Makeup must-haves for every wedding guest

If you're attending a wedding (or five) this year, it's worth investing in a capsule makeup collection that can take you through the season. Here are eight long-lasting, versatile products to help you create the perfect wedding makeup look (that won't outshine the bride). 

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Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray

Urban Decay All Nighter

Wedding festivities go on from morning until night, so when evening rolls around and your makeup is still perfectly in place, you'll be thankful you took two second to spritz this. It's basically like super glue for makeup.

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray, £24

 


Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk is a suits-everyone lipstick shade. Choosing a nude means you won't be checking your face in the mirror every two minutes and the creamy matte formula is super wearable too.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lipstick, £25

 


NARS Liquid Blush

NARS Liquid Blusher

This liquid blush will give you a healthy, dewy glow which is always a good look but especially suitable for a summer wedding. A little goes a long way so this little bottle will really last you.

NARS Liquid Blush in Orgasm, £25

 


Benefit Roller Lash 

Benefit Roller Lash

You'll need a good mascara to take you through the day with no smudges, and we'd recommend Roller Lash. It has a natural-looking budge-proof formula with just enough lift and curl.

Benefit Roller Lash Mascara, £22.50

 


YSL Touche Éclat

YSL Touche Eclat

An icon in the beauty world, Touche Éclat is at its best when used in a more natural look. It's especially effective at subtle highlighting and brightening the under-eye area.

YSL Touche Éclat, £26

 


Laura Mercier Setting Powder

Laura Mercier Powder

This setting powder will reduce shine and blur any imperfections. If you're going to a summer wedding, this is one essential you definitely want in your handbag.

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, £30

 


Tom Ford Eye Color Quad

Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir


For an eye shadow palette with a pro formula and versatile shades that will suit any outfit, try Tom Ford's Nude Dip. It will accentuate your eyes without looking 'too much'.

Tom Ford Eye Color Quad in Nude Dip, £68

 


Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk

Kiehl's Ultra Facial


A classic foundation (often worn by the bride herself), Luminous Silk offers medium, radiant coverage. It's long-lasting and doesn't contain SPF which means it photographs beautifully, even when the flash is used.

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, £42