Building a Self-Love Routine

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While the first month of 2022 is long gone, and some resolutions may have fallen to the wayside already, there is no reason to stress. This year, we are focusing on the habits and routines that are most beneficial to us. We believe that every day is a renewed opportunity to complete our resolutions; who says we must set resolutions only at the beginning of the year? Let us focus more on taking care of ourselves year-round and regularly implementing healthy routines into our daily lives in the form of self-love. To make this happen, we must pay attention to our bodies and what they tell us. Being in tune with our needs, we can understand what it is that we need at a particular time by taking a step back and asking ourselves what we can do to better nurture ourselves. This year, we want our guests to feel empowered and inspired to take better care of themselves whether it is at home or when they visit any of our salons & spas.

HOW TO BUILD A SELF-LOVE ROUTINE

What is a self-love routine? A self-love routine are small habits in our daily lives that we incorporate to make sure we are regularly taking care of ourselves by addressing our emotional, physical, and spiritual needs. This can take the form of regular meditation practice, regular grooming rituals, exercising, healthy eating and so much more. By building a self-love routine, you can assure that you are taking care of your body and avoid feelings of extreme stress or exhaustion, especially as life gets busier and our calendars start filling up with appointments and social outings, demanding our attention and energy, pulling us in different directions. A lot of the time we wait until something is wrong with our bodies to start caring for them. With all the events of the past two years, we must remember to practice kindness and self-compassion with ourselves as well as each other. We believe that we all deserve better, and we should thank our bodies for everything they do.

Taking some time aside regularly to journal or meditate to check in with your emotions is important to staying mindful of your body’s needs and your state of mind. We recommend keeping a journal of how you are feeling and tracking your emotions regularly, especially during emotionally charged times. This journal can take the form of a stream of consciousness writing for a certain amount of time or setting a prompt for yourself at the start of each writing exercise. A good question to ask yourself is “How am I feeling at this very moment?” or “Why am I feeling the way that I am feeling at this moment?” as well. Being honest with yourself and your emotions is key to effectively incorporating this self-love habit into your routine.

What is a self-love routine? A self-love routine are small habits in our daily lives that we incorporate to make sure we are regularly taking care of ourselves by addressing our emotional, physical, and spiritual needs. This can take the form of regular meditation practice, regular grooming rituals, exercising, healthy eating and so much more. By building a self-love routine, you can assure that you are taking care of your body and avoid feelings of extreme stress or exhaustion, especially as life gets busier and our calendars start filling up with appointments and social outings, demanding our attention and energy, pulling us in different directions. A lot of the time we wait until something is wrong with our bodies to start caring for them. With all the events of the past two years, we must remember to practice kindness and self-compassion with ourselves as well as each other. We believe that we all deserve better, and we should thank our bodies for everything they do.

Taking some time aside regularly to journal or meditate to check in with your emotions is important to staying mindful of your body’s needs and your state of mind. We recommend keeping a journal of how you are feeling and tracking your emotions regularly, especially during emotionally charged times. This journal can take the form of a stream of consciousness writing for a certain amount of time or setting a prompt for yourself at the start of each writing exercise. A good question to ask yourself is “How am I feeling at this very moment?” or “Why am I feeling the way that I am feeling at this moment?” as well. Being honest with yourself and your emotions is key to effectively incorporating this self-love habit into your routine.

Practicing gratitude is also an effective habit that helps build a healthier relationship with ourselves and ensures that we are taking care of our bodies by focusing on what we are happy for having in our lives (the positive) and not what we lack (the negative). Taking some time every day to be grateful for many of the things that we take for granted has been proven to increase overall well-being and promote a sense of relaxation by regularly incorporating this habit into your self-love routine.

Aside from these habits, there are also others you can incorporate in your life to take care of your body, including some of our salon and spa services to be the best version of yourself. If the hustle and bustle of life does not allow you to practice any of these habits regularly, make sure to book your appointments and set that time aside for yourself. It is the perfect time to practice gratitude, meditate and just allow yourself to breathe freely with the guidance of our team members. Whether you prefer to incorporate these Aveda products and services at home, or regularly visiting your favorite Neroli Salon & Spa location, we are sure you will find a service that will help you reach your wellness goals and address your body’s needs this year in conjunction with other self-love habits.

Our therapeutic (deep) massage is a service that incorporates slow, thoughtful, and deeply penetrating movement along locked or tense muscles. The combination of heat compresses and the massaging movements along deep tissue also help increase your flexibility and eases the general feeling of tension that you might be experiencing. This service is highly personalized, and you can target areas in need of relief during your reservation to ensure you are receiving the relief you need. The service is completed with tingsha bells, a sensory experience, and breath work that your service provider guides you through to ensure that you reach an absolute state of calm.

This will be a service that you will excitedly await every time you book an appointment. If you perform regular physical activities, we encourage booking a series of sessions to ensure you get your appointments with enough time as some service providers are booked out months in advance.

Our therapeutic (deep) massage is a service that incorporates slow, thoughtful, and deeply penetrating movement along locked or tense muscles. The combination of heat compresses and the massaging movements along deep tissue also help increase your flexibility and eases the general feeling of tension that you might be experiencing. This service is highly personalized, and you can target areas in need of relief during your reservation to ensure you are receiving the relief you need. The service is completed with tingsha bells, a sensory experience, and breath work that your service provider guides you through to ensure that you reach an absolute state of calm.

This will be a service that you will excitedly await every time you book an appointment. If you perform regular physical activities, we encourage booking a series of sessions to ensure you get your appointments with enough time as some service providers are booked out months in advance.

Our collection of Chakra Balancing services focuses on your body’s specific needs at the time of service. Your body’s chakra points are focal points used in meditation from where energy flows. As we carry on with our daily activities, our chakras can become unbalanced and result in many negative effects on our health and general well-being. These services awaken and stimulate your senses with an aromatic and balancing procedure that will help promote insight into your personal chakra energy journey and will help you better understand your state of mind. Try a combination of any of the Chakra Balancing services (manicure, pedicure, and massage) to connect deeply with yourself and your body’s chakras regularly throughout the year.

Less Stress, More Rest

Our Stress-Fix services can provide the feeling of relaxation and calm that you are looking forward to, especially if you are experiencing a stress-filled period in your life.During our Stress-Fix services, our team members infuse organic lavender, lavandin (lavender oil) and clary sage in your treatment, ingredients that have been clinically proven to reduce feelings of stress and promote that feeling of rest and relaxation that you are in search for. We currently offer the Stress-Fix body massage, the Stress-Fix manicure, and the Stress-Fix pedicure at our locations. Reserve your next appointment today or book a series of services to get ahead of those stressful times

At Home Self-Love

beautifying radiance polish

The Beautifying Radiance Polish is a terrific product that we recommend to our guests who want to have soft and supple skin year-round. This product’s mineral-rich salt crystal and their exfoliative properties reveal renewed skin and leave you with the softest skin you have experienced. Use it regularly at home whenever you want to feel refreshed and reinvigorated skin. Light your favorite candle, put on a playlist with your favorite songs and exfoliate away to discover glowing and beautifully soft skin. If you prefer the full spa experience, you can try the body polish or salt elixir body treatments at your go-to Neroli Spa locations.

botanical kinetics™ daily care for dry/normal skin

The Aveda Botanical Kinetics™ daily skincare is the perfect first step to take if you are looking to commit to a skincare routine that will get you cleaner-looking, healthier skin with simply three steps. The Botanical Kinetics™ daily care line consists of the Botanical Kinetics™ purifying creme cleanser, the Botanical Kinetics™ skin toning agent, and the Botanical Kinetics™ hydrating lotion; using all three products ensures that your skin is clean, toned, and properly hydrated which will make you and your skin feel fantastic. By setting aside no more than 5 minutes a day to take care of your skin, you will look your best at home and have beautiful skin year-round. This set is available for dry/normal skin and oily/combination skin.

Not ready to commit to any of these services yet? There are small steps you can take during your next visit to give yourself even just a little more self-love. Incorporate our paraffin wax hand treatment into your regular routine and make your hands feel replenished from the tip of your fingers all the way to your wrists. Using a technique that incorporates warm, melted paraffin wax, your hands will instantly feel soft and replenished. With the fluctuating weather this winter, it is prime time to take care of your hands and thank them for everything that they allow you to do the entire year.

If you’re unsure what services or products are right for you and your lifestyle to incorporate into your self-love routine, show yourself some love by gifting yourself a Neroli Salon & Spa gift card this Valentine’s Day. Your future self will definitely thank you!

Our Guest Services team is available every day to make product and service recommendations as well to help all of our guests with their reservations and gift card purchases via phone at 414.227.2888. You can also visit any of our locations to learn more about any of the services we offer, or the products that are right for you and your lifestyle with our Neroli consultants