Hairstylists and makeup artists discuss the celebrity styles that brides are requesting for their wedding day, and how they tweak those (sometimes insanely over-the-top) looks for a "real world" wedding.

Natalie Portman
Your makeup artist thinks: Classic, natural, understated makeup

"I think a lot of brides like Natalie's style because at special events she just looks like an enhanced version of her everyday self," says DC makeup artist Carl Ray. "To re-create her look for a bride, I start with a tinted moisturizer, play up the eyes with soft brown eyeshadow, individual faux lashes, and lengthening mascara, and do a pinky-mauve lip. For an evening wedding, I might make the eye stronger; for a daytime wedding, I'd keep it soft."

Product to try: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20, $42, lauramercier.com

Photo: Fairchild Archive

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