Planning the bridal beauty regimen for the big day should take place well ahead of time to ensure there are no issues with wedding day blues.
Starting the beauty regimen 2-3 weeks prior to your wedding day is more effective than doing too much 1-2 days before. Most problems are easily avoidable if the proper preparation is put in place.
Here are six things to improve the chance of having the glowing skin for the special day:
Assess the situation early
A skincare routine can be planned a good 6-12 months prior to your special day if wishing to achieve the best possible results. But if you don’t have that much time to get your skin in top condition, you can make a variety of changes to the day-to-day skin habits to see a noticeable boost in appearance.
Use your upcoming wedding as a perfect excuse to enjoy some much needed pampering. To help refresh your skin for the big day you want to look at booking a monthly facials well in advance. A full pampering session can help to stimulate blood flow to the scalp and skin. Plus, an extraction session can help to remove the dirt in the pores. A variety of special treatments can be completed to make sure the bride looks her best for the wedding.
Manage oily skin
For those brides with oily skin it can help to use blotting sheets to help maintain the shine-free appearance. But, for those needing a more radical solution, it might be necessary to up the normal routine. A skin care routine can include a mild face wash and an oil-free, lightweight moisturizer. Avoid giving the face excessive washing because this can lead to an increase in the production of oil.
In addition to drinking a regular glass of water to stay hydrated it can also help to include a selection of fluid rich fruits in your diet. Whether your skin is normal, dry, or oily, it can benefit from the proper intake of water. Eat a range of superfoods like watermelon, broccoli, grapefruit, and lettuce.
A common area forgotten by the brides is the elbows. But it is quite easy to soften this area by using salt scrubs. A weekly bath with the combination of sodium bicarbonate and bath salts will help to break down the patches of dry skin which will later start to attract moisture. Alternative options include using a glycolic peel which can be performed by a beauty therapist.
Apply SPF to the lips
Applying SPF 30 to your lips in the run up to the wedding can help to prevent them from getting chapped. Once your lips get cracked and dry it can be more difficult to repair them. For those who naturally spend a lot of time outside, a high-rated SPF 30 will help to avoid problems in cold, sunny, or windy weather, and leave the lips well-hydrated.
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