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Our Sunday self-care routine for gorgeously glowing skin

Our Sunday self-care routine for gorgeously glowing skin

2020 was all about self-care and showing ourselves love through everything from skincare to exercise. We LOVED seeing each and every one of our Hemp Lovin’ Babes treat themselves during lockdowns and isolation and want to make sure that you keep scheduling that me-time in 2021!

That’s why this month, we’re sharing our Sunday self-care routine. Your challenge is to set aside time each week that’s just for you. Whether it’s catching up on your favourite shows (don’t even get us started on Bridgeton), enjoying a relaxing bath or pressing play on your most-loved podcast, our Sunday self-care routine can be incorporated into however you practice self-care. Ready, set, zen!

Cleanse it, cleanse it real good

Every solid self-care routine begins with a thorough cleanse. It’s going to remove any excess makeup, dirt, debris and bad vibes. Take this moment to massage your skin for 30-60 seconds. Not rushing your cleansing process is key to not only ensuring your skin is perfectly prepped but also so your skincare ingredients can do their thing. Make this a daily ritual to boost circulation and effectively cleanse your complexion to ensure the rest of your skincare can truly shine.

Refine that complexion

Whether you’re a physical or chemical exfoliating babe, make sure you’re using your exfoliating products 2-3 times per week. Exfoliating is essential to any skincare routine as it breaks down the old, dead skin cells that just won’t hit the road. When we regularly renew our complexion with exfoliation, we’re making way for gorgeously glowing new skin cells to make their way through and refine your skin’s texture… and who doesn’t want that!

The star of the show

Let’s face it. A face mask that actually works is the Beyoncé of your self-care routine.

From addressing acne, redness, inflammation, acne scarring to uneven skin tone, our Hemp Clay Mask is about to work its magic and leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Applying an even layer across your prepped and primed face, you’re going to leave this mask on for around 10-15 minutes. This is the perfect time to really soak up your self-care moment – however you do it best! Close your eyes and practice some deep breathing, press play on a podcast or guided mediation or lay back and scroll Tik Tok. However you do self-care, we love it!

Once your timer has gone off, remove your mask with warm water, ensuring you have effectively removed all of the product and check yourself out in the mirror. Hey you, nice skin.

A burst of hydration

Combining nourishing oils, anti-inflammatories and antioxidants, our Hemp Facial Moisturiser is the perfect next step in your Sunday self-care routine. Your fresh and renewed complexion needs a burst of hydration to keep the good skin vibes going, which is why next, you’ll apply a pearl-sized amount of our ultra-nourishing moisturiser to your face, neck and décolleté.

Letting exquisite ingredients like Marula Oil, Hemp Seed Oil and Aloe Vera soak deep into your skin, this moisturiser is kind to even oily skin types when following our face mask.

All about the glow

Awaken your skin and your mind with a divine face massage to complete your at-home facial. Using a few drops of our ultra-hydrating Hemp Face Oil, place your fingertips together in the middle of the forehead and press firmly. Then, glide your fingers to your temples, press firmly and release. Repeat 3-4 times to release tension from your forehead that can be caused by stress.

You can continue this gliding motion around your jawline and eyes to release tension and boost skin glowing circulation in the area. You’ll not only feel a sense of serious relief, but your face oil will leave you with a luscious and dewy complexion.

Set your intentions

It’s Sunday after all which means another day of work, school or study is just around the corner. Take your Monday from manic to magic by setting your intention for the week. What goals do you want to achieve? What can you do to bring the sunshine throughout your week? What have you got to look forward to? Setting the tone for how you’re going to start your week creates a productive and positive mindset to end your self-care session with.

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