posted on 14th Jun 2013
Your hands and nails are sure going to be on show all day – and in a lot of wedding pictures – so you have to feel confident that they will look good. If your nails are looking a little worse for wear, don’t worry. We’ve asked a professional nail expert to reveal how to get them aisle ready in just a few simple steps…
Get a manicure
If time allows then have regular manicures approximately three months before your wedding day to get your nails in tip top condition. Don’t despair if you don’t have time, invest in some good quality tools that are made from high quality stainless steel, such as nail clippers, cuticle nippers and a nail file.
Use oil daily to stop nails becoming brittle and dehydrated.
Look for inspiration
Test out the nail colour or designs you want ahead of time so you’re 100 per cent happy on the day. Will you go for French polish or a subtle nail colour?
Discuss your options
Discuss with your nail technician or manicurist the options of having either natural nails, gel polish or acrylic enhancements. Gel polish is very strong and should last well into your honeymoon.
Don’t forget your feet
Your feet are so important, especially if you’re getting married in the summer and wearing open shoes. You’ll be standing on them for a long time and they need to look pretty for your honeymoon, too! Use a foot scrub to get the skin around the nails looking buff, too.
Gel polish procedure
It is highly recommend having a gel polish pedicure done. It will stay shiny and perfect until after your honeymoon and won’t discolour with sun creams.
Treat your fiancé to a manicure before the big day. His hands will be in lots of pictures too, so they’re just as important.
So these few simple steps could make all the difference to your special day!
Alyson at St Audries Park