If Christmas and wedding planning are taking their toll on your sanity, indulge in a little pamper therapy, says beauty expert Emily Berryman…


Anatomicals Cruisin’ for a Snoozin’ Sleep Balm, £3.79

When an endless To Do list is keeping you awake, this cheeky little balm is packed with relaxing natural goodies to help you drift into the land of nod. A bride needs her beauty sleep! www.asos.com


Origins Peace of Mind, £13

A go-to remedy for busy brides the world over, dab this cooling blend of peppermint and rose onto your temples and feel Brideszilla moments melt away… www.origins.co.uk

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Aromatherapy Associates De-Stress Mind Bath & Shower Oil, £40

This head-clearing cocktail of luxurious plant oils will have you emerging from your tub a new woman. Pricey, yes. Worth it? Definitely. www.aromatherapyassociates.com


Valeur Absolue Harmonie, £59

Forget wearing fragrance simply because it smells nice, this new signature scent contains a rate flower extract from the immortelle flower, which stimulates the release of ‘happy hormones’, beta-endorphins! www.houseoffraser.co.uk


Caudalie Divine Candle, £22.80

With warm and uplifting notes of rose, pink pepper and grapefruit, this candle is a cuddle in wax form! Definitely one to light when your mum is challenging your table plans. Again. www.escentual.com


Bach Rescue Balm, £6.30

Brimming with the same five calming flower essences found in our much-loved Rescue Remedy – this this dinky pot of loveliness to keep your pout pucker, and your stress levels down! www.boots.com


Elemis De-Stress Massage Oil, £33

A clenched jaw and knotty shoulders will kill the look of your wedding dress, so stroke your way back to serenity with this celeb favourite, full of tension-busting essential oils. www.timetospa.co.uk


Malki Dead Sea Aromatherapy Bath Salts with Frankincense & Rose Petals, £6.85

Bathing beauties have been taking to the Dead Sea for centuries thanks to its amazing therapeutic properties – and while a last-minute trip may be out of the question, you can toss a handful of these mineral-rich salts into your bath and make like Cleopatra. www.boots.com


Organic Surge Lavender Meadow Foaming Bath, £5.99

Despite its pocket-friendly price tag, this fabulous foam is bursting with pure plant extracts to help sooth away your inner ‘arghs’. Add a good glug and R.E.L.A.X. www.organicsurge.com


This Works Deep Sleep Body Therapy, £20

Loved by beauty editors, this super-hydrating skin drink is laced with snooze-inducing goodies like vetivert and lavender. Yay to sleeping yourself softer! www.thisworks.com


M&S Ragdale Hall Relax Restful Pillow Spray, £5

The addictive scent of a spa in a spray, this beautiful spritz is infused with a heavy dose of lavender essential oil to help stress heads get some kip. Night night, sleep tight! www.marksandspencer.com


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