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    21 Soothing Products To Help You Actually Switch Off When You Finish Work

    Because sometimes you get sick of refreshing the same three apps on your phone.

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    1. Let out some pent-up stress with this delightfully detailed (and sweary) colouring book.

    2. This 'knit your own comfort blanket' kit is doubly relaxing – actually knitting the blanket will provide some soothing downtime, and once you're done you'll be able to cosy up with it!

    3. Rejuvenate your skin by spending some time using this rose quartz face roller. It helps to improve cell turnover, elasticity, and lymphatic drainage, and if you pop it in the fridge beforehand you'll get a lovely cooling sensation too. As it's double ended, you can use the smaller roller around your eye area!

    4. These paint-by-stickers books are a creative and clever way to make some cool art. You don't need any art supplies, just a very steady hand to arrange the stickers correctly!

    5. These cards will set you a new mindfulness challenge every day for a month, and are designed to be achievable on even the busiest of days.

    6. Spend some downtime learning the art of hand lettering and calligraphy, with this highly-rated, beginner-friendly guide.

    7. And you can fill it in with this set of refillable calligraphy pens, that come in four different brush sizes depending on the style you're going for.

    8. Where's Bowie? features stunning illustrations that challenge you to find Ziggy Stardust amongst the crowds!

    9. Yoga is a great way to unwind, and this deck of cards – featuring 50 poses and meditations – will let you create a personalised routine tailored to your needs.

    10. This six-minute diary will encourage you to take a moment to pause and reflect, and it has a specific evening section which is a great way to take stock of your day after work. It's undated so you can start at any time (and what better time than now, tbh?)

    11. This 1,000-piece puzzle will take you a good while to complete, so you can space it out by doing a bit every evening. Be warned though, you'll really want some doughnuts by the time you've completed it.

    12. Unleash your inner artist with 365 Days of Art, a book that's designed to get you flexing your creativity by setting you a different challenge every day.

    13. This origami book will show you how to make a whole assortment of adorable paper animals (and comes with all the paper you'll need too), which sounds like the cutest way to spend an evening.

    14. You can bring some greenery into your home with this 'grow your own bonsai trees' kit. It includes seeds, growing pots, compost discs, and a booklet of tips.

    15. The Mindfulness Puzzle Book is a great screen-free way to de-stress, especially as the puzzles strike just the right balance of relaxing and challenging!

    16. This Sudokube will keep you busy for hours, offering some much-needed distraction after a long day.

    17. If a soak in the tub is your favourite way to de-stress, ~enhance~ the experience with this bath pillow that attaches to your tub via suction cups.

    18. Spend most of your day on the sofa or sitting at the kitchen table? This heated massager is just the thing your achey neck and back probably need right now.

    19. While you can't go to a spa to get away from it all, you can have a bit of the experience at home with this inflatable foot spa pack. You'll get an inflatable foot bath as well as a roller, gel, and foot salts among other things.

    20. These Spacemasks are self-heating and infused with jasmine essence, providing a welcome bit of time out for when your eyes are tired from looking at your laptop all day.

    21. Mix your own masks with this nifty set that contains everything you need to make three invigorating face masks! You get three portions of bath salts too, making this lil' set perfect for an at-home pamper evening.