Do you work on your feet all day? Perhaps you have a job that requires you to bend over? Whether or not you answered yes to these questions, if one thing is for sure, we all have our own unique set of aches and pains. Often times, people dish out their hard-earned dollars on expensive spa treatments, massages, and/or chiropractic adjustments.
While all of these treatments are great, the cost of getting them done routinely quickly adds up, and let’s face it, most of us aren’t made of money. For this reason, more and more people are beginning to invest in spa products to use at home. Below, you’ll discover some great ways to bring the spa experience home.
Have you ever seen those gadgets at the spa that release what appears to be steam? Well, these are called essential oil diffusers, and they actually emit a fine mist. With a diffuser, you bring the same fragrances at the spa into your home. Good places to use a diffuser are the living room, kitchen, or bathroom.
To operate an ultrasonic essential oil diffuser, you simply plug it in and fill it up with a mixture of water and a few drops of your favorite essential oil(s). Popular essential oils for relaxing include lavender, ylang ylang, lemongrass, and bergamot. Plus, you’ll love how long a bottle of essential oil lasts since you only use a tiny bit at a time.
#2) Foot Bath
For people who work on their feet all day like nurses, nothing is more soothing than a relaxing soak in a foot bath at the end of the day. Currently, there are several types of foot baths on the market, with the most basic baths costing the least.
As you move up the price ladder, you’ll find that a foot bath massager does the best job of pampering your tired feet. Foot bath massagers feature electronic massaging elements and nodes that massage your feet while you soak them. Additionally, there are massagers with pumice stones to help exfoliate your skin.
Lastly, you’ll find that adding essential oils such as tea tree to your foot bath makes the experience even better.
#3) Epsom Salt Bath
If you’ve never heard of an epsom salt bath, it’s been around since the beginning of time. The greatest part about an epsom salt bath is that it’s very easy & affordable to do. Plus, you have the option to soak your entire body in a tub with warm water or add the epsom salt to your foot bath.
Overall, epsom salt is a versatile substance that offers relief for aches and pains throughout the body. One final tip is to look for infused epsom salts online that feature fragrances such as lavender and eucalyptus. These all-in-one solutions are also great for foot soaks.
#4) Massager with Heat
Another great device for home use is a back massager with heat. First, these are very easy to use and can be applied to the back or neck while you lie down in bed or on the sofa. Just imagine how much more relaxing it’ll be to binge watch your favorite show on Netflix while the massager works on your lower back.
Secondly, there are several types of massagers with heat, so be sure to check out the various types to see which one will suit you the best. Two popular choices are the massager pillow and the shiatsu massager that wraps around your neck similar to a scarf. Lastly, be sure to check whether the massager you choose features a heating element for the ultimate at-home spa experience.
#5) Fluffy Slippers
The finishing touch is undoubtedly fluffy slippers. Once you’ve pampered yourself with an epsom salt bath or foot soak, then it’s time to slide your feet into some ultra-soft fluffy slippers. You’ll feel like you’re walking on clouds, and your feet will stay warm while you end your day.
Finally, the best part about fluffy slippers is the huge variety of choices. You’ll have no trouble finding the perfect pair to express your personality and let your family know you’re in relaxation mode.
Are you ready to turn your living room and bathroom into your own little slice of heaven? The best part about these five items is that they all work great together. For instance, you start off with a warm foot soak before sliding into your fluffy slippers and moving to the couch.
At the couch, there’s a bowl of popcorn awaiting your arrival along with your new massager pillow in a room full of your favorite fragrance because you smartly turned on your diffuser when you arrived home.