Stock your bridal beauty bag with these expert-tested drugstore makeup finds.By: Anna Smutny
-AS SEEN IN BRIDAL GUIDE MAGAZINE-
Maybelline The City Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Makeup artist Keiko Hiramoto recommends this matte and shimmery palette because “the colors go great with any skin tone and the pow- der is super fine and so easy to blend.”
L’Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara
There’s nothing better for flirty, smudge-proof, voluminous lashes, says makeup artist Julie Occhino. “It separates and builds volume with- out clumping or flaking, yet leaves lashes soft to the touch.”
CoverGirl Easy Breezy Volumizing Brow Gel
Get brows that wow with this makeup artist go-to. With a buildable, fade-proof formula, the gel keeps hairs in place and adds subtle volume all in one go.
Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation
Achieve complexion perfection with this weightless formulation that evens out skin tone. For an ideal application, makeup artist Abby Lauren recommends to “softly buff foundation into the skin in a circular motion for a gorgeous airbrush finish.”
E.l.f. Cosmetics 16hr Camo Concealer
Pick a full-coverage concealer that will stand the test of happy tears. Julie Occhino suggests, “using the applicator to directly apply the concealer to the undereye area, blending in an outward motion.”
Milani Baked Bronzer
This bronzer gives your skin a naturally warm — never orange — glow. “Apply with a powder brush and create a “W” from one temple, across the nose to the other temple,” says makeup artist Joy Fenell, the founder of The Joy In Beauty.
NYX Bare With Me Hydrating Cheek Tint
Makeup artists swear this will impart the perfect bridal blush. The lightweight formula is super-blendable, the better to leave you with a glowing, rosy complexion.
Eos Super Cashmere Tinted Lip Balm
Say “I do!” to this beauty-expert favorite. Its shea-infused formula plumps and softens, while its buildable color leaves you with a perfectly pink pout.