The Ultimate Guide to Bridal Beauty and Accessories
Literally everything you need to get you down the aisle.
When you have a wedding looming on the horizon, you’ll take any excuse to go all out (really, all out) with your beauty routine. We’ll also take that as an excuse to do some serious shopping. It’s all very serious when it’s time to get married.
Except that the serious business in question is doing ten thousand face masks, getting waxed, painting your nails, and feeling like your most beautiful self—it’s more fun and games than intensive labor. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s wedding week (!) so in the spirit of all things bridal, we called in a few of our tried-and-true, no-joke beauty products, and paired them with a handful of accessories that would make any bride proud.
If you’re concerned with spots, rely on gentle acne fighters with clarifying natural ingredients—they won’t dry you out, but will help keep clog-prone skin under control. In a pinch, Renee Rouleau’s Night Time Spot Lotion should heal any last-minute zits overnight.
For skin glowier than, well...a gold leaf bag, or embellished Monique Lhuillier shoes...choose a nighttime routine that’s full of exfoliating acids like Sunday Riley’s Good Genes or an O.G. favorite, Drunk Elephant’s TLC Serum.
Omorovicza Radiance Renewal Serum; Immunocologie Oxygen Treatment Creme; Kiehl’s Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate; Sunday Riley Good Genes; Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum; Shoes, Monique Lhuillier; Clutch, Charlotte Olympia; Pearl and diamond earrings, Savannah Stranger.
Throw on your (drop-dead gorgeous Delpozo embroidered) slippers for a night of masks right before the big day. These will keep keep everything looking youthful and glowy—just don’t forget to apply any cream masks to your neck and chest as well. And about that slipper thing, these would be an insanely chic (and comfortable) choice to make a trip down the aisle in.
Whether you’re planning on wearing your hair up or down for your wedding, don’t neglect it! Here’s everything you need for nourished, sparkly, sweet-smelling, non-frizzy hair. Plus, a few other very pretty things we love.
Bumble & bumble Invisible Oil Pre-Shampoo Masque; Christophe Robin Shade Variation Care Nutritive Mask - Baby Blonde; Byredo Hair Perfume in Blanche; Living Proof No Frizz Humidity Shield; Bracelets, David Yurman Cable Cake Cutter in Sterling Silver and Stainless Steel; Jennifer Behr comb and headband; Earrings, Nikos Koulis.
You don’t *have* to match your nails to your shoes and bag, but when said shoe and bag is baby pink Miu Miu, well… In any case, you can’t go wrong with these four colors—we picked the best in conventional and traditional bridal colors.
Don’t forget your body! Fur’s surprisingly chic stubble cream will help ease any post-wax irritation. Meanwhile, Nannette de Gaspé’s hand sheet masks are one of the most genius products we’ve ever seen, and will keep your mitts fresh-looking for all those ring pics.
And on the very important day of (congrats!), go haam. Put on a brand new satin robe, drink an entire bottle of Veuve (jk, seriously do not do that!), and slather your body with a Vitamin C moisturizer. For your face, use RMS Beauty’s legendarily awesome Living Luminizer, a water-resistant eyeliner, and color-correcting stick to start. Spritz on your favorite scent, add a pair of modern diamond earrings and you’re ready for the very best day of your life.
RMS Beauty Living Luminizer; LanoLips Tinted Balm; Yves Saint Laurent Vinyl Cream Lip Stain in Rouge Vinyle; CHANEL LES EXCLUSIFS DE CHANEL Jersey; Dior Backstage Pros Fix It Color 2-in-1; Lancôme Grandiose Liner; Natura Bissé C+C Vitamin Body Cream; Earrings, Nikos Koulis.