The phrase “self-care” is thrown around so much these days, it’s almost lost its meaning. But when it comes down to it, it’s actually a really important act. We have so much stress these days — from family, work, big world events — that it’s never been more important to take some serious me time. And while traveling to a tropical location so you can sip iced tea in the sun might not be in the cards right now, you can recreate that feeling with a staycation right at home. Or if you’re a bit extra in the best way possible, you can hit up a local hotel or bed and breakfast and make a weekend out of it without truly leaving your home base.

There are a handful of must-haves for every staycation. There are snacks, of course. Smuggle them into the hotel because the minibar will drain your bank account. Then there are the bath and body products, such as luxe-feeling bath salts and body oil for a long soak in the tub with a good book (or Netflix — no judgments.) You’ll need a bonnet or a silk pillowcase to keep your hair frizz-free and your skin free of creases. Finally, and most importantly, you’ll want to get your skincare routine together. This isn’t your everyday routine but one that’s just a little bit extra for that self-care moment. staycation self care self love

 

The NUDESKIN 4-step routine is the perfect way to get “un-ready” on that staycation. There’s a routine for every skin type that’ll ensure you’re cleansed, toned, exfoliated and hydrated. But even though this is a self-care night, that doesn’t mean you’re going to spend hours on your skin with a dozen steps and a million products that’ll cause you to go broke. Instead, you just need a few simple items for your healthiest, glowiest skin ever. Each was co-developed with leading Beverly Hills dermatologist, Dr. Jason Emer. We’ve got you covered.

Choose from two 4-step routines depending on your skin type. Almost everyone can use 4-STEP: CITRUS RENEW SET FOR MAKEUP but if you have more sensitive skin, go for 4-STEP: CITRUS RENEW SET FOR SENSITIVE SKIN instead. Each has four full-sized NUDESKIN skincare essentials to cleanse, tone, exfoliate and hydrate the skin packaged in a portable clear carrying case. All products are vegan and cruelty-free, as well as formulated without sulfates, phthalates, gluten, parabens, synthetic fragrances and alcohol.

staycation makeup melt

 

4-STEP: CITRUS RENEW SET FOR MAKEUP features the CITRUS CLEAN BALM & MAKE-UP MELT to cleanse and remove all traces of makeup, LEMON-AID DETOX & GLOW MICRO-PEEL to exfoliate and smooth, 5% CITRUS FRUIT & GLYCOLIC GLOW TONER to minimize pores and the appearance of fine lines, and CITRUS-C MASK & DAILY MOISTURIZER for all the brightness and hydration. (You can use it as a makeup primer, too!)

 

4-STEP: CITRUS RENEW SET FOR SENSITIVE SKIN contains all the same items except there’s a GENTLE HYDRA-GEL CLEANSER as the cleanser. This non-foaming, clean, water-based gel cleanser naturally removes makeup, clarifies skin and gently extracts impurities without any harsh surfactants, fragrances and chemicals.

staycation lip butter

 

While your skin is smooth, plump and hydrated, you can’t forget your lips. NUDESTIX ​​HYDRA-PEPTIDE LIP BUTTER is your final must-have for your staycation. This luxe lip balm uses juicy avocado butter, rich shea butter and peptides to nourish lips and leave skin soft, supple and hydrated. 

 

Now, you’re ready for a solo hang or night in with friends giving your mind and body the love it deserves.