How to have a beauty salon in your home?
Updated: 7 days ago
Times have been different and you couldn’t just go to a beauty salon to get skincare treatments – but anyway, being a mom of three small kids and working, it’s something that I don’t do often anyway because it’s quite expensive (that’s why I go only once or twice a year!!).
I'm always interested to learn about new ways on how to take care of your skin in the comfort of your home, here are 4 things to open a beauty salon in your home, you can get them if you don't already have some of them.
Dermablading is a highly-effective exfoliation treatment. The procedure uses a blade to very gently shave the surface of your skin, removing dead skin cells and fine, vellus hairs. Not only does it exfoliate the skin, but it also triggers the cell regeneration process. It also helps eliminate trapped dirt and oil… you will have healthier, clearer, and brighter skin that feels and looks soft and smooth.
Plus, skincare products will sink in better and it’s easier to apply makeup.
It is suitable also for sensitive skin. Those with dry skin will find it very effective.
For those with mature skin will find this very efficient because they have more dead skin cells caused by the natural slowing of cellular turnover.
It is also a safe and excellent alternative to chemical peels.
And no need to be scared, shaving hair doesn’t make it grow back thicker! Be careful with eyebrows and hairline and don’t use it on the eyelids or lips!
It has to be done carefully and precisely, during one time up to three weeks worth of accumulated dead skin can be removed. You will see straight away the difference and it can last up to a month. Doing it often you can prolong the benefit for many months. Use always on clean skin, with a clean blade.
Dermarolling, a form of microneedling, involves using a mini wheel covered with hundreds of tiny needles to gently prick the face (don’t press!). It works very well for clearing acne scars, fading fine lines, and evening out skin tone. The idea is to stimulate collagen and elastin fibers to make skin smoother.
There are many sizes of needles and anyone could use it: Those with a 0.1 to 0.2mm needle size creates micro pathways in the skin for skin products to better penetrate. When the needle is larger, like 0.5mm, that's when it creates tiny pricks around the skin and gives enough space in between so the wound healing response takes over. You grow new skin and you will have smooth, more even, skin.
Don’t use this if you have eczema, psoriasis, and warts (are prone to spreading). If you have acne, don't roll over cystic skin or an open wound from a zit because it'll spread bacteria all over.
After you cleaned your skin, many recommend icing your skin first because it’s going to be uncomfortable, especially the first time. After rolling, apply serum and many recommend start using anti-aging products.
You may experience some redness, especially if you have sensitive skin. That’s why it’s better to do this before night time so you're not exposed to the sun. Start using it once a week and then slowly use it more often, twice or three times a week. Within a month you will see changes in the skin.
Make sure you clean it with 70% or higher alcohol after every use.
If you use products that include Retinol, you should stop using them 4-5 days before rolling to avoid a really intense reaction to your skin.
And the next ones are not painful, I promise :)
3. Quartz facial roller
You have probably seen facial rollers before and many already use them and I think this is something that everyone should use!
Rollers are typically made from jade, rose quartz, or another crystal. They are designed to be used to gently massage the face and stimulate the lymphatic system to get rid of excess fluid and toxins, ease muscle tension, decrease puffiness and stimulate blood flow to increase your skin’s glow.
With regular use (using an oil or serum to make it easier) it will tone and lift the skin. Some face rollers have two ends: one with a large-sized stone – intended for the forehead, cheeks, jawline, and neck – and one with a smaller stone, which is for under the eyes.
The stones stay naturally cold, so rolling in the morning gets the circulation going nicely and it also helps calm inflammation and redness. If you want to wake up in the early morning or need some nice chilled massage after a long day, put the roller in the fridge. Plus, try it if you have headaches. Using roller two or three times a week for at least five minutes, you will see the difference in a couple of weeks!
And last, but not least...
4. Dry brushing
Dry brushing is not a new trend, it has its roots in ancient times. It's common in Ayurvedic medicine and in many cultures including the ancient Greeks and Japanese have used skin brushing to cleanse and beautify the skin.
Dry brushing is wonderful for the skin, it exfoliates the skin as any body scrubs do. The bristles of the brush manually sweep away dull, rough, flaky skin cells. After a dry brushing session, your skin will feel softer and smoother and look more radiant. It increases circulation and blood flow and even out lumps and bumps, including cellulite. While dry body brushing won't completely get rid of cellulite, it helps to mobilize and contribute to the even distribution of fat deposits under the skin and if you keep doing it, it's proven to give your limbs a much smoother, and firmer, look and feel.
It also helps detoxify by increasing blood circulation and promoting lymph flow/drainage. It unclogs pores in the exfoliation process and stimulates your nervous system, which can make you feel energized afterward.
To dry brush, use a natural-bristle brush gently but firmly in long strokes toward your heart, usually going over each area two or three times. At your belly, brush in a clockwise motion. Dry brushing is typically done before showering and should be followed with a moisturizer. Some people use the brush without anything, some people put a little bit of body oil in the brush after showering. You decide which comes easier for you, it feels great also after a sauna!
Plus, when you do it regularly, your skin will absorb body creams and moisturizers more effectively and whether you wax or shave, brushing is fantastic at keeping ingrown hairs and clogged pores away.
You should dry-brush one to two times per week. And don't forget to wash your brush with baby shampoo at least twice a month.
Don’t brush too hard and too often, try dry brushing once every couple of weeks if your skin is sensitive. Your skin might be a little pink after using a brush, but it shouldn’t hurt. It can also leave your skin feeling dry, that’s why it’s important to use a good moisturizer after brushing to prevent dryness.
Never dry brush over eczema, psoriasis, rashes, wounds, sunburn, or irritations. If your skin seems to be getting irritated by dry brushing, don’t do it often or don’t do it at all.
Hope you enjoyed reading this post and now you have an idea about having a beauty salon in your home! :)
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