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Looking after your wellbeing while you're wedding planning is important. Discuss your health and fitness routines or help each other stay on track with your health and fitness goals.



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Slim Fast
churchbride, 26 October 2011 at 10:59

Hi Quite an easy one - Has anyone done Slim Fast? How did you find it? How much did you loose? I have about 2 stone to loose and would like to drop 2 dress sizes. I dont want to do it as a permenant...

Beatrizkhole, 2 hours ago 12 2,609
Weight Loss Tips
Saffy, 13 January 2021 at 04:28

Hi Ladies, I am getting married next year and I would love to loose a lot of weight. I am currently a size 16/18 and would love to get myself down to a size 8/10 by my wedding. Any tips for helping to...

Becky, sunday 21-Nov-21 11 531 2
Getting rid of blonde highlights wanting to go back to natural colour
Rachel, 9 November 2021 at 15:08

Hey girlies I was just wondering if anybody knew the quickest way to get rid of blonde highlights I don’t want to go the salon and have it stripped as all I want is my natural dark hair back for my...

Lucy, saturday 20-Nov-21 3 69
Weight loss support? :)
Daniella, 10 November 2021 at 00:52

Hey lovely brides, So I’m currently back on my health kick, I’m a stone down currently with a lot to go 🤣. Previously lost 3.5 stone but put it all back on in lockdown. I want to shift another 6 stone...

Daniella, friday 19-Nov-21 5 146
Hair and make up
Louryn, 8 November 2021 at 21:17

Hi is anyone doing there own hair and make up i have looked around and cannot jusify the price some of the prices that are being charged. Any help welcome

Kelly, friday 12-Nov-21 6 156
Suggestions for a make up artist in the London/essex area
Laginia, 1 November 2021 at 20:41

Hi everyone I'm getting married in July 2022 and looking for a make up artist in the London/Essex area. Ideally someone familiar with chinese bridal make up - if that makes a difference I'm not sure....

Laginia, sunday 7-Nov-21 2 31
Beauty/hair/skin/well-being regime preperation
Leanne, 5 November 2021 at 09:13

Being a Bride myself, I have used my business to my advantage and already started my stress free regimes for my wedding. I hope this helps anyone who may need a little help with this area, even if...

Leanne, friday 5-Nov-21 26
Pre-wedding beauty treatments/routines
Hannah, 3 November 2021 at 19:08

I’m curious to know what people are doing for their pre-wedding skincare routine. Are you having regular treatments or tweakments? What products are you using in the run up? How far out are you from...

Leanne, friday 5-Nov-21 3 113
Weight Loss Support
Mariette, 12 January 2021 at 08:34

Hi Ladies! I'm 5ft8 and currently weigh in at around 17.7 (after a 13lb weight loss). I get married in November 2021 and I'm doing slimming world to help me shift the lbs. Is anyone else doing...

Woakes22, monday 1-Nov-21 40 1,123 3
Struggling to lose weight!
Charlotte, 14 January 2021 at 15:13

Hello All! I'm getting married in August 2022 and am looking to lose weight for the wedding. I currently am 11st and am 5ft 3lb, im size 14 in clothing and would love to lose a st and a half! I dont...

Sophie, sunday 31-Oct-21 6 333
Scared my dress won't fit
RomanticBlueHair33815, 24 October 2021 at 10:32

As it says really, terrified my dress won't fit on the day. My diet and exercise regime is worse than ever. I keep putting on weight but I know I need to maintain where I am for my dress to fit on the...

Sophie, sunday 31-Oct-21 2 135
diy hair and make up
Wildberry, 24 October 2021 at 23:22

We are only having a small register Office wedding, we don't want to spend much at all. I looked at hair and make up prices and it will cost too much just for myself. I'm okay at make up but bridal...

Opanade, friday 29-Oct-21 11 285
Bridesmaids Hair & Make Up
Alice, 6 August 2021 at 22:13

I have 5 bridesmaids and I've started to look into hair and make up for me and my bridesmaids and I was very naive and didn't realise how expensive it is! I am definitely having my hair and make up...

Sasha, monday 25-Oct-21 22 547 1
Bridal hair
Sasha, 25 October 2021 at 09:03

Hi! Does anyone have recommendations for a hairdresser that specialises in long hair? TIA 💜🙏

Sasha, monday 25-Oct-21 20
Asian Bridal Make Up Artists
Riya, 27 September 2021 at 00:52

Does anyone have any good recommendations for Asian bridal make up artists who doesn’t cost an arm and a leg?

Riya, monday 27-Sep-21 18
Weightloss for your wedding
CharlotteRolfe, 28 August 2021 at 20:19

Good Evening I am currently in the phase of losing the last wobbly bits for my wedding in 12 months time. I have managed to lose 4 stone in 11 months, and in this time became a personal trainer....

Ben, wednesday 22-Sep-21 143 2
Gents Barbers
Adam, 16 September 2021 at 11:20

Good morning all. My partner and I are getting married in Lincolnshire next September. I had the idea of treating my best man, groomsmen, and the rest of the male members of the bridal party to a wet...

Charlotte, thursday 16-Sep-21 1 38
Hair and makeup pricing
Ella, 20 July 2021 at 09:51

I was wondering how much other brides have paid for hair and makeup? I’ve been quoted £700 for myself, mum and 2 bridesmaids. When you brake it down it makes sense but seems like a lot of money...

Sarah, thursday 9-Sep-21 13 480
Bridal Makeup Artist
MakeupbyK, 29 August 2021 at 17:00

Hi I am a bridal makeup artist located in Cheshire. I offer Bridal makeup and bridal makeup trials. I am happy to travel to the following locations below. -Cheshire-Manchester-Liverpool I am looking...

MakeupbyK, sunday 29-Aug-21 30
Staying accountable!
Kayleigh, 23 May 2021 at 17:04

I really just wanted to create a thread here to keep myself accountable for the next however many months it takes for me to hit target! I'm 16st 10lb atm. My target is eventually 10st 7lb so a long...

Michelle, sunday 29-Aug-21 27 467 2
Hair and Makeup artists for the groom
Martin, 24 August 2021 at 20:33

Anyone have any experience of having a hair and makeup artist at there wedding for the Groom, I'm really struggling to find any makeup artists that have experience in doing the makeup on the groom.

Louise, thursday 26-Aug-21 2 83
Waterproof mascaras for teary eyes
Fab, 15 August 2021 at 08:07

Hello everyone! I have been massively struggling with this one, as in the past 8 months my eyes got itchy and dry (and watery at the same time) so my usual trusty mascara has let me down 🙃 As my best...

Fab, sunday 15-Aug-21 37
Hair & Make Up
ExpensiveIvoryFlowers58781, 14 July 2021 at 10:22

I am trying to organise my hair and make up for my wedding at the end of September but struggling to find people and those who are available say I need to book before having a trial. Isn't the purpose...

Eminem, friday 13-Aug-21 6 360 1
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Mixed Raced Brides 👋🏽
Kayleigh Horner- Hughes, 2 August 2021 at 12:12

Hi everyone, I’m getting married on NYE Eve and am struggling to find a local makeup artist and hairdresser that can work with mixed raced skin & hair. Does anyone have any recommendations? I’m in...

Aroshkhan, monday 2-Aug-21 74
Make up and skin irritation
Fab, 27 July 2021 at 07:28

Hello brides near and far this one is for you. Back in February for the first time ever I developed a form of eczema and irritation only on my eyes that was into much of a problem because I wasn’t...

Fab, tuesday 27-Jul-21 36
Protection against beads chafing arms.
Becca, 8 July 2021 at 17:49

This might sound odd, but my wedding dress is heavily beaded. My seamstress suggested I use spray on plaster on my upper arms to protect against chaffing. Has anyone actually do this? Does it work? I...

Becca, tuesday 13-Jul-21 2 91
March 22 Accountability Thread
Betka, 23 June 2021 at 17:55

Hey, I'm getting married in March 22 and wondering if anyone else is getting hitched around the same date and looking for a healthy diet and exercise accountability club. I'm an okay-ish weight -...

Betka, wednesday 23-Jun-21 2 79
Getting “wedding Ready” Positivity Group
Mrsc-K2B, 7 June 2021 at 10:23

Hi everyone 🙋🏼‍♀️ I’m getting married in 2023 and wanting to get back on track with feeling good about myself in time for my wedding. I’ve noticed a few posts on here recently about getting “wedding...

Mrsc-K2B, monday 7-Jun-21 75
Upcoming wedding and lockdown weight gain
Amy, 27 May 2021 at 07:15

Hi, I am hopefully getting married in the beginning of August and now feeling really down as i haven't lost the weight i was planning to for the wedding. I have actually put on more weight! I have my...

Sarahjp2021, friday 4-Jun-21 14 577
Wedding Dress
Markandlisa2022, 18 May 2021 at 13:41

Hi all in hitched land... I’m currently a 14-16 U.K. size have gone from a size 20 but I’m really struggling to overcome this plateau I’ve hit, I’m seriously frustrated lol any suggestions

Markandlisa2022, wednesday 19-May-21 10 247 1
Help appreciated! Healthy slimmimg down to size 6
Atgatt, 20 February 2021 at 16:48

Hello lovelies, here's my situation - I'm currently a healthy size 8 on top (when wearing a padded bra) and 10 at the bottom, a classic pear shape, and totally in love with mermaid style dresses....

HappyBrownCars12359, tuesday 23-Mar-21 4 355
Weight Loss Motivation & Dress Advice
Stephanie, 11 February 2021 at 10:57

Hi all, I know there are lots of similar posts, so apologies. I have tried to lose weight unsuccessfully for years and am an unhappy size 20. I am getting married in May 2022 and have enjoyed wedding...

Farruhk, saturday 13-Mar-21 11 389 2

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