It’s the part you’ve been looking forward to most dressing up like a princess! Keep an open mind and try on lots of different styles and colours. Lots of dresses have very little ‘hanger appeal’ but look fabulous on, so do take suggestions from sales consultants- they know what styles suit what shapes. It’s important to choose at this stage as to have a dress made, you need to place your order at least six months in advance.
Begin a regular skincare regime now and you’ll look youthful and refreshed come the big day, do not rely completely on make-up. No amount of make-up can make tired, dull skin look glamour’s and dewy. It is essential to have tailor-made facials done every four weeks in the months leading to the wedding this will not only improve your skin texture and complexion but also helps to relax, revives and eases stress. Drinking plenty of water and make sure you eat a balance diet that is high in vitamin-rich fruit and vegetables and avoid coffee and fizzy drinks. Keep to three regular meals a day. All these will help you to have a radiance skin but of course it’s important to treat your skin to a course of facials.
If your hair is shoulder-length or below you need to start having regular trims now to get your hair in shape. A quick trim once every five or six weeks will ensure that in nine months time you are free of split ends and frizz.
A trial for your hair and make-up is vital to have is like buying your wedding outfit; it will give you an out look of how you will look or want to look on your wedding day. It is important to take along with you your outfits, tiara, veil any other accessories, pictures from a magazine as a guideline of the type of hair and make-up you wish to create and a camera to take pictures once a trial is done. Whoever you book you need to trust your hair and make-up artist. Professional make-up artists use quality products which have long lasting formulas that designed to stay up to 12 hours.
The day before, you may well be a bundle of nerves by now, but it’s important to eat sensibly today to give you the energy you need next day. Keep your meals plain and simple, avoid spicy food, and garlic, and drink plenty of water. You need to make sure you’re in good shape tomorrow!
It’s a good idea to leave your nails until the last minute because they quickly show wear and tear. Keep fingernails short and simple – a classic French manicure always looks good and adds the final polish to your look. Wear flip-flops to and from the salon to avoid spoiling your newly manicured toenails.
You’re nearly there and it’s important to relax now and have an early night, even though the adrenaline is pumping and your nerves may be making it hard to settle! Spending the night with your maid of honour and mum is the perfect way to chill out.