Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you like this holiday or not, it’s a nice reminder to pamper yourself! I wanted to share a few things I plan on doing today – and that I like doing in general to treat myself ;)
Self Care Rituals
My all time favorite face mask is the Sisley Black Rose mask. 100% splurge worthy. I ran out of that one though, so I plan on using this Eve Lom radiance mask. It feels really good on, but it’s not nearly as moisturizing as the Sisley one feels if I’m being completely honest!
I start every morning with hot lemon water, then my signature green juice. The recipe is; celery, cucumber, fennel, broccoli, and 1/2 a green apple. If I can’t find fennel I use parsley and swiss chard.
After I shower, I put a drop of Vintner’s Daughter serum (another splurge worthy item that makes my skin glow and totally minimizes your pores so you feel more confident wearing less makeup.) I layer that with one of my face oils, and use the Clarisonic Firming Massage Head to de-puff my face.
I wait to put makeup on until I have to – so I often try to go 3-4 days a week without wearing anything. Tonight, Derek and I have plans to cook at home, so I won’t be doing a full face of makeup, but I still want to do a little something to look more awake! I’ll put on a bit of Cle de Beaute concealer, Armani foundation, Bobbi Brown bronzer, Charlotte Tilbury highlighter, Laura Mercier caviar eye stick, and Bobbi Brown mascara. This is my go-to everyday makeup routine that creates a really subtle, natural look.
I love taking a hot bath in the morning or right before I go out at night. I use epsom salt from Amazon (I buy it in bulk.) It’s the perfect way to get the magnesium we all need! I also love the Goop bath salts – particularly these 3 scents.
I like to be as comfortable as possible when I’m getting ready to go out, or working from home, so I wear either a terry cloth robe, Eberjey pajamas – or these Cuyana sweatpants that I just got from their new loungewear line. Seriously they’re my new favorite sweatpants. As a top, I’ll wear this cute grey Sol Angeles sweatshirt.
At the end of a long day, there’s nothing better than a goodnight sleep – and getting to bed early! I’m a total night owl (most creatives are!), but I love falling asleep before 10PM when I can. Bliss! I wear this silk eye mask every night, and sleep in Restoration Hardware linen sheets. Once you go linen, you won’t go back – trust me! I also love these sheets from The Citizenry.