Stock your makeup bag with these wedding day must-haves. Local beauty pros Maggie Kerr and Gina Barrington, founders of Wide Eyed Bride in Milwaukee, share their favorite picks for brides.
Beautiful You! 13 Amazing Beauty Products To Help Prepare For The Big Day
There's no doubt about it: the days leading up to your wedding can be stressful. Between finalizing designs, communicating with vendors and hoping each detail will be perfect, it is easy to get overwhelmed. Take a moment for self-care with these nine bridal beauty products to get yourself ready for the big day.
(above) Sustainble beauty company Penny & Pine offers wedding-specific products made with nautral and organic ingredients. Their amazing Glow Up! Essentials Kit includes a hyaluronic acid-based Moisture Boost Cream, an incredible Exfoliating Toner, their Detox Brightening Cleanser, a vitamin-rich Restorative Eye Cream and a Transformation Oil to reduce redness and clear blemishes. This five-piece set is a dream! $125 online at Penny & Pine.
The Elina Organics Rose Water Mist instantly rehydrates your skin, leaving you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. The product fits perfectly in your purse or beach bag for on-the-go touch ups on the days leading up to the big celebration, ensuring your skin stays top-notch until you say "I do." $20, online at Elina Organics.
Osmosis Skincare's Vegan Replenish Antioxidant Repair Serum is now available through Amazon Luxury, perfect for the bride on-the-go. This product contains 17+ antioxidants and provides protection from UV rays, pollution and more. Vitamin E, green tea and ginkgo biloba work together to smooth skin and leave you feeling hydrated. $80 online on Amazon.
This Algenist Plump & Pour duo is a must-have item. Vegan plant collagen formulations work to give your skin and lips a visible boost in just 10 days, and rich vitamins replenish lost moisture. $40 at Sephora.
Copper + Crane's dermatologist-tested Radiance Mask is inspired by the practices of the ancient Greeks. Full of minerals and anti-pollutants, this mask works to smooth, refresh and rejuvenate dull skin. Free of parabens and sulfates, this incredible mask is a must-have leading up to the big day. $45 online at Copper + Crane.
Avalon Organics Deep Hydration Maple Sap & Magnolia Shampoo & Conditioner are life-savers for damaged, dull and dry hair. Complete with coconut, jojoba oils and hydrating humectants, your hair will feel healthier than ever before after using this duo. $11.69 each at Whole Foods Market.
Australian beauty brand Aceology is changing the beauty game. Their incredible Green T. Infusion Gel Mask and Rose Petal Modeling Mask help to reduce redness and prevent future breakouts to keep your skin perfectly clear leading up to the big day. Go buy like, twelve. Seriously. $54 and $69, respectively, online at Aceology.
Cake Beauty's The Smooth Move Moisture Melt Hair Mask works to repair damaged hair. Use this mask after shampooing and leave on for 3-5 minutes to replenish missing moisture to your locks. You will be left with silky and shiny hair perfect for your wedding day! $2.99 at Walgreens.com
If you’re planning on wearing a bright lip on the day-of, play around with some colors beforehand! The Stila Etheral Elements lip gloss set boasts six fun shades to try out before the big day so you know exactly what look you’re going for. $60, available at Stila Cosmetics.
For softer, smoother feet, Boscia's Baby Soft Foot Peel is a key ingredient. With both Alpha Hydroxy Acids and Fruit Extracts, this magical mask removes dead skin cells and provides a gentle exfoliation to dry feet. $20 at Ulta.com
Lavido's Thera Intensive Foot Cream is perfect for treating chafed skin before walking down the aisle. Crafted with the Achillea plant and purifying oils, this product will leave your feet soft and smooth. Apply the cream to the soles and tops of your feet to aid dry skin. $28 at Lavido.com.The All-Over Golden Dry Skin Salve by Lano uses pure lanolin and manuka honey to nourish dry skin. Suitable for feet, elbows and cracked skin, this salve makes the perfect overnight mask for moisturized and refreshed skin to achieve that wedding-day glow. $26 at Anthropologie.com.
The Vitabrid C12 Eye & Face Cream nourishes both your face and eyes with soybean ferment, pepties and Vitamin C. This amazing cream works to suppress aging and wrinkles and brightens and firms dry skin. The Vitabrid C12 masks will keep your face looking glowy and flawless so you're ready to go on the big day. $39 and $35 for five, respectively, online at Vitabrid.