A Relaxing Evening With Irish at Heart

Life is sometimes so busy that we forget to stop and appreciate the small moments of beauty that can bring so much peace for days to come. When’s the last time you simply gazed at the moon and allowed yourself the time to be mesmerised by the way it lights up the night sky?

 

For those of you who are interested in astrology, you will know that the moon plays almost as big a part in our horoscopes as the sun itself, and comes with its very own signs which are just as insightful as your classic zodiac. The sun sign tells us where the sun was at the moment of your birth, and is said to determine your persona and drive. However, astrologers also track the moon’s position when we came into the world – and it is said to be insightful of a person’s emotional being,

Just like the moon itself, the moon sign indicates the part of you that works in the background; that comes out when it's alone and, just sometimes, can be overshadowed by the blinding light of our outward personas. As our October box is themed 'An Ghealach' (The Moon), this very special relaxation box is the perfect accompaniment to help you reengage with this inner-self, as you take some time to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

With an RRP of $76.50, our Relaxation Box is on very special offer at just $40, and has everything you need for an evening of me-time. So, with An Ghealach as your guide, pick an evening for some therapeutic indulgence straight from the Emerald Isle.

 

Lavender Heart Shaped Bath Bomb by Organicules

What better way to kickstart your relaxing evening than by drawing out a long hot bath in which you can immerse yourself and soothe your bones, muscles, and mind.

 

Pop a little luxury into the mix with this gorgeous wee lavender heart bath bomb, which will infuse your toasty water with calming aromas and blissful nourishment. Organicules from West Cork specialise in organic skincare, and this little purple treasure is sure to leave your body feeling pampered and nurtured, as you inhale the heavenly scent right into the dark corners of your mind – allowing it to flush out those tense thoughts and negative energy.

 

 

“I Feel Lucky” Clover Scented Jam Jar Style Irish Candle

Just like the moon lends its peaceful glow to the night sky, your relaxing evening deserves to be shrouded in a special kind of light to set it apart from the everyday.

So, before you dip your toe into that lapping lavender tub, take a moment to light your Clover scented candle, and fill the room with the aromas of green meadows, jasmine and rose – as you are transported to the peaceful, rolling hills of County Down.

 

 

FieldDay make it their mission to bottle up the extraordinary scents of the Emerald Isle, and I find this one particularly reminiscent of the things I love most about my lovely land. Now with these beautifully fresh scents mingling with the inviting perfume of the bathtub, and the flickering candlelight glancing peacefully off the surface of the warm water – I would say the scene is set for a soothing soak.

 

 

Nourishing and Detoxifying Seaweed Face & Body Oil from Wild Irish Seaweeds

Of course, all good things must come to an end, and at some point the cosy waters are going to start to trickle towards the cooler side of lukewarm meaning that, alas, it is time to tiptoe those pruned toes onto the bath mat, and dry yourself off. However, hopefully you’ll do so leaving behind some of the worries that you got in with, allowing you to drain them away with the lavender scented bathwater.

 

To really prolong that soothed and pampered sensation, lather your face and body with some Nourishing and Detoxifying Seaweed Oil, which will reinvigorate your skin with an infusion of Wild Atlantic Kelp and calming coconut oil.

Wild Irish Seaweeds hand harvest all of their key ingredients from the shores of County Clare, and each of their products delivers a real essence of Ireland’s west coast. The face and body oil will leave your skin feeling supple and cared for, locking in the relaxation for days to come.

 

Suki Tea Makers - Apple Loves Mint Tea

Now that you’ve been well and truly pampered, it’s time to don a cosy dressing gown and snuggle up with your preferred method of relaxing entertainment – whether that comes in the form of a favourite movie, a thrilling book, or simply listening to music.

 

For the perfect accompaniment to any of the above, brew up a steaming sip of serenity, with one of the most visually appetising cuppas in all of Ireland. Suki Tea Makers in Belfast have outdone themselves with this pretty little package of “Apple Loves Mint”. The sweet taste of apple prevails through this tea adventure, layered with chunks of papaya, delicate baby rosebuds and a revitalising tang of mint. The award-winning infusion is packed full of flavour, with none of the caffeine – leaving you feeling naturally refreshed and relaxed with each sip.

If you’ve picked a night on which the moon is shining brightly, why not bask in your post-pamper glow by the window, as you let the light of An ghealach fall across your face – reminding yourself that it pays to take an evening to yourself.

 

What's Inside?

Each month we choose a wonderful theme to base our product curation around.

Whether it's Dublin, The Wild Atlantic Way or St Patrick's Day, we strive for every box to have something wonderful to wear, a gift to share, a treat to eat and a treasure to live in your home.

Every month we work with fantastic small Irish businesses; so no matter where you are in the world, you're helping Ireland!

Airmid Skincare Beeswax Moisturiser Lotion & Luxury Perfume Oil

Of course, it’s very easy to tell people to take a bit of me-time – but I know myself all too well that these precious evenings of pampering are few and far between. Time is a luxury all on its own!

 

 

So, if you find yourself in need of a bit of R&R but are against the clock, the final gift in our Relaxation Box will help you to unwind in no time. The Airmid Skincare Beeswax Moisturiser Lotion comes in a pretty flower shaped bar which will melt into your skin under warm water, turning your shower into a luxurious spa experience.

Crafted from Irish beeswax, healing ylang-ylang and with a tantalising scent of sweet orange, it’s got all you need to revitalise your skin and prepare yourself for the day ahead. It even comes with a lovely little bottle of perfume oil, so you can dab on a little relaxation reinforcement whenever you need it.

 

Doesn’t that sound like an evening of pure bliss? What is your favourite way to relax and unwind? Let me know in the comments below what you would add, if anything, to the tranquil twilight above.

 

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