Pampering yourself - Stay home & Spa!

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Are you overwhelmed and stressed by this lockdown? Are you longing to release the uneasiness from this isolation?

It is important for us to stay well, safe and look after ourselves in confinement. You may be dreaming of the perfect spa day and Amphora Aromatics may have just the right products for you to enjoy a lavish evening indoors.

How about jazzing up your evening with some goodness of essential oils and aromatherapy products at home? If you are looking for ways to de stress and want a quick and easy way to pamper yourself, then read on because Amphora Aromatics brings aromatherapy into the comfort of your own home.

Many healthcare, beauty and lifestyle bloggers suggest the most common steps to home spa - cleanse, hot baths, facials and moisturising. However, as easy as it sounds, the trick is in picking up the products that would provide a truly relaxing and soothing experience. Have you tried some of our essential oils and aromatherapy products for your spa day?

Here are a few products that could be naturally healing and fit into any home spa routine.

Mood & Aroma

When you walk into a spa, it is the aromas that suddenly calm your senses and assure you that it’s going to be a peaceful experience. An easy trick to a heavenly scent in your room is to add few drops of essential oil to water in your oil burner. Essential oils have therapeutic properties that can have a huge impact on our mood. Different essential oils vary in benefits, aroma and effects. So, it is important to choose your oil based on your personal preference. I personally adore floral fragrances and the Ylang Ylang essential oil never disappoints in enriching my mood. You can also prepare your own blends with a few different essential oils to suit your needs. Why not try some of our anti-viral essential oils here

Hot Baths

We all know that a long hot bath can be the best way to elevate your mood. Hot baths are not just relaxing but are also great for your health. I usually soak myself in some Epsom salts & a bath oil. It is a wonderful combination of comfort and luxury to take my mind off isolation. Epsom salts have proved to benefit the body and mind. They are known to relax muscles and relieve body aches and headaches. They act as mood stabilizers and can relieve stress and anxiety. Bath oils on the other hand can hydrate and heal dry or irritated skin. Amphora Aromatics have a wide range of specially formulated, pre-blended bath oils that can suit different skin types & requirements. I simply add a glug of the Relaxing Bath oil to my bath water and enjoy the benefits of Lavender, Chamomile Roman and Melissa blended in Sweet almond oil. As the name suggests – Amphora’s relaxing bath oil is truly calming, stress releasing and luxurious.

Face mask

It’s not just your body and mind, your face needs equal pampering as well because a facial massage leads to blood circulation, activation of pressure points that are linked to the nervous system that ultimately help reducing stress. We stock a vast variety of natural face masks catered for your individual skin types. I start by using the Amphora's Organic rose water as a skin toner to cleanse my skin of impurities before applying the gorgeous Frankincense & Rose Clay Face Mask. This face mask is the star of our rejuvenating deep cleansing range of face masks. It is intensely nourishing and balancing with a mix of natural ingredients and vitamins leaving my skin soft, radiant and fresh. You can view our range of face masks and floral waters here.

Moisturise

The final step to your spa session is to generously moisturise your body. Although this may seem like an easy step, it is important to do this step right when your skin is still wet in order to get the maximum benefits from your moisturiser. Focusing on your body while applying the moisturiser can go a long way in improving the health and hydration of your skin. I usually go for a combination of shea butter for my body and a face cream. My personal favourite is the Whipped Jasmin and Mimosa Shea Butter for the body. This shea butter is exotic, conditioning and intensely moisturising for an all over body use. It is great for all skin types especially dry, sensitive and irritated skin. I couple this with a Jasmin, Mimosa & Rosehip Cream for the face. This cream is made with herbal extracts and essential oils that conditions and nourishes the skin. Rosehip, with its antioxidant properties, helps to keep the skin radiant, firm and supple, giving a cleaner youthful appearance.


At the end of this spa evening, my skin feels rejuvenated and my body relaxed. Spa sessions at home can be relatively easy and don’t need to be complex or expensive. All you need is a few good products that will give you a relaxing & lavish experience.

If you haven’t tried these products yet, visit our website and grab some for your upcoming spa day.

Enjoy your evening, relax and unwind!

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Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.

If you are making a water based formulation for yourself or to sell then it’s very important that extremely high levels of hygiene are adhered to. Please also be aware that water based products will require some sort of preservative to ensure that they don’t spoil too rapidly. Once water has been included in a formulation bacteria can quickly form and spoil the finished product if preservatives are not used.

Some essential oils can be particularly hazardous for pregnant women. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant then please ensure that you have carefully checked that the essential oil(s) you plan to use are suitable. We recommend that essential oils are avoided altogether during the first trimester of pregnancy. Products should be stored out of reach of children. If you’re planning to use essential oils during pregnancy or with babies or children then you should consult with a professional Aromatherapist first.

Some essential oils are flammable and can be hazardous to the environment. Please ensure they are correctly stored and are disposed of responsibly. We recommend that essential oils are never taken internally and that they should not be applied to the skin around the eyes and mouth.

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