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Ideas for dealing with quarantine

In this period of quarantine, in which we are forced to spend more time than usual at home, it’s very important to be able to mark time with constructive and healthy activities.  Internet and social networks help us with courses and Instagram videos.

Stay fit in quarantine

Did you also take advantage of this quarantine to start training at home? There are some exercises that experts recommend doing daily to maintain your fitness body after months of hard efforts in the gym. These are small circuits that activate all the muscles of the body in a short space of time. The IG profile of the famous personal trainer Kelsey Wells offers mini video tutorials of exercises to do at home.

If you are yoga lover there are many YouTube channels where teachers from all over the world have uploaded their lessons to keep mind and body in harmony. Martina Sergi‘s channel offers videos for novice yogis and lessons for those who want to go deep with their practice.

For the more technological we also recommend apps, from free to paid ones, where you can do a real workout tailored to your needs. The choice is vast: from the most famous free ones like Nike Trainig and Adidas Training by Runtastic; to paid ones: from Sweat Kayla Itsines Fitness to Seven (7 minutes of exercises) to train at home a few minutes a day.

Meditation

Maybe it’s time to try doing those activities that we have always put off due to lack of time. What better time than this to try meditation. Again, the web helps us find the most suitable support for us. It is important to try to find a center especially in this period when it is easy to feel at the mercy of emotions.

The Headspace site, also in the app version, is a useful guide to meditation. The first 10 lessons are free and later you can decide to buy a monthly or annual package.

Beauty tips

Let’s take a break from daily make-up and then return to let our skin breathe. Here are the latest news.

Gua Sha” is a special facial massage technique according to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine with small pink quartz or jade stones. The immediate benefit is the draining and detox effect.

DIY face masks, simple but effective cosmetic preparations with what is at hand in the kitchen. Here are our favorites.

Purifying mask with yogurt. You need two tablespoons of natural yogurt, a handful of parsley leaves and half cucumber. Yogurt soothes and nourishes the skin barrier, parsley is an effective anti-irritant and decongestant, while cucumber, rich in vitamins E, C and K, purifies. Blend everything until you have a homogeneous mixture and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

Anti-wrinkle mask with egg white. Just add a spoonful of honey to the egg white, until you get a thick mixture to be applied on the face leaving on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and apply a good moisturizer.

Moisturizing mask with grapes and almonds. Chop 5 almonds and 15 white grape berries to obtain a homogeneous cream. Once applied on the face, leave for 20 minutes. Finally rinse with warm water.

Finally, great inspiration comes from the K-Beauty, the beauty routine of Korean women who are very attentive to skin care. Famous are the 10 steps of their daily skin care to try to replicate at home.