Six months to D-Day? Don’t lose your mind… Calm your veins and cling on to our 6 Months Bridal Beauty Countdown and you’re all set!
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Six Months to go…
Bridal Beauty Countdown #10 – Shape it Up!
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- Start with shaping up your body, hit the problem areas first. All those pretty lehngas and cocktail dresses wont work a magic unless you’re in perfect shape!
- Get started with your exercise and yoga routine to go from nice to ‘niiiiiiiiiiice!’
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- Switch to a healthy diet full of nutrition, greens, fruits and start avoiding those fried fast foods you keep snacking on!
- Start drinking loads of water… and cut down on those soft drinks!
#9 – Hair Do!
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- Now is the perfect time to experiment with different hair colours and haircuts to discover what works best. If it works – great, if it doesn’t ditch it!
- Always consult a dermatologist before you start popping in hair & skin vitamin supplements.
#8 – Book ’em Crazy!
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- Book your hair and make-up stylists now – all the best hair and makeup professionals get booked months in advance. And you really don’t want to get turned down for lack of dates later!
- Most beauty professionals offer a bridal package with multiple events and trials included. So talk, reserach, read reviews and finalize your MUA now!
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3 Months to Go…
#7 – Hands on!
- Your hands and feet will be in focus my dear lady – think ring ceremony and that auspicious sasural entry! Start with regular manicure and pedicure sessions to keep them soft, shiny and glowing.
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#6 – Tick it Off!
- You’ve already finalized your Wedding outfits by now – so sit down and freeze your entire look, right from the hair-do to the accessories and nail colour!
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- Most importantly, do your Hair and Makeup trials – ask your MUA to pick brands that work best for your skin and hair and start using these brands. If something gives you allergies or doesn’t quite work, you still have time! Don’t forget to click a picture – you don’t want surprises later!
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Wedding Day is Just a Month away!
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#5 – Pearly Whites!
- Most of your close-ups have one thing in common – your teeth. Visit a dentist and get teeth whitening done, pronto! Picture-perfect pearly whites are a must have.
#4 – Hair & Care!
- Time for your final hair-cut and colour touch-ups – no experiments now!
- Stick to your healthy diet, and avoid fried, oily foods to keep unwanted guests like acne away
- Also, re-confirm your beauty appointments – VERY important!
One Week to your Wedding Day!
Take a deep breath and relax… your wedding functions are all going to start now!
#3 – Chill & Glow!
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- Get rid of all unwanted hair – waxing, threading, poof!
- Go for your final facial – and get some beauty sleep right there. Try to get yourself a nice relaxing full body massage session, to help ease the stress.
- Remember to deep cleanse your face after each ceremony – you don’t want clogged pores, breakouts and pimples popping up!
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Just a day to go, Beautiful Bride!
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The time has come… But worry not, most things are already in place!
#2 – Down to the Basics!
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- Drink as much as water as you can for a hydrated, fresh, glowing look on your face!
- Deep condition your hair with good old ‘oil’, it has to go through too much heat and chemicals tomorrow.
- Take a long relaxing bath – we all know you have hustled too much this week!
- Double check your ‘Emergency Beauty Kit’ to handle any last minute beauty worries and ask your favourite BFF to carry it for you! Must include –
- Same shade of lip-stick you are going to wear
- A wonderful body mist/perfume
- A cute little hand mirror
- Hair pins & Safety pins
Your Wedding Day!!!
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Yay, you made it alive and glowing to the big day!
Bridal Beauty Countdown #1 – Smile, Pout & Twirl!
- All you have to do now is relax, the more you smile – the better you look!
- Make sure you eat a good meal before settling yourself for a 3-4 hours makeup session.
- Smile, pout, twirl & enjoy every moment of it!
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Now that you’re armed with our Bridal Beauty Countdown, you can keep your worries aside & get from ‘Bridezilla’ to ‘Bridechilla’ in no time!
How are you going about with your beauty preps? Do share your beauty lists, secrets & favourites!