We all deserve a good pampering from time to time. Unfortunately though our budgets don’t generally stretch to weekly visits to hairdressers, spas and beauticians. Therefore sometimes it is just left to us to try and give ourselves a little beauty boost, all from the comfort of our own homes. So if you are looking for little beauty treatments to treat yourself at home, that you can easily do as well as the pros, read on for our top home pampering tips.
Deep Hair Condition
Looking after our hair is really important in order to feel confident and good about ourselves. There is nothing that can bring down our self-esteem than dry or frizzy hair that can’t be tamed. It can be all too tempting to head to our local hairdressers to see if they can do anything with our unruly barnets however there aren’t many of us that can afford to fork out for weekly hair emergencies so this is another important treatment to learn how to do ourselves at home to keep our manes in tip top condition.
The surprising thing about home hair treatments is that usually you don’t even need to spend a penny on treatments as most of the best ones are already in your kitchen cupboard. An intense Coconut oil or olive oil hair mask is one of the best things that we can do to nourish and moisturize our hair and scalp. There are other great homemade hair treatments that you can check out here at www.bellatory.com. The amount of time you decide to leave your home hair treatments on your hair completely depends on the depth of treatment that you think your hair requires. Really dry and damaged hair will benefit from an overnight hair oil mask and those just looking for a little shine boost can just just smooth in the natural oil and wash off 30 minutes later.
Mani & Pedi
Looking down and seeing perfectly groomed nails beaming back up at us definitely gives us a little boost to the old confidence. However forking out for expensive nail treatments that can just get chipped on the bus home can feel like a terrible waste of money for those of us that can be a little bit nail varnish chip prone. A good home mani and pedi requires two very simple things, a good nail polish and a steady hand.
So start by filing down nails until they look even and neat. If you are unsure about how to paint nails really evenly then check out an online tutorial, like http://www.msmee.com/nails-tutorials. A good tip for doing a really great mani and pedi is to take your time. Get the first layer on and then let it dry for at least 30 minutes before applying the second layer. This will prevent thick and gloopy nails from smudging and chipping, which gives you an advantage over a salon treatment.
Home facials are also super easy to replicate and the results are glowing and healthy looking skin. Open and clean pores with a hot steam, with a couple of drops of your favourite aromatherapy oils. Then give yourself a lovely homemade exfoliating scrub with again either our beloved extra virgin olive or coconut oil mixed in with sea salt and voila, your skin will look glowing, healthy and happy.