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Heather Levine, WeddingChannel.com, Published April 15 2012

Seven makeup essentials brides swear by

For a gorgeous look that lasts all day (and night!), add these can’t-live-without products to your day-of kit from WeddingChannel.com.

  1. Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm

    Great for brides who don’t like the sticky feeling of lipstick or gloss, this balm gives your lips soft, kissable color.

    Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm, $15, Clinique.com

  2. Make Up For Ever Star Powder

    This taupe shadow is the ultimate natural shade, and the shimmer is so subtle you’ll barely notice it in pictures.

    Make Up For Ever Star Powder, $19, Sephora.com

  3. NARS Pro-Prime Pore Refining Primer

    We can’t say enough good things about this primer. The obvious: Your pores look instantly smaller. Plus, it makes skin look super-matte (read: not shiny in pictures), and it helps makeup last better than any other primer.

    NARS Pro-Prime Pore Refining Primer, $32, Sephora.com

  4. Dior DiorShow Iconic Extreme Waterproof Mascara

    Lots of waterproof mascaras can look chunky, but this volumizing and lengthening formula leaves your lashes completely coated and never clumped together.

    Dior DiorShow Iconic Extreme Waterproof Mascara, $28, Amazon.com

  5. Estee Lauder Double Wear Mineral Rich Loose Powder Makeup SPF 12

    This powder stays put but won’t feel cakey or thick _ even on dry skin.

    Estee Lauder Double Wear Mineral Rich Loose Powder Makeup SPF 12, $34, EsteeLauder.com

  6. Jemma Kidd Make Up School Dewy Glow All Over Radiance Creme

    We’re obsessed with this creme. Your skin will look fresh and flawless, but this product is so lightweight you won’t even know it’s there.

    Jemma Kidd Make Up School Dewy Glow All Over Radiance Creme, $30, Beauty.com

  7. Revlon ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor

    This gloss literally stays put for up to 16 hours! Plus, with 32 colors to choose from, there’s one that works for every skin tone.

    Revlon ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor, $10, Drugstore.com

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