If there's a cardinal rule of wedding planning here at R29, it's that your beauty look for the big day should be exactly what you want it to be. But, if you're not into the typical blush-y, neutral tones that Pinterest offers, it can be frustrating to find some hard-hitting inspiration. Where are the bright eyeshadows and graphic liners that plenty of brides are looking for? Turns out, they're actually hiding on the runway.
So, if you've found yourself in a makeup-vetting slump and you're ready to throw in the towel, allow us to quell your panic attack. We've gathered our favorite non-boring looks that are edgy enough for you but "bridal" enough so you won't freak out your photographer — or, you know, your in-laws.
Alternative Bridal Makeup Looks - Inspiration
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