With all the energy that goes into planning a wedding, it is easy to lose sight of what it’s all about – YOU, celebrating your LOVE. Even if you have a good wedding planner, the stress factor might be high, and your beauty routine could be on hold.
Bridal-day beauty should not start on your wedding day when you sit in the makeup artist’s chair. Start now to ensure you look your bridal best.
Beautiful bridal hair requires love and care. We all know that blow-drying and heat-styling damages the hair, causing split ends and broken pieces. Start repairing from the inside out. The best vitamins and nutrients for hair growth include lean proteins, omega-3 fatty acids, fat-soluble vitamins, B-complex vitamins, and iron. On the outside, daily scalp massage not only feels good, but stimulates the scalp and hair follicles for stronger, healthy looking hair.
Great skin on your wedding day creates a beautiful canvas for your wedding makeup. When it comes to the best way to care for your face, see your dermatologist and start a skincare regime six months prior to your wedding day. Depending on the condition of your skin, your treatments might include monthly peels and/or hydration facials. With enough time, your dermatologist can help you combat any issues including acne, rosacea, etc. But the number one secret to great skin is water. Drink lots of H2O before and on your wedding day to make your face look fresh and radiant.
Dark circles and puffiness are the most common complaints from brides-to-be. Since the skin around your eyes is very thin and sensitive, be gentle when you take off eye makeup. A nightly application of eye cream, in combination with adequate sleep, will reduce the appearance of dark circles and help to keep puffiness at bay. The Eye Lift Microcurrent treatments are also a great option. These treatments increase circulation around the eyes to reduce puffiness and dark circles.
For that most-important kiss at the end of the wedding ceremony, you want your lips to be soft and sensual. Exfoliate your lips at least once a week to clear away dead skin. A soft wet toothbrush works perfectly in combination with warm water. Brush your lips with a gentle back-and-forth motion and moisturise with Vitamin E to combat cracks and creases caused by the hot weather.
Neck and Décolletage
If your wedding gown shows your neck and décolletage, start taking care of this overlooked area as soon as you can. Think of it as an extension of the skin on your face. Just like your face, your décolletage needs to be cleansed, exfoliated and moisturized. Using a soft cleanser that will purify your chest and neck without stripping off the moisture is crucial. Exfoliate it with a gentle face scrub every other day and apply a light moisturizer daily. When heading outside use a sunscreen.