Since getting pregnant, I have really been enjoying some well needed pamper time a couple times a week. With so many aches, pains and just generally being uncomfortable all the time, it’s really nice to be able to relax and treat myself. There really is nothing better than spending a night in, so I thought I would share my pamper routine with you because why not? It’s pretty straightforward and nothing too crazy, but I hope you enjoy!
You can’t have an evening of pampering without a lovely hot bath (bubble bars are amazing) or shower, and lately, I have found some really great offerings from Soap & Glory that have made their way into my everyday rotation. To cleanse, I have been loving their Clean On Me Shower Gel because it’s creamy formula makes my skin feel lovely and smooth, not to mention it has an amazingly fresh and invigorating scent. For the face, my go-to cleanser is the Clarins Daily Energizer Cleansing Gel. It’s extremely gentle on my sensitive skin yet still gives my face a clean feeling without feeling tight. Easy, right?
I like to exfoliate daily, and nothing is easier than using a pair of exfoliating mitts. However, if I am feeling particularly fancy I will go in with a coffee body scrub or something similar but sometimes I just like to keep things simple. For the face, the Fresh Sugar Face Polish is my holy grail and I have used it on the regular for almost a year now. You know you love a product when you truly can’t get enough of it. The brown sugar helps remove any dry areas from the face, sadly a regular occurrence during the colder months, yet is still gentle enough that it doesn’t irritate my skin.
After the shower, I follow up with either the L’Occitane Almond Supple Oil or the Soap & Glory Sugar Crush Body Buttercream which is a new favourite of mine that I picked up recently. It too has a really lovely scent, is quite moisturizing on the skin and it’s truly a treat to use. If my skin isn’t feeling too dry that day, I will moisturize with the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream which is great for sensitive skin and is a great no fuss face cream. If I think I could benefit from a little more hydration, I love to use face masks. One of my favourites is the LUSH Oatifix Fresh Face Mask, but since I am currently out, I have been opting for the Fresh Rose Face Mask which has a really lovely cooling feeling on the skin.
After all of that pampering is done, I like to get into some cozy pajamas, light a candle, and get comfortable on the couch or in bed for a while. Can we just take a second to appreciate how amazing Bath & Body Works holiday candles are? Before getting comfy, I always go ahead make myself a tea or hot chocolate, because come on, there’s nothing like snuggling into your blankets sipping on a hot drink, am I right? Then I will either read my Kindle, watch a series on Netflix or catch up on blogs and Youtube channels while snuggling my two cats. Soon though I’ll be jamming out to Christmas tunes while watching my favourite holiday films – I can’t wait!
What are your favourite pampering products?