The world has changed because of lockdown, you can now hear the birds chirping, the sound of the river, the amazing nature, the pollution-free air to breathe in and so many things. Nature is healing and so we are. It's a great time to pamper yourself during the lockdown and do not miss this amazing chance to pampering yourself.
I know sitting all day at home is quite boring but if you want to spend some quality time and kill boredom then this blog is perfect for you.
Maintain yourself and uplift your mood by taking care of your health and skin, this will probably make you feel better and accept yourself more wisely. It is better to accept the fact that the COVID 19 is not that easy how we are taking it so better to be at home and take care of yourself with your loved ones.
To learn about the cool skincare hacks to pamper yourself during the COVID 19 lock-downs!
1) Baking soda Scrub
Sometimes the product that is baking soda can also be used in our face as a scrub. Why use it in a limited way in the kitchen only? You can use it on your face as well. All you need to take a little bit of baking soda and then after that mix it with water and then after that apply that in your face for scrubbing.
You need to add a little bit of water to make a paste out of it and then apply it on your face gently in a circular motion.
Then apply it on your face with the help of a brush or by your hands. Remember to wash your hands with Dettol before touching your face.
Now apply the face cream after washing the face with water, remember moisturizing your skin is the main part.
You can use any moisturizer from brands like Biotique, Oriflame face cream, and so on.
2) Face cleanser
Cleaning your face is a very important task, this is the very basic first step to make your skin look young and healthy. As face cleanser helps to pull out all the dirt and impurities from inside the skin and make your skin look fresh.
There are varieties of cleanser available in the market, you can use any of them, for oily skin it is recommended to use the tree tea gel.
You can also use the natural Himalayan face wash which is natural and will not cause any side effects! Easily available also.
Or you can also make a homemade cleanser. Take a bowl and put some raw milk in it.
And then add a few drops of rose water and half teaspoon of honey and it is the best cleanser you will ever get. Keep it for 15 minutes and wash it off and see the face after that, you will get the difference.
Great for all seasons with chemical-free ingredients. It will bring the instant glow on your face. Apply this cleanser daily before taking a shower.
3) Natural scrub for face and body!
Well, in the market there are many scrubs available but there is some magic in the natural ingredients that you will love to apply. They are chemical-free with full proof of natural ingredients. The scrub helps to remove all the dead cells from the skin and make the skin look young and healthy.
First, you need to take the four ingredients step by step, the first natural ingredient you need to take is the salt.
The second natural ingredient you need to take is the honey, which helps to moisturize your skin.
The third natural ingredient is to take the sugar that is easily available and used to exfoliate your body and skin.
The last and the fourth natural ingredient you need to take is the coconut natural oil, that is easily available at the home.
This last ingredient hat is coconut oil that will make the mixture balance and gives the glow to the skin. Combine all the ingredients well and apply on your face and body.
4) Tea tree Oil
Well, this oil is considered to be one of the most effective oil. You don't need to worry about this like how to apply and when. This blog will tell you every detail like when and how to apply. You can apply directly to your face. It's natural and doesn't cause any irritation on the skin.
If you are still not satisfied then you can mix the tea tree oil with the almond one and then you can use it twice a day like after taking a shower in the morning and before going to bed.
Tea tree oil is a great product, as it helps to reduce acne, irritation, skin redness, inflammation, scars because of the inflammatory properties and the antimicrobial properties. It gives you clear and scar-free skin.
Do not forget to moisturize your skin after taking a shower or using the face cleanser. It is a very important step to make your skin look fresh and charming. It gives you the ultimate glow on your skin and makes you hydrated.
If your skin is very sensitive and you can't use the moisturizer from the market then you can simply apply the aloe vera gel whether, from the company or natural, aloe vera gel will not harm your skin and make it soothing and fresh.
One more DIY moisturizer you can make at your home that is, you can take one spoon of fresh yogurt and mix a little bit of honey, it will also work as the best moisturizer on your face and wash it after some time and you don't need to put any extra cream after that.
6) Coconut oil
You know coconut oil is very good for the skin and body, it helps to keep your skin and face hydrated and give you an instant glow. who said that you cannot use this in summers? You can use these pin winters and summers as well.
If you have oily skin then it is better to use with cotton and massage it for 5-10 minutes and then wash it off with any cleanser or warm luke water.
7) Face Toner
Face toner is one of the basic things that you can use daily after taking a shower and it will help you to reduce the pores and helps to tighten the skin and make them look best. Best for the acne-prone skin. There are various types of toners available in the market.
You can go for the tea tree toner that is good for all types of skin like dry, medium, or oily. So you can select any brand but it is recommended to use the Oriflame or the Bodyshop.
You can also make homemade toner at your home, simple products that are easily available in the market and you can make in very simple steps.
You can also use the DIY toner where you will love to use this, natural and chemical-free that you will like to use without any hesitation, and trust us it will give you the instant effect.
You can also use the rose water, it is also one type of natural toner that you can use after taking a shower and before going to bed.
8) Stay Hydrated
It is very important to hydrate yourself during the summers, in fact not only in summers throughout the year. It pulls out all the impurities and the toxins from your body and makes you glow from inside. You can drink gallons of water and fresh fruit juice.
You can also go for fresh chilled coconut water, it will help you to keep yourself hydrated.
Prepare the fresh fruit juice at your home and enjoy it at chilling at your home at this lockdown. Stay safe and stay healthy.
You can prepare any seasonal juice like watermelon smoothie, lemonade, mix fruit juice, mango shake, rose water, and enjoy at home.
9) Curd/ Yogurt
Who said curd is not for eating? You can use this item on your face and hair also. It acts as a moisturizer and makes your skin and hair flawless. It will make your skin extremely smooth and glowing.
I know some of the people don't like the smell of the curd so to make it smell little pleasant you can add some tablespoons of rose water and honey in it and then can apply and let it dry for 5 -10 minutes and then wash it off while massaging your face in a circular direction.
You can also apply this paste on your hair but remember to keep it at least for an hour or half an hour so that it will affect and then wash it properly with any shampoo.
10) DIY Sheet mask
One of the easiest and simple sheet mask to get smooth and glowy skin. First, you need to take a napkin and then fold it in a half and then cut it in the tiny diamond or circle shape in the 2/3rd part and then fold the left third part and cut it in the shape of the moon from the bottom and your mask is ready. You can find there will be an open area for the two eyes, mouth and nose.
The next step is to make the mixture take 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel. In case if you don't have the aloe vera plant at home you can also use the ready-made aloe vera gel from the market. Go for the Patanjali one.
Now mix three tablespoons of honey with the aloe vera gel and mix it well. And then soak the mask in the mixture and then remove the excess of it by squeezing it well. Your DIY is ready to use.
Now use the mask at your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes and then when it's done remove the mask and gently massage your face with the residue left on your face.
Now wash your face with lukewarm water and after that apply the face moisturizer.
11) DIY Lip scrub
Due to excess pollution and the weather change lips seems to be very dry and rough so make this DIY lip scrub at home and enjoy the smooth lips. What will be better than this, like taking care of yourself at this lockdown?
So let's start how to make this homemade lip scrub for the smooth lips. All you need to take some crushed watermelon, you can take the chilled watermelon as well.
Then you need to add one tablespoon of coconut oil and mix it in the crushed watermelon.
The next step is to add the 6 teaspoons of sugar. Try not to powder it. Mix all the ingredients well and your homemade lip scrub is ready to use.
Now apply this amazing scrub on your lips and massage it for 3-4 minutes and then after that wash it off, and apply the lip balm or lip moisturizer and get the smooth and the shinny lips without pending any money.
12) Have a hair spa at home!
I know some of you wondering like how to do a hair spa at home? So yes! With an easy and quick step, you can do a hair spa at home without spending any single penny.
The first step is that as usual apply your regular hair mask to what you use. If you want some recommendations then you can use the mama earth hair mask which is rich in the ingredient like an onion that will make your hair strong and bold.
You can also use the hair mask of the brand oriflame.
Now the next step is to heat your hair, all you need to do is to put the towel in the hot water and then squeeze off the excess water from it and then heat the towel for 30-40 seconds and then put that towel in your head and leave it for an hour. The heat from the towel will make your hair smooth and helps to pull out the follicles from the hair.
Get the voluminous and the bouncy hair after this hair spa, and trust me again you will love your hair, have a happy hair day!
13) Homemade Body scrub
Go for the homemade body scrub at your home that is effective and gentle at your skin. It is not only chemical-free and but it contains no addictives also. The best thing to do in this lockdown, cause of a busy schedule we don't feel like doing this so grab this chance to pamper yourself.
So follow this process to make your body scrub, take half cup of brown sugar, this is easily available in the market, in case if you don't have brown sugar you can also take the white sugar but try to use the brown sugar.
The next step is to add three tablespoons of the coconut oil that should be melted. You can use any coconut oil, maybe of parachute or any brand.
Then next add a tablespoon of coffee powder and mix all the ingredients well.
Now next step is to apply the mixture in the body like legs, hands, and other parts and massage it gently for 2-3 minutes and wash it off with light luke water.
Do not forget to moisturize your body with your favorite body moisturizer after taking a shower.
14) Homemade face pack for an instant glow!
Who doesn't like the homemade face pack that is free from chemicals? Every one does. So you can make this quick easy recipe at your home without having any trouble.
All you need to have some ingredients that are easily available at anybody's home. So first take 3 tablespoons of gram flour in a bowl.
Then add half a tablespoon of honey in the mixture.
Then add 2 to 3 spoons of rose water, it depends on how you want to make the mixture if the mixture is too dry, try to add more rose water in it to make it better.
Then add half a tablespoon of tomato juice in it, in case you don't have tomato you can add lemon juice also. It's your choice. Either tomato juice or lemon juice.
Then, at last, add half tablespoon of curd in the mixture. Mix all the ingredients well, and your wonderful homemade gram flour pack is ready.
Apply it with your brush or hands but remember before applying to wash your hands with handwash. Do not touch your face without washing.
Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off with light warm water.
And then apply the moisturizer like any of your favorite face moisturizers.
15) Coffee face pack!
The coffee pack is one of the most effective pack. This will help you to remove all the dead cells and give you glowing skin with natural and chemical-free ingredients.
First, you need you to take some natural ingredients that are easily available at your kitchen and you can make it in a good way.
Take a bowl, add a tablespoon of coffee in it. It will help you to exfoliate and gives you the anti-oxidant advantage.
Then add half tablespoon of yogurt in it, in case if you don't have curd then you can also add 1 and a half tablespoon of milk in the mixture.
Add half tablespoon of honey and little amount of turmeric ( pinch) as it will help to moisturize the skin.
At last, add a few teaspoons of rose water for the good fragrance and the instant glow.
Now mix all the ingredients well and apply that in your face and neck area and gently massage it Keep it for around 20-25 minutes and wash it off with light warm water.
At last, apply any good face cream and you are good to slay with this homemade face pack. Apply this pack twice a week. It also reduces the pores and makes your skin soft and shiny.
16) Nail art and a manicure at home!
So it's a very simple process doing a manicure at home. All you need to take out some time and have patience. Well, it's the best way you can reduce your boredom at home and enjoy your quarantine.
First, you need to have a few things at home like the nail cutter, filer, nail polish, nail remover, and the manicure kit.
So let's start with the first step that is removing your nail polish. Remove the nail paint from your hands.
Then flip the nails if required and clip it also and make it pointed and whatever shape you want to make it like round, square, or anything.
Then, the next step is the exploitation, exfoliate your nails with the hand scrub, gently massage it so that the dead cells can be removed and your hands will become soft and smooth.
The next step is moisturizing. Moisturize your hands and nails with the hand cream and keep your hands soft.
Now apply the base coat at your nails, and then create a top coat of nail paint at your nails and then after few minutes apply the second coat of the nail paint.
Let it dry for some time and finally, apply the topcoat. Flaunt your beautiful and happy nails at the social media sites!