Fashion & Beauty
Surprise the Bride with Splurge-Worthy Beauty Picks
Aside from the groom, nothing makes a bride’s day quite like looking and feeling her absolute best. Help her be photo-ready with one of these amazing, splurge-worthy beauty picks for her wedding day.
Raydiant Venetian Lace Bronzer
This radiant bronzer delivers beautifully tanned skin without the harmful rays. Its shea butter formula hydrates, while the apricot oils soothe and protect. The bride can stay safely sun-kissed for her special day, and no sun is required. ($66; loxabeauty.com)
Kérastase Elixir Ultime Versatile Hair Oil
Bride-worthy hair is just a few drops away. Help her keep her locks under control with this versatile product that won’t let her fret or fray. It’s designed for any type of hair and keeps her hair silky and frizz-free, 24/7. ($34; notino.com) To keep that silky hair in place, check out our list of hairsprays perfect for holding your wedding day ‘do.
Verbena Shower Gel
This shower gel’s mix of essential oils, like verbena, orange, lemon and geranium, create an amazing aroma that smells like wedded bliss. Its plastic bottle makes it easy to pack for the honeymoon, too. ($20; loccitane.com)
Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer
It’s all in the name, which is why this illuminating moisturizer is meant for a wedding day fix. It promotes instant hydration for any type of skin and leaves a gorgeous, healthy glow behind. It adds volume while nourishing the skin to help fortify against harmful environmental pollutants, and with no parabens, sulfates, or phthalates, nothing can steal the bride’s glam glow. ($59; sephora.com)
Mini Tiger Blossom Gel Polish
Here’s a nail polish that’s sure to last through the honeymoon. Its uniquely designed formula creates ideal coverage, quick dry times, and long-lasting color that won’t budge. Choose from a variety of colors, like Ocean Wave, Rendevous, and Passion for nails any bride will say “I do” to. ($13; sallybeauty.com)
Water Drop Hydrating Moisturizer
Help the bride say no to dry, stressed, or otherwise troubled skin on her wedding day. This moisturizer has the water power to soothe any skin dilemma. The hydrating and replenishing formula bursts into tiny water droplets when it’s applied to the skin, which means major moisture and not a speck of dullness. ($45; sephora.com)
Beautyblender Fab Five Set
The beauty blender is the makeup applicator that’s fit for a queen, er, bride. The soft sponge, which gets dipped in water before use, creates flawless coverage by bringing makeup to the surface, rather than absorbing it into the sponge. This set of five can be used for all the bridesmaids to accommodate their various complexions, so everyone can find their match. ($100; sephora.com) Are you afraid you’ll forget something? Check off this list of 10 emergency beauty products to pack for your big day.
Star Eyeshadow Palette
This colorful eyeshadow palette, stocked with 18 different shades, is designed for a bride who loves to have fun with her makeup. The incredibly blendable, longlasting shades will outlast the ceremony. The bride can apply it perfectly without a primer and be ceremony ready in no time. ($215; sephora.com)
Magical Mini Brush Set
This set of brushes contains the mini versions of Charlotte Tilbury’s bestsellers. With brushes for shading, sculpting, smudging, and more, the kit can help the bride create any look she wants, whether she wants to look like a “blushing” bride or not. ($65; nordstrom.com)
Ambient Lighting Surreal Lighting Palette
This gorgeous palette, the latest—and limited—edition in the Ambient Light collection, is stocked with a flattering powder, blush, bronzer, and highlighter. It uses photoluminescent technology to flatter the skin so it looks smooth, even, and healthy. The nude surreal light powder brings about that sunkissed afternoon glow that any bride would love to flaunt. ($95; sephora.com)
Diorskin Airflash Spray Foundation
This foundation skips the dabbing and produces an “airbrush effect” makeup professionals love by using a quick, lightweight spray to apply this silky-smooth formula. It’s infused with natural oils, too, which help it stay put all day, no matter what the day demands. ($62; nordstrom.com)
Sexy Plump Volume Lip Gloss
Ultra-plump, kissable lips are a necessity for the wedding—and the honeymoon. Enter: the Sexy Pulp Volume Gloss. It’s ultra-light and non-sticky and gently plumps lips with a sensual shine in a variety of colors. ($10; yvesrocherusa.com)
Hydrating Setting Mist
When she’s ready to set her glam wedding day look, she’ll want a product that hydrates her skin, not drains it. This setting-hydrating mist is a must-have final step in any makeup routine to soothe skin and keep it looking fresh. ($36; colorescience.com) Worried about maintaining your look all day? Don’t sweat it. Try these beauty products to avoid a makeup meltdown.