Self-care; pamper yourself with these at-home beauty activities

Misbah Akhtar

We live in a hectic world where everyone is rushing to be the best. We take out almost no time for ourselves and are busy in a rat race. It is very important to take a step back and take out time for yourself. Do some activities that help you ease both your body and mind. Pamper yourself with things that make you feel at ease and relaxed.

At-home beauty treatments can be a great outlet to help you wind down. These are fun to do and leave you with better-looking skin. What can be nicer than having a nice routine or some new and quirky ways of self-pampering after a long and hard day at work? Hair treatments and DIY face masks are a great way of killing the time when nothing else sounds fun.

You can just come home, pour yourself a glass of wine, watch your favorite TV show, and do these activities to help care for your skin. There are a lot of at-home beauty treatments that are ineffective, which is why it can be overwhelming to choose one. We have curated a list of activities that are easy to do and quite effective.

Give yourself a pedicure
A pedicure does not only include filing and painting your nails. You can go all out with cuticle oils, exfoliators, foot soaks, and even a pumice stone. This activity can be quite therapeutic. You need certain tools for your activity such as a foot file, nail polish, foot cream, and nail polish remover. Take out some time so that you can get that perfectly lacquered finish at the end. Fill up a glass of wine and light up a few candles before you go for the foot soak in order to get that perfect spa experience.

Remove any dead skin on your feet after you pat your feet dry with a foot file. Focus on any calloused and hard areas, and on your heels. Just be sure that you are gentle and do not scrub your feet raw. Cut and file the corners and edges of your toenails, use a bit of cuticle oil on them and massage your feet with lotion to finish the process.

Get some high-tech skincare tools
There are a lot of tools available in the market solely for at home purposes. A blue light laser might just be the best investment you can make on any at home beauty accessory. These are not only regenerating and relaxing for the skin, it has quite a lot of healing properties. There are also certain at-home microcurrents available that leave you with younger looking skin. Keep in mind that you will not be able to see the benefits immediately.

These tools are an investment, since they are not that easy on your pocket. The blue light from this small but powerful machine works a ton to fight acne. It penetrates your pores and kills any breakout-causing bacteria over there. All you have to do is use it once a day for a time period of five minutes. It will take time, but you will be able to see a great deal of difference on your skin in a couple of months.

Trimming your eyebrows
It can be quite hectic and expensive to go out and visit your brow lady when you need a cleanup. Counting the time that it takes you to book an appointment, go to the parlour, and get your brows done. Why take such a big hassle when you can do it easily from the comfort of your own home. There are a lot of eyebrow trimmer pens available in the market that can help you get those perfectly shaped brows every time you step out of the house. This home and beauty device is quite convenient. Even the finest hairs are removed easily with this device.

 

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Buy a crystal gua sha to sculpt your face
There is an ancient Chinese practice that has been used for a very long time. It offers benefits such as smoother skin, a huge reduction in crystals, lifted facial muscles, and quite a contoured look. All you have to do is use your favorite serum on your face, and then use the smooth edges of the crystal Gua Sha in order to scrape the skin. This rose quartz tool needs a certain method, where you lift it from the center of your face upward towards your hairline.

Use Jojoba oil hair mask in order to repair your hair
There are endless benefits that jojoba oil offers for both skin and hair. The simplest way to use it is as a hair treatment mask. This oil-like wax is extracted from the seeds of jojoba plants. This oil is incredibly versatile and is popularly used in cosmetics. It is rich in minerals and vitamins that help nourish your hair and include vitamin C, E and B, along with copper and zinc.

It helps strengthen hair by promoting hair thickness and preventing hair loss. All you have to do is apply it all over your hair, braid them and leave it overnight. This will help control dandruff, and repair your hair from the inside out.

Use a cling wrap mask
The popular Japanese beautician Saeki Chizi introduced this method on her talk show about skin care. There are a lot of Japanese girls and women following her show religiously, and most definitely have supple and young looking skin. This fad has taken over the world for its quick effectiveness. All you have to do is get a normal cleansing facial mask, some plastic or cling wrap, a face mist, and facial cream. You need to place a cling wrap over your skin for as long as you need to keep the mask on. Then massage your face with some facial oil, use a warm towel to clean your face and apply some cream to finish off the process.

There are so many things that you can do at home in order to refresh and rejuvenate your skin. Use this list to help you pamper yourself at home.

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