Beauty Tips for Every Bride
By Trina Remedios
As the wedding countdown begins, brides panic! Looking their best is one of their major concerns and every bride's dream. But it requires a little bit of TLC. Ideally a beauty regime planned out at least 6 months prior to the D day would be recommended, but don't lose heart. Even within a short notice of 1 month you can look that all glowing all dewy blushing shy bride with our simple easy to follow home tips.
Indian Bridal Tips for Women
Lets get started:
Skin is the most essential part of your body which needs extra care. A glowing bride needs to have a fabulous skin which you can attain by following certain basic rules.
Start the healing process Inside out. The following will not only take care of your face but your entire body.
Drink at least 12 glasses of water during the day
Stay away from aerated drinks and instead grab a glass of fruit or vegetable juices.
Buttermilk is also a good option
Eat healthy, include lots of fiber, proteins and milk in your diet.
Cleanse tone and moisturize should be your daily mantra
Give your body the rest it needs, i.e sleep min of 8 hrs each day. Your skin will renew itself while you sleep. The reason why we call it beauty sleep.
Apply a thin layer of honey mixed with lemon juice to get rid of the tan and naturally moisturize. This can be applied on all types of skin.
If you have dry skin, add a little almond oil to honey, you can also apply fresh cream with a pinch of turmeric to reveal the glow.
Milk is a natural cleanser, apply it as it is or mix it will a little mashed / grated apple for normal to oily skins.
No one can go wrong with Grandma's recipe of gramflour, cream and turmeric mixed together. Apply this paste for half an hour and wash it off with luke warm water to get a soft glowing complexion.
Exfoliation is the key to super soft velvety skin. You can use brown sugar / white sugar, orange peel powder or even regular salt to scrub away those dead cells. Just add it with your regular facewash. People with dry skin can add 1 or 2 drops of almond oil / coconut oil to it. Exfoliation once a week after a bath ensures a super soft baby skin.
Hands and feet are the most neglected yet most visible parts that draw attention.
Proper care is necessary to keep them soft and smooth.
A manicure and pedicure every 10 days is a must for the bride to be. You can it done at a professional saloon once a month and touch it up yourself at home. With few simple steps. Soak your hand and feet in warm water with lemon, glycerin and rose water added to it. You can also add salt for relaxation. Clean up your nails and buff away the dead skin, pat dry with a hand towel and moisturize with a hand cream. Viola! You now have hands you can flaunt.
Apart from the above, apply cream generously every day all over hands and feet before retiring to bed. If you have problem of cracked feet, then you should take extra care and apply a cracked heel cream on the affected areas.
How can we forget hair when we are talking of brides. Soft shiny and lustrous hair is every girl's wish. With a little care you can achieve it. Invest in a good shampoo and conditioner. Keep your scalp clean with regular shampoo. Also try out the following homemade packs and conditioners that are a hit among women and have proved to be effective.
Oiling your hair is important to retain the moisture and shine. Apply warm oil and wrap your scalp with a warm towel (Towel dipped in hot water and wrung dry). Leave it on for an hour and shampoo. For frizzy or extra dry hair use Olive oil.
After a wash, rinse your hair with white vinegar or apple cider vinegar as your last rinse.
Apply a pack of curd mixed with a little mayonnaise for super soft and shiny hair.
Another simple hair pack is black coffee. Brew a cup of coffee and apply it all over as a pack, and rinse. You will not only have shiny hair but it will also leave a nice aroma too.