PERSONAL CARE AT HOME: Keeping Your Skin Healthy and Glowing
April 19, 20203 min read
With social distancing still in place, uplifting quotes and amusing stories have been the rounds of the internet, keeping us all optimistic and hopeful during these unusual times. In fact, you might have even heard this phrase: "Love in the time of COVID".
Sounds corny, we know. But now is actually the perfect time to practice love and care in all aspects — this means taking extra care of yourself, too. Just because your daily routine is far from normal right now, doesn’t mean that you should neglect the things that give you radiance and keep you clean and healthy.
Here are a few personal care steps to help you stay radiant during quarantine:
Whether or not you're staying at home, it goes without saying that we should keep our face and body as clean as possible. Start your day by lathering up: You can use our new Keep Clean and Clear Glycerine Soap for a fresh clean that doesn’t strip away needed moisture, or our Keep Clean and Calm Oatmeal Soap to soothe irritation while gently exfoliating your skin. Both these essentials are made of vegan ingredients and can be used on your face, hands, and entire body.
Working from home and need to put on makeup for your conference calls and online meetings? Cleanse off your makeup at the end of your work-from-home day with the Take It Easy Facial Cleanser and Makeup Remover. It’s gentle enough for regular use, with skin-soothing ingredients that keep skin bright, nourished, and silky-soft.
While you’re at it, why not give your brushes a good rinse, too? Our Instant Dry Makeup Brush Cleaner is perfect for the job, as it removes make-up residue, oil, and dead skin from makeup brush bristles. It also sanitizes your brushes, thanks to the tea tree oil in its formulation. An added bonus: You can use it to sanitize AND rehydrate dry gel eyeliners, brow pomade, and other cream-based makeup products!
MIND THE SUN
Heading out for a grocery or food run? Don’t forget your sun protection — SPF is a must to help prevent skin photo-aging from UVA and UVB rays!
Protect and nourish skin using our DD + CC (Daily Defense and Color Correcting) Primer with SPF 30; infused with Japanese Tsubaki Oil, this face base staple works well on its own as a moisturizing layer, with a sun protection boost. SPF needs to be reapplied every two hours, so you may want to tuck the Pressed Mineral Foundation with SPF 50 into your purse for on the go touch-ups! It’s powered by Ellana’s Mineral Skinshield technology, which effectively shields the skin from dust, dirt, and other environmental stressors.
Staying at home for long stretches means cabin fever is a common occurrence. When negativity strikes, take a deep breath! Making time to de-stress is important; stretch your limbs, read, do some light exercises, and refresh tired skin with our hydrating Flower Power facial mist, a multipurpose concoction packed with botanical extracts to help reduce redness, combat irritation, and brighten skin with every spritz.
A little pampering goes a long way towards improving our mood, so don't hesitate to treat yourself every now and then!
DON’T STOP GLOWING
You know what we say here at Ellana: Stay radiant! Keep shining your brightest, even at home, with a skin boost from our Original Glow BB Foundie with SPF 50. This multi-benefit base brightens and combats inflammation with extracts from Blueberry and Green Tea, while giving you a radiant, healthy, skin-like finish.
Here's another glow booster your skin will love: Our Glass Skin Glow Cooling Facial Spray! We’re not kidding about the instant glow; its infusion of mineral pigments gives you that glass-like radiance with a few spritzes. It’s also packed with MandarinClear™ to help combat damage from environmental stressors and improve the skin for a naturally healthy glow over time.
Now that you know which products you need for your personal care arsenal, all that’s left to do is complement them with your unmatched inner beauty for an on-the-glow, 24/7 kind of radiance!