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Wedding Skin Prep Tips!

Ellie Taylor
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Wedding prep

With ceremonies postponed over the past few years, wedding season is finally on the horizon with an abundance of blushing brides waiting for their big day. So if you’re a bride-to-be, we’ve curated the ultimate guide to help you prep your skin and get camera ready in time for the celebrations. 


12 Months Before Your Wedding 


Schedule a consultation at DestinationSkin

It may seem extreme having a consultation a year in advance however this is the best time to start thinking about any concerns you want to tackle or treatments you want to try before your wedding day. So whether you want to delve into the world of injectables or invest in a tailored skincare plan, our experts at DestinationSkin can advise on the best time to start and how many sessions you may need to achieve your desired results.  

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Invest in a good skincare routine

It’s never too early to invest in a good skincare routine to get smooth, glowing skin in time for your wedding. Not only will this help to combat your skincare concerns, it will also ensure your makeup application is seamless, helping it last all day and night. Our experts will be able to create a personalised AM and PM skincare routine you can use to get your skin in its best condition. You can shop best-selling brands including Medik8 and SkinCeuticals directly from our clinics or over on The Skin Experts.


9 Months Before Your Wedding 


Trying injectables for the first time 

If you’re considering injectables such as dermal fillers or anti-ageing injectables ahead of your big day, we recommend trying them at least 9 months in advance. This way you can discuss your goals with our experts ensuring you get the best results. Giving yourself enough time also gives you the chance to have any top-ups and let side effects such as bruising go down. Here at DestinationSkin we have a range of injectable treatments to help you look and feel your best. These include Anti-Wrinkle Injections, Dermal Fillers, Profhilo®, Tear Trough, Anti-Sweat Injections. Not sure what treatment you want? Discover the difference between two of our most popular treatments Profhilo® and Dermal Fillers here.

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Laser hair removal 

Not having to worry about rashes and razor burn is important for many when it comes to their wedding. With summer coming up you can take the stress away from your big day with our range of full body Laser Hair Removal Packages that you can read more about here. Using highly concentrated beams of light to destroy the hair follicle, the treatment leaves you with silky smooth skin without the need to worry about bumps and ingrown hairs. For optimum results we recommend a course of 6-8 sessions. Discover more about the popular procedure here.


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6 Months Before Your Wedding 


Chemical Skin Peels 

If you suffer from skin concerns such as acne, pigmentation and rosacea, now is the perfect time to start a course of skin peels to help transform your complexion. Here’s a few of our most popular: 

For brighter, brilliant skin:

Obagi Radiance Peel® – suitable for sensitive skin types and reveals beautifully younger-looking skin. This is a salicylic acid peel that works to improve overall complexion and promote a smoother, brighter and firmer disposition.

For sensitive skin:

Epionce Lite Refresh Peel – can help to target sun damage, acne, redness and blemishes. It contains 30% malic acid and 5% salicylic acid (the ultimate skin exfoliators) to boost new skin cell production to restore an even complexion that looks younger and smoother than before.

For acne-prone skin:

Medik8 peel before and after

Medik8 Clarity Peel ­– decreases active acne lesions and acne formation. Works to rapidly bring blemishes under control and dramatically reduces the risk of future breakouts. This is the peel to try if your skin seems to be resistant to most skincare products and you feel like nothing works to alleviate your breakouts.

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3 Months Before Your Wedding


Book In Your Makeup Trial 

For many brides a makeup trial is one of the most important parts of wedding prep. So whether you’re doing your glam yourself or getting a pro to help, we recommend having your trial 3 months in advance, this way you have plenty of time to try a range of styles and make any changes. This is also where investing in a good skincare routine is key, giving your the perfect canvas for makeup application.


1 Month Before Your Wedding


Injectable top-ups 

Although everyone’s skin is different, we recommend going for your final injectable treatments 1 month before your wedding. This way you can be sure that the product has settled into your skin and any bruising has faded, making you picture perfect for the big day!

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Hydrafacial before and after

Get a signature glow ahead of the celebration with our best-selling HydraFacial. Using a patented six step technology, our HydraFacials work to cleanse, extract, exfoliate, stimulate and detoxify your skin. This rejuvenating treatment will leave you with visible results as well as restoring brightness and improving overall skin tone and texture. Click here to discover the skin loving benefits of a HydraFacial.

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We hope this guide has helped you with all of your beauty preparations for your big day ahead. Book a FREE consultation with us today to get started! 

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