GLOWING DOWN THE AISLE!



GLOWING DOWN THE AISLE!

Being a bride is the most beautiful experience you will ever have. So, it's important to look your most beautiful self on your “THE DAY”. Now, don’t worry we are here to help you no matter which kind of bride you are.

The ‘Planner’ Bride

Six months to go!

It’s always better to be prepared for important events and if you are a bride with skin that needs some extra care and treatments starting early is a must for you. Professional treatments for sunburns, patchy skin, pigmentation or scars can take a long time and the skin needs time to heal after them. But if you are someone who is not a fan of chemical treatments then ayurvedic treatment oils are a good alternative. Getting regular massages can also help to attain deeply nourished skin along with relaxation. 

This is also the ideal time to get into that bridal regime. Six months is ample time to get results. Here are a few essential tips:

1) Follow a healthy diet

The most important thing brides-to-be should remember is to not starve! Crash diets often lead to sudden weight gain rather than weight loss. Slowly exclude sugar and carbs from your diet and include fruit, green vegetables and proteins. Junk food can cause breakouts and bloating. Remember to sip on as many liquids as possible, coconut water, detox water and green teas can make all the difference.

Pro tip: Keep some healthy snacks like baked kale chips, fruits or fox nuts when out for wedding shopping to avoid eating junk. 

2)Achieve facial-glow at home.

Normally, we would recommend a facial here but due to these ‘unprecedented’ times, it’s better to stay home. Don’t worry a good skincare routine can make all the difference in the world. Start by using a face wash that is chemical-free, suits your skin type and targets your skin’s issues. After washing your face apply serum as they penetrate deep into your skin and are great for tackling specific skin issues. They also prep the skin for the moisturizer and help to extract maximum benefits from it. End the routine with a moisturizer that suits your skin. Have a different day and night routine. 

Pro tip: A night cream is a must-have in your night routine as they have a higher concentration of ingredients that work overnight to enhance cell turnover, hydrate and moisturize the skin.

Products to look out for: Body Cupid Anti-Aging Night Cream

3) Invest in a good bath!

Baths are a good way of relaxing as well as getting the perfect skin by investing in the right products. The normal wash and rinse are not enough months before the wedding. This is the time to bring out the exfoliation scrubs. Exfoliating your body is a good way to remove dirt, dead cells and pollutants from your skin. Using a premium scrub like Body Cupid 24k Gold will do wonders as it’s enriched with fine gold mica which gives you an exceptional bridal glow.

Pro tip: Use a shea-based body butter that is chemical-free for moisturized and dewy skin.

Products to look out for: Body Cupid Shea with Argan Oil Body Butter

The ‘Balanced’ Bride

Three months to go!

Some brides don’t want to spend a lot of time planning and we get it. Here’s a list of few quick things you can do:

1)  Get -sweat – glow!

If you haven’t already started, there is still enough time to get into a workout routine. Sweating helps flush out impurities in the dermal layer and enhances the skin tone, clarity and texture. The antibiotics present in sweat combat bacteria and reinforce the cleansing process. It improves blood circulation and mental health.

2) Up your hair game

Hair is just as important as skin for weddings so don’t ignore them. Always remember to oil your hair overnight before shampooing as oil adds essential vitamins and nutrients to your hair follicles and makes them frizz-free and stronger. Opt for Keratin based shampoos as they are amazing for healing damaged hair and makes them silky and shiny. Go for chemical-free products. Shampoos are for cleaning but it’s the conditioner that makes the hair manageable and soft. Don’t forget to use keratin-based conditioners too for the best results.

Products to look out for- Body Cupid Red Onion and Fenugreek Seed Extract Hair Oil, Body Cupid Keratin Shampoo and Body Cupid Keratine Conditioner

3) Beauty sleep and water are your best friends

Brides need to get their beauty sleep. No matter how busy your days are getting, 8-10 hours of sleep is a must, to keep those tired eyes and dark circles at bay. There is no shortcut for a fresh and well-rested face. In addition to sleeping, drink as much water as you can. Set reminders to drink water and say hello to soft and supple skin and lips.

It’s almost here

One month to go!

Some quick tips for the last few days.

  • Never leave home without a sunscreen
  • Don’t try something drastic and new. Stick to your basic cleansing, toning and moisturizing routine.
  • No matter how tired you are NEVER sleep with makeup on.
  • Do not forget to take special care of your nails. Use castor oil to moisturize the nail bed and the cuticle area.

There are thousands of things that you need to do but don’t ignore your health. It’s important to be safe in these times. Trust your instincts and remember the most important thing is to enjoy and have fun as these days won't come again.

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