By By Evans Craddock
All eyes are on you on your wedding day, so take a break from planning and do a little primping before the wedding festivities begin.
|Lash Extensions |
Made with synthetic fabrics, the lashes are bonded to your own with a gentle adhesive that dries soft on the lashes. The process takes one to two hours depending on the service you choose.
|Champagne Taste, |
841 Baxter St., Ste. 114, 704-366-5724
|Drop the Kleenex: There's no need to worry about your mascara running when things get emotional on the big day.||It's relatively short term: your lashes will last six to eight weeks.||$100 to $250 per first set; $25 to $75 per refill|
|Back Facial |
This fifty-minute facial for your back will leave your skin feeling extra soft for that strapless dress.
|Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy., |
|An aesthetician rubs and scrubs the oft-neglected place your hands can't.||Budget-conscious brides should note that back facials can be pricey.||$90|
|Eyebrow Threading |
Thread is twisted through unwanted hairs for easy removal.
|Varji & Varji, |
911 E. Morehead St.,
Ste. 600; 720 Governor Morrison St., Ste. 170,
|It's a great alternative to waxing if your skin is sensitive.||It takes a bit longer than traditional waxing.||$25 per visit|
|Teeth Whitening |
This whitening technique can make your teeth whiter by four to ten shades. The process usually takes about forty-five minutes.
|Ballantyne Center for Dentistry, |
15105 John J. Delaney Dr., Ste. K, 704-540-2255
|That’s easy: whiter teeth.||Expect teeth sensitivity for up to twelve hours after the procedure.||$599|
|Spray Tan |
A great way to get tan sans the UVA/UVB rays, a spray tan is a quick solution to get the glow before you walk down the aisle.
|Dilworth Tanning Salon, 1412 East Blvd., |
|It's quick, painless, and is easy on your skin.||Get the spray tan a few days before the wedding, otherwise your glorious glow might stain your gown.||Mystic Tan: |