Be The Center Of Attention
Every bride dreams of looking her most beautiful on her wedding day, which is why hair and make up play an essential part m the overall preparation. The Sanctuary, the Island's largest Clarlns salon, has a number of qualified beauty therapists highly skilled at perfecting make up to suit any occasion.
Caroline Skillicorn works at The Sanctuary on a part time basis, and is the initial contact when discussing wedding make-up requirements. Caroline has a wealth of experience of working within the beauty industry including a 2 year stint working on the Christian Dior make up counter in Harrods. Commenting on her role she said, "I love the excitement that is generated in the build up to a wedding and it's great to be such an integral part of the day*
"We always recommend that a bride visits us for a consultation a few weeks poor to the big day to ensure that she Is happy with the condition of her skin and to answer any questions that she might have about her skincare routine Once we have all this information, we then discuss what look the bnde is hoping for and consider all factors such as what time of year the wedding will be taking place, colours that will feature In the wedding bouquet and that will also be worn by the bridesmaids and immediate wedding party. These days, most bndes tend to go for a very neutral look with perhaps a little more emphasis on the eyes, which can be done in a number of ways such as using sparkling highlighters."
The Sanctuary first opened its doors to the public earlier this year and was designed with pure indulgence end relaxation in mind, therefore it is considered the ideal venue to allay any wedding nerves and also help create a little excitement on the day of the wedding - especially when the complimentary champagne starts to flow. Alternatively, Caroline and her colleagues are also more than happy to come to the brides' house on the morning or the wedding armed with all the latest Oarins make up and skincare products.
Although the preparation on the actual day itself is a priority, there arc also a variety of beauty treatments to be hod in the weeks leading up to it "Many brides opt for eyebrow shaping, eyelash tinting and full leg waxes since traditionally the honeymoon immediately follows the wedding." Says Caroline, "Manicure?., pedicures and the Airport St Trope/ Tanning Booth are also very popular."