Hilary Duff's Bridal Beauty Look Was Unexpected — & Easy To Copy
It's time to add another Hilary Duff look to the sartorial history books. But this one may take the cake — literally. On Dec. 21, the actor married musician Matthew Koma at their Los Angeles home in a structured white gown finished with train-mirroring sleeves and a row of buttons at the open back. And like the minimalist gown, Hilary Duff's wedding makeup look was understated, but still had a touch of elevated, old-school glamour.
Case in point: the eyes. Judging by a photo Duff shared on her own Instagram account from the big day, the actor chose to go with a shimmery eyeshadow look complemented by a dark color grazing her lower lash line. This was then accented by natural-looking — but defined — brows and a pop of lit-from-within highlighter, blended into bronzer across her cheekbones.
And while the star is no stranger to a bold lip (à la the upcoming Lizzie McGuire reboot), Duff went with something much simpler for her wedding day. A warm-toned nude lipstick completed Duff's bridal makeup, adding just a hint of color to her ensemble and mirroring the muted blush hues of her bouquet. The swoon-worthy makeup came courtesy of makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan, who's worked with Reese Witherspoon, Lucy Hale, and Nathalie Emmanuel in the past, as well.
And the star's bridal hair, created by longtime hairstylist Nikki Lee, was just as well executed — and expertly calculated to complement her Jenny Packham wedding dress. "I have newly short hair and really wanted it off my face and back behind my ears, but with a little bit of a wave," Duff noted in a video with Vogue. "So it has a little bit of texture, but nothing too curly and nothing too straight." In the video, Duff also revealed that she had an additional inch snipped off her already short bob cut to accentuate her wedding gown's neckline.
In lieu of a veil, Duff had one more surprising trick up her (floor-length) sleeves that minimalists will love: She finished her entire look with a pretty, pearl-dotted Jennifer Behr headband. To shop pieces inspired by Duff's bridal look — including the headband — keep on scrolling.