5 Fresh Bridal Hair and Makeup Looks

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Here are 5 fresh bridal hair and makeup looks, reblogged from the knot:

Whether you go bold or boho, the trick to turning heads on your wedding day is simply looking like the best version of yourself.

By Shelley Brown

  1. There’s one essential bridal beauty tip that’s easy to overlook: On your wedding day, you want your hair and makeup to reflect you. While the pressure to get the perfect, timeless photo might suggest you should stick to classic beauty norms, we’re firm believers giving your personal style a polished boost is the best way to feel confident on your wedding day. Whether your look is edgy, natural or somewhere in between, we had hair and makeup pros create some of the hottest looks to wear down the aisle. Scroll down and get ready to be inspired.




  2. 1. Boho Beauty

    bride with braided updo

    PHOTO BY ARI MICHELSON

    Let your natural beauty shine through with dewy, highlighted skin and just a kiss of color on your lips. Skip a headpiece and top off this “no makeup” makeup look with an effortless crown braid. Top, $198, BCBG Max Azria,Bloomingdales.com

    Get the look: Get a dewy texture with sheer foundation or tinted moisturizer. Then, sweep neutral brown eye shadow all over your lids to make your eyes pop. Use your fingers to apply a creamy pink stain to your lips and the apples
    of your cheeks for a natural flush.

    Shop the products: Sheer Glow foundation, $35.33, NARSCosmetics.com; Lip2Cheek stain in Demure, $36, RMSBeauty.com

  3. 2. Sweet Romance

    bride with romantic bridal makeup

    PHOTO BY ARI MICHELSON

    Rosy lids, flushed cheeks and rich berry lips are the perfect blend of sultry and sophisticated. Sweep your hair back into a loose chignon for an undone feel. Top, $25, HM.com; earrings, $130, BHLDN.com

    Get the Look: Use a matte foundation to smooth out your skin. Next, apply plum shadow to your lids, sweeping extra shadow underneath your eye for a softer look. Use a berry-colored lip pencil plus lipstick to give your bright lips some staying power.

    Shop the Products: Velvet matte skin tint, $44.22., Duo eye shadow in Charade, $58.48, Audacious lipstick in Vera, $19.67, Velvet lip liner in Belle Mare, $23.46, all from NARSCosmetics.com

  4. 3. Golden Glow

    bride with hair piece and glam bridal makeup

    PHOTO BY ARI MICHELSON

    Gilded lids and voluminous curls make for one glamorous statement. Add a sparkly hair comb to pull this glitzy style together. Dress, $300, Adrianna Papell,Bloomingdales.com; hair comb, $298, AmandaJudgeNY.com; earrings, $80, Tai,BHLDN.com; ring, $3,200, HStern.net

    Get the Look: Layer three shades of gold eye shadow: light gold on the inner corners of your eyes, true gold in the middle and brownish gold on the outer corners, and blend thoroughly. Finish with a shimmery lip gloss to complement your metallic eye shadow.

    Shop the products: Shimmer eye shadow in Goldfinger, $25, lip gloss in Turkish Delight, $26, NARSCosmetics.com; 5 Pan eye shadow palette in Bronse Amour, $50, Lancome-USA.com

  5. 4. Smoke Show

    bride with smokey eyes

    PHOTO BY ARI MICHELSON

    If you think you can’t rock edgy makeup on your wedding day, think again. Play up your best angles with contoured skin, smoky eyes and a sleek half-up hairstyle. Top, $115, CooperandElla.com; earrings, $3,350, GrazielaGems.com

    Get the look: For a smoky eye, sweep a light gray shadow across your entire lid. Then, add a dark gray shade to the middle of your eyelid and blend outward. Next, line your top lids with black pencil to give them extra dimension. Lastly, fill in your eyebrows to create a neat frame for your eyes.

    Shop the Products: Les 4 Ombres eye shadow in Tissé Smoky, $61, Stylo Yeux waterproof liner in Noir Intense, $33, Chanel.com; Perfect Brow pencil, $23,AnastasiaBeverlyHills.com

  6. 5. Hollywood Glam

    bride with bright red lips

    PHOTO BY ARI MICHELSON

    Classic doesn’t have to mean expected. Give a nod to the timeless beauties of the silver screen with smooth waves, cat eyes and a bright cherry pout. Top, $40,HM.com; earrings, $265, ThomasLaine.com

    Get the Look: Apply nude eye shadow and then add false lashes. With liquid liner, draw a line that wings out at the end, keeping it as close to your lash line as possible. Then, apply matte, red lip liner and lipstick. As a final touch, dust bronzer along your cheekbones.

    Shop the products: Eyeliner Stylo in Carpates, $27, bronzer in Laguna, $39,NARSCosmetics.com; lip liner and lipstick in Ruby Woo, $17 each,MACCosmetics.com

    Hair Stylist: Eloise Cheung

    Makeup Artist: Thora

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