With some actionable steps to keep your mental wellbeing in check, plus a little help from simple grounding habits for when the cabin fever hits, the lockdown life should be more or less smooth sailing.
Self-care, however, goes beyond minding our mental and emotional wellness. It’s also important for us to take physical hygiene into account! Cleanliness is key when it comes to preventing the spread of disease; maintaining properly sanitized surroundings can help reduce the risk of contamination and potential infection.
We’re all about that hygiene life at Ellana, so we’ve listed the top 3 things you need to pay special attention to when sanitizing your space!
You’ve heard this a million times, but it still stands: WASH YOUR HANDS. The more you come in contact with surfaces that other people use (doorknobs, light switches, et cetera), the higher the risk of infection… and it’s impossible not to touch anything, even if you’re mostly staying in!
• Spot-clean your brushes with a sanitizing makeup brush spray before and after every use.
Keep pathogens at bay by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and water; to take the boredom out of this routine activity, here’s a groovy little playlist to wash your hands to!
Your makeup brushes and sponges touch your face almost every single day. While you probably already have a cleaning schedule in place (the most common being once a week deep-cleaning with soap and water, and spot-cleaning every other day), present circumstances mean it’s more important than ever to sanitize regularly, even if you’re not stepping out the door.