Busy moms today don’t have a lot of time and money to spend on their beauty rituals. However, along with a healthy diet and adequate exercise – all women need to focus on keeping up their appearances in order to feel good about themselves. Here are a few cost-saving beautification tips to add to your routine that you can do while you’re in the shower.
Shower Time Beauty Ritual
Most moms are so busy tending to every need of their children they’re often strapped for time. Are you one of these moms? One of the first things to get overlooked is a beauty ritual – usually, just to save time. Because it’s so important to keep this aspect of being a woman front and center, it’s time to put a little creativity into the process.
Like any good beauty routine, it should address your specific needs. Here are a few beauty treatments you can do while you’re in the shower to save time, and yes – money! Naturally, you won’t need to do each and every one every time you shower. So, just use them as you feel necessary.
1. Whiten Your Teeth
Before stepping into the shower, apply a quality tooth whitener and utilize the steamy heat from your shower to remove the stains from your teeth even better. After showering, simply remove. Follow the recommended amount of time for best results. There are many whiteners to choose from in various price ranges. Find one that works best for you.
2. Exfoliate Your Skin
Exfoliate and soften your skin by scrubbing it once or twice a week with a cleansing scrub in areas that are dry and rough like elbows, knees, and heels. Also, apply a facial mask once a week in order to exfoliate and freshen your face while you’re in the shower as well. Apply the mask before you get in, leave it on about five minutes, thoroughly massage it into your skin, and then rinse. You’re getting a beautiful complexion and saving time while doing it. Perfect.
3. Moisturize Your Body
Instead of the usual after shower lotion routine, try using a cleanser with emollients already added-in. Several quality moisturizers are specially formulated to properly moisturize your skin by as many as ten layers deep. It’s also works great as shaving cream to leave your legs silky smooth.
4. Say Good-Bye to Zits
Zap your zits while showering away with products that do double duty. A number of body wash products contain salicylic acid that work to tackle breakouts on both your face and body, especially on areas that are prone to acne like your chest, neck, or back.
5. Time-Saving Multi-Tasking Beauty Products
It’s always great to discover a beauty product that pulls double duty for any woman, but especially busy moms. A very popular example of this is shampoo with added conditioner. As mentioned earlier, body wash can double as shaving cream as well and skin tag products can help with acne.
Other Time-Saving Tips
– Brush your teeth in the shower.
– While waiting for the conditioner in your hair to work, use a little extra to use to shave your legs.
– Literally clean your shower while you’re in the shower; saves back strain from reaching to clean the shower walls, and you don’t have to worry about getting wet.
If you’re a busy mom, these beauty tips will save a great deal of time as well as money. Just what a busy mom needs.