Now we have witnessed the wedding of the century, there’s no doubt women across the nation will want to mirror Kate Middleton’s glamorous, classic look. The key to copying her superior style is to keep it simple and sophisticated and whether you’re the bride, sister or mother of the bride – every look is possible with a little help from Boots
Get Kate’s signature glowing complexion by using No7 Instant Radiance Beauty Balm 30ml, £16.00 to minimise pores and help your foundation glide on seamlessly. Apply No7 Beautifully Matte Foundation SPF15, 30ml, £13.50, a lightweight formula guaranteed to give an effortlessly, flawless finish. For a rosy glow, give yourself a hint of royal flush and apply a light dusting of 17 Blush Powder in First Kiss, £3.49, on your cheeks to finish.
The key make-up secret to Kate’s fresh, natural bright eyes is a magic concealer such as 17 Hide Chic Concealer £4.99, containing light reflecting pearls to blur fine lines and imperfections. Soften eyes using a natural brown pencil such as 17 Perfect Definition Eye Liner, £2.89 in Onyx for long-lasting, smouldering definition. Finish off with lashings of a defining, volumising mascara, such as No7 Exceptional Definition Mascara £12.50 and coat over top and bottom lashes. Shape your brows with ease and precision using Boots Precision Grip Slanted Tweezers £4.09, then create the perfect line with No7 Beautiful Brow Pencil £7.50 in deep brown. Follow these simple steps to accentuate and define your brows so they can look as perfect as Kate’s!
Kate’s lips are natural and fresh, with a touch of a peachy, coral tone and you can achieve the same subtle colour with No7 Stay Perfect Lipstick, £10.00, in Classic Rose. To achieve her immaculate princes’ pout, smoothly glide 17 Lip Liner, £2.59 in a shade slightly darker than your lipstick to truly define your lips.
To keep skin fresh under the spotlight, prep with a mattifying base that has light reflecting particles such as No7 Shine Free makeup base, 40ml, £11.00. Bridesmaids can achieve a sun-kissed complexion withSoltan Beautiful Bronze Self Tan Face Cream, 40ml, £6.99 for natural and even colour that develops within 3 hours. To get Pippa’s radiant glow, use a peachy-pink blusher on the apples of your cheeks with an angled brush such asNo7 Blusher Brush, £11.50. For subtle eyes, line your inner lids with No7 Amazing Eyes Pencilin Black, £7.75, a creamy black pencil liner which can be softly smudged for incredible definition. Finish off your look with a delicate sweep of matte 17 Lasting Fix Lipstick in Dreamy, £4.29.
Mother of the Bride
Get Mum of the bride’s look off to the right start with a revitalising day moisturiser such asRestore & Renew Day Cream with SPF15 and 5 star UVA Protection 50ml, £21 providing lasting hydration for the duration of the big day. Let skin be luminous and lovely with a natural glow using No7 Lift & Luminate Foundation, 30ml, £15.50, creating a beautiful and bright skin tone. Top of the list for any mother of the bride is a reliable waterproof mascara No7 Extreme Length Waterproof Mascara, 7ml, £13, a necessity for the inevitable tears. Choose long lasting lippies that keeps lips hydrated and intact for the big day, such asNo7 Moisture Drench Lipstick, £10.00 in Divine.
Don’t miss out on these fantastic products to create signature looks this summer. Treat yourself to a makeup revamp with 3 for 2 across all your favourite cosmetic brands in store and onboots.com from 18th May – 14th June.