There is so much to do before your big day. When it comes to beauty, radiance on the outside is just as important as how you feel on the inside. Here are a few suggestions to help maintain shimmer and brightness.
- SKIN: Lighten any spots or blemishes several months before, to insure a perfect flawless face. Try Elure Advanced Brightening Lotion $130 (elureskin.com) or Cle de Peau Beaute Brightening Serum Supreme $160 (cledepeau-beaute.com)
- TIME OUT: Weddings can be very stressful. Make sure you get plenty of rest the week of (8 hours each night) and treat yourself to a little time out to soak in a fragrant bath. LUSH Cosmetics Avobath Bath Bomb-Zingy lemongrass and fresh avocados for soft sexy skin $6.35 each (lushusa.com)
- ALL DAY STAY: Pictures are forever, so make them perfect with impeccable make- up that is long lasting. Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Matte Liquid Foundation with SPF 20 $66 (Dolcegabana.com). Make up For Ever HD Blush $26 (sephora.com) is a cream that melts into the skin for natural flush with staying power. Make up For Ever Smoky Extravagant $24 (sephora.com) Mascara gives volume, length and curl while it nourishes with B5; natural mineral pigments make it safe for sensitive eyes.
- BRIGHT LIPS MAKE WHITE TEETH: Brighter lipstick will make your teeth look whiter and your smile pop. Prepare your lips ahead of time by exfoliating them. Bliss Fabulips ‘Pout’-o-Matic $48 (blissworld.com) is a 450+ rotations per minute lip perfecting tool that uses a special sugar scrub to create soft full lips within a minute! Slather your lips after your treatment with Baume de Rose by Terry, Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Intense Long Wearing Lip Color $35 (chanel.com), Kanebo Sensai Collection the Lipstick in TSUYABENI 09 $55 (neimanmarcus.com) or MAC Mineralize Glass in Vibrant Vibe $22 (maccosmetics.com)
- EMERGENCY KIT: What about emergencies during the wedding? What will you need? Never fear, Minimergency Kit $16 (pinchprovisions) is here! This kit includes 21 must haves from clear polish to mending kits.
- PARTY FAVOR: Don’t forget a gift for your gracious wedding party. Lady Primrose’s Engraved Initial Body Crème $60 is available in four unique scents Tryst (white jasmine, lilies, fleur d’organgery, white florals), Royal Extract (honey, apple blossoms, amber, milk), Celadon (fresh crisp greens, lemon, bergamot, black currant) and Necture (mint, lily, jasmine, apple blossoms) This is a luxurious gift that has appreciation written all over it!
By Carla Menendez
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