The Wedding Beauty Trends All 2020 Brides Need to Know

Fresh off the Fall 2020 Bridal Fashion Week runways!

Updated 10/08/19

 Photo by Heather Waraksa

There are many things to stress over on your wedding to-do list, from booking a venue to finalizing your guest list (don't worry—we're here to help you through it all!). But one task that shouldn't cause worry is choosing your wedding hairstyle and makeup look. That's one of the fun parts of wedding planning! And it's never easier than right after Bridal Fashion Week, when the newest bridal trends make their debut.

While 2020 brides should of course pay close attention to all the fresh wedding dress trends on the Bridal Fashion Week runways (we've recapped our favorites here!), you'd be amiss to not notice all of the new wedding beauty trends, too.

Lush bushels of blooms adorned the hair of models—think literal hair bouquets!—at several shows this season. Glittering jewel-encrusted headbands were also worn down the runway, and we're already envisioning them on brides dancing the night away at their receptions. And as for makeup, pretty purple pouts were an unexpected departure from the traditional pink and nude lipsticks you typically see on brides.

Ready to see all of our favorite wedding beauty trends from Fall 2020's Bridal Fashion Week? Perhaps one of them will end up being part of your own wedding day look!

01 of 07

Hair Bouquets

Marchesa Wedding Dress

Photo by Coni Tarallo

Carrying your bouquet is so last year... Well, sort of: While walking down the aisle with an armful of fresh blooms certainly won't ever go out of style, models this season were seen rocking an entire bouquet's worth of flowers in their tresses and it's hard not to be charmed by this garden-fresh trend.

While some of these runway-ready looks may be a little too over-the-top for your traditional ceremony, the point is to not be afraid to go big and bold when it comes to florals—the look is undeniably romantic. (Above: Marchesa)

Anne Barge

Anne Barge Wedding Dress
 Photo by Collin Pearson

Willowby by Watters

Willowby Wedding Dress
Photo by Masato Onoda​

Theia

Theia Wedding Dress
 Courtesy of Theia
02 of 07

Bejeweled and Pearl Headbands

Lela Rose Wedding Dress

Photo by Heather Waraksa

Shine bright, baby! To match your megawatt smile on your wedding day are these super sparkly headbands, encrusted with jewels and pearls. Glamorous and bold, these gorgeous gilded hair accessories are just the thing to keep those flyaways out of your face while killing it on the dance floor. (Above: Lela Rose)

Berta

Berta Wedding Dress
Photo by Heather Waraksa

Inbal Dror

Inbal Dror Wedding Dresses
Photo by Heather Waraksa

Valentini Spose

wedding dress
Courtesy of Valentini Spose
03 of 07

Purple Pouts

Marchesa Wedding Dress

Photo by Coni Tarallo

Mwah! We could just kiss this wedding makeup trend. While pinks and nudes will always be here to stay, purple pouts were popping up on the runways this season. While some may see it as an unusual choice for brides, purple lip hues can be incredibly flattering. Look to a berry-tinted hydrating balm (we love Dior Lip Glow in Berry) for a subtle and shiny wash of color. (Above: Marchesa)

Willowby by Watters

Willowby Wedding Dress
 Photo by Masato Onoda​

Anne Barge

Anne Barge Wedding Dress
Photo by Collin Pearson

Theia

Theia Wedding Dress
 Courtesy of Theia

Iris Noble

dress
Courtesy of Iris Noble
04 of 07

Ribbons and Bows

Lela Rose Wedding Dress

Photo by Heather Waraksa

What could be a more fitting look for tying the knot than one tied with ribbon? Hair this season was decidedly feminine with styles featuring big bows and tied back with both silky and velvet ribbons. One model at Lela Rose even rocked a fully pearl-encrusted bow for a look that tied together (get it?) classic and modern aesthetics. Could this trend be any sweeter? (Above: Lela Rose)

Watters

Watters Wedding Dress
Photo by Masato Onoda​

Monique Lhuillier

Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress
Photo by Heather Waraksa

Laure de Sagazan

laure de sagazan ferre dress
Jeroen Noordzij Photography 
05 of 07

Disco Beauty

laure de sagazan alma dress

Photo by Jeroen Noordzij Photography

Designers seemed to have a case of Saturday Night Fever this season with an array of beauty looks inspired by the decade of disco. Stark streaks of white eyeliner were painted on the faces of models at Laure de Sagazan, and Honor NYC experimented with gorgeous green shadows. Meanwhile, glittering face gems caught the light at Morilee by Madeline Gardner. (Above Laure de Sagazan)

Honor NYC

Honor NYC Wedding Dress
 Photo by Rachel Brennecke

Morilee by Madeline Gardner

Morilee Wedding Dress
 Courtesy of Morilee by Madeline Gardner 

BHLDN

BHLDN Wedding Dress
 Courtesy of BHLDN
06 of 07

Crown Braids

Ines Di Santo Wedding Dress

 Photo by Heather Waraksa

Every princess bride needs a crown and these beautiful braids are of the sweetest variety. Bold, whimsical braids were the crowning touch this season, as models wore them roped around the crowns of their head for a dreamy look that'll stay put from ceremony through reception. Full milkmaid braids made their way down the Ines Di Santo runway, while the look was a little softer and more romantic at Marchesa. (Above: Ines Di Santo)

Marchesa

Marchesa Wedding Dress
Photo by Heather Waraksa

Theia

Theia Wedding Dress
 Courtesy of Theia

Melissa Sweet for David's Bridal

Melissa Sweet Wedding Dress
 Courtesy of Melissa Sweet
07 of 07

Rosy Lids

Marchesa Wedding Dress

Photo by Coni Tarallo

Everything's coming up roses—especially with a wedding makeup look this pretty. Soft and subtle rosy hues were washed over the lids of models this season, adding a romantic warmth to eyes and complexions. The finish can be shimmery, like at Marchesa, or matte, like at Monique Lhuillier. But either way, the look is a subtle one that lets your natural beauty shine on through. (Above: Marchesa)

Monique Lhuillier

Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress
Heather Waraksa

Blush by Hayley Paige

Blush by Hayley Paige Wedding Dress
 MCV Photo

Watters

Watters Wedding Dress
 Photo by Masato Onoda

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