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    23 Ways To Have An At-Home Spa Day While Stuck Indoors

    Treat yo'self to some self-care time while you're staying home.

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    1. Turn on an essential oil diffuser, so your home will have a heavenly, soothing scent while you enjoy self-care time.

    Red essential oil diffuser on top of a white table
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This is a cute small diffuser and I love it!! I currently have it on as I write this review (using the UO Awaken oil blend). It works extremely well and can fit anywhere. It does use a USB cable but thankfully hasn’t been a problem. Would definitely recommend if you want something cute, small and affordable." —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25 (available in three colors).

    2. Put on a comfy robe, because you don't have to dress up to the nines for your DIY spa day.

    Model wears mint fluffy robe with satin nightgown underneath

    Get it from Boohoo for $21 (available in women's sizes S–XL and four colors).

    3. And slide into some fun slippers to complete the *spa-from-home* look.

    Model wears criss-cross fluffy rainbow slippers with white socks and tie-dye pants

    Promising review: "These slippers are so soft and cozy. Just what you need in giving your feet a tiny little vacation from the big heavy boots or shoes that we wear on a regular basis. Love them!" —DSW Customer

    Get them from DSW for $29.99 (available in women's sizes 6–11.

    4. Soothe your skin with a mini jade roller: This tiny tool can help minimize puffiness and boost smoothness. Your face will thank you for this mini pick-me-up.


    Promising review: "This roller is such great quality for such a great price. I could not believe my eyes when I saw it in store. I love using these rollers in my skincare routine since my skin looks less puffy, and extra glowy! I never would have thought that my skin would look this incredible." —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $19.99.

    5. Place your feet in a foot massager for major relaxation vibes. This gadget gently kneads your arches and soles, so you can say buh-bye to muscle soreness.

    Feet in silver foot massager

    Get it from Macy's for $132.99.

    6. Get your fingernails and toenails in tip-top shape with a multi-piece manicure kit.

    Silver nail files, cuticle trimmers, scissors, and more manicure equipment next to black-and-white zip case

    It comes with seven tools including a cuticle nipper, angled nail clipper, scissors, nail clipper, double ended cuticle trimmer/pusher, cuticle trimmer, and a toenail clipper.

    Promising review: "The tools are matte, have good grip, do a great job cutting nails (instead of splitting them and ripping them like cheap clippers do), and pushing cuticles back and removing them. You are definitely getting your money's worth, and the bag is sturdy and reusable." —Sephora Customer

    Get it from Sephora for $20.

    7. And give yourself a gel mani or pedi *without* spending $$$ at the salon: This Le Mini Macaron kit comes with colorful gel polish and an LED lamp that'll dry your nails in no time.

    Urban Outfitters, Jasmin Suknanan/BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Jasmin Suknanan loves this gel mani kit and said "this gel manicure kit gives you a pretty, polished nail look in less than 10 minutes that actually remains chip-free for over 10 days. If you're like me and do your nails frequently, this kit pretty much pays for itself in the amount of time you get to save when you aren't trying to sit absolutely still so as not to ruin wet nails." Read more of her Le Mini Macaron's Gel Manicure Set review.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $35 (available in three colors).

    8. Turn off the lights and illuminate your space with a soy candle. You'll enjoy the scent of citrus, jasmine, and woody musk while you indulge in some *me time.*

    Mahogany soy candle on top of rectangular coaster in living room
    Pretty Honest Shop

    Pretty Honest Shop is a Black woman-owned business that sells hand-poured soy candles and reed diffusers. From seasonal bundles to sneaker-themed scents, this shop will help your home smell so good.

    Get it from Pretty Honest Shop for $24.

    9. Hydrate your tired eyes with five-minute eye gels. These lil' patches, which are made with caffeine and hydrolyzed collagen, can help minimize dryness, puffiness, and dullness.


    Promising review: "These really work on my bags! They are super soft and stay in place. I definitely recommend if you looking to relieve tired puffy eyes." —Nordstrom Customer

    Get a pack of 10 from Nordstrom for $15.

    10. Or take a quick nap and apply this cooling mask over your eyes for instant relief. It also blocks out light so you can catch up on sleep and wake up feelin' refreshed.

    Cooling gel eye mask with little blue beads in the middle to help with puffiness

    Promising review: "I love this gel eye mask! I just keep it stored in the freezer and take it out when I need a little pick-me-up for my eyes to reduce puffiness! The strap fits comfortably and it feels so good on tired eyes! Great product for the price!" —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $8.79.

    11. Hop in the shower and refresh your skin with this gentle body scrub. Dead Sea salt, eucalyptus essential oil, and organic sugar work together to exfoliate, moisturize, and smooth your arms and legs.

    Jar of sea-blue body scrub that says "Rose Garden Apothecary Mermaid Scrub"

    RoseGardenApothecary is a small business based in California. If you're looking for body scrubs, bath bombs, and soy wax candles that smell like your fave dessert or essential oils, you'll find so many great products for your skincare routine and living space.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love the smell and feel of this scrub! It definitely gives me the mermaid vibes! And also the Smurf vibes too lol (it turns me blue)! But totally worth it for a night in!" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from RoseGardenApothecary on Etsy for $2.67+ (available in four sizes).

    12. And if you really, really want to turn up the spa vibes, this bath soak helps nourish your bod with botanicals and smells like a relaxing spa.

    Container of vegan bath soak with oats, pink Himalayan salt, and dried botanicals

    Kozmic Blends is a small apothecary and wellness shop based in Michigan. They're known for their botanical bath soaks, organic face serums, and other soothing self-care products.

    Get it from KozmicBlends on Etsy for $10.

    13. Change into loungewear after your body scrub or bath soak session. You'll be comfortable and ready for other DIY spa day activities, like face masks and scalp massages.


    Promising review: "The material is so soft and comfortable and the pants fit perfectly. I also bought the top that goes with these pants. The outfit is very comfortable." —Old Navy Customer

    Get it from Old Navy for $30+ (available in women's sizes 1X–4X and three colors).

    14. Reset your complexion with a face mask duo that'll get to work on your skin while you pamper yourself. Don't forget to take a selfie once you're glowing after your at-home facial.


    Promising review: "If you're in need of some new face masks...look no further hunnies! The Mega Greens Galaxy Pack makes my skin look healthy and bright while the Moisturizing Moon Mask gives my skin the hydration it deserves. They work exceptionally well if you use them back to back, but they work pretty well if you just use one or the other. If you're like me and tired of other masks, give these a try!" —Glossier Customer

    Get them from Glossier for $40.

    Or make your own DIY face mask!

    15. Or upgrade your skincare routine with this Soko Glam Quick Starter Skincare Set that'll help keep breakouts and dryness at bay. From a cleansing balm to an alcohol-free toner, this lil' bundle has you covered.

    the Soko Glam Quick Starter Skincare set
    Soko Glam

    This five-piece skincare set comes with a full-size cleansing balm, soothing cleanser, toner, serum-like ampoule , and moisturizing gel cream.

    Promising review: "This set absolutely saved my skin. My skin had been breaking out terribly after using a drugstore toner and I had acne all over my forehead and chin. This set has brought so much hydration, bounce, and clarity to my skin. So much more soft, hydrated, and clear." —Soko Glam Customer

    Get it from Soko Glam for $56.

    16. And create your own DIY toner if your body breakouts or acne won't call it quits.

    Hand pours mixture into glass container to make a skin toner

    See the full step-by-step recipe and instructions here.

    17. Strengthen your hair with a repairing scalp serum, because brushing and breakage may take a toll on your 'do. You can take care of your strands and enjoy your DIY spa time at the same time.


    Promising review: "This has left my hair feeling soft, getting less oily and looking healthier after just a few days of using it. Well worth the price and it smells great." —Sephora Customer

    Get it from Sephora for $53.

    18. Give your scalp a massage with this lil' gadget. It can help boost blood flow, tame flakes, and keep strands shiny.

    Light blue scalp massager with a button to control vibrations
    Free People

    To use, apply a small amount of hair oil, shampoo, or conditioner to your scalp and roots, press the on/off button to start vibrations, and starting from the front of your head, gently move the massager around your entire scalp.

    Promising review: "I typically use this in the shower to help distribute my shampoo evenly and message my scalp, and it feels amazing. Very soothing and relaxing with the two vibration options. No change in my hair, but I wasn't expecting anything. If you enjoy scalp messages, this does a pretty good job." —Free People Customer

    Get it from Free People for $20.

    19. Dry your hair with a printed microfiber towel: You don't need frizz or wet locks getting in the way of your self-care regimen.


    Promising review: "If you've been looking for a hair towel look no further. Soft, absorbent, and super cute to boot! No more giant towel on my head and I'm able to get dressed normally now after my shower without trying to shove a giant towel through my neck or getting my clothes all wet after having to take out my hair." —Anthropologie Customer

    Get it from Anthropologie for $23.

    20. Place a heatable plushie onto your back or shoulders if you're having aches and pains. This cozy helper is really warm and can help with post-workout soreness.

    Urban Outfitters, Urban Outfitters / Via

    Promising review: "Purchased this as a gift for a friend, and they’ve said it’s super cuddly and helps a lot due to its warmth. A wonderful little buddy for when you’re feeling discomfort or just want to spoon." —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29 (available in seven shapes).

    21. Soften your hands with this ultra-moisturizing cream that'll help lock in hydration and relieve irritated spots. Your fingers, palms, and wrists will feel so good again.


    Promising review: "An incredible hand cream. My hands were extremely dry and cracked from winter, showering, and washing hands with hot water. Absolutely unreal as I had been rubbing lotion for 'dry skin' on my hands and it was doing nothing for me!" " —Sephora Customer

    Get it from Sephora for $18.

    22. And release any tension in your hands with this adorable de-stress buddy. You can squeeze this cutie whenever you need a moment to relax.

    Pink, red, and blue Bother Buddy with cute google eyes in model's hands

    FoxtrotFindsShop, a small business based in Florida, creates cute stress-relief tools. They're known for their Bother Buddies and other plush toys that are adorable, soft, and squeezable.

    Promising review: "So stinking cute! I just landed a new job and I’m super nervous about it, but I’m sure that my new bother buddy will help with that! He fits perfectly in the palm of my hand and he came with a cute little poem!" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from FoxtrotFindsShop on Etsy for $5 (available in three colors).

    23. Before you end your at-home spa time, plug in this beautiful Himalayan salt lamp and take a moment to thank yourself for prioritizing self-care.

    illuminated Himalayan salt lamp on table with floral candle
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I bought this product a year ago and it still works like a charm. The light is so calming, I just love it! Also, It definitely has some weight to it and feels sturdy." —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $34 (available in two colors).

    You, unwinding during your at-home spa day...


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