28 Mar Wake Up With Wedding Day Skin

When you think of a bride, you probably envision a woman in a beautiful white dress with gorgeous hair and glowing skin. And while you can’t exactly wear a beyond amazing gown and get your hair and makeup professionally done every day (if only), you can make glowing, wedding day skin a constant thanks to Aveda’s Tulasara Wedding Masque Overnight and Wedding Masque Eye Overnight.

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The Inspo

These products were inspired by the haldi (turmeric) beauty ritual, a pre-wedding ceremony that has been a part of Hindu tradition for generations. (Read: this one has definitely withstood the test of time.) During the haldi ceremony, family members mix turmeric, chickpea powder and rose water into a paste and spread it on the bride and groom as an offering of good luck. After they wash it off—about three hours later—their skin is brighter and more radiant, thanks to the magic of turmeric.

While slathering turmeric paste all over yourself isn’t exactly easy to incorporate into your daily routine (um, not to mention the disaster it would spell for your sheets), you can still take advantage of its brightening superpowers. The Tulasara Wedding Masques contain curcuminoids, a colorless (!) turmeric root extract that helps brighten skin and promote a more even-looking skin tone over time. True to Aveda’s commitment to plant-derived ingredients, it also contains potato, tomato and raspberry plant stem cells and apricot seed oil, both of which support the natural repair processes that happen at night.

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What To Do

Start winding down for bed about an hour before you want to actually hit the hay. We recommend shutting down the screens, lighting a candle and catching up with a favorite book. Right before bed, wash your face with a cleanser to remove makeup and other impurities (this is a current favorite). Once your face is clean, grab the Wedding Masque Eye Overnight and gently dab a small amount under your eyes. Then, apply the Wedding Masque Overnight to the rest of your face, neck, and décolleté. Pro tip: take some deep breaths while you do this and enjoy the soothing scent of jasmine and chamomile, both of which promote sound sleep.

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Why Overnight?

Your mom might have told you that nothing good happens after midnight, but we beg to differ. (Sorry, mom! We concede that you were right about everything else.) Your skin naturally shifts into repair mode while you sleep, so it’s the perfect time to give it a little extra boost. We recommend applying a thick coat of the masques before bed to really let them work their magic.

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Commit Yourself

Like most things that are good for us in life (going to the gym, eating healthy, learning to dance like Beyoncé by watching her music videos literally hundreds of times), consistency is key. To really get that wedding day radiance on the reg, we recommend you use these products every single night. The steady use of the masques brightens and nourishes skin and provides anti-aging benefits over time.

Got any questions about the masques, or want to try them out? We love to talk Tulasara. Stop by any of our locations (in Sandestin, Pensacola Beach and Orange Beach) to ask us about the Wedding Masque Overnight and grab a sample. Just wait—it’ll have you believing in love at first sight.