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End of Summer Treats

August 1, 2017

 

 

 

Summer is fading away (much like our tans and shiny hair...). To me, that signals time for a little self pampering in preparation for the school year ahead.

 So here are a few things I like to do for myself before school starts.  These little end of summer treats can fit any budget. I have no affiliation with these products... just my personal experience.

 

1.  HIGH END:  Get a mani/pedi

     LOW END:  Give yourself a coat of nail polish

 

Did you guys notice all of the white-ish nails all over the place this summer.  That's right.  The color of the season was a shade of white with creamy undertones.  

 

O.P.I It's in the Cloud

 

My personal favorite was Essie's Tuck It in the Tuck.  It has a hint of pink in it.  

 

 

Both of these are pretty sheer.  I recommend 3 coats!

 

2.  HIGH END: Deep conditioning at the salon

     LOW END: Hair mask at home

 

For my at home hair mask best pick, I chose It's a 10.  It made my hair feel ultra silky.  It is a splurge at $30 a pop, but I just saw it at Target for $25.

 

 Of course, many swear by coconut oil for a hair mask.  I consider it the Windex of this century.  (Did you catch the My Fat Greek Wedding reference?)

 

 

 

3. FREE: Meditate

 

I have found from personal experience that meditation keeps me focused, centered, improves my posture and asthma, and keeps my heart rhythm in check.  You can meditate for 5 minutes a day and see the difference.  Wouldn't you want to spend 5 minutes of your day to make you feel awesome the other 1,435 minutes?  Seems like a good investment to me.

 

Also, there are a ton of meditation videos on you tube.  Some of them are for specific goals: relaxation, concentration, sleep, anxiety, depression, stress relief...  you name it!

 

Just go to YouTube and do a search of for your own needs. While you are there, visit our channel:

 

 

Come back often, but every Tuesday we post Teacher Tips to inspire you, create new materials and share!

 

Happy Teaching!!

Andrea Miller

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