Give Yourself The Ultimate Pre-Party Facial

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    Who doesn’t want beautiful, glowing skin for the party season? Too many glasses of fizz on top of endless late nights can take their toll on skin but why fork out for an expensive salon facial when you can DIY at home? Follow our top tips for instantly brighter, perkier-looking skin – just in time for all the celebrations!

    We recently discovered Braun Face – a groundbreaking, nifty gadget you can use to cleanse, exfoliate and even epilate. Use the cleansing brush head on wet skin, with your daily cleanser, to clean pore-deep. Next, pop on the tiny epilator attachment to get rid of any unwanted facial hair and create a super smooth complexion.

    Keeping your skin hydrated throughout winter can be a challenge. It’s worth investing in a thicker, creamy mask to really give your skin a moisturising boost but instead of slathering it on and waiting twenty minutes, use your fingers to massage in firm upwards and outwards movements to stimulate circulation.

    It’s not everyone’s cup of tea but the professionals swear by it and so do we. While you’ve still got the mask on, gently pinch your skin, using enough pressure so it goes a little pink but don’t go too mad. Start at your jaw line and work up towards your cheeks in lines, then massage for five more minutes.

    After pinching, leave the mask on for a further 10 minutes then rinse off. Try freezing your toner in an ice-cube tray and then for an instant pick-me-up, pop one out and rub it over your face and neck for an extra circulation boost. It’ll help reduce enlarged pores but make sure you run it under warm water for a few seconds before putting it on your face.

    Finish your DIY treatment by warming your moisturiser between your hands to activate the ingredients then use firm upward motions from the centre of the face to your hairline until it’s fully absorbed. Do all of this and you’ll be left with perfectly prepped skin for the party season!

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