Getting Married? Bridal Makeovers Are In High Demand By Michael A. Devlin, MD on May 28, 2015

Dr. Michael Devlin, cosmetic surgeon in Little Rock Arkansas, regularly works with women who want a more slimmed portioned shape. Both brides and non-brides want to look their best.  However, women who are getting married soon are increasingly turning to plastic surgery to look their best in wedding dresses and honeymoon bikinis.


What is a bridal makeover?

Looking and feeling your best on the biggest most important day of your life, is not just a goal for some women, but a mission. Many brides start working out harder and dieting with greater success during this time.  They often come to Dr. Devlin with concerns over their skin or areas of their body that they want improved to look better on that special day. Bride to Be’s have started factoring in cosmetic surgery procedures into their wedding budget.   Brides are not only opting for things from Botox to breast augmentation, but they are also getting their bridal party involved as well. A number of brides are bringing their bridal party to Devlin Cosmetic Surgery for Botox or Dysport and other skin care treatments, several weeks before the big day, instead of a bridal party gift.

Here is a list of the most sought after bridal treatments:



All women will say that the want their eyes to look their best on their wedding day.  Latisse can help grow and thicken your eyelashes and help you achieve the look you want.  Latisse is applied daily starting at least one month before your wedding.

Breast Augmentation

Breast Implants  have been and still is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures for women.  Specifically for the bride to be they want to feel more beautiful and fill out the top of their wedding dress.  It is best to give yourself a minimum of six weeks to heal to give the implants a chance to settle into a more natural position.


The most requested areas for liposuction are on the abdomen, waist, hips and thighs.  Most women will find the perfect dress but want it to fit in a better way.  Some areas of stubborn fat may be getting in the way of the ideal look. Full results of liposuction can take up to three months to see. For this reason, surgery is advised 4-5 months before your big day. 

Liposuction of the chin

 On your wedding day thousands of pictures will be taken at hundreds of different angles. Brides are worried about how their neck and chin will look because they often will wear their hair pulled back. Liposuction of the chin can will help in refined facial definition as well as having a slimming effect.

Skin Resurfacing

 Many brides are looking for a blemish free complexion on their wedding day.  They want to look rested and refreshed with glowing skin. Having a chemical peel or laser resurfacing will not only help  in achieving these goals but will also get rid of fine lines that are starting to form. 

For brides in their 40s, 50s and beyond, or mothers of the bride or groom

Many of these women undergo facial cosmetic surgery prior to the wedding. Depending on what your exact needs are this could include a browlift, eyelid lift, facelift or necklift.  The women are choosing these surgeries are doing so to help them look younger, refreshed and less tired.  It is best to do these types of surgeries at least six months before the “big day “to give yourself plenty of time to heal and recover.


If you are recently engaged and planning a wedding or a Mother of the bride or groom contact Devlin Cosmetic Surgery to learn how you can look your best on the best day of your life.


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Dr. Devlin is a cosmetic surgeon who provides each of his patients with personalized care and a compassionate approach. He offers a range of procedures in an environment where patients feel safe, comfortable, and heard. He is affiliated with organizations such as the:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (Fellow)
  • American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Arkansas Medical Society
  • Pulaski County Medical Society

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