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8 Top DIY Beauty and Grooming Tricks

Skip the spa or salon with these easy at-home techniques

A close up of a woman painting her toenails while doing a pedicure at home

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COVID isolation was a DIY test lab. Left on our own without hair and nail salons, barbers and day spas, self-care became the new normal. The funny thing is even though business as usual has resumed, at-home treatments don’t seem as big a deal anymore. In fact, in a pinch or when just pinching pennies we now fearlessly get the job done. As a refresher, here are eight top at-home to-dos, with updated products that ease the way:

Lois Joy Johnson is a beauty and style editor who focuses on women 50 and older. She was the beauty and style editor at Ladies’ Home Journal and a founding editor of More magazine. She has written three books: The Makeup Wakeup, The Wardrobe Wakeup and The Woman's Wakeup.