Countdown to Wedding Confidence

Countdown to Wedding Confidence

Top cosmetic doctor Dr Galyna Selezneva reveals how brides can look and feel their best

1 year to go…
“This is the best time for an initial consultation. We usually start by looking at the shape of the wedding dress,” says Dr Galyna. Potential areas of concern will be identified and a treatment path created.

6-9 months to go…
Body contouring treatments begin. As ‘The Body Expert’ Dr Galyna has all of the FDA approved, non-invasive body contouring devices that a brideto- be could ever need. Treatment areas include; upper arms, stomach, bra bulge, thighs, ankles and neck.

6 months to go…
To ensure bright and clear skin, facial treatments are best started 6 months before the wedding, Treatments are chosen depending on individual skin concerns which for a great many brides, are skin laxity, texture and tone. Dr Galyna has several recommendations; “Medical grade micro needling is beneficial for those who have concerns about skin texture. It involves the insertion of short, very thin needles into the top layer of the skin. This promotes collagen and elastin production which rejuvenates the skin and reduces pore size.”

For women worried about skin tone and pigmentation, Dr Galyna also recommends Fraxel Laser. “1-2 sessions of Fraxel, helps to even up skin tone and erase sun damage and pigmentation.’

3 months to go…
Not only is the wedding day fast approaching but so is the honeymoon! Now is the time to tackle pesky cellulite! The perfect dress has been chosen and the date is finalised - you’re getting married! There are wedding planners to help you organise the day but who can help ensure you look and feel your best? Dr Galyna Selezneva has helped countless brides achieve wedding day confidence through face and body ‘tweakments’. Having recently announced her own engagement and in the midst of planning her own wedding, she has provided the ultimate countdown to wedding
day confidence.

These treatments work well alongside body contouring treatments. Dr Galyna’s top picks, and the treatments which she uses in her clinic are ULTRAcel and Exilis Elite. ULTRAcel uses a combination of three technologies to lift and tighten the SMAS layer of the skin which loosens and drops as we age. Exilis Elite uses radio frequency energy to stimulate and strengthen collagen, which improves skin laxity and minimises the appearance of cellulite.

1 month to go…
Dr Galyna recommends Hydrafacial to boost the skin. It detoxifies, removes dead skin cells, extracts any debris and provides long lasting hydration and essential nutrient support to protect and rebuild collagen levels. This ensures that the skin is in tip-top shape for the big day. She also notes “It is important to have a healthy lifestyle, making sure that you have a healthy diet and exercise regularly- not only before the wedding but year round. A lack of sleep can make the skin look dull - blood flow increases during sleep, which gives you that healthy well-rested glow. The body also produces more collagen during sleep, leading to less wrinkles and dryness.” So go to bed early!



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