keep calmIt is absolutely crucial to ensure that you look and feel your best on your wedding day. You will typically be on the go anywhere between 10-15 hours if not more on the day you get married and you want to make sure you look fantastic and feel great from start to finish to allow you to enjoy your wedding I have provided you with a few top-notch tips to help keep you going and keep you from getting too frazzled.

1 ) Make sure you get enough sleep, sleep is crucial to ensuring you feel absolutely fabulous on your wedding day. You don’t want to feel like you’re dragging around bricks on your feet or a sack of potatoes on your back. The better rested you are the brighter and more alert you will feel throughout the entire day. Remember that it will be a very long day, try to schedule in a few moments to just sit and relax, take a breather from all the days happenings to allow you to re-gather yourself and refresh your mind, take it easy on the caffeine and alcohol which can cause burn out and drag you down.

2) As Wedding Day approaches you may find yourself panicking about if everything is going to go perfectly, just as you planned. Don’t stress yourself out over all the details, will there be a bump in the road along the way on wedding day? Probably, accept that you have done all that you can and that the day will go smoothly. You don’t want to be so stressed out on wedding day about the minor details that you don’t get to truly enjoy the little things that will be memories cherished for years to come.

3) Stay well hydrated and eat properly within the weeks leading up to wedding day, water and healthy food is essential for keeping the body and mind sharp and healthy. Water provides the skin with moisture giving your skin a healthy bright glow. Having a summer wedding? Keep a bottle of water close-by, nobody wants a bride to end up with heat stroke or dizziness from heat exhaustion. Healthy foods like fruits and vegetables help to rid the body of toxins and nourish the body with vitamins and minerals.

4) Be yourself in your wedding photos, you want your photos to represent you and your partner’s love for one another. Don’t be too self-conscious of the camera, need to loosen up a little, force yourselves to laugh, this creates a beautiful photo of love and laughter. Don’t worry about if you blinked, your photographer will take several shots and get rid of the ones that didn’t turn out. Make sure you provide your photographer with a list of must have shots that you want to have included in your photos.

5) Practice everything! Practice walking in your shoes and wedding dress to avoid unfortunate mishaps, practice your vows, host a wedding rehearsal, Make sure that everything goes just as planned in your practice runs. Schedule a hair and make-up trial to make sure that they get the look that you are going for just right.

What are some things you did to help keep you calm, cool and collected on your wedding day? Comment down below!

Cassandra