5 Makeup Looks for Engagement Photos

March 23, 2021 2 min read

We take engagement photos to announce our love to the world (YAY!!!), so these photos will likely be seen by a lot of people - you'll want to look your best! No matter your style, you'll want to wear a makeup look that compliments you and makes you feel beautiful.


women's makeup looks for engagement photos

Wing It

Winged eyeliner is a classic makeup look that will never go out of style. If you're looking to add a classy touch to your makeup look with minimal effort, this might be for you. There are many different techniques when it comes to winged eyeliner, so check out this how-to guide based on your eye shape.

bold lipstick for engagement photos

Add a Bold Lip

Your engagement shoot is all about you, so take advantage of it! Make a statement with a bold lip shade while keeping the rest of your makeup look relatively neutral. Not sure what color to pick? Take a look at this list of lip shades for every skin tone.

makeup for engagement photos

Glow, Girl!

Dewy makeup looks have been all the rage lately, and they're so easy to recreate! Just take your favorite highlighter and sweep it across your cheekbones, nose, cupid's bow, and right under the arch of your eyebrows. You'll be glowing without the hassle of thick makeup.

glam makeup for engagement

Go Glam

Again, this photoshoot is your time to shine, so go all out! Whether you've always wanted to go full glam or you love a fab look day to day, this makeup look will photograph so well. Invest in some quality fake eyelashes, a foundation that compliments your skin, and quality contour/highlight products to create your own red carpet look.

neutral makeup for engagement

Fresh Faced

Embrace your natural beauty with this minimal look. Add a natural blush, a hint of mascara, and tinted lip balm to enhance your features. Use a brow gel to shape and fluff your eyebrows for a clean, crisp look.


While you want to look your best, the most important part of engagement photos is to have fun and show off your love! So, whatever look you choose, we know you'll be glowing.

Are you still looking for an outfit? Check out our collection of dresses to find your perfect look!


Makenna Duffin

Makenna is on Bella Ella Boutique’s marketing team. She spends most of her free time finding ways to be creative, spending time with her family, or bingeing a new show on Netflix


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