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Skincare tips from our Signature Wedding Show exhibitor

Bride in headpiece clutches flowers Credit: Sophie Oldhamstead PhotographyElaine Marie Makeup Artist is sharing her expertise with our readers with her top skincare tips; you also have the opportunity to meet with her at our Brentwood Centre Signature Wedding Show to discuss your skincare needs.

Skincare: Brides and grooms - prep your skin to perfection for your wedding day

Cleanse: Cleanse the skin with a skincare wash or creamy cleanser suitable for your skin.Switch to a cream cleanser in the winter months and a cleansing wash in the summer months.

Tone: Toning the skin refines the pores and acts like a secondary cleanser. This is an important part of skincare for a bride and groom on the lead up to the wedding.

Exfoliate: This is one of the most important steps of skin care. Exfoliating the skin will buff, polish and deflate dry dead skincells.This resurfacers the skin for grooms to have the most perfect smooth skin and brides to have flawless looking smooth skin, it allows the foundation to sit better on the skin rather than sitting on micro dead skin cells.You can use a flannel or an eco friendly scrub and use circular motions on the skin.

Moisturise: Moisturising the skin is so important, especially in the winter months. Cold and wind strips the skin of moisture and that's when surface expression lines can be more visible on the skin. Up a high level of hydration on the skin. I highly recommend the Clinique moisture surge skincare range for the ultimate in hydrating the skin. This is an oil free cream-gel texture suitable for both men and women's skin.

Eye cream: Eye cream is really important to hydrate around the delicate eye area. You only need a pea size amount and it can be applied in circles towards the eye and applied in a figure of eight motion around the crows feet area or smile lines.

Lips: There's nothing worse than dry lips and in the winter they go very dry and need a lip balm or protection. Look at the paw paw ointment or the Manuka doctor lip balm or oil. It's an essential and needs to be applied liberally for smooth kissable lips on your wedding day.If lips are really dry just use some brown sugar with a little coconut oil to gentle deflate them. Wipe away and apply your lip balm.

Elaine Marie Makeup Artist
Elaine has been a makeup artist for 16 years, specialising in creating stunning makeup looks that enhances her clients most beautiful features, using high quality luxury products. Implementing a good skincare routine for the ultimate looking flawless skin. She conducts a high level consultation at the makeup trial. Her experience includes international weddings, Cannes film festival, bbc productions, music videos and many more. Elaines skincare background includes Clinique, Decleor and Elemis.

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Elaine Marie Makeup Artist will be exhibiting at our Signature Wedding Show at The Brentwood Centre on 2nd February, 2020.

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