We all deserve a self-care day every so often. Life is tough and we often need a full day to wind down and recover from our busy schedules. Being able to put your work aside and show yourself some love for a few hours can help to relieve stress and calm your mind.
Admittedly, professional spas can be pretty expensive and you might not want to be out of the house for several hours at the spa. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still treat yourself to a luxurious day of pampering.
With the range of products that are now available in local and online stores, you can easily create your very own home spa. And your home spa day will be just as relaxing as your day at a more expensive, professional spa!
So, you’re ready give yourself a pamper day but how do you actually set up a home spa? What products do you need to get?
Here are some top tips for creating the home spa of your dreams:
Show Your Skin Some Love
If you’ve ever been to a professional spa, you will notice how skincare is a huge focus. Showing your skin some love can make a huge difference to the way you feel physically and mentally.
Get yourself some blue face mask skin care along with a cleansing toner, hydrating oil, and moisturizing cream. These products will leave your skin looking and feeling great.
Don’t forget about your body too! Grab a body scrub and gently rub it into your arms, legs, and torso to exfoliate these areas of your skin.
Light a Scented Candle
You may have noticed that spas always smell great! That’s because certain aromas are associated with increased relaxation.
You can emulate this relaxing environment by lighting a scented candle in your home. Not only does the fragrance help to relax you but the natural flickering of a candle flame can immediately have a calming effect on your mind.
If you prefer, you can burn some essential oils in a diffuser. Essential oils also smell great and are known to calm your mind. Many essential oils provide unique health benefits so find the best ones for your needs.
Take a Long Bubble Bath
Soaking in a long warm bath provides health benefits all around. It calms your mind by allowing your worries to melt away while you lay back in your steamy bathroom and the warm water can naturally relax your muscles.
If your body feels tight because of your regular workouts or because you are chronically stressed, a hot bath can be the perfect way to soothe aches and relieve tension.
Add some bubble bath, light a candle, and play some relaxing music for an extra luxurious bath. It’s the perfect way to end your pamper day and will help you to de-stress before heading to bed.
How do you pamper yourself at home? Let us know in the comments below!