Whether you want to go light or bright, here's how to find the most flattering shade of lipstick for your wedding.

The perfect shade of lipstick: Along with a gorgeous gown and an insanely romantic hairstyle, it's the most essential part of your big-day look. (Just consider all the kissing you'll be doing that day!) To help you weed through all the options at the cosmetics counter, we've narrowed the field to the top three bridal-friendly color groups—nudes, pinks and reds—and provided tons of pretty options and tips galore. Pucker up!

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