Life has been coming on too strong lately. Capitalism is getting wickeder, outside’s getting hotter, and it only makes sense that you find ways to relax and recharge when you finally get home each day. 

We suggest you start with these products.


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A diffuser with your favourite scent is the first step to take to shake all the stress away. The scent will trigger the happy chemicals in your brain, and before you know it, all the rubbish you went through would be a thing of the past.

Body wash 

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You’ve had a long day outside, so why remain in all that sweat and dirt when you can take a shower, wash it all off, and feel and smell brand-new?


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After taking a shower, you’ll need that brand-new smell to stick, and what better way to do that than with your roll-on? Extra points if you use the Nivea pearl & beauty, because you’ll smell great and also look out for your under-arms.


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This one’s specifically so you don’t look like what adulting is showing you. Continue living your soft life, or at least, look like you are.


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Don’t save it for when you want to leave the house. Spray the Nivea pearl and beauty anti-perspirant after you take a shower, and you’ll smell fresh when you wake up. Your under-arms will look great too.

Fragrance oils 

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If you want to wake up and still smell like a flower garden, then make sure you use a fragrance oil just before you go to bed. You’ll wake up smelling great, feeling refreshed and ready for the day ahead.



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