11 Beauty Products To Help Ease Stress and Anxiety

From bath oils to body butters, here are the things to try if you’re feeling frazzled

11 Beauty Products To Help Ease Stress and Anxiety

by Grazia |

With the unrelenting pace of modern-day life, it’s no surprise that we’re more stressed than ever before){:target=_blank :rel=noopener noreferrer} From a flurry of deadlines to just a quick glance at the news, there’s a whole host of daily struggles that can leave you feeling on edge. While you may not have considered your beauty regime to be the answer to your problems, there are some products than can help ease the tensions caused by everyday life.

As April is National Stress Awareness Month, it seems like a fitting time to investigate which products are useful if you’re struggling with stress, anxiety or even lack of sleep. While these are by no means a medical solution to those problems, they can help alleviate mild symptoms. Essential oils, for example, are renowned for their restorative properties as Luke Taylor, the master blender at Aromatherapy Associates explains: “Our memories are innately linked to our sense of smell. The feelings of nostalgia conjured from a fragrance can help people take a step back from any situation and relieve stress. So, when someone likes a fragrance, this instantly raises their mood and alleviate stress”.

From lavender-infused cleansing balms to calming candles, here are the best beauty products to help you feel a little bit more balanced.

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Lushu2019s Sleepy Face Naked Cleansing Balm, £4.95
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Lushu2019s Sleepy Face Naked Cleansing Balm, £4.95

The fair-trade cocoa butter and French lavender infused in this fast-acting balm prep your mind and skin for a night of undisturbed relaxation. It's also part of Lush's new 'Naked' range, which foregoes any plastic packaging.

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