There’s nothing quite like treating yourself at the spa, but sometimes it's hard to find the time and money to make it a regular habit. Your new solution: Bring the spa home to you!  A little bit of R&R is essential and showing ourselves some love is a must! We’ve put together 6 simple ways to get your relaxation on at home! Happy Relaxing! 🛀💕

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💕Rub a dub dub: in the tub!💕

Who doesn’t love bath time?!  Taking some time for a bath can be therapeutic in so many ways... from curing muscle aches to simply just clearing your mind after a long day in the office. We’ve found some (surprising!) things around the house that you should add to your bath.

GREEN TEA BAGS  detox + Anti-age

HONEY soften skin

JELLO hydrate + elevate mood

SALT relax muscles + reduce inflammation

LAVENDER relieve stress

LEMON Refresh, revive and shrink pores

GINGER detox + Cold & Flu relief

💕You are what you...smell!💕

Six burning candles with pink petals scattered around them.Source: Yoganonymous

The power of smell! It is the one of our 5 senses that is so often underestimated!  There are several studies on why scents play a big role in our daily mood and how they can elevate our relaxation, happiness, energy, and more. Aromatherapy is powerful ladies! Here are some of the most popular scents that promote relaxation.


According to a  recent study, lavender slows down activity in the sympathetic nervous system where the body responds to stress.  It is used to treat anxiety, mild stress, and insomnia giving people improved quality of sleep and relaxation.

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Native to Italy, Bergamot is a fruit that is similar to a lemon.  The oil is extracted from the peel of the fruit and has been shown to be useful in treating depression and uplift one dealing with anxiety and stress.  

You can find notes of Bergamot in Harper


The tree of sandalwood is one of the best fragrances that promote relaxation and induce meditative states.  Studies show that when a person smells the scent, the brain waves relax.

You can find notes of sandalwood in Audry


This scent gives off an uplifting, balancing, and calming effect on our bodies. Psychologists have studied the scent of mandarin and found that it creates a hypnotic effect soothing the anxious minds .  

You can find notes of mandarin in Sofia Isabel

Cut oranges and green leaves.

Source: Annabelle Breakey



“Mistress of the Night”, Jasmine, has captured poet’s imagination in the ancient times since the flower produces it's oil in the night time. Studies in Tokyo reveal that jasmine enhances mental alertness and is used often as an antidepressant.  

You can find notes of Jasmine in both
Audry and Sofia Isabel


Originating from the Philippines, “flower of flowers” or “fragrances of all fragrances”, Ylang ylang is an intensely sweet, floral and spicy scent that stimulates calmness. It can lower blood pressure and relieve palpitations as well.

You can find notes of ylang ylang in Delphine

💕Luscious Locks💕

While you're soaking your stress away in the bathtub, treat your tresses to a hair mask! Here are 3 DIY hair masks you can make with natural ingrediant found right in your kitchen.

Body scrub with lid sitting next to it and wodden spoon with body scrub.Source: Sara Rose


FOR SHINY + SOFT HAIR 1 avocado, 2 eggs, 1 tbsp of honey, 1 tbsp of coconut oil

FOR STRONG + MOISTURIZED HAIR  1 tbsp of coconut oil, 1 tbsp of honey

FOR LESS FRIZZ 1 sliced banana, 1 tbsp plain yogurt, 1 tbsp Honey

💕Treat your Skin💕

It's not a spa without face masks (and man, are they a lifesaver! #notallheroswearcapes). Steam your face by putting a clean, steaming hot towel over your face for about 1 minute. This will open up your pores and prep your skin for best results.

Dog with green towel on top of its head and cucumbers on its eyes.Source: Instagram


DETOXED + CLEAR SKIN Mix 1 tsp Bentonite clay + 1 tsp warm water, 1-2 drops of lemon essential oil

BRIGHT + BALANCED SKIN 7 strawberries + 1 tbsp raw honey Blend until paste forms

MOISTURIZE + HEAL 1 tbsp raw honey, 1/2 tsp tumeric and a squeeze of lemon juice

💕Quiet your Mind with Essential/Fragrance Oils💕

DefineMe Fragrance Oils Sofia Isabel and Audry lying on white plate.

Essential Oils and fragrance oils can be used to help you find balance and relieve tension. You can use an essential oil diffuser or add some fragrance oil to your wrists. Our fragrance oils, specifically: Audry, Delphine, Harper, and Sofia Isabel all carry notes like jasmine, ylang-ylang, bergamot and more that can help you relax!

💕Lock in the Moisture💕

After taking off your face mask you want to make sure to lock in the moisture. Use your favorite moisturizer!  Some trending moisturizers that many beauty gurus have been loving are:  Rose Deep Hydration Face Cream by Fresh, C.E.O. C + E antiOXIDANT Protect + Repair Moisturizer by Sunday Riley, and Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion by Clinique.

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June 22, 2017 — B Social Collaborator

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