Our Pick: 5 Massage Oils To Try
Whether you're giving yourself a little at-home hand or foot rub, or you're getting an extra set of hands to help you get to tough to reach spots, a good massage oil can elevate a mini rub and make it feel like a luxury.
Getting a massage is beneficial for the body in numerous ways. Among them are relieving some of the stress and tension in the body. And if you're giving or receiving a massage from a loved one, it can also help the two of you feel more connected.
Having a good oil for massage time makes the activity feel a little more loving, and soothing on the body. If you work remotely, you may especially find a good self-rub worth it at the end of your day. Try one of these oils to show yourself some extra care:
Chillhouse Have a Chill Night Body Oil
If you don't like how oils can be greasy on the skin, the Have a Chill Night Body Oil ($48) is the ideal answer to your concern. It's a dry oil, so it offers the slip and a relaxed rest without the oiliness. It's the ideal oil to incorporate into your nighttime regimen to promote a night of more restful sleep.
Sky Organics Vitamin E Oil
Promote healthier more radiant skin while also releasing those tense knots and building tension that you may be holding. The Vitamin E Oil ($14) is formulated with jojoba, which is a lightweight oil with antibacterial properties making it ideal for people prone to body acne.
JimmyJane Afterglow Massage Oil Candle
Espa Skincare Energising Body Oil
Sometimes you need a massage after a long day while other times, that midday hand rub is what you need to get you through the rest of the day. This Espa Energising Body Oil ($70) aims to get you over the hump in your day using aromatherapy to help stimulate you. Ingredients like peppermint and eucalyptus help to energize you for that gentle pick-up.
Kniepp Massage Oil
Lavender is touted for its soothing abilities. Rub some of this oil in or area of tension and feel yourself float into much-needed relaxation.