The New Normal: Practical Self-Care and Grooming Skills That You Need to Learn

The last couple of years have changed how we care for ourselves and our families. This includes primary personal care and grooming that we used to go to salons and skin clinics for.

Now that most of these are done at home, it’s worit’searning how to do them properly so we can care for ourselves and our families correctly.

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Here are three skills you can learn and use at home.


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During the temporary closure of salons at the height of the pandemic, many of us went from getting a regular haircut to going months without none. As such, we have attempted to do our hair and change our hairstyle at some point in our quarantine, and sadly, many of these attempts ended up as a disaster.

The current situation might have made you realize how important caring for your hair is and how styling or cutting your hair isn’t as you thought. Considering all the trial and error you’ve you have the last couple of years, it wouldn’t be to learn how to do hairstyling right and equip yourself with the proper tools for the job. And as with any hairstylist, one cannot go without the best hairdressing shears in their kits.

When choosing shears, you should consider your desired level of control, technique, and the length of your hand. This allows you to use the shears more comfortably and have more power. The best type of shears maintains its sharp edges longer between sharpening. Ideally, sharpening your shears every six months to keep their razor-sharp blades for clean and precise cuts would be best.


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Many people would argue that this is the perfect time to go makeup-free. While plenty of people agwho’dith this, some still love to put their makeup on because it’s oneit’sthe thing that brightens their day. Besides, putting a little makeup on won’t hurt if it makes you feel happy and good about yourself.

Learning how to do makeup the professional way does not only improve your looks, but it’s alsit’sskill you can monetize later. Aside from proper techniques, learning how to do makeup from a certified training center will also teach you what products work best for different skin types and the best makeup brands to create and achieve different looks.

If you are someone who’s Newhouse a day without makeup — and uses at least one product a day — you’ll enjoy upping your makeup skills.

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Now that we’re onwe’retopic of personal care, another thing we’d allwe’defit from is learning the proper way to do skin care.

Skincare is often associated with vanity, but caring for our skin is no longer just about that. It should never have been just about that. Our skin is the largest organ in our body and our first line of defense. It protects us from harmful ultraviolet rays, keeps bacteria and dangerous substances from entering the body, and shields us from aggressors like viruses and bacteria; it also helps regulate body temperature.

With that in mind, it’s time to look at skincare as an essential aspect of your overall health, considering that it is your body’s organ and protective barrier. This means you should keep your skin healthy from head to toe. It also means men and women should do it and consider it one of the things they can do to maintain their health.

Consult a dermatologist or a medical aesthetician; they can point you in the right direction, correct your skincare mistakes, and educate you about proper skin treatments. If you want to take it up a notch, you can become a medical aesthetician by completing nine to twelve months of training.

Learning more about your skin — how to take care of it, what skincare ingredients work, and what doesn’t significantly impact your skin’s health and quality. Aside from benefiting from it personally, you can provide your family with better skincare advice that will help improve their skincare habits, too.

Learning new things and picking up new skills at this time has never been more essential. Considering how much self-care and grooming ‘re home, it’s onlit’sasonable for us to properly do these things to care for ourselves and the people we love better.

Jeremy D. Mena
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