Bridal Makeup with Star Power

There's no better time to look like a Hollywood star than on your big day. Here, some tips.

  • Perfect Pout

    Perfect Pout

    A stay-put matte rosy tint like Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Colour in Paradis (available at Chanel counters nationwide; will make that pucker pop. “Add lip balm to moisturize and seal in color,” says makeup artist Dora Salgado. 

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  • Walk the Line

    Walk the Line

    For the ideal cat eye, try Shu Uemura Painting Liner in Black (available at Salgado explains, “Using a fine-tipped brush allows for control and aids in creating a winged look.”

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  • Lash Out

    Lash Out

    Reach for falsies that are longer at the corners for flare—we love MAC False Lashes #36 (available at MAC stores and counters nationwide; “Cut lashes to fit the shape of your eyes; let glue sit on the strip so it becomes sticky and apply with tweezers,” says Salgado.

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  • Bright Eyes

    Bright Eyes

    A starry-eyed look is yours with a wash of shimmery flesh-toned shadow. Try Estée Lauder Pure Color Eye Shadow in Sugar Cube (available at Estée Lauder counters nationwide; to offset the bold lip; sweep along the crease, making those eyes shine.

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  • Brow Factor

    Brow Factor

    To get that highbrow look, “use a slightly lighter shade than your hair color for a natural appearance,” Salgado advises. Try a few strokes of Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Pen (available at Sephora).

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  • Scents and Sensibility

    Scents and Sensibility

    Spritz Very Hollywood Sparkling Michael Kors Eau de Toilette (available at for a fragrant finish. Apply to pulse points—inside of wrists, collarbone—allowing the scent to be released more efficiently.

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  • Shine On

    Shine On

    Stila All Over Shimmer Liquid Luminizer (available at sculpts cheekbones and creates a dewy complexion. Blend on the apples of your cheeks and down the bridge of your nose for a slimming effect.

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