Just a few years ago, uttering the words ‘self-care’ around the dinner table was likely to elicit at-least one eye roll – but today, it’s a different story. Whether it's big-city burnout or the urge for a ‘cleaner’ lifestyle, it seems we’re more willing to make time for wellbeing.
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“As trust in modern medicine wavers, consumers are looking to ancient practices like mediation, Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, aromatherapy and crystal healing for solutions,” says Alexia Inge, founder of Cult Beauty. “These ancient methods are becoming increasingly intertwined with the beauty category – particularly as the wellness movement reaches fever pitch.”
Indeed, the rise and rise of ‘wellness’ in all its forms has spurred a flurry of ‘self-care’ products, from healing crystals and facial rollers to weighted blankets and, of course, CBDin all its iterations. As Inge tells us: “We’ve witnessed the emergence of entirely new ‘product breeds’.”
Whether your view on wellness looks more like a meditation session or a glass of red wine, you’re bound to be beguiled by the chicest new self-care boosters. Here, we’ve rounded up the best wellbeing products to treat yourself (or a loved one) to this season.
Grön Mint Tincture 500mg
A far cry from its murky beginnings, CBDhas now been harnessed in a wealth of premium wellbeing products. If you’re new to the world of hemp oils, this vegan-friendly (and sugar-free) tincture is a great place to start. It contains a low level of (non-psychoactive) CBD steeped in coconut oil and organic peppermint extract.
Whether you’re after better sleep, lower stress or menstrual pain relief, this may be just the tonic.