Protect Your Skin during the Winter Months

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Protect Your Skin during the Winter Months

I love winter. During this glorious time of the year, I enjoy spending time with family members during the holiday season. I also like to sip hot chocolate while lounging in flannel pajamas. While I adore winter, I don’t like what the cold weather can do to my skin. To prevent your skin from becoming too dry when the weather turns cold outside, drink plenty of water. Also, apply a moisturizer to your skin a couple of times each day. If you must go outdoors in dangerously frigid temperatures, make sure to cover your face properly. On this blog, I hope you will discover smart tips to make your skin glow during the winter months. Enjoy!

Practice Tips For Skills You Have Been Studying At A Beautician Academy

If you are currently enrolled in a beautician academy and would like to practice the skills that you have been studying, the following tips can help you master them. With plenty of practice, you will grow more confident and will feel better prepared when it is time to take the test necessary to acquire your beautician's license.

Provide Spa Sessions For Volunteers

Ask some of your classmates and friends if they would be interested in receiving a spa session at your home. Prior to the event, gather up materials that are needed in order to pamper each participant and provide them with a relaxing and enjoyable session. Facial masks, astringents, anti-wrinkle cream, and massage oil are some products that you may be interested in using for each session. Be sure to include loofahs or soft cloths to assist with rubbing products into each person's skin.

Provide recordings of natural sounds, such as ocean waves or a waterfall so that each person can listen to what they prefer on a portable audio player in order to help them relax during a pampering treatment.  

Use A Hair Practice Mannequin

Purchase a hair salon practice mannequin to practice colors, cuts, and styles. A mannequin that has long hair will allow you to cut the hair that is attached to it multiple times so that you can practice a variety of hair cutting skills that you have been taught. Set the mannequin on top of a counter in your bathroom and install plenty of lighting so that you can clearly see the strands of hair that are being clipped, processed, or styled.

During each practice session, take your time and visualize the result that you are trying to achieve. If you have photographs of specific styles or colors, they can be set up next to the mannequin prior to each time you practice, in order to help you acquire a specific look. 

Give Family And Friends A Makeover

If you have family members or friends who are interested in trying out a new look, offer to give them a makeover. Help each person pick out clothing that will flatter their features and skin tone. Give each person a basic facial before applying cosmetics to their face.

Make sure that you have plenty of makeup items on hand so that you can appease each person and use items that will emphasis specific parts of their face in a manner that will be flattering. Take pictures of each person once you have finished in order to remember specific looks and to assist with recreating the same types of results in the future.