Finding a moment of zen isn’t easy. These self-care staples can help you fit some me time into your schedule.

By Lisa DeSantis
Updated October 31, 2019
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No matter how tranquil your space may be, finding a moment of zen at home isn’t easy. For those times when you need a few minutes to de-stress, detox, or simply gain some peace of mind, we tracked down the essentials you need to transform your personal space into an at-home spa. Whether you’re in the market for a soothing body wash, tension-relieving bath soak, or a refreshing eye mask, these six self-care staples can help you fit some me time into your schedule.

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When you can’t get to the spa, turn your home into one with this chic electric diffuser that doubles as an LED lamp. Fill the reservoir with water and add 10 drops of eucalyptus or lavender essential oil for instant calm. You can set it to run continuously for three hours or intermittently for six. A big plus: It’s super quiet.

To buy: $92; saje.com.

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Post-shower, smooth on the oil, then glide the beveled jade roller over your body to boost circulation and feel like you’re getting a massage.

To buy: $98; eskerbeauty.com.

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Add two cups of these flakes to a warm bath to soothe muscle tension and help you drift off to sleep a little more easily.

To buy: $14; amazon.com.

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4

Refresh puffy eyes with this peptide-infused gel mask. After 20 minutes, remove the mask and rub in excess serum.

To buy: $11; nordstrom.com.

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5

Upgrade your shower routine with this frothy body wash laced with white tea. It makes a nice shaving cream too.

To buy: $10; rituals.com.

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Almost as good as a professional scrub. Rub it on dry skin for a strong exfoliation or on wet skin for a gentler slough.

To buy: $44; sephora.com.