Taking a shower. Similar to sunscreen, any other soaps, hair or beauty products can cause a cloudy buildup on your stone, or worse, under your stone—which is much harder to clean. Shampoos and body washes are a no-go. The same applies for your favorite scented lotion that you apply post-shower or that hair serum.
Black tie is the second most formal dress code and is typically reserved for evening weddings. Despite what its title may suggest, black tie does not mean you must wear black, although traditionally men should wear a black tuxedo and a bow tie. Black tie appropriate attire for women can be an evening gown of any colour.
Know ahead of time if your wedding date falls on the same day as a trade conference, charity walk or other local event that could affect traffic and hotel room availability. Heres a handy list of potentially problematic wedding dates coming up in the calendar.