Wedding season is here! Those tying the knot or taking part in someone’s big day often wonder – what do you need to be doing to ensure your skin is picture perfect the day-of?
We checked with our skin care experts who shared their top bridal beauty tips.
Don’t “guess” at your skin care
If your skin is not how you want it to be – don’t start guessing. Find an esthetician ASAP.
An expert can come up with a daily skin care regimen of how to take care of your skin at-home leading up to the big day, and advise when/what type of skin treatments would be best to address your skin concerns.
Use an at-home face mask
We’re certain your professional will advise this, but we want to re-iterate the point.
Using an at-home face mask can make or break your makeup application and really help give you that glow on the big day. (*Be sure to test it out at least two before the big day to make sure you do not have any reaction.)
Decide on hair removal
Be mindful of what hair you want removed or sculpted (brows, legs, bikini, under arms, etc.) and how it can potentially affect your skin.
For example, if you want to get a wax treatment but never have, it’s best you go at least a few days to a week in advance so that if your skin is sensitive there will be time for any redness or irritation to heal.
Be ready for skin emergencies
With weddings, comes inevitable stress that can cause you to breakout or lose sleep. Be prepared for both.
Prepare a day-of beauty kit
What to bring? Get advice from your hair and makeup artist on what you need to pack.
Some essentials include:
- Small sewing kit
- Safety pins
- Double sided tape
- Bobby pins
- Nail file/clipper
- Band aids
- hair spray
Keep a running list of things as it gets closer to the big day!
Put your makeup to the test
You need to make sure you get the look you want. Good skin care is going to ensure long wear, but do a makeup trial prior to your wedding.
Especially for your lips, if you’re thinking of wearing a specific lip color or lip stain, give it a test run beforehand.You need to see if it’ it will really be long-lasting or if it’s going to leave you with dry, flaky lips.
One great trick – use seaweed oil before applying and reapply throughout the day to keep them hydrated.
Do you have any other skin care tips for brides? Share them in the comments below.