5 essential tips for winter brides

Published: December 20, 2017
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Every bride wants to look her best on the big day and with winter, it’s vital to take extra care of your skin. While brides make sure they get trained makeup and hair artists for their events, they often forget to take care of their skin.

Compiled from Times Now, here are five tips brides-to-be should follow for that perfect glow on their special day.

1) Moisturise

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Cold weather and low humidity levels result in dry air, which then steals moisture leaving the skin dry and lifeless. Therefore, using a good moisturiser, suitable for your skin type, is essential.

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Homemade hydrating masks can also provide moisture in the winter months. Adding natural nourishing ingredients like honey, avocado, yoghurt, olive, jojoba and almond oils, bananas, and aloe vera to the mask will help you experience smooth and soft skin instantly.

It’s a good idea to put on a hydrating serum or night mask before going to bed – it helps the skin breathe and gives it some much-needed nutrition.

2) Stay hydrated and eat healthy

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To get that healthy dewiness, drinking plenty of water is essential as it flushes away unwanted toxins in addition to the hydration. Eating healthy food is also crucial.

Additionally, ensure that you coat your skin with proper hydrating products like a mist or serum before applying makeup to allow your products to penetrate.

3) Exfoliate

Exfoliation works like magic to remove dry, dead skin instantly and make your skin glow. moisturiser penetrates easily on well-exfoliated skin, making it look soft, fresh and hydrated.

4) Create the perfect smile

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With winter, your lips tend to become dry and chapped. To get rid of dry skin, lightly exfoliate by rubbing sugar on wet lips in circular motions.

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After you exfoliate, use a lip balm or a healing cream, as this will not only make your lips smooth but also get the blood flowing and make your lips look a little fuller.

5) Get enough sleep

Sleeping is one of the best rewards you can give your skin. During your sleep cycle, your body repairs your skin. Deep breathing and meditation is also an important part of skin cleansing as breathing heavily in and out rejuvenates it.

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