As much as everyone tried to get away for vacation this summer, after almost two years of isolation, it has been a difficult time for travel: plane delays, canceled flights, lost luggage, mounting gas prices, sour vacation rental fees, and now new fears of monkeypox and polio. What is the vacationer to do? Stay home, stay safe, and treat yourself to some luxuries that will make you feel as though you’re vacationing at the most posh hotel or resort in the world – right from the comfort of your own home.
I have always loved L’Occitane products, especially the lavender foaming bath and hand cream. Now L’Occitane has brought out the new Immortelle Precious Enriched Emulsion with antioxidants that target early signs of aging. The scent and feel on my skin makes me think I’m having a facial at a posh spa. The company claims that 93% say fine lines appear less visible after 2 weeks; 95% find pores less visible after 2 weeks; and 97% say skin feels smooth, pore less, and plumped all day long after 2 months The Immortelle Precious Collection is named after the super flower Immortelle, renowned for its vibrant yellow hue that never fades (even after being picked).
Tired of your old PJ’s? Some resorts in Asia lend guests silk pajamas, but as you’re not about to take the long plane trip, instead opt for CoolRevolution, buttery sleepwear, available stateside. These PJs will help you sleep cooler, and the pieces are so stylish you can wear them during the day as well. The fabric, a blend of bamboo and cotton (and naturally temperature-regulating) is also sweat wicking, anti-bacterial and has sun protection (speaking of which, they also make ideal beach coverups). Unlike most sleepwear made of heat-trapping polyester, CoolRevolution clothing is made of breathable fibers, so even if you sweat, it doesn’t hold in heat or the stench, and you can feel confident wearing the same T-shirt for multiple days. Try sleep pants, shorts, capris, or nightshirts.
It’s one thing to have comfy PJs, but without a good pillow, you’ll never get to sleep. Poor support can lead to neck pain, migraines, grumpiness, and exhaustion. The correct pillow, you sleep better and we all need good uninterrupted sleep. The Dosage, designed by ergonomists, is premium memory foam with spinal alignment. It’s naturally cooling with anti-microbial fabric and no-pressure support. Best, it’s durable and won’t fall flat the way many other pillows do. Free shipping. 60 Night Sleep Trial and a three-year warranty.
Get Rid of Nausea and Stress
Most people think motion sickness bracelets are for voyages over rough seas. Not all. Blisslets’ Bracelets are designed to address nausea’s distress due to motion sickness, pregnancy, digestive health, and regular nausea due to periods, stress, or anxiety. You don’t have to be on a ship to feel nauseous. You can feel out of sorts in your own home. Plus, these bracelets (which come in small, medium, and large) look so good you can wear them as jewelry outside the house.
Nuts About Nuts
There’s no hotel mini bar in your bedroom, but this means you’re free to buy your own snacks either as a pick-me-up or as a treat to be enjoyed while watching your favorite TV show. Delicious and crunchy, the award-winning Santé Nuts are the perfect crunchy addition to charcuterie boards, gift baskets, and holiday dishes. Santé Nuts products (a woman-founded, family-run company) are made with simple, high-quality ingredients in Santa Clara, California. The nuts contain thoughtfully balanced spices and a touch of real sugar but not overly sweet candied. The nuts come in all flavors. Why not try a variety pack of candied walnuts, candied pecans, sweet and spicy pecans, and cocoa almonds.
Bake Me a Wish
Can’t sleep? Not to worry. It’s never too early to start thinking about the holidays. Or, forget the holidays and just order some decadent bakery boxes including a delicious selection of cookies and brownies from the Wonderland Bakery Box, the Supreme Cookie Tower, or the Yuletide Bakery Box. All three come from BakeMeAWish.com, the leading national online gourmet gifting company. Delivery is guaranteed next day, and five percent of all sales go to support Bake Me A Wish! Cares.
So who cares if you can’t get away for a fall vacation? Enjoy the luxury of a home vacation without ever having to pack or travel.