Welcome to Self-Care Month, where we celebrate the importance of taking care of ourselves. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s essential to make time for self-care and indulge in a routine that nourishes our mind, body, and soul. Whether it’s self-care month or just a regular night in, I indulge in any luxurious at-home treatment that I can get my hands on. Get ready to pamper yourself like never before as I share my secrets on my ultimate self-care routine.
Step 1: Set the Mood
Creating the right ambiance is crucial for an immersive self-care experience. Begin by selecting a tranquil space where you can unwind and relax. Dim the lights, light scented candles, and play soothing music to set the mood. For me, my tranquil space is my low-lit bathroom whilst I’m engulfed in my fluffy robe and slippers. Creating a serene environment will help you disconnect from the outside world and focus solely on yourself.
Step 2: Cleanse and Prep
Start your self-care routine by cleansing your face thoroughly. Use a gentle cleanser that suits your skin type and massage it onto damp skin using circular motions. If you have a LUNA™4 Go, this mini but mighty device will give you the ultimate cleanse and facial massage removing 99% of all dirt oil and bacteria and massaging face and neck tension points at the same time. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry. Next, apply a toner to balance your skin’s pH levels and prepare it for the treatment ahead. Proper cleansing and toning lay the foundation for effective self-care.
Step 3: UFO 2 Treatment
Now comes the star of the show – the FOREO UFO™ 2 supercharged facial masking device! This innovative beauty gadget combines advanced skincare technologies with the power of masks to give you a spa-like experience at-home. With reparative LED light, cooling, heating and T-Sonic™ massaging pulsations the UFO™ 2 is a spa treatment like no other. Connect your UFO™ 2 to the FOREO app and choose the mask that addresses your skin concerns. The app provides customised treatments, ensuring you receive the best care for your skin.
Apply the selected UFO™ 2 mask to the device, and gently glide it across your face in circular motions. The UFO™ 2‘s T-Sonic™ pulsations and LED light therapy work in synergy to enhance the mask’s absorption, promote collagen production, and leave your skin feeling rejuvenated. Take this time to relax and enjoy the soothing sensations of a luxe at home hydrating facial.
Step 4: Mask Afterglow
After your UFO™ 2 treatment, gently remove the mask and massage any remaining serum into your skin. The masks are formulated with high-quality ingredients that deliver intense hydration, brightening, or firming benefits, depending on the variant you choose. You’ll notice an instant glow and a more radiant complexion. I always love to take the excess serum from the sachet and hydrate my elbows and knees.
Step 5: Moisturise and Protect
Complete your self-care routine by locking in the benefits of the UFO™ 2 treatment. Apply a moisturiser suitable for your skin type to nourish and hydrate. Look for one that contains antioxidants and SPF protection to shield your skin from environmental damage for daytime wear and a more nourishing moisturiser for nighttime wear. Massage the moisturiser into your face and neck using upward motions.
Step 6: Mindful Reflection
As you conclude your self-care routine, take a moment for mindful reflection. Sit quietly, breathe deeply, and express gratitude for the time you’ve dedicated to yourself. Acknowledge the positive effects of self-care on your overall well-being. This doesn’t have to be done in the traditional yoga stance or a headstand. I am an antsy personality so I enjoy reflecting on my knitting (I’m a granny at heart) or my sketching
journal. Anything that is a moment to yourself away from electronics and social media. This simple practice can help you cultivate a positive mindset and a greater sense of self-love.
Self-Care Month is all about cherishing yourself and making self-care a priority. With the FOREO UFO™ 2 device and its accompanying masks, you can elevate your self-care routine to new heights. The UFO™ 2‘s advanced technology combined with the power of carefully curated masks creates an indulgent experience that will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready to conquer the world. Take the time to invest in yourself – you deserve it!
Editor: Adelle Petropoulos