15 WAYS TO JUMP-START YOUR BRIDAL BEAUTY ROUTINE
Here are the pro-approved tools you need for looking your best before, during and after your wedding.
by Stephanie Waas
Of course on your wedding day, You want to look the most beautiful version of yourself, And what better way to do that than planning out a beauty routine in the months leading up to your wedding day?
Here are our pro tips below to look and feel the most beautiful from the inside out.
Schedule Frequent Manicures:
Get ready as soon as you get engaged, everyone is going to ask to see your ring. Keep those nails and pretty with regular manis.
Pro tip: Keep your toe nails and your fingernails short and clean. Matching the colour on your hand and feet will give you an elegant look.
Special splurge Use Gel manicures for a harder and smoother finished nail. They’re a bit pricier but will last up to twice as long as a traditional manicure.
WHITEN YOUR TEETH
You’ll want pearly whites for all those pictures you’ll be posing for but we also know how crucial coffee is during the planning process. We suggest getting a professional whitening done about 3months out so your teeth aren’t too brilliant the day of. Also keep in mind that continuous teeth whitening can wear down your enamel, making your teeth more sensitive to hot and cold. Yicks!
If you can bear it, try staying away from sugar, lots of sodium and processed foods. These all lead to belly fat and bloating. Instead, focus on green vegetables, fruit and lots of water—all great for fuelling your body, boosting your energy and clearing up your skin.
Working out will help tighten and firm your body while also detoxing your skin. A good workout also boosts energy and makes you feel happier (hello, endorphins!).
Special splurge: Join a gym. This way, you won’t be able to use the weather as an excuse, and you’ll have all the equipment you need for any kind of workout all in one place. Plus, exercising with others is always a huge motivation.
Prep Your Face
Weekly exfoliation can provide you with a smooth surface for makeup application. Adding a hydrating serum with hyaluronic acid can also help to plump up fine lines around your face.
Special splurge: At least 9 months out from your wedding, start investing on your skin, we have skincare subscriptions available right here! these skincare care products will boost your skin’s health, helping it to look clearer and brighter.
GET THAT HEALTHY GLOW
Skin that looks sun-kissed will give you a natural, healthy glow. Please don’t drink random tablets to get fair, becoming fair is not everything just work on your complexion that’s all that matters! Of course, always skip the sun whenever possible. Invest in sunscreen!
DO A MAKEUP TEST RUN
Besides your hair trial, you should also book a makeup trial at least one months before the big day. This is where you can fine-tune your look with your makeup artist so there are no last-minute panics.
TAKE CARE OF YOUR BROWS
If you do your own tweezing, take this opportunity to splurge on brow shaping. The pros at salons will follow your directions, as well as offer some suggestions for the best brow shape according to your face structure.
Once you have your desired brow shape, you can continue the maintenance on your own.
If you’re thinking of threading your brows for the first time definitely go 2 – 3 months before the wedding so you won’t be new to threading your brows and you won’t get a reaction!
Pro Tips: Eyebrows that’s too thin make you look too old go for fuller brows!
Special splurge: See a brow specialist every three to four weeks starting about six months before your wedding.
Try to skip False Lashes or rubbing mascara on the day of the wedding cause frankly its looks ugly. Instead, try a lash lift with a repudiated Salon. Don’t fix lash extensions if you haven’t done it before, it can leave your eyes red for weeks. Trust me!
FOCUS ON YOUR LIPS
Take care of your lips each night by applying a generous coat of lip balm and exfoliating your lips frequently.
HAVE A HAIR PLAN
Oil your hair at least 3 times a week. Stay away from last-minute color changes, New hairstyles. Instead, keep oiling your hair. Love Locks by RSW
GET SMOOTH SKIN
Have a tough-to-treat spot like dry elbows? Using a good quality body scrub regularly in the shower will get rid of dead skin. Then, moisturize with pure cocoa body butter at night.
You will save a lot of cash if you exfoliate regularly proper to waxing than a full body polish season in a spa
The peach fuzz just above your upper lip may not seem like a big deal in your day to day life. but you don’t want it showing up in wedding photographs. Start getting monthly waxes for best results. Not into the pain? Salons now offer special waxes using ingredients like chocolate wax and sugar, which are great if you’re looking to walk out of the salon without too much redness.
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