6 Ways To Look After Yourself Over The Holidays

Christmas is a time for indulgent eating, lots of drinking, late nights and a busy schedule, so it’s important that you look after yourself, in body and mind, over this busy and sometimes stressful period. Here’s a few things you could try.

1. Use a stress relieving facial mist

A few little spritz of this facial mist when you’re feeling a little tense will bring you an instant calming sensation. Try the DIY one we’ve written about here.

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2. Have a bubble bath

We’re talking candles, loads of bubbles and beautiful aromas to give you some you time to relieve tension in your muscles and relax the mind. You’ll feel like a new woman when you come out.

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3. Treat yourself to a massage

Going for a deep tissue or aromatherapy massage can do wonders for your body and mind. Plus it’s Christmas, you’re allowed to treat yourself! Here’s 5 places in Dublin we love to get our massage from.

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4. Give your body a healthy boost

Christmas is a time for indulging in delicious (and glutinous) food and lots of drink, so it’s important to give your body a boost of nutrition when ever you can. Try this super Kale-it-up smoothie from Bembu.

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5. Look after your skin

Alcohol and a bad diet can have an effect on your skin, causing it to become dehydrated and break out. Make sure to have a good cleansing and moisturising routine to keep you looking lovely. Here’s our pick of our favourite cleansers to use.

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6. Get some zzz’s

Sleep is so important for your body to regain energy and repair it’s ailments – make sure you’re getting some decent sleep in between all the festive fun.

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