You don’t have to be a blushing bride to understand that weddings—though beautiful, joyous occasions—can also be also be times of great stress. To help ease your anxiety and allow you to focus on more important matters (say, for example, the groom), we’ve gathered 17 stunning wedding makeup looks to inspire you on your special day.
Click through our slideshow for the best wedding makeup looks for every type of bride!
Who says wedding makeup has to be heavy? Balance out a head-turning hairstyle with a swipe of mascara and sheer lip balm.
Proof that you can wear pink eyeshadow in a subtle, delicate way.
Use a shimmery golden shadow to give off a bronze glow.
A matte peach colour on your lids and cheeks perfectly complements tousled, wavy locks.
Keep your eyes and lips natural and bring attention to your cheekbones instead with a pop of pink blush.
A subtle, silver smoky eye is fresh and wedding-worthy when paired with flowers and a peachy gloss.
Play up your brows with a soft brown brow pencil like Anastasia’s Perfect Brow Pencil ($23) and line your waterline for a natural wedding day look.
A glint of gold on the inside corners of your eyes and above your cupid’s bow gives off an ethereal vibe.
A softly smudged eye and bright red lip is the perfect combination for the bride with a penchant for bolder beauty.
A soft plum lipstick like MAC’s Lipstick ($16) in Plumful makes for a perfect berry-tinged pout.
Want more wedding inspo? Click here to see 29 inspiring hairstyles for the bride-to-be!
Play up your eyes by blending a copper shadow into your crease, then dust a shimmery white shadow in the inner corners of your eyes.
Matte brown shadow and full brows make this look perfect for a daytime wedding.
Wedding makeup doesn’t have to be all soft shadows and neutral lips—why not try bright blue liner and a red lip for a more glamorous look, like makeup artist Emily Cheng did on the bride above?