Wedding Beauty Timeline

Beauty may be an afterthought when you're knee-deep in wedding planning.

You know you need to make time for some beauty prep, but when and where do you start? To make sure you look and feel amazing on your big day, we've created a Wedding Beauty Timeline to help you achieve that blushing bride (or groom!) glow.

Bride with a braided wedding hairstyle looks at herself in the mirror

Dreamcatcher Artistry


5–6 Months To Go...

If you have a goal to lose weight, tone up, or just plain feel better for your wedding, now's the time to get started on a health and fitness plan.

3–4 Months To Go...

Whether you're toying with the idea of a totally new hair color, a sassy bob, or glam eye makeup, this is an awesome time to start experimenting with your wedding-day look—without risking a last-minute disaster.

African-American brides with chic wedding hairstyles

Silver Immersion


1–2 Months To Go...

You're getting closer, so keep up those good habits and finalize your wedding-day beauty plans.

1–3 Weeks To Go...

Now you're in the home stretch!

Asian bride in front of a mirror getting her wedding makeup done

Triple Twist


3 Days To Go...

In the words of Aziz Ansari: "Treat yo'self!"

The Day Before...

Relaaaax. The big day is almost here, and you've never looked (or felt!) better.

An Indian bride wears a bejeweled bridal maang tika

Yana Beauty Studio


The Day Of The Wedding

You've made it...and you are stunning!


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Wedding Beauty Timeline


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