Did you know that the average American works 44 hours each week?
Spending all that time working can be extremely stressful, not to mention all of the attention that managing bills, children, and your household require.
It can be difficult to get wrapped up in all of the stress and Havoc that day-to-day life entails. Taking a day off from your daily stressors and having a DIY spa day can significantly improve your mental health and physical well-being.
Are you looking for tips to help you learn how to create a DIY spa day on a budget? We've created this guide to help you understand the best ways to go about treating yourself for a DIY spa day.
Keep reading to learn more!
1. Splurge in High-Quality Sleepwear
When you're taking a day for yourself, you likely won't want to get dressed up in a fancy outfit that will be uncomfortable to lounge around in. While investing in high-quality sleepwear may not seem like a big deal to set up your DIY spa day, luxury pajamas can make you feel super relaxed.
Instead of spending thousands of dollars on a high-end spa treatment, you can set yourself up for the same feeling without dumping a bunch of money out the window. The easiest way to do this is to slip on a set of high-quality pajamas so you can feel nice and cozy.
To top off your high-quality sleepwear, you can extend the luxurious feel of your DIY spa day by investing in a luxurious mattress. That way you can come home every night and indulge in restful sleep on a super comfy mattress.
2. Create a Spa Atmosphere
Another thing that you can do to create the sensation that you're in a high-end spa is to set the mood in your home. You can do this by having relaxing music playing in the room that you're treating yourself in.
Before you set up your DIY spa day, you can do some planning to get yourself prepared. Go through and create a music playlist as a favorite song to help you relax or even an audiobook if that is something you prefer.
Don't forget to also focus on the smell in your home. A relaxing scent is another very important part of a high-end spa atmosphere. Whether you have a wax melter, a candle, or an essential oil diffuser, have one of these scents going drifting through your home!
If you're looking to melt away your anxiety, we recommend that you have a lavender essential oil on in your essential oil diffuser. However, if you're looking to replicate the spa sensation exactly, eucalyptus is another common scent that you can find in a spa!
3. Mix up Infused Water
Once you've got your essential oil diffuser going or candle lit, it's time to focus on feeling relaxed! mix up some infused water to fully recreate the experience that you would find at a high-end spa.
You can mix up a pitcher of ice water with citrus, mint, strawberries, berries, cucumbers, pears, or any other fruits that you enjoy. Or if you would rather take the edge off, you could even grab a bottle of champagne to make your experience feel that much more luxurious!
4. Soak in a Tub
If you aren't a huge fan of bathtubs, you may prefer to complete the step in a shower. Putting your favorite bubble bath in your bath or using your favorite soap in the shower good night beautiful clean and relaxed when you're starting your spa day.
Another way you could amp up your bath (or shower) time is to dim the lights in your bathroom. You can add candles in your bathroom while you're bathing to give yourself just enough light so that you can feel relaxed.
Adding essential oils or a bath bomb into your bath will help to leave your skin feeling soft, your muscles relaxed, and your mood boosted. To make your bath feel even more luxurious, you can sprinkle in some of your favorite flower petals!
Letting your muscles soak in the warm water will help them to relax and will help you to feel rejuvenated.
5. Lay in Bed
Are you somebody that isn't interested in practicing a skincare routine or a hair care routine on your spa day?
You may feel pampered by investing in luxurious pillows for when you're laying in bed and binge-watching your favorite TV show. Sleeping with a high-quality pillow shouldn't only be a special occasion saved her when you're staying at a high-end hotel.
Instead, you can invest your money into a pillow ultra-comfortable, based on what your personal preferences are. Don't forget to think about your sleeping position when you're shopping around for a pillow. If you're a side sleeper, you should pamper yourself with a pillow that's been specially made for side sleepers!
Finding the Best Ways to Create a DIY Spa Day
You don't have to invest hundreds or even thousands of dollars on an ultra-luxurious spa day. You can treat yourself from the comfort of your own home by creating a DIY spa day that's completely customized to your unique preferences and desires.
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