October 5, 2022

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World Mental Health Day: Beauty and fashion buys to soothe your mind and body

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In honour of World Mental Health Day, the Hot List has changed its name to the Happy List, as we round up our favourite feel-good products.

From scented candles to silk eye masks, this week’s list has all sorts of self-care goodies.

Plus there’s even a free app to help support you in finding a more positive mindset.

Dreamy Eyes Self-Heating Eye Mask

Mask is a sight for sore eyes

Self-heating eye masks are a game-changer when it comes to relieving tiredness, eye strain, anxiety, stress and headaches.

The Dreamy Eyes Self-Heating Eye Mask Jasmine is enriched with jasmine to help relieve and soothe tired eyes, still a busy mind and banish tension.

Buy it for £15 for five from Sensory Retreats

Westlab Recover Bath Salts

Relax, rewind after getting on the go

Whether you’ve been for a blustery walk or run a marathon, relax and replenish in a mineral-infused bath with Westlab’s Recover bathing salts.

The fragrant blend of eucalyptus, white willow and arnica magnesium-rich Epsom Salts will leave you revived.

Buy it for £2.99 from Westlab Salts

BeYou Monthly Patches

An all-natural pain reliever

BeYou champion women’s hormone health with their all-natural products.

The biodegradable and vegan Monthly Patches contain eucalyptus oil and peppermint-leaf menthol from peppermint leaves, which, between them, contain vasodilator, anti-inflammatory and powerful analgesic properties to help relieve period pains.

Buy it for £7.99 from BeYou

Good Rays Cannabis Seltzer

Drink in the rays

Sip a cold can of Good Rays Raspberry and Guava or Elderflower and Yuzu Cannabis Seltzer, and feel gently chilled while the hemp soothes inflammation and the vitamin D boosts immunity.

Buy it for £17.95 for six cans from Good Rays

Together Health Night Time supplement

Helping yourself go back in time

Good quality sleep can increase learning capacity, reduce stress and blood pressure, and increase memory power.

Together Health’s Night Time supplement influences your body clock. It contains forms of natural magnesium, premium hops and extract from the griffonia herb to help with sleep disorders.

Buy it for £12.99 from Together Health

Drift Off Bath and Shower Oil

Oil is the stuff of dreams

A luxurious and relaxing blend of mandarin, lavender and vetiver combine to create Drift Off Bath and Shower Oil. It’s a good night’s sleep in a bottle.

Buy it for £42 from Verdant Alchemy

Layers Of Love campaign

Throw your arms around this idea

Did you know a simple 15-second hug can help to completely change your mood? By releasing oxytocin, a cuddle can help to alter hormones, lower blood pressure and improve your overall wellbeing in a matter of moments.

River Island’s Layers Of Love campaign is partnering with mental health charities Mind and Place2Be this month by donating £2 for every winter coat sold until October 23 so you can have the warmest hug with friends.

Shop the collection at River Island

Total De-Stress Moodfix Mist

Take away the stress with this mist

Aromatherapy experts Tisserand’s Total Destress Moodfix Mist is an emergency life-saver when you’re feeling anxious.

The comforting blend of geranium, orange and nutmeg is designed to help you unwind and relax.

Buy it for £11 from Tisserand

The Little Can of Calm

Find your inner calm in a can

For a daily dose of mindfulness, the deluxe version of The Little Can Of Calm is the perfect solution.

It comprises 28 illustrated cards with an affirmation practice or mindfulness exercise, as well as a relaxing scented candle to give your senses a lift.

Buy it for £22 from Positive Self

Head Plan app

Get this in your head space

After the year we’ve all just been through, the free Head Plan app couldn’t have come at a better time.

The community space dedicated to positivity, inspiration, goal-setting and boosting your mindset will include guided meditations, workshops with qualified professionals and positive daily affirmations.

Download the Head Plan app for free

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