November 26, 2022

I’m Not sure about the word resolution.

Resolutions – somewhat hard to stick to. Perhaps intention or goal would be more apt? I don’t like the thought of any more added pressure; we all have plenty of that. What about nurture?

What should we focus on?

Yes to trying new products and making our make-up experience more adventurous – that never hurts.

I’m thinking on a deeper level if we want to nurture and find ourselves in a strong and positive place. Reading over my words on beauty, this little book is such a positive reinforcement. Even though the words are by me and from my heart, I need reminders too.

1. Start Practising What We Think

I think about beauty and skincare a lot. The good, the bad, and the so-so’s, it’s all in my mind.

I may be guilty of not practicing what I preach; regular exfoliation, face masks, hair treatments and moisturizing to name a few.

2. Make Bodycare Equally As Important As Skincare

This one’s a no-brainer yet it’s still something I am less vigilant about.

Moisturizing the body straight after washing will keep our skin hydrated and have us glowing from every angle.

3. Pay More Attention To The Eyes

Face masks are fun, luxurious and relaxing. Some of them can work wonders and it’s time I applied this magic to my eyes.

Gel patches, creams and masks; there’s plenty out there to make them sparkle.

4. Be Rigorous With Supplements For Hair, Nails and Skin

Our skin is incredibly important and sometimes our diet may not be giving it the nutrients it really needs. Probably no fault of our own but added “D”, “Zinc” and “C” are essential in most cases, not to mention many others.

5. Be More Creative With New Products

Over time we’ve found it difficult to stray from favourites, but there are wonderful products out there yet to try.

An open mind has me finding new favourites.

6. Organisation

Arranging the cupboards will make my favourite products more accessible and remind me to use them.

7. Importance Of Exercise

It may be the last thing we want to do some days but regular exercise is wonderful for the skin.

Looking after our bodies, and ultimately our minds will give us a natural glow like no other.

8. Sleep More

Much like exercise, getting at least 7 or 8 hours of sleep a night will have a similar effect.

My forever challenge – sleep longer, sleep sounder.

9. Spend Less Time On Our Devices

Have you ever looked to see your daily screen time? Mine is horrifying.

Note to self: Less screen time can mean better sleep and concentration.

10. Find More Happiness and Joy

Finally, and perhaps the most important resolution is a focus on happiness.

Spending more time doing the things we love, with the people we love is the best kind of beauty secret.

Being realistic and making smart targets is the way of making sure our nurturing is second nature rather than a long list of forgotten wishes. xv

Top Nurturing With These

shiseido revitalizing face mask  ||  sisley paris black rose cream mask  ||  la mer treatment hydrating   ||  fresh crème ancienne mask

triple hyaluronic serum  ||  sunday riley good genes lactic acid  ||   romilly wilde supercell serum  ||  clarins double serum

P.S

what about these?

Atelier Westman foundation stick because I hear it’s totally fabulous.

My Better, Not Younger and Beauty Secrets books because we all can do with these little reminders.

The perfect gift to send to your daughters and girlfriends.

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