Although we’d all love to just wake up looking like we’ve stepped out of the pages of a magazine, reality is usually a little different. It is actually possible to get great skin and hair, however. All it takes is a complete beauty routine that looks after your hair and skin.

Healthy Hair and Nourished Skin, Monthly

Model giving herself a facialYour daily beauty regime and weekly beauty regime should have your skin glowing and your hair strong and healthy. To build on these great beauty foundations, you might also like to consider picking one day a month to add these indulgences to your regime...

An at-home facial that involves:

  • Cleansing your skin
  • Exfoliating
  • Steaming
  • A face mask
  • Toning
  • Moisturizing

See our 6 Simple Steps to a DIY Facial article for instructions and tips (50 minutes).

Beauty tip: regular pampering with facials will ensure that your skin is smooth and nourished. This in turn will give you a great base for applying makeup and means that your foundation, eye shadow and blush will go on smoother and stay on your skin longer!

An at-home pedicure and manicure.

6 Simple Steps to a DIY Pedicure (20 - 30 minutes).
6 Simple Steps to a DIY Manicure (20 - 30 minutes).

A hair trim. To keep your locks in great condition and ensure that they're free from split ends then you'll need to get regular trims. A regular hair trim will also ensure your haircut always looks great (15 - 30 minutes).

Final tip: it’s not uncommon when you first start a beauty routine to have your hair or skin go a little drier or oilier. Your skin and hair will settle down, just make sure you’re using the right products for your skin and hair type, and that you discontinue any products that cause any bad reactions.

To get the most benefit from these beauty treatments, ensure that you do them every month. Consistency is the key.

By regularly caring for your skin and hair with all the treatments suggested in our beauty regime articles, healthy hair and nourished skin will be yours!