Summer wedding beauty must-haves

10 Jun 2021

Get your glow on for upcoming events and celebrations with the latest summer make-up must-haves

As restrictions lift and we start to dust off our dresses, its also time to get our glam on and revamp our make-up vanity. 

It's time to ditch the opened make-up that we haven't used for the last 12 months and get back out there in 2021 with a fresh new start. 

For many, a wedding this summer means a reunion with friends and family, and we all want to look and feel our best. 

From fragrance, skincare and make-up, here's 20 of the latest beauty products available right now and perfect for your summer make-up with staying power ready for upcoming weddings - whether you are the bride or a special guest.


Shiro, Freesia Mist, from £95

Inspired by blue skies, freshly watered flowers, the droplets reflecting the glow of the sun - the perfect fragrance for an outdoor summer wedding.


Crabtree and Evelyn, Evelyn Rose, from £71

A fresh and spicy fragrance for those who prefer citrus and zesty scents; bursting with Italian lemon and frankincense, with an added note of nutmeg and cashmere woods. 


Medeau, Origin, £85

Medeau's debut fragrance is fresh and feminine containing only clean, non-toxic ingredients and made from recycled glass botted in the UK. The light and timeless scent holds white florals at its heart, complete with notes of vanilla and cashmere musks.




Milani, Luster Light Eyeshadow Palette, from £28

A truely romantic colour palette packed with 15 shades of Milani staple mattes, shimmering rose golds and bright berries to allow for endless enchanting eye looks. Create a unique bridal summer look, or turn your look from day to night with the deeper berry tones and metalic toppers. 


Shiro, Calendula Liquid Eyeshadow, £34

The water-based liquid eyeshadow moisturises the eye area to help reduce the signs of aging. The delicate glitter and deep pigments offer a delicate shimmering eye look. Blend out or layer to build colour for your own unique make-up look.


Benefit, They're Real Magnetic Mascara, from £11.95, available at Escentual

The magnetic mineral-enriched lightweight, flexible formula lengthens lashes and the zig-zag bristles fan out, separate and define lashes for up to 36 hours.



Shiro, Ginger Lipstick, £38

This lipstick provides the plumping and moisturising benefits of ginger, with shea butter and argan oil to protect lips from summer UV rays and dehydration.


Milani, Rose Lip Balm, £13.25

The perfect 'your lips but better' shade for hydration and glow during summer weddings with an added hint of soft pink. 



Green People, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £17.50

Natural nude pink shades are fast over-taking classic reds in the style stakes and Millennial Pink shades are thought to be the highest grossing lipstick shades in the world.

For a perfectly-pink lipstick apply Green People’s Damask Rose Velvet Matte Lipstick. Made with natural earth minerals, this timeless nude-rose shade suits all skin tones and is enriched with vitamin E to help keep the lips nourished.


Milani, Keep It Full Lip Plumper, £12.75

This sheer, creamy, non-sticky formula is infused with natural peptides to stimulate collagen and hyaluronic acid to fill and smooth lips. The formula applies smoothly, with a slight cooling sensation for lip plumping effects. Use the clear shade as a topper over any lipstick or pick from the other 15 shades if you are looking for added colour. 



Urban Decay, HydroManic Foundation, £29

This longwear, tinted glow foundation is infused with kombucha filtrate and marula oil for up to 24-hour hydration, coverage, and fresh glow.


Laura Mercier, Radiance Perfecting Foundation, from £38, available at Look Fantastic

This weightless medium to full coverage foundation includes vitamin C to boost skin’s luminosity, revealing brighter, clearer and more even skin tone. Provides long wear with 15 hours of moisture to visibly smooth and soften skin. 


Milani, Rose Lotion Primer, £13.25

Apply before foundation to create the ideal base for smooth make-up application, softening the look of fine lines, pores, and flaws. Formulated with rose oil, rose stem cells, and hyaluronic acid this hydrating primer instantly adds radiant moisture and leaves you with the perfect fresh glowing canvas.



Shiro, Silk Highlighter, £42

This highlighter is formulated with silk powder, sesame oil and tapioca powder to give your skin moisture, dimension and lasting radiance throughout the day. Apply to cheeks, along the bridge of your nose or on eyelids for an added natural glow.


Green People, Mineral Powders, £22

For a natural look, opt for a pressed mineral powder. Developed to allow the skin to breathe, Green People’s mineral powders deliver a matte, silky-smooth finish that lasts all day. Apply to primed skin with a Kabuki Brush and achieve the perfect glow by dusting blusher over the apples of the cheeks.


Laura Mercier, Colour Infusion Blush, £27, available at Look Fantastic

A sheer, buildable and silky-smooth cheek colour, which blends seamlessly with the skin for a natural, fresh, glowing summer look. 


Milani, Rose Powder Blush, £12.75

Complete with an elegant embossed rose, the iconic Milani rose blush contains high pigment in nine shades to add glow, colour and contour your face. 



Shiro, Kombu Moisturising Serum, £68

Shiro's bestselling skin serum is formulated with gagome kombu (an ingredient found exclusively off the coast of Hakodate, Hokkaido, in Japan) extracted to create a thick, rich, concentrated serum to protect the skin against dehydration to keep skin firm and supple.


Milani, Lip Scrub, £13.75

Achieve the perfect pout with the new rose lip scrub from Milani, featuring natural sugar crystal-based formula which gently exfoliates and polishes dry and chapped areas for ultra-soft, smooth lips. Infused with rosehip oil, argan oil and coconut oil to hydrate and nourish leaving lips perfectly primed for long-wear lip application.


Sepai, Body Moisturiser, £77, available at Look Fantastic

Replenish your skin's lost moisture with the luxurious satin feel multi-tasking body moisturiser from Sepai. It nourishes, protects and is fortified with white truffle which is naturally high in anti-aging, minerals and vitaims to brighten and plump skin. 


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