8 Products To Spoil Yourself With On Your Next Self-Care Day

Excuse me while I feel myself.


Chandré Davids |

A dip in the pool, a trip to the spa, endless days in my chaise, the whole day according to moi – okay, besides this being song lyrics from High School Musical (hi, I’m a millennial), this seems like a pretty good day, right? But in reality, I’m pretty sure that your usual day revolves around work, your family and friends, working out and sleep – with meals somewhere in between.

With such hectic days, you’re likely not getting much alone time. But it’s super vital that you check in with yourself every day and give yourself some TLC. That’s why practising self-care is such a great thing – just taking moments in your day to ensure you’re taking care of your wellbeing.

While self-care is way more than just face masks and manicures, it doesn’t hurt to do those things while you journal about your thoughts and feelings. Here, some top picks to help you get relaxed and appreciating yourself all over again.

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Glowing Skin

If you’re one of those people whose face shows their stress (cue huge zit), then face masks are a must. Simply apply, lay back and relax.

Freeman Facial Mask Avocado & Oatmeal

With its key ingredients being avo and oatmeal, this face mask will purge your pores while you work at purging those negative thoughts. Psst: Dis-Chem is currently having a sale on these masks: buy two and get a 15ml face mask free!

L’Oreal Pure Clay Facial Mask Bright Face

You seriously can’t go wrong with these L’Oreal face masks. This one has Yuzu lemon, known for its brightening properties. When combined with natural clays, it results in even skin tone and glowing skin.

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Shining Hair

If you’re going to have glowing skin, healthy, shiny hair is a must. Stress can wreak havoc on your hair, from hair-fall to dryness. By using a weekly hair mask, you can minimise the effects and maximise shine.

Elvive Extraordinary Oil Mask

An ultra concentrated oil mask that combines six micro flower extracts to leave your hair nourished and silky, while simultaneously moisturising a dry scalp.

Garnier Ultimate Blends Oat Milk Balm 

Turn fragile hair strong and healthy with this hair balm – it’s the perfect blend of rice cream and oat milk.

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You’re So Bubbly

Sure, we’re saving water, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a luxurious bath every once in a while.

Satiskin Bubble Bath- Berry Fantasy

Soak those troubles away with a beautifully fragranced berry blast bubble bath that’s pH balanced to be gentle on your skin.

Good Stuff Foam Bath Lovely Bubbly

With wild rose and sandalwood, this lovely bubbly bath is gentle on skin.

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A Step In The Right Direction

On your feet all day? Well, it’s time to show them some love with these soothing products.

Skin Republic Foot Peel

Remove dead skin cells in just seven days with Skin Republic foot peel. Containing 15 plant extracts and rich in vitamin E, it’ll leave your feet silky smooth.

Dr Teal’s Foot Cream With Shea Butter And Aloe Vera 

Nourish and replenish dry, cracked heels with this shea butter and aloe vera foot cream.

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