Getting Started

Flawless skin

Start a skincare regimen at least six months before your wedding day. If you don't already have one, find a dermatologist who will help get you on track.

Skin savers

Purchase the right products for your skin type. Harsh scrubs or cleansers will only make sensitive skin break out more, while mild cleansers won't effectively clean oily skin.

Schedule spa time

Get regular facials at a reputable salon (seek recommendations from friends and fellow brides in your area).

Sun safety

Remember to wear sunscreen every day. Using a moisturizer with a built-in SPF (15 or higher) is a foolproof way to make sure you incorporate it into your daily routine.

Take care of your skin from the inside

Don't forget that healthy skin doesn't only come from cleansers and moisturizers. Eat right, exercise and get plenty of sleep.

Give good face

Use makeup to accent your best feature. Draw attention to your eyes, for example, by using subtly contrasting colors (think slate blue for brown eyes and soft violet for blue eyes).

A bit bolder

Your wedding day is not the time to attempt a new look—you want to feel comfortable in your own skin. But understand you’ll want to apply your makeup slightly heavier than normal, since photographs can make you look washed out.

Take care of your hands

Starting weekly manicures at least two months prior to your wedding will give you the healthiest nails possible. Apply cuticle oil and moisturizer regularly at home.

Smile pretty

Visit your dentist for professional whitening treatments, or use whitening toothpaste and a do-it-yourself bleaching kit at home.

Wax

Schedule final waxing appointments a week before your big day. If you’ve never had your eyebrows shaped, start two months in advance to perfect the look.

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