When life gets stressful and overwhelming, taking time out of your busy schedule to relax and unwind is an important part of self-care. But sometimes, it can be nice to have someone else pamper you, too — which is why planning a romantic spa day at home is something to consider.
Today, there are a variety of ways to make a spa day at home — from making your own homemade bath salts to using unique skincare products. Instead of running to your nearest spa or salon, you can pamper yourself and your partner at home with these products.
Here are some suggestions for making the most relaxing spa day at home.
Take turns giving each other massages.
While it seems pretty obvious, it can go a long way to relieve stress and provide a great at-home date night.
Use massage oils, scented candles, and a spa-quality massage table. You can make your own massage table using a few wooden planks, a thick cushion, and table linens. You can even get a tabletop massage by covering a book or notepad in plastic wrap and propping it against your mattress. Light some candles and create a spa-like atmosphere using music or dim lighting, also you can use more intimate accessories as well, like the Lovense Ferri that is a great massager for your intimate parts.
Choose soothing music to play in the background while you both massage each other. Not only will you reap the benefits of the massage , but you will get a chance to spend some one-on-one time with each other without distractions.Give each other a facial.
Facials are an excellent way to achieve a glowing complexion and are a great and natural way to relax and unwind . Use natural skincare products and invest in quality makeup brushes to achieve your best look.
You can even take turns applying a face mask or giving each other a face scrub.
If you’re not into giving facials, you can give each other manicures and pedicures. Skip using nail polish and consider using faux nails instead.
Create your own spa-salon at home.
Once you’re home, feel free to take any of the spa products in your room and place them in a basket or on a tray on your dresser. Choose a mask, a scrub, bath salts, a body lotion, and a facial moisturizer and place them in your bathroom.
You can even play some relaxing music while you soak in the tub or use a relaxing bath bomb at the end of a long day.
There are plenty of DIY spa recipes that you can make at home using essential oils, oatmeal, and honey.
You can never go wrong with a glass of wine.
Add some wine, some music, some candles, and a spa-type face mask and you’re well on your way to a spa day at home.
Be sure to check out our list of the best facial masks and skincare routines for dry skin.
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