It will indeed be a special day and all the eyes are indeed going to be on the bride. While one may be preparing for a lot of things in advance in order to ensure one’s D-Day does pass off well, one would like also to have a glowing skin before one gets married. For most of the brides-to-be, one of the biggest concerns is indeed getting the perfect makeup and getting the perfect look on one’s D-Day and the bride’s skin must look clean and healthy enough.
This does not imply that one has a flawless skin throughout, but even if one skin has imperfections as well as flaws, there are several ways to ensure there will be indeed minimized or even go away, by the time one’s wedding day arrives.
1. Eating Watermelon:
The first step towards having a clean and glowing skin is definitely to make sure one has plenty of water. The idea is to keep the body hydrated. One has to plenty of watermelons, which is, of course, a great source of hydration for one’s skin. One can have grapefruits, broccoli, and lettuce.
2. Start Prepping One’s Skin In Advance:
Give one’s skin some time to get ready, at least 3 months prior to the big day. One must start looking after the skin.
For brides who are in their 20s, one can suffer from acne and skin discoloration from the sun. Go for deep-cleaning facials at least once a month that will help prep up the skin.
After one crosses 25, one’s skin requires regular exfoliation in order to help improve the overall texture of one’s skin.
In addition to good food, one’s skin will indeed benefit from a few essential supplements such a good multi-vitamin, Co-Q10 that does increase metabolic efficiency and also improves heart health as well as Omega-3 (found in fish oil) that is indeed good for the heart, eyes, brain, skin as well as overall health.
Make use of a good moisturizer each day, at least twice, over one’s face and all over one’s body. Also do make sure one does give extra attention to areas that are indeed excessively dry such as elbows, knees, feet, and hands.
No beauty treatments will rather work on the skin until and unless one has a good 8 hours sleep every night. Do make sure one is sleeping well.
8. Clean Makeup Brushes:
There will indeed be many pre-wedding celebrations which one has to attend and one has to ensure that one’s makeup and hair does look good. One needs to shampoo the hair, brush it well and also avoid bacterial on the skin. One needs to brush one’s face as well. It is better to make use of brushes to avoid any bacteria build-up on one’s skin. Wash them with shampoo, rinse as well as hang to air-dry with the bristles facing down.
9. Home Made Face Packs:
One can try some of these home-made packs for a glowing skin:
a. Brightening mask
- This is for improving complexion for normal skin
- Mix a tsp of gram flour, the pinch of turmeric powder, few drops lime juice, 1/2 tsp each of olive oil as well as milk.
- Apply it on the face and leave on for half an hour. Then wash off.
b. Treating Acne and Pimples
Wash and then grind a few mint leaves and then make a smooth paste. Apply all over one’s face in the night. Wash off in the morning.
c. Clay Pack for Oily Skin
Take some clay powder (Multani mitti) and then add rosewater in order to make a thin paste. Apply over one’s face and then leave it on till completely dry. Wash it off with water.
d. Sandalwood and Rosewater Pack For Oily Skin:
It is nice to have a radiant, glowing complexion that can remove blemishes or pimple marks. Mix 1 spoon sandalwood powder with rosewater in order to make a paste. Apply over one’s face as well as neck. Wash off when it is completely dry.
e. Milk Powder and Lemon Juice Pack For Dry Skin:
Take about a spoon of milk powder and few drops of lemon juice. Prepare a paste and then apply it on one’s face.
Wash it off after 20 minutes.
10. Power Food for Glowing Skin:
Few beneficial foods that will indeed help one to get that glowing skin:
Salmon: Contains essential omega-3 fatty acids to keep one’s skin supple, hair healthy and one’s nails strong.
Pistachios: Pistachios or kinds of pasta do help nourish hair as well as scalp.
Cinnamon: Stimulates one’s blood circulation
Turmeric: Heals up one’s sun-damaged skin
Dark chocolate: Helps decrease one’s sun sensitivity
Peppermint: Good for digestion
Beetroot: High in vitamin A, potassium, sodium, calcium as well as vitamin E which are good for one’s skin to be healthy.
Brown Rice: It does help regulate sugar levels in one’s body
Legumes: Peas, beans, lentils are good for digestion. They are high in fiber and are good detoxifying agents. They are good for one’s clean skin.
Garlic: It helps in getting rid of skin infections
Broccoli: Packed with antioxidants that do add a glow to one’s skin. It is high in omega-3 fatty acids, calcium as well as folate content.