For all you lovely summer brides, ‘barely there’ makeup will put your complexion on show throughout the ceremony. Particularly so if you’ll be tying the knot on a sun-kissed beach, by a pool, or in an open flower garden. So skin care and pampering is a MUST weeks, even months, before your wedding day! To ensure that radiant bridal glow, we surveyed the available beauty products and chose these 7 to share with you.
Pre-Wedding Skin Care and Treatment Products for the Summer Bride
Given the harsh conditions of summer weather, the key beauty essentials focus on sun protection, moisturization/hydration, exfoliation, and treatment/repair if needed.
1 – Dark Spot Correction
LAUREL Facial Serum: Sun Damage Repair
An ideal moisturizer for sun-damaged skin, containing whole plant blends and essential oils specific to addressing skin discoloration and collagen loss as well soothing and softening skin.
Available from Laurel ($72.00)
2 – Skin Brightening
ESTEE LAUDER CyberWhite EX Extra Brightening Radiance Recovery Mask
When used twice weekly, promises to work on reducing the appearance of dark spots over time.
Available from Feel Unique ($73.32)
3 – Exfoliation
KATE SOMERVILLE ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment
A safe and effective at-home treatment designed to provide deep exfoliation to help eliminate dead skin cells and instantly clarify–revealing a healthy, glowing complexion. Skin feels dramatically softened and smoothed after just one treatment.
Available via QVC ($85)
4 – Moisturizing OLAY Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream Moisturizer
Instantly conditions and hydrates skin, as it brightens, smooths, and diminishes the appearance of dark spots over time. After use for the suggested eight weeks, you’ll see a glowing, more even complexion.
Available via Ulta ($24.64)
5 – Sun Protection
BIORE Sarasara UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence Sunscreen
Made with SPF 50+, this sunscreen made in Japan, is for both face and body and has a non-greasy formulation. If not available in cosmetic stores near you, check the online stores for easy ordering and shipping.
Available via Amazon ($8.89)
6 – Hydration
ARCONA Magic White Ice Jumbo Hydrating Gel
This daily hydrating gel moisturizes deep within the dermis without clogging pores to protect against environmental damage and leave skin fresh and dewy.
Available via SkinStore ($60)
7 – Cooling Face Spray
EVIAN Mineral Water Spray Duo To GoKeeps skin hydrated and toned all day for an outdoor event. A spritz of this neutral pH moisturizing spray will set makeup and revitalize the upper layers of the skin. This pair is in a handy travel size, too!
Available via Sephora ($15)
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