28 October 2014

Guest Post - DIY Pamper Facial

DIY Pamper Facial
Hello everyone, My name is Chaitra and I am so happy to be writing for one of my favourite blogs today. Thank you so much Amy, for this lovely opportunity! Every now and then I like to give myself a facial at home. It is just my way of caring and pampering my skin because happy skin makes me a happy little bunny! I have a very simple routine and I do this whenever I get the time, but at least twice a month. Hope you enjoy a little peek into my routine here.

 What you need:
 A Balm Cleanser / Oil
 Flannel / Muslin Cloth
 Exfoliator
 Essential Oil
 Hot Water/ Steam
 Face mask

1. Apply the balm cleanser/ cleansing oil to your skin and massage for about five minutes. I am currently using the Emma Hardie Moringa Cleansing Balm and it is a miracle product. This video by Lisa Eldridge is the ultimate guide to facial massaging. I am a 100% sure you will love the video.

2. Run your flannel under hot water and wipe the cleansing oil off your skin.

3. Bring some water to boil in a teapot, optionally add a few drops of your favourite essential oil in there, cover your head with a towel, put your face close to the teapot and let the steam do its magic on your pores for about 3 to 4 min. I have found that the steam really makes the skin more workable and supple.

4. Exfoliate your skin with an exfoliator of your choice. I personally just use a mix of honey and sugar as a facial scrub and I love the results. Wash off.

5. Apply your favourite face mask and eat some dark chocolate while it works wonders on your skin. My current favourite face mask is the love lettuce fresh face mask from Lush cosmetics.

6. Wash off and apply the serum and moisturiser in your skincare routine.

 That's it. I find this routine helps to relax, refresh and rejuvenate my skin. And also I like taking out time for myself once in a while, it is a good de-stresser and just a feel good thing.

 Do you have any relaxing facial routines?
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16 comments

  1. this sounds like a lovely, refreshing routine!


    Rachel x
    style--soup.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. I need to try the honey and sugar scrub, it sounds really soothing!


    nueyork.blogspot.com

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  3. This sounds like such a simple yet effective routine! xx

    http://cocoamay.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. This is a wonderful routine, and a simple, but lovely to read post. Hopefully will get time to give this a go this evening! :) x

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  5. I definitely need to try a honey and sugar exfoliator! I love having a little pamper every now and then :)

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. I love giving myself the occasional pamper, I really don't do it as often as I should! I might do one tonight :)

    India / Touchscreens & Beautyqueens

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  7. My skin could definitely use a proper pamper now and then. I'm definitely saving this for later!
    Elina
    missblueeyes.com

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  8. My skin is dancing looking at this post! Love it!


    If you don't mind, where did you buy the spoon from? It's so cute :)

    -Vaishnavi
    https://maamiinmelbourne.wordpress.com/

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  9. :) Thanks! I bought the spoon in a local supermarket called fredmeyer here in the USA! :) xx

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  10. Doesn't it just! I'm already waiting for Sunday to arrive so I can do something similar x

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  11. It sounds so good doesn't it! x

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  12. I think so too, I don't like over complicated things x

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  13. I hope you had chance to try it Megan, you'll have to let Chaitra know how you got on if you did :) x

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  14. I really want to try it too Jess, it sounds heavenly! x

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  15. We should all do them as much as possible in my eyes, especially now these cold nights are drawing in x

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  16. I hope you had chance to try it out, I can't wait to give it a go :) x

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