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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 Essex from places like Colchester, Harlow, Southend, Chelmsford, Grays, Braintree and Clacton, whom you might want to get in touch with...

Don't forget to mention An Essex Wedding magazine when contacting a hair, beauty or fitness professional.

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Sam is a Professionally Trained Makeup Artist with over 20 year’s experience in the Make Up Industry and is particularly sought after for her Wedding Makeup. Collaborating on many photo shoots including features in and Many bridal magazines.

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Billericay’s Leanne Perilly MUA has a 2023 offer

Google 'Essex Make-Up Artists' and you'll be hit with nearly six million results. Gulp. Step forward Billericay's Leanne Perilly, with an impressive 17 years as a professional make-up artist under her belt. "My passion is for attention to detail, making you look and feel your most confident and beautiful on your special day," says Leanne. "I've introduced a special offer for 2023 brides who book me before the end of March 2023 for mid-week Essex weddings. For £410 – saving you £50 – this includes your make-up on the day, along with four others, in addition to your pre-wedding make-up trial."

Posted: 3 January 2023

How to ensure a good night's sleep before your big day

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

New salon pampering Essex brides-to-be

In the run-up to your wedding day, what better reason to take a break from the wedmin than for some serious R&R? From manicures and pedicures to facials and massages, Witham's newest salon The Halcyon Room has an extensive treatment list for the bride and her bridal party – why not treat the mothers-of- the-bride- and -groom too? Founded by beauty therapist Emma Foley, who boasts more than 20 years' professional industry experience, The Halcyon Room is a purpose-built beauty room at her home. It provides a tranquil retreat and a calming, relaxing space to truly unwind. The treatment list includes: manicures and pedicures using CND-Shelkac, Vinylux and Gelish products, waxing (including intimate waxing using warm Wax:One), tinting, massage, facials using Eve Taylor products and eyelash lifting – perfect for pre-wedding pampering, on the day itself, the honeymoon and beyond.

Posted: 12 October 2022

Natural ways to relieve wedding day nerves

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

10 simple tips for a stress-free wedding

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

Girl power: Incredible Dunmow skincare line-up

Want to support local when it comes to your skincare? Say hello to Farm Girl By Sarah Jane, owned by Dunmow aesthetician Sarah-Jane Malins. Farm Girl By Sarah Jane specialises in result-driven yet low invasive facials and massage from her Essex studio. One of the many treatments offered, The Famous Full Works, improves the appearance, tone and texture of the skin thanks to a combination of steam, dermaplaning, gentle digital needling and an algae mask, all finished with a mini shoulder massage.

Posted: 12 July 2022

A good night's sleep with Dreams - 8 top tips!

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

Thinking about a crash-diet for the wedding? Don't do it!

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

Colchester welcomes e.m.skin clinic & beauty - a new name in beauty

One of Colchester's most well-known high street businesses, Amy Gordon Skin Clinic & Beauty Boutique, came under new ownership on 1st June. Emily Farrell, who has been the front of house manager and a senior beauty specialist at the multi award-winning advanced skin clinic and beauty salon on North Hill in Colchester, has taken over the business from founder Amy Gordon, who gave the company her name. Launching as e.m.skin clinic & beauty, the new brand will be offering luxury beauty treatments and a vast range of medically graded skin treatments for the people of Colchester.

Posted: 6 June 2022

Essex's Le Keux Vintage Salon owner busier than ever this Spring

Branch Manager Miss Irregular Grace, a.k.a Anna, heads up a team of expert vintage stylists from a fabulous '50s venue in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. What's more, Anna has had a busy couple of months and is looking forward to the launch of her new academy day in May. She says, "Firstly, I had the pleasure recently of meeting Angel from TV's Escape to the Chateau and styled her hair ready for the Southend date of their book tour. "I have also recently been featured on the Gadget Show, the episode aired Wednesday 23rd March on Channel 5. I visited our Birmingham branch owned by Lynsey Le Keux, which is where filming took place and we product tested hairdryers, with a fun element of styling a quiff on various Elvis impersonators."

Posted: 5 April 2022