DIY beautyByredo Rose Water Candle, $110

Set the mood with the cult Swedish label’s hand-poured candles that feature mouth-blown glass and a cotton wick. Decor-worthy enough for the festive season, this limited edition holiday candle instantly imparts a relaxing vibe with its floral notes of Bulgarian rose, geranium and rose absolute. Inhale deeply for full effect.

Chanel No. 5 Gold Fragments, $165

Elevate your moisturising routine with this luxurious body gel by the house of double Cs, infused with the brand’s iconic, intoxicating and feminine No. 5 fragrance – and a subtle gold shimmer.

Fresh Picture Perfect Mask Set, $88

For the festive period, The brand’s cult masks – Rose Face, Umbrian Clay Purifying and Black Tea Instant Perfecting – come in illustrated packaging that’s designed to be coloured in (yes, pencils are included). The idea: Bide your time mindfully, and relieve some stress while waiting for the masks to dry off. How novel and fun – a luxury for any working woman.

The Body Shop Spa Of The World French Grape Seed Scrub, $55.90

Sometimes, you just need to scrub off the day’s stresses to emerge with renewed focus. Made with organic sugar from Paraguay, and French grape seed powder, this exfoliates and stimulates circulation efficiently for baby-soft skin.

Crabtree & Evelyn Exfoliating Massage Bar, $15

Your daily shower can feel like a spa session with smart add-ons, such as this marine-blend soap bar with a specially nubbed surface to mimic the effect of a massage device.

Crabtree & Evelyn Effervescent Bath Tablets, $25 for five, and Sephora Winter Wonderland 3 Fizzing Snowballs, $10

At home, few things are more relaxing than a luxuriating bathtub session, and fizzy bath balls and tablets get you there. These also relax sore muscles, thanks to the mineral content.

This story first appeared in Female’s December 2017 issue.

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