Five fresh takes on old bridal beauty standards.

Then: Perfectly powdered matte skin

Now: A radiant complexion. Matte makeup "can look dull," says Nikki Wang, who did the hair and makeup here. So resist the urge to use that wedding-day staple—matte foundation—and go for something with a more natural, glowier finish, like YSL Perfect Touch Radiant Brush Foundation. Then, as the day unfolds, instead of caking on the powder, use facial blotting sheets to tone down any errant shine (we're partial to Sonia Kashuk Matte Oil Blotting Papers). Lace suit, $4,070, by Monique Lhuillier.

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