As we plunge into another national lockdown, DIY beauty treatments and at-home beauty devices are proving a saving grace while the spas are shut. With self-care becoming more of a priority for both men and women, many innovative treatments, once only available at pricey clinics or from specialist aestheticians, are now available for you to try yourself at home, and with beauty tech rising in popularity, we round up the DIY beauty devices you should be investing in.
The Best DIY Beauty Treatments and At-home Devices
HigherDOSE Infrared Sauna Blanket V3, £399
Let us set the scene. It’s been a long, hard day of wedding planning, all the cells of that wedding budget spreadsheet are merging into one, your head’s pounding after hours of blue-light exposure from scrolling through Wedding Ideas Pinterest; what you really need is to check into a spa. Immediately. However, as the UK is currently navigating a third lockdown, a wellness retreat at that luxury spa you’ve been eyeing up for your hen party is off the cards for now. But worry not, as the good people at HigherDOSE, specialist in Infrared saunas, have stepped in with a very handy at-home solution.
The HigherDOSE Infrared Sauna Blanket is essentially a portable or at-home Infrared sauna you can pop up on the go or after a particularly stressful day of doing nothing in lockdown. The benefits of Infrared saunas have long been purported, and are said to include detoxifying your body, boosting your immune system and purifying your skin.
The Sauna Blankets, made with non-toxic PU leather, detox charcoal and heat balancing clay, increase the body’s thermal energy and promotes a temporary increase in blood flow using far infrared rays. Whilst you’re in the blanket your feel simultaneously calm and uplifted, as the infrared gently increases your heart rate and you sweat out all the toxins. After a stint in the blanket you’re left feeling totally rested and rejuvenated, and thanks to increased blood flow and lowered cortisol, you get the high of a killer workout without even leaving your bed.
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Sensica Sensilift, £279
This tightening treatment uses radio frequency to stimulate collagen and improve the skins elasticity. The device works by heating the dermal layers of your skin, where collagen fibres are found, resulting in a radiant glow. It sounds complicated but just glide over the area you wish to target and voilà! Skin even the beauticians will be envious of.
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PMD Clean Pro, £135
Deepen your night time cleanse routine with this sleek facial device. With 7000 vibrations a minute, the PMD Clean Pro breaks down dirt and oil in the skin. The Active Warmth aspect ensures any skincare product thoroughly absorbs into the face, while the frequency it operates at helps to tone and stimulate blood flow.
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Nu Skin ageLOC LumiSpa Accent & IdealEyes, £305.69
Tired eyes? This at-home beauty device by Nu Skin might just be the answer. The cult cleansing device now comes with a detachable head focused purely on banishing under eye bags. Massage the eye area to depuff, firm and brighten without leaving the comfort of your home.
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Nu Skin Galvanic Spa System II, £336.82
Cancel your next spa appointment and put the money towards one of these instead! Targeting the whole body, this system uses currents to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. With interchangeable heads for different areas of the body, radiant skin is achieved all over.
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Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Mask, £59.99
Neutrogena arguably brought at-home beauty devices to the mainstream with this cult light therapy mask. The red and blue lights combat bacteria and inflammation, the two main elements that cause acne, for clearer and calmer skin.
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Yu Ling Rollers Jade Facial Roller, £26
Facial rollers may be a new addition to the isles if Sephora, but they’ve been used in Chinese beauty for centuries. The rollers are the perfect entry to the wide world of at-home beauty devices, and an affordable addition to your nightly skincare routine. Jade, as a stone, is known for its cooling effects and when rolled over the face can increase circulation and drain the lymphatic system to leave you with a puff-free completion.
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