Summer Wedding Guest Makeup: 32 Looks to Glow From Ceremony to Reception

Weddings are one of the few occasions that make us excited in the summer. Weddings are always a good excuse to dress up and try out new makeup looks. The warm weather months are a great time to experiment with makeup looks. Summer wedding makeup can be as colorful or bold as you like.

We’ve gathered tons of ideas to help you decide on the makeup look you want for your weddings this season. Scroll down to see 32 gorgeous summer makeup ideas.

Stunning Red Lips

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This makeup is dominated by the glowing, sculpted cheeks and the deep red lipstick. This radiant, dewy makeup screams a summer wedding.

Cool Contrasting Eyes

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This look highlights the eyes with opposing shades at the waterline and lids. The brown eyeshadow and black eyeliner create a contrast between the warm tones of the eyes and the black.

Soft Purple Eyes

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If you’re planning to wear purple to your wedding, match your makeup with your outfit. Cover your lids with a purple eyeshadow, and finish the look by adding a sharp wing.

Very Rosaly Cheeks

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Wearing red lips and cheeks with a rosy glow is perfect for a wedding in the summer. Use cream blush on the apples of your cheeks to achieve the desired color. Don’t forget your eyebrows and to light-fill them in.

’90s Glam

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Ayra’s frosted shadow immediately caught our attention. This glam is a classic ’90s look with her shimmery eyeshadow, brown-lined lip and brown eyeliner.

Monochromatic Makeup

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Summer weddings provide the perfect opportunity to wear monochromatic make-up. This look uses pink eyeshadow to create a story with the lids and cheeks. It also includes gloss on the lips.

Neutral Glam

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This neutral makeup is subtle and simple, but it has a full-on glam look. The look is brought together by the earthy eyeshadow and soft highlight.

Subtle Glamour

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This look is all about the small details. The subtle additions of the black eyeliner and lightly brushed brows create a beautiful makeup look.

Muted Makeup

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Even though summer is the time to go for vibrant makeup, there are still some shades that can be used. This makeup look with mauve, gray and other muted tones is stunning.

A Subtle Smoky Eye

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This look is great if you’re not ready to fully commit to a smokey eye. This look can be achieved by applying liner along the upper lash line and lining the inner rims on both eyes.

Soft, Rosy Skin

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Use rosy shades in your eyeshadows, blushes, and lipsticks to create a monochromatic effect for your summer wedding. The Westman Atelier’s Baby Cheeks Lip and Cheek Cream Blush ($48) can be used to create this look.

All About the Glow

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This glowing makeup looks is based on a base of hydrated, fresh skin. The perfect finishing touch is the orange-red lip stain and peach blush.

Halo Glow Effect

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The glow is the key to summer wedding makeup. This look uses highlighter to create a halo around the eyes and skin, while the red lips add a bold accent. The perfect shaped brows give the look just the right amount structure.

Golden Hour Lids

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Use the Golden Hour Eyeshadow Palette ($24) to create this glowing makeup look. Use ColourPop’s Golden Hour eyeshadow palette ($24) to bring this look alive. Use a shimmery peach blush to balance the look.

High Shine Lips

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This makeup is stunning and glamorous. Our eyes were immediately drawn to the lips, which are glossy and nude. To get the patent leather look, apply a few coats of MAC Cosmetics Clear Lipglass ($23), on top of neutral lipstick.

Bronzed Goddess Glamour

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A bronze eyeshadow combined with a red lip color creates an elegant beauty look that is perfect for a summer wedding. The bronze eyeshadow is perfectly complemented by the peach blush on the cheeks.

Natural Smoky Eye

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A smoky-eye look is a great way to make a statement. Pair it with a radiant, fresh complexion. Use a foundation with a low coverage to let your skin show through. Finish off the look with your favourite pink blush and nude lips gloss.

Amazing Wing Eyeliner

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We will always say yes to an wing. If you’re wearing black eyeliner that is bold and dark, keep your rest of the look simple with a little blush or lipstick.

Monochromatic Bronze

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The summer is a great time to try a bronze shimmery makeup look. Use a glittery eyeshadow to create a similar look. Use similar shades for your lips and cheeks to create a monochromatic look.

Ethereal Eyes

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This summer, go all out with glitter eyeshadow. To create a ethereal look, apply rose- and pink-toned eyeshadow to the eyes and then press champagne-colored glitter to the inner corners and center of the lids. The essential accents for this look are pink blush and glossy lips.

Romantic Beauty

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Create a romantic wedding makeup look using a smoky-eye and berry-toned lip color. You’ll need to fill in your eyebrows with a pencil such as Ilia Beauty In-Full micro tip Eyebrow Pencil (24 dollars) for a controlled application.

Double Trouble Wings

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Double wing thins will draw attention to your eye. Add voluminous false lashes that are lifted to further enhance your eye shape.

Opulent Beauty

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This makeup (and the accessories that go with it) is opulent. This glam is dominated by the sharp wing eyeliner and contoured cheekbones.

Gorgeous Graphic Liner

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This summer, get creative with your eyeliner. You can draw attention to your eye by using a liquid liner in dynamic shapes and patterns.

Blue Double-Wing

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Consider a deep-blue eyeliner if you want to add some subtle color to your makeup. To achieve the same look, use Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear eyeliner in Parisian Night ($25).

Berry Lips

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A berry lip? Yes, please. The lipstick has a darker shade, so the peach eyeshadow adds a touch of summer to the look.

Barbie Pink Eyeshadow

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Make sure that your eyeshadow matches your wedding outfit. Swipe pink eyeshadow over your lids and highlight the inner corners. Finish off the look with thick lashes and a thick wing.

Statement Lips & Eyes

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This look shows that a bold red lip can be paired with an eye look to make a statement. Swipe rich brown eyeshadow over your lids and finish off with an inky, black wing.

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