1. Get a Pedicure
During sandal season I indulge in pedicures to keep my little piggy’s pretty. To save money and still feel pampered I’ll check Groupon for deals in my area then treat myself to a real store bought pedicure. Every 2 weeks afterward I go in for a simple polish change and maintain my feet at home using an Amope Pedi Perfect. My polish of choice is the breathable nail polish by INGLOT.
It’s fairly easy to find a pedicure for $20-$30 and a polish change is generally under $10. The cost to keep my toes in tip top shape is under $100 for the summer.
2. Indulge in a Massage
Groupon or Living Social are great places to find an inexpensive massage and oh so relaxing. Again this is something I treat myself to at the beginning of each season.
3. Treat yourself to a Facial
Again check Groupon, it really is the go to for the frugal kittens pampering needs. I prefer facials that really give me a good bang for my buck, maybe a glycolic peel or microdermabrasion to peel away the dull upper layers of my skin. Again this is something I only do a couple times a year, usually in the Fall and Winter months. I maintain my complexion at home using a simple salicylic acid cleanser and the Le Miuex sonic exfoliator.
4. Give yourself an at-home manicure
I rarely have this done professionally because it’s so much easier to do at home compared to a pedicure. You don’t need much: a nail file, base coat, top coat, polish, cuticle remover, nail oil to keep your cuticles nice and supple, and an orange stick.
5. Spend a beauty day at home
- Kick everyone out of the house
- Take a nice hot bath
- Make yourself a cup of tea
- Apply face mask
- Watch romantic comedy
- Flip through fashion magazine
- Give yourself a manicure
Number 5 is my all-time favorite way to spend a quiet Sunday!