January means the start of a new year, and for many, it means the start of wedding planning! Engagement season is in full swing, and with so many of you newly engaged brides starting your planning journey, there are a few items you’ll need to ensure your beauty kit is in check. These are the products we are currently loving for the month of January.
Olay Regenerist Rentinol24 Night Collection
Some skincare products do the best work at night, undisturbed from environmental pollutants and stressors. Olay Regenerist’s Retinol24 Night Collection does just that, taking the once-scary ingredient retinol and including it in a night cream, eye cream and serum through their retinoid complex. With the addition of Vitamin B3, the product gives you hydrated, smooth skin (which we all need in the winter months).
Essie expressie Polish
Whether you’re a bride who’s pinched for time and forgot to schedule in her nail appointment, or you’re a newly engaged bride who can’t wait to share that engagement ring selfie, Essie’s newest line promises to give you the nails you want and need, drying in a minute to save you time. We love the line’s new angled brush, which makes easy for both hands to achieve a beautiful mani.
L’Oreal Bambi Mascara
If a doe-eyed look is what you’re aiming for on your wedding day, you’ll want to pick up L’Oreal’s latest mascara, which promises to provide separation and curl for a voluminous, yet defined look. This mascara is perfect for brides who are opting not to wear false lashes or lash extensions.
Miss Dior Rose N’ Roses
If you’re a fan of Miss Dior (and fragrances until the line, such as Blooming Bouquet), you’ll love the newest scent in its family. Rose is the star ingredient in this fresh floral fragrance, which includes both grasse rose and damask rose. Bergamot and mandarin add fruity notes, while geranium gives the scent a citrusy, minty fresh finish. This is one fragrance that you should definitely consider wearing on your wedding day.
$142 for 100 ml, thebay.com.
Maybelline New York Nudes of New York Eyeshadow Palette
For brides her will be DIY-ing their own makeup and don’t know where to begin when it comes to eyeshadow, this palette was made for you. Created to ensure every shade is flattering to all skin tones, there are a range of neutrals here to create the perfect eyeshadow look, from natural to dramatic. We love the idea of using the lighter shades for your wedding ceremony, and adding drama to your eyes for your reception.
Weleda Clarifying Facial Care Collection
If you are prone to blemishes (and let’s face it—the stress of planning a wedding is enough to make anyone experience a pimple or two), then we highly suggest incorporating the natural skincare brand’s newest line into your routine. Meant specifically for people with oily to combination skin, this line includes ingredients such as willow bark, witch hazel and jojoba oil.
From $27.99, weleda.com.
Buxom Raptors Red Baller Full Force Plumping Lipstick
We’re still riding off the high of the Raptors’ championship win last year, so why not channel some of that winner energy into your new year? This shade of red is wearable for any skintone, and it’s perfect for Canadian brides who want to wear a classic red lip on their wedding day (and show their We The North pride!).
Burberry Fresh Glow Highlighting Luminous Pen
The winter weather can make anyone’s skin look dull (the lack of light doesn’t help!). For cooler months, cream products are a good idea as they won’t emphasize dry skin. This champagne-hued highlighter lives up to its name by making your skin look fresh and glowy—exactly what you want for your wedding day, too!
Givenchy Prisme Libre Lunar New Year Limited Edition
Every girl needs a good powder in her kit, and it works even better if the packaging is cute, too. We certainly wouldn’t mind carrying the Givenchy Prisme Libre Lunar New Year Limited Edition with us in our wedding-day clutch. The four-in-one powder allows you to colour correct and mattify your skin, which is something you’ll want to do throughout your big day.