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The Self-Care Rituals With Olivia Todd

The Self-Care Rituals With Olivia Todd

“Never underestimate the time that you invest in yourself-5 minutes, 15 minutes, an hour. Every little bit helps to fill your cup back up.”

It’s a well-known fact that these days people are busier than ever. So, if you’re feeling stressed to the point of burnout, you are not alone. This month, I have been focusing on the importance of wellness and self-care and exploring ways to improve our mental and physical well-being.

Here are the latest treatments and products I’ve discovered that are perfect for bringing a well-deserved sense of calm and relaxation into your life and getting you into peak condition this autumn.

Olivia Todd Makeup Artist

The Pick-Me-Up Treatments

I’ve been looking at the facials that offer a blissful pick-me-up to give that immediate healthy glow, and provide long-term skin benefits. Luxuriate in these to wile away the hours for the ultimate R & R.

Elemis Superfood Pro-Radiance Facial

Elemis Superfood Pro-Radiance facial energises and detoxifies stressed, dull skin with a nutritional superfood boost. Leaving skin plumper, radiant and lit up with good health, it is the ultimate nourishment for the skin as it restores vital moisture and nutrient levels, maximises cell regeneration and brings oxygen to the skin cells.

Ku Nye Face Therapy at Sarah Barrett Salon

Sarah Barrett offers a healing therapy for damaged skin and exhausted souls which uses ancient organic Tibetan oil (sea buckthorn seed oil) containing a rare Omega 7 to strengthen cell walls, regenerate skin, improve circulation and balance core energy. A rosehip and honey scrub prepares skin for the sea buckthorn elixir, deep lymphatic drainage and acupressure with hot poultices maximises penetration followed by a harmonising lavender and honey mask.

Visit https://sarahbarrettsalon.co.uk/spa/ for more information on treatments.

woman in white towel turban having elemis facial

Facial by Elemis

Skin Rejuvenation at The Secret Garden Clinic

The clinic offers a range of holistic skin rejuvenation treatments tailored to suit your specific requirements and perfect for revealing a radiant, smoother complexion and making you look and feel the best version of yourself. Just perfect for Autumn when skin starts to look dull and lacklustre. From chemical peels to micro-needling and ‘non-surgical facelifts’, there really is so much to choose from to ensure you leave with your skin feeling truly revitalised.

Sarah Chapman Skinesis Luxury Bespoke Facial, Lime Wood Hotel New Forest

This glow-giving facial uses signature gymnastics and lifting massage techniques with a thorough cleansing and prescriptive, results-driven formulas. The famed facial promises glowing skin and a boost in youthful radiance. The facial will certainly leave you feeling relaxed, yet revitalised and ready to take on the week.  Plus, you can enjoy the beautiful Lime Wood Hotel’s spa too which alone is the perfect forest retreat. Find out more here

Self-Care at Lime Wood's Herb House Spa, New Forest

Lime Wood’s Herb House Spa, New Forest

The Ultimate Calm Skincare Products

Scent to De-Stress

I am loving the “Scent to De-Stress” range by Neom Organics.  The Ultimate Calm Face Oil is a product that is perfect for giving your skin a treat in the comfort of your home. Imagine a 100% naturally fragranced face oil that leaves your skin deeply hydrated. The ingredients are nourishing and hydrating avocado oil, pomegranate seed oil, sunflower seed oil, plus skin-loving almond oil. To help you relax the fragrance includes lavender, geranium and rose and helps to reduce irritation, redness and congested skin.

Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

It’s important to get your beauty sleep. If you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night and regularly having interrupted sleep, grab a bottle of This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray,  it’s a sleep-inducing delicious blend of chamomile, lavender and vetiver and a spritz over your pillow before you go to bed will see you through until morning.

The perfect self-care product. This Works - Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

The perfect self-care product. This Works – Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

Mio Liquid Yoga Bath Soak

Been on your feet all day? Treat yourself to a dip in a bath with Mio Liquid Yoga Bath Soak. Mineral salts, herbs and arnica unravel tight, knotted muscles whilst the uplifting scent os spearmint combats stress and helps you to truly relax and breathe easy. Absolutely no yoga mat or downward dog required here!

Wellbeing from The Inside Out

Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer holds targeted workshops at Lime Wood Hotel, New Forest giving guests the opportunity to really nurture their well-being and feel their absolute best.

Amelia Freer

Amelia Freer

Amelia believes that food can be a very powerful tool for well-being and her purpose is to help others enjoy the many benefits of nutritious food. Visit www.limewoodhotel.co.uk for more information on her well-being workshops and cookery classes.