Day: July 13, 2020

How to do the treatment yourself as salons reopen with restrictions

Treat yourself to a facial with these expert-recommended products and tools: iStock
Treat yourself to a facial with these expert-recommended products and tools: iStock

Lockdown has taken its toll on our beauty routines. From ditching the makeup products to barely brushing our hair some days, a stripped-back approach has been embraced.

Our skin has taken a hit too. Dr Susan Mayou, consultant dermatologist at the Cadogan Clinic, previously spoke to The Independent about why many people have seen an increase in dryness and spots.

“Stress is a recognised trigger for inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne, so it’s unsurprising that more people are reporting breakouts at this uncertain and very stressful time,” she says, adding that mindfulness, meditation and exercise are all great ways to relax and refocus.

Pre lockdown, you might have booked in a facial, where an expert can personalise treatments for you and identify what your skin needs.

However as we slowly emerge from lockdown and

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