8 Luxury Makeup Products That Deserve A Spot In Your Bridesmaid Beauty Kit


2024 will be the year I cement my status as a ‘serial bridesmaid’, considering how many friends of mine are tying the knot. Being a beauty girl at heart, I have to admit that I decide on my makeup looks way before I decide on the outfits. For instance, I just knew that bedazzled eyes and neutral lips were going to be my choice this time around instead of the usual shimmer and red lip. The effort which goes into being a bridesmaid is often underestimated. Countless failed bachelorette plans, chaotic dance practices, and continuous runs to get the bride’s outfit checked are just a few tasks bridesmaids are expected to undertake.

As a beauty journalist, I’m privileged to have an easy access to some of the most sought-after beauty products. My priority is having products that are high-performing, have an intense pay-off with shimmers and are infused with skin-loving ingredients—most of the time, luxury makeup ticks off all of these boxes. I like to think of these as investments.

Here’s a list of luxury makeup products that need to be in your bridesmaid beauty kit.

DIORskin Forever Natural Nude Fluid Foundation


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Popular opinion will have you believe that a matte base is the only thing that will last through a wedding, but after multiple tests, I can confidently report that dewy foundations do an equally (if not better)good job. DIOR’s DIORskin Forever Natural Nude Fluid Foundation surprised me with its staying power. This is a dewy base product and offers full coverage. With a wear time of 24 hours, it will stay put through countless dance moves and constant runs to the bar.



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This could be coming from a biased opinion, but I believe that eyeshadows should be more of a priority in your beauty kit. With so many colours and finishes, there’s a little something for everyone. Wedding season demands that eyeshadows need to have lots of shimmer and metallic options. Enter PAT McGRATH LABS Mothership X eyeshadow palette. It features goldens, silvers and holographic hues, making it perfect for wedding season.

MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua XLColor Pencil

If there was one factor that united everyone decking up for an Indian wedding, it has to be kohl. Whether you’re opting for perfectly-rimmed eyes or a simple swipe of kohl, it’s going to intensify your eye makeup. MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Aqua XL Color Pencil has a creamy formula that mimics a liquid liner, making it glide over the eyelids smoothly. It is also smudge proof ensuring that the under eyes are safe from any colour bleeding.

NARS Climax Mascara


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I’m not a fan of faux lashes at all. I prefer using multiple coats of mascara for that added volume and length. However, most mascaras end up giving me clumpy lashes after two coats. NARS’ Climax Mascara stays true to its claim of maximum volume without clumps.

Givenchy Prisme Libre Blush

Blush has undoubtedly been the IT product of the makeup universe. I’ve always been a cream blush girlie because of how easy they are to use and the soft, radiant glow they give your cheeks. However, the one powder blush that manages to do that and also stays put is the Givenchy Prisme Libre Blush. A unique product that offers you four different colours in the same family to give a healthy flush of colour that suits every skin tone. This one stands out from the crowd of powder blushes because of its translucent finish which looks natural yet striking at the same time.

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream

As much as everyone adores a sharp contour, a bronzed glow is what adds a sun-kissed finish to the face. If you’re looking to add diffused warmth to your face as opposed to sculpting it, then Chanel’s Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream is what you may like. Preferred by celebrity makeup artists all over the world, this bronzing cream gives a natural colour and also blends out easily.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution

Amal Clooney, Alia Bhatt, Phoebe Dynaevor and Bella Hadid are all ardent fans of this iconic lipstick. Every review on the Internet has convinced me to own three of Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution Lipstick despite its high price point. A bridal favourite amongst everyone, the pigmented and plush formula of this lipstick makes it a must-have. With over 18 shades, the Matte Revolution lipstick has something for every bridesmaid.

Urban Decay All-Nighter Setting Spray

Weddings leave you with no time for frequent touch-ups and that’s why one needs a setting spray. With countless reviews on the Internet raving about how their makeup didn’t budge despite running a marathon or getting some action, it’s safe to say that Urban Decay’s All-Nighter Setting Spray is the ultimate product to lock the makeup in. Its rare temperature-control formula makes it a perfect bridesmaid beauty companion.

- Beauty Writer


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