Because diet and lifestyle can have knock-on effects on skin, Rivas pays special attention to the choices she makes in the year leading up to her wedding. She has been limiting alcohol, dairy, refined sugar, and processed foods; swapping her coffee for green tea, which provides her with caffeine and antioxidants; adding loads of anti-inflammatory ingredients like turmeric and ginger; Sleep as much as possible. “Lack of sleep is always showing on my skin, especially around my eyes, so I take magnesium supplements to help me relax, and I try to get eight hours of sleep a night,” she says.
Just as Rivas develops skincare strategies for her many participating clients, she does the same for herself. Here, her month plan leads to a September event.
6–12 months ago
“One year later, it’s important Find your esthetician: your esthetician, makeup artist, hair stylist and dermatologist if you want some minimally invasive treatments. Starting a year with a facialist will give them enough time to learn about your skin And create a treatment plan for you. Some skin goals may take longer to reach than others, so giving yourself enough time to get there is key. Also, it’s important to start now to stick to your morning and night skincare routine.”
Six months ago
“Persistence is the key. Be consistent with your at-home skincare routine and do it monthly before your wedding Facials are going to be different. You’ll start noticing what treatments make your skin look its best and at this point some real changes are happening in your skin.”
Four months ago
“This is when I started my Clear & Brilliant treatment. Over time, this helps refine pores, smooth skin texture and build collagen protein and elastin to address fine lines and wrinkles. It’s also great for hyperpigmentation. I’d also start microneedling at this point. To soothe post-microneedling skin, iS Clinical Pro Heal Serum and iS Clinical Shield Recovery Balm are all excellent.”
3 Months Ago
“This is how I started my RF (radio frequency) skin tightening treatment Time because sometimes you don’t see the final results until 3 months later. I love this treatment for sculpting the jaw and tightening the skin. I will now also start my regular microcurrent treatment to lift and sculpt the face. The most important thing about microcurrent is not the equipment, but the consistency: if you do not commit to regular use, even the best equipment will not work. At home, I recommend using your equipment at least 3-4 times a week, if more More, that’s great! For a professional treatment, follow your skincare pro’s guidelines for your microcurrent series, whether monthly or every few weeks. After your series is complete, regular monthly treatments to maintain results are Key, including your use of microcurrent at home.”