Sometimes, you just need to buy a little something special. Maybe you had a bad day and need the pick me up. Maybe you had a fantastic day and want to celebrate yourself responsibly. Affordable luxuries are the kind of thing that you will use every day (or at least practical) but elevate the mundane into something rich. And we don’t mean rich like the amount of money, but something sumptous. Think of a special hand cream or a prettier version of something you never pay attention to.
Aesop’s sleek design made hand soaps and toiletries chic for the millennial generation. Their beautiful packaging and great smelling products are perfect for the minimalist design enthusiast. Marvin’s Toothpaste also falls under the cute bathroom stuff category. It might seem silly to spend $12 on toothpaste, but it’s so pretty you can leave it out on the counter.
Treating yourself to a nice glass of wine is great, but if you want to truly indulge then buying really nice tea. Leaves and Flowers Aged White Peony Tea is made in California and aged for 14 years. It is delicious in a way tea rarely is.
You can never have too many candles. Diptyque’s iconic branding is so pretty, you can use the glass long after the candle’s burnt out. Their Mimosa candle is a personal favorite. If you want to venture into something new, Boy Smells is a brand made in LA that is all over Instagram with their pretty pink packaging.
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