This article originally appeared on People. Brides spend countless hours planning their big day down to the most minute detail – even when it comes to selecting the perfect lip shade to wear for the moment she kisses her groom. What’s a bride to wear for her ceremony to avoid getting lipstick all over her husband-to-be during the big “you may kiss the bride” moment? Or even worse, wind up smeared for the recessional photos?
We turned to the experts to get answers. GlamSquad and The Glam App‘s makeup artists work countless weddings each year around the country, which means they’ve got the data on which lipsticks are surefire hits on the big day. Kelli J. Bartlett, the brand’s Director of Makeup Artistry, polled GlamSquad makeup artists and The Glam App’s top artists revealed the stand-out shades brides swear by for the ceremony.