If you are a bride-to-be and your big day is just round the corner, then there’s no doubt that you are going to be busy AF. From finalising the venue to picking your outfits and booking the vendors, successfully pulling together a wedding is no easy task.
But through all this wedding madness, can we stop you for just a minute and get you to think about your skin? It’s the one thing you’re likely to forget about in the beautiful chaos of planning a wedding. Thankfully, you have us to help you navigate this world of bridal beauty. And also, it’s not rocket science. So that helps!
Take a look at some super simple, effective and time-saving skincare tips that will help you unlock the bridal glow and look your absolute best on your wedding day!
Start by assessing your skin
Before you begin any sort of skincare treatment, it is important to first take stock of your skin and its needs. It could be dark circles, large pores, acne or anything else you need to address. Then go ahead and invest in those skincare products that help you solve these problems before you get married. Of course, we recommend doing this in consultation with your dermat.
Skincare truly begins in the shower
A proper skincare routine truly begins while you’re still in the shower. Throw away your soaps and start using a gentle, moisturising and nourishing body wash as this will give you softer and smoother skin over time. Also, never ever rub your skin dry, instead using a patting motion to minimise skin damage. Do not forget to apply your favourite moisturiser within minutes of getting out of your shower to seal in moisture and keep your skin hydrated for a longer period of time.
Pamper yourself with frequent masking
While going to a professional salon for a facial is an absolute must, there are certain treatments you can follow at home too and face masking is one of them. Pampering your skin with a clay mask or a brightening mask goes a long way in prepping your skin and giving it that hard-to-miss glow. These masks draw out the build-up of impurities, dirt, and pollution and reduce dullness.
Eat hydrating fruits
While drinking a lot of water before your wedding is THE most important step to achieving great skin, there is more you can do. Load up on hydrating fruits and veggies such as watermelon, grapefruit, broccoli and lettuce. Salads are a good way to include these in your diet.
Take care of your eyes
The last thing you want is for your eye area to look dark and dull on your wedding day, right? Add an eye cream to your daily skincare routine. Pick a product that has been formulated with caffeine or hyaluronic acid to reduce the appearance of under-eye bags, wrinkles, and puffiness.
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