The Best Wedding Prep Beauty Tips

In the lead up to your wedding day, there is so much to organise, from the venue, to the photographer, flowers, food, invitations, guest lists... then there is the dress... not to mention the shoes which are often harder than the dress! With all of this going on, it is easy to forget to take extra care of yourself.

I know for me running a business with small children, there is a lot of stress, not enough sleep or "me" time and it has taken its toll on my health and certainly on my complexion. 

The stress of planning a wedding - no matter how enjoyable it also is - can have the same effect for brides to be. 

So I have put together some of the best pre wedding beauty/health tip blogs (which mind you, some tips should be applied for all areas of life, i.e. stress management) for you to have a read of and get inspired by! So you can end up looking and feeling your best on the big day x x 

 

Vogue - Wedding Beauty Countdown: How to Prep by the Week

"One Month Prior

Invest in a Keratin Treatment If you have naturally rebellious or frizzy strands, go for an in-salon keratin treatment one month before the wedding so your texture is under control but hair doesn’t fall flat on the day, says hairstylist (and bridal pro) Ryan Cotton of New York City’s Serge Normant salon."

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Brides - How to Plan and Start a Wedding Beauty Regimen

"As stress weakens the immune system, chronic inflammation worsens." Excess anxiety can also disrupt your sleep, which in turn can lead to a gray, decidedly un-bridal, complexion. The fix? Do what you can to chill out, whether that means hitting a yoga class after work to guided meditation apps like Headspace and Omvana." 

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GRITTY PRETTY’S ELEANOR PENDLETON REVEALS HER WEDDING DAY BEAUTY PREP

24 MONTHS OUT - When Mat and I became engaged, my hair was shoulder length. I decided to grow it out immediately to give myself more options come our wedding day. I had regular trims (which for me is 3 months because I’m impossibly low-maintenance when it comes to my hair). My hair stylist Remington Schulz at Sydney’s Edwards & Co looked after me; and I used a hair mask once a week (usually Oribe or David Mallett). "

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GRITTY PRETTY - 6 BEAUTY APPOINTMENTS TO SCHEDULE BEFORE YOUR WEDDING DAY

"TEETH - When to start? Approximately one year out for straightening, and three weeks out for professional whitening.
Cost: $$$ – $$$$.
Info: You’d do well to get in early to see a cosmetic dentist. In your one on one consultation, discuss the different treatments available, what maintenance is involved... " 

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Love Prea x x