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All brides look fabulous on their wedding day .
Some exceptionally lucky brides-to-be are just naturally good looking. But most have to put a little bit of effort in if they want to look their very best.
It's not fair; it's never been fair.
It's just the way it is!
On the bright side, getting prepared for the big day can be fun for brides. They also have the help of many professionals who work in the
fields of appearance medicine and beauty therapies such as massage, facials, manicures, waxing, hair removal, eyebrow shaping
and tinting, eyelash tinting, detoxifying body wraps and other treatments and regimes.
Also in the wings are professionals in makeup artistry. hairdressing. health and fitness.
Gyms offer specialised programmes that assist with fitness and dietary issues, but unless she is already attending a facility regularly the bride-to-be needs a good lead-in time to gain results.
Any skin problems need to be addressed at least six months in advance. Many brides do not have the time or opportunity to gain a natural tan, particularly early on in the summer season.
This is where tanning systems come in. Those with fairer skin usually prefer self-tanning creams or a professional spray tan. But before brides and their attendants step into the tanning bay a trial run is urged for a good skin match. Check that the system has components that guard against that gruesome orange look. Less fair brides may choose vertical tanners or sunbeds to provide a glowing, natural skin. When it comes to makeup, keep things natural on the day unless makeup is always quite dramatically applied. The temptation to try new makeup
tricks should be avoided unless they are subtle!
Remember that cream gowns often have the effect of draining colour from the face. Makeup artists can counteract this with subtle adaptations in colour tones. Like the other professionals involved they want brides to look the most stunning they can be on their day.
TIP: Many brides-to-be do not wear makeup on a daily basis. This is where makeup artists come into their own by advising what to use, how to apply it and/or completing the makeup on the wedding day.