All posts tagged: spa at home

Five of the best bath oils

The beauty of bath oils is that, in an instant you can create a spa-like experience in the comfort of your own home. Any time of the year is a good time to bathe. However, the cooler months Autumn and winter are my favourites. Choose the oil to suit your needs – whether you need a pick-me-up or a soothing calm and relaxing treat. Light a candle or two, pop on some soothing sounds and a glass of wine is fine too. This is The Spa Man’s pick of his favourite bath oils at the moment. The Spa Man’s Five of the best bath oils Russie Blanche Banya De-stress Bath & Shower Oil Lavender, ginger, vetiver and bergamot essential oils combine with nourishing sweet almond and macadamia oil to relax the muscles and calm the mind. For me this is one of the best bath oils around. www.spavoyage.co.uk Repêchage Sea Spa Massage, Bath & Body Oil Rosemary and geranium essential oils are blended with hydrating soybean and anti-oxidant rich Carrot oil and vitamin E, to …

4 of the best: detox

Here’s a quick round up – four of the best products to help you to detox post-Christmas (if you really feel you need it)                             SpaRitual Instinctual Sand Scrub Indonesian ginger essential oil warms the body and energizes the mind, whilst Bora Bora white sand, volcanic black sand and Moroccan argan oil aid the elimination of impurities. www.sparitual.co.uk Kerstin Florian Mineral Wellness Soak Powerful detoxifying mineral salts in this bath soak contain over 60 natural essential minerals and trace elements, which help to deliver a detoxifying, re-mineralising, muscle-relieving treatment. www.kerstinflorian.co.uk ESPA Detoxifying Seaweed Bath Rich in vitamins and minerals, this seaweed bath soak helps to cleanse and detoxify. Laminaria Digitata works to stimulate the lymphatic system and helps sweep away toxins. www.espaonline.com Voya Lazy Days Organic hand cut seaweed is infused in a hot bath to rehydrate for a relaxing, detoxifying soak.  Rich in algal polyphenols and carotenoids the seaweed improves blood circulation and metabolism. www.voya.ie

3 of the best spa candles

This Works Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle Inducing a sense of calm and inner peace, this candle is a potent blend of calming lavender and soothing roman camomile essential oils. The perfect partner to a home spa ritual or just to burn for an hour or so prior to bed. It’s a quality blend and really works – just like the name says. £25 www.thisworks.com   Aromatherapy Associates Revive Candle Aromatherapy Associates Revive Candle is citrus based, uplifting and ever so spa-like. It takes around 15 minutes for the scent to infuse the air with a light blend of citrus oils of grapefruit and petitgrain. It’s a great combination which revives the spirit and soul. The perfect winter pick-me-up. £34 www.aromatherapyassociates.com ESPA Resorative Aromatic Candle A divine aroma, low lighting, soft sound, it’s the quintessential spa experience. With our richly aromatic candle – a careful balance of wick, hand poured wax and pure essential oils to invigorate your senses – all you need is a match. Aromas of Palmarosa, Sweet Orange and Lavender to quieten anxiety, …