5 You-But-Better Beauty Products for Your Wedding Day

Hair & Beauty
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You know those little characteristics that are just quintessentially you? Maybe it's your fiery red hair or your super pale skin. Whatever it is, don't try to cover it up on your wedding day — accentuate it! These beauty products will help you fall in love with your features — and be your best you while walking down the aisle.

If you've got milky, porcelain skin: Try Dr. Jart+ Water Fuse Beauty Balm SPF 25, $34
One of our editors lamented her pale skin until she started binge watching The Borgias on Netflix. (Lucrezia Borgia's ivory complexion will make you immediately put down the bronzer.) Not only is it light enough to blend into the fairest skin, but has just enough coverage to mask redness and create a pretty, dewy finish.

See more: 4 NYFW Hair & Makeup Looks to Steal for Your Big Day

If you've got curly hair: Try Mixed Chicks Trio and Shine Spray, $39.33
You curly-haired brides have tried every product, we know. But try this last one, we beg you! This convenient little pack contains shampoo, conditioner, and a leave-in, and works to reduce frizz and add definition and shine. And don't forget to check out these hairstyle options for curly-haired brides.

If you've got full eyebrows: Try Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow, $22
If Cara Delevingne and Lily Collins haven't convinced you to embrace your thick brows, a good brow gel will. Benefit's version is the easiest, one-step way we've found to tame them. Its tiny brush catches every last hair and the fiber-gel formula keeps them groomed and in-place.

See more: 4 Wedding-Ready Alternatives to a Smoky Eye

If you've got hair color that's kind-of blah: Try John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Multi-Tone Revealing Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner, Sheer Blonde Highlight Activating Enhancing Shampoo and Conditioner, and Radiant Red Colour Protecting Shampoo and Conditioner, $4.99 each
A salon visit's not for you? No problem! There are other ways to boost shine and make your color look amazing. John Frieda's targeted shampoo and conditioners will make you seriously appreciate what you were born with. We tested them on blondes, brunettes, and redheads, and were impressed: They took out the brassiness in blonde hair, added dimension to brunettes, and intensified red hair — all without a drop of dye.

If you've got fair eyelashes: Try CoverGirl Exact EyeLights Waterproof Eye-Brightening Mascara in Black Ruby, $8.29
As every light-lashed girl knows, jet-black mascara can look a bit unnatural. That's why we love this plum shade. It reads as the perfect medium between black and brown and subtly defines our lashes. Plus, the clump-free formula goes on lightly and evenly.

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