Last Minute Beauty Tips

Many brides will spend the hours leading up to their wedding ceremony tucked away with bridesmaids, makeup artists, and hairstylist to prep for the big event. Afterall, every bride wants to look her best.  Here are some last-minute beauty tips that are a must before finally walking down the aisle.

Stay Hydrated

Drinking plenty of water is very important for your skin. Not just the day before your wedding, but the months prior. Hydrated skin shows less wrinkles, dark circles under the eyes, and reduces the appearance of acne. 

Rest

If you are losing sleep from nights spent pondering wedding details, this is perfectly normal. Although, keep in mind that sleep is essential for looking your best. The obvious effects of minimal sleep are dark circles and blood shot eyes. You also smile less when you are sleep deprived making you more likely to drag and slump through the day. Attractive people stand tall with confidence. There is some truth in getting your beauty rest after all!

Use Primer

Whether you are applying your own makeup or have help from a friend, it is important that you apply primer before getting started. Primer will give your skin a smooth finish and hold your makeup application for the day ahead. It helps your eyeshadow, blush or bronzer, and powder adhere to your skin without the frustration of creases.

Setting Mist

Once your makeup is applied and you are ready to walk down the aisle, don’t forget the setting mist. You have spent hours getting ready and you want your makeup to last. Would you work hard on the perfect hairstyle and decide not to use hairspray to hold it in place? Probably not. Consider this for your makeup as well. Setting mist will hold your makeup application for a full day of wedding events. 

The help of friends and family will go a long way when getting ready to say, “I do!” Listen to their suggestions and allow them to help. You never know what beauty tips and tricks your sisters may have in their back pocket. But, most importantly, don’t forget to smile!

Hot Honeymoon Spots for 2019

Planning a wedding can be a little stressful and very time consuming. Yet, is can also be exciting and well worth all your hard work and effort.  And once the festivities are over, you get to head out on romantic getaway with your new spouse!  If you can’t decide where to spend your honeymoon, here are some of the hottest spots for 2019.

Jamaica

Jamaica is well-known for its all-inclusive resorts, fantastic service, and gorgeous scenery. The day that you arrive at your destination there is no need to leave the property. Food and cocktails are included in most honeymoon packages and tipping is not recommended. This perk can relieve the financial stress so you can get the most of your relaxing vacation. Jamaica also has perfect weather every season.  You can tie the knot any time of year before heading off to this tropical paradise. When you get there, be sure to enjoy their world-famous jerk chicken while accompanied by some of the best Reggae music you have ever heard!

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Italy

If you enjoy history and culture, Italy is a perfect honeymoon destination.  The food is rich and flavorful matched with outstanding wine selections. You can visit unique villages, relax on the beach, and tour some of the world’s most famous historic landmarks. Popular attractions are the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Trevi Fountain, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and the Colosseum.  In Italy you can see amazing artwork in their world class museums or rest at a romantic bead and breakfast. Italy has it all!

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Napa Valley

If you are not interested in international travel, consider a trip to Napa Valley. This wine country has been ranked as one of the United States’ most romantic honeymoon destinations. There are hundreds of wineries to choose from and each are unique. You can tour the properties, learn how wine is fermented, and taste many exquisite varieties. During your stay you can also take a short trip to San Francisco for sightseeing and fine dining. The weather in Napa Valley resembles a Mediterranean climate providing comfortable temperatures year-round. So, tie the knot any time of year and head off to Napa Valley for your dream vacation!

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Regardless of where you travel, make the most of your new marriage and enjoy this time together. If you fall in love with your destination, make sure you plan another visit on your ten year wedding anniversary!