Martha Stewart Weddings Big Day Beauty Guide

For the fifth year in a row, Martha Stewart Weddings has unveiled its Big-Day Beauty Awards, where they surveyed more than 500 recent brides to find their tried-and-true favorites for that special day.

From skin prep and hair products to cleansing products and cosmetics, Martha Stewart Wedding’s editor Amy Conway shared a few of the 42 best products that brides swear by. Below are a few of this year’s winners and here is the limited online feature

LIP COLOR WINNER: Chanel Rouge Coco ($36)
Available in 29 shades, this lipstick lasts, looks beautiful, and feels amazing. Brides say: “Gorgeous, moisturizing color in one perfect package.”


STAY-PUT SPRAY: TRESemme TRES Two Extra Hold Hairspray
This humidity-resistant, water-free hairspray holds updos with grace and keeps down-dos in place with our compromising touchability. Consider this product an insurance policy for your hair.


ALL OVER COVER-UP: MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Concealer ($21)
Offering up to 15 hours of foolproof production and available in 16 shades, this concealer is a necessity for a long day of celebrations. Brides say: “It’s one and done . . . even if you apply it in the morning, it lasts well into the night.”


SHINING GLORY: Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector ($41)
Whether dabbed on cheekbones or mixed with foundation to fake a dewy complexion, this creamy creation is worth of a white carpet. Brides say: “Red-carpet magic in a bottle.”


SUPER SHADOW: Urban Decay Naked Palette ($54)
With more than twice the votes of the runner-up, making for its third win in our beauty awards, this palette remains brides’ choice for eye-popping appeal. While everyone has her favorite (there are four iterations), one things is certain: you’ll get tons of mileage from each 12-shade pan.


MAJOR MASCARA: Maybelline Volum’Express The Falsies Waterproof Mascara ($6)
This mascara is waterproof, clump-free, and dramatic – which is exactly what you need on your big day. Brides say: “Creates length and volume without much fuss. . . I’m often asked if my lashes are real because they look so dramatic, and who doesn’t love that?”


People News: 2015 People and Today Beauty Awards

People News: The 2015 People and Today Beauty Awards Are Here!

When it comes to beauty, we’re constantly looking for the best new trends and products. Whether it’s sharing exactly what lip color a celeb wore to a movie premiere, or reporting on the latest Hollywood hair color change, we always bring you the must-know beauty news as soon as we have it. And, like you, we get kid-in-a-candy-store excited at the launch of a new product.

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Which is why this year, we’ve teamed up with TODAY to bring you our first ever (!!) 2015 PEOPLE and TODAY Beauty Awards.

Over forty testers from PEOPLE and TODAY, including our own beauty-obsessed editors, tried hundreds of lotions, moisturizers, mascaras and more and managed to narrow it down to 44 of the best drugstore beauty products from 2015.

We’ve covered all of the bases—from hair and body to skin and makeup — finding something for every beauty issue. So if you’ve been holding off on re-stocking your vanity for the new year, let us guide you with our top picks from our favorite drugstore brands.

Every day this week, we’ll be announcing a new category of winners live on TODAY. Tune in every morning at 10AM EST to find out what products to add to your shopping list. The lineup is below!

  • Tuesday 12/1: HAIR
  • Wednesday 12/2: MAKEUP
  • Thursday 12/3: BODY
  • Friday 12/4: SKIN

And don’t forget to pick up this week’s issue, on stands beginning Wednesday, Dec. 2, for the full list.

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