Top 10 Bridal Beauty Buys From Space NK

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Preparing your big day makeup look is an essential part of most brides’ wedding plans. The beauty specialists at have an extensive range of products that will cover all of your wedding makeup needs, ensuring you accentuate your best features and feel great throughout the day.

Here are 10 of Space NK’s top beauty buys:

1. Mascara Terrybly Waterproof By Terry, £33.50

For longer, thicker, exquisitely defined eyelashes that won’t run when emotions run high. A good waterproof mascara is absolutely a bridal must have and By Terry is a gorgeous, luxury brand ensuring a high quality finish that will not streak. The tinted serum glides on to give a smooth, glossy finish with no flaking or clumping. Each fine coating provides thorough and even coverage to every eyelash, allowing for easy reapplication and layering when moving between day and evening looks.

2. Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour Matte, £23

This eyeshadow stick will help enhance the much coveted smoky eye look and comes in a range of beautiful matte shades. The creamy formula is easy to apply and allows for endless eye-defining options. Each stick is long-wearing, transfer and crease-resistant. Colour will glide onto lids and blend easily in order to offer you a rich colour pay off. Caviar is a brown to taupe shade that is ideal for brides wanting definition that is yet subtle and dewy.

3. Chantecaille Waterproof eyeliner, £22

An enduring high-end eyeliner that stays put even through tears from Chantecille is a luxury item for gorgeous eyes on your big day and is available in a range of colours from black and brown to a handful of other shades so you can find the precise definition you desire. This is Chantecaille’s first waterproof and longest wearing eyeliner. The delightfully innovative formula delivers 24 hours of smudge-proof definition. The creamy texture blends easily after application. Expertly defined eyes can stay contoured for up to 24 hours in rain, sunshine or high humidity.


4. Nudestix Lip and Cheek Pencil, £24

An extra creamy, soft feeling lip liner, lip colour and cheek cream ‘all-in-one’ that offers excellent colour payoff, coverage and blendability. Contains lip and skin moisturising ingredients such as Shea butter and Vitamin E. These fun and sassy touch n’go makeup stix provide a quick and easy nude look ideal for brides opting for a more natural lip and cheek shade in order to leave the focus on eye-definition. This is a naturally enhancing pinky colour that will give you pink to nudge colour on lips and a subtle rosy glow on cheeks.

5. Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, £29

Available in two shades – translucent or medium deep for darker skinned brides – this magical powder will keep all your foundation in place and allow for an immaculately precise finish. The product contains the finest French cashmere talc which sets makeup for a prolonged wear without appearing cakey or powdery. The product is finely milled and will felt feather-light on the skin. A quick dusting of this velvety-fine powder is all it takes to set your look for your big day.

6. Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation, £34

For maximum yet airy finish this foundation will give you a smooth base colour while allowing skin to breathe. Veil your skin in coverage that will even out blotchy complexions. Each weightless drop delivers subtle luminosity allowing that distinct dewy and glowing bridal look. This product involves a buildable coverage formula setting your skin with a firm base from which to build your chosen bridal look on. This foundation is available in eight shades to cover all skin tones.

7. Eve Lom Light Illusion Concealer, £25

Hide imperfections, fine lines and tiredness instantly, while hydrating and brightening your skin with this fresh, light, luminour concealer. Skin will be naturally illuminated while the product also delivers deep-down moisture which aids suppleness and elasticity. This luxurious concealer is packed with vitamins and essential oils to help boost circulation to give you luminescent bridal skin.

8. Oribe Illuminating Face Palette, £52

This indulgent illuminating blusher will help you glow all over and is best concentrated at your cheek bones if you want to be the ultimate blushing bride. Choose from two shades, Sunlit and Moonlit, and dust across your T-Zone and décolletage. Shimmer your way up the aisle. This is a luminous blush, bronzer and highlighter palette in one and the rich formula is infused with hydrating oils and ultra-fine pearlised powders that will catch the light.

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9. Lipstick Queen Let Them Eat Cake, £35

This season’s flirtation with lavender gets a lipstick that is rich, creamy and will not bleed. This subtle shade is close to a natural nude shade that will allow for lip definition that is subtle and gorgeous. The lavender hue is shot through with lavish sugary sparkes that will light up your lips to match your luminous skin.

10. Nails Inc, Sweet Almonds King William Walk, £15

For a pink manicured look that says subtle elegance try this high-end nail polish on fingers and toes to finish off your glowing bridal look. Nail’s Inc is immensely popular and its new range of Sweet Almond provides a new take on the classic nude palette that is perfect for a bridal look. If you are feeling bolder check out the other shades available in porcelain grey, linen blue grey and warmed pink for a more flamboyant look.

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By Jo McCann, Excalibur Press