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SKIN DEEP

PROBLEM: Dull Skin

“I want the opposite of a glow on my wedding day,” said no bride ever. But seasonal changes and dehydration (say, from hitting the wine to counteract wedding planning stress) can cause your complexion to have a dry, lackluster appearance. To boost your glow at home, incorporate a vitamin C serum into your morning skin care routine. “This can help prevent fine lines, wrinkles and skin cancer. It also notably brightens the complexion as it’s a potent antioxidant,” says Marnie Nussbaum, a dermatologist in New York. You can also try an at-home glycolic peel—just make sure you give yourself a couple of weeks before your wedding to avoid walking down the aisle with blotchy, irritated skin. For more immediate results, consider making an appointment with a dermatologist

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