Beauty

How to get your wedding body in less than 3 month

Wedding workout

Is your big day fast approaching but still want to shift a few pounds? Stuart Taylor, Founder of PerfecTone shares some last minute advice for blushing brides-to-be on how to get your wedding body.

It’s the moment you’ve been dreaming of since you were a little girl. It’s the day that you will remember forever. It’s that once in a blue moon chance to bring all of your loved ones together at the same time, in one place. This is the day that you will stand opposite the love of your life and say the words ‘I do’. On such a sentimental occasion, don’t you deserve to look and feel the best you ever have?

Pristine locks – check. 

Perfectly contoured make up – check. 

“The dress” – check. 

“The wedding day body” – not ‘quite so’ check. 

Top tips for a wedding day glow

Daiva wedding skin expert

Daiva, founder of Daiva’s Beauty, talks to us about how to get the perfect wedding day skin. So you will glow on your wedding day.

Everyone wants beautiful, youthful firm skin - and especially on the wedding day. When your skin is not properly maintained for a long time, your make-up not will help perfectly as we wish! That is why, if you want to look flawless on wedding day, you should take care of your skin as soon as possible. These steps are ideal to add into your routine and habits for every single day. 

Wedding Hair Trends for 2018

Flowers in hair wedding

For brides-to-be choosing your dream wedding dress is always regarded as the ultimate, agonising choice, but deciding how to wear your wedding hair for your big day definitely comes close second. 

In a bid to offer some guidance and advice, the hair and beauty specialists at online retailer Hairtrade.com have compiled a list of five wedding hair trends that are expected to be popular amongst brides in 2018. 

Choosing anything to do with your big day is a huge decision that requires careful thought and deliberation, but anything concerning the bride and groom’s appearance often takes precedence over everything else. 

Create Beautiful Bridal Nails for your Wedding Day

Bridal Nail Dr Remedy

Don't forget your bridal nails - Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, it is important that you feel happy, relaxed and confident so you are able to enjoy this special day. Organising a wedding can become a huge task from selecting the venue to organising the flowers, wedding rings, wedding cake, wedding cars, bridal dress, bridesmaid dresses, bridal hair and make-up, the list is endless! Once you have started your wedding preparations, it is time to turn your attention to your bridal nails to ensure they look their best when you exchange rings and say ‘I do’. 

Lose weight for your wedding and life with LighterLife

Leah before and after

At the end of last year, Kent bride Leah Jones married her partner Richard wearing her dream wedding dress. The dress not only symbolised the best day of her life but also achieving her greatest goal of losing over 6 stone. Leah found her gown at the infamous Confetti and Lace and will be appearing on hit TV show Say Yes to the Dress this summer, you’ll be able to see her big day from start to finish. If you’re slimming down for the gown and are in need of some inspiration, read Leah’s story to find out how she did it, with lighterlife.

5 simple grooming tips for bridegrooms

Stuart Miles

Grooming for the big day is so important to look healthy, handsome and your best. For the same reason that grooms are proud to see their stunning bride walk down the aisle, often a bride may want the groom to have put the effort in and not just with his clothing. The wedding day photos will be with you forever and grooming has never been more important. Vows and Venues spoke with Stuart Miles the UK's leading anti-ageing expert and founder of MilesYounger.com  to get his top tips for bridegrooms to look their best, not just during the ceremony, but all day.

Use semi permanent makeup for your big day

Samantha Trace treatment room

By Browologist and Semi Permanent MakeUp Expert - Samantha Trace. Your wedding day is one of the most important day's of your life. One that you dream about growing up knowing that when your special day came, you would want to feel your most beautiful.

From the dress, to the hair and make up and the shoes that glide you down the aisle, everything is perfectly chosen and part of that magical feeling.  That also goes for your eyebrows!

The benefits of a Training App to get wedding fit

Prime Body app

by Tim Blakey, Personal Trainer & Physiotherapist & founder of PR1MEBODY. Once the wedding planning gets underway, brides begin to find themselves with an increasingly hectic schedule in the lead up to their big day. And more often than not, it's the area they deem to be the most important that suffers the consequences of running out of time... All brides want to look ravishing and feel on top of the world on their wedding day. Adopting and sticking to a fitness and nutritional regime that can ensure they meet their goals can be stressful, time consuming and costly. Here are a few reasons why downloading and using a training app, at the gym or at home, might be a bride's best bet to getting wedding fit.

Aesthetic trends that will dominate the bridal world in 2018

Aesthetic trends 2018

Award winning Aesthetic Practitioner Dr Rekha Tailor, of Health & Aesthetics, takes a look at the Aesthetic trends that will dominate the bridal world in 2018. She comments “The popularity of cosmetic and aesthetic procedures has continued to experience steady and continual growth during 2017. This is set to continue throughout 2018 as procedures that appeal to a broader patient audience of both sexes, demographic groups and that treat a more diverse spectrum of body areas continue to make an appearance on the market.

Get healthy for your wedding with pre wedding drinks

Wow pre wedding health drink

It is often thought that just the food you eat should be taken in account when preparing for your big day - but it is very important to also consider your fibre, protein, omega 3 and electrolyte levels too. These can all be managed by monitoring the kinds of drinks you consume leading up to your wedding. Health drinks brand, WOW, has created a handy guide on the wedding drinks to include and avoid during the last few weeks leading up to your wedding to ensure brides are looking and feeling their best.

Finding Your Dream Wedding Dress with LighterLife

Lighter Life

Wedding dress shopping can be a daunting experience, especially when you’re met with so many designs, colours, shapes and fabrics in every shop you visit. The range of options you can be presented with makes it hard to work out exactly where you start to refine your choices.

For many, the thought of stepping into a bridal boutique can be a worrying one. Weddings often mean multiple all-eyes-on-you moments, which means body confidence and weight can be on your mind. This doesn’t necessarily have to be a negative thought though. For many, booking your wedding might just be the motivation you need to work on getting your confidence back whilst also following, and ultimately maintaining, a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

Top grooming tips for the groom on his wedding day

Male grooming

Premium men’s grooming brand The Bluebeards Revenge shares its top tips for looking great on your wedding day…

Don’t leave your haircut too late

It doesn’t matter if you’re drastically changing your style (not recommended!) or just keeping things tidy; make sure you book in to see your barber a week before your wedding. Giving yourself a solid seven days means your hairstyle can settle in, making it look more natural.

Wash your hair properly

When wedding stress turns into anxiety

Dealing with wedding stress

It’s widely recognised that wedding planning is a joyful, exciting and stressful time and wedding stress is probably going to affect you! There’s a huge amount of pressure for everything to be ‘perfect’ and for those suffering with anxiety, that pressure is felt even more intensely – above and beyond the usual stresses. As well as worrying about the ‘perfect day’, anxiety sufferers may find themselves over-worrying and over-analysing.

Am I the only bride-to-be that feels like this?

I can’t tell anybody – what if they think I have cold feet?

It’s supposed to be the happiest time of my life – why do I feel so over whelmed?

Ever Fasting love

Nutritionist Kim Pearson

If your wedding day is approaching, or if it's the lead up to someone else's big day, the chances are you may be thinking about shaping up! If you don't have time to follow a wedding diet plan, fasting maybe the answer.

New research into fasting is turning traditional nutrition advice on its head. We’re now learning that going for extended periods of time without food can provide a wide range of benefits. Fasting has been shown to promote health and longevity by reducing numerous disease risk factors and promoting cellular regeneration.
When carried out in the right way, fasting will not automatically result in a reduced metabolic rate or rebound weight gain as once believed.