Bridal beauty tips from a pro makeup artist

Hair & Beauty

Courtesy of Michelle Lo Conte

Glowing skin, kissable lips, long romantic lashes—we're guessing that while you might have a pretty specific idea of the kind of impression you want to make on your wedding day, you're probably still not sure exactly how to achieve it. Here, we asked Michelle Lo Conte, noted makeup artist and owner of the New Jersey-based Pink Comb salon, for her best beauty tips for brides. —Kathryn Papanek

What can a bride do in the weeks before her wedding to prepare her face for the big day?

Start to moisturize every day and night and be sure you are wearing at least SPF 30 on a daily basis. Schedule a series of deep cleansing facials every 6-8 weeks to really be persistent with keeping your skin clear and radiant. If you suffer from acne, rosacea or scarring from old skin issues, schedule a few appointments with your dermatologist to start getting to the bottom of it.

Where do you recommend a bride look for inspiration for her wedding day makeup look/style?

The bride-to-be should

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