It’s officially summertime, and we’ve rounded up our favorite products for your wedding day, honeymoon, and every day after in our three-part Summer Beauty Series!
Today, we’ll present our favorite pre-wedding and day-of beauty favorites with everything from hair care, self-tanner, all-natural lip glosses, and moisturizers to get you and your girls looking gorgeous for pre-wedding gatherings including bridal showers and bachelorette parties along with the biggest day of your life – your wedding. Prepare for summer with these incredible beauty favorites because all of us here at Inside Weddings want you to look and feel your very best.
Estée Lauder Perfectionist [CP+R] Line Smoother provides powerful results in a portable package to touch up fine lines around the eye area and face, perfect for pre-wedding errands or event-day touch ups. For youthful looking skin with fast-acting and powerful technologies, look no further than this gentle formula that will be your little beauty secret. $62/0.5 oz.; esteelauder.com.
Hydra Bronze by Guinot is a gradual self-tanning lotion that leaves skin smooth and rejuvenated. Results can be seen as soon as three days after use, but peak color arrives after 15 days of use. In order to receive optimum results for a sunless tan just in time for your wedding day, be sure to exfoliate prior to usage and apply evenly to face and body avoiding eyebrows, hair roots, and rough areas two to three times per week. $36/6.8 fl oz.; Available at over 1,000 Guinot spas in the U.S.
Natural Finish BB Cream by Amarté is a sheer, fine-pigmented beauty balm. Unlike many beauty balms on the market, this product acts almost as a light foundation with its uniform coverage in addition to anti-aging properties and broad-spectrum protection. Featuring argan and macadamia oils, shea butter and caviar extract, this SPF 36 product protects skin against sun rays and keeps you looking radiant on your wedding day. $80/1.4 fl oz.; amartecosmetics.com.
Curl Recovery Ultra-Nourishing Cleansing Oil by Ouidad will restore and moisturize hair to its natural texture just in time for the big day. Repairing dry and damaged hair with a combination of four essential ingredients including mafura butter, kalihari melon oil, daikon radish oil, and meadowfoam seed oil, this recovery system works to build shine, resist damage, and sustain the hydration of your hair. $25/8.5 fl oz.; ouidad.com.
Under Eye Brightening Boost by Clairvoyant Beauty will add a pop of brightness and hydration to your under-eye skin. Featuring a blend of natural ingredients including soothing and cooling cucumber, stimulating caffeine, and nourishing sweet almond oil, say goodbye to stubborn dark circles with this lightweight and fast-absorbing product. $20/0.33 fl oz.; clairvoyantbeauty.com.
Lashfully has expanded their salon eyelash extension repertoire to include a retail line of their signature strip lashes for at-home use. Perfect for a bachelorette party or even on your wedding day, these 100% handmade re-usable strip lashes are available in seventeen styles inspired by the glamorous women of Hollywood’s past including Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, and Grace Kelly. $25/set; lashfully.com.
LaLicious Body Butter is a luxuriously thick all-natural whipped cream that quickly absorbs into skin without leaving a greasy residue. Prepare your skin for the day when all eyes will be on you and enrich your body with instant comfort and hydration to keep your skin soothed and comfortable all day long. Packed with healing ingredients including shea butter, vitamin E, safflower seed oil, and aloe vera, these body butters are available in nine incredible scents including Vanilla, Sugar Kiss, and Tahitian Flower. $25/each; lalicious.com.
Tinted lip Glosses by Lucy B’s Apothecary create the perfect lip color for your bridal beauty regimen. Infused with Australian flower essences, a natural healing agent with uplifting powers, each gloss is paraben- and gluten-free and contains natural ingredients including jojoba oil, vitamin E, and coconut oil. Available in five different shades with adjoining inspiring messages like “I am. Joyful.” and “I am. Confident.,” these nourishing glosses are available for purchase at Fred Segal and at various online retailers. $18/each; lucybcosmetics.com.
Opening photograph by Rebecca for Docuvitae