When your job is testing out different ways to take care of yourself, the concept of “self-care” can become a challenge. As a beauty editor, the lines between work and personal time become blurred, and it can be difficult to unwind. I have always used beauty rituals to alleviate my stress, but on days when my anxiety disorder is out of control, I need to take a step back and find a balance.
Fortunately, I’ve found a combination of products and rituals that work for me, which include not only beauty but also aromatherapy, music, and my favorite TV shows. Ahead, I’ll take you through how I calm down on even my most panic-ridden days.