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Best Facial Preparation For Your Wedding Day

Every bride wants to have glowing skin on her wedding day. However, stress, excitement and packed schedules can leave your skin looking dull or even blemished. A regular routine of facials leading up to the big day can bestow health to your skin, affording you the desired dewy look.

Glycolic Peel

The glycolic peel is not so much about relaxation as deep exfoliation. Estheticians start by cleansing and toning your skin as for a typical facial. However, the next step is applying a glycolic serum to your skin. The glycolic acid unclogs oil-filled sebaceous glands, reducing the occurance of blemishes.

Web MD suggests not having a glycolic peel within one month of your wedding. However, if you're prone to blemishes, four to six weeks out is good timing for a glycolic peel. If you have hyperpigmentation or fine lines, consider getting a series of glycolic peels in the months leading up to your wedding.

Deep Cleansing

A deep cleansing facial is similar to a glycolic peel in that its target is clearing up the skin with relaxation. Typically the facial starts out the same as with other varieties. However, after a basic cleanse, estheticians apply steam to the face. After that, they go through and physically extract any impurities from the face, which can take up to 30 minutes. Afterwards you get a soothing massage.

Your skin needs 48 hours healing time after a deep cleansing facial. Such treatments are also excellent for bringing brewing pimples to the surface. This makes them not so great for the week before the wedding. Get a deep cleansing facial two to three weeks before your wedding for blemish-free skin.

Oxygenating Facial

Not a lot of brides think about getting more oxygen into their skin. With an oxygenating facial, estheticians spray H2O and vitamin serums onto the skin. The combination of this mixture eliminates toxins and increases the skin's ability to absorb hydrating oxygen. You also get a face massage and mask during the facial.

Immediately after an oxygenating facial, your skin looks firmer and very dewy. The results only last 48 hours, though. Get an oxygenating facial the day before or even morning of your wedding for maximum benefit.

Depending on your skin's needs, you can utilize all three facial types for clear, glowing skin on your wedding day. Six months prior to the wedding, get a series of glycolic peels to relieve acne, hyperpigmentation and fine lines. Stop six weeks out, and get a deep cleansing facial two to three weeks before the wedding. Cap it off with an oxygenating facial no more than 24 hours before the big day.

For professional facials, contact a company such as Adevia SpaSalon.