Self-Care Essentials to Transform Your Bathroom Into a Spa
If you’ve ever indulged in a spa day, then you know the therapeutic effects of some much needed TLC in a luxurious, relaxing environment. A little aromatherapy and a few skin treatments later, and suddenly we’re glowing, vibing, and ready to tackle everything from our inbox to our toddler’s nap routine. It’s a bonafide miracle.
But the truth is, a spa day for most of us is a once-in-a-blue-moon event—something we only get the chance to experience after some expert budgeting and meticulous scheduling. This year, we’re determined to help you make relaxation and calm a higher priority on the to-do list.
Your first mission? Transforming your bathroom into a spa-like retreat. Yep, we’re officially kicking off February with some serious self-care essentials that will bring the spa to your home, so you can squeeze in some much-deserved self-care even if you only have 15 minutes to yourself. Keep scrolling for our favorite picks, and learn why they belong in your self-care arsenal.
Boll & Branch Organic Cotton Bath Towel
There’s nothing worse than a tiny bath towel that doesn’t cover the full circumference of your body, amiright? This lush version is made with organic cotton and is extra plush and absorbent.
Sasawashi Deep Exfoliating Body Scrub Mitt
This intensive body scrub mitt buffs away dry, flaky skin in the shower, leaving your whole body feeling soft and supple with minimal effort.
Coyuchi Cloud Loom Organic Bath Mat
Seriously, once you step foot on this bad boy, you will never go back. It’s the ultimate choice for a thick, cozy bath mat, and it’s extra absorbent to boot.
Pure Calm Wellness Candle
This chamomile and lavender scented candle is like relaxation in a jar. Bonus: it’s also infused with rose and geranium scented essential oils to promote feelings of calm.
A killer bathtub caddy is a vital ingredient of that movie-worthy bubble bath you envision. A safe place for your wine, book, and scented candle? We’ll wait while you Add to Cart.
BIOSSANCE Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil
While the soluble Vitamin C brightens your complexion, the combination of squalene and rose oil provides weightless hydration that won’t cause breakouts or leave behind a greasy residue.
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter
The essential fatty acids and antioxidants in this body butter leave you with firmer-looking skin while hydrating and nourishing. Plus, it comes in six yummy scents, (unscented being an option), without any synthetic fragrance involved.
Cocokind Oil to Milk Cleanser
We love this brand and their cleanser for so many reasons. It sells at a fantastic price point ($18!), vegan, and made with certified organic ingredients. Most notably, it thoroughly cleanses and protects your skin without leaving it feeling greasy like some other oil cleansers tend to do.
Coyuchi Unisex Waffle Robe
This robe truly offers a luxury hotel vibe in your own home. You can’t go wrong with the organic cotton waffle material—it only gets softer as time goes on.
Drunk Elephant Hydration Serum
Drunk Elephant products are a cult favorite for a reason. Made with vitamin B5 and pineapple ceramide, regular use improves the look of skin texture and tone while giving your skin a major boost in hydration.
Watermelon + AHA Glow Sleeping Mask
With a powerful mix of hyaluronic acid and AHAs, this clean overnight mask leaves you glowing and ready to tackle the day by morning.
Grown Alchemist Body Cleanser
Formulated with chamomile, bergamot, and rose, this body cleanser will immediately make you feel fresh and toned, even after a quick soak.
If you’re jonesing for even more of our favorite ways to practice self-care, hop over to our 5 favorite face masks.