Take a break from screen scrolling and embrace a slower pace with an at-home DIY spa day. Treat winter skin and surround yourself with olfactory delights.
Aesop’s body balms
Aesop’s iconic body balms are a Melbourne cult fave. Revive winter hands, elbows and knees with much-needed moisture. And breathe in lush scents like sandalwood and vanilla or pink grapefruit and orange.
Miss Fox nail rescue kit
Take care of that lingering polish with this handy DIY kit. Crowned ‘World’s Best Beauty Salon 2019’, your hands are in good hands with Miss Fox’s picks. Choose a nude or bright spring colour – a fresh mani is a guaranteed mood booster.
Botanica at-home facial kits
Be the facialist your skin needs right now. The pros at Botanica are here to help with their hand-picked DIY facial kits. Go for the three-step ultimate hydration set or six piece gentle exfoliating kit.
The Hemp Superstore hand cream
Soothe dry hands with this luxe hemp hand cream. Made with Australian-grown organic hemp seed oil they’re scented with lemongrass and lavender. A pot makes the perfect gift for winter gardeners too.
Calia’s K-Beauty sheet masks
Skin suffering being under mask all day? Try a sheet mask. You can score one for under $5 from Calia’s impressive K-Beauty range of skincare. Leave it on while you watch Netflix and don’t forget to take a creepy selfie.
Soyful Soaprises bath bombs
Drop a fizzing Soyful Soaprises bath bomb into your tub for a nostalgia trip. These handmade treats in watermelon and cherry blossom smell good enough to eat. Or make a Potter fan’s day with a house colour-revealing, sorting hat bath bomb.
RE Incense sticks
Name a better pairing than incense and morning meditation. Subtly scent your yoga half hour with RE Incense’s Melbourne-made sticks in frankincense, honeysuckle or sage are perfect for scenting your yoga hour. Poke into a balcony pot plant or add a teak incense burner to your order.
Petal essential oils and diffusers
If you’re new to the world of essential oil diffusing, get ready to level up your relaxation station. Try the sleepy, peaceful or zen blends from Petal, or mix and match to find your own signature wind-down scent.
Mintstone soy candles
No bath is complete without a candle to keep you company. Hand-poured in Melbourne, Mintstone’s soy candles come in heaps of holiday-evoking scents. Try avocado and mint, fig and guava, or lime and sandalwood.
Marimekko bath and hand towels
Why not give your bathroom a mini makeover too? Marimekko’s matching bath and hand towels come in patterns so pretty they double as wall art.