The Secrets to Beautiful Skin
Every bride and groom wants their skin to
be the best possible on their wedding day. Start a new skin
care program now to ensure great results.
Your skin is the body’s largest organ.
It weighs between two and four kilos, covers between one and
two square metres and completely renews itself every seven
to ten weeks.
Your skin reflects your state of health,
being soft and smooth when well cared for, or dry and flaky
when taken for granted. To be the proud owner of beautiful,
soft, young-looking skin on your wedding day, you need to
take care of it.
Tips on skin care
- Drink 2 litres of water a day
- Enjoy a diet rich in fresh fruit and
- Try to have a sound, restful sleep
- Take high quality supplements including
a vitamin & mineral supplement and an Omega 3 essential
fatty acids supplement
- Practice a daily skin care regime
- Know your skin type
- Exercise regularly
- Keep stress levels to a minimum
- Limit intake of caffeine and alcohol
- Avoid excess exposure to extremes of
Daily Skin Care Regime
Men as well as women will see a marked improvement
in their skin if they follow a good skin care plan. Cleanse,
tone and moisturise daily. Then exfoliate and use a mask a
We all need to cleanse our face and neck,
morning and night. The accumulation of dead cells, perspiration
and make-up mixed with the grime in the atmosphere, clogs
up our pores and results in a dull and lifeless appearance.
After cleansing a toner is used to remove the last traces
of cleanser and tighten and tone the pores. Toner leaves the
skin feeling invigorated and cool.
Next use a moisturizer. Pollution, sunlight,
harsh weather, air conditioning and central heating remove
moisture from the skin. This causes dry and dull skin. Two
litres of water daily will hydrate your skin from the inside.
You should also add moisture from the outside. A good moisturizer
will help prevent your skin’s moisture from evaporating
into the atmosphere. All skin types, including oily, need
Extras to ensure a radiant skin
An appropriate exfoliant will remove dead
cells from the skin’s surface. This speeds up the production
of new cells. It also improves blood circulation, which gives
the skin a healthy glow.
Eye creams are designed for the sensitive
areas around the eye. Choose one that reduces puffiness, dark
circles and wrinkles.
It is better to use a day and a night cream.
They have different formulations. This will improve skin elasticity,
texture and appearance dramatically. During the night your
skin needs a special cream to rehydrate and rejuvenate skin
cells so that you wake up with a refreshed, softer complexion.
In the shower use a soap free body wash.
This is gentler on the skin and cuts down on cleaning the
Apply a cream, or spray on, body moisturizer to your whole
body after showering.
Follow this regime and you will have beautiful
skin on your wedding day and for the rest of your life.
Cheryl Haining is a skin care and
nutrition coach. She has her own successful business. Her
mission statement is to ensure all members of the bridal party
are at their optimum body shape, size and condition on the
wedding day. Contact Cheryl at www.radiantbride.info