In many cities, businesses are beginning to open back up. While many people have begun to venture out into the world, there are many who are not yet comfortable leaving the safety of their homes. If you’ve decided to extend your quarantine and are severely missing your beauty services, try these at home options.
Frequent manicures are a difficult thing to give up. Luckily, you can easily do your own dip nails from home. With the purchase of a few key items, you can maintain your beautiful nails. Take a look at companies like sparkleandco.com that have starter kits pre-packaged for you that range from $36 to $70. It makes ordering extremely simple.
Before you do any other skin treatment, give your face a steam. It’s incredibly easy and will help prime your skin before a facial. You can achieve this by adding your favorite herbs or essential oils to hot water. Lavender, geranium, lemon or rose petals are all excellent options. Pour the water into a bowl and put your face directly over it. Drape a towel over your head and the bowl. Breathe in the steam for about 10 minutes.
Hydrating Facial Mask
Keeping your skin hydrated is one of the best things you can do for it. Finding a hydrating face mask that uses nothing but natural ingredients is the next best thing. An article written by Hannah Zahner for camillestyles.com has an amazing recipe for a honey avocado face mask. She elaborates on the benefits by saying, “[This face mask is] Loaded with omega-3 fatty acids and B vitamins that help restore your skin’s lipid layer to reveal a brighter, plumper face. Avocado is the key ingredient in this green mask. The oil works as an anti-inflammatory to gently calm the skin, the oats are extra soothing, and the honey is a great humectant that hydrates the skin and locks in moisture.”
If you’re making coffee at home, save your grounds for a DIY foot scrub. Our feet go through a lot. Taking some time to pamper them every once and a while is important. This recipe calls for ingredients such as coffee grounds, sugar and olive oil. Make it into a paste and scrub your feet with it. Aly Walansky, a lifestyle writer, wrote further instructions for this scrub over at thehealthy.com.
Is your hair looking a little lack luster these days? A hair mask is a great way to bring some life back into it. Whether you’re tackling frizz, dryness, damage or flakiness, there is a mask for you. The best ones are made with natural ingredients. Take stock of what you have in your kitchen. Finally, check out the recipes Dori Price rounded up for goodhousekeeping.com by clicking here.
Treat yourself to some DIY beauty services. Practicing this form of self care is a simple way to help you look and feel your best.