From The Straits Times    |

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We are all too familiar with the feeling of having constant deadlines, endless to-do lists and daily responsibilities. While stress is inevitable, there are subtle ways available for you to feel better. When you are in need of a pick-me-up, here are some beauty products that will keep you calm and collected at all times.


Laneige water sleeping mask (lavender), $42

This buttery soft mask melts into your skin and replenishes it while you are asleep. You can expect to wake up with softer and dewier skin in the morning. Made with lavender that will relax your mind, putting this mask on will feel like you’re at a spa. 


Slip pure silk pillowcase, US$79 (queen-size) and US$99 (king-size)

This pillowcase might cost more than the night creams you slather on your face, but trust us when we say it’s worth every penny. Made up of pure silk, this luxurious pillowcase helps prevent to reduce friction and pressure on the face which in turn diminishes wrinkles on your face, and promote a more restfull sleep overall. Bonus: unlike its cotton counterpart, a silk pillowcase wouldn’t cause split ends or strip your hair off essential oils.




Lush the big sleep jelly bomb, $15

A relaxing evening bath is the perfect aid to alleviate anxiety and soothe the nerves. Spike your bubble bath with this fuzzy bomb that turns water into turquoise and blue swirls. This bath bomb allows you to pamper your skin with its chamomile and evoke a sense of calmness with its blend of lavender and tonko.


Wild Products essential oil sleep easy blend, $22

This concoction of orange sweet, lavender maillette, petitgrain, chamomile roman and sandalwood is made specifically to evaporate the stresses that a hectic lifestyle can cause before bedtime and help you to wake up feeling more refreshed. If you are tired of feeling tired all the time, here are some tips that will help you to boost your energy level. With a vaporiser or burner, you can let the rich aroma of this essential oil emanate in the room at bedtime.


This Works baby sleep pillow spray, $37

This potent blend of ho wood, lavender, parchouli and vetivert oil smells like you’re about to get a massage! You can spritz this formula on your pillowcase to calm your mind and soothe your nerves. Because it is in a convenient spray bottle formula, you can take it around with you when you travel and catch some z’s when you’re on the plane or in the hotel room.