Natural Beauty

Every bride wants her big day to be perfect.  Every detail should be perfect- the dress, the flowers, the décor, everything. However, the way a bride feels should be the most important.  We all know that planning a wedding can be stressful and time consuming, so in the days leading up to your big day you should pay extra attention to our skin, hair and overall wellness.

Beauty Image Credit Wedding Salon
For your wedding day, don't just count on stylists! Beauty starts with you. (Credit:The Wedding Salon)

Here are some easy at-home tips for brides on any budget to help with your wedding day glow!

For that perfect glow, make sure to wash your face twice a day with warm water and a gentle soap.  Also, be sure to use a gentle exfoliator once a week in the months leading up to your wedding. Avoid eating oily foods and foods that are high in sodium and sugar.  Most importantly, make sure you drink plenty of water and eat lots of fruit and vegetables which help cleanse your body and keep your skin clean and glowing.

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The coolness of the the cucumber slices work wonders on puffy eyes

To make sure you don’t get dark circles and puffy eyes on your big day, put cucumber on your eyes once a week, for a month, leading up to your big day.  Cucumber helps alleviate dark circles and gets rid of any puffiness as it cools your eyes and hydrates your skin.

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Natural sources of essential oils can be utilized for quick home treatments

If you’re on a budget, no need to spend hours at a salon purchasing expensive treatments.  With this simple “Hair Salad” you can give yourself a conditioning treatment within the comfort of your home.  For this perfect hydrating “Hair Salad,” create a mixture in a bowl that consists of a beaten egg, mashed avocado, yogurt and some olive oil.   Egg Yolk is the most important ingredient as it consists of Vitamins A, D and E in addition to a few vitamins from the B group. B-vitamins are mostly responsible for hemoglobin which increases the amount of oxygen and improves blood circulation, preventing hair loss. In addition, eggs have fatty acids that help add shine to your tresses.  Together, these natural products promote hair growth, help thicken hair and add extra shine making you feel relaxed and fabulous!

Use our home fixes and cleansing techniques to get that natural glow for your wedding day! (Credit CarrieandDanielle.com)
Use our at-home fixes and cleansing techniques to get that natural glow for your wedding day! (Credit CarrieandDanielle.com)