Bridal Beauty Regimen: Don’t Neglect Your Skincare


Bridal Beauty Regimen: Don’t Neglect Your Skincare

Sincerity, style 44051: Love illusion detailing? Who says it has to stick with the neckline, sleeves or back? This gorgeous crepe gown features intricate cutouts along the front sides of the bodice for a streamlined silhouette. This chapel length dress offers lace appliqués and a Queen Anne neckline for a sophisticated look. Available colors: Ivory/Nude (shown above), Ivory/Ivory. Available in numerous sizes.

New York Bride & Groom of Raleigh wants you to look radiant and feel fantastic in every way on your wedding day. The first step toward this is caring for your skin. Healthy skin is our most basic beauty secret so we need to care for it properly — and it’s never too late to start. Some things like using sunscreen and drinking enough water should become daily habits. Here are more tips to prep for your wedding day glow:

Don’t leave it until the last minute to think about your skin — the longer you have to correct any skin issues, the better! Using products that contain AHAs (exfoliating acids) will help to remove dead skin cells, which tend to build up and leave our complexions looking dull and lifeless. Removing this dead layer will leave your skin looking fresher and more vibrant. Just remember to use a good SPF to avoid exposed skin becoming damaged.

Don’t try any new products up to three weeks before your wedding — this includes skincare, hair care, make-up, and even washing powder! Any kind of a reaction, it could take a couple of weeks to calm down, which the last thing you need before your big day!

Start drinking green tea, preferably every day. Not only can this help with weight loss — alongside a good diet and exercise regime, of course – but many people swear by its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to help brighten the skin and reduce acne. Learn more skincare essentials at Wedding Ideas Mag


Watters by Wtoo, style Phaedra 10200: Take a new twist on an old favorite. The plunging neckline is the focal point of the beautiful Mikado bodice. Flirty layers of horsehair-finished tulle create movement and excitement for this flattering A-line ballgown. Available sizes: 00-32W. Available color: Ivory.

Look and Feel Your Best at NYB&G Raleigh

Our Triangle-centric salon has everything necessary to ensure that every member of the ceremony is decked out on your wedding day. Whether your vibe is chill and natural or over-the-top fashion forward, our expansive selection of premium bridal designers ensures we have something to suit every style and budget.

Since you’ll be showing some skin on your big day, make sure you are giving it ample nutrition to look its very best. Here’s more on that:

Eat Super Foods

No matter what your skin type is — oily, dry, normal or a combo — it craves water. Sure, drinking water helps, but snacking on naturally hydrating foods like watermelon works too. Other super foods for your face? Try grapefruit, cucumbers, tomatoes and kale.

Wear SPF 30…On Your Lips

It’s easier to prevent your lips from getting chapped than it is to repair them if they’re already dry and cracked. If you spend lots of time outdoors, especially in windy, sunny or cold weather, a thick balm with SPF 30 will keep your lips hydrated. Discover more tips from The Knot

Sottero and Midgley, style Georgina: Vintage Glamour seekers take note. This opulent sheath wedding dress showcases Swarovski crystal beading over tulle and bejeweled, cold shoulder sleeves. The plunging V neckline complements the illusion scoop back. Enjoy changing your look with the detachable back feature for the ultimate Hollywood touch. Crystal buttons over top of zipper closure. Available sizes: 0-28. Available colors: Ivory, Ivory over Soft Blush and Ivory over Light Gold.

A Little Planning Goes A Long Way

Securing your wedding dress, rental tuxedos and bridesmaid gowns well in advance at our one-stop shop enables you to relax and focus on other details, such as your skincare routine. When you have narrowed down the cut and style of everyone’s bridesmaid dresses, you can focus on key areas that will be on display. Book any invasive treatments well in advance to ensure optimum healing time. Read more prudent skincare tips below:

6 Months Before

Start laser hair removal treatments. If you’ve had a lifelong hatred for your mustache or want a smooth bikini line for your honeymoon, head in for your first appointment now. These treatments require six weeks in between each one so every hair (at each point in its growth cycle) is zapped.

Get that acne, hyperpigmentation, or rosacea under control once and for all. If a major skin care concern has been troubling you, visit your dermatologist to see what your options are. Issues more severe than the occasional blemish or fine line will take some time to treat. Read more timeline tips at Pop Sugar

New York Bride & Groom of Raleigh is the premier bridal salon in the Triangle with a selection of designer wedding dresses that is unmatched in the region. Come browse our 17,000 sq.ft. luxury salon at your convenience (no appointment needed) and let our full staff of knowledgeable bridal consultants help you find “The One.”

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