In many self-care essentials lists, essential oils tend to be at the top. This is mainly because essential oils offer plenty of benefits, and they can be used in multiple ways:
Diffusing essential oils
Because of its fragrance, essential oils are also best experienced aromatically. With essential oil diffusers, essential oils can help you elevate your mood, help you focus, improve the aroma of your environment, and even kill airborne pathogens.
Essential oils + Body Lotions
Using Body Lotions with essential oils helps improve not just your skin but also your mood. For instance, adding lavender essential oils to your night cream can do wonders for a relaxing sleep and using a gentle product, such as our Lavender Body Creme, can have a therapeutic and mood lifting effect.
Bathing with essential oils
Yes, you can also enjoy essential oils while having a nice soak in the tub. With its calming aroma, adding a few drops of essential oil to your bathtub will help you relieve stress, at the same time, improve your skin.
Essential oil massage
Suffering from tired and aching muscles, headache, and stress? You can solve all these problems with one essential oil massage. Each of our four Hawaiian Therapy Oils, Pele Hawaiian Aromatherapy Energizing Oil, Aina Hawaiian Aromatherapy Grounding Oil, Mana Hawaiian Aromatherapy Uplifting Oil and Kai Hawaiian Aromatherapy Revitalizing Oil, are made with a combination of essential oils and can be used for massage, a soothing bath experience, or simply apply to wrists, temples and the soles of your feet for immediate relief and a sense of wellness.
Moisturising is one of the most important and worthwhile parts of a self-care routine. Not to mention that it promotes numerous benefits for your skin, prevents it from drying, protects it from the harmful effects of the sun and other environmental factors, improves skin tone, and more! More than its physical benefits; however, moisturizing is also a great way to reduce stress and promote self-worth. A wonderful product that we recommend for this is our Our Lavender & Orchid Body Butter, for a fragrant and richly moisturizing effect.
When you take the time to nurture yourself while moisturizing, you find that it is an effective way to celebrate your body - the primary goal of self-care. Touch is a powerful thing, and self-touch is known to have a calming effect on the mind and body, thus reducing stress.
Did you know that simply lighting a cable already helps in building a positive mindset? Adding a candle into your “me” time is the perfect way to end the day since it relieves stress and allows your mind to rest. So, where can you incorporate scented candles in your self-care routine?
During meditation and yoga
When you reduce the amount of harsh lighting in a room while meditating or doing yoga, your mind allows you to focus more during the process. Besides that, adding a warm glow light next to them helps individuals during meditation and yoga relax not only their bodies but also their mind and soul.
During a bath
Possibly the most known use of scented candles, as portrayed by countless romantic movies, is putting it next to the bathtub. First, scented candles add a warm glow to the room, which eases your mind to relax more than harsh bathroom lights can. Next is their fragrance that helps you drift to peaceful thoughts. Also, they are effective in opening up your sinus, which helps a great deal when you are sick.
During reading time
If you're looking to create a warm and cosy atmosphere while reading at home, try lighting a Vanilla scented candle. It will provide a soothing, calming atmosphere without the calories of indulging in a vanilla dessert, and at the same time, giving you the chance to enjoy your favorite literary works.
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