December 21st, 20100
Christmas is a time for spending with the family, taking time off work and enjoying good food and good company. But Christmas can also be a very stressful time of year as people frantically rush round the shops trying to find the perfect present for their loved ones. So it makes sense to us to have a pamper day just before the 25th so that we can look and feel our best on the big day. We’re talking face masks, long soaks in hot baths, doing our hair, nails and probably a drop of red to help us to unwind. If you’re anything like us, you also probably have a stash of bubble bath and pampering tools from last Christmas, so they might as well be used to make room for the next lot! We’ll use any excuse for a night of ‘us’ time but we think that after all that shopping (and half of it not even for ourselves) we’ll be in need of some rest and relaxation.
Optimum pampering time is 2-3 hours including;
- a long soak in the bath, glass of red wine optional
- face mask
- hair mask
- hair removal
- cutting and shaping of nails, fingers and toes
- painting nails, fingers and toes
- intensive moisturising
- cosying up in gorgeous nightwear
- followed by un-intensive post-pampering activities such as reading a book or watching a film
And if you just don’t have the time to pre-pamper then make sure you have the time for some post-Christmas pampering, ideally before the New Year then you can be looking your best for New Year’s Eve.