A wedding isn’t about only tying a knot. It’s about lavish designer outfits, radiant makeup and tons of pictures! To achieve these “bride goals”, brides-to-be need to develop a set of healthy habits, especially for their skin. This skin regime should be followed religiously for it to be most effective. Here are some tips to achieve healthy, glowing skin.
- Cleanse and exfoliate
Cleansing and exfoliation are no-brainers but for brides, it’s even more crucial. All those shopping trips make you vulnerable to pollution and clogged pores. So make sure to develop a habit of mild exfoliation and deep cleansing daily before going to bed. It removes dirt and dust and nourishes your skin.
2. Make water your best friend
Among all the wedding related stuff to keep in your bag for the next few months, make the water bottle an important commodity. Your skin needs sufficient hydration to rid itself of dullness. Make a mental note of drinking water consciously after every hour and gulp down at least 8 glasses per day. Starting your day with a glass of lukewarm water with a hint of lemon juice is recommended for a glowing skin.
3. Get your beauty sleep
Sleep is crucial for radiant skin. If we take beauty sleep for granted, our skin will give us a tough time. It’s necessary for keeping our hormones balanced and body well-rested too. Who wants dark circles before a wedding? Prioritize your sleeping hours and save yourself from worrisome skin problems before big events.
4. Tweak down your stress levels
Considering the magnitude of planning wedding needs, it is only natural that we feel anxious. Dealing with many people while trying to stay focused and organized can cause stress which takes its toll on the skin too. Incorporate some stress management techniques in your routine, such as daily yoga, or simply try some deep breathing exercises.
5. Don’t forget the sun protection
This is a crucial step in our skin care routine – yet the most ignored and underrated. Pakistan’s heat at times can be unbearable and brutal and it’s hardly what your delicate skin needs before the big day! Make sure to protect it from the sun by using sunscreen every time you go out. It prevents spotting, dryness, and damage done to your skin by UV rays.
Beautiful bridal hair accessories
Hair is one more accessory for you to play with and style at your wedding. Teekasmay be classy and traditional, but have become overused and clichéd after decades and decades of use. Go a step beyond and pick out something different for your big day!
Swap the traditional teeka with a beautiful forehead headband. You can get one in exquisite rhinestones or classy pearls, in icy silver or fiery gold. Still too attached to the traditional? Get one with dangly detailing which is a perfect fusion of the old and new!
Complete the princess look
You’ll certainly feel like a princess at your wedding, so why not look like one too? Place a beautiful tiara on your head before you walk down that aisle. Remember that not all tiaras are pointy and bulky; we would suggest going for something exquisite like Margaery Tyrell’s crown in the Game of Thrones.
Bloom in a floral head wreath
Floral head wreaths have been all the rage lately. Embrace the trend for your own wedding and don a wreath that complements your dress. Don’t worry, not all floral wreaths come in soft, colorful materials; pick a metallic one if you’re looking for extra shine and extra form.
Pin it right
Keep your curls or tresses up in style. Get an embellished pin (or two) as additional accessories for your wedding. Go for beaded ones in crystal, rhinestone or pearl, or pick the delicate gold and copper ones in floral and leafy designs. If big pins are not your thing, choose a bunch of mini pins to scatter around the back of your head for the ultimate elegant look!
Comb and Clip
Like hair pins, hair comb and clips also come in a variety of interesting sizes. Top up that bun with a beautiful pearl comb or keep your voluminous tresses back with a vintage clip.