Start by creating a serene space for relaxation, make sure you have clean towels, light some candles (preferably scented ones to create that special setting) and put on relaxing music to help you get in that special relaxing mood to melt away some of those layers of stress.
TAKE A BATH
A bath tub can play an important role in a home spa. Add some oil into the water and put on a facemask while you soak. Stay in the bath tub for 30 minutes at least. While you relax, pay attention to your breathing, slow down and regulate your in and out breaths.
After your bath, a shower is perfect to rinse off. Use a body wash and then exfoliate both your body and face to gently neat the skin. Exfoliation leaves the skin feeling smoother and fresher looking as well as making it easier for moisturizing products to penetrate.
There's nothing quite like an oil or a serum to produce that shiny, glowy skin. Apply in a circling motion and finish off with a day or night cream depending on what time of the day it is!
MOISTURIZE YOUR BODY
Apply a moisturizer to your whole body immediately after your shower when your skin is still slightly damp. This will help lock the water into your skin. For best effect, pat your skin dry instead of rubbing with your towel before applying lotions. Don’t forget a hand lotion for your hands!
TREAT YOUR HAIR
While in the shower, wash your hair with a good shampoo and conditioner followed by a conditioning hair mask. Try covering your hair with a towel or a shower cap and heat it with a dryer for a deep treatment. The heat helps the mask penetrate the hair follicles. Repeat the process if your hair is very dry.
Do’s and Don’t’s!
Do: Spa after a stressful day.
Don’t: Let anybody disturb you, turn off your phone.