Bridal Beauty | Preperation Perfection
Every bride, and her squad, deserves to look and feel their best on their big day, and the lead up to the perfect excuse for indulgent pampering sessions. These pre-wedding treatments will ensure your skin looks flawless, your hair remains glossy and you feel like the best version of you walking down the aisle. So without further a do, let us introduce the treatments worth booking in for…
Instant glossy locks
For beautiful shiny locks on your big day, try a course of Salon Sloane’s Hair Filler treatment that promises healthier, happier hair. Using 100% hydrolysed keratin that’s loaded with essential proteins and minerals, the treatment repairs breakage, refills lost keratin and prevents split ends so you’re left with super nourished, luscious locks. They recommend a course of a minimum of three treatments leading up to the big day. From £60 at Salon Sloane, https://www.salonsloane.com, London SW3
The tailored tan
If you’re thinking about having sun-kissed bronzed skin to compliment your dress, look no further than the king of tanning, James Harknett. One of the most in-demand tanning experts for brides-to-be (he does over 500 brides a year), it’s best that you book in quick for his one-of-a-kind treatment. Using a bespoke technique that ensures you not only have a long-lasting glow, each tan is personalised taking into consideration tanning strength, shade of tan, to suit your skin tone and wedding dress, and a unique body sculpting technique. From £50 at W London, London W1D
Speed fix glow boost
For a more generic treatment that works for all skin types, the Hydrafacial is your one-stop shop for clear, glowing skin. Starting with lymphatic drainage to eliminate toxins, it’s followed by a deep cleanse and exfoliation, a gentle glycolic acid peel, painless extraction, a powerful cocktail of hyaluronic acid and antioxidants to hydrate the skin, and lastly LED lights to stimulate collagen. £150 per session at Thérapie Clinics.
Bespoke medi- facial
Brides who want to target more specific skin concerns should book in for a course of tailored facials, starting six months before the big day. Using a combination of personalised techniques, Debbie Thomas’ DNA Essential Skin Grade 1 is the ultimate prep and perfect for those who prefer a more medical approach. Treatments can include mild peels, LED light therapy, radio frequency and lymphatic drainage massages. From £600 for a course of 6, London SW3.
For the bridal party
Looking for a spa break? Head to one of Champneys’ four calming countryside locations to get away for the a night with their Celebration Spa Break and indulge in delicious and nutritious meals, experience their luxury spa facilities, enjoy a choice of one of their most loved treatments, and have fun at their group makeup workshop. It’s the perfect girly getaway to relax and rejuvenate before the big day. From £245.50 per person at Champneys Spa. Or, if you’re just visiting for a day, indulge in one of their more lavish signature treatments such as the Champneys Personalised Senior Massage which tailors the Swedish massage treatment to your needs, leaving you feeling totally relaxed and refreshed. From £75.
It’s no secret that eyebrows shape the whole face, and to ensure that your brows are looking their best, head to Nails and Brows for their ‘Bride-to-be Brows’ treatment for a bespoke brow journey that includes a thorough brow consultation, brow reshaping and three follow-up maintenance treatments. From the shape of your brow and how to get them fuller-looking, to advise on the perfect colour of pencil to use and how to groom them at home. £133 at London W1J
A matrimonial manicure
Get your hands and nails ready for your new wedding ring with a manicure at one of Nails Inc’s parlours. Try ‘The Works Manicure’ for the ultimate pamper which is a full treatment that includes a hydrating collagen soak, hydrating hand mask, a relaxing hand massage, cuticle work and paint. If your nails are brittle, ask for their treatment base coats such as the Nailkale Superfood Base Coat or Back to Life Recovery Treatment Base which is perfect for gel or shellac-treated nails. From £45 at Nails inc, find your UK location at