Right now, we all need to be on team ‘self-love’. Wellbeing ought to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Let’s be honest, we’ve been through the mill and we deserve to be unreservedly kind to ourselves. What does this mean? We’ll tell you. Don’t miss out this Valentine’s Day. Treat yourself and a loved one to one of these awesome wellbeing gifts. Indulge (check), feel pampered (check)…and relax.
1.Skin Therapy Spa Hand Cream, £1, www.wilko.com
Let’s face it, everyone’s hands are looking a tad on the bleak side right now (thank you sanitiser). It gives another meaning to rough love (and, alas, it isn’t desirable). Check out this incredibly affordable and intensely nourishing hand cream. The vegan formula offers skin-loving ingredients such as vitamins B5 and E. These components are specifically combined to effectively treat your skin to protection, repair and unbelievable softness. A welcome gift for anyone. We had to do a double-take when we saw the price! At £1, this Valentine’s Day you can treat yourself and quite a few of your nearest and dearest to the joy of super-soft skin.
1.Pukka Fresh Start Organic Tea, £11.96 (Pack of 4, 80 Sachets), www.amazon.co.uk
Gift yourself and your bestie a healthy start to the morning, with Pukka’s new Fresh Start Organic Tea. The caffeine-free and vegan formula contains a delicious blend of lemongrass leaf, coriander, sweet fennel seed and whole lemon. Guaranteed to uplift anyone’s day in a 100% natural and ethically sourced way. For just over £10, you can enjoy 80 sachets of pure vitality. Start the day the way you mean to go on; the feel-good way.
2. N°1 Illume Silk Exfoliating Gloves, £15.99, www.no1illume.com
If cellulite, dry or dull skin tone, ingrown hairs or stretch marks happen to be the bane of your life, you are not alone! Furthermore, these gloves are a must. They significantly improve such pesky issues and are particularly effective for people with sensitive skin.
After years of dissatisfaction over skin concerns, Louise Wilkins found the solution and created the Silk Exfoliating Gloves. In our eyes, this was a sheer genius lightbulb moment, (they are seriously good). You will notice a remarkable difference in the appearance and texture of your skin – even after just one use. Hello, beautiful petal-like skin. Seriously, everyone should own a pair.
3.Rubis Classic Slant Tweezers, £21.50, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
Tweezers are a staple beauty tool found in most makeup bags. You may be wondering why someone might appreciate such a personal gift. We’ll tell you. These are no ordinary tweezers, oh no. Rubis tweezers are the best you will ever find. Created exclusively for use with the Swiss watch industry, (namely Cartier and Rolex), their precision is unbeatable. That stubborn pluck-resistant hair would not stand a chance against a pair of these bad boys! We tried them and they are so good it takes discipline not to lose an hour in front of your mirror! Expect great satisfaction and unrivalled feelings of wellbeing.
4. Love – Crystal Infused Scented Candle, £14.99, www.thepyschictree.com
As the Beatles would concur, Ii’s all about the love. So, this Valentine’s Day immerse yourself in the feel-good vibes this heavenly candle brings. The joyful purchase is Infused with rose quartz that dilutes your surroundings with much-needed happy thoughts, self-love vibes and general wonderment. Yes, the candle is in a league of its own. Have a bath, light up the magic and let all worries slip away.
5. Satya Nag Champa White Sage Incense Sticks, £3.45 (3 Pack), www.amazon.co.uk
Sage has been used for thousands of years to cleanse your environment and banish bad energy. Even if you don’t believe in sage’s alleged powers, it is proven to provide antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties. In the age of corona – this is well worth the buy.
6. Inner Senses 7 Wonders Skin Panacea Face & Body Oil, £34, www.innersenses.co.uk
Looking for a worthy face and body oil? It doesn’t get better than this. 7 Wonders won Best Healing Product in the Wellbeing Awards, 2019. We absolutely love this multitasking face and body oil. The formula combines 7 precious natural oils that are bursting with antioxidants, fatty acids, minerals and vitamins. Basically, it provides the skin with everything it needs to feel and look amazing. The 7 Wonders Oil delivers organic skincare that is at the very top of its game. Dry, tired, distressed skin – look this way and prepare to be transformed (and spellbound). Think of it as your bottle of ultimate wellbeing!
7. Beverly Hills Silk Facemask by KARIZMA, £9.99, www.amazon.co.uk
If you have to wear a mask, then make it a good one. Silk, being so beneficial for skin, is the way to go. Plus, they look awesome! These silk masks are made from 100% mulberry silk, have adjustable toggles and are washable. Available in 7 gorgeous colours, the masks are guaranteed to leave you feeling beautiful, confident, and (most importantly) happy.
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