Everyone loves a spa day. Part of self-care entails taking the time to step back from the flurry of daily life and using that time to unwind. But regular spa sessions can be a luxury we can't splurge on. And so we settle for the next best thing: spa skincare lines. No longer do we have to book a trip to that hotel or exotic location in order to avail of the stress-relieving services of the spa. Having some (or all) of these products in your arsenal will bring some of that calm-inducing quality into the comfort of your own home. Light a few candles, play some soft music, and indulge your senses in these spa skincare brands.
Whoever said you can’t buy happiness needs to check out Bliss, which is used in various Bliss Spas in the US such as Bliss Soho and Bliss Hollywood, with brances in Barcelona, Doha, and Hong Kong. Their motto: to achieve a higher state of happy. And achieve it, indeed. One of their bestsellers, the Mint Chip Mania mask, is like an ice cream treat for your face with soothing aloe vera, purifying bentonite clay, moisturising shea butter "chips", and cooling peppermint extract.
Caudalie is famous for its star ingredient: the humble grape. Having founded the first Vinotherapy spa right in the heart of the French wine region, Bordeaux, Caudalie harnesses the power of grape seed polyphenols, resveratrol, and viniferine to create youth-bringing products that stand the test of time. Their Vinoperfect Radiance Serum is a cult favourite for its powerful spot-lightening action using viniferine which is said to be 62 times more effective than vitamin C.
Combining skincare science with the chemistry of nature, Elemis is a leading luxury spa skincare brand founded and used at The House of Elemis in Mayfair, London. The brand uses biological actives to provide transformative results. Their Pro-Collagen Marine Cream is a firming day cream which contains SPF and gives the skin a healthy lit-from-within glow. Queen of IG’s glowing skin makeup trends, Katie Jane Hughes, considers herself a fan.
This California-born skincare line was born out of a desire to create luxurious, organic formulations that perform well as your typical go-to beauty products. They're offered in various spas in the California area, particularly the Rancho La Puerta in Baja, but you can definitely get them and enjoy their benefits at home. Their bases are made of an antioxidant, vitamin-rich botanical juice making them potent workers in improving skin condition. Juice Beauty has since garnered multiple awards.
“World’s Best Spa Brand” is quite a big claim but Natura Bisse is more than up for the challenge. Approved and recommended by the Forbes Travel Guide, this Barcelona brand that's present in so many locations, including The Village in the UK, is a pioneer in cosmetic research and innovation with its high-performing products. Its Diamond Glyco Extreme Peel is a home version of a diamond peel that instantly lifts and brightens skin in 15 minutes.
Founded in the spa capital, Budapest, Omorovicza's products are created in a Nobel Prize-winning lab. Its formulas are infused with the capital’s renowned thermal spring water, known for its restorative properties and mineral-rich black mud that deeply cleanses and purifies. Can't visit the main Omorovicza Boutique & Spa branch in Hungary? Take home its award-winning Queen of Hungary Mist. It's a purifying and hydrating neroli and rose-scented facial mist inspired by the world’s first perfume for Queen Elizabeth of Hungary to indulge in.
(Cover photo from: @bliss)