Let me set the scenario: You are Mother of the Bride or Groom or Step Mother or just a good family friend of one of the nuptials. You want to look better than OK. It is an outdoor wedding. I can stop there if you have been around the wedding circuit but if not let me describe the perils of an outdoors wedding. It can rain, it can be blistering hot, you can be facing the sun, it can be windy or it can be cold. All these conditions add their own level of stress and where there is stress can hot flashes be far behind?
You understand more than your offspring that wedding pictures last forever. They will be looked at with hopefully your future grandchildren and maybe even the next, next generation. Certainly with this in mind you don’t want to look withered, damp, wrung-out or frazzled!
Here are 5 ways to Manage and Cope with hot flashes and The Wedding:
- Try for a light color dress.
Something lighter will not show sweat rings under your arms!
- Your dress cannot have a high neckline.
Of course you don’t want a plunging neckline either but be sure there is some breathing room around your neck, front and back.
- Think of wearing a hat.
Very British but very functional! Wards off the beating rays of the sun, rain and pinned down can work with wind gusts.
- If you are MOB or MOG, Work with your child’s new Mother-in-law.
Your child will be so happy that the 2 Moms are getting on so well. Hopefully you can present a united front on some of your (demands) requests!
- Waterproof Makeup and enough Hair Spray to hold down a flag.
It is a wonderful day and you may tear up. You may end up in a black dress with out a hat facing the sun on a 90-degree day with 90% humidity. You do not want your face smeared by your makeup or your hair to look frizzy, stuck to your head or crappy!
Any tips to add? Happy Wedding Season!!