Bridal Beauty

6 Makeup Must Haves for Your Big Day

Bridal beauty expert B Wilson gives you six of her must-have products to ensure that you look stunning from start to finish on your wedding day

April 08, 2014


Make sure you have these products packed away to ensure you look stunning throughout your entire wedding day.

Waterproof Eye Products

On such an emotional day, you’re bound to shed a tear or two. Make sure you don’t disturb your eye makeup by using waterproof mascara, eyeliner and eyelash adhesive.

Eye Drops

You never know what can happen on your wedding day, and the last thing you want is to take photos with red, irritated eyes. Always have a small travel-size bottle of eye drops on hand. Brands like Visine have different formulas that fit everyone from allergy sufferers to contact lens wearers. 

Longwear Lipstick

Your wedding day will be filled with kissing, so a long lasting lipstick should be at the top of your list. One of my personal faves is the Aqua Rouge Waterproof Lipstick by Make Up Forever. It gives up to eight hours of wear without fading! It’s non-drying and you can wear it as a matte finish or add the gloss that’s included.

Blotting Paper

Blotting papers are a must have for everyone on their wedding day. No matter what your skin type, you’re bound to sweat or get a bit shiny from all that intense photography. Blotting papers will keep your skin looking fresh all day without disturbing your makeup. They’re also perfect for a little touch up for underarm perspiration. I love a good multi-use product!

—Bi Wilson

B Wilson is a bridal beauty expert based out of Philadelphia, where she runs Just B



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