Men and women take on average 8 minutes in the shower and busy lifestyles = less time than ever for self-care, so small moments in the day and supercharged products can make all the difference.

Bring a bit of ‘me-time’ back and restore the balance in chaotic schedules with our pick of the best ingredients and products for a daily shower upgrade…


For a calming bedtime ritual

Making an extra effort to unwind before bed with relaxing essential oils such as lavender can help to ensure quality sleep. Indulge and inspire the senses with this relaxing blend of Lavender, Bergamot and Patchouli 100% natural pure essential oils. This vegan friendly and cruelty free wash gently cleanses without stripping the skin, creating a sense of calm for a long and peaceful night’s sleep.

Tisserand Aromatherapy Real Calm Bath & Shower Wash, £14, available from


A loving embrace away from the world

Immerse yourself in a sensory body experience with the Silence Rose Body Wash from Miller Harris. Take a moment to embrace your thoughts with the warm familiarity of Rose. With delicate rose petals, blackcurrant and sandalwood, you’ll lose yourself to the romance, while a lather, rich with coconut extracts, moisturising agents and vitamin E, leaves skin supple, fragranced, and irresistible to the touch.

Miller Harris Silence Rose Body Wash, £22 (300ml), available from


An exotic getaway for your senses

The exotic guava fruit is one of Mother Nature’s most dynamic, used for centuries due to its incredible properties and sensational scent. This bodywash is designed for everyday use and its indulgent aroma captures the passion of the tropics, alluring the senses while refreshing the body. Lather on body or hair and rinse for a summer holiday feel everyday.

DR ORGANIC Guava Bodywash £6.99 (250ml), available from


A skin soft shower soak

Nothing says summer quite like the smell of coconut. But more than just its delicious scent, coconut has a whole host of beauty benefits such as hydration, making it the perfect partner for your daily shower. The Faith in Nature Coconut Body Wash gently cleanses the skin anddoubles as a bubble bath for those days you have a bit more time to soak. It’s 99% natural derived, free from parabens and SLS and made with 100% natural fragrance, leaving skin soft, hydrated and smelling tantalisingly tropical. 

FAITH IN NATURE Coconut Body Wash £5.79 (400ML), available from


For fresh feeling each day

Give skin a quick detox with the benefits of clarifying lemongrass. Known for its antibacterial and toning properties, you’ll feel refreshed and ready to take on the day. Have the ultimate refillable experience with the Fiils Lemongrass Bodywash Refill. With 99% organic, natural ingredients, vegan and containing absolutely no nasties, these low-waste and no mess pouches are a great sustainable way to enjoy self-care and can be easily decanted into the brand’s signature aluminium refillable bottles. The bonus? Fiils will recycle your empties for free! 

Fiils Bodywash Refills £10 (400ml) / Fiils Aluminium Body Wash Bottle £6 (400ml), both available from

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