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The Look of Love: 5 Fresh Wedding Day Hair & Makeup Ideas

(above) Classically Natural

The Look: Unfussy hair and strong lip color.

The Dress: Alissa wears a dreamy lace applique gown by Atelier Pronovias, “Vintage,” $4,950, from Divine Designs.

The Artist: Olivia Hawthorne. “Both runway and bridal makeup trends for 2016 and 2017 feature a lot of bold lip colors with clean-looking dewy skin. A softer, more wearable version would be gorgeous on a bride. Alissa has some light freckles, which I think are beautiful, so I didn’t try to hide them.”

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Braided Crown

The Look: Romantic braids with an equally romantic lace gown.

The Dress: Ivy and Aster’s “Secret Garden” gown with applique lace and illusion front, $1,980, from The English Dept. Amen 14K white gold band with 2.6 total carat weight pave diamonds, $10,335, from Kassab Jewelers.

The Artist: Paige Ashcroft. “I’m seeing braids being incorporated into an updo and brides being a little more playful with hair color especially muted and smoky colors that still fall in the realm of natural.”

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Star of the Show

The Look: Platinum glam for a dramatic entrance.

The Dress: Claire wears Tulle New York’s “Erin” shantung trumpet skirt with a sweetheart neckline, $2,850, from Divine Designs. Silver wide band ring, $44, from Bayleen.

The Artist: Nicole Wagner of Powder Inc. “I love a very bronzy, glowing and glammed-up makeup with a big messy updo.”

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Effortless Beauty

The Look: Flowing tresses and an unstructured gown with lush florals.

The Dress: Clara wears Leanne Marshall’s “McKenna” silk charmeuse gown with spaghetti straps, price upon request, from The English Dept. Rose gold tab necklace, $34, from Bayleen. Bouquet with hot pink peonies and white roses from Zest.

The Artist: Cassandra Kennedy of Cassandra Kennedy Beauty. “The hallmark words for this look are: delicate, simple, organic. Nothing can look like you tried too hard. Nothing coiffed or too polished. There is an element of imperfection, as if to say, ‘I just tied and pinned it up.’”

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Buttoned Up

The Look: An updo that doesn’t hide the show-stopping lace back.

The Dress: Michelle wears an Alfred Angelo gown that features illusion lace and fabric-covered buttons down the back, price upon request, from Merrime Bride and Soiree in Albany. Tacori diamond engagement ring, $4,390, from Kassab Jewelers.

The Artist: Jennifer Walker of Face Body Beauty. “I was inspired by the romantic style of her dress and wanted the makeup and hair to reflect that soft feel. I chose an updo that’s classic but with a modern, unstructured look.”

CREDITS:

Photography: Deyla Huss

Styling: Sarah Mansfield

Models: Clara Gulsvig, Alissa Holmes, Claire McCann, all for OPTION, Michelle Lummus for Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited.

Editorial Assistant: Nico Lim