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Bridal Beauty: Skin Miracles


by IMAGE
23rd May 2016
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We bring you the season’s latest miracle products, plus insider tips and tricks to leave you with skin as radiant on the outside as you feel on the inside…

SKIN SOOTHING

365525560_zm_1Aesop’s Blue Chamomile Facial Hydrating Masque is the perfect solution for brides who fear the thought of deviating too far from their everyday routine. Treat yourself to this spa-worthy product twice weekly; simply leave it on for 30 minutes and then rinse off with a warm cloth. Find it at Makers & Brothers, €41.

ICON OIL

1001eign40143A necessary follow-on from their cult favourite Eight Hour Cream, this miracle oil combines a potent blend of moisturising ingredients, including Tsubaki Oil, to deliver intensive, all-over moisture for face, body and hair. The perfect multi-tasker for all skin types. And no greasy after-feel either. Winner. Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil,??35.

MOISTURE?MIRICLE

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?Created by Irish woman Sonia Deasy, there’s a new skincare brand on the block. Just last year, Pestle & Mortar began turning and now they’re back with a bang turning heads?with their incredible Hyaluronic Serum,?and their second product: a lightweight, hydrating ?moisturiser that’s luxurious without being heavy.?Packed with free radical-fighting antioxidants,?this skincare miracle stimulates natural collagen production, smooths fine lines and restores youthful elasticity, ?48.

Natural?Beauty…

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Finally, with the pop of a question comes the inevitable pop of champagne. Luckily for you, your skin wholeheartedly approves. Containing grape-seed extract – one of the most powerful natural skincare ingredients – a good quality glass of bubbly can give you skin-loving goodness that’s reportedly 20 to 50 times more potent than Vitamin C and E alone. It protects and boosts collagen and elastin; it combats against environmental free-radicals and oxidative stress and is said to generally ease the skin’s ageing process. Now, who’s for another glass?

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