Lauren Conrad, Kristen Bell, and Sarah Paulson Give Bridal Beauty Inspiration

Hair & Beauty
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Kristen Bell went understated, Lauren Conrad showcased the perfect cateye, and Sarah Paulson went for edgy in this week's celebrity beauty looks that had us feeling bridal.

Kristen Bell at the Los Angeles premiere of The Boss: Whether your nuptials will be at the courthouse, over brunch, or overlooking the ocean, an understated look similar to Kristen Bell's will serve you well. Start with a lightweight foundation followed by a light pink wash of color on the apples of the cheeks and pink glossy lips — a liquid lipstick gives you ample color and also shine. Make sure you groom your brows — filling in any sparse places and perfecting the shape — but don't get too heavy-handed, as this entire look should read "low maintenance." For the eyes, just a little brown liner on the bottom lashline, mascara on the top, and a shimmery silver eyeshadow on the top lid to the crease is all you need. Keeping the hair simple, like Kristen's smooth but slightly tousled lob, is the perfect way to top off this fresh look.

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Lauren Conrad at the SiriusXM Studio in New York City: No one delivers a perfect, everyday cateye quite like Lauren Conrad, so let her be the inspiration for this gorgeous bridal look. The key to making sure this look stays effortless is in the liner itself — keep the flick short and turned upward, and leave the bottom lashline bare. Then, use plenty of highlighter and a coral blush to bring the face to life. Add a glossy lip in a peach or nude shade and you're good to go. By avoiding any contouring or heavy lipstick, the cateye is perfectly apropos for a daytime — or lower maintenance &mdsah; bridal look. Side note? Lauren's sleek strands and pearl barrette also offer plenty of wedding day inspiration.

Sarah Paulson at the FX Networks Upfronts Screening of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story: For fair-haired brides who want an edgy look without getting too dark, Sarah Paulson shows us a gorgeous option. Start by lining all the way around the eyes with a black kohl liner. Smudge it thoroughly under the lower lashes for added drama. Then use shades of brown, rose gold, and copper to create a smokey effect — with the lightest, most shimmery shade on the inner corners and getting darker and more matte as you blend toward the outer corner of the eyes. A swipe or two of mascara, and your ultra edgy eye is complete. Coral blush along the cheekbones and a glossy pink lip finish off the look.

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