Obviously you want to look your best and feel wonderful on your wedding day. To achieve this you need not only to plan, but also to act, ideally at least six months in advance of your big day.
Beauty treatments and fitness should commence as soon as you can. The range of treatments are huge including waxing, facial, teeth whitening and manicure, to name but a few. Timing is especially important when it comes to hair and makeup, and to ensure you look your best on your wedding day, consider a trial well in advance.
There are a whole range of experts to help you including fitness training and hair and beauty specialists. It is unlikely you will be able to cover everything yourself so consult a professional. Whatever you do, don't leave everything until the last minute.
Here’s some great ideas from hair, beauty and fitness businesses based in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire from places like Swindon, Salisbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Chippenham, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Glos & Wilts Wedding magazine when contacting a hair, beauty or fitness professional.
Anxious brides and grooms-to-be have been offered top tips on beating their wedding nerves and getting a good night's sleep ahead of their all important day. The fitted furniture experts at Online-Bedrooms.co.uk have provided their tips to those who are likely to be overcome by nerves, affecting their sleep. Among the nerve-busting tips are incorporating sleep inducing scents into your room, planning a pre-bed workout and avoiding spicy foods. Nic Shacklock, from Online-Bedrooms.co.uk said: "Pre-wedding nerves often lead to a lack of sleep ahead of what is regarded as the most important day of many people's lives.
Posted: 24 October 2022
J.LUXE.FIT is a Gloucestershire-based, start-up brand of high-performance activewear that's supportive, comfortable and affordable, designed for women will fuller figures. It was founded by young entrepreneur Jordan Tuck, 23, during the first lockdown in August 2020. As a curvy woman, Jordan was unable to find matching leggings and sports bra sets that provided the support she needed so she spent six months researching and testing the best fabrics, designs and samples. We chat with Jordan about her collaboration with influencer Sophie Lewis. She tells us, "Check out the launch of the latest women's activewear collection that now includes bras and leggings up to size XXXL. Created in collaboration with the digital content creator and body confidence influencer Sophie Lewis, who I met on Instagram, the J.LUXE.FIT x Sophie Lewis collection is now available and is the sixth collection since the brand launched."
Posted: 20 September 2022
Wedding day jitters are normal — but not necessarily welcome! In this article Jo Webber, Herbal Education Lead at Pukka Herbs, shares four natural ways to keep them at bay. Weddings are one of the most significant life events you can go through, so its no surprise that wedding day jitters are so common. Even the most committed couple are bound to get butterflies when standing up in front of everyone they know to say their vows, and no matter how excited you are to tie the knot, nerves before or even during the ceremony are completely normal. That said, no one wants nervousness and anxiety to get in the way of enjoying their big day. But how can you relieve your wedding day jitters in a natural way? Here, I'll share four simple methods for curbing your nerves ahead of a wedding.
Posted: 21 August 2022
From trying to keep yourself and your spouse-to-be happy, to accommodating ample requests from friends and family, weddings can cause a lot of stress and anxiety during the planning period as well as on the big day itself. In the past year searches for 'wedding anxiety' have increased by +60% which highlights you're not the only one if you're feeling like this. To ensure couples have a wonderful and stress-free wedding experience, life insurance broker, Reassured has put together 10 helpful tips to reduce stress.
Posted: 7 August 2022
Being a bride or groom is arguably one of the most exciting and heart-warming days of a person's life, but as the big day draws closer, pre-wedding insomnia can cause difficulty in falling, and staying, asleep. As we know, our sleep is very important and no one wants tired eyes on such a big day. But what can we do to avoid the sleepless nights? According to Dreams Sleep Expert, Sammy Margo, consistency is key. So, maybe it's time to drop the outdated wedding 'preparation' superstitions. Sammy says: "We love rhythm and routine, so sticking to the same routine of bed sharing makes sense before your big day.
Posted: 9 July 2022
With wedding season upon us, a new plan, devised by nutrition and fitness experts at PowerWave, the portable home-gym training device, has been launched to help brides (and grooms) get ready for their special day. Created by PowerWave founder "Coach" Jay Laville, its free healthy weight loss guide covers everything from macros to mindset, calories to caffeine and from sugar to sleep. It is also packed full of healthy recipe ideas and inspirational advice from the PowerWave team.
Posted: 1 July 2022
Grooms-to-be looking for some pre-wedding pampering products should try the new Eco Warrior Men's Edit from the Little Soap Company. The items are vegan-friendly, plastic-free and made from pure essential oils and this shaving bar contains a moisturising blend of coconut and flax oil along with Vitamin E, £4.50. The Little Soap Company's origins are based in the picturesque North Cotswold Hills, founded by owner Emma Heathcote-James who saw an opportunity in a market where the growth of synthetic and environmentally harmful products in plastic bottles seemed at odds with global trends.
Posted: 24 February 2022
Angharad Beck Hair in Ramsbury, Wiltshire, has been awarded Best New Salon at the prestigious Salon Awards, the only hair and beauty industry awards where professionals can compete at a local level in their fields of expertise. The focus is on improving standards, elevating business, rewarding individuals, and showcasing the professionalism of their industry locally.
Angharad Beck commented, "When I found out I had won the award for Best New Salon, I felt so proud of everything I have achieved in the last year, I am absolutely over the moon. I have worked very hard to make my studio an oasis of calm for my clients to enjoy and my customers have been at the centre of every decision I have made in the creation of the studio. I feel honoured to achieve this award and I can't wait to display it proudly for everyone to see because without them, and the support of my family, none of this would have been possible."
Posted: 22 February 2022
Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we certainly love a spa day! Perfect for some true R&R on your own, with friends or loved ones, and spa break is a must during the wedding planning; perfect for a day with your best pals pre-wedding, or a post-wedding indulgent getaway as a newly married couple.
Mira Showers have looked at TripAdvisor to create the ultimate guide of spas across the UK so that you can find the perfect spa break in your area. Whether you want to keep the cost low or are after a touch of luxury, there is something to suit every budget.
Posted: 27 January 2022
Juliet Draper is a hair and make-up artist covering weddings in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and throughout the Cotswolds. We chat with her about preparing your skin and hair for a late-winter wedding. She tells us, "During the winter, because of the cold air outside and central heating indoors, our hair and skin can start to feel dehydrated and lacking in moisture. When it comes to your hair, keep the water at a reasonable temperature when you're showering because if it's too hot, it can remove the moisture from your scalp resulting in flaky skin. Treat your locks to a conditioning treatment once or twice a week will lock in the moisture so that your hair looks healthy and glossy. By incorporating a gentle head massage at the same it, it will help to stimulate the hair follicles and blood flow to your scalp.
Posted: 25 January 2022