Your big day is coming up and for any woman, looking flawless is one of the most wished for in your wedding day. With so much to do from venue, dress, invitations, catering, it’s easy to forget about yourself and your appearance on the day. Worry not, we’ve drawn up a 12-month plan on how to care for your skin pre-wedding that is sure to wow everyone and especially, your groom!
Natural, healthy skin takes time to appear. Of course, now that your wedding is closing in, we are not going to make any sudden, radical changes that will make or break your currently great skin. We’re going to suggest safe and simple adjustments that you can make when you’re free from your duties.
It’s just some simple adjustments in your daily routine and beauty regime that will make your skin glow on your big day.
Skincare Before A Year Of Wedding:
It just seems early to take care of skin before a year of the wedding, right? It’s not. Some skins might have problems that take longer to alleviate.
Regular spa sessions:
By skin, we do mean the entire body. Therefore, going to a spa with a sauna, a massage and a facial is definitely a must for bride-to-be. It helps to nourish your skin from an early stage and gradually improving your skin’s health. Some spa treatments are also known to drive out unwanted toxins from the body – so it’s a no-brainer.
Skincare Before Six Months Of Marriage:
Eat a healthy diet
All you eat reflects on your skin. So, a healthy diet is needed for pre-wedding skin care. The first thing you should do is find the right diet for you. You might want to consult a dietitian. Here are some dietary suggestions to help you improve your diet.
Slowly reduce intake of food having sugar and carbs. Avoid fast food like chips, chocolates, and soda. As they are the major cue in acne breakout. Intake balanced diet containing fruit, green vegetable, and protein. Hydrating liquids such as coconut water and lime water should be used. Include green tea in your diet plan for a healthy antioxidant dose.
Don’t make any drastic changes in your diet to lose weight early. Usually, this kind of diet backfire and you gain weight instead of losing. The goal is not to starve you. But to make better dietary choices. A simple improvement you can make is trading from regular pasta to whole-grain ones or from white rice to brown rice.
It is a good time to start getting monthly facials. Ask your salon professional to patch test the product. This protects you from the products’ side effects. You don’t want a product side effects to flare up six months before your big day. You should also notify them if you have any skin allergies or conditions that might affect the outcome.
Facial deep cleanses and hydrates your skin. It preps it better for makeup on a wedding day.
You also will want to do this early because 6 months is a safe duration where if something’s not working, it’s not too late to fix. You should only select spas with good reviews and don’t forget to notify them that you’re going to have a wedding in 6 months. This helps them in consulting suitable services that matches your time constraint.
Reduce excess facial oil
To manage the excess facial oil, use a mild face wash instead of toner. Also, use a lightweight oil-free moisturizer. Use this after your therapist gets out the dirt from the pores.
Soft your elbows with salt scrubs
Most bridal forget about it when they start planning for pre-wedding skin care. Add a salt bath with sodium bicarbonate to your weekly routine. It breakdowns dry patches and increase the moisture of your skin.
Get a good sleep.
How a dark circle looks like under your eyes on a wedding day? Or acne, and hair fall? It is great to have 8-10 hours of sleep at night. Sleep before the wedding is everything for you. Do you know when regeneration and creation of body tissues and cells happens?
When we sleep, our central nervous system is calmed and stress is reduced when we breathe slowly and deeply. Don’t underestimate the value of a good night’s sleep for your skin and overall health.
There is a pro tip for you if you want to have a good sleep. Add a drop of lavender oil into your diffuser or a piece of cloth and put it near your pillow, the scent helps to ease your mind.
Skincare Before Three Months Of Marriage:
Now your wedding is close, you need to do more for a glowing skin. Let’s see what is important to do before 3 months of marriage (if you haven’t already).
Cleanse your skin at night:
The pure preparation of the wedding starts with your skin cleaning. Your skin deals with a lot of dust the whole day.
- Use make-up removers that contain natural ingredients and dermatologically-tested.
- Use cleansers that are mild and non-aggressive, you don’t want to strip every bit of moisture and good oil from your face. If you are extremely busy, you should try to cleanse your entire face once a week.
- Use a natural exfoliator. The scrubs should be gentle and non-abrasive that it might damages the skin. If you have not exfoliated before, start with once per week and gradually increase to twice per week. It will help you remove dead skin cells leaving a healthy layer of glowing and plump skin.
Fact: sweating makes skin glow. Yoga causes you to perspire, tone your skin and improves blood circulation throughout your body. Believe it or not, many brides do yoga before marriage.
Meditation also improves mental health and increases strength. Combining yoga and meditation makes your run-up to the wedding easier. Of course, a relaxed mind and sweating are both important to your skin health before your wedding.
Give more focus to the areas from which you want to reduce fats. Remember to massage your skin with creams to avoid getting a stretch mark of fat loss.
Skin Care Tips Before Two Months Of Marriage:
The wedding has come closer. The stress of looking beautiful has also increased. It’s important to manage your stress levels.
Be hydrated and drink water regularly
The more hydrated you are, the more radiant your skin will be. It’s very simple to forget about having enough water. Use a reminder if you often forget about drinking water and stick to it. You can also try alternative options to get hydrated such as watermelons, cucumbers or herbal teas.
Don’t forget about your daily routine:
On busiest days it is a challenge to keep remembering your day and night routine. Always follow the routine you have been doing for the past few months. Use a cleanser, a toner and a moisturizer to keep your skin healthy and ready for anything you throw at it.
Cleansing allows your skin to breathe more freely. Toning helps in tightening your skin pores. Moisturizing makes your skin soft like a flower petal. The combination of these things will bring out the best make-up look on a wedding day.
Skincare Tips Before One Month Of Marriage:
This is the last phase of having radiant and beautiful skin.
Use facial masks:
Apply face masks regularly on your skin. They will improve the texture of your skin and provide a soothing effect.
Woah woah, don’t stress out:
Follow some of the most effective stress management techniques:
- Do your hobby
- Go out with your friends
It’s important that you avoid thinking too much about the wedding, stress can cause acne and sometimes even hair loss.
You will surely find these tips helpful for yourself. Remember that radiant and beautiful skin is not just confined to the wedding day. Keep this developed habit with you throughout life for lifelong glowing and healthy skin.