Winter weather doesn’t reduce your body’s need for hydration.
As the world reawakens with the vibrant hues of spring, the season of love and union blooms too, making it prime time for all the spring brides out there. But before the perfect palette of your big day is chosen, remember: good color isn’t just about the shades of your flowers, the bridesmaids’ dresses, or the table linens; it truly begins with the canvas of great skin. If you’re planning to say your “I dos” amid the blossoming springtime, the journey to achieving that flawless wedding day glow starts now. In this blog post, we will dive into the essential skincare tips that will have you radiating inside and out. Get ready to pamper yourself and prep your skin, because your wedding is the ultimate occasion to showcase the most beautiful you. As one of the top makeup and hair services in Las Vegas, Makeup In The 702 knows a thing or two about getting brides camera-ready.
Fight those freezing temps with a skincare routine for your wedding day and beyond
Cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin, leaving it dry, flaky, and dull. Don’t let winter weather take away from your bridal glow! Transitioning between the seasons poses unique challenges for our skin’s health and appearance. With spring’s arrival, it’s time to shed the protective layers of thick balms and heavy creams used to combat winter’s dryness, and embrace a lighter, more rejuvenating skincare routine.
Hydrate from the Inside Out
Staying hydrated is crucial for maintaining good health, but gulping down glass after glass of water isn’t the only way to achieve this. Nature offers us a delightful and nutritious alternative through fruits and vegetables brimming with high water content. You might be surprised to know that munching on certain delicious produce can contribute significantly to your daily hydration. From the crowd-favorite watermelon to the humble celery, these natural hydrators are not only refreshing but also packed with vitamins and minerals essential for optimal health. Whether you’re seeking to quench your thirst naturally, improve your skin’s health, or simply try a fun way to stay hydrated — these fruits and veggies offer a plethora of benefits.
To increase hydration, add these 11 fruits and vegetables with high water content:
- Melons such as watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe
- Bell peppers
- Summer squash such as zucchini and yellow squash (cooked)
Grab a snack, pour a cool glass of infused water, and let’s dive into the world of hydration, one juicy bite at a time! 🍉🥒🍓
Moisturize Your Skin
Gone are the days of combatting winter’s harshness with heavy creams and potent serums; it’s time for a liberation of the pores, a celebration of the skin’s inherent balance. Swapping out richer products for ones steeped in mild, natural ingredients. It’s not just a regime change; it’s about welcoming the springtime renaissance of your complexion with open arms. Dive into nature’s bounty, and ready yourself to bestow upon your skin the gentle, nurturing embrace it craves.
Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage
Don’t let the icy cold fool you; the sun in alpine regions can be treacherously deceptive. Contrary to popular belief, the risk of harmful Ultraviolet (UV) radiation increases with altitude. Snow, acting as a robust reflector, enhances this risk even more. That’s why experts recommend never to step out in the snow without adequate sun protection.
Clothing and a hat are your first defense, providing a physical barrier against the UV rays. But remember, your skin isn’t your only vulnerable part. Your lips can suffer too, and the answer is a SPF30 (or higher) broad-spectrum lip balm. Additionally, it’s crucial to protect your skin with a SPF30 (or higher) broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen. And it’s not a one-time affair! Be sure to reapply every 2 hours to ensure consistent protection.
Your eyes are as susceptible to UV damage as your skin. Therefore, always wear sunglasses or goggles that meet the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1067. This way, you can enjoy the winter wonderland without worrying about the damaging effects of UV radiation.
As the mercury dips, nourishing your skin becomes absolutely essential and one vital trick to keep in your arsenal is regular exfoliation. The winter months can make your skin lackluster and lifeless, but here’s where a gentle scrub can enter as your skin’s ardent savior. Regularly exfoliating your skin, ideally once or twice per week, can whisk away those stubborn dead skin cells, giving way to brighter, smoother skin that’s just waiting to be unveiled. It’s not just about maintaining a glowy appearance but also about promoting overall skin health. So, say hello to regular exfoliation and watch your skin transform even during the harshest of winters.
Consult with a Skincare Professional
If you’re struggling with specific skincare concerns like acne or rosacea, consider consulting with a skincare professional before your big day. A licensed esthetician can help you tackle your specific skincare concerns head-on, creating a customized skincare routine just for you. Through their expert advice and hands-on approach, you can march down the aisle with a complexion that’s not just clear, but also radiantly healthy.
Don’t let the winter weather get in the way of your bridal glow! By following these simple tips, you can maintain healthy and beautiful skin all winter long. Remember to hydrate from the inside out, moisturize your skin, protect against sun damage, exfoliate regularly, and consult with a skincare professional if needed. At Makeup In The 702, our highly skilled makeup artists and hair stylists are committed to helping you look and feel your very best on your wedding day. Contact us today to book our on-location hair and makeup services for your Las Vegas wedding or event!
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