A 10-Step self care guide to create a relaxing at-home spa experience

There’s nothing better than treating yourself to a well deserved pamper day! Since we can’t go to the spa’s, we can still have a glamorous spa experience at in the comfort of our home. Creating your own at-home spa has never been easier thanks to the vast amount of beauty products and . Think candles, face masks, and bath salts – we’re sold. Follow our steps below to create your own luxury spa vibes from the comfort of your own home.

Step 1# Comfort is key

Perhaps the best part of a spa is the chilled-out setting, so create your own little haven by turning on some relaxing chilled beats, turning down the lights, and lighting your favourite scented candle. The dreamy scent will help you to feel relaxed in seconds.

Step 2# Hair Mask

Quite often, heading to the spa is all about the massages and facials, but we’re forgetting about our hair.  Treat your hair with this mask is enriched with SheaMoisture’s vitamin rich Superfruit complex, natural plant peptides and helps to support elasticity and biotin to leave hair thick and strong. This treatment is rich in antioxidants and works to treat damaged hair and help with hydration, nourishment, rejuvenation and strength.

Step 3# Double Cleanse

The key to fresh glowing skin? Double-cleansing. This hydrating cleanser refreshes your skin and it’s a gentle makeup remover suitable for oily and sensitive skin types. The luxurious gel transforms into a weightless foam which sweeps away dirt, excess oil and impurities whilst maintaining the strength of the natural barrier function.

Step 4# Facial Exfoliating

Exfoliating helps to perfect your complexion by getting rid of any dead skin cells, pollution, and sebum that can lead to blocked pores and breakouts. The best exfoliator is the UpCircle’s Coffee Scrub Herbal Blend because it’s made from recycled coffee grounds, is gentle on the skin, and it smells amazing.

Step 5# Face Mask

Green tea contains antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties in it and this can also make an effective treatment for acne and oily skin. This sheet mask helps to moisturise, deeply nourish and lock in moisture whilst calming sensitive skin to reduce redness and irritation.

Step 6# Bath Time

A long soak in the bath is a must for your spa experience to get you fully relaxed. There’s nothing like a warm bath to help soothe aching muscles and to help you to switch off. Bath bombs are definitely the way to go for a soothing experience and beautiful sparkling water with pure sea salt. Once you’re in the bath, place this giant bombshell in the water and watch as it coasts along. Inside its hollow shell sits a handful of chunky salt that’s shore to soften and deeply cleanse.

Step 7# Toner

After a nice long soak in the bath, you can wash off your mask and because we’ve spent a lot of time cleansing and purifying our skin, it’s time to get some hydration back in. The Dr. Jart + Ceramidin Liquid is a toner that helps to rehydrate, repair, and protect the skin’s natural moisture barrier.

Step 8# Serums

Layer up with extra hydration using The Ordinary’s Marine Hyaluronics. This water-fresh serum sinks into the skin to attract moisture deep into the epidermis, as well as stopping it from escaping. This is one of the hardest working serums in that you need in your collection.

Step 9# Moisturise

Finish off your routine with the Embryolisse Lait Crème Contentre. A great moisturiser that works for pretty much every skin type. It’s hydrating, nourishing, and it works well as a primer under makeup when you wear it during the day.

Step 10# Massage

To complete your at-home spa-experience, dedicate half an hour to massaging your face and neck. The perfect product to use is the Mount Lai Black obsidian facial spa set. The Black Obsidian Facial Spa Set features a facial roller and massager both made with black obsidian, a stone known to naturally retain warmth making it great for use on congested and blemish prone skin. The powerful duo work to depuff, soothe, and lift the skin while helping to improve blood circulation, reduce inflammation and relieve tension. When you’re finished with your amazing spa treatments, put on your favourite tv show or music, switch off, and relax.

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