Wedding Skincare Advice – Guest Post – Brides and Beauty

Today I am thrilled to share some fabulous Wedding Skincare advice from one of the top ladies in the beauty industry.

Owner and founder of Brides and Beauty Joyce Connor is an established make-up artist, bridal hair and beauty consultant.




Getting your skin in tip top condition for your big day is really important to help you look your very best so Joyce’s wedding skincare advice is  well worth taking notice of.

Joyce says “Make sure you drink plenty of water, drinking water keeps your skin and body hydrated.

“If you exercise you need to replace the water you’ve lost during your workout.”

“Caffeine acts like a diuretic so for every cup of tea or coffee you need to drink an equal amount of water to counteract the dehydration that caffeine causes.”

“Exfoliating your skin regularly with a gentle exfoliator removes the dead skin cells and brightens the complexion.

Exfoliation also aids the penetration of your moisturiser, leaving your skin smooth and healthy looking.

Avoid exfoliators with large granules as these can scratch the skins surface and cause sensitivity.”

“Protect your skin from harmful UV rays, check your makeup and skincare products for sun protection, a minimum SPF15 is recommended for the face and body all year round.

If your skincare or make up don’t contain a sunscreen then you will need to apply one underneath your foundation but over your moisturiser.”

“Get into a bedtime routine of always removing your makeup before you retire to bed.

Your skin renews itself whist you sleep so a freshly cleansed and moisturised face is great to wake up to.”

“Choose a range of skincare products that are suitable for your skin type.”

You might think your friend’s skin looks great so ask what they use if their skin is similar to yours.”

If their skin is different the range they use may have different products for various skin types.”

“If your budget allows for it, have a course of professional skincare treatments.”

“Your skin will look hydrated on the wedding day and the make up application will be much better.”

“Ask the skincare professional for advice on the skincare that would suit your skin best.”

“Get plenty of sleep, lack of sleep can cause puffy eyes and dark circles. If you find it hard to sleep then try to relax in a nice warm aromatherapy bath to get you completely relaxed before bedtime.”

“Lastly alcohol and smoking have a skin cell damaging and irreversible effect on the skin.”

” Try to either cut down or give up all together. After all we all want to stay looking 10 years younger with glowing skin!”


Berkshire based Brides and Beauty offers a personalised service for all skin types and colours across skincare, make-up, hair and beauty.

Joyce regularly appears in newspapers and magazines, on radio and online, offering expert beauty tips.


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  1. Reply

    Great post Alison. Some great tips there Joyce.

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