It goes without saying that 2020 has been a bit of a stressful year for most of us, and as we come to the end of the year it is obvious that the start of 2021 will probably not be much different. The pandemic is staying with us so once the festive celebrations are over, it is back to work and back to high-stress levels. When you are working from home it can be hard to leave the stress of work at the computer, with your work life and home life crossing over. So it is important to have time in the evening to de-stress yourself. We have found some of our favourite beauty products to help you de-stress and relax.
After a long stressful day, the first step in your relaxation routine is to remove your makeup. This Body Shop cleansing oil is a make-up remover and a cleanser in one, it helps to melt away makeup and lift away dirt. It is enriched with camomile extract, to create a calming formula that will help to nourish your skin. It makes taking your makeup off at the end of the day relaxing.
One of the best ways to wind down after a stressful day is to have a nice relaxing bath. Try the Faith in Nature Lavender & Geranium Body Wash, a natural wash that uses lavender, lavandin and geranium essential oils to help you relax your mind and soothe your body. It can be used as a shower gel or run under hot water for a relaxing bath.
This antioxidant hydra-serum is from the brand's Peptide4 range, which is a rejuvenating collection of yeast peptide-powered skin treatments inspired by the body’s circadian rhythm.
It is filled with antioxidant power, providing round-the-clock defence against external aggressors and pollutants that compromise the skin's natural moisture barrier. It is light and quick-absorbing, it locks in a replenishing dose of hydration with Hyaluronic Acid and Honesty Seed oil. Lotus Flower Milk, Saffron Flower and Indian Gooseberry leave your complexion smooth and luminous, plumping the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and rejuvenating fatigued skin.
The de-stressing pulse point rollerballs made with 100% natural pure essential oils will help during stressful times, you can apply throughout the day or in the evening when you want to unwind. The box includes a trio of rollerballs, including Mind Clear, a blend of peppermint, lavender and lemon to allow you to clear your mind and relieve pressure. Inner Harmony which is a blend of Frankincense and Geranium to bring a sense of balance and a moment of contentment. And Total De-stress, a blend of geranium, orange and nutmeg to help you slow things down, breathe and reduce feelings of anxiety.
A blend of lavender, bergamot, geranium and Mmarjoram, Calm Balm helps to relieve tension and provide quick stress relief whilst on the go. It is free from parabens, silicones and sulphates, it has a 100% natural formulation and is ideal for a quick stress-relieving fix throughout the day.
Perfect for stressed-out skin, the vegan formula rejuvenates skin with a nourishing mix of vitamins, ceramides, antioxidants and gently exfoliating extracts, which work together to soothe and hydrate skin, plumping away the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Chestnut extract activates skin’s natural exfoliation process, polishing away dullness; vitamin C provides powerful antioxidant protection and behaves like a moisture magnet; niacinamide reduces the appearance of pores and imperfections and green tea extract reduces puffiness and inflammation while guarding against free radicals.
A multi-purpose facial mist, the Peppermint Refresh Mist can also be used as a makeup setting spray and hydrating facial mist, giving skin an instant feeling of freshness. Created with aloe vera meaning your skin will be actively hydrated with every spritz. Great for tired Monday mornings, airport makeup top-ups and after a long soak in the bath.
Made for all skin types, even sensitive skin, this treatment boosts the skin's natural defences and strengthens it against the effects of daily stress. Your skin is immediately and intensely moisturised, soft, comfortable and soothed. Signs of fatigue built up during the day seem to disappear. Your skin looks relaxed, fresher, better moisturised and intensely eased of stress.
7 individually foil wrapped single-use eye masks designed to help you escape daily stress and experience heavenly relaxation. It soothes tired and strained eyes, melting away tension. The mask can be worn all night as a blackout mask, reduce tension associated with headaches and eye strain, plus calm a busy, overactive mind.
This moisturiser mask hybrid contains Vitamin C and caffeine to pep up worn-out skin. You can apply as a priming moisture boost before your make-up or a thick layer as a mask, and leave on for as long as you need it, 5 minutes to overnight to reverse the burnout effects of the past 6 months and beyond. Perfect for tired, stressed complexions.
Tackle your everyday stress before it gets too much to handle, this daily self-care routine can make a huge difference to your stress levels. Have some well-deserved me-time, it is important to look after ourselves, especially during these uncertain times.