Joy to the world and the ever-glorious skin we are all aiming for Christmas! But as we all know, clear, glowing skin is out of Santa’s powers, so this one is on us.

Apart from the gifts, food, and drinks, there’s one thing you shouldn’t forget on your to-do list: you. Holidays can be stressful and can take a toll on your natural glow. After all, you want to ensure that you look your absolute best at your get-togethers. 

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So, without further ado, here are five foolproof ways to get that holiday-ready glow. 

1. Get a full body scrub and massage. 

Before your calendar fills up with holiday functions, take the time to give yourself a well-deserved pamper session. Get a full body scrub to remove all the dead skin cells and impurities atop your skin. This will transform it to look smoother and softer, perfect for any ensemble or makeup look! And while you’re at it, finish up with a relaxing massage. It will help relieve any tension and stress from the holiday prep; plus, you deserve it!

2. Commit to your workout routine.

Christmas parties are definitely not for the easily fatigued, so gear up with a fitness routine beforehand. And while we understand that you’d rather rest during the holidays, your body will thank you for committing to your workouts. In fact, it is even more critical during this season. Exercising helps you deal with the inevitable stress of holiday arrangements and prevent weight gain, especially with all the food and drinks. Plus, it boosts your energy, so you can socialise and enjoy the parties better!

3. Eat healthier.

Speaking of holiday parties, we all know that they’re filled with calorie-rich foods and drinks. It’s best to keep your body nourished by eating healthier meals packed with fibre and protein. This will keep your gut healthy, so that you can indulge freely in your parties!  

We want to emphasise that we want you to eat healthier, not go on a crash diet. Extreme dieting before your Christmas parties will only backfire and cause binge eating. Remember: nourish your body, don’t deprive it nor restrict it of food!

4. Book in for Botox injections.

Botox is all you need for that holistic and youthful glow come the festive season. It’s a fast way to remove wrinkles, fine lines, and other ageing signs you don’t want on your holiday photos. Plus, it’s super safe and has no side effects, so you can still go on your pre-holiday plans after your session! However, we advise booking your Botox injections at least three weeks before Christmas day. This gives you ample time to prepare for the procedure and allow the injection to take full effect. Full results usually show up after a few days up to two weeks.

5. Book a well-deserved facial.

Good news: your holiday plans are all set, and there’s nothing more to do. Bad news: your skin has to take one for the team. 

All the sleepless nights, tiring appointments, and stressful shopping takes a toll on your skin, making it dull and dry. Treat your skin with a well-deserved facial at least a week before Christmas. This will rejuvenate your complexion and bring back its glow, so you’re all set for holiday photos! And while you’re at it, ask for hydrating treatments so your skin looks plump and healthy. Want a place to destress AND enjoy a facial? You will really enjoy the experiential facials at Skin Pple – Singapore’s hottest pit stop for immersive facial experiences.

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