21 JUL - 2023
IT’S TLC TIME
If there’s one thing that our entire team at Chatty knows how to do, it's self-care. And ding ding ding it’s self-care month! So like we say in many of our articles, it's time to put yourself first, kick back, and indulge in some serious pampering. Forget the daily grind and make room for some much-needed "me" time. We've got the lowdown on the ultimate self-care routine that will leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and ready to conquer the world.
Let’s be real, life can be a real pain in the you-know-what. From juggling work, family, and relationships to dealing with traffic jams and never-ending to-do lists, it's no wonder we're all on the verge of a mental breakdown. Self-care month (which finishes on the 24th of July) is all about kicking those worries to the curb and giving yourself the TLC you damn well deserve.
Tea Packs to Melt Away the Stress
Picture this: you, lounging on the couch, wrapped in a cozy blanket, with a cup of your favourite tea in hand. Ah, pure bliss! Treat yourself to some luxurious tea packs from T2 Tea. Whether you're into floral infusions or spicy chai blends, these teas will transport you to calm. Whatever is on TV or whatever book is on your bedside - don’t even go there without a trusty cuppa at hand. Sip slowly, relish the flavours, and let the stress melt away.
Indulge With a Bit of Ashwagandha Chocolate
Who said self-care couldn't be delicious? Enter ashwagandha chocolate from Loco Love. Not only does it satisfy your sugar cravings, but it also contains the magic of ashwagandha, an adaptogenic herb known for its calming properties. So go ahead, indulge guilt-free, and let the chocolate work its magic on your taste buds and your soul.
Unwind With An At-Home Facial
Is there anything more luxurious than a face mask? We think not! Pamper your skin with the Aspect Dr. Intense Hydration Sheet Mask from US. This little beauty secret will provide your skin with the nourishment and hydration it craves, leaving you with a radiant glow. It’s our editor’s pick for a reason everyone!!
Collagen Drink for that Extra Glow
We all know that beauty comes from within, and that's where Pro-You Marine Collagen Beauty Blend comes in. Sip your way to gorgeousness with this collagen drink that actually tastes like heaven. Packed with marine collagen and essential vitamins, this elixir will promote healthy skin, hair, and nails.
It's time to unwind and let loose with a glass of fine wine. Treat yourself to a bottle of Fairy Bread White from Garage Project (my current fave from the bottle shop). This crisp and refreshing wine will transport you to a happy place, where worries and stress are mere distant memories. Cheers to you.
Set the Mood
Sleep Bath Salts
What better way to wind down than with a luxurious bath? Transform your bathroom into a sanctuary with these new Sleep Bath Salts from Glow Lab. Infused with soothing lavender and chamomile, these salts will lull you into a state of pure relaxation. Sink into the tub, close your eyes, and let the week’s worries melt away as you soak.
Sweat it Out: At-Home Pilates
Self-care isn't just about indulgence; it's also about taking care of your body. Get your blood pumping and release those happy endorphins with at-home Pilates from Fluidform Pilates (our all time fave). Strengthen your core, improve your flexibility, and reconnect with your body. It's time to sculpt, tone, and energize your way to a better you.
Self-care may be a practice you’ve dabbled with then and there, and that’s amazing. International Self-Care Month (and day) is all about prioritising the art of spoiling ourselves and making sure you tend to yourself more often. Your body might not know when it needs to stop, and that’s where all hell can break loose. Taking some time this evening or this weekend to incorporate a few of our vices above will help you feel like a million bucks (promise).