The Exfoliation Solution

When you see little flakes on your skin its so tempting to grab the nearest scrub and watch them disappear. Often to find that they are back the next day and possibly even worse. Each skin type has a specific need to keep it in its balanced state. Too much exfoliation will create more dryness.

Makeup Only Looks As Good As the Skin Underneath 

Flakes + Dryness = Dehydration

Makeup and Hair by Carolyn Laura + Photo by Anthony Poff    



Additional Skin Care Recommendations 

The owner of Modern Bridal Studio, Carolyn Laura is a master esthetician and skincare educator. She has taught the skincare curriculum for Aveda for 4 years and maintained a position as medical esthetician for 5 years. She is a believer in all natural ingredients and a company that cares what they put in their products. Taking care of your skin properly will make the event day makeup look better and even stay in place longer. The dead skin on the surface can tend to collect makeup, making it appear heavier.


Here are some of her favorites exfoliators from the Beauty Counter line with links to buy:

Note: oily skin 2-3 times a week, normal skin 1-2 times a week is best.




Great for all skin types, 100% natural ingredients, use as a mini peel 2-3 times a week, best used with rejuvenating serum for anti aging and hydrating effect.  

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Use daily for softening fine lines, hydration and a gentle skin smoothing effect for your skin. This to me, is the organic version of La Mer's signature serum. The subtle brightening effect will start to become visible within just a few days. 

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Cream exfoliator is best used on dry skin 2-3 times a week before you mask. This is a gentle formula made with coconut oil and jojoba beads for the bride concerned with only using the healthiest ingredients on her skin. 

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