3 Ways to Pamper Yourself this Winter (+ claim your FREE personal care kit!)

Can you believe we're already half way through February? Between starting a new job, working outside the home, and planning a wedding, 2018 has been a blur so far. And to top it all off, G and I just celebrating my birthday / Valentine's Day / our 5-year anniversary—yes, they all fall within two days of each other. My life has been packed full of commuting, work obligations, birthday parties, meeting with vendors, and (yay!) wedding dress shopping.

Pampering myself in little ways has helped keep me sane this winter.

1. Head to the salon.

I'd put it off too long, but I finally got myself in for a fresh cut and color. (I know it's time for a salon appointment when I start wearing my hair in a bun everyday... and that had been going on for weeks.) There's just something so relaxing about having someone else color, wash, cut, and style your hair. And it's a such a refreshing feeling to look in the mirror and have a new 'do.

2. Upgrade your shower/bath routine.

I really miss the gorgeous, antique claw-foot bathtub I had in my apartment four years ago. Best baths ever. And while I no longer have that luxury, that's no excuse not to make the most of my showers. I've made it a point to slow down and enjoy showers rather than rush around in the morning or take quickies at night. Mrs. Meyers helps me do just that.

I've been using Mrs. Meyer's honeysuckle body wash, hand lotion, and bar soap for about a year now. I love the fragrance, especially in the winter. It's reminiscent of summer afternoons and a lovely little bottle of fancy honeysuckle perfume my grandma gave me when I was little. Now, Mrs. Meyer's has rolled out the body lotion. I'm delighted—and so is my dry, flaky winter skin, which now feels soft and smells like summertime.

Want to try out the body wash and body lotion for yourself? My friends at Grove are offering this free Personal Care Kit. When you place your first order of $20 using my link, you’ll get:

  • Free Mrs. Meyer’s body wash
  • Free Mrs. Meyer’s body lotion
  • Free Grove loofah
  • Free Shipping & 60 Day VIP Trial

If you’re an existing customer, you’ll receive a free Grove lip balm—perfect for soothing chapped lips! Speaking of which...

3. Swipe on some bright lipstick.

I've been experimenting with different reds and berries lately to see which lip color I want to wear on my wedding day. I'd forgotten how just a little bit of bold lipstick can boost your confidence and make you feel more pulled together.

(Pssst! Grove carries some fabulous Burt's Bees gloss lip crayons. Pacific Coast is one of my go-to colors.)

There you have it: salon, smell-good shower, and some bright lips... my three favorite ways to feel like a lady amid frigid Iowa winters and hectic schedules.

But don't stop there. Grove Collaborative is stocked with some awesome products to pamper yourself this winter—from the Burt's Bees gloss lip crayons to Acure Organics to Mrs. Meyer's products for your house and your body.

You’ll get the above pictured set (body wash + body lotion + loofah) FREE with your first order of $20.

Here’s an example of what your cart might look like:

You’ll get all those products + Mrs. Meyer’s body wash and body lotion + Grove loofah for around $20! Plus, you’ll get free shipping and a free 60 day VIP trial. Grove really pampers their VIPs, from free shipping to free gifts, price matching, exclusive sales, and personal service. I love the customer service and free shipping that I get as a VIP.

This offer is only available until February 18, so don’t miss out!

How it works:

  1. Sign up for Grove Collaborative here. You will receive the personal care kit for free when you sign up!
  2. To receive this offer, your order needs to be a minimum of $20. Choose the combination of products and scents you love and receive your first box within a few days.
  3. You made it! Click Finish & Pay and place your order. 

Happy pampering, lovelies!

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