Letting your beauty shine through on your wedding day is the aim of the game. But as with your selection of wedding gown and accessories, your beauty choices will have a big impact on completing your look. Beauty trends evolve from year to year, with bridal fashion weeks taking place around the world. These shows offer the ultimate inspiration, along with looks showcased by real brides. Here we take a closer look at the beauty crazes taking the wedding scene by storm right now so you can craft the perfect bridal look ahead of your big day.
Creative bridal braids
The classic updo doesn’t have to be boring. Bridal runaways across the globe saw models sport creative braided hair to complete classic and more unconventional wedding looks. The Knot offers some great advice for brides looking to try a beautiful braided look for their special day:
“Braids made a big statement this season with some of the hottest bridal designers like Claire Pettibone, Theia, Kelly Faetanini, and Della Giovanna sending everything from face-framing halos to intricately woven updos down the runway. Tip for the Taking: For a totally romantic style like this, try an updo with layered braids and delicate face-framing strands (as seen at Claire Pettibone), or our favorite: a loose, swideswept fishtail braid.”
Bridal braids are the perfect hair choice for boho brides, and can even be tied into your theme further by weaving in the flowers used in your bouquet and to decorate other parts of your ceremony and reception. Click here for tips on picking a florist for your wedding flowers.
A splash of colour
For brides who love a red lip on a night out or to jazz up a workwear ensemble, adding this signature touch to your big day look could provide the powerful and personal look you need. This pop of colour on the lips is a bold look but one that’s certainly beautiful, particularly against the white of your wedding dress. You don’t have to go for red, though. There are countless flattering lipstick colours that work for every kind of bride. Finding the perfect shade for you is the key.
Not brave enough to go for a colourful shade? Muted and nude lip colours are also bang on trend for 2018.
Embrace the future with a look that is out of this world, but subtle all the same. The metallic eye streak was featured on numerous bridal runways at the latest fashion week events. This sparkly eyeliner, which is delicately applied to the top lash line, provides an understated sparkle that complements simple or shimmering bridal gowns.
An edgy, slicked back style
Worried about a hair being out of place on your wedding day? Then this edgy, slicked back hair look could be for you. As well as providing a minimalistic look that matches more modern wedding dress styles, with the right product, slicked back bridal hair won’t fall or frizz, leaving you wedding selfie ready throughout your day.