What Skincare Is Best for Stress Relief?

What Skincare Is Best for Stress Relief?

Read our recommendations for the best skin and body products to help you unwind, relax, and reset.

Think Positive

Cognitive behavioral therapy suggests that the way in which we think influences our actions and feelings. In other words, positive thoughts and emotions can lift our spirits, while negative ones have the opposite effect. Laughter triggers the release of happy hormones into our bloodstream, which gives us that feel-good high, helping to counteract stress hormones that can build up throughout the day. Sport also helps to release positive endorphins, boosting your mood and relieving the body of negative stresses. The more often you trigger positive hormones, the better equipped you will be to cope with stressful periods, busy schedules, and the daily grind. What is more, the fact that you are feeling good will shine through in your rosy complexion and calm, composed facial expressions.

Taking the time to enjoy your skincare routines and care for your body and skin can help to trigger this positive response. Now more than ever, self-care is essential.

Unwind After A Long Day

Why not try the Susanne Kaufmann face masks as part of your regular skincare routine to help you unwind after a stressful day? The Moisturising Mask from Susanne Kaufmann uses hyaluronic acid to revitalise tired skin, the Susanne Kaufmann Calming Mask soothes irritated skin, and the Susanne Kaufmann Purifying Clay Mask draws out stress-related metabolic waste products and sebum from the deeper layers of the skin.

If you are looking to regain a sense of inner peace, a warm bath combined with calming fragrances can relieve stress. We recommend giving ylang-ylang and lavender a go. The Bath for the Senses from Susanne Kaufmann has an aphrodisiac effect, while leaving your skin feeling silky smooth and boosting the skin’s protective barrier. Breathe in, enjoy the fragrance, and breathe out. Take the time to practice some meditative breathing techniques while you relax.

Stress Relieving Skincare

If your stress levels are through the roof and your body is suffering from hyperacidity, a cleansing bath with Alkali Salts can help you to detox. Stress causes the cortisol levels in your blood to increase and stops your body from relaxing. This can have a knock-on effect on metabolism, digestion, and other cell functions. As a result, the acid-alkaline equilibrium is thrown off and you end up with an acidic environment. Baths containing alkali salts are the best way to quickly restore the balance.

The Detox Oil Scrub from Susanne Kaufmann can also speed up the elimination of stress-related pollutants. Gently massaging your legs in a circular motion (taking care to move from the bottom of the legs up) and using the same motion from your hands toward your heart will stimulate the lymphatic system and rid your skin of dead cells and particles.

Overnight Care

After applying the Detox Oil Scrub, your skin will be prepped to absorb rich, nourishing ingredients more efficiently. The Body Butter from Susanne Kaufmann acts like an invisible protective layer on the skin. The rich butter stops the skin from drying out in the areas that take the most strain and can get irritated easily, such as the shins.

Never underestimate the power of a good night’s sleep when it comes to your body and mind recovering. Many people struggle with this as they find themselves faced with a barrage of thoughts and worries when they get into bed. If that sounds familiar, we highly recommend the Susanne Kaufmann Pillow Spray. Its combination of lavender, orange, and lime helps you to switch off more quickly and fall into a state of deep relaxation.

Follow us on social media and let us know if these tips and tricks have worked for you! @susannekaufmann_

Shop This Story

Moisturising Mask

A rich mask developed with the finest botanical extracts to protect and deeply nourish the skin, replace lost moisture and improve skin elasticity. The mask is a must-have for all those whose skin is particularly parched, stressed or lacklustre.

Provides immediate and lasting moisture

Minimises wrinkles

Ensures a fresh complexion

Notify Me

face, mask

Moisturising Mask

Moisturising Mask

$68 - Sold Out

Select a size
Moisturising Mask
$68
Purifying Clay Mask

A deeply cleansing clay mask developed to reduce imperfections, soothe and hydrate the skin for a visibly clearer, calmer and brighter complexion. Perfect for skin prone to acne. With its hydrating properties, the mask is also suitable for dry skin.

Removes impurities

Minimises pores

Promotes the detoxification processes

View Details

face, mask

Purifying Clay Mask

Purifying Clay Mask

$68

Select a size
Purifying Clay Mask
$68
Previously named: Oil Bath for the Senses
Bath for the Senses

This product was previously known as Oil Bath for the Senses.
A luxurious bath soak developed to promote a deep sense of relaxation and wellbeing and melt away the pressures of the day. Skin is left soft and smooth.

Harmonising for the senses

Nourishing

Stops skin from drying out

View Details

body, bath

Bath for the Senses

Bath for the Senses

$36

Select a size
Bath for the Senses
$36
Previously named: Alkali Salt Deacidifying
Alkali Salts

This product was previously known as Alkali Salt deacidifying.
A reviving bath soak developed to replenish the skin’s natural pH levels and protect against dryness. The salts can be used as a balancing treatment for the whole body.

Restores pH balance

Releases blocked energy

Promotes the elimination of toxins

View Details

body, bath

Alkali Salts

Alkali Salts

$21

Select a size
Alkali Salts
$21
Body Butter

A deeply nourishing body butter enriched with shea butter, whey powder, beeswax, flower pollen and honey to restore moisture and leave skin velvety soft. The perfect way to keep skin in the best condition as an everyday skin perfector.

Exceptionally rich and nourishing

Quickly absorbed

Skin feels velvety soft

View Details

body, butter

Body Butter

Body Butter

$81

Select a size
Body Butter
$81
Previously named: Pillow Spray Calming
Calming Pillow Spray

This product was previously known as Pillow Spray calming.
A deeply calming pillow spray featuring a blend of pure essential oils to calm, promote relaxation and help to encourage a peaceful slumber.

Calming

Relieves stress and tension

Promotes sleep

View Details

home, pillow spray

Calming Pillow Spray

Calming Pillow Spray

$32

Select a size
Calming Pillow Spray
$32

Suggested Articles

What is Retinol and Why Do You Need This Ingredient in Your Skincare Routine
beauty advice
3 minute read

What is Retinol and Why Do You Need This Ingredient in Your Skincare Routine

Retinol, a form of vitamin A, is a real hero ingredient when it comes to skincare. With many benefits for the skin, it...

An Essential Guide To Men’s Skincare
beauty advice
7 minute read

An Essential Guide To Men’s Skincare

To ensure healthy and nourished skin, it is essential to incorporate skincare into your daily routine. Discover our fuss-free guide to men’s skincare...

What Ingredients Are Moisturising for My Skin?
beauty advice
2 minute read

What Ingredients Are Moisturising for My Skin?

Discover Susanne’s top list of ingredients to look out for to keep your skin soothed and moisturised this summer. At Susanne Kaufmann, our...

@SusanneKaufmann_