Have trouble sticking to those New Year resolutions? Why not take the pressure off this year and focus on achievable (and enjoyable) goals to help you look and feel your best?
To get you started we’ve rounded up our top 12 beauty tips so you can make 2018 your most gorgeous yet…
January: Resolve to throw out old beauty products
1st January means out with the old and in with the new; apply this logic to your make-up bag. Cosmetics and skincare have expiry dates so dig deep and discard them if they’re out of date, starting to discolour or smell as they won’t do your skin any favours. Now you’ve the perfect excuse to treat yourself and kick-start the year with the latest make-up trends and skincare technology.
February: Resolve to encourage your man to try male grooming
It’s Valentine’s this month so gently remind your man he also needs to look the part and invest in some male grooming. Does he need a helping hand? From skincare and facials to manicures and manscaping we’ve got it covered in our men’s grooming blog here. You’ll be falling in love with him all over again on the 14th….
March: Resolve to deep clean your skin once a week
Make-up, pollution and dirt lead to blocked pores, dull skin and breakouts. Aim to treat your skin to a weekly face mask or exfoliating treatment. One of our favourites is Elemis Papaya Enzyme Peel which effectively cleanses, unblocks pores and encourages healthy cell turnover, for a beautifully clear complexion in time for spring.
April: Resolve to remember your body
Combat the tell-tale signs of ageing all over your body with regular body brushing, moisturising and exfoliating to invigorate your skin. Our Exotic Lime and Ginger Salt Glow buffs away dead skin and encourages the regeneration of new cells, for a gorgeously youthful and smooth glow. Find out more here.
May: Resolve to make your tootsies pretty
Summer is on the horizon so resolve to get those tootsies flip-flop ready. Give neglected feet a kick-start with a professional luxury pedicure guaranteed to leave them silky soft and prettily polished. Our reflexology treatments soothe away tension and stress whilst combined with a pedicure, polish and perfect to keep them in tip-top condition.
June: Resolve to be fuzz-free this summer
Be fuzz-free and super smooth on your summer getaway. We compare the pros and cons of IPL hair removal vs waxing here so you can decide what’s best for you. Remember winter is the best time to start laser treatments. And did we mention we also offer hair removal for men?
July: Resolve to get hands-on with sun protection
Hands are often a big giveaway of age. Decide to take action this year to prevent the damaging effects of UV rays on your hands. Apply an intensively moisturising hand cream containing SPF year-round to ensure your skin is protected from wrinkles, age spots and dryness. And resolve to always wear protective gloves for cleaning, gardening and the washing up, to keep them silky soft and youthful.
August: Resolve to eliminate sun damage
Make 2018 the year you tackle those age spots, pigmentation and fine lines with the latest non-surgical anti-ageing skincare treatments. The revolutionary treatments re-energise tired, sun-damaged skin and help turn back the clock, letting you enjoy that flattering post-holiday glow without the visible effects of sun damage. Find out more in our blog here.
September: Resolve to take care of your cuticles
Have you been neglecting your cuticles? Dry, rough or overgrown cuticles can spoil your gorgeous manicure - our Sleeping Beauty Luxe Cuticle Oil (£9) contains a beautiful blend of Rose and Jasmine along with sumptuous hydrating skin oils to nourish and protect fragile cuticles.
October: Resolve to have your dream eye lashes
Finally get the lashes you’ve always dreamed of in time for the 2018 party season. Full, fluttery and defined lashes are available to everyone at Sleeping Beauty. Our Novalash extensions offer natural-looking, long and luscious lashes which can be beautifully tailored to your individual requirements plus they’re low maintenance and fuss-free. Read our blog for the lowdown here.
November: Resolve to boost your skincare routine
Resolve to book a complimentary skincare consultation at Sleeping Beauty. Professional non-surgical skincare treatments CACI, COMCIT, Elemis BIOTEC and microdermabrasion offer effective, long-term results. The revolutionary facials plump and smooth fine lines and wrinkles, plus improve the appearance of blemishes and pigmentation for radiant, youthful-looking skin. Call your nearest Sleeping Beauty salon now to book your free consultation.
December: Resolve to look gorgeously glamorous this Christmas
Look show-stopping this party season with beautiful, flawless make-up. Experiment with different trends or leave it to the professionals and book in for a make-over pre-Christmas party. Our talented make-up artists specialise in the hottest looks straight from the catwalks and promise to highlight your best features so you’ll look amazing at your big event. They also offer make-up lessons so you can re-create your favourite looks at home.