Rhona Gillmore gives advice on looking great on your wedding day 

Your wedding is not the time to be hot and bothered! You don’t need me to remind you just how much there is to do when you are planning your wedding. The venue, the dress, the photography – the list is endless! So when it comes to wedding make-up, I have discovered that many families appreciate a really stress-free approach.

To do this we invite the bride into the clinic, before the big day, to get her make-up just right in a trial run. Then, on the day itself, we can even come to your own home to offer a full make-up service for bride, bridesmaids, mother of the bride and so on.

That way it’s just “next stop, the altar”!

While we are talking about keeping our cool, the recent summer is a reminder that make-up needs to be carefully selected and applied to stay on in hotter conditions – whether on those rare warm days or through the reception afterwards. Bridal make-up is very different from day to day casual makeup, and in the grand scheme of things probably the smallest outlay of all the other huge wedding costs - but so important for your photos.

And finally, my advice to help feet and legs survive what may be a long, warm day is to treat them with a cooling leg gel to avoid feeling tired and heavy.

The Rhona Gillmore Clinic is at 28, Park Street, Taunton, phone 01823-271367 or visit rhonagillmore.co.uk.