Top Wedding Guest Makeup Ideas For Every Type Of Wedding Attire, Style Or Even Skin Tone

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As a wedding guest, the first thing you’d like to figure out no doubt is what you’d wear to the wedding. Then there’s the wedding gift and transport logistics. But, for your overall look, you’d also need to decide on the wedding guest makeup to go with your outfit.
While you’d want to look good, it’s also important not to outshine the bride.

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With so many options to choose from, we’ve put together some of our best makeup looks for wedding guests versatile enough to fit any style.

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Natural Makeup Looks For Wedding Guest

If you are one of those people who prefer their natural beauty to shine, then consider our fresh-faced makeup idea for wedding guests. You could also try this barely-there makeup look if your wedding outfit is so colorful it can do all the talking. Some light foundation and tinted lip balm and you’re done.


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Glam Wedding Guest Makeup

Some people look their best in glamorous makeup looks, and if that’s you, then you’d like to try metallics. Give yourself a radiant look with gold highlights and lightly defined eyes. Finish with a glossy lip. A great look that would stand out with black or dark-colored wedding outfits and a hairstyle that pulls your hair away from your face.


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Lush Lips Makeup Ideas

Another idea for glam makeup is a lush lip. You can achieve this with the classic red lipstick. Just choose a unique shade that would match or contrast with your outfit, depending on the look you desire. For a delish cherry pout, you can choose a red color with violet or blue undertones.


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Glowly Bronzed Looks For Guests

Choose neutral tones with gold highlights for that bronzed look that will have you glowing throughout the day or night. Makeup for wedding guests does not have to be understated, and taupe or brown shades combined with a bronzer would look magnificent. Complete with a nude lip gloss for a seamless finish.

Eyes Wedding Guest Makeup

If you don’t know, the best time to wear that winged eyeliner you’ve been wanting to try it at a wedding. Your eyes are often your best feature, that’s why eye makeup is so important. So, get out your mirror and that black felt eyeliner pen and find a wedding guest makeup tutorial online if you’re unsure of how to get the best wings.


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Summer Wedding Looks For Guests

Earth tones are a great choice for summer wedding guest makeup. Look and feel as good and natural as possible while the sun bears down. Natural hues are very flattering and bring out all the warmth of your skin. Pair with touches of pink lips and blush or a similar tone for a nice finish.

Simple Makeup To Wear To A Wedding

Simple makeup for a wedding guest is never a bad idea. Apart from the fact that you’d not want to upstage the couple, the beauty in simplicity has an elegance that is difficult to achieve any other way. Consider light airbrush makeup for an effortless look with blended eye makeup and light contouring. A great idea if you’d be wearing a brightly colored dress or even dark and bold colors.


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Fair Skin Wedding Guest Makeup

Consider matte finishes for fair skin wedding guest makeup. A matte bronzer as opposed to a sparkly one gives the skin a plumper tone. Make up the eyes with fine black liner and cherry red for the lips if you’d like a hot finish. Another option is nude, elevated lips if you’d like a slightly less attention-drawing look.

Though the couple would always be the focal point, the wedding guests are part of the scene too. With everyone trying to look their best, wedding guest makeup is just as important as a variety of wedding attires. Find the right inspiration and the right type of makeup that would have you not only looking gorgeous but feeling fabulous as well.

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