Just like clothes and shoes chop and change with regards to the ongoing trends, so does your makeup! Don’t believe us? Well, remember when matte lips made the cut or when the cat eye eyeliner wave infiltrated everyone’s IG feed? We have Bella Hadid to thank for that!  And as these pretty aesthetics come and go, us beauty fanatics can be inspired by the new trends and of course, retain the classic looks that complement our style.  

However, on your special day; your wedding day, one obviously wants to put their A-Game on. We’re talking, the right outfit, the right jewellery set and of course, that compliment-worthy face.  Which is why, we bring to you a curation of all things #amazing. From the coolest flushed cheeks in town to the best eyeshadow style, here’s everything you can ask your makeup expert so you look like the best marriage material EVER! So, hold tight, bride-to-be, as we take you through the dreamiest and trendiest looks on the beauty scene. 

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Minimal bride  

When people say less is more, believe them, because at times, the subtle tones and effortless blends channel those #princessfeels. For brides who want to flaunt their natural charm and stay away from the all-out glam face, going slower with the makeup steps is magic. And we suggest nothing but a dewy look for it brings the gloss of makeup and while also flaunting one’s natural tones! Some tips? Mix a good liquid highlighter like this one Lakmé Absolute Liquid Highlighter with your foundation while applying base. And once done, apply the highlighter to your high points like cheekbones, forehead, chin, tip of nose and brow bones. This will ensure a lit-from-within glow in all those wedding pictures you can’t wait to spam your ‘gram with! 

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The power of pink  

2022 has seen a rise in pastel metallics or pastel glitter eyes and we aren’t complaining because it’s such a fresh breath of air – not to mention how gorgeous it looks! This pink glitter smokey eye is what dreams are made of and have a modern day Barbie vibe to them. But this makeup requires dramatic lashes so make sure you go for a volumizing mascara like the Lakmé Eyeconic Volume Mascara that will get you the perfect va-va voom lashes that are the envy of everyone. 

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A pop of colour  

We love a good contemporary twist and this subtle colourful smokey eye with a bright liner is just that! Echoing all that is quirky, fresh and glam at the same, this has to be 2022’s go-to mehendi look. I mean, this is exactly how you add a touch of daytime drama. To do it with ease and style, fall back and nothing but Lakmé Absolute Explore Eye Pencil - Vibrant Azure to get the perfect poppin’ eye that makes you never want to remove your makeup! And that’s how you get all #poppin.  

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Matte mania 

The classic matte look is one that‘s timeless and never goes out of style. Giving that clean and creaseless finish, a matte look allows the one’s features to take the stage, as no attention is stolen by excessive glossiness or shine. Such as in this look, the muted shades of pink steal the show. They are cleverly blended on a flawless full coverage base; that is the perfect canvas for these colours to flow! And, if you’re on your hunt for your very own oh-so perfect base, fall back on the Lakmé Absolute 3D Cover Foundation. It doesn’t sweat off your face – making it ideal for long wear and achieving that glass skin look. So even when you’re opening those champagne bottles or dancing until 6am, this makeup product will seamlessly stick by you (and on you), quite literally.  

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Red for romance  

Presenting to you the unfailing makeup look that never goes out of style — we’re talking about the hue that makes for the best pout, red! Associated with boldness and confidence, this deep colour unveils its true daring potential when paired with a brown smokey eye, perfectly filled in brows and a sculpted contoured face! To perfect this look, focus on the lips and get your hands on Lakmé Absolute Precision Lip Paint in Statement Red — and well, just wait for the compliments to come flooding in!  

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Bejewelled eyed 

When they say, your eye makeup does the talking — take them seriously. The windows to our soul should be adorned not only with the most pigmented mascara and eyeliner but also with powder to add that extra oomph. To glamourise your eyes, fill your bridal beauty cart with Lakmé Absolute Spotlight Eyeshadow Palette, offering a plethora of stunning shades for some serious sparkle.  

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Sensational smokey eyes  

If looking smokin’ hot is on your wedding day agenda, make it happen with dark and dreamy eyes – the world of smokey eyeshadow awaits! Creating room for that mysterious aura, this statement look has been around for a while and makes it again to the 2022 hotlist! To perform the blend with ease, you need a stellar eyeshadow palette and we suggest nothing but Lakmé’s 9 to 5 color quartet eyeshadow - smokey glam palette. Loaded with pigment, every stroke takes you closer to your wedding day dreams. So what are you waiting for? Get your hands on this unmatched selection. 

If you’re looking for a bit of a throwback and want to mix up 2022’s newness with some iconic looks from 2021 - here’s all that you should know, ladies. Take notes!  

Minimal makeup with touch of shimmer  

As predicted at the beginning of the year, bold, bright makeup looks took a backseat in 2021. This held true for bridal makeup looks as well. A flawless base, shimmer eyelids, some mascara and a peachy nude lipstick, is all it took to make this bride look elegant and gorgeous on the day of her wedding.  

Soft smokey eye with nude lips 

Minimal and nude makeup looks were big news in 2021, and brides seem to love them enough to wear them on their wedding day. Remember how gorgeous Anushka Sharma and Deepika Padukone looked in minimal makeup on their wedding day? The look is very much trending in 2022 too! Pair a perfect makeup base with soft smokey and nude or brown lips. 

We hope you’ve been inspired by our pick of the best bridal makeup trends. Just got married? Tell us about your bridal beauty look in the comments...