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Guest Post: Shedding for the Wedding!

If you are reading this, chances are that you are getting ready for your Big Day. Amidst the frenzy of planning this momentous occasion to perfection, most brides-to-be want to look their best while saying ‘I do’.

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Getting into shape may seem like a daunting task, especially if you’ve never done any workouts or been to a gym before. However, this need not stop you from getting your body ready to fit into that magnificent wedding dress and to begin the journey of a lifetime on a fitter and healthier note. Below are our tips to help you shed that weight and start your adventure. Welcome to the hall of most ravishing brides!

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The Ultimate List of Things a Bride Needs!

Falling in love was the easy part; planning a wedding…Yikes!!!

Marriages are said to be made in heaven. But, I still remember the pressure and heat I had to go through till the day I responded “I Do”. Falling in love seemed to be the easy part. The way he proposed was perfect; even the venue he chose was impeccable…sheesh! It was such a romantic afternoon!! All I could do in the first week after the proposal was just gasp at my engagement ring and at that shiny stone on it. My friends even kept an account of the number of times I re-told my proposal story. I’d been pretty happy and had already started planning and dreaming about my ‘Special Day’.

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Once I came out of my dreamy world, I understood that planning a wedding wasn’t an easy task. It just looked effortless and smooth in movies and dreams. And with all the shopping, planning and countless arguments, I couldn’t even remember how time flew by!!! And to my dismay, one of my friends showed me videos of wedding disasters and I was done!!!

On the other hand, this made me extra cautious and more observant of all the details. I created a proper list of things I needed which soon became my ‘wedding bible’ for the day. My Big Day was truly special  and I still have those memories stored in my heart. So, I thought of helping all the gonna-be-brides to prepare themselves for their special day.

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Guest Post: 10 Tips for the Perfect Hen Party!

Love them or hate them, hen parties are part of the process of getting married in most cultures around the world. And while hen party traditions can vary depending on the country, there are some common factors that make a hen party a success and a memorable day for everyone involved.

Organisation is key from day one, ensuring that everything and everyone’s wishes are taken into account, and the more you begin making plans, the more you realise what a huge task planning a hen-do is! Having a process to follow and knowing where to start definitely makes the entire thing easier.

And that’s exactly how this new infographic can help. It takes you through the entire planning process and the day itself via 10 great tips:

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Guest Post: Effective Skincare Routine for Brides-to-be!

Looking perfect on your Big Day is usually the result of months of preparation and planning, which includes following a healthy diet and developing an effective skin care regime. However, these activities can sometimes take a back burner as you try and concentrate on the more pressing ones.

Not only do you have to find the right wedding gown, locate a good hairdresser, track down a good makeup artist and generally decide on a look that will work for you, you have to find a way to tie all these together so that everything goes smoothly on your wedding day.

Fortunately, achieving a glowing skin in time for your wedding need not be a difficult undertaking. Beginning in good time and using a few effective strategies will help you achieve a healthy glow and ultimately contribute to you looking your best when your wedding finally rolls around.

Below are a few skin care tips you can use to achieve radiant skin on your Big Day:

  1. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

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Nutritional experts recommend drinking 8-10 glasses of water on a daily basis.

The reasons? Water has been shown to plump up subcutaneous skin cells, improve the appearance of wrinkles, and ultimately improve the elasticity of your skin. Further, water helps to flush out toxins that may lead to skin breakouts, resulting in clearer, healthier looking skin that will definitely give you that glow you are looking for on your wedding day.

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Guest Post: 5 Fun Ideas For Your Wedding!

There are two ways to make your wedding memorable: have everything fall apart at the last minute (everything from inappropriate wedding songs to a no-show caterer or a runaway bride), or do something to spice it up. There’s no way you’re going to be the first couple in history to have a picture-perfect, no-flaws wedding. All you can do is add a touch of unique flair to make sure your guests will remember the FUN they had, rather than the tiny hiccups.

We’ve come up with 5 unique wedding ideas to make your Big Day stand out from the rest. Add even one of these to your wedding, and you’ll never have to worry about being boring or cliché!

Fireworks

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Brides: Keep Calm and Enjoy your Wedding!

It is quite usual for a bride to turn into a “bridezilla” before and during her wedding functions. The preparations and long functions can be over-whelming and tiring for her, which is why most people say that one cannot enjoy at their own wedding. However, worry not! Here are some tips to become a calm and chilled out bride, so you can enjoy your functions like a pro!

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Attention Brides-to-be: Beauty Regimes before your BIG DAY!

  1. Eat Right, Feel Amazing

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Of course, this rule should be followed by people at all times. However, ‘bridezillas’ should particularly ensure that they consume essential and nutritious meals/diets atleast 3-4 months before tying the knot! Adding loads of veggies and lean protein, hydrating yourself with the optimum water intake, and eating fruits is vital for a healthy body and glowing skin. A dietician could also be consulted for advice on meal plans suitable for a specific body type. But, do allow yourself some cheat days! Finally, it is important to enjoy the process of your own wedding, feel healthy, active and happy. As the saying goes ‘Create healthy habits, not restrictions’.

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