Whether you're a bride or not, you can never have enough makeup, right? Let's be honest that every second minute, a new makeup item is launched which may or may not deserve to be a part of your bridal trousseau. And even though you heavily rely on your makeup artist to slay your entire look on your wedding day, you need to know what kind of makeup product for brides suits you the best.
Makeup is not about just looking picture-perfect but it's also about enhancing your withstanding beauty with minimal effort. The 'flawless bridal look' starts with the kind of makeup you use. Your wedding day is going to be the most photographed day of your life, and it is best to increase your chances of looking gorgeous on this day.
Plus, your wedding allows you to splurge lavishly on makeup, so why not? As a bride, you deserve the absolute best. So, we've compiled a list of all the hot-selling and best wedding makeup products that every millennial bride needs to look 'PHAT' (Pretty, Hot And Tempting!) in all her wedding functions. 💄
We're all well aware of how important primers are to your makeup routine. It's all about creating a blank, workable canvas. This primer by Too Faced Cosmetics (which recently launched on Nykaa, Yay!) is an amazing choice. It's hydrating and the brightening effect helps smoothen the skin, creating a healthy-looking finish. Loved by many millennials all over the globe, Hangover Face Primer helps boost the skin's radiance and locks down the makeup for a longer, fresher wear. The best part? It is silicone-free and works on all skin types!
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 2500
While the ShaadiSaga Girl Squad's makeup list crowns the Maybelline Fit Me as the ruler of foundation Ville, a new launch by Maybelline is giving other brands a run for their money. The Super Stay Full Coverage Foundation is a matte, long-lasting (almost 24 hours!) formula that doesn't need too much effort to blend and smoothen. Though the makeup product for the bride comes in only 9 shades in India, a shade expansion is expected to happen soon. It doesn't dry the skin out and works great with all skin types, even acne-prone, and sensitive skins!
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Every blogger and every makeup artist swears by this product. Concealers are a must, while correctors can aid in a more even look. The L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD is a fan favourite because:
➡️ It comes in a vast range, with colour correctors as a part of it as well.
➡️ The formula is long-lasting, crease-proof and lightweight.
➡️ It can easily camouflage darkness under the eyes, redness and skin imperfections, while also helping with brightening and contouring.
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 595
Powders are essential for any makeup routine. Now whether you choose a loose powder or a pressed one, that's completely up to you. Both have their functions. If you understand the technique of baking, then loose powders work best. However, if you're looking for a quick way to set your concealer and foundation, pressed powders are what you need.
The Baking Banana Powder by Makeup Revolution is a cult classic. It is a warm, light yellow colour that works best on wheatish and dusky skin tones. You can set your makeup using this loose powder very easily. Hands down, this is one of the best makeup products for brides that we spotted!
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Another hit from Maybelline, the Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder is a blurring micro powder that sets the foundation perfectly and can be used to fresh makeup back and forth.
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While the age of contour has come to a certain standstill, people still love highlighting their cheekbones with a pop of colour. The Nykaa Contour and Conquer Duo is a multitasking makeup product for a bride that will surprise you. It comes with a matte contour colour that works as a bronzer as well and highlights shade in a subtle off-white tint. The combination of both these colours on your face will give you a perfectly sculpted look, without looking too heavy on your skin.
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Meet one of the oldest, most revered and loved bronzers of the world. The Benefit Cosmetic Hoola Matte Bronzer Mini gives a sun-kissed glow, with a very natural-looking contour to your face. If you're looking for a product that can give you a nice, tanned look, all year round, then this is the bronzer to buy.
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While some enjoy matte blushes, the recent trend of 'soft glam' has led to makeup that comes with a touch of illuminating shimmer. Such is the Lakme Absolute Illuminating Blush Shimmer Brick. Created by designer Sabyasachi himself, the colour payoff is just right with this blush. Plus, the shimmer reflects in this is not too harsh, but enough to give you a glossy sheen and make you shine on your D-Day!
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Every girl wants a perfect brows. While working on your brows is an art that takes time and practice, having the right eyebrow pencil is important as well. The Innisfree Auto Eyebrow Pencil is something you should add to your bridal makeup product list as it is easy to use and gives a very natural coverage.
➡️ Girls, No. 5 is a shade called Espresso, which sits perfectly with Indian skin tone.
➡️ The pencil is flat and wide with a soft texture, which glides over your brows easily and gives you a 'snatched' look.
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 360
Meet the remastered version of beauty mogul Huda Kattan's first successful eyeshadow palette. The Huda Beauty Rose Gold Palette Remastered is the ideal eyeshadow palette for brides. With the perfect colours to pull off looks that range from smokey eyes to subtle glitters, these eyeshadows have intense pigments and blend beautifully. Though on the slightly pricier side, this is an investment you will never regret.
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Kajals and Eyeliners play an important role in Indian Bridal Makeup. From dark kohl-lined eyes, to 'on fleek' cat-eye shaped liners, these two elements are never missing in a bride's makeup ensemble.
With its recent and successful launch in India, Katrina Kaif's Kay Beauty has delivered to the people the kajal of the year. With intense colour pay off and smudge-proof formula, the Kay Beauty Kajal is a gel formula that will last throughout your long-hours of dance sessions without budging even a bit.
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Maybelline is a brand that brings out some of the best products in the drugstore makeup range. One of their best sellers is the Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner. From being used as a kajal to being used to create long-lasting smokey eyes, this eyeliner is a fantastic and must-have addition to any bridal trousseau.
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We could never imagine the world without great eyelashes. While Maybelline is the brand that launched itself into stardom with its mascaras, L'Oreal hasn't deterred from carving a mark for itself either. The Lash Paradise Mascara is an amazing product that not only adds volume to your lashes but also lengthens them. This volumizing and lengthening mascara delivers a full lash fringe that’s feathery soft with no flaking, no smudging, and no clumping.
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 799
From bold, dark lip colours to natural nudes, lip products come in all forms and colours. Brides can wear any colour that they want for their wedding. Even on a regular day, lipsticks are our go-to makeup product, which can add a nourished glow to our face. From lip glosses that plump up your lips to matte crayons that last long and stay true to their colour, here are a few best-selling lipsticks brides should have in their makeup kit.
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Setting sprays are as important as your primers. A good setting spray locks all the makeup in its place and makes it last longer and eliminates any chances of it being blotchy or uneven. The PAC Micro Finish Makeup Fixer is leagues apart from regular setting sprays. People with oily skin have praised this product to hold the makeup in its place and we couldn't agree more!
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 925
If you're looking for a way to add length and volume to your lashes without rubbing layers and layers of mascara on (because it can only do so much!), then false eyelashes are the next best thing. Falsies will give your eyes a more fuller look and with the variety of lashes available in the market, you can create a more natural look, or go full dramatic with thicker falsies.
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Whether it's your mehndi, sangeet or wedding day, contact lenses can make you look gorgeous and help you flaunt your makeup with minimal effort. The Lacelle Color Lenses by Bausch & Lomb are one of the best thin contacts to choose from, as they come in a variety of colours and can be used to create wonderful looks for wedding functions.
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 1100
How many times have you scrolled through your Instagram feed and watched videos of someone getting their nails done? Well, even if you've never gotten your nails done, your wedding surely allows you to go ahead and get some fancy, long-lasting, nail paint! The O.P.I Nail Lacquer is internationally known for having the best nail polish in the world and it is often used in salons. So, if you're looking for that beautiful colour for your nails after a manicure, this brand is the one!
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 850
CC creams are your everyday makeup creams that can be used for smaller functions. Functions like your Haldi or pooja do not need you to cake on tonnes of makeup. They combine the best of your daily skincare cream with the right touch of make-up. The Lakme CC Cream is a tried and tested formula that never disappoints and helps prep your skin for any occasion, instantly!
BUY NOW | MRP: Rs 335