With everything that’s happening around us, it’s natural to feel stressed and anxious. If you have been feeling overwhelmed by feelings of uncertainty, sadness and paranoia, then research claims that including small mindful activities in your daily routine can go a long way in grounding you and bringing you back to the present moment.
But if you feel intimidated by terms such as mindfulness, meditation, etc. and have absolutely no idea about where to begin, then start with taking a deep breath and hear us out. Scroll down for three simple beauty rituals that you can include in your everyday routine to calm your mind and relieve anxiety. Check them out…
01. Skincare routine + face massage
Having a simple, effective and quick skincare routine is a great way to relieve stress and care for your skin. Make sure to take some time to massage the products into your skin. You can use a face roller or even your fingers to do this. This a great way to make sure the product absorbs more effectively. Additionally, the massage helps increase blood circulation, relaxes facial muscles and is a great way to delay those dreaded lines and wrinkles.
02. Hot oil treatment
Constant, acute stress can make your body go into survival mode stop sending essential nutrients to your scalp. This can lead to hair fall, breakage, dullness and stunted growth. Indulging your hair in a hot oil massage at least twice a week is a great way to stimulate dormant hair follicles, reduce dryness, fight hair fall and improve growth. Additionally, the massage allows the oil to penetrate better, boosts circulation, calms you down and helps you sleep better.
03. Body care routine
The benefits of ending your day with a quick shower are endless, especially if you are looking to manage stress. It brings down body temperature, calms your mind and helps get rid of anxious thoughts. Include dry brushing, bath salts, relaxing body care products and a body lotion for a refreshing and calming experience.