Everything deserves to be customised especially for you on your special day. While you have your fashion choices down pat for your trousseau, we’ve customised a list of beauty must haves. These products are staples that work on all occasions and shouldn’t be missed! Here’s all you need to have in your bridal makeup trousseau.
1. Put in that primer
Bridal makeup has to last long since no one really has the time to touch-up their makeup too often on their big day. A primer goes a long way in prepping your skin for makeup and makes sure it lasts long. It also makes the colours in your makeup pop.
POPxo recommends: Revlon Photo Ready Primer (Rs 1,360) and L’ oreal Paris Base Magique Primer (Rs 846)
2. Can’t miss a good concealer
If you had to pick one makeup product, go with a good concealer. Once the blemishes and spots on your face have been concealed, mix the concealer with some moisturiser to double up as a light coverage foundation. Pick a concealer based on your skin type and the look you wish to sport on your big day. There are concealers that claim to highlight or give a matte finish to soak up any shine on your big day.
POPxo recommends: Maybelline New York Fit Me Concealer (Rs 500) and Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Concealer (Rs 562)
3. A nude eyeshadow palette is a must!
Buying individual shades of eyeshadows and trying to coordinate colours to create looks can be a nightmare, especially when you are busy with other important things (your wedding!!). Eyeshadow palettes offer a range of shades customised to create specific looks. A nude eye compliments any kind of face makeup or lip colour and will not clash any of your outfits. They often come with guides to create the desired look and a complimentary brush applicator. It also saves you the trouble of carrying a separate brush, which can be a boon when you’ll be travelling for your honeymoon!
POPxo recommends: Maybelline New York Nude Palette (Rs 867) and Maybelline New York The Blushed Nudes Palette Eyeshadow (Rs 898)
4. Add in an acne spot treatment product
You never know when a zit may pop up, especially with all the makeup you’ll be wearing and all the partying! Have a spot treatment cream handy in your bag to dab the zits away and leave you looking your very best. These treatments target the zit alone and don’t hassle the skin around it. And the best thing is that these products often work overnight, leaving you with flawless skin in the morning.
POPxo recommends: Burt's Bees Natural Acne Solutions Maximum Strength Spot Treatment Cream (Rs 1,409)
5. Make way for some sheet masks
These work beautifully to give your skin a boost in between the festivities. Just apply one of these onto your face and allow yourself to slip away into a state of bliss to recharge and rejuvenate almost instantly.
POPxo recommends: MaskerAide Sheet Masks (Rs 1,200)
6. A lip palette is always welcome
Again, picking individual lipsticks is too much added effort, especially when a palette has been crafted to suit your needs. Pick from reds, nudes or pinks, or even pick up one of each (It’s your wedding, you’re allowed to splurge) to create any look you want.
POPxo recommends: L'oreal Paris Color Riche Lip Palette - Nude (Rs 1,120)
7. Thrown in a shine/ conditioning hair spray
A boost of shine and hydration is called for amidst your wedding festivities to recharge the moisture levels in your hair. With all the treatments and heat styling your hair might endure, it’s a good idea to have a shine boosting hydration spray handy. It will moisturise your tresses and give it a bounce and shine.
POPxo recommends: Toni & Guy glamour moisturising shine spray (Rs 720)
8. Fix a face mist
A face mist goes a long way in giving you the everlasting dewy glow. Spray it right after your makeup is done to set it, and use a few more sprays whenever your skin feels dry. With a face full of makeup, slathering on moisturiser may not be an option but a mist perfectly recharges your skin without ruining your makeup.
POPxo recommends: Thalgo reviving marine mist (1,770) and Vichy thermal spa water (Rs 650)
9. A multipurpose corrector and contour palette
Contouring is all the rage this season and if you wish to sport the sculpted look throughout your wedding festivities and after, investing in a multipurpose concealing and contouring palette would be wise. You’ll have your corrector, concealer and contouring powder all in one place. Since these are so handy, they can work their way into your trousseau as well!
POPxo recommends: Nyx conceal correct contour palette (Rs 1,325)
10. Hello fragrance oils
For that beautiful fragrance that is subtle but lasts long, try fragrance oils. They are the most concentrated form of perfume and last extremely long, sometimes even after the clothes have been washed. Dab some onto your pulse points and while this doesn’t need a touch-up, it is super handy with its travel sized packaging and can sneak its way into your trousseau.
POPxo recommends: The Body Shop White Musk Perfume Oil (Rs 1,895)
Be sure to add your favourites in your bridal kit!
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