4 Fresh Bridal Beauty Looks, Straight from New York Fashion Week

Hair & Beauty
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We're still on a high from all of the gorgeous beauty ideas we saw backstage during New York Fashion Week, especially because there were so many that served as perfect bridal inspiration. We rounded up four beauty looks from the recent runways that will be perfect inspiration for your big day!

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The new polish
With side-parted ponytails and bright red lips, Proenza Schouler's girls had the elements of a classic look, but modern details like mismatched earrings, damp hair, and minimal eye makeup kept it charmingly off-kilter. (Who said polished means perfect, anyway?) The eye makeup was so minimal, in fact, that makeup artist Diane Kendal used only brow pencil and clear brow gel, taupe blush in the creases of the eyes, white eye kohl to line the lids, and white loose powder on the center of the upper eyelids. She also used the same white powder on the top of the cheeks to highlight. And since we know you're all wondering, that awesome lip color is a classic: MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger.

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The new natural
Tory Burch is the poster girl for the easy, all-American elegance of the 70s, and this beauty look reflected that in the best way. Hairstylist Guido created low, messy "hair knots," which he parted in the center using his fingers instead of a a comb because he says "with this type of look, you shouldn't overthink it." (Aside from his fingers, his other secret weapon was Redken's Wind Blown 05 Dry Finishing Spray.) As for the makeup, Kendal kept to a neutral palette—matte bronze eye shadow, a bronzer and blush combo on the cheeks, and a pinky nude lipstick—which is Tory's personal favorite from her makeup collection, Tory Burch Lip Color in Pas de Tout.

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The new bohemian
Rodarte is always whimsical. But this season—amidst lace dresses, floral headpieces, and loose, center-parted locks—had a hint of darkness thanks to NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Train Bleu. Take away the deep, eggplant lipstick, and this is probably a look that you wanderlust bohemians wear every day, so we love the idea of stepping it up a notch for the big day—or your rehearsal dinner, if you don't want to commit to that color on the wedding.

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The new feminine
We can always count on Marchesa to give us girlie girls what we want: pretty hair, pretty makeup, pretty dresses. This season, the collection was inspired by John Singer Sargent's watercolor portraits (you know, the selfies of the 1800s) complete with silky skin, flushed cheeks, and low chignons. Makeup artist Bobbi Brown created the look using her Retouching Powders in Rose, applying it high on the apples of the cheeks to make sure it mimicked a natural flush. Using Moroccanoil Dry Texture Spray, hairstylist Antonio Corral Calero twisted low ponytails into chignons and pinned them at the nape of the neck. To keep it soft and airy, he took out a few pieces of hair around the face, which he says "is an important step to keep it from looking like you're wearing a costume."

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