We are just gonna lay it out there. If there’s one thing that requires oodles of attention before your D-day, it’s your delicate skin. However, from finalizing the ensemble to overlooking the floral arrangements (while also ensuring your bae is living upto his promise of twinning), it’s easy to lose sight of the coveted glow. Sigh!
Yes, your wedding is all about marking an official onset of your story of happily-ever-after; however, wouldn’t you rather sport a healthy, glowing skin than looking washed-out and stressed? We thought so too. As the countdown begins, we are here to help you navigate the confusing transition from regular skin care to bridal skin care. Excited?
Bridal Skin Care Routine
Make notes as we spill the beans on acing that otherworldly glow for your big day and the forthcoming bright future ahead.
On your lazy days, you would probably just go with a sloppy approach for your facial cleanse. Sorry honey, you can’t afford to be skimpy with this basic yet key step now. Massage the product into your skin with gentle pressure for at least 30 seconds before you give up. This will ensure a clean slate so the products ahead can penetrate optimally into your skin and give better results.
Nykaa Recommends: The Face Shop Jeju Volcanic Lava Cleansing Foam
You don’t want blackheads and whiteheads overstaying their welcome anymore. Your best bet at not letting that happen is regular exfoliation. This will help uncover new skin cells by buffing away dead skin cells thereby preventing clogged pores and resulting in fewer breakouts. Plus, it also boosts better absorption of creams and other products.
Nykaa Recommends: Mamaearth Charcoal Face Scrub For Oily Skin & Normal skin With Charcoal & Walnut
3. Facial Mask
The thing about facial masks is that we all know it helps but who has got the time right? No. If you are looking for dramatic results in limited time before your bridal entry, regular use of facial mask is a positive step in that direction. The way we see it, a facial in fact gives you an excuse to carve out some me time. Simply put on your favorite mask, grab a good book and feel rejuvenated after 10 minutes. You skin will thank you.
Nykaa Recommends: Nykaa Skin Secrets Pearl + Hyaluronic Acid Sheet Mask
4. Tone And Moisturize
This last step has always seemed easy to skip. You wouldn’t skip, if you knew it’s a key move in the age-defying process. So, before you retire for the night, don’t forget your toner and moisturizer, in that order. If you are ready to go the extra mile, bring yourself a jade roller for the extra pampering your skin needs. Pass on some love to the deeper layers of your skin by massaging with a facial oil or cream for at least 3 minutes.
Nykaa Recommends: Plum Green Tea Alcohol-Free Toner, Lakme Peach Milk Soft Creme Moisturizer
Bridal Facial Kits
From environmental aggressors to last-minute stressors, there are a lot of factors that can be potentially up against the bride. Here’s a lowdown on the best bridal facial kits to save you from spending extra on your next dermat appointment
If you don’t intend to further dip into your savings but still fancy a dreamy glow on your big day, fret not, it’s possible. The Jovees Bridal Brightening Facial Kit with its active team of cleanser, scrub, massage cream, face masque and brightening cream can make it happen. When used in conjunction, the products work to eliminate dead skin cells and illuminate your skin— without breaking the bank!
First things first: healthy skin that’s free of bacteria and impurities is the main goal when prepping your skin for the wedding. Nature's Essence Bridal Kit Glow Facial offers just that and how? Packed with Aroma Gel, Oxypeel Scrub, LA base, and bridal pack, this kit is your answer to moisturized, clear and glowing complexion. While the rest clear and hydrate your skin, the LA base works at imparting an enviable radiance to your face.
What professional skin-care help? You can gear up for the date with just the NutriGlow Ultra Rich Instant Bridal Glow Facial Kit and we are not kidding. After all, it has got the cleanser to clarify, scrub to decongest, cream to moisturize, and mask to rejuvenate. Not just that, it also includes a 5-in-1 rotating facial massager that can help reveal your youthful glow. We were sold too when we first heard about it.
Budget’s tight but facial treatment still on top of your bridal checklist? The Aroma Magic 7 Step Bridal Glow Facial Kit comes with revitalizing face pack, revitalizing skin serum, face cleanser, exfoliating gel, nourishing cream, hydrating gel and sunscreen, all of which enhance your skin’s natural glow. The detoxifying ingredients pave the way for smoother texture. Think of it as an at-home route to radiant and polished skin.
A multi-tasking skin treatment can help yield results that you’ve probably been trying since your teenage years. Enter: Niconi Radiance Glow Fiacal Kit. Packed with cleansing cream, scrub, massage cream, extract gel, wet face pack and, face serum, the combination can significantly improve your skin tone. How? The ingredients work deep beneath skin to stimulate the skin's natural turnover process and reveal dewier complexion.
Skin care emergencies just before the wedding day can be a nightmare for any bride. This is why it’s essential to have a reliable skin prep regimen. This is where the O3+ Bridal Facial Kit for Radiant & Glowing Skin with its 10 step regimen comes in. The results are exceptional. Brightening? Check. Moisturizing? Check. Clarifying? Check. De-tanning? Check. Side note: You might want to lean on it for that lit-from-within glow even after your bridal days are past.
If you are looking for a bridal facial kit that packs a punch without a skin-sloughing formula, your search ends here. The VLCC Gold Single Facial Kit For Luminous & Radiant Complexion is loaded with ingredients like 24K Gold Bhasma, Rose Petal Extracts, Turmeric And Aloe Vera that melt into your skin and help reveal its natural luminosity. Supple and radiant skin, here we come.
Say aye and raise your hands if you have always heard the term ‘pearl like glow’ but are yet to experience. If you are one of them, meet the Olivia Pearl Brightening Facial Kit which takes you closer to that radiant glow. It includes a 5-step facial kit comprising a cleanser, scrub, massage cream, face pack and anti-wrinkle serum. Enriched with Pure Pearl Bhasma and Vitamin B3, the products provide a skin conditioning treatment that restores glow and moisture. Brb. Adding to cart.
Bridal Skin Care Tips
Here’s a lowdown on bridal skin care tips.
- At the risk of sounding cliché, drink plenty of water. Even if this means keeping a sipper next to you as a reminder, go ahead and do it because hydrated skin equals to a glowing complexion.
- Honestly, you are finally going to be with the love of your life and this should be a reason enough to stress less and sleep more. If you are still unfamiliar with the words ‘sound sleep’, here’s some news flash. No beauty treatment, expensive or not, is complete without 8 hours of beauty sleep.
- On weekends that will be spent indoors as a break from all the frenzied shopping, get crafty with DIY face packs and work towards clarifying and prepping your skin for the D-day.
- Consider switching to a skin-friendly diet that works in alignment with your skin goals rather than defy it. Include turmeric, beetroot, carrot, legumes, pistachios, broccoli, tomatoes and dark chocolate in your diet.