Skin care tips for brides can include cosmetic procedures

January 25, 2011

Skin care tips for brides can include cosmetic procedures
Skin care tips for brides can include cosmetic procedures

Brides-to-be typically find themselves in a frenzy in the days and months leading up to their weddings. In addition to finding the right dress, scheduling rehearsal dinners and planning the ceremony, women usually devote a significant amount of time to making sure that they look their best.

In addition to spa treatments and exercise, ladies preparing to walk down the aisle may opt to undergo various cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. Six months prior to the wedding date, women should start a skin care regimen. Microdermabrasion and laser hair removal may also be considered, according to The News-Star.

"Your skin cells regenerate ever 28 days, so it's important to exfoliate," Joy Smith, a skin care specialist, told the news source." Products are most beneficial when they are able to penetrate the skin."

Microdermabrasion is a non-surgical procedure that exfoliates the outermost layer of dead skin cells. The treatment can help improve acne scars, sun damage, enlarged pores and other skin flaws.

The news outlet also discusses the popularity of cellulite reduction, Yoga, Swedish relaxation massages and paraffin therapy.

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, laser hair removal and microdermabrasion were among the top nonsurgical procedures in 2009.


The mission of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) includes medical education, public education and patient advocacy. Plastic Surgery News Briefs are summaries of current stories found through various news and magazine outlets that relate to or mention plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. The views expressed in these news articles do not necessarily reflect the opinions of ASAPS, but are merely published as an educational service to our members and the general public. For additional information on these subjects and other plastic surgery related topics, please go to www.surgery.org

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