Throughout the lockdown you might be missing your regular trips to the hair salon, getting your mani-pedi done or pamper days at the spa. However, there are certain things that you can do at home that will ensure that you’re maintaining your beauty regime while staying safe from the virus.
A beneficial way of practicing your self-care, it will make you feel relaxed and pampered – something that everyone could do with during this time. Just like maintaining your fitness routine, it will bring a sense of normality to quarantine life.
But where do you start? Here are 5 tips that you can use to help you to keep up your beauty regime throughout the next few months.
- Keep Moisturized
Being inside all of the time can cause havoc to your skin – whether you’re constantly turning the heating or air conditioning up. So the key to happy skin is to keep it moisturized. This should be done both at night and in the morning. Ensuring that your skin is healthy and doesn’t become dry, you’ll feel more refreshed and ready to start the day.
Moisturizer, face creams, serums and more can also be easily ordered online, so you don’t have to worry about venturing into your local store (for example on Pharmacy Online).
- Make DIY Face/Hair Masks
If you’re used to purchasing hair and face masks from your local store, well you’ll be pleased to know that you can create your own at home with a small number of ingredients. The perfect opportunity to get crafty in the kitchen, they will give your hair/face the nourishment and moisture they need.
For a face mask, you could use a variety of ingredients, including avocado, honey and natural yogurt. For a hair mask, you could use honey, aloe vera gel and lemon (amongst other wonderful, natural ingredients.
- Run a Bath With Essential Oils
The ultimate way to unwind is with a long, hot soak in the tub. Rejuvenating the skin, you’ll feel calm and at ease afterwards. If you really want to treat yourself, as well as adding essential oils to the tub, you could use a body scrub while in it or a body lotion afterwards.
- Treat Your Nails To A Manicure
As aforementioned, you’re probably missing getting your nails done at the salon. But there are kits that you can use to create the manicure-look at home.
If you normally love to get your nails done, this will help you to achieve a similar look, while the lockdown continues. There are so many tutorials and step-by-step guides online that will help you to do this too.
- Give Up The Makeup
Although applying makeup throughout the lockdown might make you feel as though life’s normal, it will only damage your skin in the long term. So, as part of your beauty regime, why not give the makeup a miss for a while? This will give your skin time to breathe and will make it feel so much more refreshed.