Bridal Tips to Look Stunning on the Wedding Day

Any Bride- to- be would be passionate to look the best on the special day of wedding. One does not have to wear a lot of products to look stunning on the wedding day. Choosing the right products and using them creatively complementing the skin tone would do wonders to get an enhanced beautiful look.

Wedding is an occasion to dress up, wear fine jewellery and glamorous attires. One`s wedding day makeup should mirror what one is and how one wants to look. It is good not to experiment with what one is not confident of. The makeup should be natural following the golden rules: Less is more and Simplicity is the key. But it should definitely be with more impact, definition & staying power.


The fundamental of good makeup is to hide the flaws enhancing the facial features. The magic of makeup is that, it should bring out the best in a person and make him or her appear attractive.

Beauty Essentials for a Bride

While buying cosmetic products, buy those with an expiry date. The products to have in the vanity box would be:

  • Primer and foundation that matches one`s skin type
  • Powder that is applied over the foundation.
  • Blush
  • Eye shadow – choose a palette with colours like bronze, gold, brown
  • Eye liner – a liquid and a pencil
  • Kajal pencil – colours like black, green, blue
  • Eyelash curler and mascara
  • Lipstick, lip pencil and lip gloss
  • A set of makeup brushes
  • Makeup removers

Makeup Fixing Spray

This helps makeup to last longer and gives a good finish to the skin. It makes the foundation and powder appear less powdery and cakey. Natural setting sprays like cucumber water, rose water, mineral water will help give a refreshing, moisturizing effect.

Bridal Makeup tips


Use eye shadow primers for eye shadow to stay longer. Go for water resistant eyeliners and mascara to prevent smudging and for a good effect. For a gorgeous look, try applying a light shimmery gold color on the brow bone as a highlighter.

You can use brown mascara instead of black for better appeal. Use false eyelashes for an attractive look.


For makeup to last for a long time, use makeup primers. It fills in pores and makes the skin look smooth.

Make sure foundations match the skin tone. Choose a yellow based foundation for getting a glamorous look in the photos.

One can also go for gold based concealers and foundations. They tend to stay for a longer time when set with a loose pressed powder for a matte finish.

Use a pink blush and a copper glow highlighter on the cheekbones for a fine look with facial features appearing prominent.

Stick to translucent powders or very natural powders like MAC Mineralize skin finish. This product helps to get the special glow on the wedding day. Apply highlighter to the tops of cheekbones, near the tear ducts, and just under the brows.

Cheekbones can also be highlighted using blushes for that special look.


To appear stunning in photographs, choose bright lip shades like red, plum and pink with a lip liner. It makes lip stick and lip gloss stay longer.

Choose a lasting lip color. Choose a lip liner the same color as your lipstick or lip gloss.

Lip liners prevent the lipstick from smudging. Apply lip liner to whole lips before applying lipstick. It makes the color last even longer.

Finally, use a bronzing powder dust on the neck to get the bridal grand look.