Self-Care Life Hacks: Sleep On It

Feeling anxious, stressed or stuck? It can seem impossible to get yourself out of an unpleasant headspace, but we’ve all been there - and we’ve picked up a few tips and tricks along the way. In this short series, we’ll explore a few self-care life hacks you can use when you’re feeling the need to unwind.


How many times have you been told that sleep is one of the most important things you can do to make yourself feel better? Since childhood, a nap (or a good eight hours) have been prescribed for bad moods and sick days, and every pamper blog out there hammers home the same point - beauty sleep is a real thing, and not many of us get enough of it. But nodding off can be easier said than done, so we’ve pulled together a sleep bundle to get you counting sheep tails instead of crows feet.

Scottish Fine Soaps La Paloma Luxurious Bath Soak Tin

Getting a good night’s sleep is all about preparation, and the best way to get your body ready for relaxation is an indulgent soak in the tub. Presented in a beautiful keepsake tin, La Paloma bath powder will plunge you into an opulent world full of fruity, floral and spicy scents - perfect for treating your mind and body to a calming, soothing sensory experience. Fill the bath to your dream temperature - we like it steamy - and add a generous amount of La Paloma’s bath powder. Light a candle, put on some relaxing music, and sink into a decadent self-care ritual that’ll have you yawning in no time.

Seascape Soothe Sleep Oil

After the bath, it’s time to take the scents of relaxation with you to your cosy bedroom, and keep your mind settled so you’re ready for eight hours between your sheets. Soothe Sleep Oil contains 100% natural essential oil of comforting Lavender oil, as well as 3 other fruit and flower essential oils to balance the mind. Our Soothe range is fragranced with pregnancy-safe essential oils, so apply to your wrists or beneath the chin, and let lavender lull you into a sleepy place.

L'Occitane Relaxing Pillow Mist

If you really want to ease your journey into the land of nod, a relaxing essential oil spray is known to be highly effective at creating a soothing sensation, conducive to a peaceful, relaxing night's sleep. Blending essential oils of lavender, bergamot, mandarin, sweet orange and geranium (all known for their relaxing properties) the L’Occitane Relaxing Pillow Mist can can be sprayed in your bedroom to create a calming atmosphere that promotes a feeling of peace and well-being, or directly onto your pillow so even if you’re tossing and turning, you’ll still be wrapped in a sweet blanket of sleep-promoting scents.


Sleep is crucial for our body and mind, so it’s time to start prioritising your bedtime ritual. Treat your body to a soothing bath, and your mind to a bouquet of relaxing and soporific scents, and you’ll be snoozing in no time.