Whether you’re the blushing bride, a graceful maid of honor or a gushing guest in the pews, you’ll want to look your best at every summer wedding, shindig and elegant affair. But finding makeup that keeps you looking fresh and fabulous from the ceremony to the reception to the after party is hard enough without having to contend with tears of joy, heat, humidity and summer sweat. Short of shellacking your entire face (don’t pretend you haven’t considered it!), you’re going to need a beauty arsenal chock full of waterproof, smudge-proof and summer-proof essentials. We’ve rounded up our favorite summer wedding makeup must-haves that will keep you looking picture perfect from the first kiss to the last dance. So, do you want to see our top picks of waterproof makeup for weddings? Repeat after us: I do.
Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray
A simple spritz of this refreshing, weightless spray is all you need. Patented temperature-control technology lowers the temp of your makeup to keep foundation, concealer and pigments in place — even in hot, wet or unpredictable weather. That means no melting, no cracking and no fading — it’s a veritable all-nighter for your face.
You’ll want to stash a few key multipurpose products in your itty-bitty clutch purse to use throughout the night. Available in 39 shades, this game-changing must-have glides on like magic to line eyes and lips, fill in brows and add freckles, among other things.
You want to appear sun-kissed without exposing your skin to harmful rays. This natural-looking bronzer will give you a warm matte hue without any unwanted shine. You’ll look like you’ve been honeymooning in Tahiti before the big day.
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