It may be easy to hide your bum under layers of tulle, but come honeymoon time you'll thank us for these perkifying buffers and body butters that tone and smooth.

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While we love the hard-core, gritty scrub, we're also partial to a low-cost pair of exfoliating gloves (from £2.66 at Boots).

Use these with a moisturising shower cream and work your way up, from your thighs to your hips.

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Our favourite products? Emma Hardie Natural Lift and Sculpt Body ButterInstitut Esthederm Svelt System Multi-Target Slimming CreamDarphin's Nourishing Smoothing Body ScrubJohnson's Skin Perfecting Oil for Stretch Marks.

As seen in the July/August 2012 issue of Brides