Whether lockdown part two has got you feeling stressed or WFH has you utterly wound up creating a home spa is the best thing to do. Relax and unwind in the comfort of your own home. The entrance of a spa always smells delicious – not overwhelming but just enough scent in the air to trigger a feeling of calm. With that in mind light a candle. Background music is important. Silence can invite your brain to fill itself with cluttered thoughts – but you don’t want anything too overpowering. Finding the perfect spa playlist needn’t be stressful, however: simply head to spotify or you tube. There are loads available and music will help you switch off. Of course, all good at-home spa sessions should involve a long, hot soak – and this is where our friends at Sanctuary come in.

Finally, all good spa sessions should end with phenomenally soft and hydrated skin. Today’s most mega hydrators come loaded with added benefits, too. A fragrant bubble bath offers both pampering appeal and calming benefits Santuary makes a perfect one. For skin that feels softer and more supple after your soak, choose a luxurious bath oil, and for rough heels and scaly elbows, a body scrub, like Sanctuary Spa’s cult hero, makes a stellar add-on.If you want to try them, now is the ideal time as they are available in giftsets. Also their addition of a CBD oil is a game changer. Hydrate and luxuriate in opulent body butters and oils to keep your skin supple.  Be sure to spritz your pillow and pjs with Sleep Spray.

Available in Lloyds Pharmacy, Cloud10 Beauty, McCabe’s Pharmacy, Adrian Dunne Pharmacy, McCauley Health & Beauty Pharmacy and Molloy’s Lifestyle Pharmacy