You don’t need to be locked in to be pampering yourself. Our glam squad are still waiting in the wings but a little self love at home always helps.
Creating a spa atmosphere at home is remarkably easy, just a few additions that you probably already have will have you considering changing your front door to Elizabeth Arden red!
Let’s start with something for the boys – stylish, comfortable and made from 90% recycled polyester (12 plastic bottles are used for every pair) and 10% spandex. Their big bold colours and inked patterns are finished with signature navy pockets. And what pockets! Equipped with a waterproof pocket to keep your stuff safe and dry up to 30 metres deep, the shorts have triple stitched seams for longer lasting wear plus a four-way stretch to stay flexible.
VonShef Instant Hot Water Dispenser
“A watched kettle never boils.” Well, it does eventually but wouldn’t it be better if you had hot water in seconds? Make a honey and lemon drink before starting the pampering session. This smart machine will boil your water to at least 95°C in just a matter of seconds. Featuring one button operation, it is also easy to use. Compact, sleek and with vibrant red patterns, simply press down the on button for the water dispensing to start.
No pampering is complete without a designer mask, especially if pampering with friends outdoors. For the last 7 years Nick has been hand-making bespoke items and works with many types of fabric, creating clothing pieces by request. He is currently making bespoke facemasks in a variety of materials and designs made to order through Instagram (below). Your mask will be made just for you and Nick is on hand to discuss your design requirements.
KUIDA CBD skin care
This brand new brand is revolutionising the CBD skincare industry by providing skin with a powerful antioxidant action via the CBD from hemp and other highly specialised ingredients. It‘s this unique combination which forms their exclusive CBDERM® synergy.
The Kuida collection has seven items including a day cream, night cream, Step 0 Fluid serum, eye cream, facial & body scrub, body lotion and relaxing body mist. With a multitude of benefits including preventing the signs of ageing, added hydration and protection from free radicals, the entire range is cruelty and paraben free and contains no THC.
This new gender-free British brand launched with a collection of 6 luxury candles. Created with expert perfumers, each high concentration scent layers your space with a deserved moment of calm. The Balearic Isle candle is infused with warm cardamom, amber and creamy Sri Lankan sandalwood.
These 100% natural, organic candles are inspired by nature and made by Jules and Adrian in small batches in leafy Chiswick. Their candles are made with only two natural ingredients: organic essential oils and renewable, eco-friendly soy wax. Our favourite is their Meadow candle which had tones of lavender and a sweet intoxicating finish of rose.
The beauty secret of celebrity hairstylists, channel your inner screen goddess and protect your locks whilst pampering with the Slip Pure Silk Turban and discover the true meaning of beauty sleep. Designed to allow you to wake up with smooth, frizz-free tresses and reduce damage from friction, the turban is crafted from the brand’s signature Slipsilk™
Christophe Robin -Regenerating Mask with Rare Prickly Pear Oil
Nothing makes my hair feel as strong as soft as this mask does. It restructures and reinforces hair from the inside; repairs hair deep down; protects and revives pigments in coloured and natural hair. Apply a SMALL amount to towel dried hair, leave for 20 minutes and you will feel like you have been to the salon for a cut and blow-dry.
Pampering the eyes is just as important. This snazzy ophthalmologist approved IRIS eye massager is made from medical-grade silicone that resists bacteria buildup and utilises alternating T-Sonic™ technology to reduce the visible signs of crow’s feet, dark circles and bags under your eyes. What we loved the most were the two modes. Pure Mode replicates a manual massage while Spa Mode took us back to a classy beauty clinic treatment by combining tapping with delicate pulsations. Available in 4 colours, IRIS also dramatically improves the absorption of your favourite eye products.
Perricone MD Cold Plasma Plus+ Advanced Eye Cream
Using patented cold plasma technology only found in Perricone products, the Advanced Eye Cream delivers the right ingredients within the product to the right layers of skin to make an impressive anti-ageing difference in a short space of time.
Eliminating the need for glue, the magnetic eyeliner included is latex-free so eyelashes quickly attach to your eyeliner. The set includes 5 pairs of false lashes and gold eyelash tweezers.
FACE AND LIPS
FOREO UFO 2 Sonic Powered Mask
With sonic pulsations, LED light therapy, onboard heating AND cryotherapy, the mask providss a balanced dose of therapy to the skin, improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It uses varying wavelengths of red and near infra-red light (643-627nm) to deliver LED light to the epidermis and dermis to kickstart the skin’s rejuvenation process. This Swiss army knife of the mask world just needs to be used for 2 minutes so sit back and let the hyper-infusion technology delve deeper into your face to get nutrients down where they work best – below the surface.
Smooth wrinkles and tighten skin in just one use with advanced radio frequency technology. Quick, painless and noninvasive, it will ensure you achieve salon grade results at home. Best of all, recommended usage is just 5 minutes on a dedicated area once a week – great for today’s busy multitasking spa starved, zoom swamped person!
PCA Hylauronic Acid lip plumper
This advanced lip product instantly moisturises and enhances the volume of your pout. PCA has created Ultra Filling SpheresTM which instantly hydrate and plump the lip. Powerful peptides then stimulate collagen production teamed with an advanced ingredient blend contributes to improved long-term lip hydration, volume, and softness.
If these pampering ideas for some reason don’t make you feel good, these Artis make up brushes will. Engineered using unique Cosmefibre material, unlike animal hair brushes they do not absorb product so you can use them with serums, oils and even creams. Compared to the conventional brush, the average Artis brush has 3 to 15 times more individual hairs, resulting in much more natural and even coverage and each individual fibre has the memory to retain its shape. Renowned makeup artist Hannah Martin has been demonstrating the brushes’ versatility so check her out for tips.
Lastly, be good to yourself with some chocolate. NOMO (No Missing Out) chocolate have a vision is to create a world where no one, no matter what their dietary intolerance, allergy or restriction, ever has to miss out on a sweet treat again. Using cocoa from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms, varieties include Hazelnot, Creamy Choc, Dark Choc, Caramel & Sea Salt and Fruit & a Crunch Choc bar.
Featured image courtesy of Dunes by Al Nahda Hotel, Oman.