How Early Should Some Procedures Be Done Before My Wedding Day?
Are you getting ready for your amazing New Orleans wedding this year? If you’ve thought about scheduling a skin treatment to help you look your absolute best on your special day, you’re not alone. Many people want to feel their most beautiful on their wedding day—and an experienced licensed dermatologist can help you achieve the look that you want.
Knowing when to have your desired procedure to ensure your new look is at its best for your wedding day is important information to have. If you aren’t sure where to begin, our board-certified providers at Être Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Center, Dr. Kyle Coleman and Dr. Lisa Donofrio, are here to help. They have had to pleasure of working with many brides-to-be, helping them plan their cosmetic procedures in advance for optimal recovery time and stunning results for their big day. Here are some general guidelines on when to plan your pre-wedding treatments.
When To Book Surgical Treatments Before the Big Day
If it’s surgical treatments you’re interested in, like a lip lift, facial fat transfer, or neck lift, we tell our brides to book their surgical procedures as soon as possible. You don’t want to delay a dress fitting, or other important task, because you’re recovering from a procedure. More importantly, you want to give yourself ample time to heal before the wedding, allowing yourself less stress in the weeks and months leading to the ceremony.
Our Most Popular Non-Invasive Cosmetic Treatments for Brides-To-Be
It is not uncommon for a bride to want to alter a bit more than just her dress. From skin texture, thin lips, skin discoloration, lost volume, and sagging skin, there are tons of options to explore to ensure you look your wedding best. Some of the most popular pre-wedding treatments we offer include:
- BOTOX®— Because brides don’t have time for downtime: Being a bride can be a juggling act of appointments, which doesn’t leave much time for self-care. With BOTOX®, you can smooth away wrinkles in 30 minutes or less. Best of all, BOTOX® requires no downtime, so you can squeeze in an appointment with only a few weeks before the big day.
- Lip Augmentation— Get Ready For “You May Now Kiss the Bride”: Get your lips ready for the wedding day kiss. Lip augmentation with dermal fillers is non-surgical and non-invasive. The results are instant and can last for months. Schedule this beauty treatment a few weeks before your wedding day to ensure any bruising or swelling is gone before the ceremony.
- Kybella®— Ditch the Double Chin: We want your wedding day to be filled with things you love like friends, flowers, and cake—not the double chin. Kybella® is an injectable solution that breaks down fat cells beneath the chin, but you must schedule your treatment soon. Typically, it takes 2-5 treatments for optimal results.