Bold Lips

Bridal Beauty Must-Haves

12 Oct 2010
By Ahlanlive.com

Top beauty trends straight off the catwalk and straight to the aisle

“Wedding make-up is classic, but has seasonal trendy twists,” says Hollywood make-up maestro, Huda. Wedding speaks exclusively to her about 2010’s catwalk trends.

Bold Lips
A classic look with a femme fatale touch. Add a touch of plum, a hint of berry or turn up the red.

Clean Cut
A big trend in the West and now one in the East – make a lot of make-up look less. With glowing skin and perfectly shaped eyebrows, this look is a classic.

Copper Eyes
Copper is one of the strongest make-up trends of 2010, be it wedding or otherwise. Enjoy the sultry trend on your big day.

Jewel Tones
Jewel tones have made a come-back in a big way for winter. Purple seems to be the hue du jour. Add that bit of fun and femininity to your bridal look.

Smokey Eyes
Smokey eyes are now a staple, but grey smoky eyes is the new trend within the trend. Keep it lighter in the day and add more by night. Make sure the lips are nude though.

Huda’s 7 Tips
1 Moisture Splurge: Wear a moisturiser, which is low in SPF, so it doesn’t reflect too much light. I love Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Moisturiser – with SPF 15, it works for every skin type.

2 Last Your Lippie: Apply a touch of foundation followed by powder to your lips, then use a lip-liner and a long-lasting lipstick like Revlon’s Colorstay Overtime Lipcolour. Don’t gloss as it causes the colour to move.

3 Darken The Eyes: Use the super dark Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner which lasts all day.

4 Lash ‘Em Silly: There may be a few tears, so go for waterproof mascara. Lancome Hypnose Waterproof adds volume and drama.

5 Highlight Just Right: Appearing fresh is a must. Highlighter will brighten your look. Apply Smashbox Softlights in Shimmer on your cheekbones, the bridge of your nose with a hint on the chin and brow bone.

6 Shine-On: It is your day to shine, but make sure you shine in the right areas. Matt the typically greasy infamous T-Zone with a mattifying primer. I love Makeup Forever’s All Mat Primer, which keeps make-up in place and fills in fine lines too.

7 Raise That Brow: A good set of brows makes or breaks your overall look. MAC’s Eyebrow Pencil in Lingering works on everyone, light or dark, the natural colour makes good pictures too.

You might also like…