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Wedding Beauty Timeline: What to Do and When to Do it




Congratulations Bride-to-Be! You're engaged and now the REAL work begins-it's time to plan your wedding! Your wedding day is a momentous occasion and I'm sure you're immersed in the excitement of planning every detail to perfection. As you're selecting your venue, the perfect gown, and your wedding vendors, don't forget to prioritize your bridal beauty preparation. Creating a well-structured wedding beauty timeline and collaborating with your bridal beauty professionals is the key to ensuring you radiate with confidence and elegance as you walk down the aisle. It's a team effort!


Let's dive deep into what to do and when to do it:



6-12 Months Before

Consultation Time: Begin by consulting with beauty professionals who specialize in weddings. Do your research, read their reviews to be sure that the language aligns with what you're looking for, and book appointments with makeup artists, hairstylists, and skincare specialists who have experience with wedding looks.


4-6 Months Before

Skincare Regimen: Work with a skincare expert to create a tailored routine that addresses your skin concerns. Whether that be a dermatologies or an esthetician, be consistent with your routine and their recommendations. Having a cleanser, toner, moisturizer, treatment, and SPF are all necessary steps to achieve flawless skin.


3-4 Months Before

Hair Trials: Schedule a hair trial to experiment with potential bridal hairstyles. This ensures you find the perfect look that complements your dress and overall theme.


2-3 Months Before

Makeup Trials: Book a makeup preview to collaborate with your chosen artist on a look that matches your vision and highlights your best features. You can often times schedule this the same day as your hair preview and bridal shower.


1-2 Months Before

Facials and Treatments: Schedule any facials, microdermabrasion, or other treatments recommended by your skincare specialist. This ensures your beauty is in tip top shape.


2-4 Weeks Before

Hair Color and Cut: If you color your hair, this is the time to touch up your roots and get a fresh cut. Avoid trying anything new or outside of what you normally go for. Now is not the time to be adventurous.


1 Week Before

Final Touch-Ups: Get any necessary beauty treatments, such as eyebrow shaping, waxing, teeth whitening, or tan.


The Day Before:

Relaxation: Engage in activities that help you unwind and de-stress. Consider a massage or a calming bath to ensure you're well-rested and refreshed.


The Big Day

Trust the Professionals: You've done your due diligence to hire experienced professionals so sit back, relax, and let your trusted beauty team work their magic. They've been with you every step of the way, ensuring you look absolutely stunning.



Creating a wedding beauty timeline is your secret weapon to achieving a flawless, confident, and radiant look on your special day. By planning ahead and collaborating with skilled professionals, you'll be well-prepared to step into your bridal shoes with grace and elegance. Remember, a well-organized beauty timeline not only enhances your outer beauty but also allows you to have a seamless, stress-free, and unforgettable wedding day.


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