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Bridal Beauty Timeline: 12 Months to the Wedding Body You Want


Month 5: Treat Your Skin Right

All the exercise in the world isn't going to make you look radiant on your wedding day if your skin is dry and sallow. There are ways to transform your visage from rundown to radiant, fortunately!

Chronic acne and other bothersome skin issues are best addressed by a dermatologist.

If wrinkles or fine lines are the problem, reassess your skin care regimen. Consider adding a toner, wrinkle cream or firming cream to your repertoire. If you don't already, use a mild cleanser and moisturizer each and every day to keep skin looking fresh.

Also, a few simple dietary changes can also affect your skin's appearance. For example, the sodium found in diet soda and canned foods can make your eyes puffy, causing you to look tired. Also, consider incorporating almonds, tuna, salmon or halibut into your diet. These foods are rich in essential fatty acids, which help to slow the aging process and reduce blotchiness.

Above all else, use sunscreen. Obviously, you don't want to look burnt to a crisp on your big day, but wedding photos aside, it's also arguably the most important thing you can do to keep your skin looking young and supple. Just try and find me one person who doesn't appreciate supple.


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