New Beauty Products for Brides to Try This Spring & Summer

Discover our picks, from makeup to wellness powders that will make you glow from the inside out.

Whether you're recently engaged or you're preparing to say "I do," we've compiled some beauty products to keep your beautiful bridal glow through the summer and beyond!

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Photo: M. Hart Photography

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As soon as you become engaged, find out you're going to be a bridesmaid, or get an invitation to an upcoming wedding, you will likely start thinking about how to make sure you'll look your very best on the day of – and in all of the wedding photos! With all of the upcoming events that you get to attend after being postponed multiple times, now is the perfect opportunity to add some new products to your beauty routine! 

The heat of the spring and summer season, as well as increased sun exposure, can lead to early signs of aging as well as dry skin and hair – all of which you definitely don't want to affect your big day. Whether you're exchanging vows (or attending the nuptials) in the coming months or even into next year, we encourage you to practice self care so that you can look and feel your best leading up to the festivities and in the moment you say "I do."  

To help sort through all of the products online, we've gathered a number of new beauty items ideal for brides, as well as bridesmaids, mothers of the bride, and future wedding guests! From self-tanning products for a safe summer glow, to skincare products and makeup that will keep you looking picture-perfect, to backless bras that will help you look and feel your best in whatever you decide to wear, you'll find a number of beauty favorites that will help you stay relaxed, healthy, well-rested, and looking gorgeous while wedding planning and beyond!

Whether you're a bride-to-be, future bridesmaid, mother of the bride, or wedding guest, take a look at these beauty and wellness products to add to your spring and summer beauty routine!

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From backless wedding dresses and second-look bridal ensembles to engagement, bachelorette, and bridal-shower outfits leading up to your wedding day, it can be hard to find undergarments that work well and look right. Thankfully, Gatherall has introduced a revolutionary backless, strapless adhesive silicone bra (that's dermatologist approved!) that provides support for all women. Available in sizes A-DD, the bra is washable and reusable – up to 30 times! – and waterproof and sweat-proof, so you won't have to worry about anything falling down (or out) on hot days or while celebrating on the dance floor. Gatherall Bra ($68) and Nipple Covers ($28), both by (also available at Free PeopleTarget, and J.Crew)

Balmain Hair Care Moisturizing Care Set

Give the groom- or bride-to-be the gift of beautiful hair leading up to the big day with this luxurious gift set featuring the full moisturizing care line from Balmain Hair Couture. The nourishing collection, which includes the line's shampoo, conditioner, and intensive hair repair mask, for natural or colored hair is enriched with pure organic Argan oil to revitalize, protect, and give natural shine and elasticity for healthy-looking hair that will last long after the "I dos." Moisturizing Care Set by Balmain Hair (also available at Saks Fifth Avenue)

Calista Sweet Summer FAUXblo Thermal Brush

Once you have that beautiful healthy hair, you'll want to style it to perfection! While you'll likely get a true blowout before major wedding events, this heated round brush will make it easy to smooth and style hair for an airless, heated blowout for less. Using evenly distributed far-infrared heat, the heated ceramic barrel produces negative ions to help smooth hair and add shine for frizz-free volume, reduced heat damage, and fast styling time so you can get ready for pre-wedding appointments in a flash. Sweet Summer FAUXblo Thermal Brush, $109 by Calista; (also available on Amazon)

Gunk Out Pimple Patches by Avarelle pimple remover in six to eight hours for wedding day

One of the biggest fears brides have before their wedding day is getting a pesky pimple right before the wedding weekend. You can do all the facials, skincare, and preparation beforehand and still end up with a bit of bad luck, but thankfully Avarelle has a number of products to help knock out break-outs quickly. The Gunk Out Patch will remove the look of a spot overnight, and the Multi-Dart Patch is perfect for targeting those early-stage pimples to ensure they don't come out to play on your big day. "Gunk Out Patch" ($17) and Multi-Dart Patch ($17), both by Avarelle; (also available on Amazon)

Leland Francis Body Oil

Rich in antioxidants and fatty acids, this nourishing and luxurious body oil delivers deep hydration so brides can experience silky-soft, radiant skin all over their body. With an array of natural ingredients including the oils of sunflower, apricot, sandalwood, rose, and more, this body serum offers multi-level hydration to revitalize your skin's natural vibrancy, so you can have an effortless bridal glow. It also makes a lovely gift! Body Serum, $88 by Leland Francis; 

Vegamour HYDR-8 Leave-In Conditioner

If you're like many brides on the journey to healthier hair, start with this leave-in conditioner that delivers hydration and offers heat protection in a lightweight spray. Formulated without silicones and powered by a vegan keratin alternative, it detangles, reduces frizz, and strengthens and repairs the look of dry, damaged hair, so you can have the wedding hair of your dreams. HYDR-8 Leave-In Conditioner, $34 by Vegamour; (also available at Amazon and Sephora)

Vitabrid C12 Scalp+ Shampoo

Full, voluminous healthy hair starts at the source, which is why scalp care has been trending as of late. Designed with a proprietary blend of rejuvenating peptides to promote collagen production, prevent hair loss, and provide more volume, this award-winning, hair-growth shampoo is a must for any bride, bridesmaid, mother of the bride, or wedding guest who wants to have clean, beautiful, soft, and voluminous hair this wedding season. Scalp+ Shampoo, $32 by Vitabrid C¹²; (also available at Saks Fifth Avenue)

Too Faced Cosmetics Born This Way Ethereal Light Concealer

If you're a bride who loves a natural, no-makeup look but still desires a flawless complexion, you'll love this serum-light concealer that covers imperfections for 24 hours. Waterproof and also sweat- and humidity-resistant, this concealer also improves the appearance of dark circles with plumping and hydrating ingredients including hyaluronic acid, aloe-leaf extract, daikon-seed extract, and squalane for a smooth, more youthful appearance. Born This Way "Ethereal Light Illuminating Smoothing Concealer," $29 by Too Faced Cosmetics; (also available at Sephora and Ulta

"Sunny Honey" Bundle by Coco & Eve

For many brides-to-be, spring and summer offer the ideal sun exposure and temperature to build up that bronze glow; however, the main way to stay safe in the sun is to stay out of the sun. Give yourself a safe and beautiful bronze tan – while also hydrating and firming the skin – with this self-tanning set. You'll receive the Bali Bronzing Foam, a deluxe vegan kabuki brush for tanning your hands, feet, ears, and face, and a soft velvet tanning mitt to ensure your tan is even and ready for "I do." "Sunny Honey" Bali Bronzing Bundle, $55 by Coco & Eve; (Also available to shop at Ulta)

Blue Light Mist by ILIA

You've likely heard of blue-light glasses to protect your eyes from screens, but what about a product that helps protect your skin? Natural-beauty favorite ILIA has introduced a three-in-one product that hydrates, sets your makeup, and protects your skin from the harmful effects of blue light and pollution to ensure you look and feel absolutely exceptional on your wedding day and on your next Zoom call. Blue Light Mist, $18-38 by ILIA Beauty; (Also available to shop at Sephora)

DetoxifEYE Patches by Pixi Beauty

One of the most common beauty woes of brides, bridesmaids, mothers of the bride, and even wedding guests is under-eye puffiness and dark circles. To help give your eyes a boost, these easy-to-use eye patches will reduce under-eye puffiness and dark circles right away, while moisturizing and soothing your skin for a spa-like experience. They're also fun to use, so consider bringing them to the bridal suite for a fun activity with your bridesmaids before hair and makeup services begin! "DetoxifEYE" hydrogel eye patches, $24 by Pixi; (Also available to shop at Target and Ulta)

Powders by InBloom

As if planning a wedding wasn't stressful enough, you also need to ensure you remain healthy and get a good night sleep to keep from getting sick, ensure you have the energy needed to plan a wedding, and look your very best! To achieve all of the nutrients you need for these elements of life, simply mix these flavorful powders into water or a smoothie. Get your daily vitamins and greens with Essential Elements, nourish your hair, skin, and nails with Beauty Aura, give yourself an energy burst with Energy Shift, and get your beauty sleep with Dream Sleep! "Beauty Aura" inside-out beauty complex ($35) and "Essential Elements" daily multivitamins + greens ($35), both by InBloom;

Eye + Lash Cream by Factor Five

Even if you only have four weeks to look radiant for the big day, you'll see visible results in that time with this eye cream. The human-derived stem cell growth factors in this formula give your eye area a youthful look, while biotin and redensyl safely enhance your lashes and brows. The brand also has a regenerative serum and anti-aging cream, but we love the eye and lash cream for brides and their moms to replenish their eye area and enhance their lashes and brows for picture-perfect portrait photos. Eye/Lash Cream, $149 by Factor Five;

"Halo" Healthy Glow by Smashbox

When you're in the midst of daily life, work commitments, and wedding appointments as a bride, you want to spend as little time as possible getting ready for the day. Skip the separate primers, SPFs, and moisturizers with this all-in-one formula that primes, perfects, protects, and hydrates your skin to achieve a healthy glow. With dewy coverage that lasts up to 24 hours, you won't have to worry about reapplying after your morning meetings and before your girls' night with bridesmaids or a dinner date with your future spouse. "Halo" Healthy Glow all-in-one tinted moisturizer broad spectrum SPF 25, $41 by Smashbox; (Also available to shop at Dermstore and Ulta)

Indecent Mascara by Kevyn Aucoin

Get the benefits of a lash lift and a lash-growth serum with just your mascara! This product is a bride's best friend and features a creamy formula that allows you to customize your volume by defining lashes one by one for a look you love. The mascara also offers a lightweight feel and showcases lash-enhancing ingredients to promote lash growth and give your eyelashes a lush, full look. As an added bonus, you'll also boast visibly longer and thicker lashes after just four weeks of use. Indecent Mascara, $32 by Kevyn Aucoin; (Also available to shop at Blue Mercury)

Watermelon Glow-Up Set by Glow Recipe

Packaged in a pretty-in-pink set, this trio collection of Glow Recipe's popular watermelon-powered favorites makes for the perfect pre-wedding gift for bridesmaids or a gift to the bride before her big day. Begin with the hydrating Pore-Tight Toner, follow it up with Niacinamide Dew Drops as a serum or makeup primer, and finish everything off with the Oil-Free Moisturizer to add visible glow and brighten skin for a radiant look. Watermelon Glow-Up Set, $49 by Glow Recipe; (Also available to shop at Sephora)

Protective Skin Cream by Elina Organics

After spending more time outside this spring and summer, your skin will definitely feel the effects. As a bride, you may also be using products to clear imperfections and boost your complexion, which can also wreak havoc and dry out your skin. To help your pre-wedding skin recover in time for the big day, this cream will relieve any irritation, moisturize, and heal, while rebuilding collagen and elasticity. For best results, use as your daily moisturizer, and feel free to add your favorite SPF on top for the ultimate in skin protection this season! Skin Recovery Protective Healing Cream, $52 by Elina Organics; (also available on Amazon)

Nakefit Sole Protector in Pink

While getting ready with your bridesmaids at the spa or in the bridal suite, you'll want to be as comfortable as possible. Being barefoot should be the most comfortable option for your feet, but dirt and grime, as well as rocky or hot surfaces, can make it unpleasant at times. Get the best of both worlds with these easy on-off adhesive, waterproof soles that will give you and your girls the protection of wearing shoes, sandals, or slippers while having the freedom and comfort of being barefoot before the big day – or at your beach wedding on the sand! "NakeFit Pink" sole protectors, $20 (3 pairs) by NakeFit;

"The Butterfly Collection" by Chantecaille

For a fresh, springtime look inspired by the shimmer of a butterfly's wings, brides-to-be will love this collection featuring a four-color eye palette and three striking shades of a plumping lipstick. Since this collection can be mixed and matched to create different looks, the pieces also make a great gift set for brides, bridesmaids, and any makeup lover on your gifting list! Purchases benefit Xerces Society, which works to protect pollinators and their habitats to support a healthy eco-system and national food source. "Butterfly Eye Quartet" ($72), "Lip Chic" plumping lipstick ($48/each), all from The Butterfly Collection by Chantecaille; (Blooms by Poppy's DIY flower kits

For more wedding-related tips and advice, discover bridal designer Claire Pettibone's 10 tips for brides, find out how to mail wedding invitations properly, discover 10 beauty products to help you get wedding ready, and read your guide to etiquette as a wedding guest!

Opening photo by M. Hart Photography; Planning & Design by Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events; From Real Wedding: A Magical Wedding Inspired by Old Hollywood in Los Angeles