Sourced from the mineral deposit on Mt Yakedake in the northern part of the Japanese Alps, this mineral-rich powder is 100% all-natural and as nourishing as it is stress-relieving. With a low alkali base, it shouldn’t throw your body’s pH, and also won’t stain your tub. Simply mix two tablespoons of the powder into a tub full of water and mix until it’s dissolved.
Conceptualized by the team behind Y7, WAVE aims to make meditation more accessible. The WAVE Kit comes with a bolster (essentially a body pillow), headphones, a stand and a 30-day free trial of their streaming service—it’s $9.99 a month after the trial period ends. Original songs, voiceover tracks and ambient noise comprise the library and each lasts no longer than 15 minutes. Simply queue up a track, rest your body on the pillow, and listen along as an instructor dictates your breathing and vibrations (coming from the bolster) ease the body and emphasize moments of silence. WAVE demands your full attention and retains it long enough to pull you away from IRL demands.
Filled with 13 peptides, actives and antioxidants, Mad Hippie’s face cream comes in a travel-friendly 30ml bottle and combats signs of aging while offering hydration. The cream is gentle on sensitive skin and free from parabens, petrochemicals, phtalates, synthetic dyes and fragrances. Coconut and argan oil add a rich texture, contributing to the feeling of nourishment.
Made from 100% organic cotton, Coyuchi’s Cloud Loom towels are produced by sustainable practices (avoiding pesticides and with less water). The ultra-absorbent fabric stays soft through countless uses and remains lightweight even when wet. This luxuriously cozy set is comprised of two bath towels, two hand towels and two washcloths.
Boasting a wide range of wellness properties—from promoting digestive and skin health to offering sore throat relief—raw Mānuka honey is an upgrade on regular supermarket versions. This rare, New Zealand-harvested iteration contains 850+mg of Methylglyoxal, a medicinal level that purportedly confers “active enzymes and health properties.”
With both Spilanthes extract (aka the “toothache” plant, which is a detoxifying agent) and CBD, Pure Kana’s toothpicks offer almost an hour of oral CBD release—or 25mg per pick. There’s also a citrusy flavor that invokes the salivary glands and increases absorption. Whether they act as part of a garnish for an elegant cannabis cocktail or are used on their own, these toothpicks deliver a calming experience that should be felt within 20 minutes.
Crafted from a blend of nootropics, adaptogens and botanics, Kin Euphoric’s High Rhode is bottled bliss. Inside, there are eight servings, each meant to be prepared over ice, and then topped with soda and served with lime. Notes of Hibiscus, gentian and licorice are most noticeable on the palate. There’s no alcohol inside the euphoric, but it “helps to calm the body’s response to stress and supports the brain’s neurotransmitters for a bliss you can feel.”
Made from ingredients that are entirely biodegradable—and sustainably and ethically harvested and produced—Bathing Culture’s soap is kind to both the planet and skin. Crafted using saponified organic coconut, olive and sunflower oils, citric acid, aloe vera and shea butter, it’s rich and nourishing and lathers up beautifully. Thanks to essential oils (all wild-harvested and organic) it smells fresh and a little citrusy. The bottle itself is made from 100% recycled materials that were collected from curbs throughout California.
Elements is a line of tonics that are made to help with energy, calmness and focus. Our favorite, Vitality, proves to be a caffeine-free boost for early morning workouts or end of day events. Using adaptogens (in this instance, clinically-tested doses), the tonic balances hormones and inspires energy, courtesy of ginseng and rhodiola. It has a deep, almost orange-like flavor and just three full droppers are intended to be mixed with a full glass of water.
With a sugarcane-based alcohol foundation and top notes of rosehip seed, jojoba and Italian bergamia oil, Noshinku’s bergamot hand sanitizer refreshes with each spritz. Unlike other hand sanitizers, it’s neither a gloopy gel nor chemically scented; rather it’s a light spray that smells almost like a perfume. Further, a slender, credit card-like design houses the liquid and makes it more portable than most.
With a pleasant aroma of organic eucalyptus and lavender, Beam’s “The Fixer” salve is soothing for muscular aches and pains—and for the mind. The one-ounce jar comes packed with 500mg of organic pharmaceutical-grade, full-spectrum CBD oil, beeswax and medium-chain triglycerides—the latter two give your skin an unmistakable softness.
The benefits of magnesium are seemingly countless, but it’s certainly vital for high quality of sleep. The Nue Co’s Magnesium Ease Spray offers a blend of magnesium chloride, lavender and arnica oil for a tingling potion that combines aromatherapy and science. While the lavender has a calming effect, the magnesium (boosted with arnica in this formula) helps ease physical tension. Simply spray a few pumps onto clean, dry skin and massage gently.
From Japanese designer Makiko Yoshida and the team at h concept, this three-inch diameter stress ball is a kooky way to ease tension. Complete with the moon’s face, the ball morphs into various facial expressions as you squeeze it. Equal parts weird and cute, it’s a welcome distraction for busy minds of all ages.
A delicate blend of grape seed, jojoba, clary sage, peppermint and tea tree oils, this potion is made specifically for pubic skin and hair—but can, of course, be used for facial hair too. Made to nourish flesh that’s often irritated by various modes of hair removal, the oil is super-gentle (as well as being dermatologically and gynecologically tested) but still effective. This blend also won’t stain, so your favorite underwear is safe.
Just the right amount of smoky and floral, Istros Aromatique delicately fragrances a room, without being overwhelming. With pink pepper, lavender and tobacco, the scent is earthy but floral, invigorating and soothing. The 100ml bottle will last a good while, and the design is sophisticated enough not to hide away in bathroom cupboards.
With 250mg of hemp extract, this salve is infused with a cannabinoid and terpene, designed to relieve sore muscles and inflammation. The texture is smooth but not greasy and instantly soothes abrasions or points of irritation. Subtle notes of sage, sandalwood, peppermint and coconut balance out the hemp and herbal scents—making for a delightful fragrance.