Whether you’re a housewife or a working mom, every woman has the potential to look stunning.
There’s no reason why you should settle for a messy bun and yoga pants just because you’re married!
If you want to light up your husband’s eyes again, here are some beauty secrets that every housewife should know!
Care for your Hands
Stay-at-home moms and housewives always keep themselves busy with some or the other household chores.
Washing, cleaning, scrubbing and gardening are part and parcel of their daily routines. Engaging in these activities regularly can make the skin on the hands dry and saggy.
You should ideally wear gloves while doing household chores. Use a gentle foaming soap to wash your hands. And don’t forget to pat dry your hands after washing. Remember to moisturize your hands often with a daily-use moisturizer.
Always keep your fingernails neatly trimmed and filed. Control the urge to scratch off stains with your fingernails. Scratching can spoil or break your nails. Keep a dust cloth handy for such cleaning errands.
These tips will ensure that your hands look beautiful and delicate.
Has it been months since your last trip to the salon?
Hmm… that’s understandable.
Even if you can’t go to the salon often, you can always take out some time for a quick manicure and pedicure at home. You can get a home salon kit that comes with all the necessary tools. Also, learn how to shape your eyebrows and get rid of facial hair using basic grooming techniques.
You may have to adjust a couple of hours a month in your schedule for this, but we’re sure that’s doable. And, of course, you’ll be saving time and money by skipping expensive salon trips.
Oral hygiene is an important part of personal grooming. No matter how busy our lives get, we should always find time to take care of our teeth.
Tooth decay is not just painful, it’s unsightly too. So never ignore your oral health.
Of course, brushing and flossing twice a day should be your second nature by now. Take some extra care to avoid foods and eating habits that can cause tooth sensitivity and staining.
Regular visits to the dentist are also very important for ensuring that your teeth are in good condition. If you have a toothache or extreme sensitivity, don’t procrastinate going to the dentist.
Staying in shape makes your personality shine. It also keeps health problems and lifestyle diseases away.
Start with an easy workout routine that’s easy to commit to. Don’t fall prey to unrealistic weight loss goals that can do more harm than good.
Understand your body type and be kind to yourself. Exercising regularly will give you plenty of self-confidence to carry yourself gracefully, irrespective of whether you lose significant weight or not.
Nighttime Beauty Routine
When you’re busy caring for your family, a beauty routine may be the last of your priorities.
A 10-15 minutes nighttime skincare routine won’t get in the way of your duties.
Before going to bed, wash your face and hands with a mild cleanser and follow up with a toner and moisturizer.
Exfoliate at least twice a week to remove dead cells and brighten your skin.
Don’t forget to apply an anti-aging serum and an under-eye serum to treat wrinkles and dark circles.
This easy routine will reward you with supple healthy skin for years to come. A good night’s sleep would help too!
Just because you don’t have to go to the office, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dress smartly. Don’t head out to the supermarket looking like a junkie!
Whenever you step out of the house, put your best foot forward.
Wear comfortable well-ironed clothes. Apply light make-up. Carry an elegant handbag. Put on some pretty shoes. Pull your hair up in a smart-looking ponytail or let it down in style.
After all, you don’t need a special occasion to look well-dressed!
The Bottom Line
No matter how mundane your responsibilities are, you’re doing a great service to your family. You deserve some time for self-care and self-expression.
These personal grooming tips will boost your confidence and add a pleasant charm to your personality.