• hair
    • ♥ detangle hair by fingercombing or using a wide tooth comb. start at the bottom and work way up
    • ♥ gently massage scalp to promote bloodflow
    • ♥ massage coconut oil into scalp and hair, especially ends
    • ♥ allow coconut oil to sit for at least 30 minutes
    • ♥ use a sulfate-free shampoo on scalp. mix shampoo and conditioner for hair
    • ♥ allow shampoo to sit for a few minutes while washing body
    • ♥ gently but thoroughly rinse scalp and hair, finger combing or combing hair
    • ♥ gently squeeze excess water out of hair
    • ♥ use a t-shirt to dry hair - gently squeeze or wrap hair up in t-shirt
    • ♥ apply leave in conditioner, followed by an oil or serum
    • ♥ if going to bed, braid or put hair in a bun. sleep on a satin pillowcase to avoid frizz
    • ♥ keep heat styling to a minimum
    • ♥ when heat styling, always use heat protectant
  • skin
    • ♥ exfoliate to help remove dead skin and lighten acne scars
    • ♥ wash face
    • ♥ apply an astringent to keep acne at bay
    • ♥ moisturize
    • ♥ dark spot cream
    • ♥ sunscreen to prevent aging
    • ♥ once a week, use a pore strip
    • ♥ do not pick at acne, this will cause scarring
    • ♥ wash pillowcase once a week
    • ♥ avoid touching your face
    • ♥ drink plenty of water and avoid greasy junk food
  • mouth
    • ♥ brush teeth twice a day for 3 minutes
    • ♥ use mouthwash to make breath fresh
    • ♥ wear retainer every day and night to keep teeth straight
    • ♥ floss every night
    • ♥ use whitening strips for white teeth
    • ♥ cut back on coffee, tea, and soda - they stain teeth
    • ♥ try oil pulling
    • ♥ do a lip scrub once a week
    • ♥ apply a lip gloss or lipstick that complements your skin tone
    • ♥ keep breath mints or minty gum on hand to keep breath fresh
    • ♥ avoid eating onions
  • hands
    • ♥ olive oil + sugar hand scrub
    • ♥ always use lotion after washing hands
    • ♥ after exfoliating, wash hands, apply lotion, and wear thick gloves to bed
    • ♥ use sunscreen on hands
    • ♥ push back cuticles, trim nails, file, buff, and paint nails
    • ♥ avoid biting nails or picking at hangnails
jan 11 2018 ∞
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