Weekend Pamper: Fresh Start

I like to start the new year with two main think; 1. a clean room 2. freshly pampered and since it is the last Sunday of the year today seems like the perfect year to achieve at least the latter.

The Body Shop Body Butter here*// Xen Tan Exfoliator here* // Estee Lauder Advance Night Repair here // Bleach London Mask here// Moroccan Oil Treatment here // Clarins Brightening Toner here // Aromatherapy Associates Minis here

The reason I start this task a few days in advance is to remove all of my fake tan which I have only half heartedly removed throughout the year. This for me always required a few soaks in the bath and a good exfoliating session so takes at least two days. I start with a nice long relaxing bath, in which I exfoliate with a glove and also my favourite scrub plus I also take the time to shave as I find it helps with the tan removal.  After the bath I like to use thick body butters for an intensive moisturise.

For my hair I give it a nice long mask which I actually put in 30 minutes before getting in the bath and wrap it in a towel. Once I’ve washed my hair with a clarifying shampoo in my roots I follow it with Moroccan oil to leave it extra shiny.

Of course my skin also needs lots of TLC especially in this cold weather. I go for a good cleanse, face mask, exfoliator, face oil and moisturiser to keep my skin healthy and hydrated.

I’ll start my fake tanning again in the next few days so I can have a nice deep tan by the start of 2014!

What do you do before the start of a new year? 
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11 Comments

  1. 29th December 2013 / 9:30 pm

    I love the idea of a pamper fresh start! I might do a post similair! I always find the fake tan exfoliators are the best beacuse they are most coarse :)! I always make a list of stuff i want to accomplish during the year 🙂 xxx http://berrie-blogs.blogspot.co.uk/

  2. 29th December 2013 / 11:09 pm

    I think if I ever bothered to fake tan I would struggle with the removal. It's nice to pamper yourself from time to time though. Xx

  3. 30th December 2013 / 12:54 am

    I also like to start the year with an organised bedroom. I'm currently half way through sorting my wardrobe, I see a trip to ikea on the horizon!

    http://anna-blush.blogspot.com

  4. 30th December 2013 / 6:22 am

    I really need a pamper day so thanks for giving me the idea! I really want to try that body butter scent and the Moroccan oil!

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

  5. 30th December 2013 / 11:46 am

    I'll be starting the new year with a massive clearout! My spare room is a complete mess at the moment, I think a trip to the charity shop is in order!
    I love Aromatherapy Associates – I've ordered the Little Bell in the sale and can't wait for it to arrive xx

    kizzyhearts.blogspot.co.uk

  6. 31st December 2013 / 11:52 am

    I've just acquired an aromatherapy oil, I didn't realise they were so well loved. Will definitely have to try it now. Also, Moroccan oil is my absolute hair saviour! Turned my hair from frazzled mess to soft locks! x

    http://myworldlyadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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