Bridal Makeup

23 Reception Makeup Looks of Real Brides to take Inspiration From!

Medha Chawla, 24 Jul 2019

Being the first appearance with your man as a married couple and also the concluding bash of your wedding revelries, the reception definitely demands you to strut in utmost style. Whether it is your utterly glamorous outfit or the voguish hairstyle, we always have our blog section brimmed with all the help you need to dazzle on your reception night. And here, we add a little more dose of help that you MUST NOT ignore, i.e. reception makeup. Being a bride-to-be, I am sure you know the prowess of the makeup. It is not a lie when we say that your makeup can totally make or break your look. So, to help you set your reception makeup expectations, here we enlist some of our most favourite reception makeup looks of real brides.

Best reception makeup looks to take inspiration from

A surreally luminous makeup look!

This makeup artist created a drool-worthy reception look for the bride featuring a flawlessly luminous skin, nude lips and shimmery smokey eyes.

How much shimmer is too much shimmer?

Your reception looks needs to be dashed with some glamour and we love how this MUA curated this look with flushed cheeks, bold lip shade and glittery eyelids stroked with win colour.

Nude lips are super fun!

Balance that utterly glimmering outfit with a rather subdued yet glamorous makeup. Love this look on our real bride Ishta Khosla.

When the eyes do all the talking!

The classic glittery smokey eyes teamed with bold red lips and a stroke of beaming highlighter on the cheeks.

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A touch of purple!

Don't wanna take the usual route? Take inspo from this bride who got shimmery purple eyes and maroon lips with her silver outfit.

Soft yet glam makeup

We're drooling over this beauteous rose gold eyes, naturally accentuated brows and the subtle pink lips this bride donned at her reception.

Kohl-rimmed eyes with red lips

This one is a simplistic yet striking makeup look for your reception.

The naturally flushed look

Our real bride Nikita opted for a naturally flushed makeup with hints of pink and thick eyeliner.

A metallic makeup look for a metallic outfit

Captivate everyone's attention with an arresting metallic makeup like this!

The dewy makeup with colour pop on the eyes

Perk up your glamorous reception outfit with a pop of colour on your eyes.

The classic red lips and fluttery lashes

The combo of red lips and heavy-mascara eyes can never go outdated.

Floor everyone with your natural beauty!

Yes, ditch the dramatic makeup and let your natural beauty be the MVP.

The fresh dewy makeup is a big-time hit

A lot of millennial brides are swearing by teaming their glittering reception outfits with fresh dewy makeup with bold eyes.

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Match the eyes with the lips

We totally heart this bride's subtle reception makeup which features the same hue on lips and the eyes.

A no-makeup makeup look!

Beautifully done no-makeup makeup teams really well with the glam reception outfit.

The one with prominent lashes

Here's another bride who embraced fluttery lashes, kohl-rimmed eyes with a hint of natural-looking blush on the cheeks. And of course, the red lips.

The evergreen reception look

Gorgeously outlined eyes and the deep tint of red on your lips is the most classic look to don at your reception.

A beauteous reception look with colour-popped waterline

We're impressed with how this makeup artist brushed her magical makeup strokes to create this unusual reception look. The green under-eyeliner, peachy eyeshadow with a pinch of glitter, soft pink cheeks and nude lips looked lovely on this bride.

Utterly neat and chic makeup with soft smokey eyes

We're bowled over this utterly neat and chic makeup look featuring soft smokey eyes and the dark lip shade matching with the bride's outfit.

Nude makeup with shimmery eyelids

Our real bride Ishita Soni out on smokey shimmery eyes, nude lips, and poker-straight hair to strut in style at her reception.

The funk of bronze

Take a cue from International influencer Diipa Khosla who rocked a nude-cum-bronzy makeup at her wedding reception.

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What type of makeup will you have at your wedding reception? Tell us in the comments section below.