July 27, 2018


My best tanning, manicure and pedicure advice and tips for brides-to-be.

I am continuing my cooperation with Ann Smyth Weddings and my new summer Bridal Beauty blog has just been published. This time I have put together best tanning, manicure and pedicure advice and tips for all brides-to be.


There's a couple of options on what works best for tanning options on your day. It really comes down to the type of skin you have and the look you are going for. The paler your skin the more careful you need to be. Preparation is key. Exfoliating at least twice, even three times per week is vital to the outcome of your tan along with a nourishing diet which is more fundamental.

I don't recommend spray tan for your wedding day as it can stain your dress even after you wash it off. A bride needs to go for a more natural look with absolutely no give away lines. I know my friend Dee who is an amazing wedding photographer advises to wear as little tan as possible if none at all as it is the number one mistake that shows up on wedding pictures.

Hands & Toes

French polish seems to be less of a trend when it comes to bridal manicure & pedicures, again, it is very much about personal taste. Brides are opting for soft pinks and nudes, even pale blue just on the toes is very popular depending on the look and if it's a wedding abroad as it works well in the sun.

A pale pink on the hands looks beautiful with all styles of wedding dresses. It is simply so classy and feminine, and I think it's the best option. I would always recommend to go for a nail shape similar to your own natural shape.

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