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Kimberly Arnold is the Beauty Editor for Miss A. She is a Raleigh native studying Public Relations and Marketing at Campbell University. She is a true southerner at heart with city girl style. She is fascinated with all facets of the beauty industry: from conception to product development to marketing. She has makeup artistry experience working with several cosmetic giants such as Bobbi Brown and Estee Lauder. She hopes to one day take her artistry talents to the streets of New York City. She enjoys staying ahead of the trends to give her readers all the latest scoops, the hottest tips and tricks, and tutorials. Her biggest beauty tip is to never leave the house without lipstick and a smile.

Pamper Yourself With At Home Spa-Like Experience

After a long week of work, the best way to wind down and relax is by having a bubble bath.  Read on for our favorite beauty products that will help you de-stress and enjoy yourself.

(Photo Credit: Cire Trudon)

(Photo Credit: Cire Trudon)

Candles

Set the mood.  Light your favorite, soothing candle that will allow you to relax and reflect on the day.  It’s all about the ambiance and feng shui.

Cire Trudon candle in Trianon: $85.00

diptyque candle in Jasmine: $60.00

Archipelago Soy candle in Juniper Leaves: $24.50

(Photo Credit: Archipelago)

(Photo Credit: Archipelago)

Bubble Bath

What fun is a bath without some bubbles?  We love bubble bath products that will provide tons of suds with minimal amount of product.  Our top three picks are:

Archipelago Sugar Bubble Bath:$20.00

L’Occitane Lavendar Foaming Bath: $34.00

Lush “The Comforter” Bath Bomb: $10.95

(Photo Credit: LUSH)

(Photo Credit: LUSH)

Bath Soak

Some bubble baths offer hydration, but if you’d like to up the ante, we suggest using a bath product that will soften the skin.

Burt’s Bees Lemon & Vitamin E Bath Oil: $8.00

Dr. Hauschka, Rose Body Oil: $28.95

Lush “Dreamtime” Bath Melt: $6.25

Body Wash or Soap

Of course, this is a staple.  I mean you are bathing for a reason, right?  We suggest calmer, more subtle scents for body washes / soaps that will cleanse your body and also help to destress.

Burt’s Bees Honey & Shea Conditioning Body Bar: $5

100% Pure Lavendar Butter Soap: $6.00

Dr. Hauschka Rose Body Wash: $22.95

Bath Bombs

AS you’ll see below we are huge fans of Lush Bath Bombs, and for obvious reason.  Not only are their products as natural as possible, but their designs are adorable and add a little bit of personality to your average run of the mill bath.  The following bombs are great for relaxation and will be sure to tempt you to get right into bed after your bubble bath.

Lush “Twilight Bath Bomb”: $6.25

Lush “Golden Slumbers” Bath Bomb: $6.40

Lush “Ickle Baby Bot”: $3.95

(Photo Credit: LUSH)

(Photo Credit: LUSH)

Body Scrub

Pamper yourself with a gentle exfoliation that will leave your skin smooth and soft.

Archipelago Sugar Body Scrub: $35

Burt’s Bees Honey & Shea Sugar Scrub: $13

Lush “Ocean Salt”: $21.95-$35.95

Moisturizing Shampoo & Conditioner

It is important to give your hair the hydration it needs.  Lock in moisture with our favorite shampoo & conditioner picks.

Macadamia Natural Oil Rejuvenating Shamppo & Moisturizing Rinse: $12.00-$24.00

Lea Journo Hydra-Riche Hydrating Shampoo & Conditioner: $28.00

Unite Moisturizing Shampoo & Conditioner: $27.50-$29.95

(Photo Credit: Ulta)

(Photo Credit: Ulta)

Leave-In Conditioner

After you’ve rinsed your hair, using a leave-in conditioner will help to nourish the scalp and hair.

Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque: $33.00

Frederik Fekkai Advanced Essential Shea Ultra Rich Mask: $30.00

Carol’s Daughter Monoi Repairing Hair Mask: $32.00

Face Mask

While you wait for your leave in conditioner to hydrate, using a face mask will add that little touch of an at home spa experience.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask: $22.00

Michael Todd True Organics Pumpkin Mask: $34.00

Burt’s Bees Intense Hydration Treatment Mask: $18.00

(Photo Credit: Josie Maran)

(Photo Credit: Josie Maran)

Body Moisturizers

Now that you have had the bubble bath of your life, give your skin the luxe treatment it deserves with one of these ultra-hydrating body moisturizers.

Josie Maran Argan Balm: $42.00

Archipelago Sugar Lotion: $35.00

Coola Lotion Bar: $22.00

Now, enjoy and relax in your bubble bath experience.

Please note: The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to write it. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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