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All You Need To Create Your Own At-Home, Black Owned Spa Day
Between spring vacations and preparing for (what is shaping to be) an epic Summer, a Black -owned spa day experience is always a good idea in our books. Traveling certainly takes a toll on your body, as does life in general, as does the ever-changing environments that you find yourself in while wandering the world. For this reason, we have put together a solid checklist so you can relax you feet and ease into a more soothing pace of life – without leaving your home!
Of course, we had to make this list as Black as possible because no-one knows how to care and nourish us like we do – so why not support as many Black-owned businesses in the process?
From the crown of your head to the soles of your feet, this Black-owned spa-day edition has got you covered.
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1. Exfoliating Scrub
With the HUNNYBUNNY Lemon Sugar Scrub, there is very little space to not feel relaxed and renewed, quite literally as you polish your skin and rid it of old skin cells. Any spa day is made instantly that little bit more official when the exfoliator comes out, more so when it has a revitalizing lemon scent.
The Lemon Sugar Scrub is packed with vitamin C and the lemon peel powder and essential oil helps prevent uneven skin tones and protect against UV rays. So you know your skin is in for a full-rounded treat.
2. Body oils
Lather some of the Nourish + Glow Body Oil on your freshly washed skin and give yourself the glow you have been craving. The Dirt Don’t Hurt range is unlike other body oils because it doesn’t have any hidden parabens hidden under the “parfum” ingredient.
A guaranteed love letter to your body in need of some deep moisture and TLC, this body oil, made with Coconut oil, Vitamin E oil and Vanilla essential oil keeps your skin smooth and detoxed.
3. Essential oils for a relaxing facial steam
These GRN essential oil blends are going to take your spa day to the next level with this old-school, tried and tested spa day remedy. You simply cannot go wrong with a facial steam. We’ve added it to our list knowing that GRN’s essential oils will make this classic facial treatment that little bit more exciting. Travel Noire tip, the eucalyptus mint blend is a special kind of miracle in a bottle….
4. Facial mask
Where would we be without a Black-owned facial mask to banish all possible skincare woes and add a special something to the skincare routine?
Hopping on and off planes, trains or even just the everyday commute will leave you with skin crying out for some nourishment. Cue, Jacq’s Organics Clarifying Masque and Scrub. As an organic and vegan brand, you can trust that you’re getting the best of the best with this masque that prioritizes clean skincare. This Clarifying masque is a blend of bentonite clay, activated bamboo charcoal and dead sea salt and also contains acne fighting Tamanu and Ginger to minimize inflammation.
5. Skin Razor for sensitive skin
Treat your skin nice with the OUI the people Sensitive Skin Razor. As a brand that prioritizes mindful messaging around body and beauty care, OUI the people fits perfectly into your spa-day routine as you celebrate yourself and create time for self-care.
We recommend the sensitive skin razor and shave Gel-to-Milk set for an ultimate shaving experience.
6. Wood Nail Brush
Protecting your nails just got that little bit easier with this GRN wood nail brush, because healthy nails are always the priority. Add this to your spa-day experience and thank us later.
7. Relaxing haircare
Don’t forget to give your hair some loving attention during your at-home spa day too.
In line with the theme of rejuvenation and restfulness, the Attuning Hair Potion, from Gabrielle Union’s Flawless collection, is the perfect boost of love for your scalp. With CBD from Hemp being the key ingredient, this is a potion to help with pain/tension relief on the scalp, balance oil production on the scalp and stimulate the hair follicles.
8. Relaxing coconut wax-based candle
We couldn’t complete this list without a soothing candle to really set the mood for your toned-down spa-day.
Copper Wings Candle Company’s Here’s The Tea Sis candles are sure to provide the perfect blend of scents to get you in full spa-day mode. While you detox your body, you can trust that this brand’s non-toxic, clean burning candles will give your home a clean but delicious – smelling environment to rest in.