Self-care is so important. We all lead extremely busy lives which means we can forget to put ourselves first. But, looking after yourself can make you feel so much better as well as increase positivity and happiness! But, despite how it can sometimes seem, self-care doesn’t have to take up a huge amount of your time. And it certainly doesn’t have to cost a lot either.
There are so many things you can do to unwind (go for a walk, read a book, take a bath) but aromatherapy is a great way to relax for sure (especially when used at the same time as other de-stressing techniques!). We all know that scents have a tendency to take us back to a certain time or memory, but that’s not all that they are good for; scents also have many health benefits as well.
So, whether you’re a newcomer to aromatherapy or an expert looking for new information and different scents, keep reading… Because we’ve put together a list of the six best scents that will help you to relax and unwind! And, with these scents infused into a variety of products – from candles to bath salts, reed diffusers to shower gels – you’ll be able to find a new scent in a form that’s perfect for you too.
Lavender is one of the most popular ‘relaxing’ scents and it is most commonly used in aromatherapy. This fragrance oil has so many calming properties and it can help calm the mind and body almost instantly. Lavender has been found to be effective in reducing anxiety, and dealing with disturbed sleep, agitation, nervousness and depressive symptoms. Whether you’re stressed from work or need to recharge your batteries after a busy weekend, lavender will help you calm down, relax and unwind straight away.