Post # 1
I’ve always had bad skin, and I really don’t want that to show through on my wedding day. I’m wondering what other bees have done in preparation for their weddings. Facials? Tanning? Special diets?? Please share your skincare regimens!
Post # 3
My biggest factor in skin care is eating healthy – lots of water, fruits, veggies, protein, and fiber. Not much greasy food or refined sugar.
I also use Clinique 3 Step System twice a day and an acne scrub every other day (it’s Neutrogena, or whatever R has at the time.)
Post # 4
I was getting facials every month or so leading up to the wedding. It really helped my skin get that glow.
Post # 5
I’m loving Cetaphil right now! I use it in the morning and a night. Then every other day I do an apricot scrub. After that I use Olay moisturizer for sensitive skin! It’s really helped my skin and all of these are inexpensive so that’s awesome, too :]
Post # 6
cut out soda and tried to drink lots of water.
did some tanning which seemed to clear up my skin a bit
tried to wear makeup as little as possible
washed my face as often as possible. As soon as I woke up, as soon as I got home and always right before bed.
Post # 7
I used to have light to moderate acne and got super tired of it especially with the wedding coming up. A couple months ago I switched up my skin care regimen from using neutrogena’s deep clean cleanser to Clinque’s 3-step Acne system. I love it!! I use the foaming face wash every other day to control the unwanted dryness and in between I use Philosophy’s Purity Made Simple. It works great for me, no more breakouts!
Post # 8
Thanks everyone! Right now, I’m using a Trader Joe’s face wash at night and in the morning, apricot scrub every couple of days, and a tinted benzoyl peroxide cream under my makeup. I also started prescription meds last week, and so far my face has cleared up a little. I’m hopeful. 🙂
I think I’ll give Clinique’s system a try and cut out the TJ’s face wash. And, the Purity Made Simple. I already use Philosophy’s micro-dermabrasion kit, and I love it! It’s just really expensive so I don’t use it too often.
I think I’ll do 3-4 facials before the wedding (5 months out.) I’ve had facials twice before, and they did make me break out a little, but my skin felt a lot cleaner all around and I think that going consistently might have better results. And, I’ve already started tanning. I’m hoping that with all of these things combined it’ll come together. I see brides with glowing skin, and I really want to look like that on my wedding day.
Did anyone else do anything else to prep their skin for their wedding? What did/didn’t work?
Post # 9
I got an extraction facial
Started using Proactive day and night and the mask a couple times a week.
Also I stopped wearing make up which was the best thing I could do because the make up I was wearing was making my acne flare up.
I’m going to try my best to stop drinking soda and to drink pure water.
Oh and I’ve tried my best not to stress because one’s face is a reflection of what’s going on inside…
Post # 10
I use proactive, and it works pretty well for me in keeping breakouts at bay. As the wedding gets closer, I’m thinking about doing a couple of facials and tanning, which should also help my skin’s appearance on the big day.
I’m also heading out west for my wedding, and I currently live in the South, which means I’m heading from lots of humidity to NO humidity. I’m planning on bringing plenty of oil-free moisturizer to make sure my skin doesn’t get all dry and flaky like it usually does when I go out there. Any good moisturizer recommendations would be greatly appreciated – I’m currently using Aveeno oil-free with SPF 15.