What can you do about it?
sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is a medical condition and
according to the International Hyperhidrosis Society,
there are several ways to deal with it both on a short
or a long term basis (a latest procedure
underarm sweating permanently). And while the
recommendations below are for a
wedding day or another
red-carpet moment in your life, these may very well
apply to you if you are
important presentation/speech or are attending a
brides know to book their beauty appointments early
shopping for dresses even earlier, so too should
brides and grooms seek
skin and sweat care in advance. According to Dr. Dee
Anna Glaser, the optimal time for a bride or groom to
seek treatment for a sweating problem is 8 to 10 weeks
prior to the big day.
For many, the most
sure-fire sweat treatment will be
injections. That's right;
Botox is not just for
cosmetic enhancement of the face, it's now also widely
used to control sweating of the
forehead, and other body areas.
underarms once in the morning and again prior to bedtime;
application twice daily - and especially before bedtime - has
been shown to be more effective. Antiperspirants may be used
on hands and feet as well as on underarms.
Consider using a
stronger over-the-counter antiperspirant such as Secret
Platinum, Certain-Dri, or B+Drier.
foods, caffeinated beverages, and alcohol.
black solid colors are the best at hiding sweat marks and they
are always in style for
Did you find
what you are looking for? Try another
wedding dress or suit for fun and
fashion but also for functionality. Wear under
layers made of
natural fabrics that offer more air circulation
around the body and wick away moisture. Brides, if
pantyhose which can feel hot and induce sweating --
and save the
fancy lingerie for the
wedding dress with sleeves? Then dress shields
(small pads that go in your armpits to absorb sweat) may
be an option, for both men and women.
feet cool and dry even in
heels, and other
wedding shoes by using
sweat-absorbing and wicking insoles such as Summer
handkerchief in your purse or pocket to absorb extra sweat
on your palms prior to holding hands, shaking hands, or
travel-sized antiperspirant in your pocket or
purse for quick application prior to making your grand
stress-relieving activities in advance of the big day,
and meditation together is a great way for
share intimacy, especially during the stressful
wedding planning season. Many
even offer couple's yoga.
Dance lessons can also help
couples to feel confident (and therefore, less likely to
sweat) during that all-important first dance at the reception.