February is the Paris of all months…delicate, dreamy, and brimful of romance. It brings the biggest date night of the year and the restlessness that comes along to look one’s best.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and all the preparations from picking the perfect dress and deciding on the right makeup palette to accessorising it well to accentuate your overall appearance, every little detail has your undivided attention. But, aren’t you missing out on something?
While striking the right notes with all things fashion is important, it needs to be synced with natural beauty to create a striking symphony. Your eye shadow will only look its best when worn on well-rested eyes, and that natural glow, it has to come from within.
Here is a list of must-dos for a Valentine’s Day look that exudes natural beauty:
Rejuvenate your skin with a DIY face pack
Work-stress and pollution has taken a toll on you and it is time to replenish your tired skin.
We understand that there’s very little time for a salon visit, and therefore facials and clean-ups don’t seem like a feasible option. But that’s no reason to worry, as you’ll be surprised how natural remedies right out of your kitchen can work wonders for you skin. Honey, orange, cucumber and rosewater are some skin-soothing ingredients that can be used as quick and effective DIY face masks, DIY face packs.
Nourish your hair to flaunt a shiny mane
While heat-styling is a convenient way to get a perfect hairdo, you need to give your mane a natural boost of nourishment to avoid dull and rough tresses.
Pamper yourself with a coconut or almond oil head massage or go for a homemade hair pack. Yoghurt, eggs, banana and honey are some hair-healthy ingredients that should be on your list. Take a cue from these all-natural DIY hair packs.
Indulge in a homemade lip scrub for soft, luscious lips
This Valentine’s, get rid of dry, chapped lips with a homemade lip scrub.
Take honey, coconut oil and brown sugar, one teaspoon each, and mix them together in half tablespoon of lukewarm water. Gently rub this mixture on your lips in circular motion. Repeat for 4-5 times and rinse clean with water. Let your lips heal through the night.
Cut down on makeup application for fresh looking skin
If you have been thinking to try the bare-face-look, this is the best time to go for it.
Let your skin breathe and relax, so that it is ready for the date-night-makeup. This also prevents any makeup remnants from interfering with your desired look on the D-day.
Resort to aromatherapy to relax your senses
This classic skincare hack is as important as prominent. Insufficient sleep is bound to show on your face no matter how well you fashion your appearance. Clock-in at least seven hours of a good night sleep and enjoy a fresh face on Valentine’s Day.
If you find yourself rolling in the bed, lull yourself to sleep with the healing power of essential oils. Put a drop or two of lavender oil on your pillowcase and try to relax. Sandalwood and Clary Sage are other good options.