Head To Toe: Bridal tips: Exclusive Guide To Look Picture Perfect On The Big Day
You have planned everything down to a tee for the wedding day from the flowers and the decorations to your trousseau and Jewellery,However there are two more crucial aspects brides don’t consider enough in advance; grooming and beauty. Overindulging in spa treatments a day or two before you tie the knot leads to unnecessary stress says makeup expert ishika taneja. It is important to start your head to toe beauty preparation three to four months before or at least two months before this also helps in preventing last minutes goof ups.
Read our exclusive guide to find out how Bridal Looks perfect on her big day.
A weekly pack of Multani mitts with a little sandalwood and aloe vera will refresh and rejuvenate your face. It also lightens the complexion drastically with visible results. Chase it with a quick toning with a hydrosol like rose water or hydrating mist.
“Bleaches are excellent to get flow on your face .Choose a good quality herbal or natural bleach that does not have any side effects” says Taneja.Keep your eyes bright for the flashlights and guests with daily 10 minutes relaxation break. Placing used tea bags or cucumber slices on your eyes will ease puffiness and dark circles.
“Once or twice a week, use a natural scrub or sugar and olive oil as a gentle exfoliator for a smooth skin. Don’t forget the rough dry skin on your elbows, knees, heels and ankles. “ says Mehta. A body message with a nutrient rich oil releases toxins and de-stress the mind. Follow it up with a bath with an herbal ubtan (good old besan mixed with rose water ) to detoxify and revitalize the skin. It works marvelously to tone the complexion and impart radiance.
A head massage with Ayurvedic oil is wonderful for root and scalp conditioning. After a wash and dry ,use hair mist enriched with essential oils to add luster. To avoid hair coloring disaster, don’t leave the procedure for the last minute. Consult your hair stylist at least for months in advance to determine the exact color your desire.
Your hands and nails will be the center of attention at the ceremony and reception. especially if mehndi is on the cards. Get your hands ready by rubbing a skin softening moisturizer or plain olive oil every night. A sugar scrub is also a good to get rid of dead skin. Don’t forget to follow up a scrub with a moisturizer. Restore the health of your nails with regular manicures and pedicures.
Apart from your eyes and hands, your toothiest grin will be on show at the ceremony and the reception. So let your teeth cleaned at the dentist at least two weeks before you tie the knot. Get into the habit of flossing and brushing twice every day. Your pearly whites will be captured for posterity in the wedding album and the millions of pictures your friends will shoot. So it may be a good idea to whiten your teeth beforehand with the products available with the chemist. If your teeth are very strained, consult your dentist.
(1). Cocoon Facial
In this beauty treatment the face is enveloped with a soft and nourishing cocoon of creams enriched with vitamin E and A and with hydro irons. The heat from the cocoon helps penetrate the ingredients deep into the skin and rejuvenate it inside and out, giving you a sparkling glow.
(2). Mineral Facial
This facial is enriched with the goodness of minerals.Loaded with zinc, magnesium, calcium and potassium. it oxygenates tired skin. The face has relaxed and healthy glow.
(3). Young Skin Mask
To be used after facial, this mask contains 95 percent collagen. Collagen is known to be food for the skin; it repairs skin cells and keeps it looking younger and firmer. It reduces pigmentation, fine lines and old marks .