Why we love these 6 cult beauty brands for brides-to-be
Brides who swear by all-natural skincare, this vegan and cruelty-free line has come a long way. Its products are made in small batches, and formulated with only natural ingredients, from Japanese Bamboo Charcoal to Brazilian gemstones as well as essential vitamins, minerals and botanicals – no synthetic or filler ingredients are added! Its Lapis Facial Oil, Moon Fruit Superfruit Night Treatment, and Coco Rose Body Polish are often waxed lyrical about. Get glowing and radiant skin for your wedding day with guilt-free Herbivore Botanicals products – shop them from online retailers such Urban Outfitters, Sephora or their website.
This fast-growing K-beauty brand’s products are developed using the latest technology with as much natural ingredients as possible, with focus on anti-ageing properties. With a positive message and a cheeky attitude, the brand is designed for the fun and functional girl. For a dewy natural skin for your big day, moisturise your face with the ‘All In One Beauty Aid Cream, and lock in moisture with the ‘Feel Like Honey Moon Skin Base’ prior to your makeup routine. Shop them from online retailers such as Sephora and Lazada.
Founded by professional makeup artist-turned-cosmetics and skincare mogul, Petra Strand, Pixi Beauty aims to increase your skin’s natural appearance for the everyday woman. The London-based beauty cruelty-free brand’s Glow Tonic exfoliating toner is highly raved about. Ingredients include glycolic acid that exfoliates and refines the skin aloe vera to soothe and hydrate, and ginseng to boost circulation and energise. Got large pores you don’t want showing up in your wedding pictures? The toner’s also popular for its pore-minimising properties, and it works for all skin types! Shop Pixi Beaiuty’s products at online retailers such as Urban Outfitters, Sephora or their website.
Love Korean celebrity makeup artist and Youtuber Pony (Park Hye Min)? You can’t miss her makeup line Pony Effect. Despite a steeper price range compared to other Korean makeup brands, the products are crowd favourites for their intense pigmentation and seamless foundations. You want to start by priming your face with the ‘Radiance Glow Hydrating Starter’ for a warm glowing skin, and layer on the ‘Coverstay Cushion Foundation’ for a flawless-looking complexion. For a romantic look for your big day, opt for the ‘Conceptual Eyes Quad’ in ‘Be Romantic’ and complete the look ‘Outfit Velvet Lipstick’ for a soft-looking lips that minimises lip creases. Shop Pony Effect from online retailers such as Zalora and Lazada.
Helmed by the founders of Milk Studios, located in Los Anfeles and NYC, the brand is designed for an on-the-go lifestyle, Milk Makeup’s unique deposition is its multi-use products (say hi to a less bulkier makeup bag!) which are cruelty-free, using the best possible ingredients with mininal to no preservatives in their products and packaging. Many of their products come in handy tube and stick forms and meant to be applied with fingers – great for touching up on the go during your actual day, or for your pre-wedding shoot. For the more adventurous bride, you’ll want to get your hands on its Holographic Stick for an ultra-trendy big day glow. Shop them from online retailers such as Sephora, Urban Outfitters or on their website.
It’s got 25,000 people on its waiting list and is one of the talked about right now. Brought on by DECIEM, the Canadian-based umbrella of 15 beauty brands, who tag themselves as “The Abnormal Beauty Company”, the label’s mission is to introduce expensive and high quality medical grade products such as retinoid and niacinamide at an affordable price range to their consumers. Add The Ordinary products (free of parabens, sulphates and mineral oils) into your beauty regime for flawless and younger looking skin on your big day – however, do test them on a small patch of skin first before using them on your face. Shop them from online retailers such as, ASOS, Lazada or their website.