Obviously you want to look your best and feel wonderful on your wedding day. To achieve this you need not only to plan, but also to act, ideally at least six months in advance of your big day.
Beauty treatments and fitness should commence as soon as you can. The range of treatments are huge including waxing, facial, teeth whitening and manicure, to name but a few. Timing is especially important when it comes to hair and makeup, and to ensure you look your best on your wedding day, consider a trial well in advance.
There are a whole range of experts to help you including fitness training and hair and beauty specialists. It is unlikely you will be able to cover everything yourself so consult a professional. Whatever you do, don't leave everything until the last minute.
Here’s some great ideas from hair, beauty and fitness businesses based in the North West from places like Manchester, Preston, Lancashire and the Lake District, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your North West Wedding magazine when contacting a hair, beauty or fitness professional.
ESPA has teamed up with King Street Townhouse in Manchester to launch the Light Salon. Providing LED non-invasive treatments, there are three exclusive options to choose from, each designed to leave you feeling relaxed and your big-day best. Priced from £50, the treatments last between 30 and 55 minutes.
King Street Townhouse is an impressive Italian Renaissance building with contemporary features throughout, including monochrome tiling and commissioned artwork. With 40 bedrooms to choose from, an on-site bar, restaurant, rooftop spa, infinity pool, steam room and relaxation area, there are plenty of spaces to explore and relax in the run-up to your wedding.
Posted: 31 August 2023
Spabreaks.com 2022 booking data has revealed that spas in the South totalled 57.4% of all bookings made in 2022, winning the battle of the spas against the north of England. The UK spa industry has a lot to offer, whether you're looking to escape to the countryside or fancy break in the city. Whether it's in the north or south, there's a place in the UK that will accommodate whatever spa break you're looking for.
Posted: 22 May 2023
SalonNo.7 is a new salon in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire. Owned by award-winning hair stylist Olivia Gregson, the salon has undergone a complete makeover to create a modern and relaxed atmosphere.
Situated on Moorland Road, the salon offers a range of services for brides-to-be and their wedding parties, with something to suit everyone.
Visit www.facebook.com/salonno.7stannes for more information about the salon and what it has to offer.
Posted: 16 March 2023
Anxious brides and grooms-to-be have been offered top tips on beating their wedding nerves and getting a good night's sleep ahead of their all important day. The fitted furniture experts at Online-Bedrooms.co.uk have provided their tips to those who are likely to be overcome by nerves, affecting their sleep. Among the nerve-busting tips are incorporating sleep inducing scents into your room, planning a pre-bed workout and avoiding spicy foods. Nic Shacklock, from Online-Bedrooms.co.uk said: "Pre-wedding nerves often lead to a lack of sleep ahead of what is regarded as the most important day of many people's lives.
Posted: 24 October 2022
Wedding day jitters are normal — but not necessarily welcome! In this article Jo Webber, Herbal Education Lead at Pukka Herbs, shares four natural ways to keep them at bay. Weddings are one of the most significant life events you can go through, so its no surprise that wedding day jitters are so common. Even the most committed couple are bound to get butterflies when standing up in front of everyone they know to say their vows, and no matter how excited you are to tie the knot, nerves before or even during the ceremony are completely normal. That said, no one wants nervousness and anxiety to get in the way of enjoying their big day. But how can you relieve your wedding day jitters in a natural way? Here, I'll share four simple methods for curbing your nerves ahead of a wedding.
Posted: 21 August 2022
From trying to keep yourself and your spouse-to-be happy, to accommodating ample requests from friends and family, weddings can cause a lot of stress and anxiety during the planning period as well as on the big day itself. In the past year searches for 'wedding anxiety' have increased by +60% which highlights you're not the only one if you're feeling like this. To ensure couples have a wonderful and stress-free wedding experience, life insurance broker, Reassured has put together 10 helpful tips to reduce stress.
Posted: 7 August 2022
Being a bride or groom is arguably one of the most exciting and heart-warming days of a person's life, but as the big day draws closer, pre-wedding insomnia can cause difficulty in falling, and staying, asleep. As we know, our sleep is very important and no one wants tired eyes on such a big day. But what can we do to avoid the sleepless nights? According to Dreams Sleep Expert, Sammy Margo, consistency is key. So, maybe it's time to drop the outdated wedding 'preparation' superstitions. Sammy says: "We love rhythm and routine, so sticking to the same routine of bed sharing makes sense before your big day.
Posted: 9 July 2022
With wedding season upon us, a new plan, devised by nutrition and fitness experts at PowerWave, the portable home-gym training device, has been launched to help brides (and grooms) get ready for their special day. Created by PowerWave founder "Coach" Jay Laville, its free healthy weight loss guide covers everything from macros to mindset, calories to caffeine and from sugar to sleep. It is also packed full of healthy recipe ideas and inspirational advice from the PowerWave team.
Posted: 1 July 2022
Relax and unwind with the new at-home pamper experience from Koddle. Based in Manchester, Koddle has brought together industry experts in heat-related therapies and scents to create a new range of affordable luxury pamper experiences, including an exclusive range of heat packs, sleep masks and essential oils. Ideal for pre-wedding relaxation, this range of products includes essential oils that are known to induce sleep, promote relaxation or provide an invigorating boost. From soothing aching limbs after a long workday to simply taking some time to look after your wellbeing, Koddle's range of hand-made products is the ultimate in self-care luxury.
Posted: 29 June 2022
One of the world's leading ecologically-friendly glitter manufacturers, Ronald Britton Ltd based in Manchester has launched Bioglitter HOLO, the first and only certified fresh water biodegradable holographic effect glitter product.
Stephen Cotton, the commercial director, said "Bioglitter Holo completes the trio of glitter effects; Metallic – Bioglitter SPARKLE, Opalescent – Bioglitter PURE, and finally Holographic – Bioglitter HOLO. Holographic is a very popular effect, it's the one that everyone has been asking for."
The new Bioglitter HOLO products exhibit a spectacular holographic effect, splitting light into its individual component parts resulting in a brilliant rainbow effect. In non-diffuse direct light, for example, sunshine or LED lights, these products really excel, producing an eye-catching kaleidoscope of dazzling colour. Bioglitter HOLO comprises of two sub ranges: Cosmetic – for leave-on and rinse-off cosmetic applications, and Deco - for coating, printing, art & craft, and other non-cosmetic applications.
Posted: 23 June 2022