Bridal Lookbook - The Gen-Next Bride
This year, Lakmé Salon is celebrating the modern-age millennial bride. The Gen-Next Brides is a collection of contemporary wedding looks dedicated to every free-spirited bride-to-be who likes to add a personalized touch to traditional elements. This bride is not just bending the old age wedding rules; she is rewriting them. And she isn’t coy during the celebrations. Instead, she flaunts her real self and is happy as a punk to embark on this new journey and she does it all in style and smiles.
Each of our contemporary looks has been put together keeping in mind the new expectations from brides. Whether you opt for a virtual wedding or go for an intimate setting, we have looks befitting all your bridal moods to make sure you turn the minimal into something phenomenal.
To help you be the star of your D-day our National Creative Directors & salon experts bring you the best of bridal beauty trends. 55+ in-salon safety measures have also been implemented in consultation with medical experts to keep you safe.
This look is designed for the coy bride whose excitement at her sangeet is palpable but measured. She is a vision of pure radiance as she prepares to embark on this new journey in her life. The shades of mint green that this stunning bride adorns befits her strong sense of individuality and independence.
Quick Tip #1: Brides-to-be, your skin and hair deserve pre-wedding prep and care! Take your pick from our customized pre-bridal care packages, for perfectly glowing skin and healthy hair as you walk down the aisle on D-day.
Makeup: Clear base with a hint of blush, blend of green and bronze shimmery eye shadow, and a glossy light tangerine lip.
Hair: Light brown with a tinge of gold and copper pulled back into a high, tight and sleek bouquet bun.
Nails: Green Base decorated with white detailing, and gold and diamond ornaments.
This look is designed for the playful bride-to-be who’s all decked up to dazzle at her mehendi ceremony. Her light rosy cheeks and glowing complexion give away her penchant for pink. Reveling in an eclectic fusion of traditional and contemporary tastes, this bride is a gorgeous force to be reckoned with.
Quick Tip #2: For the last minute bride or the one who prepares, choose from our tailor-made pre-bridal packages that range from a quick 5 day fix to a 45-day elaborate affair.
Makeup: Light rosy cheeks with a hot pink lip, and a pinkish-gold eyeshadow and liner.
Hair: Light brown and blonde highlights with milkmaid braids on the crown, and loose beach waves.
Nails: Bubblegum pink base with shimmer and diamond embellishments.
Dedicated to the bride who brings with her that pop of sunshine. Her uplifting, cheerful nature coupled with her love for happy hues gives her mehendi ceremony light and playful feel. This look brings out the twinkle in her eyes while highlighting that hint of mischief as well. She is the chirpy bride who is a class apart.
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Makeup: Dewy base with black eyeliner, salmon eyeshadow with salmon shades along the waterline, black liner, and a shimmery coral lip.
Hair: Light brown with blonde highlights, center-parted and pulled back into a long fishtail braid with loose ringlets, and a smattering of baby’s breath.
Nails: Shimmery yellow base with pastel pink motifs, and decorated with diamond studs.
Reminiscent of royalty, this look immortalizes the classic bride who is inclined towards looking like a queen. Her regal poise and grace put her up on a magnificent pedestal. Decked up in decadence as she flaunts that much-sought afterglow, this bride’s radiance is one that remains unmatched.
Quick Tip #4: Opt for the Argan Oil Wax Regime for a gentle and nourishing way to get rid of unwanted hair, leaving you with soft and supple skin that’s all ready for the big day.
Makeup: A dewy base with gold and red eye shadow, a dab of soft pinkish bronze, and a hint of red glitter with a glossy pink lip.
Hair: Center-parted, light brown hair with blonde highlights pulled back into a low bun, draped with a peeled fishtail braid.
Nails: A red and shimmer base, with glitter and diamond sequins.
This is a beautiful ode to the bride who ought to sparkle her brightest on her wedding day. A magnificent blend of a fresh, dewy complexion and bold mesmerizing eyes; this look celebrates the urban Indian bride who believes that minimalism speaks volumes.
Quick Tip #5: Ease pre-wedding stress with a relaxing body massage with ylang-ylang and lavender essential oils.
Makeup: Fresh and dewy base, bold blackish-brown smokey eyes, with a pinkish-nude lip.
Hair: Side parted light brown hair with blonde highlights, twisted into loose waves pulled into a low bun covered with delicately wrapped patterned curls and loose ringlets.
Nails: Powder pink base with pearl and diamond embellishments.
For the bride whose effortless style takes a room by storm. This look has been designed to enamor all those who set their eyes on her. Tantalizing hues of orange that reflect the sun in all it's blazing glory, this bride follows the beat of her own dhol.
Quick Tip #6: Rekindle your original glow with our full body Detanning Services to lighten and brighten your skin in time for your special day.
Makeup: Flawless base, gold eyeshadow with bronze glitter and a dab of brown at the corners, coupled with a satin rust-colored lip.
Hair: Sleek center-parted brownish-copper hair with a ribbon braid and puff, pulled back into a neat low bun.
Nails: Glossy orange base with glitter and diamond embellishments.
Designed for the modern-day bride whose heart desires traditional grace and elegance, this look accentuates the woman behind all the finery. This bride displays a stunning symphony of red and white as she weaves a tale that forms a timeless part of the East Indian cultural tapestry.
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Makeup: Kohl-rimmed eyes, with classic black liner and pinkish bronze eyeshadow, a crimson lip, and delicate chandan work.
Hair: Center parted with waves, and a puff brought together in a burgundy streaked tight low bun adorned with roses.
Nails: Crimson base with intricate white detailing, and sparkling gold and diamond stones.
Right out of a resplendent reverie, this traditional bride from the South captures our gaze with her shy yet spellbinding style. With its regal adornment of traditional jewelry that pairs well with this bride’s glowing complexion, this look pays reverential tribute to the golden bride.
Quick Tip #8: Say no-no to dry and dull skin before D-day! Set a date to hydrate and glow, with the Lakmé Perfect Radiance Illuminate Facial.
Makeup: Dewy golden base, black liner with golden eyeshadow, and a creamy pink lip.
Hair: Center parted, long loose braid adorned at intervals with clusters of Jasmin.
Nails: Glossy orange base with gold and diamond embellishments.