Wanted: Makeup Artist With Steady Hands The totally surreal face paint and embellishments worn by brides in a remote area of Kosovo is a 1,000-year-old tradition. The colors and shapes drawn on the face are symbolic, said to ensure the bride lives a fertile, healthy and happy life with her new hubby.
When you imagine a bride getting ready for her wedding day, you probably envision a mother-daughter trip to Kleinfeld to pick out the perfect white gown, or an inspiration board of bridal updos that she tries out weeks in advance. But if you're a bride in West Sumatra, Bulgaria or Morocco, that routine might look a little different -- like an eight-pound-crown, face-paint, tinsel-veil kind of situation. One thing's for sure: Beyond the Western world, bridal beauty has a million definitions. Here are some of the world's most amazing bridal 'dos, makeup and accessories we've ever seen.
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