Get a Sun-Kissed Glow for Your Wedding

Skip the rays and opt for these expert-approved products for allover radiance.


bride on the beach
Photo Credit: Terry Doyle


Makeup artist Min Min Ma says primer is key for lasting, glow-y bridal makeup. Use a 2-in-1 formula with self-tanner to get bronzed, luminous-looking skin. 

st tropez gradual tan tinted everyday moisturizer and p;rimer
St. Tropez Gradual Tan Tinted Everyday Moisturizer and Primer

Contour Kit

Celebrity makeup artist Robert Sesnek suggests using a sheer contour kit before foundation so skin looks believably sculpted with an overall seamless finish.

hourglass illume sheer color trio
Hourglass Illume Sheer Color Trio


"I suggest using a cream highlighter at the highest points of the face," says makeup artist Kristine Cruz. Opt for a luminizer with a fine tip for accuracy.

ysl beauty dazzling lights touche eclat pen
YSL Beauty Dazzling Lights Touche Éclat Pen


Use a large, fluffy brush while buffing bronzer on sides of the face to add warmth and avoid lines of demarcation, says makeup artist Amber Dreadon.

guerlain terracotta light bronzer
Guerlain Terracotta Light Bronzer


Celebrity makeup artist Jillian Dempsey uses a liquid blush and dusts a similar shade in powder form to lock in color for an all-day flush.

nars cosmetics liquid blush
NARS Cosmetics Liquid Blush

Self Tanner

Before spritzing self- tanning mist to the body, makeup artist Archangela Chelsea says to "use lotion and let dry for three minutes for hydrated skin," ensuring an even application.

james read h20 illuminating tan mist
James Read H20 Illuminating Tan Mist

Body Oil

Lilit Caradanian, founder of Elcie Cosmetics likes dry oil for the face and shoulders as "it gives skin a suppleness without a greasy residue."

elcie cosmetics the glow enhancer
Elcie Cosmetics The Glow Enhancer