In reel or real, winter brings a joyful wedding season along with Christmas and new year. A big fat Indian wedding prep almost a year ago. Catering, decoration, muhurat, makeup, outfit- so much to do at once. With all this hustle, we all end up neglecting our skincare routine, especially for the bride and groom. Taking instant facial appointments and chemical treatments may harm your skin in the long term. So this wedding season, ditch the chemicals, and let's give your skin a chance to regain its natural glow.
The bride and groom are the centre of attention on her wedding day. They've got a lot to worry about — from choosing the perfect dress to planning the perfect honeymoon — and she needs to look stunning for all the photos.
Here are a few tips to restore your natural glow during the wedding season:
1 . Diet essentials:
You can start your diet at least 4-5 months prior to your wedding.
- As a thumb rule of any diet plan, drink at least 3-4 litres of water daily.
- Instead of following any particular diet plan with specific restrictions, stick to simple homemade low-calorie food with a lot of green veggies and fruits. This will help you get all the nutrients you need to feel your best on your big day.
- Don't skip meals; it can lead to overeating later on, so make sure to eat regular, balanced meals throughout the day.
- Limit processed and sugary foods; it can contribute to pimples or skin breakouts.
- Prepare herbal teas in a glass infuser bottle; it will cleanse your skin cells inside out.
What is the use of an infuser bottle?
Infuser water bottles are reusable bottles designed to infuse any particular flavour into the water. You can use it to make herbal teas and fruit juices. These bottles enhance the taste of any flavoured water.
How do you use a glass tea infuser bottle?
- Remove the lid and take the infuser.
- Fill the bottle with water.
- Fill the infuser with dried tea leaves and place it back in the bottle.
- Close the lid and keep the bottle upside down for 2 minutes.
- Remove the tea leaves from the infuser before drinking.
2. Detox water:
This term is not just any social media buzz; it tops the list for a reason. Detox water not only keeps your body cool but also collagen production. In addition, detox water includes nutritious fruits and veggies that boost hydration, immunity, and energy level.
Is it necessary to make detox water in a glass bottle?
Detox water can be made in any bottle, but the ones infused in glass bottles offer a richer flavour. Also, the BPA compound in plastic bottles might harm your health and the environment, but glass bottles are one of the most convenient eco-friendly options.
TheBetterHome's glass infuser sipper contains premium borosilicate glass and is easy to carry. So, you can keep sipping on the detox water throughout the day while running errands for your D-Day. This bottle comes with a sleeve that prevents condensation from dripping.
3. Use skincare products with natural ingredients:
The bride should use products that are designed specifically for sensitive skin or those containing natural ingredients. For example, she may want to try a facial cleanser that doesn't contain sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), which can dry the skin and cause irritation. She also should avoid products that contain fragrances or alcohol, which can aggravate her skin and cause redness or irritation.
Can natural products have any side effects?
That totally depends on your skin type. Every ingredient is not suitable for all skin types. Before trying out any product, you can consult a dermatologist.
4. DIY skincare remedies:
Here are some of the common homemade skincare remedies to snatch the spotlight on your wedding day:
- Add a pinch of turmeric with 2 tsp chickpea flour.
- Add 1-2 tsp of yoghurt and mix well.
- Apply evenly on your face and neck.
- Let it rest for 15 minutes.
- While rinsing off, keep massaging your face in a circular motion.
- Mash one banana and add 1 tsp honey.
- Combine and spread it all over your face.
- Leave it for 10 minutes before washing.
- Ground some mint leaves.
- Mix 1/2 cup papaya with mint paste.
- Apply the mixture and leave it for 10 minutes.
Apply sunscreen everyday:
Apply sunscreen every day — especially if you plan on spending time outdoors. If possible, wear high SPF (Sun Protection Factor) formulas like physical sunscreens instead of chemical ones because they won't absorb into your skin as easily and will last longer in water or sweat (which can cause breakouts).
Some instant hacks for wedding day:
Do not wear heavy makeup before the wedding. Makeup can clog pores and cause breakouts. If you have oily skin, consider wearing a powder foundation or a setting spray instead of foundation. This will keep your skin looking fresh all day long without adding extra weight to it.
Use oil-free moisturize:
Use an oil-free moisturizer as often as possible while you're getting ready for your wedding day. Oil-free moisturizers are formulated without oil, so they don't clog pores or cause breakouts. They also moisturize dry areas of the body like heels and elbows without feeling greasy or sticky on those areas.
Use sunscreen before makeup:
Apply a thin layer of sunscreen, even if it's an evening party. The SPF will also protect your skin from all the flashlights and bright lights that you use for photoshoots.