2016 Beauty Awards: Readers' Picks

Our readers voted on their favorite bridal beauty products and the results are in! Shop the winners in makeup, skin care and more below.
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  1. The Knot 2016 Beauty Awards: Readers Pick
  2. Best Bronzer

    benefit bronzer

    Sweep this sparkle-free powder across your chin, cheeks and forehead for a subtle, natural glow.

    Benefit Hoola matte bronzer, $29, BenefitCosmetics.com

  3. Honorable Mention Bronzer

    tarte bronzer

    Perfect your bridal HAC-ing skills with this easily blendable, matte bronzer that won't smudge or rub off.

    Tarte Amazonian Clay waterproof bronzer, $30, TarteCosmetics.com

  4. Best Dry Shampoo

    tresemme dry shampoo

    One spritz at the roots and this light mist will perk up limp locks without any residue.

    TRESemme Fresh Start dry shampoo, $5, TRESemme.com

  5. Honorable Mention Dry Shampoo

    dove dry shampoo

    This fast-absorbing formula won't weigh down hair or leave it stiff. It's a must-have for brides with finer strands.

    Dove Refresh + Care dry shampoo, $4, Target.com

  6. Best Fragrance

    chanel perfume

    This distinct combination of citrus, floral and woodsy notes is luxe and totally unforgettable.

    Chanel Coco Mademoiselle eau de parfum, $94 for 1.7 oz., Chanel.com

  7. Honorable Mention Fragrance

    ralph lauren perfume

    The perfect combination of sweet florals and sultry musk, this versatile scent works for any wedding venue, style or time of day.

    Ralph Lauren Romance eau de parfum, $54, RalphLauren.com

  8. Best Hand Lotion

    L'Occitane hand creme

    Prep your hands for all those #ringselfies with this intensely nourishing cream.

    L'Occitane shea butter hand cream, $12, LOccitane.com

  9. Honorable Mention Hand Lotion

    aveda hand lotion

    Besides just smelling amazing, this plant-based cream promises to last for up to three hand washes.

    Aveda Hand Relief moisturizing creme, $24, Aveda.com

  10. Best Mask

    fresh mask

    When your skin needs some extra TLC (say, after your bachelorette party), call on this hydrating treatment.

    Fresh Black Tea Instant Perfecting mask, $92, Fresh.com

  11. Honorable Mention Mask

    biore mask

    If you don't have 20 or 30 minutes to spare waiting for a face mask to dry, consider this super-quick one. It heats up on contact, clears up clogged pores with natural charcoal and only takes one minute.

    Biore Self-Heating One-Minute mask, $8, Ulta.com

  12. Best Nail Polish

    essie nail polish

    There's a reason why this polish is a bridal staple: Its pale pink shade is universally flattering and works in any season.

    Essie nail polish in Ballet Slippers, $9, Essie.com

  13. Honorable Mention Nail Polish

    OPI Nail polish

    If sheer polishes aren't your thing, go for this heavy-duty formula. Just three coats of this ultra-flattering shade and your nails will look glossy and opaque (read: no streaks!).

    OPI nail laquer in Bubble Bath, $10, Ulta.com


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