Loveselfcare is always on the hunt for ideas and products to use for your self-care practice. Here is a list of items to make it easy for you to relax, destress and feel like your best self at almost any time. You can keep a supply of these wherever you might need them – in the car, at home, at work, etc.
Art, Plants, and your favorite Pictures
One way to relax and feel better is to surround yourself with items you think are beautiful. Finding artwork, prints, colors you love, or objects that remind you of happy times will help you to spark joy in your life.
For example, one item you could add to your self-care practice is to use a coloring book as one of your tools and create your own art. Doing this can also calm you down and help you to relax.
Candles, Incense, Essential Oils and Fragrances You Love
Another way to relax and minimize stress is to use your sense of smell. Smell has a strong associative link to memory and you can evoke happy ones by choosing the right scents. It could be your favorite fragrances in perfumes, candles, essential oils or incense.
Self-Care Activities to Keep You Grounded
Whatever makes you feel centered in the present moment is a good experience when you need to relax a bit. Whether you choose coloring in a meditative book with beautiful colored pencils or use writing prompts from a book of lists to get you thinking, do whatever it takes to put you in a good frame of mind. And, what about journals? Writing down your thoughts is an excellent way to find out what you are feeling and thinking.
Self-Care Books to Inspire You
Having some books that can inspire you to dream of future projects like a book on taking a retreat or reading a specialty magazine like Bella Grace can calm you down in very little time.
Water Fountains or Spa Music You find relaxing
Another way you can relax is to find music you find relaxing. Spend some time locating music that is calming or relaxing to you, so you have it ready. For instance, you can find stations you enjoy on Pandora or Amazon, or natural healing sounds like running water in a spa fountain. What about chimes or singing bowls? There are lots of products to add to your self-care practice when you know where to look.
Self-Care Card Decks to Practice Mindfulness or Relaxation
If you have card decks like the ones above on hand, you can select one at random and begin wherever you are to relax right there and then. This can be a powerful way to change your thoughts in a matter of minutes when you are really stressed.
Self-Care Products for Your wonderful Body
Much as we try to pretend our body is a machine and push it to the limit, our body will remind us over time that it needs attention. The older you get the more attention you will need to pay before the “cracks in the foundation” of you start to show.
If you just show your body some love in the form of lotions and other pampering products, you may find it returns the favor with healthy skin, hair and vitality.
Your body will feel comfortable in its own skin when surrounded by textures that are soft and luxurious. Surrounding yourself with blankets (weighted or not), pillows and cozy nests of comforters will go along way towards relaxing you. Finding the right kind of pajamas and robe that make you feel like you are wearing a warm hug are also worth the time it takes to locate them.
25 Amazing Self-Care Products to Help You Destress and Feel Your Best Now
Here are more than 25 fantastic self-care products you should consider trying for your own self-care practice today.
Bath and Calming Self-Care Products
- Candles – Woodwick Candles
- Massage Tools – Foot Massage Roller, Handheld Neck Massage Tool
- Calming Spray – Lavender spray
- Foaming Bath – Dr. Teals Restore and Replenish Pink Himalayan Foaming Bath
- Body Scrub – Himalayan Salt Scrub and Bath and Body Works – Love
- Bath Bombs – Lush Bath Bombs – Any
- Body Balm – Yoga Balm
- Self-Care Kit Instructions – Self-Care Printable
Your Best Self Skin and Hair Self-Care Products
- Hair – It’s a 10 Hair Leave-In Product
- Body – Nivea Essentially Enriched 48 Hour Lotion
- Neck and Chest – Gold Bond Neck and Chest Lotion
- Moisturizer for Your Face – It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream
- Anti-Aging Cream – ROC Deep Wrinkle Retinol Night Cream
- Facial Serum – Elizabeth Arden
- Lip Balm – Burt’s Bees Lip Balm
- Lip Care – Sugar – Trio
- Facial Masks – Variety
- Face Roller – Jade Roller
More Self-Care Products to Help You Destress
- Coloring Books – Meditation or Adult Stress Relief
- Colored Pencils – Metallic Art
- Music – Sound Healing or Chakra Suite
- Cards – Mindfulness and Relax Deck
- Relaxing Books – The Women’s Retreat
- Magazine – Bella Grace
- Journal – “It’s Going to Be Okay”
- Writing Prompt Books – “52 Lists for Happiness” and “52 Lists for Calm”
Putting it All Together
Gather the items you have and make note of the items you would like to buy now or in the future. Any of the items on this list would make a great gift for you or the other females in your life. These self-care products can make you feel comforted and taken care of on a regular basis, so include some in your self-care routine today.
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