When it comes to my own wellness, i really take it seriously. With all of the stresses of everyday life, it’s important that we take some time for ourselves…and just relax. Not all of us can afford the luxury of a day at the spa or even have the time ! Here are some great tips on how you can treat yourself at home, Your mind and body will thank you, i swear….and also some bath essentials that will be your best friends forever….
1.Rebalancing Exfoliating Shower Gel : L’Occitane
I recently starting using this, not only for its natural benefits but also for their refreshing and you know that Scents are so important in creating a relaxing environment…An exfoliating shower gel with five purifying essential oils (Cypress, Juniper, Lemon, Thyme, Eucalyptus) to invigorate & rebalance. More infos : www.loccitane.com
2.Spa of the world : The Body Shop
When you’re feeling tense, fast-track to relaxation with this calming spa ritual. This ritual is a perfect way to de-stress, unwind and reconnect with body and mind. inspired by traditional beauty rituals from across the globe. Whether your body needs to be awakened, cherished or calmed completely, each of three spa body rituals will take your senses places they’ve never been before. More infos : www.thebodyshop.com
Candles are a great way to encourage relaxation in any part of the home, but particularly in the bathroom. Having a gentle shower by the light of a few strategically placed candles can be a really fun and relaxing atmosphere.
Spas always smell gorgeous. By letting the hot water steam mix with the sprigs, you are allowing all of the beneficial oils and aromas from the plant to come into contact with your body, helping to fight viruses and bacterial infections.
Inspired by the indulgent aroma of a freshly baked lemon tart in a French patisserie, Laura Mercier Tarte au Citron Eau Gourmande Eau de Toilette captures the essence of her signature bath and body collection. Contemporary and sophisticated, the delicate, fine fragrance marries soft florals with sheer arrangements of seductive and comforting notes.
A comforting bath detoxifies, relaxes muscles, restores the body and pampers the skin as you soak. And with a few drops of the right essential oils, an otherwise average bath becomes a spa treatment tailored to the needs of your body and mind.
A sublime moisturising oil, the LIHA Idan Oil is made from natural, cold pressed coconut oil into which a Tuberose flower has been immersed. The wonderful scent of this night blooming flower is absorbed naturally into the oil by the traditional African process of enfleurage. More Infos : http://www.lihabeauty.co.uk/
Rose petals sprinkled on top of the water add a romantic and fragrant effect to your bath. You can also blend a few cups of rose petals with half a blender of warm water to make a puree…
Get in the Mood. Jumping right into a treatment can be a little difficult sometimes. Get your mind and mood into the “spa zone” with the right music and beverage. Play your favorite relaxing music, light some incense, and sip on some herbal tea for a perfect relaxing bath session….