Bridal Hacks 5 ways to handle wedding day beauty emergencies

Despite all your planning and preparations, it is possible to have last minute beauty problems, here is how to fix them with tips from beauty experts.

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Sometimes, our skin still misbehave the amount of love and care put into it, but the big day is the worst day for this to happen, fix your beauty emergencies with this tips.

  1. Puffy eyes- Waking up with this on your wedding day is terrifying but it can be rectified. Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, co-director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, says, “Chill out for 10 minutes with a gel eye mask. No mask on hand? Put spoons in the freezer for 30 minutes and use those instead.”

  2. Pimples- This is the ultimate bridal nightmare, however, there is a solution. Dr. Michael Lin, a Los Angeles- based dermatologist, suggests using a layer of a benzoyl peroxide- based acne medication to kill bacteria and shrink the pimple. If you’ve already picked at it, opt for Neosporin instead, since benzoyl peroxide can dry out an open wound and cause flaking. Just in case you don’t have benzoyl peroxide, celebrity facialist Joanna Vargas says, “Dab a bit of yogurt onto the blemish. The lactic acid and probiotics will calm and heal it fast!”

  3. Too much perfume- Maybe you were too nervous, used to too much perfume and ended up smelling like overpowering bottle of perfume, don't worry. Patti Kapla, V.P. of Business Development for FragranceNet.com, recommends swabbing skin with a cotton ball doused in rubbing alcohol to neutralize the scent, if need be, “reapply sparingly to pulse points like your wrists, inside your elbows and the nape of your neck," Kapia says. "The perfume will react with the natural fluctuations in your body temperature and emit scent throughout the day without overwhelming.”

  4. Smeared lipstick- Makeup artist Jenny Patinkin says, “Dab concealer around the edges of your lips, then blend to keep lipstick in place. Look for a concealer with an opaque finish, a creamier formula can make your lipstick bleed.”

  5. Crying your makeup off- It’s totally natural to shed a few tears on your wedding, but you can do this without looking like a total mess. Celebrity make- up artist,Cristina Bartolucci, suggests applying foundation over your tear tracks, then wiping clean with a tissue. The foundation will pick up the moisture in the tracks, leaving you with a clean surface. Dot foundation in a line down the tracks and blend to finish.

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