If you’ve ever settled into a bath at the begging or end of a long day, you know how beneficial it can be for putting both your mind and your muscles at ease. The rituals that go hand in hang with bathing— oils, candles, any maybe some relaxing music—all contribute to the overall experience. But the benefits of bathing go far beyond their ability to cleanse and calm you. In fact, bathing was widely used in ancient cultures as a therapeutic treatment for body, mind, and spirit.
A balanced heart chakra allows you to live openly and freely, full of acceptance and love for yourself and for others. It is your healing center. This “center” not only allows you to live your life with kindness and compassion, it also allows you to inspire these same qualities in others.
We often focus on what’s in the face-care products we use but equally important are the techniques we use to apply them. Outlined below are several practices själ recommends to ensure your skin receives the highest level of benefits these products and active ingredients provide.
Apply thin to thick: This is a general rule for layering or combining products, meaning no matter what you’re applying, apply products with the thinnest consistency first. (Sunblock is an exception to this; see next tip for more details).