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Your wedding is four weeks away. Here’s what you can do to look your best on the big day.
• Test-run your makeup and hair. Mimic the wedding day. Use the same cosmetics; wear your veil and headpiece.
• For a brighter, camera-ready smile, get your teeth professionally whitened.
• Want a little healthy color on your wedding day? Consider a spray tan or bronzer. Now is the time to experiment with various brands and levels of color to find the shade that’s right for you.
• Focus on nutrition. Increase your intake of fruits and vegetables, protein-rich foods and whole grains. Eat less white food: sugar, bread, pasta, potatoes. Restrict your fat intake.
• Get your skin in gear. Exfoliate and moisturize. Be sure to use
• Get a bikini wax and final eyebrow shaping.
2WEEKS TO GO • Consider having your
   • professionally. •
Go to the spa for a full body scrub.
Have a long, relaxing massage.
Get your final facial if you’ve been having them regularly. Don’t wait until the day before to do this. (Your face may need a day or two to adjust.)
Avoid overindulging in salty foods and alcohol at those pre-wedding parties, which can promote bloating, puffy eyes or other conditions.
products you’ve already used before.
eyebrows shaped
• Get your final haircut or coloring. That way, the cut and color will have time to adjust.
• Confirm big-day beauty appointments.
• •
 • If you get last-minute breakouts, an injection of cortisone or the application of cortisone cream by a
local nurse or doctor could reduce the swelling and redness of a blemish, an allergic skin reaction or an insect bite in a matter of hours.
• Get your final manicure and pedicure so you look great from head to toe.
• Drink lots of water to help detoxify the skin, and give you a glow.
• Apply a hydrating face mask.
• Go for a walk or do some stretching to help ease any pre-wedding-day stress.
• Get plenty of beauty rest: go to bed early.
Wedding Day • Start your day with a good breakfast for energy.
• Get your hair and makeup done. Wear a robe or button- down shirt so you don’t ruin your face or hair.
• Touch up your makeup after you take pre-wedding photos, and appoint someone to be your beauty touch-up reminder person during the wedding day.
• Relax and smile – you know you look fabulous!
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