It’s every girl dream to be the most beautiful bride on her most special day. In reality, it’s really time consuming, tired and even stressful to prepare for that one day. Nonetheless, we often tend to forget taking care of the most important thing until shortly before the event date, the bride herself. You can’t just instantly become the bright and radiant out of nowhere, it takes time in advance and some dedication too.
If your event is just days away, it’s best to consult with a spa/salon/beauty specialist for treatments. Otherwise, if you have time to spare, then a throughout plan would work. In short, everything from head to toes have to be taken care of, with more attention to your hair, skin, teeth and nails, as those will directly affect how you look on your wedding day.
1. Face (skin)
This is your most important area and definitely need your utmost attention. You wouldn’t want to have acne, or eyebags on that day, right? If you want a truly beautiful, bright, glow and flawless skin, be sure to assign these steps in yours schedule.
Exfoliate and mask:
First, You have to remove death skins at least once a week. You could do this some skin exfoliating cream, gel, etc… or those face scrubbing. Follow that with some natural masks, depend on your skin types, like cucumber, carrot, potatoes, milk, yogurt, honey/bee wax, tomatoes. These work great in replenishing your skins, brightening them, moisturize, etc at a very reasonable costs.
Don’t forget to put on sunscreen or sun blocking cream. They will prevent your skin from those damaging sun rays while also preventing sunburn.
You could get a facial once a week at your trusted spa to help tighten up your skin and make them look youthful.
Avoid hot and spicy food:
Try your best from eating hot a spicy food. They taste good, but would also increase the chance of acnes and dark spots on your skin; which would need longer time to take care of.
Most of the modern wedding dress will show off some of your body areas, therefore, in addition to your face, a throughout body care is also vital not only for your look, but your health and how you will feel.
Body massage and spa treatment
The simplest way, if you have the budget, is to go for spa treatment every week. This will make your body look better while replenish your energy and releasing stress with those relaxing moment.
Add to your bath...
Enjoy your bath with some additive like milk, green tea powder, rose petal, etc… will definitely enhance your skin. This is a great relaxing too.
Bruise or skin discolor areas
Armpit, knee, or elbow will likely be seen in your wedding dress. If you have some bruise, scar, or discolor problem at these areas, it’s better to ask a spa specialist for treatment to remove or minimize the issues quickly.
It’s also important to avoid direct sun light, drink more water, and have a balance diet to keep your skin healthy.
Condition and hair mask:
Your hair will look and feel better if you keep a good routine for it. Try to use conditioner with every shampoo and do a hair mask twice a week. Eggs, mayonnaise, honey, etc… are great natural masks for hairs and easy to find too.
Deep condition at a salon:
Before the event, you could have a shampoo and deep conditioning at your local salon. Let the pro do it so your hair could look at it best while you’re feeling great too.
DON’T go for the big change
Do not cut, color, or permanent press/straightening your hair right before the event. Accident do happen and no one could guarantee the result will be good. If you want to change your hair style, try at least 2 month in advance, so that if something does happen, your hair have enough time to recover.
Develop a regular routine and a lot a specific time to take care of your nails naturally. You could put lemon drops or mix in small amount of vinegar into warm water. Soak your nails in for a few minute as this will help strengthening them. Follow by applying some coconut oil onto your cuticles, fingers and heels to soften them up, avoid crack and dry skin.
Set an appointment with the spa:
You should set an appointment with a nail salon 1-2 day before the event. Too early, your nail color won’t lasted, too late, you might run into a rush. Tell the technician about your special day, how you want your nails to look like, do bring a picture/smartphone to show him/her. Ask for their advice on how to make your nail last through the wedding or even honeymoon then do accordingly to your budget
Teeth cleaning and whitening:
This is how your smile will look. Put this into your schedule, and talk to your dentist about this perfect smile.
Avoid staining food:
After your cleaning/whitening procedure until your event date, try to avoid easy stained substances like tea, coffee, cigarette, etc… to protect your teeth from changing color.