A Groom’s Guide to Wedding Prep

Updated: Feb 13, 2019


Four Tips to Look and Feel your Best on your Wedding Day


When the word, “wedding” is mentioned in conversation, most people automatically think of the bride. Have you seen her ring? What will her dress be like? How will she do her hair? Often times, the groom can be incorrectly interpreted as an extra on the wedding day, when he is in fact the co-star! The groom should be equally prepared for his wedding day as his bride; both mentally and physically! We’ve got you covered, below are some grooming tips the groom can follow to ensure he looks and feels his best on the best day ever!


Plan ahead

While this may seem like an obvious piece of advice, there are many small components that go into making your wedding day spectacular. If you fail to plan ahead on some of these, you may find yourself scrambling to get everything done when you’re down to the wire. As the groom, it’s a major part of your job is to help keep your bride calm. This starts with trying to be more involved. Helping with little things such as a scheduling a meeting with your photographer, or emailing with the caterer can alleviate some of the stress for your future spouse! Taking care of these tasks along the way rather than all at once will leave you more time to enjoy wedding planning and the actual day itself.


Prep your hair

Your wedding day will be one of the most photographed days of your life. Meeting with your barber or hairstylist a few months in advance to plan out your wedding day ‘do can help to ensure you’re mane is well maintained in all your photos. If your hair tends to be on the thinner side, your stylist may recommend a certain type of shampoo or even a topical solution. If you’re dealing with something more serious and long term, look into including Finasteride into your daily routine. With regular use, Finasteride can help you see thicker hair growth and slower hair loss. While everyone is different, one thing’s for sure, you want to look back on your wedding photos and know you were feeling your best from the inside to the outside.

Extra insight: If you’re rocking the clean shaven look up top but still want to be sure the hair on your face says, “I do,” smooth any flyaways with a beard oil like this one.


Find time to exercise

Although it may seem like there are not enough hours in the day, setting out even a small amount of time for physical activity can make a large impact. Incorporating exercise into your daily routine doesn’t have to be exclusively for weight loss. Breaking a sweat releases endorphins, which are sometimes referred to as the brain’s feel good chemicals. Endorphins help to reduce pain and stress, so if you’re feeling overwhelmed with wedding planning, consider taking a break to hit the gym. Short on time? No worries! There are plenty of HIIT workouts available that allow you to get your sweat on in barely any time at all.


Remember what the day is about

With all the chaos of wedding planning, it’s easy to get wrapped up and completely forget what your wedding day is actually about. Be sure to take the time throughout the process to remember that this day is about you, and your soon to be spouse, professing your love for one another in front of those most important to you. Let’s not forget the epic celebration to follow! Openly communicate about how you’re feeling throughout the entire planning process and you will hopefully omit and stressors throughout the process. If you can keep this in mind throughout the planning stages as well as the day of, you’re sure to look and feel your best and have the time of your life.

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