Things you’ll need for your relaxing kit
Homemade peppermint body scrub
For the scrub, all you need is some brown sugar, peppermint essential oil, and almond oil. The brown sugar works great as an exfoliator to get rid of dead skin cells, while the almond oil provides your skin with some much-needed moisture. The peppermint will also get you in mood. Put this scrub into an adorable mason jar and tie some cute ribbon around it.
You can easily buy a face mask from your favorite bath and body products store or even consider making a homemade one. The possibilities are endless, since there is truly something for everyone. For oily skin, masks that use clay are highly effective at reducing excess oil and ridding your skin of impurities. For dry skin, ingredients like chamomile or rosewater may be more soothing.
Who doesn’t love a nice smelling room? Let scented candles do the trick! And there are so many amazing scents on the market, right? Scents that can really transform your mood and prompt relaxation are lavender, cinnamon and jasmine. You could also try the unscented ones, however, there’s more fun and seasonal such as snowy pine forest, mulled cider and cabin campfire.
A lip scrub is truly a perfect tool to give yourself some love! Whether you have a thin, thick, or fuller, you will definitely want a smooth, kissable lips. A lot of stores offer lip scrubs in fun flavors like cinnamon. The cinnamon will actually help your lips stay plump for several hours, no surgery needed!
Cute, cozy socks
Is there anything better than lazing about the house in a pair of warm, fuzzy socks? A lot of stores are selling cozy socks that look stylish, but also scream: “Spa Day!”. Patterns with cute designs for your feet? Yes, please!
This treat is so beneficial for your body, mind and spirit. You will need some old-fashioned oats, raw nuts, raw seeds, dried fruit, oil and maple syrup or honey. Granola provides you with the fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals that your body needs.
Make it a sweeter self-treat by adding dark chocolates in your basket, they do wonders to help you put in mood. But if dark chocolates are not your thing, you could always choose another treat that will suit your preference. How about milk and white chocolates?
Adorable basket and ribbon
To complete the look of your relaxing kit, how about putting all the goodies above in one basket? Then, tie a beautiful bow with some nice, fabric ribbon to pull the look together. You can easily buy fabrics online or in-store. This will truly make your basket look sophisticated and magical!
And oh, I bet putting them together in a cute basket will make it a perfect gift not only for yourself’s “me-time” moments, how about giving it to your loved ones as a present?