We find out what brides are favouring for their big day beauty bag.
Words by Lexxi Davis
Everyone wants the make-up on their wedding day to look flawless. Nailing that perfect balance of looking ‘done’ but still like yourself isn’t always easy.
We’ve hunted down the most popular products that brides have opted for on their big day. From must-have primer that keeps foundation in place all day, to the most popular mascara, we’ve got it covered. And, you can find the perfect beauty products for you on Powder – try their foundation quiz now.
Starting From The Base
Celebrity, fashion and bridal make-up artist, Sophie Higginson, tells us that Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Cream is something everyone loves – especially for the wedding day beauty bag.
Sophie says, ‘It’s really good at plumping the skin pre-make-up, giving a nice dewy glow without looking shiny.’
The Face Fixer
Benefit revealed that their POREfessional Primer is a firm fave with brides – to keep their foundation fixed for the duration of the day.
Smoothing out any open pores will mean an all over flawless finish – AKA the dream daily face scenario.
Most Wanted Mascara
Sophie also reveals that the most wanted mascara for brides is Chanel’s Le Volume Waterproof Mascara. ‘I often use this in the trial and brides always fall in love.’
Sophie adds, ‘It makes your lashes look so long – so no need for fakes. Plus waterproof is ideal, in case you get teary.’
A Floral Fragrance
Jo Malone told us the best selling scents for brides are their lace covered bottles, made with weddings in mind. The most popular being the Peony & Blush Suede and Orange Blossom fragrances.
Suits Everyone Lippie
Now that we all know the wedding make-up you should never wear (including red lippie), there’s only one shade that is pretty perfect for all brides – for any age or skin tone. MAC’s classic lipstick in Peach Blossom is a firm fave with brides.
Sophie tells us, ‘girls want something subtle on their wedding day, and this colour is great as it really enhances the natural colour of their lips. It’s not too matte, but has a light sheen – so it’s not sticky when you kiss the groom.’
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So there you have it ladies, a shopping list of tried and tested bridal beauty faves, ready for you to buy.