What’s your bag?

We ask some bridal beauty experts to tell us about their five can’t-live-without products

 

Leigh Blaney, Makeup Artist

1 “I have tried every mascara available, nothing beats this one. Volumising, lengthening, separates and doesn’t clump. Get the waterproof one for your wedding day.” Max Factor Masterpiece Max mascara, £9.99, Boots 2 “It’s amazing. The perfect fix-it spray to keep your finished look in place all day and night.” All-Nighter Makeup Setting Spray, £20, Urban Decay 3 “I can’t do without it! I use it for highlighting, contouring, coverage, brightening and fixing.” Touche Éclat, £25, YSL Beauty  4 “It keeps your makeup on all day. It’s oil-free and counteracts shine. Foundation smooths over it like a dream.” Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer, £28, Smashbox 5 “I love different shades of lipstick for different seasons/moods. This one is fab!” Lime Crime Lipstick in Poisonberry, £12.50, Cocktail Cosmetics Bag Cosmetic bag, £26, Bobbi Brown

1 “I have tried every mascara available, nothing beats this one. Volumising, lengthening, separates and doesn’t clump. Get the waterproof one for your wedding day.” Max Factor Masterpiece Max mascara, £9.99, Boots 2 “It’s amazing. The perfect fix-it spray to keep your finished look in place all day and night.” All-Nighter Makeup Setting Spray, £20, Urban Decay 3 “I can’t do without it! I use it for highlighting, contouring, coverage, brightening and fixing.” Touche Éclat, £25, YSL Beauty
4 “It keeps your makeup on all day. It’s oil-free and counteracts shine. Foundation smooths over it like a dream.” Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer, £28, Smashbox 5 “I love different shades of lipstick for different seasons/moods. This one is fab!” Lime Crime Lipstick in Poisonberry, £12.50, Cocktail Cosmetics Bag Cosmetic bag, £26, Bobbi Brown


 

Louise Chrystal, Hair stylist

1 “Perfect hold with no residue, brushes out easily and smells fab.” L’Oréal Tecni Art Air Fix Spray, £7.99, Fragrance Direct 2 “My new fave product! It freshens up hair like a dry shampoo but is weightless and gives amazing texture to freshly washed flyaway hair.” L’Oréal Wild Stylers Next Day Hair, £12.75, Feelunique.com 3 “This French pharmacy gem is a perfect multi-tasker. A gorgeously light dry oil that is easily absorbed into your skin and hair. It smells amazing and nourishes from head to toe.” Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse dry oil spray, £28, Space NK 4 “Fantastic for a feline flick, it gives definition and stays put all day.” Long-wear Gel Eyeliner, £18, Bobbi Brown 5 “My skin has been so nourished since I started using this facelift in a bottle!” Advanced Night Repair, £49 for 30ml, Estée Lauder Bag Opulent Bloom make up bag, £27, Ted Baker, available from ASOS

1 “Perfect hold with no residue, brushes out easily and smells fab.” L’Oréal Tecni Art Air Fix Spray, £7.99, Fragrance Direct 2 “My new fave product! It freshens up hair like a dry shampoo but is weightless and gives amazing texture to freshly washed flyaway hair.” L’Oréal Wild Stylers Next Day Hair, £12.75, Feelunique.com 3 “This French pharmacy gem is a perfect multi-tasker. A gorgeously light dry oil that is easily absorbed into your skin and hair. It smells amazing and nourishes from head to toe.” Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse dry oil spray, £28, Space NK 4 “Fantastic for a feline flick, it gives definition and stays put all day.” Long-wear Gel Eyeliner, £18, Bobbi Brown 5 “My skin has been so nourished since I started using this facelift in a bottle!” Advanced Night Repair, £49 for 30ml, Estée Lauder Bag Opulent Bloom make up bag, £27, Ted Baker, available from ASOS


Sarah Baldwin, Makeup artist

1 “Buildable coverage and no SPF which means no ghost-like effects on your images. As this product is designed with HD photography/film/TV work in mind, it photographs amazingly well.” Kryolan Micro Foundation 8 Colour palette, £66.75, Extreme Makeup 2 “This shade works on so many different skin tones and leaves a gorgeous, fresh, youthful effect on the skin.” Watercolour Fluid Blusher in Cherub, £15.50, Daniel Sandler 3 “One of the best – use it to set concealer, foundation, take away shine and to set the lips” Loose Powder in 010, £24, Illamasqua 4 “A highlighter and concealer, it’s such a versatile product and also perfect for the bride’s touch-up kit.” Billion Dollar Brows Duo Pencil, £15.80, Beautybay.com 5 “A creamy gel formula which blends so well and gives fabulous definition on the eyes to make them pop.” Fluidline in Dipdown, £15.50, MAC Bag Oil cloth makeup bag, £12, Not On The High Street.

1 “Buildable coverage and no SPF which means no ghost-like effects on your images. As this product is designed with HD photography/film/TV work in mind, it photographs amazingly well.” Kryolan Micro Foundation 8 Colour palette, £66.75, Extreme Makeup 2 “This shade works on so many different skin tones and leaves a gorgeous, fresh, youthful effect on the skin.” Watercolour Fluid Blusher in Cherub, £15.50, Daniel Sandler 3 “One of the best – use it to set concealer, foundation, take away shine and to set the lips” Loose Powder in 010, £24, Illamasqua 4 “A highlighter and concealer, it’s such a versatile product and also perfect for the bride’s touch-up kit.” Billion Dollar Brows Duo Pencil, £15.80, Beautybay.com 5 “A creamy gel formula which blends so well and gives fabulous definition on the eyes to make them pop.” Fluidline in Dipdown, £15.50, MAC Bag Oil cloth makeup bag, £12, Not On The High Street.


Sarah Gillespie BSW beauty writer

1 “Brilliant for keeping nails and the skin around them  hydrated – a must if you bite and pick the skin. This  definitely cured me!” CND Solar Oil, £7.99 for 15ml, Nicely Polished 2 “I ditched makeup wipes 12 months ago and my skin has improved so much. The ultimate hot cloth cleanser and an essential for your skincare regime.” Cleanse and  Polish in Sweet Orange and Mint, £19.75, Liz Earle 3 “I always get compliments on my lashes when wearing this mascara. If there’s a better mascara, I haven’t found it yet.” Shocking Mascara, £24.50, YSL Beauty 4 “Changed my life! Cut hair loss from brushing significantly, and stops me crying when dealing with backcombed going-out hair the next day. I panic if I travel without it.” Tangle Teezer, £10.99, Boots 5 “The most beautiful iridescent magenta colour with amazing staying power, heavy pigmentation and ultra- nourishing jojoba oil. And cruelty free – what more could you want?” Lipstick in Passionate, £14.50, Lush Bag  Holographic makeup bag, £10, ASOS

1 “Brilliant for keeping nails and the skin around them
hydrated – a must if you bite and pick the skin. This
definitely cured me!” CND Solar Oil, £7.99 for 15ml, Nicely Polished 2 “I ditched makeup wipes 12 months ago and my skin has improved so much. The ultimate hot cloth cleanser and an essential for your skincare regime.” Cleanse and
Polish in Sweet Orange and Mint, £19.75, Liz Earle 3 “I always get compliments on my lashes when wearing this mascara. If there’s a better mascara, I haven’t found it yet.” Shocking Mascara, £24.50, YSL Beauty 4 “Changed my life! Cut hair loss from brushing significantly, and stops me crying when dealing with backcombed going-out hair the next day. I panic if I travel without it.” Tangle Teezer, £10.99, Boots 5 “The most beautiful iridescent magenta colour with amazing staying power, heavy pigmentation and ultra-
nourishing jojoba oil. And cruelty free – what more could you want?” Lipstick in Passionate, £14.50, Lush Bag
Holographic makeup bag, £10, ASOS