The Winning Products from The Knot Bridal Beauty Awards 2011!

We smudged, glossed, rubbed and polished -- then we consulted an expert panel of celebrity makeup artists and skin pros to bring you the it list of bridal beauty must-haves. Here are the 2011 bridal beauty product winners...
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  1. The Knot Bridal Beauty Award 2011 for Lips: Tarte Cosmetics LipSurgence

    photo by Tarte / The Knot

    You can't beat the shine and long-lasting color of this pink hue.

    Tarte Cosmetics LipSurgence natural lip tint in Amused, $24



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  2. Lips: Lip Liner

    photo by Maybelline / The Knot

    Hands down, no other lip liner blends better.

    Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lip Liner in Nude, $6.50



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  3. Lips: Red Lipstick

    photo by Chanel / The Knot

    Most reds tend to be dry, but this one is extra creamy.

    Chanel Rouge Allure Laque Lip Lacquer in Dragon, $32



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  4. Lips: Lip Stain

    photo by Revlon / The Knot

    Unlike other lip stains, this one is moisturizing, so it never feels dry.

    Revlon Just Bitten Lipstain by ColorStay in Lust, $9



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  5. Lips: Pink Lipstick

    photo by MAC / The Knot

    Here's the secret to picking the right pink: It has to have a little hint of frost. This lipstick gets it just right.

    MAC Cosmetics lipstick in Sequin, $14.50



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  6. Lips: Gloss

    photo by Sue Devitt / The Knot

    It's a makeup artist favorite because it's never sticky.

    Sue Devitt Lip Enhancing Gloss in Trinity Beach, $22



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  7. Lips: Lip Polish

    photo by Fresh / The Knot

    This scrub has the right amount of grit to get rid of chapped skin without irritation.

    Fresh Sugar Lip Polish, $22.50



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  8. Lips: Sheer Lipstick

    photo by NARS / The Knot

    A lot of sheers are too sheer, but this one has the perfect hint of pink.

    NARS Pure Sheer SPF Lip Treatment in Angelique, $25



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  9. Lips: Lip Salve

    photo by Smith's / The Knot

    This multipurpose balm will heal even the driest lips. Plus, it'll soothe rough elbows and knees too.

    Smith's Rosebud Salve, $6



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  10. Lips: Nude Lipstick

    photo by Bobbi Brown / The Knot

    It's the best mixture of pink and brown.

    Bobbi Brown Creamy Lip Color in Heather Mauve, $22



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  11. Eyes: Neutral Shadow for Dair Skin

    photo by Bobbi Brown / The Knot

    A hint of shimmer in a shade this saturated is the secret.

    Bobbi Brown Metallic Eye Shadow in Burnt Sugar, $20



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  12. Eyes: Neutral Shadow for Olive Skin

    photo by NARS / The Knot

    It's rich color really shows up.

    NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Madrague, $33



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  13. Eyes: Neutral Shadow for Fair Skin

    photo by Clarins / The Knot

    It brightens without a chalky finish.

    Clarins Single Eye Colour in Vanilla Beige, $20



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  14. Eyes: Liquid Liner

    photo by Almay / The Knot

    The flex-tip applicator makes it the easiest liquid liner to use.

    Almay Liquid Eyeliner in Black, $7.50



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  15. Eyes: Waterproof Mascara

    photo by Lancome / The Knot

    This lash-lengthening formula simply stays put better than any other one.

    Lancôme L'Extréme Waterproof Mascara in Black, $25



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  16. Eyes: Trendy Shadow for Dark Skin

    photo by PlantLove / The Knot

    Most purple hues have irritating dyes—not this one; it's all-natural.

    Cargo Cosmetics PlantLove Eyeshadow in Iris, $18



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  17. Eyes: Trendy Shadow for Olive Skin

    photo by Stila / The Knot

    This cocoa-colored shadow is the best combo of subtle and sexy.

    Stila Eye Shadow in Golightly, $18



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  18. Eyes: Trendy Shadow for Fair Skin

    photo by Laura Mercier / The Knot

    It's a creamy powder that never creases.

    Laura Mercier Sateen Eye Colour in Haze, $22



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  19. Eyes: False Eyelashes

    photo by Ardell / The Knot

    These are the most natural-looking lashes you can find. Period.

    Ardell Lashes, $5



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  20. Eyes: Pecil Liner

    photo by Smashbox / The Knot

    Bold color that absolutely won't budge.

    Smashbox Limitless Eye Liner, $19



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  21. Face: Foundation

    photo by Laura Mercier / The Knot

    You won't find anything this lightweight with better coverage.

    Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Foundation, $50



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  22. Face: Highlighter

    photo by Smashbox / The Knot

    It's the best shimmer with absolutely no glitter.

    Smashbox Artificial Light Luminizing Lotion in Flash, $24



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  23. Face: Cream Blush

    photo by Sheseido / The Knot

    Lots of cream blushes nourish skin and add color, but this one works for every skin tone.

    Shiseido Accentuating Color Stick in Rouge Flush, $33



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  24. Face: Concealer

    photo by Eve Pearl / The Knot

    Forget cakey concealer; this one never feels dry.

    Eve Pearl Dual Salmon Concealer & Treatment, $35



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  25. Face: Bronzer

    photo by Dior / The Knot

    It gives almost any skin tone a natural-looking tan.

    Dior Bronze Matte Sunshine SPF 20 in Spicy Matte, $42



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  26. Face: Loose Powder

    photo by Make Up For Ever / The Knot

    It's so fine it won't add color, but it keeps you from looking shiny in pictures.

    Make Up For Ever HD Microfinish Powder, $30



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  27. Face: Primer

    photo by L'Oreal / The Knot

    Our favorite formula, this primer makes makeup last extra long.

    L'Oréal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base, $13



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  28. Face: Powder Blush

    photo by NARS / The Knot

    Makeup artists agree, it's the perfect combo of peach, pinks and gold.

    NARS Blush in Orgasm, $27



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  29. Face: Pressed Powder

    photo by MAC / The Knot

    With 16 subtly different shades, without a doubt, there's a perfect one for your skin.

    MAC Cosmetics Select Sheer Pressed Powder, $22



    Our Expert Makeup Panel:

    Anthea King, Megan Garmers, Victoria Stiles, Jason Ascher, Sally Wang and Landy Dean



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  30. Hair: Shampoo and Conditioner for Thick Hair

    photo by Pantene / The Knot

    We've tried the expensive brands and can confirm, you don't need to spend the money. This is the best shampoo and conditioner out there.

    Pantene Pro-V Medium-Thick Hair Solutions Frizzy to Smooth, $5 each



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  31. Hair: Shampoo and Conditioner for Fine Hair

    photo by Living Proof / The Knot

    Nothing adds volume like this combo.

    Living Proof Full Shampoo and Conditioner, $24 each



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  32. Hair: Hairspray

    photo by L'Oreal / The Knot

    This spray holds every hair in place but never flakes or feels crunchy. Ever.

    L'Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Extra Strong Hold Hairspray, $15



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  33. Hair: Conditioning Oil

    photo by Moroccanoil / The Knot

    Wedding prep—blow-drying, straightening, curling—can cause breakage. This is all you need to make your hair look healthy again.

    Moroccan oil Oil Treatment, $41



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  34. Hair: Anti-Frizz

    photo by John Freida / The Knot

    This bargain buy will straighten even supercurly hair.

    John Frieda Frizz-Ease Hair Serum Thermal Protection Formula, $10



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  35. Hair: Volumizer

    photo by Herbal Essense / The Knot

    It adds body but never makes hair stiff.

    Herbal Essences Body Envy Volumizing Mousse, $3



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  36. Hair: Styling Cream

    photo by Garnier Fructis / The Knot

    You can create the perfect hairstyle, then change your mind since the formula is so easy to work with.

    Garnier Fructis Surf Hair Texture Paste, $4



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  37. Hair: Shampoo and Conditioner for Color-Treated Hair

    photo by L'Oreal / The Knot

    It doesn't just protect your color; it smells great too.

    L'Oréal Paris EverPure Smooth, $7 each



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  38. Hair: Shampoo and Conditioner for Curly Hair

    photo by DevaCurl / The Knot

    It's our favorite choice for soft, frizz-free curls.

    DevaCurl Low-Poo cleanser and DevaCurl One Condition, $18 each



    Our Expert Hair Panel:

    Michael Dueñas, Marie Robinson and Justin Tyme Hissey



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  39. Skin: Exfoliator

    photo by Clinique / The Knot

    It's so gentle you can use it every day. Seriously!

    Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula, $18.50



    Our Expert Skin Panel:

    Dr. Leslie Baumann, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton, Dr. Amy Wechsler and Dr. Debra Luftman



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  40. Skin: Eye Cream

    photo by Kinerase / The Knot

    We're convinced it's the most hydrating formula on the market.

    Kinerase Ultra Rich Eye Repair, $85



    Our Expert Skin Panel:

    Dr. Leslie Baumann, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton, Dr. Amy Wechsler and Dr. Debra Luftman



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  41. Skin: Body Cleanser

    photo by Dove / The Knot

    We're obsessed. It makes your skin feel soft and dewy—and does it for under five dollars.

    Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash with NutriumMoisture, $4



    Our Expert Skin Panel:

    Dr. Leslie Baumann, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton, Dr. Amy Wechsler and Dr. Debra Luftman



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  42. Skin: Face Cleanser

    photo by Cetaphil / The Knot

    Ask any derm. what to wash your face with, and chances are they'll say Cetaphil. It's as neutral as you get, so it won't irritate dry or acne-prone skin.

    Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, $10.50



    Our Expert Skin Panel:

    Dr. Leslie Baumann, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton, Dr. Amy Wechsler and Dr. Debra Luftman



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  43. Skin: Night Cream

    photo by Aveeno / The Knot

    This two-step product smoothes skin, fights wrinkles and makes your complexion look so even.p>

    Aveeno Ageless Vitality Elasticity Recharging System, $40



    Our Expert Skin Panel:

    Dr. Leslie Baumann, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton, Dr. Amy Wechsler and Dr. Debra Luftman



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  44. Skin: Moisturizer with SPF

    photo by Neutrogena / The Knot

    This lotion is so light, it never feels oily.

    Neutrogena Healthy Defense Liquid Moisturizer with SPF, $14



    Our Expert Skin Panel:

    Dr. Leslie Baumann, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton, Dr. Amy Wechsler and Dr. Debra Luftman



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  45. Skin: Extra-Strength Exfoliator

    photo by Dermologica / The Knot

    Rice enzymes, the secret ingredient, give this scrub skin-polishing superiority.

    Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, $50



    Our Expert Skin Panel:

    Dr. Leslie Baumann, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton, Dr. Amy Wechsler and Dr. Debra Luftman



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