So much of wedding-beauty prep requires a ton of work: from skin treatments to intense hair and face regimens. But for some brides, these pre-nuptial tasks can feel as daunting as the wedding planning itself. Here, some low-maintenance beauty routines that will leave you feeling and looking great with minimal effort.
Use overnight masks
Don't want to deal with putting on a mask and then removing it minutes later? Overnight masks do all the work while you're catching ZZZs. Just place your head on the pillow and by the time you wake up your skin will be looking healthier and fresher than ever.
Go to bed with a clean face
Never— ever— go to sleep with your makeup on. Make sure to, at the very least, use a cleansing wipe to remove the excess makeup and dirt so your skin can go to work repairing any damage as you sleep.
Put on SPF and moisturizer daily
Protecting your skin from the sun and making sure it's properly moisturized will only add your big-day glow. No sunburns or dry skin here!
Also use a moisturizing body wash
Do double duty in the shower to ensure your skin all over feels just as good as it does on your face. To get your whole body glowing, try trading up your body wash for one that's extra-moisturizing (like Dove Deep Moisture) while regularly exfoliating as well.
Drink more water
Gulping down some good ol' H20 before your wedding will help clear your complexion and make your skin glow more than ever! Plus, it'll help you metabolize your food better and keep you feeling fuller, making your wedding-day weight goal that much more attainable.
Get more sleep
They don't say beauty rest for nothing! Adding an extra hour or so a night to your sleep cycles will only leave you looking more rested and radiant for the big day.