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Most brides share a common vision for their wedding day glam; a flawless face. This aspiration is completely attainable by using the correct makeup to enhance the appearance of your natural skin, better known as complexion products.
Although selecting beauty products is a job typically assumed for makeup artists, being educated on their purpose can help you better collaborate with your MUA to best achieve your desired beat. You might even want to add a few to your own beauty routine so you can test them out during your bridal moments leading up to your wedding day.
Not sure where to start? Like a great complexion product, Team BB has you covered. Check out our picks for the best complexion products currently on the market below.
Even the Skin with FOUNDATIONS:
Haus Labs Medium Coverage Lightweight Liquid Foundation:
Haus Labs Medium Coverage Lightweight Liquid Foundation: A medium yet buildable coverage level, the Lady Gaga founded beauty brand has become one of the top foundation picks for foundation on the market. Although new to the scene, this foundation features 51 shades ranging from Fair to Deep with varying skin tones to accommodate all shades.
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YSL Beauty All Hours Luminous Natural Matte Foundation 24H Longwear SPF 30 with Hyaluronic Acid:
A lightweight, medium-to-full coverage foundation, YSL Beauty crafted a wide shade range for women to find their perfect match. Transfer proof and heat resistant, this foundation has a natural, matte finish, and is ideal to craft that epic wedding day makeup look.
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Cover Problem Areas with CONCEALERS & CORRECTORS:
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer:
A holy grail amongst concealer wearers everywhere, NARS’ Radiant Creamy Concealer is simply one of the best. Thanks to its buildable coverage, you can use this concealer to spot-conceal, hide undereye circles, even out skin tone or brighten and highlight.
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Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer:
Kevyn Aucoin’s Sensual Skin Enhancer is an OG product in the makeup game. Known for its uncanny ability to serve as a foundation, concealer, color corrector, contour and more with its rich and creamy formula, the product is arguably most famously used as a concealing agent. Infused with nourishing ingredients like jojoba oil and vitamin E, it hydrates and perfects while making your skin look its best.
Image by Kevyn Aucoin.
Define the Face with CONTOURS:
Danessa Myricks Balm Contour:
To snatch your face to perfection without looking too harsh, this balm contour by Danessa Myricks is the perfect choice. Featuring a formula that’s blendable, buildable and weightless, this contour comes in 9 shades to sculpt and lift like none other.
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Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Wand:
Having won numerous awards for its nearly perfect formula, its buildable and blendable capabilities makes for the perfect addition to those looking to glow and shine bright with their natural wedding day glam.
Image by Charlotte Tilbury.
Warm the Skin with BRONZERS:
MakeupByMario SoftSculpt Transforming Skin Perfector:
The perfect bronzing and highlighting duo all rolled into one, this skin perfecting powder by MakeupByMario is stunning. This product provides perfecting, illuminating, blurring and setting powers and glows into an airbrush finish to set your look for the evening.
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Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Bronzer:
Weightless and buildable while remaining warm and sculpting to carve out your bone structure and add dimension to your face and comes in various shades to accommodate every shade.
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Color the Cheeks with BLUSH:
Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush:
Rare Beauty’s Soft Pinch Liquid Blush has been taking over our timelines for over a year now since its launch. Pigmented yet buildable, this liquid blush provides gorgeous colors ranging from the pinkest of pinks to the most demure of mauves for brides of all shades to revel in and wear well.
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Patrick Ta Double-Take Creme & Powder Blush Duo:
The best benefit of Patrick Ta’s blush is its duo factor. Featuring a powder and blush in its compact, this duo product comes in 11 gorgeous shades and has choices to glow on all skin tones.
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Blur Fine Lines with SETTING POWDERS:
ONE/SIZE Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder:
ONE/SIZE by beauty legend PatrickStarrr is one of the best setting powders in the game right now. Known for working well on all shades and for all skin types, this product is ideal for the longwear of your wedding day glam and comes in four shades, including a new pink shade to brighten your under eye to perfection.
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Pat McGrath Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection Blurring Under-Eye Powder:
Pat McGrath crafted the most divine under eye powder to set your concealer for your momentous occasion. Coming in 5 different shades, this powder illuminates and blurs your under eye to reduce fine lines and smooth out any imperfections.
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Add a Glow with HIGHLIGHTERS:
Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb:
Glittering and sparkling in every way, Fenty Beauty changed the game when they made their Diamond Bomb formula. A balm-like texture, this unique highlight contains a shimmering 3-D jelly-like powder that is lightweight and sparkling to the touch, making it the elite choice for you to shine bright on your wedding day.
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Merit Beauty Day Glow Highlighting Balm:
This cream stick highlighter is filled with micro-fine pearls as opposed to shimmer to create a natural, healthy glow to top your cheeks with. Vitamin rich in formula to illuminate through the hydration it provides, this gorgeous product leaves a dewy sheen with zero sparkle.
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Written By Kennedi LéShea.