Pre-Wedding Glow-Up

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The wedding bells are ringing, and it is the wedding season—the most awaited time for the bride and groom-to-be. Lots of preparations and planning must be done during this moment. 

With all the checklist ticked marks, how can we forget about skincare?
We want all eyes to be on the bride and groom on D-day. 

Pre wedding skincare of bride and groom to be

Your wedding day is an extraordinary moment filled with love and profound significance. It's a day where you deserve to shine with absolute beauty and confidence. Cultivating a radiant and glowing complexion plays a pivotal role in ensuring you exude your best self on this memorable occasion. In this blog, we will discuss the Pre-wedding skincare regime and about ayurvedic skincare and ayurvedic hair care

 Table of Content:

  • Introduction 
  • Do not do the mistake of using harsh chemicals rather go natural
  • The CTM Routine
  • Beauty secrets for the Big Day
  • Stress-Free Birds
  • The best Yoga Pants
  • Detox, Rejuvenate, Repeat
  • Best Ayurvedic home skin Remedy for glowing skin
  • Ayurvedic pre-marriage hair care tips
  • Some ready to use products rooted with plant based ingredients
  • Conclusion 
  • Recommended Products by Blue Nectar

Whether you are getting married or your friends or acquaintance , the future bride and groom  are the only one king and queen walking on the aisle. 

We recommended BEGIN EARLY.  At least 3 months for your skincare and self pamper ritual. 

Like bride glow, we also have groom glow. 

Both the bride and groom are the shining moon of the party. 

|Do not do the mistake of using harsh chemicals rather go natural| 

Back in the days of kings and queens, they had skin as clear as glass, and they didn't have modern chemicals. How did they do it? Well, they turned to nature! They used things like rosewater, sandalwood, honey, and yogurt to take care of their skin. These natural ingredients helped them keep their skin healthy and glowing. It goes to show that nature has always been a great way to take care of your skin, and you don't need fancy chemicals to look and feel your best!

Let us begin from the basics of skincare:

The widely popular and known CTM Routine :

1. Cleansing: This is where you start by washing your face with a special soap called a face cleanser. The goal is to clean away any dirt, makeup, and stuff that can clog your skin. If your skin is oily, you can use a foamy cleanser, and if it's dry, go for a creamy one.

lady is washing her face with face cleanser

2. Toning: After cleansing, the next step is called toning. It's like a refreshing drink for your skin. Toners help balance your skin and make it ready for other skincare stuff. Some toners have things like rose water or witch hazel to make your skin feel lovely.

3. Moisturizing: This step is like giving your skin a big hug. You use a moisturizer to keep your skin happy and hydrated. If your skin is oily, go for a light moisturizer, and if it's dry, use a thicker one.

Beauty secrets for the Big Day:

To achieve that enviable, radiant skin for your upcoming wedding, consider some unique approaches alongside the usual skincare and dietary advice:

  • Beyond the standard hydration and green vegetables, delve into the world of skin-boosting herbal teas like chamomile and green tea. These beverages, rich in antioxidants, can work wonders for your complexion. 
  • Don't forget to include omega-3 fatty acids from sources like fatty fish and walnuts to combat inflammation and maintain a fresh look. 
  • Explore facial exercises to tone and firm your facial muscles, adding a unique twist to your pre-wedding skincare regimen.

Lady is doing facial exercise

  • Dive into Ayurvedic practices like self-massage with nourishing oils, and incorporate skin-loving spices like turmeric and cumin into your meals. Mindful eating and the choice of silk pillowcases can also enhance your skin's health. 
  • Additionally, consider limiting alcohol and caffeine intake to prevent dehydration and ensure your skin looks its absolute best on your big day. 

These distinctive strategies can complement traditional skincare wisdom for a truly radiant bridal glow.

Stress-Free Birds

Imagine you're getting ready for your wedding, and stress is knocking on the door. Ayurveda, an ancient practice, can help you stay calm and focused.

Ayurveda says we're all different, just like some people prefer pizza, while others like burgers. It suggests tailoring your daily routine to your unique 'body type' called dosha, like picking the right outfit size.

lady is getting massage from masseuse

Why is this important? 

Wedding planning can be a rollercoaster, like trying to organize a big party. Ayurvedic self-care is like a soothing hug for your mind. It brings calmness, clears your thoughts, and keeps you balanced.

By using Ayurveda, you're not just prepping for your wedding; you're getting ready for a beautiful life together. It's like practicing dance moves together, so you're always in sync, prepared for whatever life throws at you.

The best Yoga Pants :

Couples preparing for their wedding can enhance their well-being and bond by incorporating simple yoga practices into their routine as follows: ( Hit the couple goals and do yoga. The yoga pants keep you supported, styled and fit. )

  • Begin by practicing deep breathing exercises together to find calm and relaxation. 
  • Spend a few quiet moments meditating side by side, promoting inner peace. 
  • Explore easy yoga poses that improve flexibility and relieve tension, all while supporting each other's efforts. 
  • Partner yoga poses provide a unique opportunity to connect and balance as a duo. 

Couple are doing yoga together

Don't forget to prioritize relaxation time, whether it's a short nap or moments of quiet reflection. Alongside yoga, couples can set goals to strengthen their relationship – supporting each other in their yoga journey, fostering open and attentive communication, maintaining a healthy lifestyle together, using yoga techniques for stress management, sharing quality time in meaningful ways, expressing gratitude, and even considering joining a pre-wedding yoga class for a fun and bonding experience. 

These combined practices and goals not only prepare couples for their wedding day but also lay the foundation for a harmonious and resilient partnership as they embark on their journey together.

Detox, Rejuvenate, Repeat

Here are some detox tips for achieving a radiant complexion before your wedding, including homemade Ayurvedic detox drinks that are easy to prepare:

1. Warm Lemon Water:

    Start your day with a glass of warm water with fresh lemon juice. It helps flush out toxins, aids digestion, and promotes clear skin.

    2. Ayurvedic Detox Tea:

      Prepare a simple Ayurvedic detox tea by boiling water with ingredients like ginger, cinnamon, and a pinch of turmeric. This soothing tea supports digestion and reduces inflammation.

      3.Triphala Water:

      Triphala is an Ayurvedic herbal blend known for its detoxifying properties. Mix a teaspoon of Triphala powder in warm water and drink it before bedtime to cleanse your digestive system.

      4. Aloe Vera Juice:

      Aloe vera is excellent for skin health and detoxification. Blend fresh aloe vera gel with water and a touch of honey for a refreshing drink.

      5. Coriander and Cumin Water:

      Boil coriander and cumin seeds in water and strain. This Ayurvedic concoction helps improve digestion and promotes clear skin.

      6. Tulsi (Holy Basil) Infusion:

      Tulsi is revered in Ayurveda for its detoxifying effects. Make a tulsi infusion by steeping fresh or dried tulsi leaves in hot water. It supports immunity and skin health.

      7. Mint and Fenugreek Water:

      Boil mint leaves and fenugreek seeds in water, then strain. This Ayurvedic drink aids digestion and detoxifies the body.

      8. Herbal Green Tea:

      Opt for green tea infused with Ayurvedic herbs like neem, turmeric, or ashwagandha. These herbs have skin-clearing properties.

      somebody is pouring green tea from tea pot to cup

      9. Hydration with Coconut Water:

      Coconut water is a natural hydrator and can help flush toxins from your body, leaving your skin glowing.

      10. Detox with Fruits and Vegetables:

      Incorporate detoxifying fruits and vegetables like cucumber, watermelon, and bitter gourd into your diet. These are excellent for skin health.

      Remember to maintain a balanced diet, stay hydrated, and practice yoga and meditation to reduce stress. These holistic approaches, along with the Ayurvedic detox drinks, will contribute to a radiant complexion for your wedding day.

      Here we suggest one of the best Ayurvedic home skin Remedy for glowing skin:-

      DIY face mask recipe for achieving a radiant glow

      Turmeric and Honey Glow Mask:


      • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
      • 1 teaspoon of raw honey
      • 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt


      1. In a small bowl, combine turmeric powder, raw honey, and plain yogurt to create a smooth paste.

      2. Apply this mixture evenly to your freshly cleansed face and neck, avoiding the delicate eye area.

      Turmeric face pack for glowing skin

      3. Allow the mask to sit for approximately 15-20 minutes.

      4. Rinse it off with warm water, gently massaging your skin in circular motions.

      5. Pat your skin dry using a clean towel.

      Why it works:

      • Turmeric possesses anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can illuminate your complexion while reducing redness.
      • Raw honey acts as a natural humectant, preserving moisture and imparting a healthy radiance to your skin.
      • Yoghurt contains lactic acid, which offers gentle exfoliation, leaving your skin smoother and more vibrant.

      Incorporate this mask into your skincare routine once or twice a week to unveil a luminous and revitalized complexion.

      We cannot miss our hair also. Along with skin, our hair also is a Beauty magnet. 

      Ayurvedic pre-marriage hair care tips:

      While you may be familiar with some Ayurvedic hair care practices, here are lesser-known tips to prep your hair for the big day. From hibiscus and curry leaves masks to saffron-infused shine, these secrets can help you achieve stunning locks on your wedding day.

      1. Hibiscus and Curry Leaves Mask:

        Combine hibiscus petals and curry leaves into a paste. Apply it to your hair and scalp to nourish hair roots, prevent premature graying, and promote shine.

        2. Ayurvedic Hair Rinse:

          Use a hair rinse made from water infused with dried Indian gooseberry (amla) and fenugreek seeds. This rinse can help maintain hair color and thickness.

          3. Saffron Infusion:

          Soak a few strands of saffron in warm milk and apply it to your hair and scalp. This can add a natural golden shine to your hair.

          4. Henna Conditioning:

          Apply a henna hair mask to improve hair texture and colour. You can mix henna with yogurt and amla powder for added benefits.

          Heena for hairs with other natural ingredients and wooden comb

          5. Neem Oil for Dandruff:

          Massage neem oil into your scalp to combat dandruff and scalp infections. Neem is known for its antibacterial properties.

          6. Triphala Powder for Hair Wash:

          Mix Triphala powder with water to create a paste and use it as a natural hair wash. Triphala can help cleanse the scalp and promote hair growth.

          7. Ashwagandha for Stress Reduction:

          Incorporate ashwagandha supplements or ashwagandha-infused hair oils to manage stress, which can indirectly support healthy hair.

          8. Bhringraj Oil Massage:

          Bhringraj oil is renowned in Ayurveda for its hair-strengthening properties. Regular scalp massages with this oil can promote hair growth.

          9. Cooling Herbal Hair Rinse:

          Prepare a hair rinse by steeping herbs like rose petals, mint, and aloe vera in water. This can provide a cooling effect on your scalp and hair.

          10. Ayurvedic Hair Serums:

          Explore Ayurvedic hair serums containing ingredients like brahmi and amla for added nourishment and shine.

          Blue Nectar Plant Based Hair Serum

          Some ready to use products rooted with Plant Based Ingredients:

          • The Golden elixir of Kumkumadi face serum:

          The Blue Nectar Kumkumadi Face Serum is a potent skincare solution designed to impart a natural radiance to your skin while combating signs of aging. Enriched with the goodness of Ayurvedic herbs and saffron, this serum enhances your complexion and reduces blemishes and pigmentation, leaving your skin with a youthful, glowing appearance. It provides deep hydration for supple and nourished skin, making it suitable for various skin types. With its anti-aging properties, this serum helps diminish fine lines and wrinkles, ensuring your skin looks its best. Incorporate it into your skincare routine for a revitalized and radiant complexion, making it a valuable addition to your pre-wedding skincare regimen for both brides and grooms.

          Blue Nectar Kumkumadi face serum

          • Bold, Not Concealed! ( Embracing natural beauty over heavy makeup or concealing )

          Blue Nectar's Plant-Based Niacinamide under Eye Serum is unique because it uses the power of Red Banana to reduce dark circles and fine lines. It's made with 17 Ayurvedic herbs like Papaya, Potato Starch, and Honey that naturally exfoliate, soothe, and hydrate your under-eye area. This serum is gentle, ethical, and suitable for various skin types, so you can have confident, radiant eyes on your wedding day without worrying about under-eye bags.

          Blue nectar Under Eye Serum

          • Body glow and massage oil 

          The Blue Nectar Nalpamaradi Thailam is a must-have for pre-wedding skincare. It brightens your skin, reduces tan, and evens out skin tone. Plus, it keeps your skin deeply hydrated and soft. It's safe for all skin types and free from harmful chemicals. This traditional bridal beauty treatment is your secret to clear and radiant skin before your big day.

          Blue Nectar Nalpamaradi Tailam for skin brightening

          • Ready to use Ubtan

          The Shubhr Turmeric Star Anise Powder Face Cleanser is a 3-in-1 solution that acts as a dry cleanser, scrub, and mask. It contains 9 Ayurvedic herbs, including Turmeric and Star Anise, to brighten the skin, remove tan, and address blemishes. This versatile product provides an instant glow, reduces blackheads, and is suitable for all skin types. Powder Face Cleansers offer a gentle, customizable cleansing experience, saving time and simplifying your skincare routine. Blue Nectar's Shubhr Powder Face Cleansers are natural, preservative-free, and effective in promoting even skin tone and improving pigmentation marks. Enjoy glowing, flawless skin with the benefits of Powder Face Cleansers.

          Blue Nectar 3 in 1 Ubtan for face

          As you embark on this beautiful journey towards your wedding day, remember that skin care is not just about looking good; it's about feeling your best, inside and out. So, let nature be your guide, embrace self-care, and radiate confidence on your special day. Here's to a wedding filled with love, laughter, and the glow of a lifetime!

          Recommended Products by Blue Nectar:

          Kumkumadi Tailam Face Serum | Kumkumadi Face serum for glowing skin with Pure Sandalwood and Saffron

          Shubhr Vitamin C Face Serum with Hyaluronic Acid | Radiant & Spotless Skin

          Shubhr Plant Based Niacinamide Under Eye Serum with Papaya & Potato Starch for Dark Circles & Puffiness

          Shubhr Turmeric Star Anise Powder Face Cleanser for Glowing Skin

          Shubhr Neem Face Cleanser | Acne Control & Oil Balancing

          Shubhr Rose Face Tonic Mist | Skin Toning & pH Balance

          Shubhr Kumkumadi Skin Glow Oil | Body Polishing & Nourishing

          Nalpamaradi Turmeric Brightening Massage Oil | Skin Rejuvenation & Even Tone

          Green Tea Hair Serum for Frizz Free & Stronger Hair with Plant Based Biotin

          Amritanadi Assam Green Tea with Digestive Aniseed

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