11 Skincare And Make-up Products Every Bridal Beauty Regime Needs
1/11 Energy Boost
Like all of its products, Cha Ling’s Energy Nutrition Boosting Concentrate is inspired by Chinese traditional medicine. Developed by LVMH Research, the brand’s special 1+5 Oleo-Complex in this concentrate is intended to revitalise your skin with a formulation of limnanthes oil and five plant oils—derived from jojoba, tea, apricot kernel, olive and avocado. Simply massage four drops into your face for smoother, softer skin.
2/11 Looking Good
Perricone MD is waging a war on wrinkles with its collection of skincare essentials. The range combines Perricone’s proprietary molecule, acyl-glutathione, along with a nourishing blend of flaxseed, chia seed and macadamia seed oil. Two products in the line should help brides to look perfect for the big day—the Smoothing & Brightening Under-Eye Cream and the Eyelid Lift Serum, both of which help restore moisture and suppleness to the skin around your eyes, creating a better surface for long-lasting eye make-up.
3/11 Sweet as Honey
Honeysuckle & Davana is one of the latest additions to Jo Malone’s fragrance line. At its heart is the quintessentially English honeysuckle, combined with top notes of davana and base notes of moss and patchouli that pair well with Jo Malone’s other fragrances. Spray over a layer of the brand’s Oud & Bergamot Body Crème for a daring big day scent.
4/11 Day and Night
From the cold air of winter to the UV rays and air-conditioning of summer, keeping your skin hydrated can be a constant struggle. But Sisley has made life a little simpler by combining its complementary day and night face creams into a single formula. The Velvet Nourishing Cream with saffron flowers is a rich but lightweight cream that employs organic French saffron to keep dry skin at bay, whatever the weather or time of day.
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5/11 African Safari
Chantecaille’s Lip Veil is a weightless lipstick range inspired by African plants and flowers—and has been created exclusively to support the Space For Giants conservation project, which protects elephants. The range, which is available in 12 shades, also features ethically harvested baobab oil from Zimbabwe to help hydrate and heal. This is a range that offers guilt-free luminous lips.
6/11 Tools of the Trades
The Clarins All-in-One Pens resemble the more utilitarian multi-shade versions found in a stationery store and come with three shades of eyeliner and a lip liner. The Harmony 02 is ideal for brides, with shades of platinum grey, deep brown and black to accentuate the eyes, and a deep Clarins red for the lips. The perfect item to use for quick touch‑ups on the big day, remember to pack it into your SOS bridal kit.
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7/11 Flower Power
Dior’s new take on its iconic J’Adore perfume, Absolu, retains its classic floral profile that has long been a bridal favourite. The scent is fresher and fruitier thanks to a composition that showcases the intensity of jasmine alongside notes of orange and rose.
8/11 Pretty Hues
Clé de Peau Beauté’s new make-up collection for spring/summer 2019 includes the Refined Lip Luminizer, a lipstick available in 12 shades that comes in a moisture-rich formula so every shade looks vibrant and glossy from every angle. The new collection also includes a new shade of Luminizing Face Enhancer, a mix of warm orange and pink tones for a healthy, radiant glow.
9/11 Double Duty
Protect your skin from the harmful effects of pollution with the MTM Custom‑Blended Relieving Oil and the Custom-Blended Lightness Mix, which both contain squalene, an ingredient derived from sugarcane, that helps strengthen the dermis layer of your skin, retains moisture and restores the water-oil balance. The Custom-Blended Lightness Mix is more suited for the day—use the pipette top to measure out a few drops and apply before moisturiser, while the Custom-Blended Relieving Oil is a facial oil suitable for the evening.
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10/11 Calm Down
Planning a wedding can be stressful, especially if it is in a different destination. The Lancôme Rénergie Multi-Cica Gel Apaisant is a lightweight gel mask that cools and soothes the skin and reduces redness and tightness. It will come in handy especially after a flight or for the night before the big day.
11/11 Pumped Up
Get firm, supple skin with the Giorgio Armani Crema Nera Extrema Firming Plumping Essence, containing the Crema Nera range’s trademark Reviscentalis complex as well as plantain extract to fight sagging skin and wrinkles.
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