During stressful times like these, its good to find little ways to give ourselves pleasure. For cheap of course! Its especially good to give ourselves little luxuries to remind ourselves that we, as women are worthy and deserve the very best. For every woman a luxury may look different. One woman may like to read a good book, watch a Netflix movie or buy herself something pretty. Whatever your self-care preference, below are a few options for luxuries you can have on a night in, Covid-19 Edition.
-Chocolate Treats: Buy your favorite chocolate confections online or do take out from your favorite sweets shop, to allow for minimal person to person contact. Once you’ve bought them, savor them on an evening alone, and the fact that they belong only to you.
-Soak in a Hot Tub in the Dark: Fill your bathtub with essential oils, your favorite bubble bath or soap, and other ingredient such as flowers, etc. Dim the lights, light a candle and enjoy your own at home spa.
-Beauty Buys: Is there a brand of makeup or skincare you’ve been dying to try? Many cosmetic and skincare brands are now trying to or becoming more inclusive, so there’s something for everyone. Purchase an item for yourself online and have it shipped to your home. If you like it, this could be the beginning of beautiful friendship.
-Sexy Little Thing: What type of lingerie have you always been too scared to wear or try? Is there a brand you’ve been eyeing? Buy the daring lingerie you’ve always dreamed of (online, of course), and remind yourself what a sexy little thing you are!
-Sleeping Beauty: The cheapest option on this list! Take a long or short nap. Whatever you desire.
-Call a Friend: If you’ve been missing your girlfriends during this time, call them or set up a virtual call to catch up.
-Read a Book: For some, a quiet night at home with a book is all they need. But you don’t have a to buy a new book. Maybe there’s a book you haven’t finished or want to start reading.
-DIY Nail Salon: Give yourself a manicure and pedicure at home. In order to cut costs, why not look for fashion forward colors at your local grocery or drugstore? You can find quality nail polish anywhere.
-Tune out the Tech: Take a break from technology and see how you feel.
-Meditate: If you’re into yoga or other stress-free exercises, give meditation a try. With many examples online on how to get started, you’re sure to find something.
These are just a few examples of things you can do to have a relaxing evening. Whether you decide to give yourself a midnight luxury is up to you. Happy self-loving!