How to Look Picture-Perfect for Christmas?
During holiday season we are definitely spending, working and eating more, while sleeping less. Even though we all want to look perfect on family pictures and at social events. It’s a little paradox, right? Now I will share my cheap but smart beautifying secrets for the holidays.
Stress is your body’s reaction to challenge. And let’s be honest, Christmas Season is a real challenge. It is a special time to be celebrated with family and friends just as everyone else does. Except that we are rushing. Shopping, cooking, organizing meanwhile forgetting to enjoy the feast itself. We don’t always have control over what happens to us. However, we can minimize stress, that leads to a long list of benefits for your looks.
How To Minimize Stress
- Breathe easily. It helps you relax almost instantly.
- Use essential oils. Add to your shower, try a nourishing body oil blend, or just scent your home with a diffuser.
- Smile. Smiling can also make us feel relaxed and happy.
The Importance of Beauty Sleep
Your body repairs itself and recovers while you snooze. We cannot cheat on sleep for very long without facing the consequences. To keep your skin young and healthy, go to bed early.
Short Facial Massage Helps
Simple facial exercise helps lift, firm, tone and reduce wrinkles. A good massage will increase the blood circulation. This way more oxygen and more nourishment will be able to reach the cells of the skin. The result is a clear, healthy and glowing complexion. This is exactly what you need for Christmas!
How to Be Beautiful for Christmas on Budget?
Use Instant Face Masks
Nourish your skin with extra ingredients. It helps hydrate skin, smooth fine lines, remove dead cells and unclog pores.
Scrub Your Skin
Exfoliate your skin in the shower to shed dead skin cells and promote circulation to your skin. Use exfoliator or scrub yourself hard with a brush all over your body.
Epilate, Epilate, Epilate
I cannot overemphasize it. Epilate your legs for super smooth skin. Evenings are the best time for it, when you are more relaxed, and any minor bumps will be gone by the morning. You will wake up with the smoothest skin ever! Don’t forget to moisturize after epilating.
Have a Beauty Bath
Take a gorgeous bath. It has beneficial effects on the body and soul. Don’t forget about the Christmas scents like, orange, cinnamon, clove, cardamon and ginger. It is such an easy way to create a beautiful aroma and holiday mood. Scents are really important in creating a relaxing environment. Use essential oils or candles.
The Ice Cube Secret
The ultimate beauty hack, that has immediate benefits on your skin! Have you ever heard about it? Ice cube is able to remove sallowness while boosting circulation. It relieves puffy eyes, reduces pimples and inflammation. Ice cube is a must-have for holiday season! Make sure you always have some in your fridge available.
Have Light, Natural Make-Up
Don’t forget the rule: less is more. If you want to look polished, yet keep your makeup light, then enhance your own beauty with simple tricks. Tinted moisturizer, eyeliner, mascara, lip gloss, and that’s it! Your make-up should reflect your devotion for natural things.
Mind your Diet
Eat more fruits and vegetables. If you are in a hurry, smoothies are your friends. A good smoothie supplies your body with fibre, minerals, vitamins, and makes it work properly. Just a few basic ingredients blended together will give you energy, good mood and last but not least it is yummi! With some leaf vegetables it may work as a real morning energizer bomb.
Also make sure, that you drink enough water! 8 glasses every day will help to keep you hydrated.
Always use unrefined, organic, fair trade ingredients. Take care of your health and our environment. Always take allergy test – if you have reaction avoid these ingredients.