In a holi-daze? You’re not alone: 44 percent of women report feeling extra crunched this time of year, according to a study from the American Psychological Association. Lack of time, money concerns and pressure to get gifts all send stress levels soaring. Luckily, a mini oasis awaits you right in your own home—just follow this shed-your-stress plan.
Treat your skin to a moisture boost
Jergens Shea Butter Moisturizer
Taking two or three minutes to moisturize can have a huge impact on your skin. With a rich mix of pure African shea butter and vital nutrients, this lotion instantly transforms skin for three times more radiance. In fact, according to a Jergens clinical study, eight out of 10 women said their moisture surge lasted all day long.
Aveeno Positively Nourishing Comforting Whipped Soufflé
Calmed by a soothing scent? With this luxurious lotion, lasting moisture comes accompanied by an indulgent fragrance meant to comfort the senses. Cocoa and shea butters amp up Aveeno’s trademark Active Naturals Colloidal Oatmeal formula for skin that looks and feels especially healthy and radiant.
Aveeno Positively Nourishing Energizing Body Lotion
Fragranced with invigorating grapefruit and pomegranate, this lotion delivers a definite stress distraction and just might add pep to your step. Featuring Aveeno’s dermatologist-recommended Active Naturals Colloidal Oatmeal formula, it also locks in moisture all day.
Put the “ahh” in your shower
Herbal Essences Body Wash in Hello Hydration
Herbal Essences hair care fans will happily recognize its irresistible coconut scent. Lather up, breathe deep and turn your typical shower into a tropical getaway.
Simply Olay Simply Refresh Body Wash in Rainforest Flower
Love lather? It’s got two times the suds as the leading female body wash and has an amazing price. All it takes is a quarter-size amount, which can last you quite a while. Plus, the product’s formula, created with rainforest flower extract, offers a rich floral scent to give you a lift.
Erase the stress from your face
POND’S Luminous Finish BB+ Cream
Perk up tired-looking skin with this radiance-boosting cream whose special Tone Perfecting Complex provides natural-looking coverage while it fades away dark spots. SPF 15 also guards against UVA and UVB rays, known to cause skin damage even in the wintertime. Available in light and medium shades.
Simple Light Moisturizer SPF 15
Sensitive, stressed-out skin has met its match in this moisturizer. The oil-free blend of skin-loving ingredients and added vitamins is light enough to wear under makeup and packs the all-important bonus of UVA and UVB protection.
The best part about our stress-busting recommendations? They take just minutes to use when you weave them into your everyday routine. So you can enjoy “peace on earth” and peace of mind, despite the holiday madness outside.