Give Your Skin Some Love Before Valentine's Day
The skin is the largest organ in the human body and it is a beautiful thing. A lot like LOVE! There is a lot of pressure on a woman to wear her skin well, especially before a big Valentines Day date.
Beautifying your skin requires giving it some love, which means taking the time out for self-pampering. Start with waxing, threading, relaxing body massage, the best facial you can afford, and end with a stunning manicure and pedicure. Make sure you have set aside the whole day for this because it is not an ordinary skincare routine.
But, not everyone can afford a trip to the spa.
For the rest of our readers, we suggest you try home spa treatments. Check out these beauty tips to get glowing skin at home by Valentines Day.
Get a squeaky clean face.
Beauty begins at home. And the most important is daily face care.
If you have pimples, blemishes or acne it may be a good idea to use a gel cleanser daily a week or two ahead to make sure you have a squeaky clean face by date night like Omved Deep Facial Cleanser and MCaffeine Fresh Pop Caffeine Face Wash are affordable face washes that deep clean, even skin tone and moisturize with aloe vera. Use a gentle face scrub with microbeads but only once a week.
Moisturise, moisturise, moisturise.
Getting this right is the hardest part of face care.
Keep your day and night moisturizers separate because having UV /sun protection is important in your day moisturizer with SPF 15 to SPF 30. Use a serum before applying your night cream to help your skin glow even faster. Do not forget to add some eye care such as under eye cream to your nightly beauty regime to reduce any dark circles or puffiness. A weekly face mask treatment using a product, such as Apivita Face Mask With Pomegranate, Radiance is advisable, to seal in the moisture if you are not going to get a professional facial or massage. Once V-Day is here, you can apply a rejuvenating, sheet mask for your skin type and then take a little afternoon nap.
Personalise your bath spa at home.
Bathing in scented bath oils and even milk has been around for centuries. On a romantic date, it is important to smell as good as keeping your skin soft and glowing. Ladies can smell heavenly and feminine using a shower gel like Lancome La Nuit Tresor Precious Perfumed Shower Gel.
But before you jump into the shower (like you do every day): Pamper yourself
Consider taking a warm, luxurious bubble bath with lavender or rose scented bath salts. If you do not have a bathtub, turn your bathroom into a personal bath spa. Use Veda Essence Refreshing Bath Natural & Pure Oil pre-bath and post-bath will leave your skin hydrated and refreshed with its several essential oils blended together.
For guys, we recommend using Biotique Bio Apricot Refreshing Body Wash which is a 100% soap-free gel made from pure apricot kernel oil, or Chanel Allure Hair & Body Wash for a masculine scent.
Show some lip love.
You want your lipstick to look perfect on date night. It should glide on smoothly making kissing them irresistible! So boys and gals, make sure you use a creamy balm, like Khadi Natural Chocolate Lip Balm with Beeswax & Shea Butter every night before bedtime. You can also pick another lip care item to carry around in your handbag.
Just remember: Taking care of your puckers is a must before V-Day!
Love your hands and feet.
Hands and feet are always the last to get attention. We recommend every woman to get a monthly professional manicure and pedicure.
But if time does not permit:
Moisturize and protect your hands with beauty gloves before you go to bed. Apply hand cream like L'Occitane Rose 4 Reines Velvet Hand Cream while your hands are still damp. Please do not forget to scrub any unsightly corns or dry skin with a foot file while taking a bath. Apply nail polish on your fingers and toenails (preferably red like your lipstick), before donning your stilettos or dancing shoes!
And finally, don't forget to:
Go for a subscription box.
Love unboxing? Too busy to shop for daily personal care products?
Beauty boxes are great for busy peeps!
Get beauty in a box (or bag) delivered right at your doorstep once a month. When you do not have the time to curate your skin care, hair care, makeup, and personal care items, you can subscribe to your favourite beauty box brand.
Check out the popular Zotezo subscription box for women: ZoBag. We have one for men too: ZoBox.
Relax and have fun!
It is important not to get too worried, stressed out if everything does not look perfect by the time Valentines Day arrives. Listen to your favourite music while you bathe and during a body massage. And remember to treat yourself with chocolates and candy hearts right through the week while you make your skin glow at home by Valentines Day.
Spring is the best time of year for skin care after the dry winter weather. It is the season of love - so don't forget to love your skin this Valentines Day. Get pampered at your favorite spa or beauty parlour by booking an appointment well in advance.
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