city to create your dream makeup look on you on your special day with the most trending airbrush makeup technique. 

What Is Airbrush Makeup?

Don’t be apprehensive if you can’t get your head around this term, you, most definitely, aren’t the only one. So after a lot of research, we are here with all the facts and details that you must know about this latest airbrush makeup technique. The relatively new concept of Airbrush makeup at weddings has a lot of women confused. But before you decide to opt to get airbrush makeup done on your face on your big day, we are gonna help you know what it is, after all, you CANNOT afford to go wrong with your makeup on this special day of yours. 

Unlike the traditional methods of makeup, Airbrushing uses a sprayer to spread the foundation on your face instead of sponges, brushes or fingers to give you a much cleaner and natural final look. The device is created with a compressor that provides a medical-grade tube and nozzle with smooth and controlled airflow.

“So in simple words, Airbrushing is done by using the powers of compressed air and mist foundation gently across your skin using special foundation cartridges that fit into a corresponding airbrushing device.”

Other than bridal makeup, airbrush makeup is often spotted on celebrities while they walk down the red carpet. A small pen-like applicator is used to spray the foundation evenly.

Pros of Air Brush Makeup

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Talk to the makeup artists and you will know that Bridal airbrush makeup is growing popular and is here to stay. Many benefits, including a longer stay and an HD finish, make the brides want to opt for this type of makeup. As you read further, we discuss why the modern-day brides are in love with airbrush makeup!

1. Say No to Touchups with Airbrush Makeup That Lasts All Day Long!

You, certainly, do not want to spend your entire D-day touching up your makeup after 2 hours, this type of makeup helps you with that. This is the most attractive benefit of airbrush makeup, in our opinion! Airbrush makeup is silicon-based which makes it lasts longer and be more water-resistant. Makeup artists claim that this type of makeup is most likely to bear all the hugging, kissing, dancing and running around all day and still stick to your skin as perfectly as freshly done makeup.

2. Want a High Definition Makeup Look? It’s Possible with Airbrush Makeup! 

Airbrushing, as the name explains uses technology to evenly spread your base and will give you an impeccable smooth, flawless and natural-looking finish. So, if you are a bride-to-be, who doesn’t like the idea of layers of makeup showing up in your wedding pictures, well you know what to choose. Oh! An added advantage is that you get the same perfectly fresh looking face in all the pictures that are going to be clicked throughout your wedding day.

3. Airbrush Makeup Requires Only a Little Product to Give You the Look of Your Dreams!

Again, for someone who’s not very fond of layers of the makeup of their faces, airbrush makeup has another benefit to offer to you. Using is the spray application process, airbrush makeup offers more coverage with a lot less product on your face. We especially in love with this feature of airbrush makeup!

4. It’s Extremely Easy to Create Layers of Makeup with Airbrush Makeup Technique

As we discussed that a little product gives your more coverage, airbrush makeup also offers you the liberty to choose whether you would like to don a full coverage look and a light one and to what degree. Airbrush makeup is applied in wonderful layers, and so it dries super quickly. If you wish to add layers to your makeup look, it can’t be easier than in case of airbrush makeup. Add as many extra layers as you like and still get the perfect smooth dreamy look!

Also Read: HD Makeup Vs Airbrush Makeup: Which One Is Better for Bridal Makeup?

Cons of Air Brush Makeup

While Airbrush makeup has a lot of pros making this technique of makeup popular among women of this generation especially among the brides-to-be, it is important to know that airbrush makeup is not for all. Following are the reasons why sticking to traditional ways of makeup is better than choose airbrush one. 

1. Airbrush Makeup Can Be Flaky on Dry Skin

We love how natural, smooth and hydrated an airbrush makeup done face looks. However, if you happen to be on the drier skin side, airbrush makeup might not be the right choice for you. On dry skin, this type of makeup begins to flake much easily. Makeup artists explain that since airbrush makeup is waterproof, it is not as creamy as a traditional foundation. Hence, making it not so ideal for dry skin. Having said this, if you can follow proper skincare routines before your wedding day, you can prepare your skin for a gorgeous airbrush makeup look.

2. Re-blending can be a Task in case of Airbrush Makeup

With so many emotions in your head, it is quite easy for you to get overwhelmed and shade a tear or two. However, make sure that you do not tear up during your airbrush makeup session before it completely dries. Your makeup artist is going to have a difficult time filling any breakup in your makeup, even with a traditional foundation. However, once the base has dried completely, this shouldn’t be a problem.

3. You Might Have a Hard Time Finding Your Perfect Shade

This is one of the major drawbacks of this type of makeup service. The foundation formula found in Airbrush makeup is very different from your day-to-day foundation. With a lot fewer shades and brands available in the market, the chances of you finding a shade that matches your skin are greater in case of traditional foundation. 

4. Lastly, Airbrush Makeup is Expensive When Compared to Traditional Makeup

No big surprises here, airbrush makeup is not very budget-friendly. Traditional methods of applying makeup are going to be easier on your pockets. While, we believe airbrush makeup is worth the hype, you can choose to enquire about it during your makeup trial and decide if it’s worth the price or not.

Why Do You Need Airbrush Makeup?

More and more women are choosing airbrush makeup over a traditional one, in recent times. Your preference, needs and goals decide whether you should be getting airbrush makeup done on your wedding, we, however, would like to suggest airbrush makeup on your wedding day of you are looking to achieve any of the following goals.

  • If you do want to leave your wedding venue every few hours to touch up your makeup.
  • If you want a smooth, flawless, natural and glowing makeup look in the day of your wedding.
  • If you do not like layers of makeup on your face and want to keep your makeup lightweight.
  • Want an HD makeup look that looks good in photos.
  • If you want a more hygienic method of makeup, for it’s done directly via machines.
  • If you want a foundation that doesn’t sink in but rather stays on top.

Which Types of Skin is Suitable for Airbrush Makeup?

Airbrush makeup technique is a blessing in disguise for all skins types, alike expect the dry and flaky type. The alcohol found in this type of foundation dries your skin all day, making it ideal for normal, combination and oily skin types. Women with dry skin are often advised to stay away from the airbrush makeup. However, proper skin care can prepare your even your dry skin to carry airbrush makeup. The layers of these types of makeup are too thin to cover dark circle, so you must use traditional makeup products like concealer and even bronzer with airbrush makeup base. 

Cost of Airbrush Makeup

Airbrush makeup, as we mentioned above, is far from being pocket friendly. For an application, booking a session for your wedding day or a photoshoot will cost you around ₹40k. The device is much cheaper to own at home, at about ₹6k to ₹18k. Bear in mind that a little more money would have to be spent on cosmetics. It is on the costly side, However, we think with the benefits that it has to offer, it’s worth a try. Your trial makeup session is a great time to judge if airbrush makeup is working for you and is it worth spending money on!

ShaadiSaga has the best makeup artists in your city listed both in almost all budgets for all your wedding makeup needs. Additionally, we assign a wedding manager to all our customers who will assist in negotiating with the makeup artist and make sure that you get the maximum benefits at the lowest possible prices.

Things to Consider When Applying Air Brush Makeup

It is clear till now that airbrush makeup is a gift for women around the world and can be a great option for you to try on the happiest day of your life i.e. your wedding, we have little extra tips for you all to follow to make sure that you get the best of this amazing makeup technique. 

  • Apply airbrush makeup only after using a good quality primer before it
  • During application, keep the nozzle at least six inches away from your face.
  • Try not to go overboard with the application.
  • Do not be stressed if you are new to airbrush makeup, it does absolutely no harm
  • Clear all the doubts about airbrush makeup before from your makeup artist
  • Lastly, make sure you follow proper skincare regimes before application and after removal of makeup.


There you have all the information that you need about airbrush makeup. Hope we helped you clear your mind about this makeup technique. What else would you like us to write about? DM us your suggestions and keep a check on this space for more trending ideas. 


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Airbrush Makeup - The Ultimate Guide

by Apoorva Saxena

Airbrush Makeup - The Ultimate Guide