Olivia Buckland EXCLUSIVE: Theres nothing BETTER than a drunk bride!

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Olivia Buckland left fans in shock when she revealed her drunken state during her September wedding to beau Alex Bowen.

Yet the 24-year-old Love Island beauty, who soared to fame on the show in 2016, admits she has absolutely no regrets over the idyllic nuptials, where the boozy antics left the bride with her dress over her shoulders and wearing trainers.

Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, the newlywed lifted the lid on the fun and frolic of her big day as she prepares to launch her latest tanning collaboration with Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter, where she is the face of their new winter campaign.

Shocker: Olivia Buckland left fans in shock when she revealed her drunken state during her September wedding to beau Alex Bowen

Shocker: Olivia Buckland left fans in shock when she revealed her drunken state during her September wedding to beau Alex Bowen

Shocker: Olivia Buckland left fans in shock when she revealed her drunken state during her September wedding to beau Alex Bowen

Olivia and Alex tied the knot in the first ever Love Island wedding in front of friends, family and reality TV co-stars. They held the ceremony at Gosfield Hall in the blonde beauty’s native Essex on September 15.

After their official wedding snaps were released in OK! Magazine, the couple confessed they were drunk on the cover shot, with Alex tweeting: ‘Only me and liv would be drunk on the cover of a magazine WOW’.

Looking back on the big day, she told MailOnline: ‘I didn’t want it to end! I wish I’d had a two day wedding. There’s nothing better than a drunk bride!…

‘It’s just having fun and letting your hair down. We’re so used to seeing all these perfect pictures of couples on the front of OK! and for once there was a couple, a little bit dishevelled, having a great time and we loved that…

Ahem: Yet the 24-year-old Love Island beauty, who soared to fame on the show in 2016, admits she has absolutely no regrets over the idyllic nuptials, where the boozy antics leaving the bride with her dress over her shoulders and wearing trainers

Ahem: Yet the 24-year-old Love Island beauty, who soared to fame on the show in 2016, admits she has absolutely no regrets over the idyllic nuptials, where the boozy antics leaving the bride with her dress over her shoulders and wearing trainers

Ahem: Yet the 24-year-old Love Island beauty, who soared to fame on the show in 2016, admits she has absolutely no regrets over the idyllic nuptials, where the boozy antics leaving the bride with her dress over her shoulders and wearing trainers

Stunner: Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, the newlywed lifted the lid on the fun and frolic of her big day as she prepares to launch her latest tanning collaboration with Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter, where she is the face of their new winter campaign

Stunner: Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, the newlywed lifted the lid on the fun and frolic of her big day as she prepares to launch her latest tanning collaboration with Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter, where she is the face of their new winter campaign

Stunner: Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, the newlywed lifted the lid on the fun and frolic of her big day as she prepares to launch her latest tanning collaboration with Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter, where she is the face of their new winter campaign

Newlywed: Olivia and Alex tied the knot in the first ever Love Island wedding in front of friends, family and reality TV co-stars. They held the ceremony at Gosfield Hall in the blonde beauty's native Essex on September 15

Newlywed: Olivia and Alex tied the knot in the first ever Love Island wedding in front of friends, family and reality TV co-stars. They held the ceremony at Gosfield Hall in the blonde beauty's native Essex on September 15

Newlywed: Olivia and Alex tied the knot in the first ever Love Island wedding in front of friends, family and reality TV co-stars. They held the ceremony at Gosfield Hall in the blonde beauty’s native Essex on September 15

‘I haven’t looked at the dress since the wedding as we went on the honeymoon like two days later. I kicked my heels off and put on my trainers and was just dancing around and that was the best way. I threw the dress over my shoulder.’  

Looking back on the day, she said: ‘It feels like a lifetime ago now and I never imagined I could have a wedding like that…

‘Me and Alex love a party, all our friends were there, it was just a massive party. It did go exactly to plan which was weird as there’s always a drama.’

On life after the wedding and their relationship now, Olivia said: ‘Every couple and relationship has its own intersections but the thing is, we just get on…

Happy days: Looking back on the day, she said: 'It feels like a lifetime ago now and I never imagined I could have a wedding like that;

Happy days: Looking back on the day, she said: 'It feels like a lifetime ago now and I never imagined I could have a wedding like that;

Happy days: Looking back on the day, she said: ‘It feels like a lifetime ago now and I never imagined I could have a wedding like that;

Battling through: Having praised Alex for helping her battles with depression and anxiety, she said: 'Alex knows what to say and what not to say with my anxiety and panic attacks'

Battling through: Having praised Alex for helping her battles with depression and anxiety, she said: 'Alex knows what to say and what not to say with my anxiety and panic attacks'

Battling through: Having praised Alex for helping her battles with depression and anxiety, she said: ‘Alex knows what to say and what not to say with my anxiety and panic attacks’

‘People say you’ll feel really different after you get married but we haven’t felt that and we didn’t want to feel different. So we’re glad. We have wedding blues, I’m mourning the loss of my wedding…

‘You’ve been planning it for however long and then you have this free time but you just have to keep yourself busy and you’ll get over it.’ 

Having praised Alex for helping her battles with depression and anxiety, she said: ‘Alex knows what to say and what not to say with my anxiety and panic attacks…

‘I had my first one when we were on holiday together and it’s just knowing what to say and that’s what helps. He needs patience…

All natural... except for the tan! While many stars struggle with body image, Olivia is determined to let her confidence come from within and not stay superficial

All natural... except for the tan! While many stars struggle with body image, Olivia is determined to let her confidence come from within and not stay superficial

All natural… except for the tan! While many stars struggle with body image, Olivia is determined to let her confidence come from within and not stay superficial

‘He’s been through my struggles with me and we’re open and honest and it’s hard to get over. You have anxiety with you for the rest of your life so it’s just learning to live with it.’ 

While many stars struggle with body image, Olivia is determined to let her confidence come from within and not stay superficial.

She said: ‘It’s not about body confidence for me it’s about confidence in your mind so I’ve never let it be about my body. Alex helps because he’s very complimentary. He’s always been really good and he tells me he loves me about 20 times a day…

She discussed surgery, as she is often accused of going under the knife: I’ve never had anything done but no one believes me. I’m not that way inclined and I have this thing about having things in my body that I don’t want there. I’d never say never.

Safety! She put emphasis on the importance of sun safety as she said: 'I have a few friends that have always been into sunbeds and that's always worried me'

Safety! She put emphasis on the importance of sun safety as she said: 'I have a few friends that have always been into sunbeds and that's always worried me'

Safety! She put emphasis on the importance of sun safety as she said: ‘I have a few friends that have always been into sunbeds and that’s always worried me’

Having worked with Cocoa Brown on a host of projects she discussed the union, as she said: ‘I’ve worked with them for such a long time and the main thing for me is loving the products I work with…

‘It’s really nice to be really involved and when you really love a product it makes it easier to work together. Especially with winter, it’s great as I don’t tan at all and I hate being pale.

She put emphasis on the importance of sun safety as she said: ‘I have a few friends that have always been into sunbeds and that’s always worried me…

‘I’ve stopped having them and anytime I have in my life I’ve been so nervous. I have quite a large mole on my back and it’s just not worth the risk…

‘A fake tan is so much better and it’s silly to hurt yourself, age yourself, ruin your skin. I always wear factor 30 and I always tan before I go away. It’s the best option for loads of girls.’ 

Olivia Buckland is the face of Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter, available at TESCO, Primark, Superdrug and www.superdrug.com  

Happy days: 'A fake tan is so much better and it's silly to hurt yourself, age yourself, ruin your skin. I always wear factor 30 and I always tan before I go away. It's the best option for loads of girls'

Happy days: 'A fake tan is so much better and it's silly to hurt yourself, age yourself, ruin your skin. I always wear factor 30 and I always tan before I go away. It's the best option for loads of girls'

Happy days: ‘A fake tan is so much better and it’s silly to hurt yourself, age yourself, ruin your skin. I always wear factor 30 and I always tan before I go away. It’s the best option for loads of girls’

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